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Fuel prices in Spain rose 12.6% over the year

The rate of change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) keeps breaking records. Last year’s heavy price drops and the current worldwide supplies crisis increased Spain’s November CPI up to 5.6% on 2020.

The figures are according to data published by the National Statistics Institute (INE).

The increase was further pushed by the rise in the price …

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Most Catalan ski resorts opened this weekend

Intense snow in the Pyrenees during the week sees activity return after tough 2020-2021 season.

Most ski resorts in Catalonia opened this weekend, earlier than expected, benefiting from the intense snowstorm that affected the Catalan Pyrenees between Tuesday and Thursday.

Activity usually returns to the Catalan slopes coinciding with the December 6 and December 8 bank holidays, …

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Catalonia and Andorra jointly create ice hockey technical center

The Catalan Speed Skating Federation (FECAPA) and the Andorran Speed Skating Federation (FAP) have signed an agreement to jointly create a high-performance technical center. It will be designed for players in the Youth, Teens and Children categories.

The technical center will be set up at the Poliesportiu pavilions in La Seu d’Urgell and the Estadio Comunal …

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Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya and University of Cordoba presented a study about using artificial smell to control food quality

Researchers from Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya (IBEC), in collaboration with the University of Cordoba, recently published a study where they develop protocols that optimize the use of a technique capable of analysing, at the molecular level, substances present in the aroma of food, managing to differentiate samples of ham from Iberian pigs fed with …

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The public transport fares in Catalonia will remain the same in 2022

The public transport fares in Catalonia will remain the same in 2022, as the Catalan government and Barcelona’s metropolitan area transport authority (ATM) have decided to not increase prices for a second year in a row.

The measure was announced by the Catalan vice president, Jordi Puigneró, after visiting the COP26.

“The fight against climate change needs …

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