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Barcelona airport expansion agreed by Catalan and Spanish governments

The governments of Catalonia and Spain reached a deal on Monday to move forward with the expansion of the Barcelona airport with a mammoth €1.7bn investment plan.

The agreement was hailed as “great news” by the Spanish government spokesperson, Isabel Rodríguez, which she said will help the Josep Tarradellas-El Prat airport become a global hub.

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News / News of Pyrenees

PortAventura World and Tibidabo amusement parks to reopen on May 15

PortAventura World will reopen on May 15 after Catalonia’s Procicat civil protection body has lifted the Covid-19 restrictions on amusement parks which had forced them to remain shut.

The theme park located just south of Tarragona will welcome visitors back for the first time since October 16 last year.

The opening of the season had originally been …

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Last weekend holiday travel related to the Easter break began, with 410,000 vehicles leaving the Barcelona area

Last weekend holiday travel related to the Easter break began, with 410,000 vehicles leaving the Barcelona area by Saturday afternoon – lower than expected, 440,000, but 2.7% higher than the previous weekend. Yet, when compared to an equivalent weekend of 2019, there were 17.4% fewer vehicles than expected.

Roads with heavy traffic included the C-55, the …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Barcelona and its attractions

Barcelona (cat. Barcelona) is a city and metropolis located on the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the capital of Catalonia, the region of Barcelonès and the province of Barcelona, as well as the second most populous and economically important city in the Iberian Peninsula after Madrid.

History

There are two different versions …

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Education / News

Vila Pensa Festival del Pensament del Penedès 2020 analyzes philosophical and cultural challenges of the health crisis

Several lecturers and researchers of the University of Barcelona take part in this year’s edition of Vila Pensa, a festival on the thought, created in Vilafranca del Penedès, following the model of Barcelona Pensa and whose aim is to bring philosophy closer to citizens.

With the motto “Are we human?”, experts such as Montserrat Camps, Nemrod …

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Interview / Modern art

I try to make a musician feel what I feel, said artistic and music director of the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona

Carlos Checa leapt to the international scene in China in 2005 conducting the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. In 2009 he performed in London  with excellent  reviews conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the Cadogan Hall, and by personal invitation of maestro Gustavo Dudamel, in May 2014, he made his debut in Venezuela, in …

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