Catalan Home Office Minister Felip Puig has said that the Govern does not rule out a referendum if negotiations with Madrid fall down regarding the setting up of a Catalan Tax/Revenue Office so Catalonia can manage its own resources.
Barcelona City Council plans to charge a fee of around 5 euros to visit the wonderful Park Güell which was a gift from Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí to the residents of Barcelona.
Xavier García Albiol, the mayor of Badalona, just outside Barcelona has banned Muslims praying in one of the town’s squares warning them that they were advised to find a place before the start of the Muslim festival of Ramadan.
Bankia board members including Rodrigo Rato are to be investigated for fraud by the Audiencia National or Spain’s serious crimes court after allegations of massive fraud.
A couple of thieves in Badalona were left red-faced as they were caught shoplifting in a book store. However, the shoplifters fled the store and left their baby in the process. They are now helping local Police with their enquiries.
An elderly couple from Chile have been released with charges pending trial over the cashing of a deceased man’s retirement pension for the last thirteen years in Catalonia.