The Blues in Banyoles

For 25 years the local swimming club has hosted the Cambridge University Boat Club teams

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

viewpoint. brett hetherington
Brett Hetherington

Squatting in Vilafranca del Penedès

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Terry Parris

Looking for small miracles in 2017

tribune. Pere Miret
Pere Miret - ANC

A better welfare state in the Republic

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Martin Capdevila

Black History Month, in Catalonia

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Where will the path of populism lead us?

Barney Griffiths
Barney Griffiths

Reis reflections


SOS Racisme video to expose everyday racism


Seat reveals plans for electric car due on market in 2019

Seat has begun to reveal plans for its electric vehicle, the eMii, which the car manufacturer hopes to launch in 2019. The car will have a range of 150 kilometres and a top speed of 130 kph, with a 30-minute...


MWC opens to large turnout and some protests

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) began yesterday with a mass turnout of attendees (more than 100,000 are expected), with Barcelona's public transport system reinforced. There were protests outside the fair...

Manel Marcè

Rut's Barber Shop

Sergi Alós

A unique city

Anna Danés

The secret city

Núria Altimir
Turku (Finland)

Northern lights

Steve Trapmore & Rob Becker

Getting ready for the big Boat Race

maria mut bosque

'The danger is when populism becomes radical'

The Blues in Banyoles

Mateo Gil

'Small budgets give you total freedom'

Food for thought

Becoming somebody new

By the book in 2017

Land of the Moor

Echoes of modernity

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Costers del Segre

november food programme. CUINA magazine

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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