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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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New Ryanair hub at Barcelona’s El Prat

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair will begin flying 20 routes from Barcelona
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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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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’s new metro L10 opens

The first stretch of Barcelona
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New school places in Barcelona behind schedule

Thirty-one new schools, including 14 primary and secondary schools, due to be opened by 2011 in Barcelona have yet to start construction. The schools would give 6,000 extra school places in the ci...
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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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Metropolitan authority for Catalonia

Barcelona mayor Jordi Hereu has proposed that the city
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New unisex prison for Barcelona

The Catalan government has authorized the building of a new prison in Barcelona
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Tercer Lloc tracks Barcelona's hotspots

A new website aimed at Barcelona
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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 chooses Catalan

Barcelona city council is to make Catalan its official preferred language, above Castilian Spanish. All internal communications will now be conducted in Catalan following an amendment to linguistic re...
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Barcelona bids for Winter Olympics 2022

Barcelona mayor Jordi Hereu has announced that the city will be putting forward a bid to host the 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic games. The opening and closing ceremonies and all indoor sports, su...
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Barcelona MOVELE plan

Barcelona city council has announced moves that it hopes will boost the take-up of electric powered vehicles in the city. Under a joint agreement with utility company Endesa, the council is to install...
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Barcelona’s L9 driverless metro

The first section of Barcelona
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Barcelona crime figures

Arrests by Barcelona
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Barcelona Mandarin Hotel

Barcelona has seen the latest step forward in its quest to position itself as an upmarket tourist destination with the opening of a hotel from the high-end Mandarin Oriental hotel group in the city....
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Barcelona residents complain most about noise

Rubbish and noise pollution are the biggest bugbears of Barcelona residents, according to a report in the Barcelona Reporter. Recent research conducted by Barcelona city council showed that litter in...
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Barcelona scheme to lease housing

Barcelona council is to begin selling homes to eligible residents on a leasehold basis. An initial 40 apartments will be allocated in a draw early in 2010. Under the new scheme the council will transf...


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