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Chemists on strike before the Spanish Government's Delegation in Barcelona (by L. Roma)

21 November 2013 03:07 PM

Catalan chemists have already received 74% of the pending arrears

The Catalan Chemists’ Professional Association, in charge of distributing the money from partially-subsidised prescribed drugs, has already received €309 million of the €416 million arrears payments due.The Professional...

The spot in Aurora Street where Benítez was arrested in early October (by G. Sánchez)

21 November 2013 01:39 PM

A 9th police officer is indicted related to a man’s death

The judge investigating the death of a man a few hours after his arrest in Barcelona by the Catalan Police has decided to indict a 9th officer related to this case. On the 4th November, 8 Catalan Police officers were...

The Mayor of Barcelona, Xavier Trias, showing another another Smart City device (by J. Molina)

20 November 2013 09:35 PM

Barcelona leads the way in digital identification through mobile phone

Barcelona’s City Council has launched idBCN, a mobile application that allows citizens to make themselves identified through their cell phone. This new digital identification system is a world pioneer in this field and allows citizens to...

The website of the Barcelona's Centre for Regenerative Medicine (by CMRB / ACN)

18 November 2013 09:41 PM

First time creating “micro-kidneys” from stem cells

Researchers from Barcelona’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CMRB), the Catalan capital’s Hospital Clínic and the Salk Institute of California have successfully created three-dimensional renal structures which are virtually...

Part of the Catalan Police's deployment in La Mina on Friday early morning (by G. Sánchez)

15 November 2013 09:18 PM

Catalan Police’s largest-ever operation ends with 33 drug dealers arrested

The extensive Catalan Police operation against drug trafficking in Barcelona’s Zona Franca quarter and in Sant Adrià de Besós’ (North of Barcelona) ‘La Mina’ neighbourhood resulted in 33 arrests and 29...

The building and logo of Valencian Public TV Broadcaster, which has been shut down this November and had its contents in Catalan and  (by ACN)

13 November 2013 09:25 PM

Number of Catalan speakers rising despite adverse context

Catalan language speakers are increasing their number and have exceeded the 10 million people mark, according to the latest report on the situation of Catalan. This means that 72.4 % of the population now speaks the language in the various...

Unicef and Barça to cooperate at least until 2016 (by FC Barcelona)

12 November 2013 09:13 PM

FC Barcelona to extend alliance with Unicef until 2016

The Catalan club’s Board have approved the motion to extend the alliance with the UN body until the end of their term in office, which lasts until 2016. FC Barcelona has agreed, as it has done in recent years, to donate €1.5 million...

A chemist's on strike in Tarragona (by R. Segura)

07 November 2013 10:14 PM

Catalan chemists go on strike again for arrears

On Thursday morning most of Catalonia’s chemists’ were closed and their owners and employees were demonstrating on the street. They were protesting because neither the Catalan nor the Spanish Government is paying them on time for the...
UdL's facilities, where experiments of the INNOSTORAGE project will take place (by UdL / ACN)

07 November 2013 10:13 PM

Lleida University leads an international study on efficient thermal storage

The University of Lleida (Western Catalonia) will be leading the INNOSTORAGE Project regarding efficient thermal storage. They will focus their study on improving energy-storing by using Phase Change Materials and their...

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