Vera in trouble for cancelling offensive play

Vera townhall is in trouble for cancelling an “offensive” play poking fun at Easter in the municipal theatre. “Estrella sublime” is a comedy which pokes fun at local Easter (semana santa) parades. It was due to open in Vera municipal theatre, but was pulled, allegedly after a complaint by local religious authorities, and was also cancelled in Écija (Sevilla) after complaints from the local Bishop or somewhat. Given that the production company is called “Bastarda Continue reading Vera in trouble for cancelling offensive play

FAGOR goes bust

Fagor, the people from up north who make white goods, went under today. It´s part of a larger cooperative, Mondagrin, which has offered to relocate as many workers as possible for salaries of up to 80% of their original Fagor wage. It seems the company say its sales plummet by about 70% since the crisis started. There´s a reason for that: they were junk. Fagor made cheap and easily breakable white goods that were only Continue reading FAGOR goes bust