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From hope to disappointment

Many French voters believed Macron’s promises of a thorough reform of French politics, which would reunite a divided population. However, 100 days into his government, disappointment is the resounding...

education

Call for 6% of GDP to be spent on education

Some 600 people, say local police, demonstrated yesterday in Barcelona to call on the Catalan government to spend 6% of GDP on education, or €10 billion. The march, organised by the Marc Unitari de la...

business

Fashion firm TCN files for bankruptcy

Textile and fashion company, TCN, which has belonged to the Endurance Partners private equity fund since 2015, has filed for bankruptcy in a Barcelona court. However, the bankruptcy claim included an application...

society

Police operation against gang forging bank notes

The Catalan police have broken up a criminal gang involved in counterfeiting banknotes and forging documents. During the police operation, two women were arrested and a man, aged 51, 43 and 28. The suspects...

Torra calls on mayors to make Republic “effective”

The Catalan Association of Municipalities yesterday held its final assembly before the local elections in May, with president Quim Torra present expressing his support for the organisation and the role...

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