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Catalonia to pardon up to 1,000 people accused of witchcraft
Hundreds of people, mostly women, condemned during witch-hunts that persisted well into 18th century

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

26, Jan, 2022 @7:08 PM

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A man on a mission to preserve Barcelona’s decorative floor tiles
As 19th-century apartment blocks become luxury flats, Joan Moliner is saving part of the city’s heritage

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

10, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Poor meat and ill-treated animals’: Spain in uproar over minister’s remarks
Government distances itself from Alberto Garzón’s Guardian interview amid outrage in meat industry

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

06, Jan, 2022 @1:24 PM

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Belgium and Spain top Europe’s pre-pandemic robbery league
Eurostat report puts UK third for robbery but 2021 data show most crimes plummeting across region

Stephen Burgen, Barcelona

04, Jan, 2022 @4:34 PM

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Huge star atop Sagrada Família rekindles residents’ complaints
Locals in Barcelona accuse religious foundation in charge of Gaudí‘s masterpiece of highhandedness

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

29, Nov, 2021 @12:52 PM

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‘Farmers are digging their own graves’: true cost of growing food in Spain’s arid south
Intensive agriculture’s insatiable thirst for water is turning wetland to wasteland, draining rivers and polluting groundwater

Stephen Burgen in Tablas de Daimiel

16, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Museum celebrates Barcelona’s disappearing Gypsy heritage
Artefacts reflect joys and sorrows of a community persecuted in Spain since Catholic reconquest in 1492

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

07, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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New Barcelona centre teaches Spanish men to explore their masculinity
Campaigners say there is little sex education or discussion of sexuality in the Catalan education system

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

07, Nov, 2021 @6:30 AM

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‘Freedom’: exhibition celebrates Barcelona’s 1970s counterculture
Underground recalls brief but intense flowering of movement in city following death of Franco

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

10, Oct, 2021 @2:01 PM

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‘Volcanoes are life’: how the ocean is enriched by eruptions devastating on land
Lava is destroying much of La Palma but the last eruption in the Canaries appears to have ‘fertilised’ the surrounding seas

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

05, Oct, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Spain’s energy cooperatives lead charge to exploit solar power
Community initiatives boosted as government signals change in policies that favour energy giants

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

01, Sep, 2021 @8:57 AM

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Spanish hotel booking app to show working conditions of staff
Spanish chambermaids’ union to launch platform in response to outsourcing and low pay rates

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

01, Sep, 2021 @4:00 AM

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