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tourism

Funds from BCN’s tourist tax to go to civic officers

Barcelona’s local council has approved spending of €4.4m from the city’s tourist tax. The largest part of the funds, up to €2.5m, will go to civic officers deployed in neighbourhoods where the...

education

Plan to reduce university tuition fees by 30%

The government is looking into reducing university tuition fees by 30% over a period of three years, which could begin in the next academic year, depending on the next budget passing in parliament. In...

Council launch calls for unity

New legislation aims to boost winemaking sector

The government is to go ahead with legislation governing the winemaking sector originally put forward under the previous executive. The aim is to bring Catalan legislation from 2002 into line with European...

society

Two die as light aircraft crashes into building in Badia del Vallès