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The Catalan foreign minister, Victòria Alsina, during a tribute to Pau Casals in Washington on December 8, 2021 (by Catalan government)

09 December 2021 11:10 AM

Catalonia to take part in White House Summit for Democracy event

Foreign minister visits America and Mexico to commemorate 50th anniversary of cellist Casals' famed UN speech

Sagrada Família star lights up, altering Barcelona's skyline forever

08 December 2021 09:00 PM

Sagrada Família's 12-point star atop tower of Virgin Mary lights up Barcelona skyline

5.5-tonne ornament sits at the peak of what will be the second-tallest of the basilica's 18 towers

A building lit up as part of the 'Natura encesa' light installation in Barcelona's Pedralbes Gardens (by Maria Asmarat)

08 December 2021 12:04 PM

Barcelona’s Pedralbes Gardens transform into Christmas forest of light

Special seasonal exhibition can be visited until January 9
The interior of the Sagrada Família basilica (image from Sagrada Família website)

20 June 2021 09:03 AM

What you need to know if you're visiting Catalonia this summer

Which sights are open, under what Covid-19 conditions, and some alternative ideas for around different regions

The year in review: 2020 in Catalonia

30 December 2020 12:07 PM

A pandemic, political instability, and climate change: a look back at a gloomy 2020

An overview of the year from a Catalan perspective

The view of Gaudí's famous Casa Batlló from the virtual tour (by Casa Batlló)

18 March 2020 12:27 PM

Catalan culture to enjoy while in quarantine

As the covid-19 coronavirus crisis shuts down society, Catalan News offers this selection of activities to keep yourself entertained

Why do Catalan Christmas traditions involve poo?

05 December 2019 07:35 PM

Why do Catalan Christmas traditions involve poo?

From seasonal figurines answering nature’s call to wooden logs excreting presents, faeces are an integral part of Christmas in Catalonia. But… why?

20 August 2018 07:37 PM

Assailant shot down in police station after showing “clear intention” to kill officers

Assailant shot down in police station after showing “clear intention” to kill officers

The attempted knife attack in a police station on Monday early morning is being treated as a "terrorist attack," said the Catalan police in the afternoon, some six hours after the events. According to...

Quim Torra's swearing-in session: what to expect

12 May 2018 11:57 AM

Quim Torra's swearing-in session: what to expect

JxCat presidential candidate to make speech before other parties respond and vote is called

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