The bank of life

Blood is a biological element that expires, which is why donations are needed on a regular basis and not just when there are accidents, catastrophes or attacks. More than 250,000 donations were made in Catalonia last year, but more are needed

Helena Prat

Hellenica Ceramics

Ahmad Basal

The Palmira pastry shop

DECLAN DONNELLAN

‘If it isn’t about people then it isn’t even theatre’

The British theatre director gives us an insight into his work as he returns to Catalonia for the Temporada Alta festival with his Russian company to perform Twelfth NightYou are a regular at the festival....

Jordi Roca and Alejandra Rivas

Gelateria Rocambolesc

Maribel Bover

Maribel Bover school of dance

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Challenges for the new year

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

Naivety

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

PATRÍCIA

[NO TENIM FOTO]
random thoughts
Terry Parris / Writer

Seeing life from a distance

[NO TENIM FOTO]
viewpoint
brett hetherington

GOD. BLOGGERER

Neil Stokes
HISTORY THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

UNITED STATES

Couple arrested as children found malnourished

A father and mother were arrested in California yesterday and face charges for torture after it was discovered that they had kept their 13 children in unhealthy conditions. The children, aged between 2...

Barça and Espanyol meet in Cup quarter final

After victory in Anoeta, Barça have now gone 29 games without defeat, and they are aiming to extend that streak at the RCDE Stadium tonight in the first leg of the King’s Cup quarter final against Espanyol....

international

Macron defends tough stance on refugees

French President Emmanuel Macron has firmly defended his tough stance towards refugees. Despite much criticism, the centrist leader defended his immigration policy in Calais yesterday, which he claims...

Helena Prat

Ahmad Basal

The Palmira pastry shop

Jordi Roca and Alejandra Rivas

Perfect choice

When life chooses for you

A city that needs a lifetime

A simple gesture that saves lives

Enric Contreras
Hospital services director of the Catalan Blood and Tissue Bank

'Healthy people have a civic duty to give blood'

The bank of life

ALEIX VALLS
FORMER GENERAL DIRECTOR OF THE MOBILE WORLD CAPITAL OF BARCELONA AND DIGITAL CONSULTANT

“Soon technology will be as essential as English”

North meets South

Miquel Crespi

'We help actors overcome their fears'

The autumn booklist

books
daniel pALOMERAS. GP and writer

A murderer on the Costa Brava

British Barcelona

A Catalan Christmas

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Tarragona

BASKET. TEXT. CUINA magazine. PHOTO

Bitter but versatile

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Barcelona, September 2017
Photo: ACN

Sep 11, 2017: the definitive Diada?

Barcelona, July 2017
Photo: Fund. Catalunya-La Pedrera

Art transforms life

Girona, June 2016
Photo: quim puig

The night of bonfires and coca

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