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14-Jan-22: 'Jordi Cuixart to step down from Òmnium Cultural role'

14 January 2022 07:37 PM


ACN | Barcelona


Jordi Cuixart, the president of Omnium Cultural and one of the most high profile pro-independence activists, has announced he will step down from his post. Cuixart is one of the nine people who spent over three years in prison for their role in the 2017 independence push.

The Spanish government’s delegate in Catalonia, Teresa Cunillera, has resigned saying the political situation has “considerably improved" since she started in 2018. She will be replaced by the dean of the Barcelona Bar Association, Maria Eugènia Gay.

Appointments for Covid-19 booster shots are now available for people over the age of 30. On our website, you can find all information on where and how to get a vaccination appointment.

Leaders of the far-left CUP party are considering taking legal action against police officers who evicted around 100 people from a warehouse yesterday. Many of the evicted migrants slept overnight at the front door of the warehouse.

Inflation levels in Catalonia rose again in December, reaching 6.1%, shattering the previous record.

One of Catalonia’s most celebrated architects, Ricardo Bofill, died today aged 82. The artist was behind projects such as Catalonia’s National Theatre, Walden 7, and the W Hotel on Barcelona’s seafront.





  • 14-Jan-22: 'Jordi Cuixart to step down from Òmnium Cultural role'