Far from the 1918 pandemic

Comparisons between today’s health crisis and the one in 1918 are inevitable, but that catastrophe led to millions of deaths in the world

Sant Jordi: cancelled until further notice

Catalonia’s booksellers and publishers association is now looking for an alternative date for the event before the summer holidays after being forced to cancel one of the most popular festivals of the year, Sant Jordi’s Day, when the country celebrates reading and romance

2020, game odyssey

This year, gamers can look forward to the release of a host of exciting new titles, such as the sequel to ‘The Last of Us’ and the spectacular ‘Cyberpunk 2077’, as well as the unveiling of a new generation of consoles

Micromobility on the RISE

The recent Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona saw 700 cities looking for solutions to future challenges like mobility. Automaker Seat was there with new electric vehicles designed for individuals and urban sharing

Interview with the devil

On November 24, 1923, ’La Veu de Catalunya’ published an interview that its correspondent in Germany, Eugeni Xammar, conducted with the future ’Führer’, Adolf Hitler

Catalan Winter Olympics: a viable option

The Catalan government is preparing a bid to host the 2030 Games at Catalonia’s Pyrenean ski resorts

€100 million over the last decade

The investment ski resorts have made in the past decade can be split into 58% on snow production systems and 42% on new lifts


Another season is underway, with resorts making big investments and Catalonia’s bid to host the Winter Games

The Catalan coast in retreat

The UN says sea levels will rise up to a metre by 2100, causing Catalonia’s beaches to recede and provoking more frequent flooding of the coastline. The government says it is already preparing measures to tackle the problem

1920. The columns of contention

The four giant columns designed by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch for the 1929 Universal expo in the Catalan capital were controversial from the first moment. On the following pages, we trace the process surrounding their construction and demolition.