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UPC to launch the nanosatellite Cat-1

The NanoSat laboratory at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) designed and developed the Cat-1 nanosatellite, which is expected to be launched next week from India. It is a 10 cm sided cube that...

Society

Double assault charge reduced to sexual abuse

A Lleida court has sentenced two men to four years and six months in prison for having sexually abused a woman as she left a club in Vielha in August 2017. The public prosecutor was asking for fifteen...

The White Album was released 50 years ago today

Today it’s exactly half a century since the Beatles’ two-side LP, The White Album came out. Still reeling from the 1967 release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, White took them a step beyond...

Marchena resigns to judge 1-O trial

Judge agreed by PSOE and PP withdraws; ruling over 1-0 now falls to rebellion judge not moderate Martínez Arrieta

politics

Court’s competence questioned as language rights also violated

As well as questioning the impartiality of judge Manuel Marchena, the defence teams for political prisoners Jordi Sànchez, Jordi Cuellart, Oriol Junqueras, Raül Romeva, Jordi Turull and Josep Rull, yesterday...