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Image of the meeting between institutions and organisations to coordinate on refugees arrival (by ACN)

18 November 2015 06:44 PM

Catalonia is ready to host refugees

A number of different associations met this Wednesday with current Catalan President, Artur Mas, and current Catalan Minister for Social Affairs, Neus Munté, to coordinate on the hosting of refugees. "Catalonia is ready" stated...

Current Catalan Minister for Home Affairs, Jordi Jané (by ACN)

17 November 2015 08:29 PM

Catalonia reinforces measures to fight terrorism after Paris attacks

Current Catalan Minister for Home Affairs, Jordi Jané, warned that the jihadist threat in Catalonia is "grave" and insisted that the Government is "offering its hand" and is "willing to collaborate with everyone" in order to fight...

European Commissioner responsible for the Digital Economy and Society, Günther H. Oettinger handing the European Boardband Award to Guifi.net representatives (by ACN)

17 November 2015 05:03 PM

Catalan Internet project ‘Guifi.net’ wins European Broadband Award

The Catalan project 'Guifi.net', based on an open Internet, was amongst the five winners at the first edition of the European Broadband Awards. It was awarded best project in the category on innovative model of financing, business...

Image of the 15th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates' opening session in Barcelona, with current Catalan President, Artur Mas and Barcelona's Mayor, Ada Colau on the centre (by ACN)

13 November 2015 03:05 PM

Barcelona hosts 15th edition of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Under the slogan ‘Defend refugees. Achieve world peace’a dozen Nobel Peace Laureates, professors, students and worldwide organisations will tackle the refugee humanitarian crisis...

Image of a 3D printer (by ACN)

28 October 2015 07:19 PM

Innovative Catalan projects received €190 million from EU funds

Catalonia received more than 190 million euros from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, the most important initiative in the EU in terms of innovation and R&D. In the past year and a half,...

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...

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