Saturday, 19th June 2021

This Month's Magazine
Did you know that..?

Did you know that..?

A collection of useless but interesting facts for after dinner conversation in Andalucia

 Disneyland Paris could face action by the European Commission, which has ordered French authorities to look into its pricing policy for visitors from different nations. An EU assessment found British customers could be paying up to 15% more for one-day tickets,
the paper said. Financial Times

Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing narrowly defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote of the International Olympic Committee. The vote was surprisingly close: 44-40. The Observer

Eating spicy food has been linked to living a longer life. A study analysed the food habits and health details of nearly half a million Chinese people. It found those who ate spicy food six or seven days a week had a 14% reduced risk of dying compared with people who ate it less than once a week. Eating spicy food was also associated with a lower risk of death from cancer, heart diseases and respiratory illnesses. Daily Mail

Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the most popular device for getting online, in what is described as a “landmark moment” by Ofcom. Britons are spending an hour and 54 minutes accessing the Internet on their mobiles every day – compared to just an hour and nine minutes on PCs. This has been attributed to the rising popularity of high-speed 4G. Daily Mail


 La policía belga intenta llevarse el coche de Napoleón en Waterloo. Insólita disputa a pocas horas de que comience una grandiosa
recreación de la batalla librada hace 200 años en tierras belgas. La anécdota, detallada por el diario La Libre Belgique, se ha producido a pocas horas de que comiencen los actos de recreación de la batalla, un grandioso espectáculo que ha movilizado a 6.000 actores procedentes de toda Europa, 300 caballos y un centenar de cañones en el área de Waterloo donde hace 200 años varios ejércitos de Europa frenaron de una vez los pies a las ansias expansionistas del emperador francés. La Vanguardia

Los bomberos liberan a un hombre al quedar atrapado dentro de una lavadora Un hombre de 23 años pasó más de tres horas atrapado de cintura para abajo dentro de una lavadora. Los bomberos lo auxiliaron y para ello tuvieron que desarmar toda la máquina. Poco después colgaron las imágenes de tan inusual intervención realizada en un barrio de Lakemba, en Sidney, Australia. Telecinco.

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