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Turkish artillery opens fire on Kurds in Syria

Turkish artillery fired into Syria’s Afrin region on Friday in what Ankara said was the start of a military campaign against the Kurdish-controlled area. The cross-border bombardment took place after...


Shepherd says loss of sheep worth €25,000

Unió de Pagesos (UP) is backing claims for damages of €25,000 by the shepherd who lost 120 sheep when they were killed by the Euromed train at Mont-roig del Camp on January 2. The union outlined the...


Blood donor marathon attracts 8,000

The challenge was for the marathon to pass the 8,000 donor mark and it was a complete success. The blood donor marathon which began on Friday last week, closed yesterday evening at Manresa in a homage...


“Between president or prisoner, I prefer to be president”

Not one step back nor one step aside. Carles Puigdemont is standing firm in his nomination as President of the Generalitat and sees investiture at a distance as more than feasible, as well as governing...

Helpline for victims

Nearly 2,500 people have called the Justice Department and Red Cross helpline for victims of crime in one year

EU may permit 0% VAT

Executive wants to give states more flexibility in allowing lower levels of taxes and proposes exemptions for SMEs operating in more than one state


Trump says CNN winner of 'Fake News Award'

Donald Trump has kept his promise and announced the “winners” of the first edition of the bizarre awards for the most dishonest media and distributors of fake news. The TV network CNN, one of the most...


HRW sees global resistance as curbing populism

The advance of populism slowed in 2017 due to resistance in a number countries , according to Human Rights Watch (HRW), which warned of the risk of major parties adopting nationalist and discriminatory...


Borges Group ends 2017 up 99% on profits

Food group Borges International closed 2017 with a net profit of €14.8 million, 99% more than the previous year, after a process of internal reorganisation and commitment to industrial and commercial...