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NATIONAL

Insults or Freedom of Speech?

Five hundred Masterclasses in ten seasons

Tomorrow’s match will represent the five hundreth match Sergio Busquets plays for Barcelona, in ten and half seasons. His first fixture for the squad was on the 13th of September, 2008, and within only...

NATIONAL

“Consistent with the impact of a rubber bullet”

“The lesions are the consequence of a trauma to the right eyeball, which establishes a link with the weapon in the victim’s testimony. The injuries are consistent with a high-speed impact from a rubber...

Police fail to ban silent protest outside church

For three months, people have gathered daily outside the Sant Pau de Tarragona church, in a silent manifestation demanding freedom for Catalan political prisoners. The location is not random, and was chosen...

R-4 accident cost €860,000

International

Tension around election of Interpol president

YEMEN

About 85,000 children have died in the last 4 years

About 85,000 children under 5 have died of hunger since hostilities intensified in the Yemen war almost 4 years ago according to a report released by Save The Children. The NGO, estimates that 84,701 children...

spain

Garamendi replaces Rosell as head of the CEOE

Antonio Garamendi, the president of Cepyme, was elected president of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE) for the next four years. The Basque businessman is taking over from the Catalan,...

Society

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...

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