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international

Suicide bomber kills at least 57 in Kabul attack

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations...

international

Police close Mont- Saint-Michel due to security alert

French authorities said they evacuated the major tourist attraction of Mont Saint-Michel after a man threatened police on Sunday. A local bar owner heard a man uttering threats after he entered the site...

Society

Cardenal Omella presents pastoral plan for diocese

The Cardinal Archbishop of Barcelona, Joan Josep Omella proposes to give his archdiocese a new focus by leaving the churches open for more hours, adopting a more austere approach and involving the laity...

international

Near-nude gunman kills at least four

A near-nude gunman killed at least four people at a Waffle House restaurant near Nashville, Tennessee early on Sunday morning and then fled after a patron saved lives by wrestling the assault-style rifle...

politics

“Political prisoners” exhibit in Lleida a success

The exhibition entitled “Political prisoners in contemporary Spain” which has been on show in the Lleida Museum since it was withdrawn from the Arco art fair in Madrid has been seen by 7,000 visitors....

“Independence process paralysing Catalonia”: Comuns

Catalunya en Comú yesterday proclaimed itself to be the only political force able to “offer an alternative” to the two “blocks” that have paralyzed the country: the pro-independence parties, which...

Global wellbeing at risk

The intergovernmental platform that monitors the health of the planet warns of the alarming destruction of habitats; Europe’s wetlands in danger

ETA’s mea culpa prior to disbanding

ETA admits “harm ” and wants “reconciliation”, Madrid claims “complete victory”; many feel text is inadequate

industry

Mixed teams a must at HP: “the result is spectacular”

Hewlett Packards adoption of “mixed teams” both within the company and in contracted companies began some years ago in the US and has paid off in every aspect. The first US project was an advertising...