Category Archives: Catalunya

54 euros for a baby

Champions League winner FC Barcelona can hardly be described as child-friendly, or they are simply greedy. The Catalans refused a mother to enter in and watch the Super Cup against Athletic…

Cirkus elephants

Use of wild animals banned

Catalonia has banned the use of wild animals in circuses and other public perfomances. Barcelona already introduced a similar law in 2003. There will be a two year moratorium before…

Toxic cloud over Barcelona

After an explosion in a factory outside Barcelona, an orange toxic cloud has spread over the city and the government has asked people to stay indoors. It was Thursday morning…

Artur Mas

Catalonia’s illegal election

Yesterday’s illegal election in Catalonia parts its residents and is considered by some as a success and by others as a farce. Catalonia’s regional president Artur Mas considers the result as…

Laughing in Barcelona

Pay per laugh

Pay by consumption has got a new meaning in Catalonia, where a stand-up club in Barcelona charge per laughter of their visitors. With a newly developed face recognition system Teatreneu…

Snowworld

Ski resort in Barcelona

The Dutch company Snow World has plans to build a large indoor ski center in Barcelona Koos Hendriks, CEO of the Dutch company, Snow World presented the other day his…

Barceloneta

Residents protest against drinking in the streets

About 200 residents in the district of Barceloneta in Barcelona protested last night against uncivilized and loud behavior from tourists. Above all there is a large number of illegally leased tourist…