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The façade of NaturaLlibres bookshop in Alins, in the Catalan Pyrenees, on January 25, 2021 (by Marta Lluvich)

31 January 2021 05:53 PM

The Pyreneean cow shed that became a bookshop

NaturaLlibres offers more than 1,000 books to town with only 80 inhabitants

The interior of the Sagrada Família basilica (image from Sagrada Família website)

17 January 2021 11:51 AM

Four Catalan monuments in the running for Global Remarkable Venue Award

Sagrada Família, Dalí Museum, Camp Nou, and Casa Vicens vie for Tiqets prize
A woman buying a 'La Grossa' lottery ticket in Figueres (by Xavier Pi)

31 December 2020 02:24 PM

€200,000-winning 'La Grossa' lottery tickets sold in Barcelona and La Roca del Vallès

35,208 is number awarded with top New Year's prize
A Christmas market near Barcelona's Sagrada Família (by Pau Cortina)

25 December 2020 11:08 AM

Catalonia celebrates Christmas, with caution

Covid-19 restrictions eased slightly as authorities continue to advise against large gatherings

'I heard my mother shout, which woke me up. And we'd won!' says Reus lottery winner

22 December 2020 02:58 PM

Reus wins big share of Spain's top Christmas lotto number, 72897

€240 million spread among 600 tickets in southern Catalan city

The 'Festa del Tió' in Argençola (by Mariona Miquel / Casa del Tió)

19 December 2020 05:24 PM

Move over Santa Claus, the Caga Tió rules in Catalonia

Catalan tradition dictates that a pooping log delivers children their presents

A couple peruse the stalls of the Santa Llúcia Christmas fair in the centre of Barcelona, November 2020 (by Carola López)

18 December 2020 11:35 PM

PODCAST: Christmas in Catalonia

Festive feasts, plenty of presents and a surprising amount of traditions involving poo 

Catalan restaurants take home five Michelin stars

14 December 2020 09:16 PM

Two Catalan restaurants earn second star in Michelin Guide 2021

Three more dining establishments earn their first star, while the guide introduces new sustainability distinction
The carillon clock at Tarragona's central market strikes 12 o'clock, November 21, 2018 (Sílvia Jardí)

11 December 2020 11:38 PM

PODCAST: Catalonia's late eating habits - time for a change?

Curfew forcing new routines but timetable reform campaigners want permanent shift 

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