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One of the properties in the Costa Brava (by X. Pi)

25 January 2011 06:47 PM

Catalan Police help break up a ring of international criminals

Catalan Police assisted the investigation of an international criminal ring this week. The criminals were involved in money laundering and the financing of cannabis plantations. It is estimated that the group could have spent about 3 million...
The buildings that occupy the space of the new research centre (by P. Solà)

24 January 2011 09:05 PM

Sant Pau Hospital will expand its research facilities with 17,000 square metres

The Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona will have 2 new buildings in 2014 dedicated to biomedical research. The new space will be of 17,000 square metres. The new buildings will be integrated into the daily activities of the university health centre....
A member of Spanish Police arresting suspects in Barcelona (by Spanish Police)

21 January 2011 11:05 PM

Some Spanish Police agents ask to be taught Catalan

A Spanish police trade union has complained to the government for not teaching Catalan to police agents. While money is being invested in simultaneous translation in the Senate, there is no way to help police stationed in Catalonia integrate...

21 January 2011 10:19 PM

From Sant Cugat to one of Europe’s most prestigious dance schools

Catalan Víctor Perez is only 18 years old but he currently resides in Belgium where he is training to become a professional dancer. A student at one of the most prestigious dance schools in Europe run by the international renowned choreographer...

20 January 2011 10:24 PM

Talented scientific experts: Catalonia's 21st century diaspora

Numerous talented Catalan researchers are pioneering new research in a prestigious British university but they still cannot find a job in Catalonia.
Guille López working in the New York office of a Swedish design company (by A. Matamoros)

19 January 2011 10:45 PM

Living the American dream, when Catalonia seems to small

"Although there is a very high standard in Barcelona, the clients are not the same”, this is the opinion of a Catalan web developer who is currently based in Manhattan. This is his story.

19 January 2011 10:39 PM

Unrest sparks fire in Girona’s banlieus

In Paris, back in 2005, the death of young boys fleeing from police, spread violence and unrest across the outer suburbs. Now, in Catalonia, the accident of a 16 year-old who fell from a building while escaping police, has sent a wave of violence...
A guide of CultourBerlin (by CultourBerlin)

19 January 2011 12:07 AM

Tourism in the 'low cost' capital

Two Catalans opened a guided tour business in Berlin making the most of the economic crisis and the fact that the city was ‘fashionable’. They set up ‘Cultourberlin’, a project that would offer Spanish and Catalan tourists guided tours of Berlin
Jordi Pimas (right) working in his studio with his two partners (by J. Font)

17 January 2011 10:49 PM

From Barcelona to Paris to build shopping centres in China

A young Catalan architect with no employment opportunities at home opens an office in Paris to work on buildings in Asia.
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