Interview

Vicent Partal talking to Neil Stokes on El Punt Avui TV. /  ARCHIVE

'The best time for journalism'

What is Vilaweb?Vilaweb is a newspaper. We say it is a newspaper because our interest is not technology, it is journalism.How did it start?It's a crazy story. When we started, Google did not exist, Yahoo...

Brett Hetherington with Nicole Millar on El Punt Avui TV

The most important of jobs

Where are you from?Australia, but I've lived here for over eight years.What made you decide to settle here?Getting work was the big thing. We chose Spain as our main target in Europe. I love Catalonia...

Markaris on Girona's iron bridge when visited the city recently.  Q.P

Crime novels: the best social criticism

The creator of inspector Kostas Jaritos and scriptwriter for filmmaker Theo Angelopolous received the Liberpress Literature Award 2015 in Girona last month

Alex Salmond talking during the interview in the Scottish parliament building designed by Catalan Enric Miralles.  ARCHIVE

'Catalonia will get the right to decide'

A year after the Scottish referendum, the former SNP leader reflects on the Catalan independence process

Rachel Hurd-Wood during the interview on El Punt Avui TV

The mother of humanity

What is your connection with Catalonia?I first came here on holiday when I was 15, and then I came to Girona to film Perfume, 10 years ago. I love it here.Now you're back for the film Segon origen, directed...

Dominique Heathcote with Nicole Millar on EL PUNT AVUI TV

The perfect recipe

You have lived in Catalonia the majority of your life, longer than you have lived anywhere else. How many years have you been here?I think about 40 something years, I am 50, so yes, a little over 40 years.What...

Raül Romeva, making a point during the interview in the Punt Avui office in Barcelona.  ANDREU PUIG

This list has one aim: independence

Romeva heads an electoral candidate list that includes leaders of civic bodies and political parties that are part of an attempt to bring sovereignty to Catalonia

Natalia Laing and Mandy Kellor with Nicole Millar on EL PUNT AVUI TV/  ARCHIVE

From Adelaide to Barcelona

You're my first Australian guests, though Barcelona is now your home. How did you arrive here?Mandy: Well, I came here first when I was 27, and I just had this incredible desire that I needed to come to...

Neus Figueras talking to Neil Stokes on El Punt Avui TV. /  ARCHIVE

On effort and motivation

You have had a lifetime working with English. What is your personal story of living with English?Well, I started quite late with my English; I did most of my learning locally and it has taken a long time....

Miriam Victoria, president of the Associació Moda de Catalunya i Balears during the interview at Begur's Hotel el Convent   JOE HOGAN

An insider speaks out

Miriam Victoria, president of the Associació Moda de Catalunya i Balears, talks fashion to Catalonia Today