Catalonia

Article image
Chariots of steel: Barcelona's hidden army of scrap recyclers
Thousands of migrants play a key role in collecting Catalonia’s waste but must live on the margins

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

23, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

Article image
Like Pablo Hasél, I faced jail for my rap lyrics – but the worst censorship is self-censorship | Valtònyc
The rapper’s arrest shows Spain has a problem with freedom of ideology. But people shouldn’t be scared to write songs that stand up to power

Valtònyc

01, Mar, 2021 @10:30 AM

Article image
Barcelona to ban smoking on four of its beaches
Pilot scheme will operate from end of May to mid-September as part of city’s ongoing clean air drive

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

17, Feb, 2021 @12:53 PM

Article image
Catalonia election: pro-independence parties increase majority
Catalan Socialist party finishes first as secessionists win more than half the vote on turnout of only 53%

Sam Jones in Madrid and Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

15, Feb, 2021 @12:05 AM

Article image
Catalan parties talk of separation, but for voters, health is the priority
Public services are a huge concern for the people as politicians debate independence

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona & Sam Jones in Madrid

13, Feb, 2021 @2:35 PM

Article image
'We need to stitch Catalonia back together': Socialist candidate vows to heal divisions
Salvador Illa, Spain’s former health minister, is contesting the election on a promise of unity, despite continuing split over independence

Sam Jones in Madrid

12, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

Article image
Spanish police arrest 21 in raids on Catalan separatists
People with links to separatist movement are held on suspicion of misusing public money

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

28, Oct, 2020 @4:33 PM

Article image
Catalonia to invest in 'Catalan Nasa' space agency and satellites
Surprise announcement comes as region struggles to contain soaring Covid infections

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

27, Oct, 2020 @4:55 PM

Article image
Ex-Catalan police chief cleared of sedition in failed independence push
Josep Lluís Trapero among four acquitted after judges find no evidence of collusion with secessionists

Sam Jones in Madrid

21, Oct, 2020 @11:09 AM

Article image
European roundup: French cities given curfew; Italy breaks March record
Germany among others bringing in new restrictions, and daily records set in Poland and Croatia

Jon Henley in Paris, Angela Giuffrida in Rome and Sam Jones in Madrid

14, Oct, 2020 @9:31 PM

Article image
Catalan independence leaders seek to re-engage weary public
Pro-independence speaker of regional parliament laments disunity and failure to speak to all of society

Sam Jones in Madrid

01, Oct, 2020 @9:13 AM

Article image
Catalan leader's ban on holding office upheld by Spain's top court
Quim Torra vows to continue campaign for independence despite supreme court ruling

Sam Jones in Madrid

28, Sep, 2020 @12:30 PM

1 / 55 pages