Skiers. Changing demographics suggests young people are not taking up skiing in the same numbers as before.

All downhill for Pyrenees snow resorts?

Climate change, ageing skiers and economic crisis pose major challenges for future of winter sports sector

Representatives of CiU, ERC and the civil associations, ÒMNIUM, ANC and AMI, celebrate the agreement to call elections on September 27.  Photo:JOSEP LOSADA
POLITICS

The road to 27-S

The need to keep the sovereignty process alive was the backdrop to negotiations between CiU and ERC

Laura Leyva, 19 years old and already a seasoned model at local and international level. Photo:JOE HOGAN
catalan chic talks to laura leyva of uno models

Bright lights and promises

Catalonia's internationally acclaimed modelling agencies are now putting a new generation of professionals on the world's catwalks

Lluís Pasqual's vision of King Lear (in Catalan) is on at Montjuïc's Lliure theatre until February 22.  Photo:ROS RIBAS

Queen Lear?

Actress Núria Espert plays the lead (male) role in the Shakespeare tragedy under the direction of Lluís Pascual in the Lliure theatre until February 22

The magic of Pixar studios.  Photo:EL PUNT AVUI

Picasso and Dalí top 2015

The two leading lights of 20th century modern art promises to be the exhibition of the year in Barcelona

The officers investigating the case. Photo:ITV
els bastards

A welcome return to Broadchurch

If there was one series that took the English-speaking TV market by surprise in 2013 it was Broadchurch. Initially a modest production, it soon had an audience of nine million and was the object of great...

Marcela Topor
from the editor
marcela topor

Politics to set the pace of change in 2015

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD

From 'guttersnipe' to lady

film

Coixet chosen to open Berlinale 2015

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew tree

Wintertime

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
MARTIN KIRBY

Think low-tech (it's key to our future too)

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
BARNEY GRIFFITHS

All sweetness and no light

CGPJ falls into its own trap

The Consejo General del Poder Judicial (CGPJ) was yesterday incapable of changing its intolerable political attitude. Despite the lengthy deliberation of the council meeting, it did not prevent the purging...

Empty classrooms. The student strike was widely followed in certain faculties of Catalonia's public universities Photo:ACN

Student body on strike

Judge Santiago Vidal before hearing the verdict to suspend him from practising as a judge. Photo:ALBERT SALAMÉ

CGPJ suspends judge Vidal for three years

Culture

Fundació Tàpies opens first exhibition in Spain of Maria Lassnig

Rather than painting with her body, Maria Lassnig (1919-2014) painted from her body and its sensations. This is the premise underlying just about all of the artist's long career, which features in an exhibition...

Espanyol face Cordoba aiming to put Getafe defeat behind them

Espanyol tonight face Cordoba in a match that sees ninth place take on the league's bottom side. Both teams go into the game with clear objectives: the Catalans want to get back to winning ways after the...

Culture

Miró foundation to get overhaul

The artistic world has changed a lot since the Fundació Miró opened, according to the foundation's director, Rosa Maria Malet. As a result, Malet and her team are rethinking the Barcelona institution...

- Photo:QUIM PUIG
Xylographer

Frederic Girós

Yoko Kataoka. Illustrator and Print Maker Photo:Manel Lladó
Illustrator and print maker

Yoko Kataoka

The Wolves Photo:LLUÍS SERRAT
Sarrià de Ter's American football team

The Wolves

Carles Pérez Padró

Loving the Andes

Albert Garcia Photo:Breezy Baldwin

It's always sunny in San Juan

Carles Vendrell

Victoria: cold but beautiful

Skiers. Changing demographics suggests young people are not taking up skiing in the same numbers as before.

All downhill for Pyrenees snow resorts?

. Photo:ARCHIVE

Who needs skis?

BBC's Wolf Hall.

TV series both new and old for 2015

Carol Wilkinson is a retired teacher living in Girona/  Photo:ARCHIVE

The pony made me do it

Nicole Millar and Germà Capdevila

Coming home

Catalan to English literary translator Peter Bush, author of the translation of The Gray Notebook by Josep Pla.  Photo:ARCHIVE

The challenge of styles

Vineyards in the town of Salses,with the Canigó mountain on the horizon.

Almost perfection

Book review

A disappointing second serving

Not without some interesting observations of the US lifestyle, Matthew Quicks' The Good Luck of Right Now does not live up to his earlier offering, The Silver Linings Playbook

Georgina Hardinge.  Photo:ARCHIVE

An Englishwoman in Valencia

The new cookery books for 2015 cover a wealth of food-related topics, from recipes and manuals, to health tips, anecdotes and advice on nutrition.  Photo:M. JOSEP JORDAN

Lip-smacking reads for the new year

Calçots
basket

An 'accidental' treat

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food & wine. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Montsant

Immense. An HDTV: 110 inches of high.tech, on show at the Las Vegas fair. Photo:DAVID BECKER / AFP
FACTS AND SITES. MARTÍ CRESPO. NEW
marti.crespo@partal.cat

Say Hi to 4KUHD

wikidones.labonne.org Information related to the Wikidones project  Interview with Marta Nieto on ‘L'Internauta'.
NEW

Wiki- women

Amazon hopes their Fire tablets will soon become household items.  Photo:Archive
NEW. FACTS AND SITES. MARTÍ CRESPO

Amazon's new Fire range

. Photo:Albert Gea
Barcelona

Catalan Christmas crapper still the best

Josefa Batalla is from Sabadell and she is 90 years old. Photo:Oriol Duran
Sabadell, Nov 9, 2014 /
Photo: Oriol Duran

The older the stronger

Tarragona
Tarragona, October 2014
Photo:E. Magre

All together now

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  • Cinema Cinemes

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