Features

Carles Ribera and Pere Bosch

“We aim to do rigorous and in-depth journalism”

Over a dozen experienced journalists have been preparing the launch of the new weekly magazine, La República, for weeks. The project instigated by employee-led company Maig 2011 is headed by Carles Ribera...

Help is at hand

Tiago, a semi-humanoid creation of the Catalan firm Pal Robotics, is already being tested in households in many European countries

The smart sweet

Prototype: students on an Entrepreneurship and Business Development Master’s course at the University of Girona (UdG) have created a sweet, Xupa Xip, that analyses saliva to detect illnesses; the first stage of the project focuses on diabetes. Presentation: the students have now presented their project in London as part of the Imagine Express programme

League, Cup & CL treble still possible for Barça

Ernesto Valverde’s first season in charge is shaping up to be one of the club’s best ever, as Barça’s hopes of winning both domestic competitions remain very much alive and they are among the favourites to win Europe’s holy grail

A QUIET CORNER away from the artistic noise

Artist Núria Güell conceives her political art from the calm and tranquility of her studio and home in Vidreres that she shares with her husband and fellow artist, Levi Orta

Miserachs in colour

La Pedrera presents a new retrospective of the great Catalan photographer in an exhibition that goes far beyond his most recognised use of black and white

The centre of Miró’s artistic universe

After a series of funding setbacks, April 20 finally sees the official inauguration of the Mas Miró project to turn the country residence of the great artist Joan Miró in Mont-roig del Camp in Tarragona into a museum

The Republic is here

A new weekly magazine is out at the end of April aiming to consolidate Catalonia’s republican spirit

The cream of the crop

Sport in Catalonia is not all about Barcelona football club. The country also boasts a host of top sports men and women who compete in a broad range of different sporting disciplines

Catalans on TOP of the world

Fewer than 40 mountaineers have climbed the 14 eight-thousanders -or 8,000 metre peaks- on planet Earth. It is one of the most aspired to feats in modern mountaineering, since Italian Reinhold Messner...