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Apr 24, 2019

Catalonia April 2019: Lead up to Spanish General Election on April 28

Spanish General Elections have been called for April 28th so the month of April will be spent in campaign. The issue of Catalan independence is bound to figure highly as the Spanish parties dispute who is the most reliable defender of Spanish unity.

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Apr 24, 2019

April 24 2019: Sánchez refuses to pact with Cs & right starts fighting

Sánchez refuses to pact with Cs and the right starts fighting and solemnly assures that he won't negotiate with independentists as Casado and Rivera get into a dispute over who leads the alternative.

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Apr 23, 2019

Tue April 23 2019: PP and Cs rehearse their alliance to attack Sánchez

PP and Ciudadanos rehearse their alliance to attack Sánchez as the socialist leader repels the right for the possible pardon of the independentists and Iglesias offers to govern with PSOE but asks for guarantees.

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Apr 22, 2019

La Diada de Sant Jordi: The Day Of The Book And The Rose on April 23rd

The Diada de Sant Jordi commemorates the death of Saint George, patron saint of Catalonia, on April 23rd but in Barcelona, it's the Day of the Book and the Rose - a romantic and literary festival.

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Apr 22, 2019

3 Star Barcelona City Centre Hotels: All On or Near Plaça de Catalunya

This selection of 3 Star Barcelona City Centre Hotels are all slap bang in the middle of the Catalan capital right next to either Catalunya or Urquinaona Metro Stations.

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Apr 22, 2019

El Baix Llobregat: From the Coast and Airport to Montserrat

El Baix Llobregat is a diverse comarca that begins at the River Llobregat estuary with its beach resorts and El Prat Airport and extends as far inland as the foothills of Montserrat.

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Apr 22, 2019

Barcelona Local Trains: Renfe Rodalies Services in the Barcelona Area

The Barcelona Local Trains Network is run by RENFE and is known as Rodalies. This article covers destinations on all eight lines paying particular attention to railway stations in Barcelona city.

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Apr 22, 2019

Barcelona Beaches: The Best City Beaches in the Mediterranean

The Barcelona Beaches are within walking distance of the City Centre or a short metro journey away. There are 9 beaches in Barcelona with blue flag status, and over 4 km of golden sands.

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Apr 22, 2019

Caldes de Montbui: A Pleasant Spa Town that Dates from Roman Times

Caldes de Montbui is a spa town with a population of around 17,500 inhabitants located some 25 kilometres from Barcelona in the comarca of El Vallès Oriental. The town has some of the best conserved Roman baths on the Iberian peninsula making it a popular tourist centre.

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Apr 22, 2019

April 22 2019: ERC & JxCat request tactical vote to condition Sánchez

ERC and JxCat request a tactical vote to condition Sánchez as both parties gave meetings by videoconference from the prison and Junqueras says "The Republic will only be born from dialogue".

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Apr 21, 2019

Gran Hotel La Florida: Spectacular Views of Barcelona from Tibidabo

Located on Tibidabo Mountain on the Collserola Ridge overlooking Barcelona, Five-Star Gran Hotel La Florida offers spectacular views across the city and out into the Mediterranean Sea.

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Apr 21, 2019

Gran Hotel Havana: Superb Elegance in Barcelona's Dreta de l'Eixample

Located on the corner of Gran Via and Carrer Bruc in the Dreta de l'Eixample neighbourhood, Four-Star Gran Hotel Havana Silken is just a few minutes walk from wonderful Modernista Passeig de Gràcia.

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Apr 21, 2019

Gallery Hotel Barcelona: Ace Accommodation just off Passeig de Gràcia

Located just off chic Passeig de Gràcia and Rambla de Catalunya, the Four-Star Gallery Hotel is right in the heart of the Dreta de l'Eixample neighbourhood, which makes it a perfect place to stay.

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Apr 21, 2019

Expo Hotel Barcelona: The Perfect Choice for the Savvy Urban Traveller

Expo Hotel Barcelona's location close to Sants Estació, Barcelona's main railway station, makes this luxury Four-Star hotel particularly convenient for Barcelona Airport.

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Apr 21, 2019

Eurostars Grand Marina: Five-Star Hotel in the World Trade Centre

Located in the World Trade Centre building on Moll de Barcelona, the Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel offers an ideal combination of luxury accommodation, great views and an enviable business location.

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