Autumn’s seasonal treats

feature food Autumn not only brings a change in the weather, but with it highly-prized seasonal products. From the end of September and into November there are multiple fairs, festivals and markets all...

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


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

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Making the most of the autumn season

Neil Stokes
Neil Stokes

View from the outside

Barney Griffiths
Barney Griffiths

In with the new

Sense foto


Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree


Neil Stokes
Neil Stokes

History in the making

Turull case gets dismissed


Nissan boss arrested for tax evasion


Marta Angelat to receive Butaca theatre prize


The ’Yellow Vests’ call for a protest in Paris

Igualada (Anoia, Barcelona).

Elisabet Serra

State of the Nation debate a failure


Evdokim Perevalsky

Coffee Shop

Espresso Mafia

Marc Femenia Nobell. catalonia today.

Just one of the locals

Mariona Casals Cases.
Project Manager

Straight from the heart

Mariona Trias Campaña. gemma busquets.
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.
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.

Living in Neverland

Espanyol back with a bang under Rubi

Reading the BRAIN

ENERGY revolution

Silver-haired undergraduates

Espanyol's head coach

“Leaders? I see a team capable of anything“

Mike Duff

Sustainability and improvement

ada perallada

Pointers for autumn in the kitchen

Andrew Staffell

Making music fun and accessible

Chris Bambery.

‘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

Autumn’s seasonal treats

Waxy cap mushroom ’coques’

Sweet potato gnocchi with sautéed wild mushrooms

Pumpkin soup with fairy ring mushrooms and chestnuts

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Tarraco Arena, 2018
Photo: juanma ramos

Reaching for the sky

Keeping girls in SPORT

Local World Cup interest

Temps de Flors, Girona
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

Girona says it with flowers

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  • Cinema

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