The Catalan capital has just become ?twins? with another city in the world, the Californian city of San Francisco. Ignasi Cardelús made an agreement with the San Francisco mayor on Monday recognising the cities commonalities.
The industrial district of Poblenou was decided to become the technological 22@, a cluster of innovation and economic development. After 10 years, the number of high-tech companies is still growing and investigation centres are being set.
During the first edition of the Cruïlla Festival celebrated at Barcelona?s Forum, 16,000 people gathered to listen to great figures of the international and national music scene, such as Ben Harper, Alpha Blondy and the legendary band The Wailers.
Newspapers such as ?The Financial Times?, the ?Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung? and ?Le Monde?, online portals such as ?The New York Times?, ?The Washington Post? and the ?BBC World?, and TV News such as ?Euronews? and ?France 24? have all...
A university study from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona concludes that the intensity of hurricanes will never be possible to predict with an accuracy of 100%. The study has been published in the prestigious journal ?Nature Physics?.
On the 29th of October 2010, Sting fans have an appointment with their idol at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona. The author of ?Roxanne? and ?Englishman in New York? will sing together with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.