News from El Punt Avui

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

Jordi Abad Lalanza

Death Cafés

What do you think is the most important thing people should know about Death Cafes?They are informal gatherings where we talk about death related topics. It is a space of complete trust. It’s non-therapeutic...

ON DIVIDE AND DIVIDING

One of the criticisms of the Catalan independence movement is the supposed divide it incites, by grouping society into those for or against it. Granted, separations are no minor thing, even more so within...

Marc Sanjaume
Political Scientist

“Cameron’s plan was for the no vote to win by a landslide”

Sanjaume analyses how issues such as Brexit are affecting the independence issue and the current state of politics in Scotland

Local sides faltering

The presenter of El Punt Avui TV’s The Week in Football, Barney Griffiths, takes a look at how Catalonia’s leading clubs are faring in the 2021-22 season

A tram through Llobregat

The TRAM Route returns for another year to invite visitors to discover the emblematic landmarks in the Baix Llobregat area

MORE THAN teaching

Dear reader,It seems I have misled you and that I was wrong about something I suggested in this column last year. In an article titled “House closed”, which was published in November, I wrote about...

FALSE stability

In mid-July, one of the largest credit rating agencies, Fitch, upgraded the Autonomous Community of Catalonia’s long-term debt rating by two notches to make it investment grade, suitable for institutional...

Goal 2023

Nicola Sturgeon has challenged Boris Johnson with the promise of an independence referendum in two years. The pandemic has put any such vote on hold, but both leaders know that seven years since the first consultation, Scotland’s political future is at stake

Puigdemont again detained and freed

Yet another EU country rejects Spain’s attempts to extradite former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, who was briefly detained and then released on a visit to Sardinia at the end of September