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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

30% of workers scanned 'have pulmonary affectations,' metro health committee says

08 April 2019 10:49 AM

Metro strike causes crowding, queues, and delays

Asbestos found in trains leads to workers calling for better conditions
Image of a corridor in Hospital del Mar, with Dr Robert Güerri and a patient on April 3, 2019 (by Laura Fíguls)

07 April 2019 04:02 PM

Hospital del Mar leads the way in avoiding fractures in HIV patients

Barcelona hospital develops technique to show bone problems in people with virus caused by infection and not antiretroviral treatment

Image of Furius Baco attraction in PortAventura theme park

06 April 2019 03:39 PM

PortAventura theme park kicks off season aiming for 5m visitors

One in three users are international, with French market being most important

The Catalan public TV outlet TV3, Vicent Sanchis, speaking in Parliament on April 5, 2019 (by Marta Sierra)

06 April 2019 11:51 AM

Catalan public TV to take unionist leader to court for 'slander' and 'hate speech

Corporation chief accuses Cs party head of lying after he claimed TV3 insulted opposition candidate Inés Arrimadas

Alba Vergés: 'The criminal code can't be a barrier to the right to die with dignity'

05 April 2019 07:19 PM

Arrest of man who helped wife to die reignites assisted suicide debate

Catalan health minister calls for change in legislation to allow terminally ill people the right to a dignified death

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