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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...

Girona take on Leganés at home this evening

Girona will be looking for their first back-to-back home victories of the season this evening when they welcome Leganés to the Montilivi stadium at 8.45pm. In their last home game on October 27. they...

health

Surgeons using magnets to reduce incisions

Improvements in surgical procedures often involve reducing the size and number of incisions. Now, the Vall d’Hebron hospital’s pediatric surgery section is using magnets to reduce the number of incisions...