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Anna Godoy

“Going to the Games is a dream for all athletes”

Anna Godoy has followed the family tradition and will finally reach the summit in Tokyo

The Games of the pandemic

Over a hundred Catalans could be in Tokyo after suffering an uncertain and complicated journey to the big event, which has been marked by Covid and remains shrouded in doubt

So what next?

The pardoning of the jailed Catalan leaders sheds little light on the future of the others pursued by the Spanish judiciary for their part in the 2017 push for independence

Europe says enough

Pedro Sánchez publicly announced the (conditional) pardons for the nine jailed Catalan independence leaders in the Liceu opera house on June 21. The reason the Spanish prime minister gave for the pardons...

Rule of three

Four decades of the comedy theatre group Tricicle come under the spotlight at the Palau Robert venue in Barcelona in a new exhibition that runs until October

PERE ARAGONÈS
132nd PRESIDENT OF CATALONIA

The PATIENT man

politics Reserved, rational, discreet, a good speaker, attentive, polite, kind, methodical, orderly, analytical, sensible, hardworking, a great negotiator, ambitious... on May 23 Republican Pere Aragonès...

A Republican president back in office

ERC’s Pere Aragonès becomes Catalonia’s 132nd president promising a “social, green, feminist and fully free” future, and pledging to make amnesty for the jailed independence leaders and self-determination “inevitable”

As different as chalk and cheese

In an interview with the BBC, Scotsman and former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, warned that the conflict between the Scottish and UK governments cannot be resolved as in Catalonia. Although he...

Round

second round

With Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish National Party comfortably winning May’s election, an independence referendum is again on the table. Yet Boris Johnson has said that this time London is not willing to play ball in helping a new vote

Biden’s challenges

The US president has spent over 100 days in office, and is facing an economic crisis, a pandemic, and immigration problems