The electric car has gone from being a futuristic dream to a present reality, as more vehicles are registered every year. / EFE

An intelligent alternative

Electric vehicles are the only viable substitute for conventional engines, as questions are raised in the wake of the such incidents as the recent VW ‘dieselgate' scandal


Jutta Lange

Natural Handmade Cosmetics


Lisandro Serra

Leather master craftsman


Delphine Labedan

Painter and illustrator

Rachel Hurd-Wood during the interview on El Punt Avui TV

The mother of humanity

What is your connection with Catalonia?I first came here on holiday when I was 15, and then I came to Girona to film Perfume, 10 years ago. I love it here.Now you're back for the film Segon origen, directed...


Ariadna Trias

Clothing and accessory designer

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

The magic touch

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

A year of political –and climate– change

Marcela Topor
Marcela Topor

Bringing people together

Nicole Millar
Nicole Millar

Gut feeling

Martin Kirby
Martin Kirby

The power of green

els bastards

Cry me a River

Sanders and Clinton in the recent New Hampshire debate Foto:REIUTERS

US presidential race heats up

MP Xavier Domènech after the 20-D elections Foto:ORIOL DURAN

En Comú Podem wins followers to extend lead over ERC

Police officers watch as migrants are taken off a train at a border station in Freilassing, Germany Foto:D.E. / REUTERS

External risks slow EU


Jutta Lange


Lisandro Serra


Delphine Labedan

Nagoya University Campus - Wikipedia

Nagoya is beautiful

Sergi Marzabal

No expiry date

Photo: Diego Delso

Tallinn, the Baltic cruise hub

The electric car has gone from being a futuristic dream to a present reality, as more vehicles are registered every year. / EFE

An intelligent alternative

Sáenz de Santamaría and Fernández Díaz walk out after announcing the results of the general election on December 20.  Foto:ÁNGEL DÍAZ / EFE

No clear winner means a lot talking


Soundtracks of a nation

Lagercrantz is author of the fourth installment of the Millenium saga. /  Foto:J. LOSADA

Following in the footsteps of genius

Toni Garcia talking to Neil Stokes on El Punt Avui TV. /  Foto:ARCHIVE

Making the most of reality

Ramon Caus, expert driver, businessman and organiser of the Expoelèctric trade fair dedicated to vehicles that use alternative energy sources. /  Foto:ARCHIVE

'Dieselgate could encourage their use'

An image of the coastal town of Portbou on the French/Spanish border in 1930.

A revolution through poetry The doubting volunteer

Mallorca's sacred monastery of Lluc  Foto:ARCHIVE

A quiet pilgrimage

.The cave hospital at La Bisbal de Falset featured in the book

Recovering ignored history Hymn to freedom

Anna Vicens
Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Tarragona

Torró d'Agramunt Foto:Anna Garcia Frigolé
food basket. TEXT. Cuina magazine. PHOTO

Time for torrons

Time for sea urchins
december food programme. CUINA magazine

December is the month for delicacies


Google news

Josep Albors at the Eset stand during this year's Mobile World Congress.  Foto:QUIM PUIG

Attacking moving targets

Attendees walk between Microsoft and Sony logos at E3 in Los Angeles.  Foto:REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON

E3: an annual festival of video games

Christmas is coming
December, 2014 Photo: Albert Salamé

Christmas is coming

oct 25, 2015. Photo:Albert gea / Reuters

Batons and flags

pasadena, july 2015

Barça around the world

Join our ECClub to enjoy English language and culture in Catalonia Whether you are a native English speaker who wants cultural activities in your mother tongue or a Catalan who wants to improve and practise your English, Catalonia Today has just the thing for you. For less than six euros a month, our English Culture Club offers a whole world of activities, resources and reading groups held in Abacus stores around the country. More information at Here are a few of our specials for this month:

  • photo Premiere

    World premiere of the latest performance of Nao Albet and Marcel Borràs They’re only 24, but Albet and Borràs are the key to understanding the future of theatre, packed with action and the influence of cinema and pop culture. Prepare for a clash of intellectuals and skaters. Artistic information Direction and dramaturgy: Nao Albet and Marcel Borràs Cast: Kristina Westad, Alfredo Baccetti, Mike Deal, Dallas, Nao Albet and Marcel Borràs Production: La Brutal and Grec 2015 Festival de Barcelona Co-production: Temporada Alta 2014 Special offer to ECclubbers: FREE For reservation send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. //  

  • Cinema

    Every Thursday in Cinemes de Palamós, every day in Girona’s Cinema Truffaut and Wednesday to Sundays at Cinemes Girona in Barcelona. Get a great price with your ECClub card.