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The journalist Raja Shafiq (by B. Cazorla)

31 January 2011 11:01 PM

Catalan radio station Pakcelona reaches out to the Pakistani diaspora all over the world thanks to the Internet

The Catalan radio station Pakcelona made the most of the closure of it’s local FM broadcast to strengthen it’s presence on the World Wide Web.

28 January 2011 09:18 PM

Barcelona sets the example for London's upcoming Olympic Games

A workshop held in Birkbeck University explored the dialogue between Barcelona and London in hosting the Olympic Games- showing that London can learn from the Catalan City's experience as host in 1992 but has its own challenges to overcome.
One of the properties in the Costa Brava (by X. Pi)

25 January 2011 06:47 PM

Catalan Police help break up a ring of international criminals

Catalan Police assisted the investigation of an international criminal ring this week. The criminals were involved in money laundering and the financing of cannabis plantations. It is estimated that the group could have spent about 3 million...
The buildings that occupy the space of the new research centre (by P. Solà)

24 January 2011 09:05 PM

Sant Pau Hospital will expand its research facilities with 17,000 square metres

The Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona will have 2 new buildings in 2014 dedicated to biomedical research. The new space will be of 17,000 square metres. The new buildings will be integrated into the daily activities of the university health centre....
A member of Spanish Police arresting suspects in Barcelona (by Spanish Police)

21 January 2011 11:05 PM

Some Spanish Police agents ask to be taught Catalan

A Spanish police trade union has complained to the government for not teaching Catalan to police agents. While money is being invested in simultaneous translation in the Senate, there is no way to help police stationed in Catalonia integrate...

21 January 2011 10:19 PM

From Sant Cugat to one of Europe’s most prestigious dance schools

Catalan Víctor Perez is only 18 years old but he currently resides in Belgium where he is training to become a professional dancer. A student at one of the most prestigious dance schools in Europe run by the international renowned choreographer...

20 January 2011 10:24 PM

Talented scientific experts: Catalonia's 21st century diaspora

Numerous talented Catalan researchers are pioneering new research in a prestigious British university but they still cannot find a job in Catalonia.
Guille López working in the New York office of a Swedish design company (by A. Matamoros)

19 January 2011 10:45 PM

Living the American dream, when Catalonia seems to small

"Although there is a very high standard in Barcelona, the clients are not the same”, this is the opinion of a Catalan web developer who is currently based in Manhattan. This is his story.

19 January 2011 10:39 PM

Unrest sparks fire in Girona’s banlieus

In Paris, back in 2005, the death of young boys fleeing from police, spread violence and unrest across the outer suburbs. Now, in Catalonia, the accident of a 16 year-old who fell from a building while escaping police, has sent a wave of violence...
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