A council claims on the basis of one piece of paper of dubious provenance to have an industrial installation, one of its kind, and extracts 75% of the multi-million euro restoration budget from the EU, with the rest coming from national, regional and local coffers. On completion, it turns out that there will be no money to open the project to tourists, who might have been scarce anyway, given the nature of the proposition.
And then it turns out that the council did exactly the same ten years ago with another venerable building – remarkable historical claims, massive European subsidy, renovation completed on time, still not open to the public. But to whom – apart from the Germans – would you denounce that kind of thing these days?
- sagrada família finished!
Sez Christina Foerch in Lebanon’s Daily Star: Gaudi became obsessed with the church and concentrated all his energy on it. In 1926,
- €100+ subsidy per ticket at Teatre Nacional de Catalunya
How would *you* spend it?
- Barcelona T10 price inflation vs general consumer price inflation
How the PSC screwed up transport pricing strategy for the 2010 regionals and 2011 municipals.
- Entertaining video of prostitutes and thieves on the Rambla
By Ramon Vila & Marta Cuatrecasas
- Francophone ticket recycling centre at Valencia Joaquín Sorolla station?
Bring out your dirty tickets: But no: Tickets sales, tickets sale, when all I wanted was ticket sales. Well, then, just show me