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film

Twenty-five years of independent film

“Twenty-five years defending creative independence, diversity, innovation, freedom, commitment and reflection.” This, say the organisers, are the concepts underlying L’Alternativa film festival,...

Barcelona host Betis; Espanyol away to Sevilla

Barcelona welcome Real Betis to Camp Nou at 4.15 pm, looking for a fourth consecutive win to consolidate their lead at the top of La Liga table. Betis meanwhile have not won in the league since September....

environment

AMB subsidy to buy non-polluting vehicles

Barcelona’s metropolitan authority, the AMB, has launched a grant to help firms distributing goods in urban areas to acquire zero-emission vehicles. The 60,000-euro subsidy is to promote the use of non-polluting...

Alejandro Fernández, new head of Catalan PP

Tarragona MP Alejandro Fernández yesterday took over as head of the Catalan wing of the People’s Party (PP), with 97% of the vote as the only candidate in an extraordinary party congress in Sitges....

culture

Backstreet Boys to perform in Barcelona in May

After a long 14 months performing in Las Vegas, US band, Backstreet Boys, have announced a world tour that will see them play Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi stadium on May 17, next year. The European leg...