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May 2009

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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Officials hope to solve the city’s water worries by turning the Mediterranean into tap water more

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Local fishermen often pull up more plastic than fish in their nets more

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Plastic bags

Photo by Lee Woolcock

The use of ‘free’ plastic bags is not as easy to curb as lawmakers had hoped more

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Author of 'Manifesting Matisse'. Canadian, 38 more

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The growing Fairtrade movement means we don’t have to sacrifice principles to buy good food at reasonable prices more

EATING AND DRINKING

There's a recent trend in Barcelona for top-end chefs to get bored with new-fangled cooking techniques so they go back to traditional cooking by opening up bistros. Fonda Gaig is one such - but is it a good restaurant? more

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La Xina

Photo by Patrica Esteve

Latest venture from the Tragaluz group proves a good option for lunch. more

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Whale watching

Photo by Gemma Gonzàlez

Catalunya's northern coast, the Costa Brava, offers you the chance to watch whales more

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