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  • 10-Dec-19: 'Talks advance to invest Sánchez but no conclusion yet'

    ACN | Barcelona
    10 December 2019 07:07 PM
    10-Dec-19: 'Talks advance to invest Sánchez but no conclusion yet'
    Progression in agreeing on what instruments to use to tackle the political conflict in Catalonia. This is what a joint statement between pro-independence Esquerra and the Socialists read after their third meeting

HIGHLIGHTS


United Nations Human Rights Council plenary session on June 24, 2019 (by Natàlia Segura)

40 organizations denounce 'human rights violations' in Spain to UN

Most alleged infringements presented in Geneva relate to protest, freedom of expression, and...
Japanese Consul General to Barcelona Naohito Watanabe and Catalan foreign minister Alfred Bosch on December 10, 2019 (by Guifré Jordan)

Barcelona-Tokyo flight a priority, say Catalan and Japanese officials

Foreign minister and consul express their wish for a direct link between the two capitals, and...
Archeologists working on the excavation of a Roman-era Via Augusta in the Catalan town of Badalona (by Eduard Batlles)

Badalona recovers its Roman past with Via Augusta dig

Excavation in city north of Barcelona reveals 40-meter stretch of first-century BC Roman road

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


Officials from Esquerra Republicana and the Socialist party meet in Barcelona to discuss the investiture of Pedro Sánchez as president of Spain (by ERC)

PSOE and ERC gear up for Barcelona talks on investing Sánchez

First meeting in Catalan capital between Spanish Socialists and pro-independence Esquerra aims at...
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont at an event on November 3, 2019 (by Natàlia Segura)

Puigdemont does not rule out trying to be reinstated as president

Exiled former Catalonia head believes upcoming EU court ruling on MEP-elect Junqueras’ immunity...

SOCIETY


Acting Spanish president and vice president, Pedro Sánchez and Carmen Calvo, sit in the Spanish congress on December 3, 2019 (by Javier Barbancho)

Over 70% in Spain think state is not going in right direction, says EU poll

While more of those surveyed believe Spanish democracy works, it remains back of the queue in Europe
Tsunami Democràtic protesters gather at Plaça Universitat for a demonstration in November, 2019 (by Norma Vidal)

Tsunami Democràtic calls for ‘massive’ protest for Barça-Madrid clásico

The group complains about the clubs not agreeing to make their message “visible from the stands...

BUSINESS


Image of Seat's Tarraco model in September 2018 (by Roger Segura)

Seat breaks sales record for second year in a row

Automaker sold 542,800 vehicles worldwide by November, over 10% more than last year
A Ryanair plane takes off from the Reus airport on December 14 2017 (by Roger Segura)

Ryanair Girona base to remain open as workers agree nine-month contracts

New working conditions accepted by staff of the low-cost airline will see them go unemployed...
Image from the press conference organised by the Col·legi d'Economistes (by Guifré Jordan

9 in 10 economists say Catalan economic situation same or worse than 2018

Two thirds of those polled see political situation in Catalonia and Spain as one of main concerns

MOST POPULAR


Torra and Jambon sign agreement promoting "peaceful self-determination" as a "basis for a political solution"

New 10-journey 'T-Casual' will be €1.15 more expensive, with 'T-Usual' granting unlimited journeys for 30 days for less than current equivalents 

Former president Mariano Rajoy is among politicians in office during 2017 independence bid cited in suit filed in International Criminal Court

CULTURE


'Buñuel in the labyrinth of the turtles' wins European Animated Feature Film 2019 (by The Glow Animation Studio)

'Buñuel in the labyrinth of the turtles' wins European Animated Feature Film 2019

Catalan director Salvador Simó says film was a "wonderful gift"
Rosalía during her Barcelona concert (by ACN)

Rosalía shines bright in hometown Palau Sant Jordi debut

"This has been the best year of my life," said the Catalan superstar

LIFE & STYLE


Chef Ferran Adrià (by ElBulliFoundation)

Ferran Adrià new project is 'like transforming the Camp Nou into a theatre'

ElBulli1846 in Cala Montjoi will open in January as an "innovation lab"
The 31 meters Christmas tree in Barcelona (by Port Vell)

Barcelona's port celebrates 150 years with new Christmas fair

A festive market, a ferris wheel, a floating nativity scene and the largest tree ever seen in...
The red salad on offer at the Climate Summit, prepared by the Roca brothers (by El Celler de Can Roca)

Catalan chefs design environment-focused menu for upcoming Climate Summit

Catalonia's best restaurant invites world leaders to reflect on global crisis with conscientious...

SPORTS


Luis Suárez contorts his body to score an incredible back-heel goal against Mallorca (by REUTERS/Albert Gea)

Catalan teams now top and bottom of men’s and women’s football leagues

A terrible week for Espanyol has seen them move to bottom of La Liga, as Messi puts on a goals...
Leo Messi celebrates scoring the only goal in the recent La Liga victory over Atletico Madrid (by REUTERS/Susana Vera)

Six magic Messi moments in 2019 celebrating his 6th Ballon d'Or

As the Barcelona captain wins the award recognising the world's best player for a record 6th...

CATALAN TRIAL


First photo of the seven male jailed leaders in Lledoners prison, published on November 30, 2018

Under what conditions will jailed leaders serve their sentences?

Politicians and activists convicted over 2017 independence bid to soon find out if they are due...
Amnesty have said that the verdict is against ''human rights international law'' (by Pool EFE)

Amnesty: referendum leaders' verdict is 'against international human rights law'

NGO concerned about "criminalization" of peaceful protests, which could have "dissuasive effect"...
Amnesty International's Senior Policy Advisor Daniel Joloy (by Quim Vallès)

Amnesty warns of ‘chilling effect’ of sedition conviction for independence leaders

Daniel Joloy comments on NGO’s findings after report on Catalan trial raises concerns about...