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

Noureddine Jalloul

“I’m inspired by the cuisine of Morocco and my mother

The prestigious Paris-based cooking school, Le Cordon Bleu, has chosen him for four years in a row among its top 50 young chefs in Spain. Noureddine Jalloul Ratbi won a BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca scholarship...

History and fun

Roses Tour Familiar is a new tourist proposal designed to show off the main attractions of the Costa Brava town through games for the whole family

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

NEEDLED

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,...

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

Happy to help, sir

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

Blood and guts in NO SCHOOL

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

Who needs EXPERTS?

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

A rite of PASSAGE

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

Breathing

Neil Stokes
AnAlYsiS
Neil Stokes

The FRACTURE of the United States

Meritxell Anfitre Álvarez. NATURA LLIBRES. NATURE AND MOUNTAIN BOOKSHOP

The shop with more books than villagers

Montserrat Úbeda. ONA LLIBRES. CATALAN LANGUAGE BOOKSHOP.

Catalan language in the heart of Barcelona

Pitu Rovira. LA CAPONA

Woven into the cultural fabric

Olga Vila i Ernest Riera. SWEET BOOKS

Long live books

Ingrid Teixidor
Celler Oliveda

Ingrid Teixidor

Joan Mateu
Painter

Making the ordinary extraordinary

Basketmaker
Tortellà (Garrotxa)

Dani Iglesias

Actors, co-founders of escapade theatre
(Barcelona)

Sue Flack & Caspar

Bibiana Mas
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A land of cold beauty

Anna N. Schlegel
VICE PRESIDENT OF THE LEADING DATA STORAGE COMPANY NETAP

“Opportunities do exist, but it’s hard to make it”

Anna Schlegel
Vice president of the leading data storage company NetAp

The land of opportunity

Ester Gea
Ester has a PhD in Virology

Life in a fairytale city

Biden’s challenges

Growing businesses: the other side of the health crisis

Growing businesses: the other side of the health crisis

Many companies that have changed their businesses in response to the health crisis or that have opted for the online channel are selling more than before, while many exporting companies have opened up new markets

What’s first for the future government?

Election sees record win for pro-indy bloc

VICTÒRIA CARDONA. IRENE CASELLAS. icasellas@lrp.cat

“Our current lifestyle favours allergies”

Manuel Quinto

Sharing life with Jimmy Jump

Joan Oliveras
President of the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC)

“Museums need a new relationship with society”

litus
Musician

“Playing in bars was my school and my university”

The journalist on Hill 481

Avant-garde romantic

Mad times

Downright peculiar

Noureddine Jalloul

“I’m inspired by the cuisine of Morocco and my mother

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through...Terra del cava

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Anna García Frigola

Flavour of the month

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Costers del Segre

Digital classrooms

Blockchain, far beyond bitcoin

The never-ending search for digital talent

Mar Gutiérrez-Colón
PHD in English Philology (URV) and head of the team developing the new Art of Reading application

Learning English through fun

The best coming art

Blanes, 2019
Photo: oriol duran

Make way for the Carnival King!

Horrorland, Cercs 2018
Photo: ACN

Are you ready for the fright of your life?

Festa major in Banyoles
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

A cause for celebration