Tourism

Change of strategy for Catalonia

Catalonia ended 2017 having set a new record for numbers of international tourists. In 2018, figures will exceed the 19 million threshold and perhaps even reach the heights of 20 million, as many as Canada...

Marta Puig i Bosch.
Marta is from Anglès (La Selva)

A home not all that far from home

Why did you leave Catalonia?I decided to finish my Architecture degree in Delft with the Erasmus Programme and then I stayed in Rotterdam for an internship; both experiences lasted 16 months. Although...

el pasteral
(La Selva)

Àngel Soler

With the strong conviction that everything around us can be turned into art, Àngel Soler gathers several types of wood, mainly boxwood but also walnut, chestnut, poplar and elder wood, and sculpts artistic...

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....

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

MYTHS IN THE MAKING

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

PORRIDGE

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO HISTORY

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

Clean up Catalonia TODAY

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Challenges for the new year

[NO TENIM FOTO]
viewpoint
brett hetherington

GOD. BLOGGERER

politics

PSC opens new HQ: the Casal Joan Reventós

international

Le Pen warns FN he cannot be banned

Jean-Marie Le Pen, co-founder of the far-right Frente Nacional (FN) warned his daughter and current president of the party Marine Le Pen, that there could be altercations should he be banned from attending...

international

Palastinian youths die in Israeli attacks

Two Palestinian youths aged 17 were killed in Gaza on Saturday night in attacks carried out by Israeli troops in reprisal for the detonation of an explosive device on the Israeli border which inured four...

society

Workers rescued from Ferrari Land roller coaster

Two maintenance workers at Ferrari Land Park (Vila-seca and Salou) were trapped for three hours on Thursday evening at a height of 112 meters on the Red Force roller coaster and four units of the fire...

international

Egypt launches attack on ISIS militants

Egypt launched a major assault against militants on Friday focused on the Sinai peninsula, where Islamic State has staged deadly attacks, aiming to crush their insurgency by an end of February deadline...

society

New bus routes with Metro regularity

The Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) plans to create two new bus services this year. The first, Metrobus, will link municipalities bordering Barcelona, and is expected to expand the high frequency...

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Marta Puig i Bosch.
Marta is from Anglès (La Selva)

A home not all that far from home

Perfect choice

Tourism

Change of strategy for Catalonia

Industry 4.0

Logistics: Amazon as a paradigm

European Union

EU faces a year of challenges

Dr. Ramon Brugada

A PROJECT WITH HEART

El Bulli’s legacy

Enric Calzada. Coordinator of ’Sopars de Girona’

Ferran Adrià

Joan Sales’ lesser known novel:

Winds of the night

The autumn booklist

books
daniel pALOMERAS. GP and writer

A murderer on the Costa Brava

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through D. O. Conca de Barberà

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna García Frigola

El Prat de Llobregat’s famous artichoke

January food programme
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE

Serious – and healthy – winter food

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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