Smart City | 01/09/2014 at 18:17h

Smart desks for sharing

A Barcelona company is developing smart desks, using a chip that recognises individual users and configures all its devices to their personal preferences.

Tennis | 01/09/2014 at 08:30h

Try out the latest tendency in tennis in Barceloneta

Beach tennis is a combination of tennis, badminton, padel and volleyball and it is becoming more and more popular in the city.

Routes | 31/08/2014 at 16:32h

Alternative Modernisme

A route that breaks new ground and stays clear of the better-known monuments of this cultural movement from the end of the 19th century and start of the 20th century.

Sport | 01/09/2014 at 12:07h

Metropolitan Barcelona Midnight Trail

Collserola is the setting for this night-time mountain fun run which is holding its fifth edition this Friday, 5 September.

Health | 29/08/2014 at 14:04h

The underground, cardio-protected

4 stations of the Barcelona underground will have defibrillators. This is the first step of a programme that will be extended throughout the underground network.

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Hermes' mark on Barcelona

Exhibition. The Setba Foundation is holding a photo exhibition showing the Greek demi-god's mark on Barcelona.

Fundació Setba
 From 19/06/2014 to 13/09/2014

Now the good weather is here, let's read in the garden!

Leisure. The Biblioteca de Catalunya provides readers with a range of books to devour in Jardins Rubió i Lluch.

Biblioteca Nacional de Catalunya
 From 17/03/2014 to 11/11/2014

Emergency telephone numbers

General emergencies
(Medical emergencies, Mossos d'Esquadra, -Catalan police force- and Catalan Fire service)
CatSalut Respon
Fire service
Guàrdia Urbana, local police
Policía Nacional

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