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Safety | 16/04/2014 at 14:22h

Barcelona's city police beef up their presence in crowded areas

Officers will be deployed to the city centre and to Barcelona's public transport system, metro and bus services alike, during Holy Week.

Books | 16/04/2014 at 08:00h

New bookshops: specialists, cultural promoters and local

For the last few months new bookshops, small and independent, have been opening, offering added value. Gràcia already has close to forty of them.

Leisure | 16/04/2014 at 08:00h

Barcelona Zoo opens the new season with new facilities

Visitors can drop by the new hippopotamus house, which re-creates a river zone, and the enlarged elephant house.

Urban Habitat | 16/04/2014 at 08:00h

Three students design a sculpture for Plaça de l’Assemblea de Catalunya

They are students from the Llotja School and their project was chosen by popular vote in the neighbourhood.

Mobility | 15/04/2014 at 19:31h

10 years of car sharing in the city

This alternative to private vehicles allowing people to hire a car by the hour or day is an option that meets the City Council's Urban Mobility Plan.

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‘Evoluzión’, by Goyo Jiménez, at the Sala Barts hall

Entertainment. The stand-up comedy shows arrives in Barcelona this April, at the Sala Barts hall.

Espai Barts
 From 15/04/2014 to 27/04/2014

‘Catalonia at Venice’

Exhibitions. The Virreina brings Barcelona the exhibition 25%, re-christened, to talk about unemployment issues.

La Virreina Centre de la Imatge
 From 11/04/2014 to 27/07/2014
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