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Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

Harry Beckett: Joy Unlimited review – a lost classic from 1975

(Cadillac)The late trumpeter and friends simply dazzle in this immaculate, feel-good setA welcome rediscovery from 1975, with a promisingly cheerful title. Barbados-born Harry Beckett (1935-2010) had one of the most beautiful trumpet tones I’ve ever heard. It was firm, but soft at the edges, with a...

Spain / Mainland - 5 days ago

Covert Cortijo Fiestas

Motril Policía Local will be keeping a special eye on cortijos in an area where there have been illegal parties within the municipalities.

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

On my radar: Sara Pascoe's cultural highlights

The comedian and author on a gripping true crime podcast, the racism locked in to America’s prison system, and falling for a fictional Bill Clinton Sara Pascoe is a comedian and actor born in 1981 in Dagenham, east London. She began performing standup in 2007 and made her Edinburgh festival fringe d...

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

Papicha review – female friendship and resistance in 90s Algeria

Fashion is a form of protest in this shimmering semi-autobiographical tale following a design student and friends during the country’s civil warFor Nedjma (Lyna Khoudri, magnetic), fashion is political. A design student in 1990s Algiers, she clings to what she considers to be her rights – the choice...

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

Jonathan Pryce: ‘Love is the most important thing’

The actor, 73, on surviving coronavirus, being Pope for a few weeks, and a smouldering Warren BeattyMy father had a nervous breakdown. My parents opened a small grocery shop and he always let customers put things on tick. He was a town councillor, on the housing committee, very caring. People ended...

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

20 photographs of the week

The Beirut explosion, Black Lives Matter protests in Portland and the impact of Covid-19: the most striking images from around the world Continue reading...

Spain / Mainland - 5 days ago

Firefighter Chopper Stolen

If it's not nailed down, somebody will find a way to steal it, be it your mobile or your car... but a helicopter belonging to fire fighters?