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education

Francesc Torres new rector at the Polytechnic

Professor of Telecommunications engineering Francesc Torres will be the new rector of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) for the next four years after defeating his opponent, current rector...

health

Low-income children: more dental problems

Underprivileged children have a more precarious dental health than their peers, according to a report on the need of dental care for children in vulnerable situations by the Pere Tarrés Foundation, presented...

international

Mugabe refuses to give up presidency

The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, at present under house arrest after a military uprising toppled his government, is refusing to resign. The military, with the support of civic groups, wants to...

economy

CaixaBank and Sabadell still have “risks”

The relocation of Banc Sabadell and CaixaBank has “shored up deposits” and “eased the pressure on liquidity,” but “the banks are still at risk in Catalonia.” This is the opinion of the rating...

finance

Instant EU bank transfer system to begin Tuesday

Bank transfers up to €15,000 from member states of the EU will be made immediate as from November 21 under a new European payment scheme (TIPS). The service, launched a year earlier than planned, is...