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One of the detainees in Barcelona

02 December 2010 12:07 AM

Seven arrested in Barcelona under suspicion of Islamist terrorism related activities

The detainees are accused of falsifying documents, such as the passports used in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The seven men are allegedly part of an international network that provides Al-Qaeda with fake IDs
The memorial to the victims of AIDS, in Barcelona

02 December 2010 12:03 AM

600 Catalans get HIV every year and 12,000 use AIDS medication

The figures have been stabilising over the last few years, but the Catalan Health Minister, Marina Geli, urges citizens to protect themselves against the disease and says that there is still “a lot” to be done
This shirt can alert firefighters that are in danger of suffering from heat stress

30 November 2010 07:36 PM

Shirt designed to protect firefighters from heat stress

A team of 7 companies has developed a shirt that can detect thermal heat stress levels. The shirt is made of a flame-retardant fabric and is equipped with a system of electrodes and sensors that send off vibrations when the firefighter is in...

30 November 2010 07:01 PM

Catalan ski resorts open for the new winter season

More than 6.000 people go skiing during the first week-end in the ski resorts of Vaquèria-Beret and Port del Comte, in the Lleida Pyrénees. Two resorts in Girona are also open.

30 November 2010 06:15 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia – People, Music and Food

The Catalan News Agency is reviewing the stereotypes, myths and ideas that foreigners have about Catalonia and is calling on experts to challenge them
Ryanair planes at Girona Airport (by ACN)

29 November 2010 09:59 PM

Smoke alert on Girona Airport runway

The airplane arriving to Girona from Glasgow landed safely. The incident did not affect airport traffic.

29 November 2010 09:32 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia – Language, Nationalism and Money

The Catalan News Agency is reviewing the stereotypes, myths and ideas that foreigners have about Catalonia and experts are called to challenge them
The Sagrada Família by night, hours before the Pope's visit (by O. Burgada)

29 November 2010 09:28 PM

The Sagrada Família joins the fight against HIV

The Sagrada Família temple will be lit up in red this Wednesday for World AIDS Day. The initiative is part of the ‘Barcelona gives a face to AIDS’ campaign.

26 November 2010 11:46 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia - “FC Barcelona, that is what I relate with Catalonia. Visca el Barça i visca Catalunya!”, says Bosnian Rusmin Terzic

Motorbike world champion of 125cc Marc Márquez answers: “More than just football, there are other sports such as hockey, basketball and motorcycling that we are very good at”.
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