The new municipality of Barcelona has restored the twinning agreement with Tel Aviv, and the official boycott against Israel has been put to an end.
Barcelona's status as Tel Aviv's twin city had been suspended in February due to Israeli "apartheid," but the new mayor has reinstated them.
This news comes right after Wizz Air airline announced that it would stop operating flights on the route.
Saturday headliners were Kendrick Lamar; Rosalia, the Spanish young phenomenon; and St. Vincent.
She was defeated by Xavier Trias, the right-wing candidate from the Junts party, a former mayor who Colau had previously unseated in 2015.
Sixty-year-old Alain Robert crawled up the exterior of the glass and steel-covered Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel, the Spanish city's fourth-tallest building.
At its core, the apartheid lie depicts Jews who have returned to their ancestral homeland as “settler colonialists” and “foreign interlopers,” comparing them to South African whites during apartheid.
This is the second act of graffiti vandalism on one of the city’s synagogues in nine days, following a similar incident on April 17 at the Great Synagogue of Barcelona.
The incident was reported to the police along with the security camera footage of the event. Additionally, the graffiti was promptly removed.
According to a photo shared by passenger Shaked Boker, a message appeared on his phone that stated in English and Arabic: "Do Not Grieve: Indeed Allah Is With Us."