27/03/2015 - 10:26h

This Sunday the clocks go forward

Environment. In the early hours of 29 March, 2.00 am will become 3.00 am and summer time will begin.

28/03/2015 - 08:51h

The football pitch at Baró de Viver gets artificial turf

Football. In the past some 40% of training sessions were called off due to rain or waterlogging.

27/03/2015 - 15:10h

Government and opposition evaluate the application of the Municipal Action Plan

Municipal. The Urban Mobility Plan was also approved and municipal companies’ accounts were voted on.

27/03/2015 - 10:37h

The Full Council pays tribute to the victims of the airline tragedy in the Alps

Condolence. Barcelona City Council holds a minute’s silence and offers to help victims’ families in any way they can.

26/03/2015 - 16:02h

A female baby gorilla is born at Barcelona Zoo

Animals. Keepers at the primates section explained the progress of both baby and mother as ‘very positive’.

Hombre esperando el autobús en una parada mientras sostiene en la mano la Tarjeta Rosa

Pink Card

A higher minimum-income limit for free and discounted Pink Cards, now available to even more people.

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Barcelona today

Barcelona combines creativity, innovation and architecture with business, economic growth and quality of life.

Get your summer sorted

You’ve got all the summer-holiday kid’s information at your disposal. Find out more and get your summer sorted.

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'Empty apartments'

Programme that boosts the social rental of the private housing market. Find out how and why to take part. 

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Energy self-sufficiency

A place where you can discover your terrace's potential for getting the most out of solar and wind energy, or consult our virtual advisor to reduce your energy consumption.

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This service provides year-round remote assistance in case of emergency, for people with disabilities or those aged over 75 that live alone. Find out more.  

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Business Support Office

Information about the Business Support Office (OAE), which advises local and international companies. Find out how to participate in the business growth programmes and the training and networking activities they organise.  

Social innovation at the fab ateneus

A citizen innovation programme designed to improve the quality of neighbourhood life and social cohesion. 


Check out on Interculturality Action BCN website and discover the initiatives and resources that make Barcelona such a diverse city committed to coexistence.

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Employment commitment plan

Assistance programme for small and medium-sized companies that recruit long-term unemployed workers over 40 years of age.

Local commerce

Find out all the information you'll need for enjoying Barcelona's local commerce and discover the range of initiatives in districts.

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