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Catalonia contributed 119.1% and received 99.4% if the Spanish average were 100% (by ACN)

11 July 2013 01:28 AM

Catalonia is the 3rd Autonomous Community paying the most and the 10th in amount of funds received from the Spanish Government

The Catalan Executive has published the liquidation of Spain’s fiscal redistribution scheme of 2011. That year, Catalonia was the 3rd Autonomous Community paying the most taxes per citizen in Spain, with a 119.1% rate if the average were 100%....
The Catalan President, Artur Mas, visiting the works at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Village (by P. Mateos)

10 July 2013 11:16 PM

"Who the heck is funding whom? It's Catalonia that funds Spain" Mas answered Montoro

On Tuesday, the Spanish Finance Minister, Cristóbal Montoro, stated before the Senate that the Spanish Government “was financing the services” the Catalan Executive provides. In an angry and agitated tone, Montoro concluded the intervention...
Francesc Homs showing the endorsement list made by the previous Catalan Government chaired by the PSC (by R. Garrido)

10 July 2013 01:07 AM

The Catalan Government will totally modify the "file of endorsements" after the controversy

The Catalan Executive announced the creation of a website showing the support of social organisations, NGOs and private companies for its policies, named the “file of endorsements”. The Catalan Government’s official aim was to foster...

A street full of shops in Lleida (by ACN)

06 July 2013 12:53 AM

The Catalan Government rejects Spain's new market unity law as it recentralises power

On Friday, the Spanish Government approved a proposal of law strengthening market unity, officially aiming to simplify the bureaucratic and legal framework in which companies operate. However, the Catalan Executive fears Madrid’s reform does...

The Catalan Parliament voting on Thursday for the creation of the committe on the right to self-determination (by G. Soriano)

05 July 2013 12:44 AM

The Catalan Parliament establishes the committee for self-determination with 80% support

On Thursday, the Parliament of Catalonia set up the parliamentary committee for the right to self-determination with the support of all parties except the Spanish nationalists People’s Party – which runs the Spanish Government – and the...

Germà Gordó, the Catalan Justice Minister, at the Catalan Parliament a few days ago (by ACN)

04 July 2013 01:04 AM

The Catalan Justice Minister is indicted as witness regarding an influence peddling case

Following a petition by the Spanish Public Prosecutor Office, the judge has called Germà Gordó, the Catalan Minister of Justice, to testify as witness in the alleged influence peddling case of the allocation of licenses to technical vehicle...

A branch of the Catalan Public Employment Service (by ACN)

02 July 2013 11:12 PM

Unemployment drops by 24,878 people in Catalonia, registering the largest drop in June since 1996

Registered unemployment in Catalonia decreased by 3.87% in June compared to the previous month’s figures. June is a month when unemployment tends to be reduced due to summer jobs, but last month registered the highest drop since 1996. The total...
Lluís Llach (centre) singing the concert's last song with other artists and children of the Vilafranca castellers group (by ACN)

02 July 2013 12:20 AM

Massive concert supporting Catalonia’s self-determination is ignored by Spanish politicians

On Saturday evening, 90,000 people gathered in FC Barcelona Camp Nou stadium to attend a concert backing Catalonia’s right to self-determination. The event, organised by a civil society entity – Òmnium Cultural – and without public funding,...
Rafael Ribó presenting the report (by X. Alsinet)

28 June 2013 11:37 PM

The Catalan Ombudsman states its resolutions cost 14 times less than those of the Spanish Ombudsman

The Catalan Ombudsman, Rafael Ribó, accused the Spanish Government of trying “to manipulate” data in its report last week, in order to push forward a recentralisation reform, which “goes against the self-government principle”. Ribó...
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