News from El Punt Avui

Yemen

Hodeida battle escalates humanitarian crisis

The battle for the port city Hodeida in Yemen has intensified, with frequent bombings by government forces supported by the coalition led by Saudi Arabia. Air raids and the ground attack on the outskirts...

Science

Is space object Oumuamua: an alien probe?

A mysterious cigar-shaped object the size of a football field that crossed the Solar System in October 2017 could be a spaceship sent to investigate the Earth, according to two scientists from the Harvard...

Culture

Angela Hewitt plays at the auditorium

This evening at 20.30 Angela Hewitt is playing the Goldberg variations by J. S. Bach at Auditori d’Girona. Considered a big name in the Bach world, Hewitt plays an emotional, contained and transcendental...

“Pausa” exhibit at the Museu de la Mediterrània

Jordi Mitjà is launching a custom-made exhibition at the Montgri museum, where some of his iconic works stand alongside his new creations. The exhibition opens tomorrow at 7 pm and can be visited for...

Call for end to judicialised politics

Òmnium presents manifesto calling for negotiation, freedom for prisoners and end to judicialised politics

health

Study into effects of pollution on babies

A new research project coordinated by the Institute of Global Health of Barcelona (ISGlobal) aims to test how air pollution affects children before and after birth. The researchers involved in the study...

international

United States looks to hold President Trump in check

The absolute power currently wielded by the Republican Party in the US, and therefore by President Donald Trump, is to become history if the current polls are correct, with the Democrats set to regain...

Will Barça lead group for 12th time in a Row?

Back to the Champions League, Messi is back, and Barça are in Milan tonight for their second match against Inter. With a victory Barça can confirm the top spot in their group for the 12th year in a row....

MEPs Want to Watch Trial

A group of MEPs meets with political prisoners

Bové condemns the lack of guarantees in the judicial process against Catalan independence

Bennasar’s New Spy Novel Hits the Shelves

“Hotel Metropole” is set in Lisbon in the context of the cultural cold war, it is the latest work of fiction of prolific writer Sebastià Bennasar.Born in Palma, Mallorca in 1976, this novelist, essayist,...

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