Nearly 30 years after his death in 1989, Salvador Dalí’s remains were exhumed this week in order take DNA samples to resolve a paternity case. He was buried in a crypt beneath the Dali museum in Figueres.

Beware the Oleander shrub, popular in the P-O for its evergreen qualities and delicate flowers and planted in quantity to jazz up roadsides, and gardens.

Céret has long been a stronghold for contemporary and modern art. Heralded as a Mecca for cubism, greats such as Picasso and Matisse would come to draw inspiration from the spectacular scenery and tap into the unique, creative energies of the area.

Rising prices of butter, one of the main ingredients for a tasty croissant, means that quality croissants are becoming more expensive to make and bakers are struggling to make a decent profit. Could this be the end of the croissant as we know it?

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