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  • Anna Gabriel, a Catalan pro-independence leader and former MP of far-left CUP (by Maria Bélmez)

    Switzerland ‘probably wouldn’t’ extradite Catalan leader

    ACN | Barcelona
    21 February 2018 11:04 AM

    Anna Gabriel offenses “seem prima vista to be political,” says Swiss government spokesperson 

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The blurry image of jailed Catalan leader Jordi Sànchez (right) in Santiago Serra's “Political prisoners” exhibit in Madrid's ARCO art festival (by ARCO)

Exhibit featuring Catalan ‘political prisoners’ removed from Madrid’s art festival

International Contemporary Art Festival ARCO withdraws works by artist Santiago Serra amid...
Mallorcan rapper Valtonyc speaks at the podium alongside politicians, grassroots leaders, and musicians on March 22 2017 (by Rafa Garrido)

Rapper gets over 3 years in prison for lyrics

The Spanish National Court sentenced the musician 'Valtonyc’ to three and a half years in prison
On the left, Swiss socialist MP Mathias Reynard at the seat of the Catalan government on April 22 2017 (by Rafa Garrido)

Spanish government leaves 'no room for discussion,' says Swiss MP

Mathias Reynard, Socialist MP and co-president of the Intergroup on Catalonia in the Swiss...

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POLITICS


A press conference by CUP about Anna Gabriel decision (by ACN)

Mixed reaction to independence leader’s decision to stay in Geneva

Former MP Anna Gabriel’s refusal to return for court appearance draws support and criticism...
CUP's MP, Anna Gabriel, during the interview at CNA headquarters (by ACN)

Leading pro-independence figure to stay in Switzerland

Former MP Anna Gabriel says she would not have a "fair trial" in Spain and will not appear at...
The PPC secretary general, Santi Rodríguez (by ACN)

Parties call for an end to political ‘paralysis’

Amid growing impatience over investiture, parliamentary bureau puts presidency law amendment on...

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


On the left, Swiss socialist MP Mathias Reynard at the seat of the Catalan government on April 22 2017 (by Rafa Garrido)

Spanish government leaves 'no room for discussion,' says Swiss MP

Mathias Reynard, Socialist MP and co-president of the Intergroup on Catalonia in the Swiss...
Police officers escort citizens away from the center of Barcelona after the attacks on August 17 (by Núria Julià)

Three arrested in France for suspected ties to Barcelona attacks

The individuals in custody have connections to incarcerated alleged terrorist Driss Oukabir

BUSINESS


Representatives of the Fruit de Ponent cooperative in Luxembourg on Tuesday (by ACN)

Fruit cooperative demands compensation from EU

 Industry lost millions of euros as a result of "Russian veto"
Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, with general director of the Fira de Barcelona, Constantí Serrallonga (by ACN)

Fira de Barcelona turns over €188M in 2017

Political instability had no effect, according to general director of trade fair organization
Barcelona port (by ACN)

Catalonia breaks export record for seventh consecutive year

Catalan sales abroad rose to €70bn in 2017, an 8.7% yearly increase

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“Police offers insulted him and asked for his papers,” denounces Catalan mayor

Ranking by Financial Times group puts country ahead of 450 regions and cities analysed

Months after the picture went viral, he says police officers are "going after" him, and is accused of disobedience from referendum day

CULTURE


Two acrobats perform on aerial silks on February 20 2018 for the Girona Circus (by Jordi Altesa)

World-class circus acts land in Catalonia

Almost 100 international artists will perform at the Gold Elephant International Circus Festival...
A little girl dances with headphones during the Petits Camaleons festival on February 18 2018 (by Mar Martí)

Both parents and children enjoy sold-out kid’s music festival

The ‘Petits Camaleons’ event held a special edition after being cancelled on October 1 due to...

LIFE & STYLE


Skiers making the most of the snow in Masella (by ACN)

Quality snow for positive ski season in Catalonia

9000 ski passes sold in Masella on Sunday morning
The Roca brothers celebrating with their staff that El Celler de Can Roca was named the world's best restaurant (by ACN)

The Roca brothers prepare menu for Elton John's Oscars night dinner

More than 1,000 guests will taste chef's Joan Roca vanguard dishes, which keep a family tradition...
Illustrator Juan López Fernández (known as Jan) at the 36th Barcelona Comic Fair presentation on February 6 2018 (by Júlia Pérez)

Superlópez and ‘King’ Kirby the stars of 2018 Barcelona comic fair

Annual congress devoted to the popular art form to celebrate 36th edition from April 12 to 15

SPORTS


Heurtel was one of the heroes of the evening for Barça Lassa (by Victor Salgado, FCB)

Herbalife Gran Canaria - Barça Lassa: In the cup final! (74-87)

The blaugranes put in a huge effort on a collective level with Heurtel in superlative form to...
Catalan independence flag in a demonstration on October 3, 2017 (by Rafa Garrido)

Barça supporter arrested for waving independence flag

“Police offers insulted him and asked for his papers,” denounces Catalan mayor