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Metropolitan Magazine interviews protesters in the streets of Barcelona, Oct 13, 2019. Image courtesy of Black Line Productions.

To celebrate our long history and to look forward to our exciting future, we made a short documentary with our friends at Black Line Productions to show you a little bit about us and what we do day to day. Thanks for your support through the years! Read more

IN THE CITY

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Photo courtesy of GabsAway.

Gabriela Nivela founded the meal sharing conversations GabsAway in an attempt to recreate the fascinating, frank conversation she remembers from her childhood. We took her for coffee to learn what it’s all about. Read more

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Barcelona Metropolitan attended BICD 2019 to welcome the new Barcelonians to the city. Watch some flash interviews with the participants of the event. Read more

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Barcelona Metropolitan attended BICD 2019 to welcome the new Barcelonians to the city. Watch some flash interviews with the participants of the event. Read more

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Barcelona Metropolitan attended BICD 2019 to welcome the new Barcelonians to the city. Watch some flash interviews with the participants of the event. Read more

LIVING

Barcelona Metropolitan attended BICD 2019 to welcome the new Barcelonians to the city. Watch some flash interviews with the participants of the event. Read more

LIVING

Barcelona Metropolitan attended BICD 2019 to welcome the new Barcelonians to the city. Watch some flash interviews with the participants of the event. Read more

LIVING

Barcelona Metropolitan attended BICD 2019 to welcome the new Barcelonians to the city. Watch some flash interviews with the participants of the event. Read more

LIVING

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A view of Barcelona from El Poble-sec. Photo by Oh-Barcelona (CC BY 2.0).

Roughly 20% of Barcelona's registered residents were born outside Spain. As they assimilate into Barcelona, they play an increasingly important role in building companies, sharing traditions and enriching our global city. Read more

Community

Barcelona offers residents a welcoming environment to know the city and establish new personal and business relationships. Read more

Community

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The Black Line Productions team.

Barcelona has stories lurking around every corner; it’s Black Line Productions’ job to uncover them. Prapti Mittal, Harriet Davies, Ben Appleton and Roman Weston work day and night to tell those stories. Read more

Business & Working

The African Press Club is an international community of journalists whose mission is to inform, inspire and connect people across the world. We spoke to their founder to see what it is all about. Read more

Community

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The "Trash Tribe" poses with the result of their efforts of one hour of beach cleanup along Barceloneta Beach. Photo courtesy of Pure Clean Earth.

The enormous amount of plastic debris collecting on the city’s beaches is what convinced British expat Daniel Reynolds that he needed to do something, so he started the Pure Clean Earth organization to help tackle the problem in Barcelona. Read more

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Kaleena Stroud.

Kaleena Stroud is a copywriter and content editor for YOGABODY, a yoga company which combines ancient wisdom with modern science. Originally from California, she previously lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before settling Barcelona in 2017. Read more

Business & Working

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European Parliament. Photo by Guilhem Vellut (Flickr).

The results from the recent elections to the European Parliament saw populists rise and the center just about hold: here’s what happened in Spain and the rest of the EU. Read more

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Scene from Double Take Theatre's production of "Dealing with Clair" at Sala Fenix, June 2019. Photo courtesy of Double Take Theatre.

Lucas Cavazos reviews Double Take Theatre's production of "Dealing with Claire" Read more

Previews and reviews

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"Jo ja he votat" button, 2011. Photo by Sebastià Beinn (Wikimedia).

A look at the results of the May 26th local elections in Barcelona. Read more

LIVING

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Barcelona English Choir. Photo by Samuel Navarrete.

Drawn to the educational and therapeutic side of music, Ed Aldcroft founded the Barcelona English Choir; at 220 voices strong this diverse international group performs two concerts annually for charity. Read more

Culture

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Photo by Man Vyi (wikimedia)

Victor Horcasitas and Héctor Cols talk about the participation of expats in upcoming local and European elections Read more

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European Parliament. Photo by Tristan Mimet (Pixabay).

Elections to the European Parliament take place in Spain on Sunday, May 26. Here’s a summary of what you need to know about what is set to be the most important EU vote in decades. Read more

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  • A day in the life: Jessica Craig

    Photo by Jason Keith.

    A day in the life: Jessica Craig

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