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  • 19-Apr-18 TV News: 'Controversy over misuse of funds accusation'

    ACN | Barcelona
    19 April 2018 06:43 PM
    The Spanish judge in charge of the independence case raised the accusations of misuse of public funds against Catalan leaders to up to 1.9 million euros. For many, including the magistrate himself, this has prompted the question: how can this hypothetical misuse of funds be explained if Catalan...
    19-Apr-18 TV News: 'Controversy over misuse of funds accusation'

HIGHLIGHTS


Mas Miró at Mont-roig del Camp on April 19 2018 (by Sílvia Jardí)

Birthplace of Miró’s art to open to public

The idyllic summer farmhouse is inaugurated in honor of the artist’s 125th birthday on April...
Image of CaixaBank's headquarters in Barcelona (by ACN)

CaixaBank investigated for laundering Chinese mafia money

Despite suspecting clients were involved in illegal activities, bank did not act with “due...
A woman counting ballots on referendum day (by ACN)

Misuse of public funds accusations against Catalan leaders up to €1.9M

Court elevates the alleged spending despite Spanish treasury minister claiming “not a...

Catalan News TV

POLITICS


Roger Torrent at meeting with Geneva mayor (by ACN)

Parliament speaker meets UN rapporteurs and Francophonie representative

Roger Torrent welcomes an offer by the Geneva mayor to mediate between Catalonia and Spain to...
Barça president Josep Maria Bartomeu (centre right) alongside mayor of Barcelona Ada Colau (centre left)

Controversy over Barça president’s support of jailed leaders

FCBarcelona to play Spanish Cup final on Saturday, with Spain's anthem likely to be booed by...
Spanish vice-president Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría on December 7 2017 (by Tània Tàpia)

Independence movement is ‘populist’ and a problem for Europe, says Spanish VP

Former French prime minister agrees and urges German judges to hand Puigdemont over to Spain

SOCIETY & SCIENCE


Catalan police officers guarding the Spanish goverment delegation in Barcelona (by Júlia Pérez)

Institutional violence up in Catalonia, says human rights group

Irídia documents 80 cases since January, half related to protests following Puigdemont arrest
People in the rain at Times Square, New York (courtesy of Reuters)

Catalans living abroad increases 6.4% in 2017

Latest figures reveal 302,525 now reside overseas

BUSINESS


The new terminal in the port of Barcelona on April 19, 2018 (by Andrea Zamorano)

Barcelona port inaugurates new terminal

New facility operated by Carnival Cruise Line will provide 250 jobs
Cacaolat “veggie” range on display at Alimentaria 2018 (by Luis Rodríguez)

More vegan foods at international food fair

Alimentaria 2018 following changing dietary trends, with more products on display for non-meat...
Non-alcoholic gin on display at Hostelco and Alimentaria fair (by ACN)

New innovations in drinks sector at Alimentaria fair

New products on display on second day of food and drink fair

MOST POPULAR


German judiciary dismisses charge due to lack of violence, but requests more information on the charge of misuse of public funds before accepting to process the extradition request

Spain’s national court accuses Josep Lluís Trapero of belonging to an organization seeking independence of Catalonia

The person detained is part of the Committees for the Defense of the Republic, which protested by cutting off highways and opening up tollbooths

CULTURE


Photographs in the ‘Not Here, Not Anywhere’ exhibit on April 18, 2018 (by Guillem Roset)

Living together, society, and art

A new exhibition features a retrospect of visual artist Domènec’s work, and tackles some of...
Image of an information point in the Conca de Tremp-Montsec area in 2016 (by Marta Lluvich)

UNESCO declares Conca de Tremp-Montsec a Global Geopark

The area covering four counties joins the worldwide network of regions recognized for their rich...

LIFE & STYLE


Chef Carme Ruscalleda in the Alimentaria fair on April 16, 2018 (by Guillem Roset)

Chef Ruscalleda to open restaurant for two months abroad

Seven-star Michelin chef reveals plans for pop-up eatery in a Mediterranean country
Two players battling it out in a game of Morra (by ACN)

Morra: the hand game which stood the test of time

Past-time traditionally associated with pirates and sailors kept alive by association in south...
Elies Miró, Chairman of the Patissier Gild of Barcelona, with a traditional 'Mona' (by ACN)

The ‘Mona’, the everlasting Easter sweet tradition

Artisanal cakes given by godfathers monopolize Easter Monday in Catalonia, with 700,000 units...

SPORTS


Barcelona players failed to secure the Champions league semifinals (by FCB / Miguel Ruiz)

AS Roma 3-0 FC Barcelona: Goodbye to the Champions League

Goals from Džeko, De Rossi and Manolas allow Italians to turn around three-goal deficit and...
Barça fans throw yellow balloons onto the pitch at Camp Nou (courtesy of Reuters)

UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against FC Barcelona

Yellow balloons thrown onto pitch  during Champion’s League game against AS Roma