Berlin: Two Germans set out on a 500km (310-mile) river swim with seven pet ducks. Pia Marie Witt, 33, and Wilfried Arnold, 58, left Kassel in central Germany and plan to reach the North Sea by September. They will swim up to 15km a day but the ducks will swim for only 20 minutes before getting a lift in a car or boat. (from The Times).
Albox, the corruption and scandal ridden hellhole in the centre of the Almanzora valley, which has become Britain’s poster town for urban abuse and expat ripoffs, has decided that the best way to improve the town and its image abroad is by blowing 4 million euros on a new sports complex. The complex will house the new muncipal swimming pool, tennis courts (5), “other diverse sporting installations” [sic] and 750 meters of “commercial space” (ie, Continue reading Albox prepares new 4 million sports complex