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Members of the Catalan government, with president Pere Aragonès at the center (by Rubén Moreno-Catalan government)

24 September 2021 02:06 AM

Catalan government: Puigdemont's arrest 'irregular' and evidence of Spain's 'repression'

Right-wing unionist parties demand 'immediate' extradition of former president for his 'coup'

The Catalan former president Carles Puigdemont being released from jail in Neumünster, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on April 6, 2018 (by Guifré Jordan)

24 September 2021 02:03 AM

Why Puigdemont has been arrested and why previous attempts to extradite him failed

Belgian and German courts have never accepted handing former president in to Spain

Hundreds of people gathered in Barcelona's Born neighborhood (by ACN)

24 September 2021 01:48 AM

Hundreds of revelers gather in Barcelona city center on first La Mercè night

Police disperse crowd in El Born

A terrace in Tarragona, on the day bar and restaurant closures were announced, October 14, 2020 (Eloi Tost)

23 September 2021 06:26 PM

What are the latest Covid-19 measures in Catalonia?

From September 23, bars and restaurants can open until 1 am and outdoor areas in clubs until 3 am

Presidency minister Laura Vilagrà visits La Seu d'Urgell, September 2021 (photo from Ajuntament de la Seu d'Urgell)

23 September 2021 11:20 AM

Government ‘very seriously’ considering abandoning 2030 Winter Olympics project

Stop Olympic Games Platform calls for a citizens’ vote in the Pyrenean areas that would be affected
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?
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