By Buzzers

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

Streaming: the best springtime movies

From the floral euphoria of Bambi to outright pastoral terror in The Wicker Man, cinema’s best spring stories are a heady bunchSpring is emphatically here, albeit in somewhat damp form of late; coinciding with the vaccine drive and an incremental lifting of lockdown restrictions has rarely felt like...

Spain / Mainland - 5 days ago

Not A Mere Mortal?

The opposition parties belonging to the Torrox Town Hall are spitting feathers over a ruling-party councillor who's allegedly building a pool with no licence.

Articles / Culture - 6 days ago

The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup

Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon; Dark Lullaby by Polly Ho-Yen; We Are Satellites by Sarah Pinsker; The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley; and The Cottingley Cuckoo by AJ ElwoodSorrowland by Rivers Solomon (#Merky, £12.99) is an exhilarating journey to the outer limits of science fiction, steeped in the southe...

by Buzzers - 6 days ago

Canary Islands Not on The Green List as Cases on Lanzarote Rise

The Canary Islands on not on the UK's Green List as announced Mr Shapps this afternoon and he says COVID levels across the UK are fairly level and "we're not going back to those bad old days of enormous prevalence" because of the vaccine and mass testing. The daily cases of Covid have shot up in...