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  • The Bat-Signal projected over the front of Catalonia's National Art Museum to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Dark Knight (by ECC Ediciones)

    Bat-Signal raised over Barcelona celebrating Batman Day

    ACN | Barcelona
    22 September 2019 11:06 AM
    The 80th anniversary of the Dark Knight sees iconic distress signal projected over MNAC

HIGHLIGHTS


A passenger looks at a screen explaining the strike action in Barcelona airport on September 21, 2019 (by Miquel Codolar)

Iberia say 7% of ground staff participate in Sunday’s strike

The second day of ground staff strike in Barcelona airport passes by without incidents of note
 Arnold Schwarzenegger visits the L10 Barcelona metro line on a guided visit (by Gerard Artigas)

Arnold Schwarzenegger impressed by ‘efficient’ and ‘green’ Barcelona metro system

The actor hailed the public transport system as something the rest of the world should use
Fireworks show set to music from La Mercè festival 2015 (by Pep Herrero)

Your guide to enjoying the best La Mercè weekend for free

Barcelona's biggest street festival returns, with an incredible selection of music, dancing, and...

CATALAN TRIAL


Junqueras was elected as an MEP, but blocked from taking his seat (by Javier Barbancho)

Jailed Junqueras to challenge verdict if it comes before EU court ruling on immunity

The jailed leader’s lawyer claims that releasing the verdict before the hearing in Luxembourg...
Spain's public prosecutor, María José Segarra, in November 2018 (by Miquel Codolar)

Spain’s prosecutor demands complying with verdict on jailed leaders

Supreme Court intends to release its decision by October 16
Oriol Junqueras's photo sits atop an empty seat in the European parliament beside ERC party colleague Diana Riba. (Photo: Blanca Blay)

European parliament gets involved in jailed Junqueras immunity case

Chamber president agrees to legal committee's demands to send institution's views on issue ahead...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


Mercosur president Daniel Caggiani speaking with the media following a meeting with Catalan ministers Alfred Bosch and Chakir El Homrani (by Nazaret Romero)

Mercosur president views the ‘violation’ of ‘fundamental rights’ in Catalonia with ‘much concern’

The head of the South American trade bloc emphasised that “political differences” must be...
Image of the banner calling for jailed leaders' release outside Catalan government HQ on May 27, 2019 (by Andrea Martínez Gil)

Court orders provisional removal of banner backing jailed leaders

Torra faces November trial for refusing to take down signs asking for imprisoned officials’...
Aerial view of the protest outside the economy ministry on September 20, 2017 (by Laura Busquets)

Two years since pre-referendum mass rallies that led to imprisonment of leaders

Upcoming verdict on jailed activists will rule whether demonstrations were an...

SOCIETY


The public 'hanging' comes during an important fortnight for climate change in Catalonia (by Laura Fíguis)

Public ‘hanging’ kicks off Fridays for Future week of action

Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau will go to UN climate change summit in New York on Monday
Two girls light candles at the Barcelona terror attack memorial on August 20 2017 (by Jordi Pujolar)

Spain not to investigate alleged links between terror attacks head and secret services

“This makes us think there is something they don't want us not to know,” says Catalan...

BUSINESS


Passengers visit the Vueling customer service desk in the Barcelona airport (by Miquel Codolar)

Vueling cancels over 200 flights in Barcelona airport

Iberia ground staff strike continues this weekend, affecting thousands of passengers
Containers in the Port of Barcelona (by ACN)

Foreign investment in Catalonia up 16% in first half of 2019

Figures show recovery in amount put into Catalan economy from abroad, reaching €1.2bn in...
The Catalan Government are trying to strengthen commercial ties with Uruguay (by Nazaret Romero)

Catalonia strengthens commercial ties with Uruguay

“We will be strong allies” stresses foreign minister Alfred Bosch

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Strikes to take place every Monday between September 30 and November 18
Iberia ground staff strike continues this weekend, affecting thousands of passengers
People’s Party urges European Parliament to take action, while Ciutadans will back new Justice Commissioner-to-be if he reviews extradition system

CULTURE


Animation of the Batman Bat-signal (by DC Comics)

Bat-Signal to be seen in Barcelona this weekend

Saturday is Batman Day and the Catalan capital is among 12 cities in the world celebrating the...
The Catalan singer has organised a second concert after tickets for her first sold out (by Reuters)

Rosalía announces second concert in Barcelona on December 8

Tickets to see Catalan singing star go on sale at 10am on Monday after first gig in Palau Sant...

LIFE & STYLE


Street art mural on the exterior wall of the Celler de Can Roca restuarant (by Aleix Freixas)

Girona's Can Roca restaurant becomes a canvas for street art

Eatery of the celebrated Roca brothers just one of the venues in the northern city's annual...
Wine harvest season at Celler Gramona in Penedès (Àlex Recolons/ACN)

September marks beginning of Catalonia’s grape harvest season

Penedès, home to cava sparkling wine, is largest Catalan winegrowing region
Over a thousand musicians gathered in a rendition of 'Glory Days' (by NSF)

Relive the ‘Glory Days’ as video released of third Catalan Bruce Springsteen festival

More than 1,200 people congregated for some mass karaoke to pay homage to ‘The Boss’

SPORTS


Ricky Rubio kisses the FIBA World Cup trophy after Spain's win over Argentina in the 2019 final (by Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon)

Catalan star named Basketball World Cup MVP as Spain glides to victory

Marc Márquez wins dramatic San Marino Grand Prix, while Ansu Fati continues to lead the way for...
Ricky Rubio takes on two Serbia defenders in the Basketball World Cup second round match. (Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee)

Catalan NBA stars power national team to Basketball World Cup QF

Barcelona’s women’s team thrashed the future Real Madrid, and a Catalan silver medal at the US Open