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19 November 2010 07:13 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia - “We ask ourselves if Catalan is really important on an international level”, says Brit

The president of the Institute of Catalan Studies, Salvador Giner, responds, “Catalan is spoken by 10 million people in 4 different countries”.

18 November 2010 10:57 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia - Gilles Cols: “Spaniards should have solidarity; it is a shame that Catalans are separatists”

Miquel Valls, president of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, says, “Catalonia is the first economic region in Spain, it makes up 19% of the GDP and has solidarity with the rest of the regions”.
United Nations University to open in 2012 in Barcelona (by M. Bélmez)

17 November 2010 11:35 PM

United Nations University to open in 2012 in Barcelona

The university will be located in the historic Hospital de Sant Pau area, an Art-Nouveau gem and a hospital until two years ago. The United Nations University will centre on research in education, migration, youth and the role of media.

17 November 2010 03:34 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia - Catalonia means “parties and sun”, “from January to December”, says Parisian

Tomàs Molina, Catalan public television's weatherman, answers: “It only rains 100 days a year here, but when it does, it rains a lot, almost like Monsoon season in India.”

16 November 2010 06:25 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia - “I like Catalan ‘seny’, but where is the ‘rauxa’”?, says Teresa from New York

Justo Molinero, born in Andalucía and founder of a radio and TV station in Catalonia, answers: “Catalans are very serious people, but that doesn’t mean they don’t like to party and make jokes”.
Muslim man praying in El Prat, in the Barcelona metropolitan area (by B. Cazorla)

15 November 2010 11:37 PM

Immigration in Catalonia drops 1% in a year

The drop is primarily in the male immigrant population, while the female population experienced a slight increase.

15 November 2010 08:37 PM

Stereotypes about Catalonia – Tomanic: “My Balkan origins know that nationalism can be very dangerous”

Aleksandra Tomanic, a German with Balkan roots, tells CNA what she thinks about Catalonia and nationalism. Muriel Casals, president of the main NGO promoting Catalan culture and expert in International Relations, responds to Tomanic.
A tourist bus in Barcelona (by ACN)

09 November 2010 10:56 PM

All tourist apartments in Catalonia must have mandatory municipal licenses

The Catalan Government has approved a decree regulating tourist apartments. A flat rented for a period of less than 3 months is considered a “tourist” flat. As it performs an economic activity, it will now need a municipal license. Until now,...
Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero and the Pope met at the airport, just before going back to Rome (by EFE / A. Ballesteros)

07 November 2010 09:09 PM

The Pope meets with Prime Minister Zapatero before departing back to Rome

Zapatero refused to attend the ceremonies in Santiago de Compostela and in Barcelona. This meeting was the only one they shared during the Pope’s trip. Zapatero’s decision, announced several days ago, raised controversy in Spain. The Pope...
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