4 months after the surgery, the patient is said to be "happy" with his new image. The Vall d?Hebron Hospital of Barcelona performed the operation. It is the 1st full face transplant, after 13 partial face transplants in the world.
The city of Barcelona plans to be the frontrunner of the electric car industry in Catalonia. Under the public-private initiative ?Live Barcelona?, the city will take many steps to promote the use of electric vehicles.
A new technique has been put into place that enables more precise irradiations, affecting surrounding organs less and thus minimising secondary effects. The Catalan monographic hospital is the 2nd in Spain to use this technique.
The Catalan capital has just become ?twins? with another city in the world, the Californian city of San Francisco. Ignasi Cardelús made an agreement with the San Francisco mayor on Monday recognising the cities commonalities.
Tragedy in Barcelona?s Tibidabo amusement park. The pendulum ride attraction falls, resulting in 1 girl dead and 3 other minors injured. An investigation will look into the exact causes of the tragedy.
A university study from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona concludes that the intensity of hurricanes will never be possible to predict with an accuracy of 100%. The study has been published in the prestigious journal ?Nature Physics?.