Barcelona

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Francesc Vendrell obituary
Effective United Nations peace negotiator who brought about dialogue between warring parties in many international crises

Jonathan Steele

05, Dec, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Barcelona students to take mandatory climate crisis module from 2024
Course thought to be world first agreed after university bowed to pressure from seven-day End Fossil protest

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

12, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Is Catalonia still dreaming of independence from Spain?
Five years after the showdown with Madrid, the region remains split over secession – and even those who back it are divided on how to achieve it. Do the people still have the will to go it alone?

Stephen Burgen and Sam Jones

25, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Quiet corridas: Spain wonders what to do with unused bullrings
With number of events in decline, many of the 1,700 venues often in city centres stand abandoned

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

21, Aug, 2022 @9:04 AM

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Barcelona cracks down on outdoor drinking parties with €600 fines
City raises upper limit of penalties for causing disturbance after botellones grow in popularity since Covid

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

09, Aug, 2022 @10:54 AM

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Barcelona school and residents create solar energy community
Council-supported project beginning on roof of school in Poblenou could grow across the city

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

24, Jul, 2022 @10:48 AM

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‘Summer will be monstrous’: Barcelona wrestles with revival of mass tourism
As visitors return after easing of Covid curbs, talk of diversification of Spanish city has been drowned out by sound of ringing tills

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

16, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Barcelona to install sound level monitors in bid to beat noise pollution
Noise meters will be deployed to confirm ‘acoustically stressed’ areas where action will be taken

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

14, Jun, 2022 @5:18 PM

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Mark of prestige: exhibition to explore culture and history of tattoos
Barcelona exhibition to showcase tattoo art from Japan and Polynesia to Thailand and Los Angeles

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

13, Jun, 2022 @10:09 AM

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Cigarette butt recycling scheme aims to stub out waste in Catalonia
Move could provide income for homeless and clean up Barcelona’s streets and beaches, says government

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

20, May, 2022 @10:48 AM

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Barcelona housing co-op wins prestigious architecture award
La Borda, whose model of community living thrived during pandemic, wins prestigious Mies van der Rohe prize

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

02, May, 2022 @10:38 AM

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Barcelona phone booth library vandalised a day after opening
Booth, which first opened on Saturday, is being repaired after vandals painted it with graffiti and stole screen

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

27, Apr, 2022 @10:32 AM

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