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For years, Barcelona’s illegal street vendors have sold pirated goods to survive while wearing a cloak of invisibility. Now a series of initiatives gives them new hope. more

Nov 1, 2017 9:34 PM FEATURES

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The legacy of the '92 Olympic Games, 25 years on. more

Oct 1, 2017 12:01 PM Sport

Barcelona's long-established Roma community speak to Metropolitan about identity, activism and culture. more

Sep 1, 2017 4:52 PM FEATURES

This year, the Festa Major de Gràcia celebrates its 200th anniversary. more

Aug 7, 2017 2:42 PM FEATURES

A radical proposal by the animal rights activist group Zoo XXI is putting pressure on Barcelona Zoo to evolve. more

Jul 13, 2017 8:02 PM FEATURES

Managing mass tourism in Barcelona is a balancing act between economic gain and cultural preservation. more

Jun 5, 2017 7:37 PM FEATURES

Barcelona has everything in place to receive refugees but very few have arrived and frustration is growing. more

May 5, 2017 12:43 PM FEATURES

Homelessness continues to be an enigma to governments worldwide. But Barcelona is embracing new initiatives with promising results. more

Apr 6, 2017 12:04 AM FEATURES

A new model of mobility for the Eixample hopes to bring Cerdà’s vision to life. more

Mar 1, 2017 3:51 PM FEATURES

As Poblenou enjoys a surge in popularity, some locals worry the neighbourhood is losing its history and charm. more

Feb 2, 2017 2:05 PM FEATURES

Barcelona has become a hub for a new generation of remote workers looking to blend work and lifestyle. more

Dec 22, 2016 12:25 PM FEATURES

This month, Barcelona Metropolitan Magazine celebrates in 20th anniversary. more

Dec 2, 2016 1:49 PM FEATURES

1930's Raval posed a challenge for the city’s developers. Le Corbusier was in favour of a radical solution. more

Dec 1, 2016 1:12 PM FEATURES

Barcelona's love affair with tattoos is still going strong. more

Oct 27, 2016 11:41 AM FEATURES

Home truths: Picking up the pieces of a broken housing system. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM FEATURES

Members of the American community in Barcelona share their thoughts on the upcoming presidential election. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM FEATURES

Despite the crisis in Spain’s education system, a movement for a more progressive model is gaining momentum. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM FEATURES

In a city that sticks to its local roots, global flavours are taking hold. more

Aug 5, 2016 5:38 PM FEATURES

Collaboration is the word as the sharing economy makes its mark on the city. more

Apr 6, 2016 5:57 PM FEATURES

The Barcelona brand has global appeal, but it isn't always easy at the top. more

Feb 29, 2016 8:38 PM FEATURES 3 Comments