Someone’s castrated the Congressional lions!

On the left, one of the lions that sits in front of the Spanish Congress in Madrid. On the right, its partner. Spot the difference? Well, nobody has for the last 140 years, until the Spanish History Channel Canal Historico spotted the difference whilst filming a programme about the history of the building. One of the males…. appears to have been castrated. (Trying to think of a good joke about Congress and Brussels here). Well, Continue reading Someone’s castrated the Congressional lions!

Unemployed to be conscripted into wildfire recovery teams

The government has come up with a cunning plan to get those unemployed slackers off their sofas and back to work: They’re going to conscript them into wildfire recovery teams. El Gobierno tira de los parados para luchar contra el fuego http://t.co/bnAU7fWb — Público (@publico_es) September 7, 2012 Since we don’t have any industry, any work or any futures, the government thinks the huge swath (hovering about 40% in Almeria) of unemployed may as well Continue reading Unemployed to be conscripted into wildfire recovery teams