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Air quality improves in Barcelona

The Catalan department of environment and housing has released data on air quality in Barcelona for 2008, showing an average 10 per cent drop in airborne pollutants compared to the previous year. N...
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New roller-coaster for Barcelona's Tibidabo park.

Tibidabo Amusement Park on the hills above Barcelona has reopened for the summer season with several new attractions including a super-sized roller coaster. Giving spectacular views over Barcelona, th...
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Madrid-Barcelona high speed success story.

Nearly six million passengers have taken advantage of the high-speed Barcelona-Madrid (AVE) rail link in the 12 months since the service was inaugurated. This is more than 200 per cent up on pre-AVE t...
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?Encendamos el mar!

Barcelona performance artist Muma Soler is calling for 1,170 volunteers to light the 119,000 candles that will make up the installation
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Barcelona upgrades children’s playgrounds.

The Barcelona council has allocated
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Free entry to Barcelona museums on Sunday afternoons

Municipal museums in the Catalan capital are to open free of charge on Sundays from 15.00-20.00 as of 1 April 2009. The initiative, sponsored by the city council, is part of mayor Jordi Hereu
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Barcelona’s Diagonal development consultation.

The Avinguda Diagonal, the majestic 19th-century avenue which divides the Catalan capital diagonally from east to west, is to be the object of an unprecedented public consultation process in view of p...
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Expansion for Barcelona zoo.

The mayor of Barcelona, Jordi Hereu, has announced a
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Barcelona El-Molino theatre to reopen

The historic El Molino music hall in Paral-lel is to reopen its doors at the end of next year, following a lengthy restoration project that has seen the complete gutting of the building behind the fam...
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Barcelona town hall gets new image.

The Barcelona city council has launched a new space for citizens inside the Town Hall with interactive exhibitions and leisure and cultural activities for young and old. Conceived as a direct line of...
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Barcelona plans more water storage.

Barcelona is to build six new rainwater collection tanks which will effectively double the city
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Barcelona’s eco-friendly Xmas lighting

Barcelona city council is celebrating an environmentally friendly festive season with six enormous steel Christmas trees designed to combine traditional seasonal cheer with a serious message about ene...
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Barcelona expands local policing.

Neighbourhood policing by Gu
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Major investment plan for Barcelona Central Market.

Barcelona mayor Jordi Hereu has announced a major investment plan for the Mercabarna (Mercados de Abastecimientos de Barcelona SA), the Catalan capital
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Barcelona hosts NBA basketball match.

The Washington Wizards and the New Orleans Hornets are to play a pre-season match at the Palacio Sant Jordi on 17 October as part of a European tour bringing top teams from the US National Basketball...
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Barcelona to remove Franco-era plaques.

A campaign to remove plaques featuring symbols of the Franco era from city buildings has been initiated by the Barcelona city council. Around 10,000 letters and leaflets explaining the steps involved...
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Summer bus to Barcelona beaches.

19 bus lines are operating over the summer season linking the outer suburbs of the Catalan capital with metropolitan beaches at Castelldefels, Gav
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Water restrictions lifted in Barcelona.

Barcelona residents can once again water their gardens and fill their swimming pools as of 19 May thanks to the recent rainfall, which has brought the level of reservoirs up to 29 per cent of capacity...
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Barcelona launches culture portal.

Barcelona has a new online arts and culture portal, Canal Cultura, offering daily updates on the Catalan capital
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