Cuatro, the TV station, has brought the rights to “Saturday Night Live”, the popular US show from, I think, CBS. Question is, why have they decided to transmit it on Thursdays? Spoils the ethos, I feel. That and the dubbing.
How can it be that fools like this chap get grants to produce such utter twaddle, and worse, get media coverage for it? Intelligent civilisations are out there and there could be thousands of them, according to an Edinburgh scientist. The current research estimates that there are at least 361 intelligent civilisations in our Galaxy and possibly as many as 38,000. “It’s a process of quantifying our ignorance,” said Duncan Forgan, the University of Edinburgh Continue reading Biggest non news story of the week
The DGT (Direccion General de Trafico) has launched a new service that allows users to be notified by sms or email if a vehicle registered to them receives a fine. The new system, mainly designed for companies although any private individual can also register, will notify the user that a fine has been entered into the system and has been posted to them. This allows the user to be alert for the fine and hence Continue reading Get notification of your traffic fines to your mobile or email
A charter flight chartered by the Almeria Business Chamber, which was supposed to deliver some 200 people to Berlin for the Fruitlogistica expo, was grounded at Almeria airport after a puncture was spotted in one of the tires. Supposed to take off at 5,30 it was delayed unti 14:30 until a replacement tire turned up from Madrid. Martin Soler, delegate for agriculture who was aboard, eventually gave his midday press briefing at an office in Continue reading Almeria fruit delegation gets a puncture
The rules have been brought in as Ryanair tightens restrictions on what passengers can carry on board its aircraft free of charge. While hand baggage is free, passengers must pay for anything which gets put into the hold. Under the new arrangements, which came into force at the start of the year, passengers must fit whatever they buy at an airport duty free shop into their one piece of hand baggage. They also have to Continue reading Ryanair charges you £28,50 for buying a bottle at dutyfree.
Salvemos Mojacar has lodged an urgent appeal to the high court of Andalucía asking for a block to be placed on the macroplan for the Levante, the POTALA. It’s main arguments are that to date, none of the filings it has lodged against the plan (alegaciones) have been heard or replied to; S.M. claims that over 30 of these filings have been made and ignored, and that several protected areas (such as Torre del Rayo, Continue reading “Salvemos Mojacar” takes POTALA to high court