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William Aitken (Courtesy of Alerta Solidària)

26 March 2021 03:16 PM

Scot detained during Pablo Hasel protests released after over a month in pre-trial detention

William Aitken, accused of attacking police and disorderly conduct, had been deemed a flight risk as a non-EU citizen
Pelai street in Barcelona city undergoing works to become more pedestrianised (courtesy of Barcelona local council)

25 March 2021 11:50 AM

Works begin to make two of Barcelona’s busiest streets more pedestrianised

Changes to city’s Pelai street and Meridiana avenue commence this spring to reduce traffic and increase mobility

Parliament bureau 'can't replace MP debates,' says former bureau member

24 March 2021 04:03 PM

2017 parliamentary bureau member’s trial for disobedience now underway

Prosecutor believes he should be disqualified from public office for allowing votes on independence push

William Aitken (Courtesy of Alerta Solidària)

24 March 2021 03:38 PM

Brexit provided as reason to request detention for Scot jailed in Barcelona riots in hearing

Prosecutor argues if absconding occurs, UK would not hand Aitken over but defense disagrees, saying Britain-EU exit agreement would indeed permit it

The wristwatch confiscated by the Nazis from Catalan exile Joan Lladó (Used with permission)

21 March 2021 11:40 AM

Long-lost watch, confiscated by Nazis, returned to family of its original owner

Joan Lladó, who fought for the French resistance, died in a concentration camp just 5 days before it was liberated

Protesters march behind banner demanding the release of Pablo Hasel, March 20, 2021 (by Pol Solà)

20 March 2021 09:37 PM

Protests one month on from jailing of Catalan rapper Pablo Hasel

Hundreds in Barcelona march under banner: 'For our rights and freedoms. Free Pablo Hasel, total amnesty'

Activists participate in global climate strike event in Barcelona

19 March 2021 07:49 PM

'No more empty promises': Fridays For Future climate activists take to streets of Barcelona

Global climate strike events celebrated in 700 cities around the world on March 19
Map of Barcelona showing bomb shelter sites in black as well as areas affected by air raids shown in red (image from Barcelona city council)

19 March 2021 03:27 PM

Discover Barcelona's 1,000 bomb shelters in new detailed interactive map

Map pinpoints exact locations of air raid shelters as well as displaying damage caused by Francoist air forces
SOS Racisme report on racism in Catalonia in 2020

18 March 2021 07:51 PM

Housing discrimination, police abuse and institutional racism exacerbated by Covid-19, says SOS Racisme

Non-profit presents 2020 'State of Racism in Catalonia' report
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