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politics

Millo praises state’s efforts in Catalonia

The Spanish government’s delegate in Catalonia, Enric Millo, defended the work that has been carried out by central government in Catalonia following the long list of non-compliance presented by the...

society

Courses in first- aid for choking in restaurants

More than 600 people die each year from choking in Catalonia, especially when eating food. In order to prevent such situations in restaurants, Fundació Mapfre and the Association of Cooks and confectioners...

international

Suspicion of arson in forest fire in Portugal

Firefighters suspect the fire that swept through the area of Pedrógão Grande in the centre of the country last week, was intentional. President of the firefighters’ union Jaime Marta Soares, said that...

Spanish Minister of Interior changes tack

After the Catalan President Carles Puigdemont decided to unilaterally convene Catalonia’s Security Commission on July 3, the Interior Minister, Juan Ignacio Zoido, yesterday decided to tone down the...

Brussels averts massacre

Belgian security forces avert a possible massacre in the capital’s central rail terminal on Tuesday gunning down man with shrapnel and gas bomb

Intentions not facts under investigation

Supporters of Catalan referendum on independence see further judicialisation of politics in Borràs case

LONDON ATTACK

Mosque terrorist unemployed man with alcohol problems

As police continue to look for evidence in the Cardiff flat where the Finsbury Park mosque attacker lived, information about his broken life continues to appear. Darren Osborne, a 47-year-old white British...

economy

Spain rectifies Catalan foreign investment data

.The Spanish Ministry of Economy has recalculated the Catalan foreign investment figures of €4.8 billion for March and acknowledged that the actual total volume was €5.05 billion, which is a record....

Mourinho latest to be charged with tax fraud

The media’s focus on football is these days centred on the Madrid tax fraud office and alleged fiscal irregularities committed by various big names of the game. The case of José Mourinho was yesterday...

infrastructure

Sagrera station now to be finished in 2020

The Spanish Minister of Public Works, Íñigo de la Serna, said yesterday that the work being carried out on Sagrera station in Barcelona will be finished in the third quarter of 2020, a date his ministry...