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Archive 2009

Sometimes the red squirrels of the Palau de Pedralbes park come to ground, especially in the afternoon when the army of gardeners has gone home more

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Autumn is the best time of year to observe the praying mantis in and around Barcelona more

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Wild Barcelona: Seeds worth their weight in gold

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

The fruit of the eccentric-looking carob tree has been cultivated for thousands of years more

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Wild Barcelona: Summer Sounds home

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Barcelona's skies quieten down in August but you can still hear the unmistakable bubbling call of the bee-eaters more

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Watch the leaves change colour and rustle through them as they fall in Collserola during December more

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Bringing business

Suzannah Larke

From the archive: Even as early as February 2009, the economic crisis was affecting the number of congresses and conventions held here more

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From the archive: El Prat use winged technology to keep their avian population under control more

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From the archive: As we discovered back in February 2009, it's growing ever easier to live here as a vegetarian more

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Cafe del Centre

Photo by Bartek Molga

From the archive: Drink in the Modernista architecture while you have a beer in these Barcelona bars more

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Swing dance

Photo by Lee Woolcock

From the archive: Swing dancing was a hit back in 2009 and still is more

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Agrari

Suzannah Larke

From the archive: The Parc Agrari is the last local hold out for traditional farming techniques more

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Ajuntament de Barcelona

This Christmas, make the most of free (or almost free) events and activities going on around Barcelona. more

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Efforts are being made to make Catalunya home to many different religions but they may not be doing the job more

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Following their summer residency at La Terrrazza, the Scottish duo return to Barcelona with their eponymous latest album more

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Bar Velódromo

Photo by Patricia Esteve

A reopened Barcelona classic is a great place for a morning post-party recovery session more

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Ping pong home

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Forget skiing's long lift lines and expensive equipment. Here are some sports you can enjoy in Barcelona all winter without leaving the city or spending a fortune more

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The epic Festival Mil·lenni is on now more

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Big Fish home

Photo by Patricia Esteve

Big Fish marks a change for the better at this hard-luck venue more

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By Arnau Miquel

Back for another year is the Drap-Art Festival featuring green art more

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The Islamic world is portrayed through its art at this CaixaForum exhibition, reviewed by Alx Phillips more

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