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04/03/2019 - 13:50

Homage to the victims of the 17A attack with a memorial in La Rambla

Memory. An inscription on the pavement near Pla de l’Os reads “May peace cover you, oh city of peace”.

04/03/2019 - 10:55

The PM10 pollution episode protocol for reducing pollutant levels in the air has been deactivated

Pollution. Municipal measure is deactivated

28/02/2019 - 12:05

Activation of pollution episode protocol for high levels of PM10

Pollution. Temporary measures are in place to cut the high levels, such as more intense watering down of streets and the prohibition of municipal activity which generates dust.

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