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A building left in ruins from the major wildfire in southern Catalonia. (Photo: Miquel Colodar)

01 July 2019 12:44 PM

Wildfire in southern Catalonia finally under control

Fire service says it will take "indefinite number of days" before blaze will be completely extinguished, while authorities begin to count the cost
Open Arms vessel setting sail from Barcelona port on April 23, 2019 (by Miquel Codolar)

01 July 2019 12:02 PM

Open Arms rescue ship saves a boat with 40 people including babies and pregnant women

The wooden boat had been traveling for three days from Libya
Operations officer of the Catalan firefighters Joan Rovira speaks to the media regarding the southern Catalonia wildfire. (Photo: Miquel Codolar)

30 June 2019 10:58 AM

Firefighters work to control the southern Catalonia wildfire

Six thousand hectares burned but firefighters announce the perimeter of the wildfire was “stabilized”
Air crews work on controlling the wildfire in southern Catalonia. (Photo: Salvador Miret)

29 June 2019 10:27 AM

Wildfire 'on road to stabalization' with just 10% still active

Firefighting teams still remain cautious but efforts are paying off
Screenshot of video posted on Twitter of homophobic aggression at a Barcelona McDonalds on June 27, 2019

28 June 2019 07:30 PM

Homophobic attack in Barcelona: 'I'll make you heterosexual with a beating'

Friend posts video to denounce aggression on day of Pride address
Image of the meteorological service of Catalonia showing the severity of the heatwave across the country. (Photo: Meteocat)

28 June 2019 05:53 PM

Catalonia on high alert as temperatures rise above 40 degrees

Authorities advise caution with vulnerable groups especially as forecasts predict heat will continue until Tuesday
Open Arms vessel setting sail from Barcelona port on April 23, 2019 (by Miquel Codolar)

28 June 2019 01:05 PM

Open Arms ship defies ban and sets sail to rescue migrants in Mediterranean

NGO founder Òscar Camps: “I rather be in prison than complicit”

Catalan Stonewall: LGBT has come a long way since Franco

28 June 2019 12:19 PM

As Pride celebrates Stonewall, Catalonia remembers its own LGBT breakthrough

Franco's Spain dismissed queer people as a "danger to society." Then, they staged an unprecedented protest in Barcelona

British resident evacuated from wildfire says she feared for her life during the blaze

28 June 2019 11:31 AM

Firefighters brace for ‘worst day’ of heatwave as wildfire controlling attempts continue

The southern Catalonia blaze no longer has powerful active fronts but remains burning
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