Jordi Roca
Best pastry chef in the world (2014)

‘Everything is there to be discovered‘

You are the subject of an episode of the latest season of the Netflix show ‘Chef’s Table’, which is devoted to pastry chefs.Desserts are that sweet part of the meal that is hard to say whether it...

Oriol Estela
General Coordinator of the Metropolitan Strategic Plan for Barcelona

‘Coordination and cooperation are the key’

Oriol Estela is the man in charge of the Metropolitan Strategic Plan for Barcelona, run by a private association that coordinates various platforms in the territory to face the challenges of the future....

A healthy obsession

We are surrounded by a never-ending series of trends and fads telling us how we should be eating

canine grooming academy
Girona (Gironès)

Emilia Díaz

Although there were hairdressers bathing dogs in the River Seine in Paris back in the 19th century during la Belle Époque, it wasn’t until 1938 that the first salon was opened for canine hygiene and...

MEGACITIES of the future

With the world’s urban population set to keep rising, among the many challenges facing megacities is achieving sustainable and balanced growth. Catalonia’s largest urban centres are aiming to deal with their growing populations by opting to strengthen local neighbourhoods and empowering the citizens who live there

carla garcia. berta coll. bcoll@elpuntavui.cat
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. www.femspire.com

Living in Neverland

Why did you leave Catalonia?I left because of my work situation. I finished my theatrical studies and I was not able to find a proper job. I had to work in retail, which was really tiring, and the money...

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

SUMMER OF TRUMP

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

WHAT ARE YOUR SUMMER PLANS?

Sense foto
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
BARNEY GRIFFITHS

GOING DOWN THE PUB

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HEADING FOR THE HILLS

DO YOU SEE YELLOW OR RED?

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

BILL WOULD LOVE THIS

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

KILLING FRANCO

El Prat prepares for a summer of strikes

education

More children of immigrants fail secondary school

culture

Spain’s film academy head Yvonne Blake dies

politics

Bureau to make final decision on suspending MPs

canine grooming academy
Girona (Gironès)

Emilia Díaz

craft papermakers
Banyoles (Gironès)

Sastres Paperers

A quite original bookshop
Girona

Llibreria Geli

fashion designer
Sant Jordi Desvalls (Gironès)

Erika Manolache

carla garcia. berta coll. bcoll@elpuntavui.cat
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. www.femspire.com

Living in Neverland

society

Public transport grows by 5 million in first quarter

road safety

Roadworthiness test updated for new technology

Catalonia’s roadworthiness testing authority (ITV) will from this week incorporate a series of innovations aimed at adapting the test to modern vehicles equipped with new technologies. One of the main...

international

Vaccinations begin as Ebola death toll mounts

A preventative vaccination campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in Congo began on Monday in the port city of Mbandaka, where four cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed. The use of the...

A healthy obsession

MEGACITIES of the future

Columbus’ Catalan origins

Marko Daniel
Director of the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona

Understanding Miró as a whole

mONTSE fOLCH

Lentils are as healthy as quinoa

Jordi Barri

‘Some people are flexitarians without even knowing it‘

Oriol Estela
General Coordinator of the Metropolitan Strategic Plan for Barcelona

‘Coordination and cooperation are the key’

Shante Evans
Basketball player

‘Basketball is my whole world’

Catalonia Crisis: A plea for dialogue

Vicky hayward

Blunt and intimate recipes

Women & Wine

Joan Sales’ lesser known novel:

Winds of the night

From the GARDEN straight to the PLATE

The BOOM in craft BEER

Artisan bread is back

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through...cava country

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Temps de Flors, Girona
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

Girona says it with flowers

Circuit de Catalunya, 2016
Photo: Valenti Fradera

A celebration of horse power

Valls, February 2018

A bumper year for calçots

Barcelona, September 2017
Photo: ACN

Sep 11, 2017: the definitive Diada?

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  • Cinema

    Every Thursday in Cinemes de Palamós, every day in Girona’s Cinema Truffaut and Wednesday to Sundays at Cinemes Girona in Barcelona. Get a great price with your ECClub card.