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Supercomputer MareNostrum 4 at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center

20 April 2019 11:00 AM

Barcelona will compete with candidates from Finland and Italy to host one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe

Sixteen countries support one of the three proposals, five of which have committed to Barcelona
Fire fighters at the scene in l'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Photo: Laura Fíguls)

18 April 2019 10:22 AM

Fire in l’Hospitalet apartment building kills three

A woman, a three-year-old child, and a baby are the victims
Roses ready for the Sant Jordi celebration in the Mercabarna wholesale complex (by Àlex Recolons)

16 April 2019 12:12 PM

7 million roses expected to be sold on Sant Jordi's Day

Flower vendors gear up for April 23, when Catalonia celebrates its patron saint in its own unique way

Neus Català's daughter reflects on her mother in funeral

16 April 2019 12:01 PM

Last Catalan Holocaust survivor laid to rest

Government representatives attend farewell ceremony of Neus Català, who died on Saturday aged 103

A statue dedicated to Neus Català in one of the squares of her home town, Els Guiamets (by ACN)

14 April 2019 12:09 PM

Neus Català was an ‘extraordinary woman,’ mourns Catalan president

The Catalan Women’s Institute grieves the death of the death of the concentration camp survivor who spent years fighting for recognition of women refugees and in the resistance
Neus Català, Catalan survivor of the Ravensbrück concentration camp in 2010 (by ACNl)

13 April 2019 09:39 PM

Neus Català, last Catalan Ravensbrück survivor, dies aged 103

The antifascist fighter who lived through the Nazi concentration camp was given the highest awards from Barcelona and the Catalan government

Tamara Carrasco tells of forced confinement in Viladecans

10 April 2019 01:36 PM

‘A jail without bars’ – one year on, activist remains confined to Catalan town

Tamara Carrasco can’t leave Viladecans despite dismissal of initial charges of terrorism and rebellion from pro-independence protests

'People should decide freely about their own life and death,' says health minister

10 April 2019 11:23 AM

Government to propose legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide

Minister of health "determined" to have new law passed after man arrested in Madrid for assisted suicide last week
An event held in Catalonia's parliament to celebrate the International Romani Day on April 8, 2019 (by Parliament)

08 April 2019 06:47 PM

Catalan Parliament pays tribute to Roma community

On International Romani Day, chamber supports call for more political representation for ethnic group

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