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The building of the Spain's Constitutional Court, based in Madrid (by ACN)

30 July 2013 11:11 PM

The Catalan Government will ask the President of the Constitutional Court to be excluded from issues affecting Catalonia

The new President of the Spanish Constitutional Court, Francisco Pérez de los Cobos, has turned out to be a member of the People’s Party (PP), which runs the Spanish Government. In addition, the expert in labour law had drafted...

A tunnel with a water pipe run by ATLL in Greater Barcelona (by P. Solà)

30 July 2013 10:38 PM

The Catalan Government to appeal the Supreme Court to defend the allocation of Barcelona’s water supply to Acciona

In March of this year the Catalan Supreme Court (TSJC) cancelled the Catalan Government’s allocation of the publicly-owned Aigües Ter-Llobregat (ATLL) – which supplies water to the 5 million people of Greater Barcelona –...

The new Spanish Police officers sent to Catalonia (by P. Solà)

29 July 2013 09:25 PM

More than half of recently graduated Spanish Police agents to be sent to Catalonia

The Spanish National Police has allocated more than half of its recently graduated agents to be sent to Catalonia. Of the 418 that passed the police training this year, 231 are destined to work in Catalonia, a figure which represents 55% of the...

The President of the Catalan Government, Artur Mas, on Monday (by R. Garrido)

29 July 2013 08:55 PM

The Catalan President hopes the Spanish Prime Minister will answer the letter to organise a self-determination vote

The President of the Catalan Government, Artur Mas, is expecting an answer from the Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, to the letter sent on Friday which formally asked for a self-determination vote to take place in Catalonia. “I...

Gro Harlem Brundtland coined the term "sustainable development" (by D. Dotú)

26 July 2013 06:21 PM

Former Norway PM Gro H. Brundtland: It would be “very strange” if Catalonia were to leave the EU

The winner of the 25th Premi Internacional Catalunya, Gro Harlem Brundtland has explained how receiving the award with Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai is “special as both are fighting for women’s...

Summer jobs are responsible for the unemployment reduction (by M. Recasens)

25 July 2013 09:33 PM

Unemployment rate in Catalonia drops by 29,300 people to 23.85%

By the end of June, there were 873,000 people in Catalonia without work and looking for employment, according to the latest Active Population Survey (EPA). This represents 29,300 fewer individuals than 3 months ago, which is the highest...

The Catalan Parliament holding the debate on youth unemployment (by A. Moldes)

24 July 2013 10:00 PM

The Catalan Parliament debates on measures to fight youth unemployment

The Catalan Parliament has devoted a two-day plenary session to debate the youth unemployment problem and how it could be reduced. According to the latest Active Population Survey (EPA), the youth unemployment rate in Catalonia reached 52.7%....

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announcing the budget cuts for 2013 and 2014 (by La Moncloa)

24 July 2013 10:08 AM

Rajoy to stand in front of Congress on 1st August to explain his version of the Bárcenas scandal

The President of the Spanish Congress, Jesús Posada, has set 1st August at 9am to be the date in which the Spanish Prime Minister will face congress to explain the Bárcenas corruption scandal. It will be a debate similar in which Rajoy will have...
The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy during his press conference on Monday (by Roger Pi)

22 July 2013 07:35 PM

Rajoy will appear in front of Congress to discuss the Bárcenas corruption scandal

The Spanish Prime Minister has finally declared that he will stand before the Spanish Congress to face questions over the alleged illegal financing of senior members of his People’s Party (PP). During a press conference on Monday, Rajoy...
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