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Taxi drivers forced Uber out of Barcelona once - can they do it again?

05 June 2021 12:09 PM

With Uber and Cabify back in Barcelona, are taxis headed for a new standoff?

Cab drivers forced ride hailing apps out of the city in 2019 — this time, keeping the upper hand could be harder

Taxis approach Barcelona's Plaça d'Espanya on their slow-drive protest to Plaça Sant Jaume, May 20, 2021 (by Lluís Sibils)

05 June 2021 11:10 AM

PODCAST: Taxis vs Uber – Barcelona, hotspot of the conflict in Europe

Uber is back in the Catalan capital as are the protests against it, with legal battles resonating across EU

Business sector says not expanding airport would 'jeopardize' future generations

03 June 2021 01:24 PM

Business sector and environmentalists at odds over expansion of Barcelona airport

Employers' associations believe facility should be an international hub, but works could damage precious wetlands

A worker at Leroy Merlin sorts items on a shelf (by Jordi Marsal)

02 June 2021 09:28 AM

May sees 120,000 more jobs in Catalonia compared to previous year

Unemployment falls in both month-on-month and year-on-year comparisons
Members of the street sellers union at the launch of their new footwear range, June 1, 2021 (by Guifré Jordan)

01 June 2021 09:18 PM

Street sellers cooperative launches new 'ethical' sneakers collection

Union contrasts their 'Top Manta' product and with "exploitative" practices of major brands

World's largest audiovisual fair, ISE, first trade show in Catalonia since pandemic

01 June 2021 09:11 PM

Catalonia’s first trade show since the pandemic, ISE, kicks off

World’s largest professional audiovisual fair hopes to host larger edition in 2022
Passengers at the Barcelona El Prat airport (by Gemma Sánchez)

01 June 2021 11:48 AM

Barcelona airport to reopen T2 terminal on June 15

Tourism industry, still reeling from effects of Covid-19 crisis, hopes for better summer season
Nissan staff burn tyres outside of their factory in the area of Zona Franca out of protest against the company's decision to close operation in Catalonia (by Aina Martí)

28 May 2021 12:50 PM

Nissan staff stage protests one year after announcement to close plants

Japanese carmaker leaving Catalonia puts over 20,000 jobs at risk

New furlough agreement 'will save thousands of families,' says Spain's labor minister

27 May 2021 05:55 PM

Spain extends temporary redundancy schemes until September 30

85% of workers furloughed during pandemic now back in employment
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