Features

Waco, post-truth

Miniseries replays the tragic events that took place in Texas in 1993 from a viewpoint that challenges the official narrative

Learning how to teach languages

Avancem is an innovative pilot project involving the Catalan government and schools aiming to integrate language teaching and the coordination of language teachers with the aim of achieving true plurilingualism

Núria Sebastián
Psychologist

Language learning is emotional

Having trained at the Max Planck Institute in Munich and the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris, Núria Sebastián is today a professor of psychology at Pompeu Fabra University, where the...

Catalonia’s celebration of books and roses

April 23 is one of the country’s main annual dates when people are out searching for the ideal Sant Jordi gift

Wherefore art thou George?

How did a little-known Roman soldier executed in a religious dispute go on to become a revered religious figure in places and cultures all over the world?

“My Sant Jordi starts in February!”

Ever wondered what Sant Jordi means for a bookshop in central Barcelona? We did too, so we dropped in to Come In English bookshop on Carrer Balmes for a chat with those responsible for filling the stands and shelves on the big day

Carles Ribera and Pere Bosch

“We aim to do rigorous and in-depth journalism”

Over a dozen experienced journalists have been preparing the launch of the new weekly magazine, La República, for weeks. The project instigated by employee-led company Maig 2011 is headed by Carles Ribera...

Help is at hand

Tiago, a semi-humanoid creation of the Catalan firm Pal Robotics, is already being tested in households in many European countries

The smart sweet

Prototype: students on an Entrepreneurship and Business Development Master’s course at the University of Girona (UdG) have created a sweet, Xupa Xip, that analyses saliva to detect illnesses; the first stage of the project focuses on diabetes. Presentation: the students have now presented their project in London as part of the Imagine Express programme

League, Cup & CL treble still possible for Barça

Ernesto Valverde’s first season in charge is shaping up to be one of the club’s best ever, as Barça’s hopes of winning both domestic competitions remain very much alive and they are among the favourites to win Europe’s holy grail