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The Spanish Police sarched former Catalan President, Jordi Pujol's residence in Barcelona

27 October 2015 03:28 PM

Spanish police search 15 residences, offices and companies linked to former President Pujol’s family

Spanish police entered this morning the house of the President of the Catalan Government between 1980 and 2003 and founder of the centre-right Catalan nationalist coalition CiU in the 1970s, Jordi Pujol. The officers searched for...

CDC's treasurer, Andreu Viloca, was escorted by two members of the Spanish Guardia Civil on his way to the party's headquarters this morning (by ACN)

21 October 2015 11:32 AM

The Guardia Civil searches CDC headquarters again and arrests party treasurer

Liberal party CDC headquarters have once again been searched by the Spanish Guardia Civil and the party's treasurer, Andreu Viloca, has been arrested. This Wednesday's actions are part of an ongoing investigation into alleged irregular...

United Airlines will operate a daily direct flight between Barcelona and Washington DC

16 October 2015 03:36 PM

Barcelona and Washington DC, closer than ever

United Airlines will offer a daily direct flight to connect Barcelona with Washington DC. The new route will be operative next summer, starting on the 25th of May and continuing until the 6th of September. The flight will...

Members of Porcine Sanitation Group developing the new clinique portal (by ACN)

13 October 2015 04:24 PM

Pioneering website to follow up illnesses in the porcine sector

Porcine Sanitation Group (GSP) in Lleida region, together with the Catalan Ministry of Agriculture, has launched 'Portal de Casos Clínics' ('Portal of Clinique Cases'), an innovative website to help veterinary tasks in the porcine...

New route between Barcelona and Sao Paulo, launched in October (by ACN)

13 October 2015 04:13 PM

New record for Barcelona El Prat airport: Almost 4 million passengers in September

3,974,609 passengers used Barcelona El Prat airport in September, which represents a 4.6% growth in comparison to the same month last year. Moreover, this figure sets a new record for a month of September, according to Spanish public airport...

High Speed Train stucked in Lleida, this morning (by ACN)

08 October 2015 11:20 AM

High Speed Train network in Catalonia collapsed this morning

A theft of a fibre optic cable at about 7am this morning caused the absolute paralysation of the High Speed Trains’ service in Catalonia. 40 trains and 13,000 passengers all over the territory were affected. The breakdown started in the...

Actors from 'Game of Thrones' ready for the shooting in Girona (by ACN)

18 September 2015 11:21 AM

‘Game of Thrones’ generates 3.6 million euros for Girona

The internationally acclaimed 'Game of Thrones' has generated 1.3 billion views online with publications that have referred to both the series and the city of Girona. It has also had an advertising impact of 3.6 million euros for the city....

24 August 2015 05:37 PM

Tourist towns urge Catalan and Spanish governments to help them fight ‘top manta’

Illegal street trading, known in Catalonia as ‘top manta’, is an old and complex problem in many tourist towns in Catalonia. But councils feel alone and powerless when they try to deal with it. The recent death of Senegalese citizen Mor Sylla...
The number of foreign tourists visiting Catalonia in July rose by 9.12% (by ACN)

21 August 2015 04:06 PM

A record-breaking 2.3 million foreign tourists visit Catalonia in July

Catalonia is experiencing a very positive tourism season. The number of foreign tourists visiting the country last month rose by 9.12% in comparison to July 2014 and totalled 2,340,299, the highest number since statistics from the Spanish Ministry...
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