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  • 22-Oct-18 TV News: 'Council of the Republic launch set for Oct 30’

    ACN | Barcelona
    22 October 2018 07:00 PM
    22-Oct-18 TV News: 'Council of the Republic launch set for Oct 30’
    The Council of the Republic will be launched on October 30 in Barcelona, and it's going to be an international body to promote Catalonia's self-determination abroad. Led by former leader Carles Puigdemont, those involved say it’s an essential part of the work towards the implementation of a...

HIGHLIGHTS


Four Mossos d'Esquadra vans on October 19 2018 (by Miquel Codolar)

Barcelona to increase uniformed police presence in key areas

With crime up 19% this year, government aims to reorganize how officers work to provide more...
Outside the Spanish Supreme Court (by ACN)

Supreme Court to make final decision on mortgage tax on November 5

After ruling saying lenders should pay duty was suspended, fears mount over retroactive...
Containers at Barcelona port (by ACN)

Container traffic in Barcelona port until September up some 13.5%

The movement of goods at the Catalan capital port increased some 12.3% in the first nine months...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont (center) in Waterloo (by ACN)

Council of the Republic to be launched on Oct 30 in Barcelona

The private body led by former president Puigdemont from Belgium will be inaugurated at Catalan...
From left to right: former minister Toni Comín, former president Carles Puigdemont, president Quim Torra, and former minister Meritxell Serret (by Natàlia Segura)

Puigdemont summons pro-independence groups to Brussels to launch Council of the Republic

Far-left CUP party declines invitation, dismissing organization as "symbolic"
Image of a meeting Puigdemont (right) and Iglesias held in 2016 when the former was Catalan president (by Rafa Garrido)

‘Dialogue without ruling out any topic,’ say Puigdemont and Podemos head

Former Catalan president and Pablo Iglesias speak over the phone for 45 minutes and the exiled...

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


Screenshot from racist incident on Ryanair flight

Ryanair criticized for inaction over racist incident on Barcelona flight

Airline says matter is in police hands as video of passenger hurling insults at 77-year-old black...
Aerial images of the C-12 road flooded in southern Catalonia on October 20 (by Catalan Firefighters)

Disruptions after 300 mm rainfall in two days in southern Catalonia

Some 300 passengers stuck on a train for between 8 and 12 hours

BUSINESS


Catalan Vice President and economy minister Pere Aragonès during an interview with ACN (by ACN)

Moody's improves Catalonia's ratings outlook

Declaration of independence impact on country's GDP and industrial sector "limited," says agency
Some of the MBA students during a meeting on October 18, 2018 (by Andrea Zamorano)

600 international students visit firms and institutions in Barcelona

MBA Day organized by Barcelona Global allows future executives studying at local business schools...
Refrigerator system for computers by a Catalan company featured at the IoT Solutions Congress (by Aina Martí)

Internet of Things fair kicks off in Barcelona

Running until Thursday, IoT Solutions Congress features 340 exhibitors

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Carmen Calvo claims "there is no possibility" to hold an independence vote either in Spain or in other "comparable democracies"

Executive in Madrid claims EU would consider it too expensive

NGO says pre-trial imprisonment of Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart is "disproportionate" and restricts their rights to free speech and peaceful assembly

CULTURE


One of the grandchildren of the last pharmacist of the Llívia Pharmacy, Bruno Esteva, showing documents to the Llívia Museum Director Gerard Cunill on October 17 2018 (by Albert Lijarcio)

One of Europe’s oldest pharmacies, on display in Catalan town

More objects from the medieval Esteva Pharmacy are set to be shown in the Llívia museum once...
Barcelona's Biennal of Thought (by Laura Fíguls)

Barcelona's first Biennial of Thought 'a major success,' says mayor

After 20,000 people participated, council says event promoting debate on challenges facing cities...

LIFE & STYLE


Books at the Arts Santa Mònica on April 21 2018 (by Gemma Fontané)

Get ready for Barcelona’s first ‘Bookshop Night’

Scores of establishments around the Catalan capital open their doors to talks, events, concerts,...
Winegrower Xavier Ribes in his vineyard in Montan de Tost on October 10 2018 (by Albert Lijarcio)

Pyrenees vineyard prepares for harvest

Alt Urgell county contributes to the over 300 hectares of high-altitude viticulture in Catalonia...
The power station beneath which Horrorland will be set up (by ACN)

Horrorland theme park draws thousands to central Catalonia

Over 20,000 visitors to descend on rural Berguedà for opening of new leisure project devoted to...

SPORTS


Port de Bonaigua ski lifts on October 8 2018 (by Marta Lluvich)

IOC greenlights Pyrenees-Barcelona winter olympics bid

International Olympic Committee approves Catalonia's candidacy to host the major international...
Messi, Suárez and Coutinho celebrate the goal from the Barça captain (Photo by: Miguel Ruiz / FCB)

Valencia CF – FC Barcelona: A hard-fought point (1-1)

Lionel Messi equalised an early opener from Garay to earn the blaugranes a share of the spoils at...