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Walden 7 apartment building in Sant Just Desvern, designed by Ricardo Bofill, January 26, 2022 (by Guifré Jordan)

29 January 2022 11:09 AM

PODCAST: Bofill, Bohigas and more – the architects who sculpted contemporary Catalonia

We visit Bofill's workshop, discuss the legacy of Barcelona '92 and take a tour of 22@

Filling the Sink Logo (ACN)

24 January 2022 12:05 PM

PODCAST: Filling the Sink – all episodes

From sport and culture to news and current affairs, 20-minute podcasts on all things Catalan 

A Civil War air raid shelter below Plaça del Diamant in Barcelona, January 19, 2022 (by Cillian Shields)

22 January 2022 08:00 AM

PODCAST: Going underground – exploring the hidden world of subterranean Barcelona

Ghost metro stations, air raid shelters, abandoned shopping centers and huge water storage facilities lie beneath the city streets
Aiguablava beach, Begur, on the Costa Brava (Ajuntament de Begur)

16 January 2022 11:30 PM

PODCAST: Saturation point? – Development versus conservation on the Catalan coast

From the Costa Brava to the Ebre Delta, how are environmental concerns shaping urban planning? 

The NIE nightmare forcing internationals to pay for residency appointments

08 January 2022 03:44 PM

Why is it so hard for internationals in Catalonia to get residency appointments?

Faced with frustrating bureaucracy, many resort to paying questionable businesses to get paperwork in order

The NIE nightmare forcing internationals to pay for residency appointments

08 January 2022 10:42 AM

PODCAST: The NIE nightmare – foreigners forced towards dodgy dealings to get ID cards

Broken system leaves internationals paying over the odds for residency appointments
A Covid-19 ward in Barcelona's Hospital del Mar on December 1, 2021 (by Laura Fíguls)

03 January 2022 07:47 PM

No Covid waves, mental health, talks with Spain, climate, language: Catalonia 2022 challenges

Country aims for return to old normal, further economic recovery, political stability, and a decision on 2030 Olympic bid this year

From the peseta to the euro: 20 years of a radical change

31 December 2021 04:33 PM

Switching to the euro, 20 years later: a good or bad decision?

On January 1, 2002, Catalonia left behind the peseta, with more advantages than burdens, according to experts

Euro coins and banknotes entered into circulation on January 1, 2002 (by ACN)

31 December 2021 04:21 PM

PODCAST: 20 years of the euro

The transition from pesetas was no small change but has the euro been good for Catalonia?

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