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Street vendors selling in the port of Barcelona (Elisenda Rosanas/ACN)

29 July 2019 08:14 PM

New police patrols aim to 'eradicate' top manta vendors in Barcelona

Hundred officers from three forces will work together on "permanent" effort to disrupt illegal street selling in key areas of city center

Authorities set 18-month deadline to comply with EU pollution limits in Barcelona

29 July 2019 06:32 PM

Authorities set 18-month deadline to comply with EU pollution limits in Barcelona

Government and local administrations to raise pace of implementing air quality improvement measures after EU takes Spain to court

Arrivals at Barcelona El Prat airport (Pol Solà/ACN)

27 July 2019 01:48 PM

Barcelona El Prat airport blocks all flights due to intense rain

Airport resumes activity with delays and restrictions

Three questions for Health Minister Alba Vergés

27 July 2019 12:27 PM

Catalan health minister insists on decriminalization of euthanasia

Alba Vergés: "We have the responsibility to answer to the people"

'Wound healed, scar still remains': deadly wildfire ten years on

25 July 2019 08:37 PM

Case of five firefighters killed in wildfire 10 years ago to go ahead

Chance to finally close scars of tragic incident as judge greenlights trial of two people accused of causing blaze after decade of delays

Spanish Civil War battle commemorated 81 years later

25 July 2019 07:15 PM

Last survivors remember Battle of the Ebre 81 years on

Four former Republican soldiers, all 99 years old, attend the commemoration of the longest and largest battle of the Spanish Civil War
European environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella during the press conference denouncing Spain's air pollution levels. (Photo: European Commission)

25 July 2019 03:41 PM

EU: Spain 'systematically' violated environmental regulations

Brussels denounces member state over air pollution in Barcelona and Madrid
Janet Sanz, deputy mayor of Barcelona, agrees the building permit for the Sagrada Familia. (Photo: Nazaret Romero)

24 July 2019 07:33 PM

Sagrada Familia church finally gets building permit after 137 years

Seven-year licence will allow work on Barcelona's iconic landmark to be completed in 2026, the centenary of architect Antoni Gaudí's death

Barcelona ecology councilor: Pollution should be a 'priority'

24 July 2019 05:33 PM

EU to sue Spain over failure to curb air pollution in Barcelona and Madrid

After a final warning earlier in July, European Commission decides to report Spanish authorities to European Court of Justice

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