News from El Punt Avui


Four arrested for Castelldefels jewellery robbery

The Catalan police have arrested four people in relation to the robbery on Monday of a jeweller’s shop in the Ànec Blau shopping centre in Castelldefels (Baix Llobregat). The police said yesterday that...


Roca Village goes beyond retail with art and music

The Roca Village shopping area is redefining itself by including art, music and workshops. In July, August and September, the retail village is offering the Nuskito Art Space and Summer Lounge. The first...


Lacuesta chosen for San Sebastián film festival

The new film by Catalan director Isaki Lacuesta is among the 19 Spanish films chosen for the 66th San Sebastián film festival, which will take place from September 21 to 29. Lacuesta will thus aspire...

German court lets Puigdemont go free

Schleswig-Holstein court closes extradition case only a day after Supreme Court judge dropped arrest warrants


Barcelona city council recovers Muñoz Ramonet’s works of art

Barcelona city council has recovered 12 works of art from the collection of Julio Muñoz Ramonet, which the industrialist left to the city on his death in 1991. The handover of the artworks comes after...


Cage and Harris, due at 51st Sitges festival

US actors Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris, along with cult filmmaker John Carpenter, will be the main guests at the 51st edition of the Sitges Film Festival, from October 4 to 14. On announcing the news yesterday,...


Banc Sabadell sells off property assets to Cerberus

Banc Sabadell has made a deal with a subsidiary of the US investment fund, Cerberus Capital Management, for almost all of its property assets for 9.1 billion euros. According to the company yesterday,...


Locals defending Pineda del Castell evicted by police

Catalan and local police yesterday morning evicted people in Castelldefels who for 12 days had camped out to protect the Pineda del Castell wooded area from being cut down to make way for a block of flats....

Llarena throws in the towel

Supreme Court judge drops arrest warrants against Puigdemont, his former ministers and Rovira, accusing German court of a “lack of commitment”

Turnover of Catalan SMEs rose 6% in 2016

The turnover of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Catalonia improved 6% in 2016, according to the annual report on SMEs from the Pimec business association. The study, which includes information...