Catalonia

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Cigarette butt recycling scheme aims to stub out waste in Catalonia
Move could provide income for homeless and clean up Barcelona’s streets and beaches, says government

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

20, May, 2022 @10:48 AM

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Use of Pegasus spyware on Spain’s politicians causing ‘crisis of democracy’
Targeting of Catalan independence leaders and Spanish ministers must be independently investigated, says cybersecurity expert

Sam Jones in Madrid

15, May, 2022 @3:15 PM

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What we know about Spain’s cyber-espionage spyware scandals
Spain’s Pegasus spyware revelations have come to a head with the sacking of the country’s spy chief

Sam Jones in Madrid

10, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Catalans demand answers after Spanish spy chief confirms phone hacking
Sources tell Spanish media spy chief told committee that 18 Catalan activists targeted with spyware

Sam Jones in Madrid

05, May, 2022 @5:53 PM

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Catalonia plans law to protect historic shops as rents soar
Facades are already protected but government aims to go further to preserve a site’s commercial activity

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

03, May, 2022 @9:49 AM

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Catalan president calls for investigation as spyware targets pro-independence leaders
Pere Aragonès says the Spanish government must have known about the spying, but it denies all wrongdoing

Sam Jones in Madrid

19, Apr, 2022 @4:29 PM

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Catalan leaders targeted using NSO spyware, say cybersecurity experts
Victims said to include Pere Aragonès and Carles Puigdemont, but Israeli firm suggests claims are false

Sam Jones in Madrid

18, Apr, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Mom or Mum? The mother of all names | Brief lettesr
Brief letters: One for mothers everywhere | Catalonia conundrum | Signs of slavery | A call to arms against poverty

29, Mar, 2022 @4:37 PM

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When I Sing, Mountains Dance by Irene Solà review – the mushroom’s tale
Animals, ghosts, humans, mountains and clouds share the narrative in this playful, deeply felt portrait of Catalonia and its people

Christopher Shrimpton

18, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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The fight in Asturias for a fifth co-official Spanish language
Spaniards easily understand the Asturias vernacular, but official recognition may further fracture Spain linguistically

Stephen Burgen in Oviedo

04, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Catalonia to pardon up to 1,000 people accused of witchcraft
Hundreds of people, mostly women, condemned during witch-hunts that persisted well into 18th century

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

26, Jan, 2022 @7:08 PM

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Catalonia row deepens over family’s push for Spanish in school
Nationalists furious as court sides with family abused for seeking quarter of lessons in Spanish for their child

Sam Jones in Madrid

12, Dec, 2021 @6:34 PM

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