Barcelona

Since hosting the Olympic Games in 1992, Barcelona has boomed. The city's urban development has gone hand in hand with a clean-up of the more colourful parts of the old town and Barcelona is now a lively, cosmopolitan city with a population of just under 2 million. Set between the mountains and the...

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Spain's top court overturns Catalonia bullfighting ban

Barcelona mayor vows to resist contentious court decision. Spain’s top court has overturned a ban on bullfighting in the Catalonia region, almost five years after it was introduced, declaring it "u...
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Financial crisis sees Barcelona abandon more animals

Financial crisis sees increase in abandoned animals Barcelona authorities have begun a new campaign and streamlined the adoption process for abandoned animals this summer as homes are urgently needed...
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Barcelona authorities accused of animal cruelty

City authorities have been accused of the inefficient and cruel slaughter of thousands of pigeons in Barcelona by the Associaci
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Barcelona to vote on bullfighting

Bull fighting in Barcelona may be all but over, despite being second only to Madrid and Seville for the number of bullfights it hosts yearly, and sell-out crowds at its Plaza de Toros Monumental bullr...
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Expansion for Barcelona zoo.

The mayor of Barcelona, Jordi Hereu, has announced a
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Work starts on Barcelona Marine Zoo.

Construction work has begun on the first phase of the Barcelona Marine Zoo, which is to be built on land reclaimed from the sea next to the Parc F
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Abandoned pets up for adoption.

Using the slogan "Por favor, adptame", Barcelona city council public health board (ASPB) has launched a press campaign to encourage people to adopt abandoned dogs and cats. Due to a new law for the pr...