Jordi Valls

Living through the revolution

Jordi Valls (Barcelona, 1945) moved to London in 1969 after a few visits to the UK capital. In 1976, after years of prog rock, he witnessed the emergence of punk, which would go on to infect the capitals...

Manel Marcè

Artisan cheesemaker

A unique city

Why did you leave Catalonia?I wanted to study Fine Art and the art academy in Amsterdam was more interesting for me. I looked at the possibilities of studying in Catalonia and the possibilities in The...

Anna Danés

The secret city

Why did you leave Catalonia?Love, I left Catalonia more than 10 years ago and moved to Fargo, USA where my boyfriend was studying.Why did you choose Croatia?We were looking for a place to live. We looked...

Rut's Barber Shop

There's nothing like tradition!

Kim Tattoo

Tattoo artist

tribune. Oriol Martínez Alòs-Moner
Oriol Martínez Alòs-Moner

Key economic factors in a key year

viewpoint. brett hetherington
Brett Hetherington

The Trump show

random thoughts. terry parris
Terry Parris

A mind for words

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Punk, Europe, Sherlock and Shakespeare

Barney Griffiths
Barney Griffiths

Dressing up

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

One February morning


London threatens to suspend Ulster autonomy

The UK government yesterday gave the Northern Irish parties more time to negotiate the formation of a power-sharing executive, but said it could suspend its autonomy if no agreement is reached in the coming...

FIFA hands Messi four-game international ban

Argentina have lost the services of Leo Messi for four games, starting with the match played last night against Bolivia in La Paz. That was the first of four internationals Messi is banned from due to...


AMES invests €14 million in Chinese car parts plant

The Catalan automotive company AMES, which manufactures sintered structural car parts, has invested €14 million in a new plant in China. Located in the Wuhu region near Shanghai, the plant is already...

Dolors Sans

Manel Marcè

Rut's Barber Shop

The melting pot

A unique city

Anna Danés

The secret city

Jordi Valls

Living through the revolution

'No future' in the cinema

1978 was a fruitful year for punk-rock

Teresa Torns

Towards equality

Mircea Cartarescu

'European unity is vital now'

'A band is like a relationship'

By the book in 2017

Land of the Moor

Echoes of modernity

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Costers del Segre

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Winter's on the horizon, time to get out

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Alella

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  Foto:ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Tesla's Model 3  Foto:EFE
article of the month

The mother of all inventions

catalonia, october

Mad about mushrooms

Ville d'Angers, 2014 Foto:Thierry Bonnet
Ville d'Angers, 2014
Photo: Thierry Bonnet

An explosion of colour

Girona, May, 2016
Photo: quim puig

A city in bloom

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  • Cinema

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