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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Digital currency proposed for Barcelona

New Barcelona currency to help local trade. Barcelona city council is pushing ahead with its controversial plan to launch its own digital currency in the first half of next year, according to repor...
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Barcelona readies for bankers’ meeting

Spain has restored border checks on people entering from Schengen area countries at airports in the northeast and along the border with France in an attempt to discourage protesters targeting the Euro...
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Banking closures in Catalonia

Banks in the Barcelona region shut an office for every day of last year as a result of the collapse of the banking and real estate sectors. According to figures just released from Banco d
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Thousands of young Catalans not in employment or education

More than 100,000 young Catalans are not working or studying, according to the Consell de la Joventut de Barcelona (CJB), which heads 90 youth organisations in the city. Unemployment in the 16 to...
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Barcelona council takes on unemployed

Under a new anti-crisis strategy Barcelona city council is to provide jobs for over 2,000 residents who have been out of work for six months or longer and who no longer receive unemployment benefit. I...
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Barcelona jobless drops

Barcelona has seen the first drop in unemployment since the beginning of 2008. Figures released by the economic and employment commission for the last quarter of 2009 show that over 7,000 people more...
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Barcelona house prices drop

Some Barcelona districts have seen declines in house values of more than 20 per cent in the last three years, according to the latest data from property website idealista.com. T he Sant Andreu, Nou B...
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First gay business summit in Barcelona.

The International Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (IGLCC) is to hold its first ever world summit in Barcelona from 2-3 September. The Esade Auditorium and Barcelona

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