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  • Catalan activist and MP Jordi Sànchez facing Spain's Supreme Court on February 21, 2019

    Activist Jordi Sànchez: 'All accusations are false'

    ACN | Madrid
    21 February 2019 11:27 AM

    Former head of ANC pro-independence civil organization testifies as defendant in Catalan Trial

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Former Catalan minister Santi Vila speaks in Spain's Supreme Court

Vila quit over referendum differences: ‘I saw it as a political protest’

Former business minister testifies in Supreme Court, saying independence bid was "inappropriate...
C-58 road cut in the early morning of February 21, 2019 (by Norma Vidal)

Major disruptions on general strike day coinciding with independence trial

Road cuts across country, occupation of Caixabank seat in Girona, and access to port of Tarragona...
Carles Mundó testifies in the Catalan trial in the Spanish Supreme Court on February 20 2019

Mundó denies 'contravening warnings' of Spain's judiciary on referendum

The former justice minister was the last to give his testimony on Wednesday night in the Supreme...

CATALAN TRIAL


Catalonia's former public administration minister Meritxell Borràs

Borràs says declaration of independence ‘held no legal consequences’

The former public administration minister is the seventh 2017 cabinet member to testify at the...
A screenshot of Dolors Bassa testifying in the Spanish Supreme Court

Bassa says referendum's aim was to ‘reach compromise’ with Spain

Former labor minister speaks in Spain’s Supreme Court in so-called ‘Catalan trial’ over...
#FreeForcadell Platform at the Teatro Luchada in Madrid

#FreeForcadell Platform call for freedom for jailed Catalan leaders

Attendees encouraged support for Thursday´s general strike

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


PP leader Pablo Casado speaks in the Spanish Congress on October 10 2018 (photo courtesy of Spanish Congress)

‘Nobody has done more harm to Spain in less time’: clash over Catalonia in congress

PP and Cs accuse Sánchez of “selling the nation” while Spanish president calls them...
Ada Colau and the King of Spain with the olympic flag in July 2017 (by Àlex Recolons)

Barcelona mayor to avoid Spanish king reception during MWC

The Catalan government has stated that president Torra will attend the congress
CatECP offifcials speak to the press at the Catalan parliament on February 19 2019 (by Mariona Puig)

Opposition grows impatient with government over budget

Catalunya en Comú Podem puts forward two bills, while Socialists urge president Torra to call...

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


Passengers taking a train in Barcelona's Sants station (by Aina Martí)

Government sets minimum services during general strike

Public transport and schools will operate at reduced capacity on Thursday with essential health...
Dario, aged 3, driving the 'Rayo MacRuti' in Can Ruti hospital (by Jordi Pujolar)

Lightning McRuti: Catalan hospital smooths children’s trip to operating theater

Can Ruti introduces toy car instead of gurneys for patients under six

BUSINESS


Cleaning staff at Barcelona airport (by Gemma Sánchez)

Barcelona airport cleaners to strike during Mobile World Congress

Cleaning staff to down tools during world's largest mobile event to be held in Catalan capital...
The press conference for Costa Brava's candidacy on February 14 2019 (by Aleix Freixas)

Costa Brava bids to join UNESCO biosphere reserve network

Northern coastal region aims for international distinction awarded to sustainable areas in 2021
3D printer (by Aina Martí)

Barcelona to debut 3D printing incubator

DFactory 4.0 project will also see 100-million-euro robotics center built in city's Zona Franca...

MOST POPULAR


Conference by Catalan president and exiled pro-independence leader sparked outrage among unionist parties

Twelve leaders charged with calling a referendum and declaring independence in 2017

John Bercow says MPs should have "freedom of speech" and "immunity" and remembers jailed leader Forcadell's visit

CULTURE


A museum-goer looks at 'The Argonauts,' the last piece created by Max Beckmann, at an exhibit in the CaixaForum on February 20 2019 (by Pau Cortina)

CaixaForum pays tribute to work of Max Beckmann

Barcelona venue opens new exhibition devoted to Germany's great 20th-century painter
One of the engravied tablets at the exhibit on Egyptian pharaohs in Girona on February 19 2019 (by Aleix Freixas

The world of Egyptian pharaohs arrives to Girona

The exhibit, put on by the CaixaFòrum and British Museum, has 140 pieces and runs until August

LIFE & STYLE


Model Helen Lindes on the catwalk of the 080 Barcelona Fashion (by Aina Martí)

080 Barcelona Fashion shows off its international credentials

Until Thursday, city's annual design event spotlights major foreign brands and best local talent
A child in front of one of the Chinese New Year parade figures in 2018 (by ACN)

February: what to do in Catalonia

The second month of the year brings science, lights, love, Carnival and the Chinese New Year
The new LGBT center in Barcelona, after the homophobic attack on January 27, 2019 (by Gemma Sánchez)

Protest called to condemn homophobic attack on LGBTI center

Locals respond with messages of condemnation and support, while demonstration on Monday evening...

SPORTS


FCB player Luis Suárez playing in El Clásico (by FCB)

Barça and Real Madrid meet in first of three 'clásicos' in a month

A Copa del Rey Clásico as the two most famous rivals in football do battle for a place in...
Leo Messi scores twice against Valencia (by FCB)

Barça 2–2 Valencia: Val-iant Draw!

Leo Messi scores twice as first-place Barça battle back from 2-0, first-half deficit to...