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A wildfire burning in Pont de Vilomara i Rocafort in July 2022 (by Nia Escolà)

12 August 2022 03:32 PM

High alert for forest fires across Catalonia this weekend

Interior ministry calls on citizens to take precaution in the face of “exceptional” episode of high temperatures
Image of an electricity bill of Endesa in September 2019 (by Blanca Blay)

12 August 2022 11:19 AM

Inflation in Catalonia hits new record-high of 10.3% in July

Prices continue to increase through summer as figure for Spain also reaches new record at 10.8%
A thermostat set to 25 degrees in a restaurant in Barcelona (by Maria Asmarat)

11 August 2022 05:27 PM

Energy consumption falls 5% across Spain on Wednesday under new decree

First day of new energy saving decree coming into force shows immediate effect, but electricity use up 4% on last year
Catalan Rumba local band “Sabor de Gràcia” performing at Teatre Apolo in Barcelona (By Maria Asmarat)

05 August 2022 05:13 PM

PODCAST: Catalan Rumba - a genre full of history

It’s upbeat, playful, and catchy, but… What’s its story?

Tarraco, the first settlement of the Romans on the Iberian Peninsula (by Eloi Tost)

16 July 2022 10:17 AM

UNESCO World Heritage Sites – cultural and architectural gems of Catalonia

Places of historic architecture and beautiful natural landscapes form the building blocks of Catalan culture

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?

Investiture session

22 March 2018 04:51 PM

Turull not to be sworn in following CUP’s refusal

Minor far-left party rejects candidacy on grounds that clearer plans for independence have to be set

Catalan News interviews Núria Ramon, executive director of the Catalan Women's Institute

08 March 2018 07:45 PM

Improving visibility of women in the media ‘must be a social and political priority’

The executive director of the Catalan Women’s Institute, Núria Ramon, explains the campaign launched this year by the organization

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