European Super League shambles

Led by Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez, a handful of Europe’s top clubs announced a breakaway Super League in April. Presenter of El Punt Avui’s The Week in Football Barney Griffiths takes a look at how they got it so wrong

Rotten apples

Released in 2012, the British series Line of Duty has become a cult series for lovers of police drama. The first season aired on BBC Two and immediately became a favourite of critics and audiences alike....


You could call me one of the lucky ones; one of the chosen few.A week ago, I had my second dose of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at Bellvitge Hospital in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat just outside Barcelona....

Indexes of democracy

The natural way to rule is almost taken for granted, at least in the so-called Western world. Yet a glimpse at the 193 UN members shows a thornier picture, with different forms of dictatorships and autocracies,...

Essential reading

After a second Sant Jordi’s Day under the pandemic, bookshops are now officially recognised as essential businesses. The Association of Catalan Booksellers has 234 bookshops, with at least one in each county