100,000 people have come out on the streets to shout "I’m not afraid", a massive response by local people against the attack on La Rambla and in support of the victims
Except round Plaça de Catalunya and La Rambla, public transport and municipal facilities have resumed normal service
“The avalanche of solidarity makes us strong. Barcelona is a city of peace, open to the world and proud of its diversity”
Minute’s silence at 12 midday, this Friday, in Plaça de Catalunya, in solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack on the Rambla. Three days of official mourning have been declared.
Half a million people take part in the “I’m not afraid” demonstration.
Mobility. The two administrations have strengthened their team of negotiators in a bid to transmit a series of improvements in workers’ conditions to the works council.
Festa Major. The city’s local festival includes two new venues in Sant Martí and Nou Barris, has a poster designed by Javier Mariscal and opens with a speech by the philosopher Marina Garcés.
The metropolitan area’ various authorities have created the Metropolitan Housing Observatory, a tool for analysing and consulting housing-related statistics.
Memory. A public exhibition looks at the history of the centre using thirteen different accounts. Various activities are planned up until November, some relating to the participatory process to put together the definitive project for...
Memory. Ada Colau took part in the official act to pay homage to the victims of the ETA car bomb attack in 1987, which left 21 dead and 45 injured in Av. Meridiana.
Healthcare. The committee supporting the city’s bid to house the European body met for the first time and will add weight to efforts being made by the administration to secure the designation.
Health. A new block opens at the Hospital del Mar with over 16,000 square metres of floor space for oncology services, emergencies, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology.
Right to housing. The Spanish state has cut its investment in housing by 70% since 2009, from 1,512 million euros down to 466 million euros in 2017.