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Researchers at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia design microchips for the Mars 2020 NASA mission (by Elisenda Rosanas)

04 July 2019 06:22 PM

Catalan technology to help NASA find life on Mars

Researchers from the Polytechnic University develop sensors to measure wind speed and air temperature on the Red Planet

Aerial view of Ribera d'Ebre fire in southern Catalonia (Quim Vallès/ACN)

04 July 2019 12:54 PM

Thermometers set to rise above 40ºC over the weekend

Temperatures are expected to peak on Saturday, to be followed by storms before conditions stabilize next week
Women cut off traffic in central Manresa street as they protest violence against women on July 2, 2019 (Laura Busquets/ACN)

03 July 2019 02:38 PM

Echoes of ‘wolf pack’ case in Catalan gang rape trial

Hundreds protest in Manresa against six men accused of sexually assaulting teenager in 2016
A child jumping into a swimming pool in Figueres (Gemma Tubert/ACN)

03 July 2019 12:53 PM

Catalonia to go from one heatwave to the next

After thermometers rose above 40ºC at the weekend, this week's slight drop looks to be short-lived, with higher temperatures forecast over next few days

Open Arms NGO threatened with €900k fines for migrant sea rescue

03 July 2019 11:30 AM

Spain threatens migrant rescue NGO with €900k fine

Proactiva Open Arms risks huge penalties if it defies ban on saving refugees in Mediterranean

Spain's late dictator Francisco Franco surrounded by army officials (by Fondo Car-Kutxa Fototeka)

03 July 2019 10:59 AM

Challenge of finding a final resting place for Franco

Spanish government to complain to Vatican over diplomatic "interference" as it continues its efforts to move dictator's remains

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”
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