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Day: November 8, 2018

Three Spanish Cheeses in Top 20 at the World Cheese Awards

Spain takes its cheese production very seriously as you may have already worked out while visiting the local weekly market, traditional craft markets or small villages in the countryside or mountain areas. Mind you, even our hypermarkets all have a large area dedicated to cheese, where all the products are laid out in a lavish display. Bearing this in mind, you may or may not be surprised to read that Spain has been awarded with three distinctions for three of its cheeses, as they have been voted in the top 20 best cheeses in the world at the World...

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J11 CD Torrevieja vs Elda Industrial CF

This coming Sunday, 11 November at 17.00h at Torrevieja’s Nelson Mandela Stadium, CD Torrevieja faces Elda Industrial CF in the eleventh match of the season. After the resounding and brilliant victory in Alicante against Hércules CF B, CD Torrevieja return to their home ground this week with more confidence than ever as they try to secure another win. If they beat their opponents on Sunday, that will be the third victory in the last three games. And, another victory would also put Kiko López’s students back in the running once again for the play-offs at the end of the...

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Medieval Market in Cartagena This Weekend

One of the largest and most popular medieval markets held in the area is taking place over the course of this weekend. The Mercado de Época of Cartagena is returning from Friday 9 November until Sunday to the Casco Antiguo, or old town. This year, the market will be celebrated under the theme ‘Three Cultures’, in reference to the various activities and customs celebrated under Arabic, Jewish and Christian cultures. The aim of the market is to demonstrate to visitors how people lived in medieval times and what their cultures were like, as well as bringing visitors to the...

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New law proposed to safeguard UK citizens’ healthcare abroad after Brexit

The Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill has been introduced to give the government legal powers to fund and implement healthcare deals after Brexit. The Bill seeks to safeguard healthcare for 190,000 expats and 50 million people who travel abroad every year, through agreements with the EU or member states. The Bill, brought before Parliament by Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price, will establish the legal basis to fund and implement reciprocal healthcare schemes and share necessary data after we leave the EU. Reciprocal healthcare arrangements have benefits that include: reducing the cost of insurance making travel more viable for older people and...

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Opera 21 Presents ‘The Magic Flute’ at the Auditorium

This Sunday evening, the performance company Opera 21 will visit Torrevieja offering their version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute to the audience at the Auditorium. Opera 21 organises and produces lyrical performances in Spain and France and plans to expand soon to other countries like Japan. The company is made up of around 100 members, with 45 of them forming the symphonic orchestra, who will perform live at the Auditorium. The company’s main aim is to keep the most famous plays in the operatic repertoire alive, so that younger generations can learn to love watching them live on stage...

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