The town council of Almería has been criticised for allowing private security officers to take over traffic duties during the Holy Week parades as there aren’t enough local police officers to cope. Five unions filed a joint complaint when the situation became apparent.No-one seems sure why the private security people were assigned to traffic duties, but it seems someone has a photo. Nor does the complaint mention if they were on the main roads or Continue reading Almería council criticised for hiring private security guards to control traffic during Holy Week→
An extra 60 Guardia Civil officers have been assigned to the coasts of Almería for the summer to help keep the peace. They will backup the usual officers in the tourism zones, many of them mingling plainclothed to spot pickpockets, car thieves and business owners trying to make an honest buck without having to pay any extra tax, ah hem. They’ll also be deployed at the many ferias we enjoy at this time of year. Continue reading Extra cops for the summer season→
You can now take sealed aerosols, baby products, specific dietary drinks and medicines over 100ml when flying from Spanish airports. Other products continue to be banned as before.
While I assume that the number of people using Google Docs in Almeria can probably be counted on one hand (prove me wrong people!), there’s an interesting article from wired.com on the security settings: Wired.com has discovered a design flaw in the web app’s user interface that could lead users to mistakenly open up their docs to editing by anybody on the internet. Funny thing is, we found out about it the hard way. A Continue reading Google Docs Design Flaw May Fool You Into Making Your Docs Editable by Anyone→