The keys to the trial A NATION IN THE DOCK

This month sees the most significant criminal trial in Catalonia’s history. We take a look at some of the main points in the process and provide an overview of the key arguments of the political and social leaders

Skis, boots, glasses and a WRISTBAND

Girona-based company Skitude has developed a prototype RFID bracelet that allows easy access to ski slopes while also monitoring and tracking the skier’s activity for later analysis or sharing on its leading social platform

FISH & CHIPS in BCN

In our latest visit to one of Barcelona’s fine eateries, we stumble upon a version of an old British favourite

A chocolate book

Jordi Roca publishes Casa Cacao, a journey to the origins of the exotic and ancient fruit, and the prelude to the Roca family’s new food project in Girona, where chocolate will play the leading role

A TUMULTOUS world

Uncertainty about the UK leaving the EU, the rise of the far right, migrations and armed conflicts will mark 2019

A year of elections

In the coming months, polls galore will inevitably be seen as testing the water for support for independence and unionism, and for monarchy and republic

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

The most significant trial in Catalonia’s history

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

COURTROOM CARNIVAL

Sense foto
random thoughts
Terry Parris / Writer

Postcard moments

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

YEAR OF THE KANGAROO

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

SUSTENANCE

Sense foto
Oriol Martinez Alòs-Moner

THE REAL NATIONALISM

United Kingdom

Honda announces UK departure to aggravate Brexit fears

Turull and Romeva declare in court

education

Universities need €42 million to cover deficits

culture

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris aged 85

Mosaiking. com
Barcelona

Marta Royo Espinet

Horse riding instructor - Poni Club Girona
Sant Gregori (Gironès)

Dani Vilaró

Marc Alós
Sculptor

Marc Alós

Illustrator
Igualada (Anoia, Barcelona). http://elielisdibuixets.wixsite.com/elielisa

Elisabet Serra

Mariona Mateu Carles
Musician from Sant Genís

A land of music lovers

Bàrbara Roviró
Teacher Educator for Foreign Language

A land of opportunity

Marc Femenia Nobell. catalonia today. contact@cataloniatoday.cat
Photographer

Just one of the locals

Mariona Casals Cases.
Project Manager

Straight from the heart

The keys to the trial A NATION IN THE DOCK

The arguments of the defence

A TUMULTOUS world

Goodbye to single-use plastic

Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas
Lawyer

JAUME ALONSO- CUEVILLAS

Deepak Daswani
Hacker and cybersecurtiy expert

“Start changing your password”

Iolanda Batallé
Head of the Ramon Llull Institute

Opening up the Llull Institute to the world

Wolf Lepenies
German professor, sociologist and writer

WOLF Lepenies

A chocolate book

THE AUTHOR’S MOUTHPIECE

How to avoid the OPERA

Murder and Spanish dirty tricks

FISH & CHIPS in BCN

January food programme
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE

A cornucopia of delicacies for the new year

Festive dining traditions

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna García Frigola

Ebre Delta oysters

How to be a good REFEREE?

Skis, boots, glasses and a WRISTBAND

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

Vallnord, Andorra
Photo: Archive

Dashing through the snow

Pessebre exhibition, Barcelona 2018
Photo: J. Losada

The art of celebrating a shared history and tradition

Tarraco Arena, 2018
Photo: juanma ramos

Reaching for the sky

Keeping girls in SPORT

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