Catalonia’s celebration of books and roses

April 23 is one of the country’s main annual dates when people are out searching for the ideal Sant Jordi gift

Màrius Serra
Writter

A darker Sant Jordi

La novel·la de Sant Jordi is the prolific Serra’s latest work, a crime story set around Catalonia’s annual celebration of reading, which the veteran writer says has become a mass cultural event since his first festival in 1988

Rob Riemen
Dutch philosopher

Fighting against this age

Rob Riemen (Netherlands, 1962) is the founder of Nexus, which promotes cultural and philosophical debate and is this philosopher’s way of fighting fascism. Riemen says we live in a society that has everything...

Carme Lluveras

“Being competitive isn’t bad. It is how we play, one against the other”

fashion designer
Sant Jordi Desvalls (Gironès)

Erika Manolache

Conscious that she is lucky to work doing what she loves most, Erika Manolache designs and makes unique and often personalised clothing with a classic but cheeky style.Erika started sewing when she was...

When CHINA chooses you

Laura is from Les Corts, Barcelona. She has been living in Beijing for six months and works as an English International School Teacher.

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

FINDING A WAY WITH WORDS

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

Is that what you MEAN?

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

TIME TO DEFINE ME

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

SPECIAL EXPORT

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Letters to the editor.

Odei Etxearte
random thoughts
Odei Etxearte

THE MOST VIOLENT TOWN

politics

Millo calls for “neutral” public spaces

business

New exports record for March and first quarter

society

400 families attend classes to help children

SPAIN CORRUPTION

Spanish Treasury chief under investigation for corruption

craft papermakers
Banyoles (Gironès)

Sastres Paperers

A quite original bookshop
Girona

Llibreria Geli

fashion designer
Sant Jordi Desvalls (Gironès)

Erika Manolache

Theatrical wig maker
Barcelona (Gràcia)

Àngels Palomar

society

Public transport grows by 5 million in first quarter

road safety

Roadworthiness test updated for new technology

Catalonia’s roadworthiness testing authority (ITV) will from this week incorporate a series of innovations aimed at adapting the test to modern vehicles equipped with new technologies. One of the main...

international

Vaccinations begin as Ebola death toll mounts

A preventative vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. The use of the...

international

Paraguay opens its embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguay opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv. Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and Israeli...

Columbus’ Catalan origins

Marko Daniel
Director of the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona

Understanding Miró as a whole

Shakespeare’s counterfeiters

Waco, post-truth

Erhan Türkoglu

In the pursuit of liquid gold

Albert Bosch.
Adventurer, entrepreneur and writer

’Do what you want, but do it’

Màrius Serra
Writter

A darker Sant Jordi

Rob Riemen
Dutch philosopher

Fighting against this age

Catalonia Crisis: A plea for dialogue

Vicky hayward

Blunt and intimate recipes

Women & Wine

Joan Sales’ lesser known novel:

Winds of the night

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through... D. O. Empordà

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna García Frigola

Maresme’s ‘green’ strawberries

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through... Penedès

April food programme
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE

Spring is here with all its delicious delights

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  Foto:ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Temps de Flors, Girona
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

Girona says it with flowers

Circuit de Catalunya, 2016
Photo: Valenti Fradera

A celebration of horse power

Valls, February 2018

A bumper year for calçots

Barcelona, September 2017
Photo: ACN

Sep 11, 2017: the definitive Diada?

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