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Spying is incompatible with the rule of law

The state of suspicion is a degeneration of the rule of law, as dictatorships and totalitarian regimes have shown us. Suspicion of ordinary citizens is the way to justify the need to spy on, to control...

Dolors Feliu
President of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC)

“It has to be shown that the dialogue with the state is fake’”

Catalonia’s largest civic organisation in favour of independence has a new leader. Here Dolors Feliu talks about the challenge of making the results of the 2017 referendum effective

Analysis

NEARING A BREAK FROM THE UK

Sinn Féin’s victory in Northern Ireland is a further step towards the reunification of Ireland and the break-up of the union of the four nations that make up the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Wales...

Fearless adventures at Sónar festival

From June 16 to 18 such international acts as The Chemical Brothers, Moderat and The Blaze to headline on the return of the summer festival of music, creativity and technology

Turner shines at MNAC

Catalonia’s national art gallery is exhibiting a hundred finished and unfinished works by the great master of romantic landscapes that he bequeathed to the British government and kept in the Tate Gallery in London

Submerged memory

The waters of the sea and rivers guard a rich cultural heritage in the form of wrecks and remains that allow us to see into the lives of our forebears, as can be seen in a new exhibition at Catalonia’s Museum of Archaeology

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

Won’t mingle?

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

HOW (NOT) TO GET ALONG

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

WORDS OF LOVE

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

GROUNDHOG

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

THE WORLD’S BEST CITY

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

i NEED A MOBILE MECHANIC

Analysis

NEARING A BREAK FROM THE UK

The cruel reality

RUSSIA’S AFFECTION FOR THE N-WORD

When everyone was suspicious

Ingrid Teixidor
Celler Oliveda

Ingrid Teixidor

Joan Mateu
Painter

Making the ordinary extraordinary

Basketmaker
Tortellà (Garrotxa)

Dani Iglesias

Actors, co-founders of escapade theatre
(Barcelona)

Sue Flack & Caspar

Alba Sunyer Ollé
from Sallent, and studied in Sant Cugat before opening a physical therapy office in Manresa

Ambassador of cuisine

Maria Brasero.
Gaduated in Communication and Publicity in Barcelona and in Film Production from UCLA

“The sky is the limit”

xavier mas craviotto
is from Navàs (Bages). Before moving to Bristol, he did a postgraduate degree in language consultancy and publishing services in Barcelona and taught Catalan as a foreign language

Diverse and eclectic

Anna Cantón. marcela topor. mtopor@cataloniatoday.cat

Language lovers’ heaven

Dolors Feliu
President of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC)

“It has to be shown that the dialogue with the state is fake’”

Fearless adventures at Sónar festival

Turner shines at MNAC

Submerged memory

Abel Mariné
EMERITUS PROFESSOR OF NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCE

“The best diet is a varied and balanced one”

Cristina Lombardía
CHILD AND YOUTH PSYCHIATRIST

“We need to help young people fill the gap left when they have to give up their screens”

Fernando Fernández
Greenpeace mobilisation coordinator in Catalonia

“We’re the state most at risk of desertification in the European Union”

Eudald Carbonell
ARCHAEOLOGIST AND GEOLOGIST

“We are speeding towards another glacial period”

How swift the blaze

Is it legal or is it the right thing to do?

A life lived through song

Passion, Innovation and Determination

WINE AND A WHINE

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through...Terra del Cava

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna Garcia Frigola

Magic of Maresme

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through...Montsant

Digital classrooms

Blockchain, far beyond bitcoin

The never-ending search for digital talent

Mar Gutiérrez-Colón
PHD in English Philology (URV) and head of the team developing the new Art of Reading application

Learning English through fun

Barcelona, January 2021
Photo: Juanma Ramos

Return of the Kings

The best coming art

Blanes, 2019
Photo: oriol duran

Make way for the Carnival King!

Horrorland, Cercs 2018
Photo: ACN

Are you ready for the fright of your life?