News from El Punt Avui

June
Prisoners pardoned

June

The nine Catalan political prisoners are released from jail, president Biden meets foreign leaders, masks can be discarded outdoors and the MWC returns

May

May

Catalonia finally has a new president, Israel and Hamas agree a ceasefire after escalating violence, restaurants reopen at night and Espanyol are promoted to La Liga

Mass
vaccination

April

Centres offering the Covid vaccine open across the country in the drive to reach herd immunity, while human rights activist Arcadi Oliveres passes away April

wins back Barça
Laporta

March

The former club president who oversaw Barça’s golden age under coach Pep Guardiola returns, while Catalan MEPs lose their immunity in Brussels

February

Elections under Covid

January

Joe Biden sworn in

2021

After another year hit by the pandemic, we review some of the key moments in the news at home and abroad

THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE

WHO FOLLOWS RULES?

I know I made a vow not to be overly critical in this column after the troubles the last couple of years have brought upon us all, but a couple of related things have annoyed me this past month and I’m...

THE LAST WORD

Things can only get better

It’s become something of a tradition at Catalonia Today to dedicate a number of pages in the December issue of the magazine to reviewing some of the key events – in various walks of life, at home and...

Banksy: here to stay

The exhibition on the most well-known and global of urban street artists at the Espai Trafalgar gallery in the centre of Barcelona is hoping to become a permanent museum, and will get 17 new additions from November