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People buying firecrackers at the shop Casa Monfort, which sells the bottle of Cava

22 June 2010 09:36 PM

Explosive cava a hit this Sant Joan

Coca, cava and firecrackers are as ever an essential part of the menu for the shortest night of the year but this year cava bottles will be set to a quite different use.
Two women with niqab in Marseille, France

22 June 2010 12:32 AM

'The Times' questions Barcelona's liberal spirit for banning burqa in municipal buildings

The UK conservative newspaper has issued an article judging the ban Barcelona's Town Hall has issued on full-face veils in municipal buildings as a contradiction to the city's liberal image. According to 'The Times', the ban on the burqa and the...
Saura accompanied by the Mayor of Sabadell, Manuel Bustos, during the presentation of the forest firefighting resources

19 June 2010 04:32 AM

Joan Saura presents fire-fighting resources to halt summer brush fires

Catalan Home Affairs Minister calls for cooperation on all sides as fears rise of forest wreckage from March snowfalls
Buoys were used to transport the artificial reef modules to the seabed.

18 June 2010 06:42 PM

New project to improve the seabed off the Sitges coast

Artificial reefs to the south of Barcelona set in place to restore marine biodiversity. The pioneer project aims to facilitate the reproduction of species and benefit traditional fishing methods.
A member of the Catalan police, called Mossos d'Esquadra, in an operation

18 June 2010 03:56 PM

Five of the six Russian mafia leaders busted in Tarragona to be sent to prison

Catalan police arrested two days ago 6 supposed bosses of the Russian Mafia. The suspects have been sent immediately to the National Court of Spain where the instruction judge has sent five of them to jail and the other was released on parole.
Catalan students level is lower than last year.

16 June 2010 11:48 PM

Catalonia fails in Primary Education

One out of every three students has serious difficulties regarding reading and writing competence
The special forces of the Mossos d'Esquadra

16 June 2010 06:50 PM

Russian Mafia hit by Catalan Police

Six Russian mafia leaders have been detained in Catalonia by the Mossos d?Esquadra, the Catalan Police. The arrested men, whom were detained in Barcelona, Reus, Cambrils, and Salou, will be accused of the falsification of documents, illicit...
Neus Català, nazi camp survivor, and Joan Saura, Catalan Minister for Home Affairs, Insitutional Relations and Participatio

16 June 2010 06:25 PM

Nazi camp survivors, commemorated

Neus Català, a survivor from Ravensbrück, has been recognised as a ?defender of democracy? on her 95th birthday. The event was an homage to the hundreds of women who were deported during the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship whom...
Jordi Costa and Antoni Vilà at the DINCAT presentation

16 June 2010 04:44 PM

Intellectually disabled people also hit by economic crisis

DINCAT demands equal rights in a difficult context as special learning centres are hit by job cuts and a reduction in the number of new service centres
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