ENERGY revolution

Catalonia depends on power from abroad, but things are changing with more renewable energy sources

Risks of RUNNING

Starting running without properly preparing for it is potentially just as harmful as living a sedentary lifestyle. Running has become fashionable, but make sure you take the right precautions before jumping into your running shoes

Sitges

It is hardly any surprise that the town of Sitges is such a popular place in Catalonia among both native and foreign visitors alike. Within easy reach of Barcelona, next to the Mediterranean Sea, boasting...

Kleptomaniac state

October 1, 2017, the General Strike against repression two days later, the Declaration of Independence and the December elections organised by Rajoy after imposing Direct Rule are the vivid contents of Catalonia Reborn

Homes for ART

Where creation takes place can be as important as the creative act itself. Catalonia has some 30 residences for artists and scholars, where they can find the peace, concentration and inspiration they need for their work

An everlasting passion for BLUE

The Blueproject Foundation returns to its origins to mark its fifth anniversary: a homage to the passion of artists such as Warhol, Fontana, Basquiat and Klein, as well as to the organisation’s creator, Carlo Salvi

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

History in the making

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

ALIVE

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

Flashes of brilliance

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

Cash? Really?

Sense foto
random thoughts
Terry Parris / Writer

Sudden gold

Sense foto
Brett Hetherington

The great human paella

society

Catalan lawyers want legal system to enshrine Catalan

health

Breast cancer in males at last draws attention

international

Interpol chief’s wife fears husband is dead

economy

Banc Sabadell earns equality distinction

State of the Nation debate a failure

Painter
Girona. www.perevalsky.com

Evdokim Perevalsky

Coffee Shop
Girona

Espresso Mafia

canine grooming academy
Girona (Gironès)

Emilia Díaz

Mariona Casals Cases.
Project Manager

Straight from the heart

Mariona Trias Campaña. gemma busquets. gbusquets@elpuntavui.cat
is from Banyoles, Pla de l’Estany. Mariona moved to Barcelona when she was 17, where she started her studies in Hair/Makeup/Special FX. In 2001, she went to live in New York for a year and a half, where she continued her studies. She’s married to Jan, from Mexico, and they have twin boys: Roc and Klaus. They moved to London six years ago

Non-stop London

carla garcia. berta coll. bcoll@elpuntavui.cat
Carla is from Barcelona and has been living in Berlin for seven years. She is the founder of the digital magazine Femspire, for women who want more from their life. www.femspire.com

Living in Neverland

society

Public transport grows by 5 million in first quarter

Reading the BRAIN

ENERGY revolution

Silver-haired undergraduates

BACK TO SCHOOL

Andrew Staffell
Musician

Making music fun and accessible

Eva Millet
Journalist

Eva Millet

Sharon Gunning / Oliver Holmes-Gunning
Teacher / Undergraduate student and teacher

Learning at home

Fabian Mohedano
Promoter of timetable reform

We need to have dinner at 8pm

Chris Bambery.
Writer

‘Last autumn the Catalans LEFT THE BUILDING and they’re not coming back’

Kleptomaniac state

Tragedy in the Cathedral

Favourite for a Palafrugell literary prize in 1905, Josafat was then rejected because of its immorality. Its publication a year later caused an enormous scandal due to its anticlericalism and sex descriptions. It is now Prudenci Bertrana’s best-known book

Catalonia Crisis: A plea for dialogue

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through...Priorat

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna García Frigola

Baby chickpeas from Alta Anoia

September food programme
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE

Life gets back to normal, or does it?

july food programme
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE

So, what’s cooking this summer?

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Keeping girls in SPORT

Local World Cup interest

Temps de Flors, Girona
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

Girona says it with flowers

Circuit de Catalunya, 2016
Photo: Valenti Fradera

A celebration of horse power

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  • Cinema

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