News from El Punt Avui


Young Catalans now tolerate corruption

Young Catalans now accept cases of corruption occurring in everyday life as normal. This includes copying in an exam, falsifying residency to enrol a child at a preferred school, a public worker receiving...

Calvo clarifies 155 not an option

global economy

IMF sees a debilitated world in face of upcoming crisis

Police restructure shelved

Health care defenders demand shorter waits

The Marea Blanca, a platform defending public health in Catalonia, yesterday addressed a letter to the government demanding shorter waiting lists and the cessation of the commercialization of health care....


Loss of memory and loss of human rights


Six months of protests in Tarragona

It’s six months today since the silence against repression initiative began holding daily demonstrations (Monday to Friday) in front of the Tarragona courts at the entrance of the parish of Sant Pau...

united kingdom

May postpones vote on Brexit to avoid defeat

Yesterday afternoon Theresa May announced that the House of Commons vote on Brexit that was supposed to take place today will be postponed. Hours later the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk,...

Spain breaks promise to driving instructors


Activist Liudmila Alekséieva, dead in Russia at 91

Russia’s longest serving and best known defender of human rights, Soviet ex-dissident, Liudmila Alekséiva, died yesterday, in Moscow, at age 91, according to the Presidential Council of Russia for Civil...