Marcela Topor

Marcela Topor

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Europe’s – and Catalonia’s – sad history of exile

Exile has sadly been a frequent part of Europe’s history. For economic, religious and, above all, political reasons, many people have had to leave their homes and seek refuge in safe countries. It is...

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The most significant trial in Catalonia’s history

This month sees the beginning of the most significant criminal trial in Catalonia’s history, which takes Catalan, Spanish and European politics into a new stage. Our main feature, A country on trial,...

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A year of rights and freedoms under threat

Catalonia, Europe, 2018, 21st century. Tradition has it that every December we take a look back at the year that is about to end. To start with, it’s been a year with politicians in prison and in exile,...

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Making the most of the autumn season

October was generous with rain and that’s good news for mushroom hunters: humidity means lots of mushrooms in November. Mushroom hunting is one of the most popular pastimes, and mycologists agree this...

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Tips for a healthy lifestyle

We are what we eat, goes the old saying, and it looks as if we are more aware of this now than ever before. The internet alone gives us more information about healthy lifestyles and changing trends than...

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Celebrating Catalonia’s sporting talent

In a country that is home to one of the best football clubs in the world, there is still room for excellence in other sports, even if they might not be as popular among the general public. In fact, Catalan...

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Challenges for the new year

In our main feature, Visions of the coming year, different specialists analyse some of the challenges for the new year in Catalonia and across the globe, in the fields of business, education, tourism,...

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marcela topor. mtopor@cataloniatoday.cat

Out with the old, in with the new

In this issue we look back at the year that is about to end. Without doubt, 2017 has been an intense, unpredictable and turbulent year, and a crucial one in the country’s history. Our main feature offers...

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marcela topor. mtopor@cataloniatoday.cat

New season brings hope and euphoria

October was both a crucial and intense month for Catalonia, which ended with the Parliament declaring the Catalan Republic on October 27. We reflect the hope and euphoria this caused on this month’s...