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Barcelona bids to host UN water resources unit

Barcelona is competing with Istanbul and Delft close to Amsterdam to become the water capital of the world. The city council has presented its candidacy to host the permanent headquarters of the Wo...
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Barcelona gets Nissan contract

Nissan has announced that Barcelona has won the contract to build its new all-electric van at the company’s Zona Franca plant, close to the city’s port and airport. Assembly of the e-NV200...
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Tourist figures up

Foreign tourists visiting Catalonia in the first quarter of 2012 grew by 9.9 per cent according to Spain
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Catalonia tourist figures up

Foreign tourists visiting Catalonia in the first quarter of 2012 grew by 9.9 per cent according to Spain’s ministry for industry, energy and tourism. The increase was mainly among British and Ge...
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Barcelona airport wins award

Barcelona has won the award for the best airport in southern Europe for the second year running. The Skytrax World Airport Award is based on surveys from 11 million passengers worldwide, covering opin...
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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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Vueling sets up base in Rome

Catalan airline Vueling has opened a base at Rome
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Samuel Aranda wins World Press Photo

The Catalan photographer Samuel Aranda has won the 55th edition of the World Press Photo of the year. The photo portrays a veiled woman cradling a wounded relative inside a mosque during the protes...
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Ryanair takes six Spanair routes

Ryanair will offer six new routes out of Barcelona
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Barcelona mid-winter festivals

La Laia mid-winter festival starts on the weekend of 10 February with the launch of its new Llum-BCN light festival together with the usual more traditional activities for families and children. This...
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Spanair workers approached by Ryanair and Vueling

Low cost airlines Ryanair and Vueling are on the search for employees of the Spanish airline Spanair, which filed for voluntary bankruptcy at the end of January. Spanair, has declared debts of
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Barcelona approves more for social services

Barcelona city council has allocated
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Smartphone users in Barcelona have the fastest mobile internet speeds in Spain and the best all round coverage, along with Madrid and the Basque country, according to research released by Adslzone and...
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Polluting cars in Barcelona will be barred altogether from clean air zones, which are to be created in Catalonia
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Premature babies to benefit from pioneering breast milk bank

A pioneering breast milk bank for extremely premature babies has been launched by Catalonia
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Barcelona is world’s model city

Barcelona is the most admired city in the world, according to a study by consultants Ernst and Young as part of its Cities for Citizens report. City leaders around the world, including mayors and...
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A quarter of Barcelona children living in poverty

One in four children in Barcelona is living below the poverty line, according to figures from Programa Caixa Proinfancia. The organisation highlights the most vulnerable children in the city as those...
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Socialists lose power in Barcelona

In a historic shift the socialist PSC party has lost power of Barcelona for the first time since democratic elections were restored in Spain after General Franco


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