• High Speed Train stucked in Lleida, this morning (by ACN)

    Barcelona-Girona high speed rail line has nine times more travelers than the Barcelona-Tarragona route

    The high speed railway line that connects Girona to Barcelona registered 1.01 million travelers throughout 2016. That is the same volume of passengers that went from Catalonia’s capital city to Tarragona over the last nine years according to statistics provided by Renfe, the Spanish train operator. Barcelona is not only connected to Girona and Tarragona; Avant trains also travel to Lleida. This route has also been a great success in 2016, used by 4.03 million passengers. Altogether 10.7 million people have traveled from the four Catalan provincial capitals since 2008. 2016 was the most successful year with 2.05 million travelers.

Society & Science

Fish is highly present in the Catalan diet.

15.06.10 - 02:11

Interactive Fish Center aims to create fish 'addicts'

Wholesale market Mercabarna aims to redress students' eating habits
A menu from a restaurant in downtown Barcelona

10.06.10 - 05:16

Catalan government creates digital database for restaurant managers

Site contains online dictionary with over 7,000 names of Catalan dishes in four languages
Celler Espelt director

03.06.10 - 12:29

Will wine age under the sea?

An experimental project aims to discover how wine bottles mature at the bottom of the sea, where temperature changes are minor and light is filtered. A winery from the Costa Brava has come with the first positive results.
Mayor of Lleida, Àngel Ros, discussing the motion

29.05.10 - 21:56

Lleida City Council bans burqa in municipal buildings

Lleida becomes the first city in Spain to prohibit full-face veils
Photo of Barcelona ?rebels against tourist invasion? says a British newspaper

14.06.10 - 18:09

Barcelona ?rebels against tourist invasion? says a British newspaper

A local movement complaining about the large numbers of tourists that visit Barcelona has found an original way of expressing its ideas. A graffiti on the pavement segregates tourists and local has reported 'The Observer' newspaper.
Hospital Clínic is now allowed to expand cell therapy.

08.06.10 - 02:37

Barcelona receives European green light for cell therapy treatment

Hospital Clinic will be the first Catalan medical centre to provide cells for clinical use to fight some pathologies. The hospital has received the European certificate allowing such practices.
President Montilla talks to a Muslim student.

03.06.10 - 04:18

Catalan schools integrate newcomers

President Montilla visited a new centre for foreign children?s´ educational integration. These centres are the first step for integration when a student coming from abroad joins a school in Catalonia.
One of the participating 'tapas' of the competition.

27.05.10 - 20:36

Barcelona unveils new tapas route around the city

Restaurant industry association fights crisis with tapas + beer formula
The PRACE has been constituted last Wednesday in Barcelona

11.06.10 - 19:55

Advanced computing project launched in Barcelona

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) aims to reinforce European leadership in the field. This EU network will be a key asset in European R&D. Catalonia will update its Mare Nostrum supercomputer to remain a PRACE?s key node.
Vehicles stopped due to the demonstration

07.06.10 - 03:57

Protest against nuclear cemetery in Tarragona

Four hundred people block a road to oppose the nuclear warehouse at Ascó. The village has posted its candidature to host this controversial equipment, which will store all the nuclear waste produced in Spain in the last years and in the next decade.
Sant Feliu de Guíxols beach has obtained the blue flag label

03.06.10 - 01:56

Clean Catalan beaches awarded 85 blue flags

Catalan coast maintains high levels of quality according to the Foundation for Environmental Education, which each year recognise the cleanness, safety and equipment of beaches and harbours.
One of the electric cars that participate in the Solar Rally Phebus 2010, at the photovoltaic parking of Caldes d'Estrac.

20.05.10 - 22:31

European Solar Rally 2010 kick starts in Catalan coastal town

Caldes d?Estrac hosts event to promote electric vehicles
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