Barcelona to host Mobile World Congress until 2030

The Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s biggest annual gathering, will be held in Barcelona until 2030, extending its current contract by six years, organisers said Monday. The event, which draws more than 100,000 people to Barcelona, has been held in Spain’s second largest city since 2006. The existing agreement between the GSMA association that […]

Natalia Pena enjoys the best of Barcelona

They look good together! There’s no doubt that Natalia Pena and boyfriend Apollo Lara always have the best time when they’re with each other. They would usually be spotted at beaches in the Philippines but this time, they replaced the tropical skies with chilly weather in Montserrat, Barcelona. View this post on Instagram A post […]

Barcelona agree sponsorship deal with Spotify

Barcelona announced on Tuesday that Spotify will become their main sponsor from next season, with the club’s stadium to be rebranded as Spotify Camp Nou from July. Spotify will also appear on the front of the men’s and women’s team shirts for the next four seasons and on the club’s training shirts for the next […]

Tech firms flock to Spain trade show in shadow of Russia war

by Joseph Boyle and Valentin Bontemps One of the technology industry’s biggest annual get-togethers is set to kick off in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Monday, under the shadow of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Mobile World Congress, where smartphone and telecoms companies show off their latest products and reveal their strategic visions, is […]

‘Cyborg’ artist who ‘hears’ colour turns to time travel

by Hazel WARD For Neil Harbisson, a self-described “cyborg” artist living near Barcelona, colour is quite literally music to his ears thanks to an antenna he designed to overcome colour blindness. Well-known in Spain and with an international following that enabled him to meet the likes of Leonardo di Caprio and Tom Cruise, Harbisson is […]

McAfee founder found dead by suicide in Spanish jail

Antivirus software pioneer John McAfee was found dead in his jail cell in Spain on Wednesday, officials said, shortly after a court approved his extradition to the United States where he was wanted for tax evasion.