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DĂ­a de la ConstituciĂłn XXVI Concurso de paellas. Parque Antonio Soria.

The Annual Paella event attracted thousands of people to the Antonio Soria Park on Tuesday.

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'From The Prairie To Passchendaele" By Fred Knight. (Adapted By Joy Lennick). The former Director of the Foreign Residents Office in Torrevieja has a story to tell. It's that of his grandfather. Graham said: “Back in 1976, at the age of 83, with only one arm and the shakes of 'Parkinson's' in his 'good' hand, my grandfather, Fred Knight (1893-1982), decided he wanted to write his own story. He used a special apparatus attached to his head and an early electric typewriter. Having come into possession of the original manuscript, I felt that it should be published as he would have wished. Well-known local author, Joy Lennick, has adapted Fred's autobiography into this book which reads like a novel. It is appropriate that the book was published on 11th November, Remembrance Day, and That Next Year, 2017, Marks The Centenary Of Passchendaele, one of the more famous battles of WW1. The book is available on Amazon (search 'Fred Knight'). I

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opportunity of personally inviting you to a presentation of this book on Wednesday 14th December 2016 at 11.00am, Real Club Nautico Torrevieja, Paseo Vista Alegre, Torrevieja. Hoping to see you there and thanking you in advance for your support.” Partido Popular Open Meeting Want to know what is going on in local, Torrevieja politics? Do you have a question about life in Torrevieja that you would like answered? Then you have your chance yo do so at the next open to all, Torrevieja PP Meeting will be held on Monday 12th December 2016, 4.00pm at Sackos Bar, El Limonar. If you wish to put forward any questions, please e-mail them to Lyn at: kenlyn15@hotmail.co.uk, as soon as possible. If you have any neighbours/friends who would like to attend then please invite them along but, please let Lyn have their questions. Today: Cover The Court With Toys The Mare Nostrum Handball Team want to cover the court at Cecilio Gallego (the pavilion with the Blue Roof ) with toys. Today, Saturday, the

club will have a collection of toys and a symbolic launch of stuffed animals on the court of the Cecilio Gallego. All the toys collected will be donated to different local organizations. The event takes place at half time today; an initiative that will culminate with the launch of stuffed animals onto the court of Cecilio Gallego coinciding with half time of the match between the senior men's handball team and Florida University Caixa Popular de Catarroja at 6:30pm. The club hopes to collect a large amount of toys to help children from homes whose economic situation prevents them from enjoying a normal Christmas. Therefore, they will donate all the contributions to the local organizations: "ASILA" and others. Entry for this game will be free for all those who bring with them any type of toy for donation. There will also be a chocolate for all attendees and a big raffle with prizes for those attending. In this way the sponsors of the club hope to attract as many spectators to the game and obtain as many toys as possible. For this reason, the Mare Nostrum Torrevieja Handball Club wants to invite the whole Torrevejense community to enjoy the game in a wonderful atmosphere, full of solidarity, giving and generosity for the benefit of the little ones and in this party players and public can show their solidarity. There are lots of events taking place at Torrevieja Christian Fellowship, located at Avenida de las Cortes Valencianas 68, Torrevieja 03183. Today, Saturday, December 10th, there is a Charity Concert in aid of ‘Age Concern’ with: ‘Crescendo International Choir’ and ‘Spangles Ladies Harmony Chorus’ at 7:00pm. Entry fee is 5:00€ with tickets available by calling 966 786 887 or 965 725 641. Their Carols At Christmas takes place on Wednesday December

14th at 7.00pm with a collection taken on behalf of Contra Cancer. On Sunday December 18th at 10:30 am their will be a TCF Carol Service followed by mince pies and that evening at 5:00 pm: ‘Songs for Christmas’ on stage at Zenia Boulevard. Their Christmas Day Service is at 10:30am. Fancy a trip to the 'Capital City': well of the province anyway? There are lots of exciting things to do in Alicante over the festive season. The Christmas Market will be located along Avenida de Federico Soto, the main road from the marina to the Plaza Luceros. The stalls will be open everyday, from the 1st December until the 6th January, 10:00am3:00pm and 5:00pm -11:00pm except Christmas Day and New Years Day. Still looking for Christmas presents and ideas, check out the Craft Market in the Plaza de Gabriel Miró from the 15th to the 19th December. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town and you can find him as his Casa de Santa Claus in the Parque de la Ereta (the park just below the Castle) where it will snow everyday until the 25th December. Not only is it snowing but you can go Ice Skating in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento from the 2nd December to the 8th January: 10:00am – 2:00pm and 4:00pm – 10:00pm. There is also a 35 meter long Toboggan Run in the Plaza de la Montaneta open until 8th January during the same hours. New Years Eve will be celebrated in The Plaza del Ayuntamiento from 11:00pm to 3:00am too. Santa Pola has a Renaissance Market today and tomorrow the 11th December 2016. The market takes place in the Fortress from 11:00am to 2:30pm and 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Staying in Santa Pola they are also having a special Fish Tapas Route until the 20th December 2016. You can enjoy a tapas for just 2,00€ with the tapas offered by each establishment including locally caught fish. Tomorrow, Sunday, there's a Christmas Fair in Benejuzar at their Carpa Municipal, opening at 10.00am where a number of local associations will be selling Christmas items.


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A Spanish Tale of Two Hepburns By Bob Yareham Two mythical maidens have made movies in Spain, and they both went by the name of Hepburn, although they were unrelated. Katherine Hepburn, who out-acted Humphrey Bogart in the African Queen, played King Priam’s queen, Hecuba in The Trojan Women, released in 1971, and Audrey Hepburn, who entranced us all in My Fair Lady and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, was none other than Maid Marian in Richard Lester’s Robin and Marian, where she played alongside Sean Connery as an ageing Robin Hood, released five years later.

On our visit to Atienza my wife and I were fortunate to be invited into the house by Julián the owner. As his children played around in the garden, he pointed out that the lower half of the house

who like most of the inhabitants of his age was an extra in the film. His job was to stand upon the walls of Troy holding a spear.

was as it was when Hepburn lived there, although the top half had since been reformed. We also met José Maria,

Unlike the distant Irene Papas, Katherine Hepburn apparently got on very well with the local people, who found her kind and friendly, especially with the children. The film company hired two local people, both of whom had since died, to protect her delicate, pale skin from the scorching sun with umbrellas and parasols. Most of the filming in the village of Atienza took place near Hepburn’s house, around the old town walls, and at the spring, or drinking fountain known as ‘Fuente de San Gil.’ The fountain can be seen in early scenes when the Trojan women are herded out of the city, which is mostly seen from the outside as a series of

Part One: the Katherine An all-star cast of actresses such as Vanessa Redgrave, Katherine Hepburn and Irene Papas descended upon the ruins of Atienza in Guadalajara province, 80 miles north of Madrid, to recreate Greek tragedy. Local people were shocked by the fact that the film company were willing to pay as much as 100,000 pesetas a month to rent the house for Katherine Hepburn in front of San Salvador church, known as El Chalet. Curiously, she was the only member of the crew to stay in the village, getting around on

information office doesn’t take much advantage of the film having been made there, in a local hotel called Hotel Antiguo Palacio de Atienza, they had on display in reception a book called ‘Atienza Ayer’ (Yesterday), the last chapter of which is dedicated to The Trojan Women, with photographs of the shooting.

a bicycle; the rest were lodged in the nearby medieval town of Sigüenza. The house in question used to be the old summer casino (not a den of gambling but a kind of social centre). When Katherine Hepburn stayed there, it had recently been reformed by its new owners. She furnished the house herself and lived there with a young, uniformed butler, enjoying the two floors and garden.

ruined walls, although about five minutes into the film there is a splendid full view of the village at sunset. Brian Blessed is the ‘good’ Greek, who is constantly bringing news from and sending captives to the ships at the beach, which we are supposed to believe is just down the hill. In reality, it is harder to be further from the coast than at Atienza. An interesting film if you enjoy much wailing and rending of garments, with Atienza as the true star. Although the tourist

Like many Spanish towns invaded by American film makers, Atienza benefited from its colonisers. Apart from the welcome money paid to extras, the producers brought electricity and phones to Atienza's old hospital and helped set up a school in the old Falange building. The castle of Atienza still dominates the Castillian plain where it stands, offering an unspoilt touch of medieval mystery that at least one film maker, Mihalis Kakogiannis, appreciated enough to do all the exteriors there, and where people still talk about “the film” without needing to mention the title. Part II next week.


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win the Congressional Medal of Honor.

The extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond T. Doss who saved 75 men in Okinawa, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, without firing a single shot. Believing that the war was just but killing was nevertheless wrong, he was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. As an army medic Doss single-handedly evacuated the wounded near enemy lines - braving enemy fire and putting his own life on the line. He was the first conscientious objector to ever

Initial release: October 24, 2016 (Los Angeles) Director: Mel Gibson Budget: 40 million USD Box office: 75.4 million USD Showtimes: Sala 5: Cines IMF: Monday to Thursday 18.00 / Friday to Sunday 18.00 Admission 7:00€. Admit One Club Members 5.00€ Monday to Thursday. 5.00€ Monday and Wednesdays. Discounts for Carnet Joven, those over 65 and Carnet Universitario (except fiestas): 5.00€


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‘Paellagate’ – Jamie Oliver and his chorizo Back in October Jamie Oliver caused uproar by daring to suggest people add chorizo to the classic Spanish dish of paella. The response was a flood of comments on Twitter, mostly from Spaniards who took a humorous dig at the celebrity chef for his hubris in daring to suggest an innovation for the classic dish. As timing would have it, on Tuesday in Torrevieja thousands of people turned out to enjoy a plate of Paella with friends and visitors at an annual event. By coincidence, last the British chef appeared on the BBC’s The Graham Norton Show, with the presenter inviting him to respond to some of the Spanish tweets that had appeared in response to his recipe. “You did one simple recipe and it caused an international incident. Turns out Spanish people are quite fussy about their food,” said Norton, who introduced the segment by referring to chef’s social media post that kicked off the controversy. Oliver had tweeted: 'Good Spanish food doesn’t get much better than paella. My version combines chicken thighs & chorizo http://jamieol.com/3vClFD #recipeoftheday'.

lovely flavour. Pour in 750ml of boiling water and add a pinch of sea salt and black pepper. Pop the lid on and bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes, stirring regularly from the outside in and from the inside out, and adding a splash of water if needed. Stir in the peas and prawns, replace the lid, and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until hot through. Season to perfection, then chop the parsley leaves, scatter them over the paella, and serve with lemon wedges on the side for squeezing over.

Want to know what all the fuss is about? Here is Jamie's Chicken & chorizo paella

Tips My advice here is simple – delicious as this dish is, if you’re feeling a bit flush, adding 6 mussels, 6 clams and any extra bits of fish you can afford is only going to make it even more of a celebration.

Jamie says: “My quick and easy recipe. Good Spanish food doesn’t get much better than paella. My version combines juicy chicken thighs, smoky chorizo and prawns”. Serves 4, Cooks in 50 Minutes. Ingredients 2 cloves of garlic 1 onion 1 carrot 15 g fresh flat-leaf parsley , (15g) 70 g quality chorizo 2 skinless, boneless higher-welfare chicken thighs olive oil 1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika 1 red pepper 1 tablespoon tomato pure?e 1 organic chicken stock cube 300 g paella rice 100 g frozen peas 200 g frozen peeled cooked prawns , from sustainable sources 1 lemon

“They went medieval on me man. It was serious,” said the chef on the Friday night broadcast. “It trended for weeks. And I had death threats and all sorts because of a bit of sausage,” added Oliver, to the obvious surprise of fellow guests Christopher Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, on a promotional tour for the movie Passengers. Even in Canada the controvery followed him. Jamie added: “As I went out of the British Airways lounge, they went ‘Oh, you’re in the paper today,’ and I went ‘Brilliant, good solid work,’ and she said: ‘Yeah. Chorizo: Spanish don’t like it.’ Whatever I did that month was overtaken by the chorizo.” ‘Paellagate’ – Jamie Oliver defends use of chorizo in classic Spanish dish The actress then took sides with the chef, saying: “Chorizo sounds delicious right now.” An unrepentant Oliver said: “By the way, just FYI, it tastes better with chorizo. Trust me or don’t trust me.” Either way you can find his recipes on YouTube or visit: https://twitter.com/jamieoliver.

Method Peel and finely slice the garlic, peel and roughly chop the onion and carrot. Finely chop the parsley stalks, then roughly chop the chorizo and chicken thighs. Put a lug of oil into a large lidded shallow casserole or paella pan on a medium heat, add the garlic, onion, carrot, parsley stalks, chorizo, chicken and paprika, and fry for around 5 minutes, stirring regularly. Deseed and chop the pepper, then add to the pan for a further 5 minutes. Stir through the tomato purée and crumble in the stock cube, then add the rice and stir for a couple of minutes so it starts to suck up all that

About: Jamie Oliver started cooking at his parents' pub, the Cricketers, at the age of eight, and has gone on to work with some of the world's top chefs. He founded Fifteen restaurant in London and the associated charity, Fifteen Foundation, which trains disadvantaged young people to become chefs. There are now Fifteen restaurants in Cornwall, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Jamie has also launched a chain of high street restaurants in the UK called Jamie's Italian. Jamie writes for publications in the UK and around the world, including his own Jamie Magazine.


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The Vega Baja is full of surprises By David Hudson One of the first things that I did not understand when coming here in the 80s, was why there were Pirates in the Moors and Christians parades. The answer opened up a can of worms. They were the Berber pirates from Morocco that plagued the Vega Baja area and were the first to fly the cross bones flag in the middle ages. These pirates were brutal and not only boarded ships and raided the mainland they also held wealthy people to ransom. If the families did not pay they received the person's head.

Being muslim they are lumped together with muslims in the parades now. In 1708 Charles III paid the ransom to the Ermir of Tunis to release 300 Geonese slaves of the Sultan of Algeria. They were relocated to Alicante but due to riots by the inhabitants who did not want them, the King removed the pirates from the city and sent them to the island off Santa Pola: gaving them the island to live on. He named the island Tabarca after the prison that they were held in. The Geonese had privileges that included exemption from military service and taxes and were given boats, work materials and a school. In 1884 the population was 1,000 with hospital, church, police, priest and blacksmith. Now the population is between 15 and 100 depending on the season, as a result of Alicante refusing development of the island.

The Vega Baja triangle runs from San Pedro to Guardamar, up to Hondon de las Frailes and La Alguena with the Sierras of Orihuela, Callosa and Hurchillo. The Vega Baja is unique in the Costa Blanca for the reason that the people think of themselves as from Vega Baja, Alicante then Murcia but not Valencia. The reason is that Orihuela was the Capital of Alicante & Murcia under the Visigoths, Moors and Aragon kingdoms. It became the most important city in the south east of the Peninsular. It has been occupied by the Phonecians, Cartegenians, Romans, Visigoths and Muslims. It is said that if you just scrape the surface you will dig up history. A few years ago the Orihuela University was developing a new building complex when they came across 12th century Orihuela nesting at the foot of the Sierras. The answer was to excavate the site and build the complex on stilts so that you now can walk on the 12th century streets amongst the original buildings. When Aragon was conquered Orihuela lost its status and in 18th century was only allowed to use Castilian Spanish as the language of the day. Even today the Valencian language stops at the border of Vega Baja. In the 16th century the Bishop Loaces created the Dominican Friars in Hondon de la Frailes (Friars) and between them they formed the Orihuela University that was the most prestigious in Spain covering the Arts, Law, Medicine, Theological and Canon Law. Following an epidemic in the 18th century that reduce the life span to 20 years due to the swamp lands the Cardenal Belluga commenced clearing the swamps using convict labour who were pardoned if they settled in the region. The first areas were Dolores and San Fulgencio. This cleaning produced a rich fertile land that created the Garden of Spain. The land gives a colourful fauna with numerous species of birds, kestrels and owls that swoop around my house at night with their loud screeches, Nightingales, Blackbirds, Coal tits, Green singers, Martins, Finches, Wagtails, Flamingos etc. There are Natural Parks and Salt Lakes in Torrevieja and La Mata, Mountain walks in Benejuzar & Albatera. Palm parks in Orihuela and San Isidro. The culture of Vega Baja covers many products and food with influences from all the invading cultures. Towns that have “Al” or “Ben” were muslim settlements and have strong influences of Arab culture. The Arabs introduced ceramics principally in Albatera, San Isidro and Catral. Rope shoes, rope and basket making from reeds and grasses are made in Callosa and Redovan. The reeds are grown around Redovan and these were also used for roofs in the campo. An example can be seen on a roundabout in Orihuela. Orihuela and San Miguel are the centre for Carpets and Tapestry that supply convents and churches. Shops provide outfits for

communion, baptism, brides and religious wear. Folklore music is very important part of the culture in this area especially Auroras of Callosa, Catral, Bigastro and Habaneros Torrevieja. One friend of mine was in the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War and he said that the Spanish were always singing even in the trenches. The music can be an orchestra, a band, a choir with or without impromptu instruments. It's worth seeking them out as it always is an experience. The local Fiestas are passionate and enjoyable and around our house we have firework displays every day to celebrate someone's fiesta. Many municipalities celebrate “Romerias” and use their Ermitas and they have music, traditional meals and local foods. I've found that the best food in Valencia is south of Alicante and the nearer you get to Orihuela the better the food is, especially sweet things and stews, which may be the influence of the Arabs. Catral Romeria is the day of Santa Agueda with “Bolas of Santa Agueda” bags of turron and carmelos. Benejuzar has a famous Romeria of the Virgen del Pilar with singing Aragon songs and music dating back to when Orihuela was part of Aragon. In Rojales, Bigastro, Cox and Orihuela they celebrate Romeria day of San Isidro accompanied by country meals.

These local Fiestas sometimes have exhibitions of Historic cars, motorcycles and bicycles so it's worth a look. Mediaeval Fairs are worth a visit because they give an insight of the crafts and culture of centuries past. We must not forget Semana Santa Fiesta (Easter Holy week) which is rich in history especially Orihuela and Callosa. Spain was 700 years under Muslim rule before being returned to Christianity and it is expected for christians to publicly declare their faith against the persecution of christians through the ages that makes this a passionate Festival. The food on the costa is predominately fish and sea food with rice but further in to the countryside nearer Orihuela meat is included. Besides a Vega Baja Paella other dishes to try are Arroz con costra, Almojabenas, Arroz con conejo (rabbit), Olla gitana, Guisado de caracoles, Estafado (delicious stew), Cocido con pelotas, el Caldero, Cucurrones, Arroz de banda, Arroz de los tres punados, Sopas and Arroz a la hora. The sweet treats include Dulce de San Jose with bunuelos, pastelos de gloria and arabe sweets plus turron at Christmas. As a treat visit the Arab tea house near Albatera which is in the middle of the countryside where you can lounge on cushions and be served with sweet tea and very sweet treats under the midnight sky bursting with stars. I have only touched the surface on what the Vega Baja is. Why not get in your car and experience the real Spain.


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Honduras Welcomes New Direct Flights from Europe Europeans looking for a quick Latin American adventure do not need to look any further as Air Europa announced a new direct fight from the Spanish capital of Madrid to the second largest Honduran city, San Pedro Sula. Now, waking up in the Plaza Mayor and falling asleep by the Puerto Cortés is even easier. On November 21, Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández announced that starting in April of 2017, through the European airline, Air Europa, there will be one weekly flight from Madrid to San Pedro Sula. The airline chose to begin flights in April and run them until October, just in time for Europe's high season for tourism. These new routes are set to increase European tourism for Honduras, while also encouraging more Hondurans to travel abroad. This new route represents another step forward for economic development for Honduras, where the government has vowed

to continue investing in tourism as a part of its Economic Development Plan, Honduras 20/20. This project is said to create over 7000 jobs for Hondurans, while lowering costs for travellers. By increasing connectivity throughout Central America, Honduras' tourism initiatives seek to establish the country's position within a more integrated and globalized world. As of 2015, Honduras had some of the highest levels of connectivity with Spain in Central America with 27.2% and with Guatemala and El Salvador with 13.5% and 18% respectively, with hopes of increasing that number even higher after the new route takes place. "This [new flight] means that we will have an open door to specific European destinations like, Barcelona, Bilbao, La Coruña, Vigo, Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Valencia, Alicante, Málaga, Tenerife, the Canary Islands, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Roma, Milan, Brussels, Amsterdam, Lisbon and Oporto, among other cities", declared President Hernández. Air Europa will use airbus A330-200 that holds 275 tourist class seats and 24 in first class. As Honduras embarks on another journey to improve its global presence, the partnership between Air Europa and Honduras will aid in the country's mission of spreading its culture and people around the world, while remaining open to inquisitive foreign minds that hope to travel in order to learn about those qualities unique to Honduras.

Dohop Wins World's Leading Flight Comparison Website at 2016 World Travel Awards

by Keith Nicol Icelandic flight meta-search website Dohop was awarded "The World's Leading Flight Comparison Website" at the 2016 World Travel Awards. The prestigious award ceremony was held in the Maldives on the 2nd of December. This is the second time Dohop wins the award and the fourth time the company is nominated. Eight companies were nominated in the category, all wellknown brands in the flight meta-search industry. The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. "We are thrilled to have been voted World's Leading Flight Comparison Website at the 2016 World Travel Awards. The award is a great recognition of the constant hard work we put into improving the technology that powers Dohop." - David Gunnarsson, Dohop CEO. Dohop is a global flight search engine, where users can find the cheapest flights from a range of airlines and online travel agencies, using its unique Self-Connect technology. Today, the range of services also includes hotels and car rentals, as well as a travel affiliate program for airlines, airports and travel websites. Dohop is available worldwide in 29 languages and has its headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland. The World Travel Awards™ are voted on by travel industry professionals and high-end tourism consumers.They were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel tourism & hospitality industry. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.


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Who is the Most Annoying Holiday Traveler? Drunk, sick and talkative passengers lead the list The holiday season is traditionally that time of year when far-flung families gather together to reconnect with one another, exchange gifts and share in a holiday feast. According to the U.S. Travel Association1, visiting relatives was the leading reason for leisure travel in 2015, so it is no surprise that the holiday season is a hectic time of year for travel. While most holiday travellers are in a festive spirit, there will invariably be some "bad apples" who, whether they mean to or not, can spoil an otherwise enjoyable travel experience. Earlier this year, TravelocityÂŽ surveyed more than 1,500 people2 to find out which holiday traveler is the most annoying, and the three most mentioned culprits were: "The Oversharer": This passenger is excited to be going home to see family. Really excited. So excited that she feels the need to share stories about every single relative (from her third cousin Bessie to her oh-soadorable 2 year old nephew). And thanks to the magic of social media, she is able to spend the entire flight sharing pictures of all of them.

"The Just One More Egg Nog Guy": To this passenger, the holidays are about celebrating at 90 proof. After celebrating the season at the bar, he stumbles into his aisle seat singing carols (while getting most of the lyrics wrong) and continually rings the call button throughout the flight for "just one more Jack and cola." "Rudolph the Red Nosed Passenger": In his mission to get home in time for Christmas dinner, this passenger ignores the raging cold/flu that has transformed him into a mucus factory. Additionally, he is invariably seated in a middle seat so that he can share his "bounty" with as many people as possible. In the process of determining the most annoying holiday traveler, Travelocity also found some helpful travel hints within the data: Passengers looking to switch seats to be closer to (or farther from) their traveling companions are best off asking a woman, as men are twice as likely to be annoyed by a "seat switcher." Flyers who have had a couple of "adult beverages" prior to boarding would be well-advised to

avoid millennials, as they are almost two times as likely to be annoyed by a "tipsy traveler." Travelocity encourages travellers to "Wander Wisely™" and is dedicated to being the champion of the customer with its Customer 1st Guarantee, making the traveling

experience both simple and memorable with competitive prices, 24/7 customer service and more. Based in Dallas, Texas, Travelocity is owned by Expedia, Inc., one of the world's leading travel companies, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes many of the world's leading online travel properties.


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Ray's Rant: Is Death the End? By Ray Kearne Recently I had dinner with some friends, among them was Irene, who I was meeting for the first time, she is a lovely lady in her 60’s who had recently been widowed. As we talked about some of the terrible events that happen in the world on a daily basis, she asked how God could let terrible things happen and then declared that she felt that death was the end and when we die, that is the end of us, we are finished. I assumed that because she was from an Irish catholic background she would have believed in life after death. Many have stopped attending church except for the obligatory christenings, marriages and funerals. Some are catholic, protestant or Christians in name only. I accept that millions do not go to church or disbelieve in churches in general but I was taken aback when she said that she didn’t believe in life after death, I do not see God and churches as the same. Irene said that she felt we had a spirit but described it to me like an essence that is unrelated to the character and personality of the person who had died. Those who have seen the dead body of a loved one will testify that it is their body, but it is

not them. If she is right, and her belief is true, then this world is a very cruel place with no real purpose. Our lives would be pointless and God would be worse than Satan. God would be cruel, heartless, uncaring and vicious at worst or at best he would not exist at all. There would be no reason to be kind or thoughtful; there would be no purpose to being a good husband, parent, individual or businessperson. This would be the motivation to take what you want, do what you like, walk on anyone who gets in your way and pursue any pleasure you wish without fear of consequences. I don’t believe that Irene actually thinks or feels this way; I know that I certainly don’t. I believe that God is the father of our spirits in the same way that our earthly fathers are the fathers of our bodies. I believe that our spirits lived long before we had earthly bodies and our spirits will continue long after our bodies are dead. I am absolutely positive that our personality, our sense of humor and our character, all reside in our spirits, not in our bodies, and that we will all live

forever. I love the words of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin who said “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience”. We cannot conclude that God does not exist because we are disillusioned with society, churches, governments and the apparent lack of humanity in the world. Someone living at the base of a volcano cannot blame God for his village being destroyed. Natural and man-made disasters in the world do not prove there is no God. In 76BC a wise prophet called Alma asked “What evidence have ye that there is no God?…….ye have none, save it be your word only…….all things denote there is a God; yea, even the earth, and all things that are upon the face of it, yea, and its motion, yea, and also all the planets which move in their regular form do witness that there is a Supreme Creator”. If there is a God, then there must be life before and after this mortal existence. You chose who is right, Irene or Alma.


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Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts Amazon has revealed plans for a grocery shop without a checkout process, where customers will instead pay for the goods they have selected via an app. The Just Walk Out shopping experience uses the same types of technologies found in self-driving cars. The system detects when items are taken or returned to shelves and tracks them in a virtual shopping trolley. Once the shopper leaves the store, their Amazon account will be charged and receipt sent to them. The first shop is expected to open to the public in Seattle in the US in early 2017. Customers will swipe into the store using the Go app. It will use computer vision, sensors and deep learning algorithms to keep track of what customers are picking up off the shelves. Amazon has spent four years developing the shop. The shop will offer ready-to-eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options made fresh every day by on-site chefs or by local kitchens and bakeries. Grocery

essentials such as bread and milk will also be on sale alongside Amazon Meal Kits, with all the ingredients needed to make a meal for two in about 30 minutes. Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required. Hey have created the world’s most advanced shopping technology so you never have to wait in line. Their Just Walk Out Shopping experience, simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take the products you want, and go! No lines, no checkout. Four years ago Amazon thought: what if we could create a shopping experience with no lines and no checkout? They wanted to push the boundaries of computer vision and machine learning to create a store where customers could simply take what they want and go? Amazon's answer to those questions is Amazon Go and Just Walk Out Shopping. What can you buy at Amazon Go? For a start they are offering delicious ready-

to-eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options made fresh every day by their on-site chefs and favourite local kitchens and bakeries. Their selection of grocery essentials ranges from staples like bread and milk to artisan cheeses and locally made chocolates. You’ll find well-known brands you love, plus special finds they say they are “excited to introduce to customers. For a quick home-cooked dinner, pick up one of our chefdesigned Amazon Meal Kits, with all the ingredients you need to make a meal for two in about 30 minutes”. Their first trial store is located at 2131 7th Ave, Seattle, WA, on the corner of 7th Avenue and Blanchard Street. Amazon already has physical book shops in the US. But some users feel the company has not quite got the retail experience right, saying it feels more like an "annex to a website".


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This Day In Music: December 10th By Keith Nicol 1949, Fats Domino recorded his first tracks for Imperial Records. One of those songs was called ‘The Fat Man’, which later became his nickname. 1959, The four male members of The Platters were acquitted of charges of aiding and abetting prostitution, lewdness and assignation after an incident on August 10th in Cincinnati. Despite the outcome of the trial, the scandal would severely damage the group's career. 1961, The Beatles appeared at Hambleton Hall, Huyton in Liverpool after returning to Liverpool from their first live performances in south England and London. The Beatles arrived so late for their appearance in Huyton that they only had time to play for 15 minutes. The promoters, having to pay The Beatles their full £15 were very unhappy.

1971, Playing the first of two nights at London's Rainbow Theatre, in England, Frank Zappa was pushed off stage by Trevor Howell, the jealous boyfriend of an audience member. Zappa fell onto the concrete-floored orchestra pit - the band thought Zappa had been killed. He suffered serious fractures, head trauma and injuries to his back, leg, and neck, as well as a crushed larynx, which ultimately caused his voice to drop a third after healing. This accident resulted in him using a wheelchair for an extended period, forcing him off the road for over half a year. 1983, Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson started a six week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Say Say Say'. It was Jackson's 10th No.1 (solo & The Jackson's) and McCartney's 29th, (solo and The Beatles).

2007, Led Zeppelin played their first concert in 19 years, at London's 02 Arena as part of the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant

1998, Bruce Springsteen won a £2 million court battle to ban an album of his early songs. The case revolved around a dispute over copyright ownership between Bruce and a former manager. 1998, A recording of a 1963 Beatles concert was sold at auction at Christies in London for £25,300, ($41,500). The tape of The Beatles' 10-song concert was recorded by the chief technician at the Gaumont Theatre in Bournemouth during one of six consecutive nights which The Beatles had played. Also sold for £5,195 ($8,500), was a set of autographs of five Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Pete Best, and Stuart Sutcliffe. The autographs had been obtained by a fan in Liverpool in 1961.

1965, 18-year-old David Bowie recorded 'Can't Help Thinking About Me' at Pye Studios, London, England, which was later released as a single under the name David Bowie with The Lower Third. It became the first David Bowie record to be released in the US as well as the first time the name "Bowie" appeared under the songwriters credit. 1966, The Beach Boys went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Good Vibrations', the group's third US No.1. As a child, his mother told him that dogs could pick up "vibrations" from people, so that the dog would bark at "bad vibrations" Wilson turned this into the general idea for the song. 1967, American soul singer, songwriter Otis Redding was killed in a plane crash, aged 26. Redding and his band had made an appearance in Cleveland, Ohio on the local ‘Upbeat’ television show the previous day. The plane carrying Otis Redding and his band crashed at 3.28.pm into icy waters of Lake Monoma near Madison. Redding was killed in the crash along with members from the The Bar-Kays, Jimmy King, Ron Caldwell, Phalin Jones and Carl Cunningham. Trumpet player Ben Cauley was the only person to survive the crash.

2005, Queen overtook The Beatles to become the third most successful act of all time. Sales in 2005 showed that Queen had now overtaken The Beatles to make it into third place, spending 1,755 weeks on the British singles and album charts. The Beatles slipped to fourth place, with 1,749 weeks. Elvis had spent 2,574 weeks on the singles and album charts, making him number one in the Top 100 most successful acts of all time. Sir Cliff Richard remained in second place, clinching 1,982 weeks.

1999, A war of words broke out between Cliff Richard and George Michael after George branded Cliff Richards hit 'Millennium Prayer' as 'vile'. Cliff hit back by saying that his single was a Christian celebration. 2000, Eminem went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Stan'. The rappers second No.1, the female singing on the track was by Dido. 2000, Westlife scooped the Record of the Year award at the Smash Hits awards for 'My Love'. Other winners included Atomic Kitten, for best new band, best new male went to Craig David, best British band, 5ive and Best Female Britney Spears. 2004, One of three RCA microphones used by radio station KWKH for the historic Elvis Presley appearance at the Louisiana Hayride was sold for $37,500. The microphone was one of three used during 50 performances by Elvis Presley when he performed for the radio show in Shreveport from 1954 to 1956.

and John Paul Jones were joined on stage by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham. More than one million people had taken part in a ballot for the 20,000 tickets available for the show with all proceeds going to Ahmet's own charity. Zeppelin performed 16 songs including two encores. A number of celebrities attended the gig including Dave Grohl, Jeff Beck, Brian May, David Gilmour, The Edge, Peter Gabriel, Mick Jagger, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Jerry Hall, Priscilla Presley and Paris Hilton. 2008, The Associated Press reported that the US military used loud music to "create fear, disorient and prolong capture shock" for prisoners at military detention centers at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Among the songs blasted 24 hours a day were 'Born In The USA' by Bruce Springsteen, 'Hell's Bells' by AC/DC, 'White America' by Eminem, 'The Theme From Sesame Street' and 'I Love You' from the Barney and Friends children's TV show. 2009, In an interview with Q magazine, Paul McCartney was asked if his marriage to Heather Mills was the worst mistake of his life. He replied "OK, yeah. I suppose that has to be the prime contender." The divorce settlement had cost McCartney £24m ($38.9m), plus annual payments for his daughter, Beatrice. 2010, The original hand-written lyrics to Bob Dylan's 'The Times They Are A-Changin' sold at a New York auction for $422,500 (£267,400). Adam Sender, a hedge fund manager and art collector, outbid five others, placing telephone bids. The song, one of Dylan's most politically charged, was the title track of his 1964 album. 2011, A copy of The Beatles 'Love Me Do' 1962 Demonstration Record sold for $17,339.31 during a 10-day eBay auction. According to the seller, this original demo was the ‘Holy Grail’ of Beatles items.


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Myths And Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes From Diabetes UK Myths Knowing the facts about diabetes is important when it comes to managing the condition. There is so much information out there, but it is not all true. It is often difficult to know what is right and what is not. This section aims to help dispel some of the most common myths about diabetes – let's have a look at some of them... Myth: Type 2 diabetes is a mild form of diabetes There is no such thing as mild diabetes. All diabetes is serious and, if not properly controlled, can lead to serious complications. Myth: People with diabetes cannot have sugar Having diabetes does not mean you have to have a sugar-free diet. People with diabetes should follow a healthy balanced diet – that is low in fat, salt and sugar. You should still be able to enjoy a wide variety of foods, including some with sugar.

Myth: People with diabetes should eat 'diabetic' foods 'Diabetic' labelling tends to be used on sweets, biscuits and similar foods that are generally high in fat, especially saturated fat and calories. Diabetes UK does not recommend eating 'diabetic' foods, including diabetic chocolate, because they still affect your blood glucose levels, they are expensive and they can give you diarrhoea. So, if you are going to treat yourself, you should go for the real thing. Myth: People with diabetes eventually go blind Although diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in people of working age in the UK, research has proved you can reduce your chances of developing diabetes complications – such as damage to your eyes – if you: control your blood pressure, glucose, and blood fat levels, keep active, maintain your ideal body weight, give up smoking. Myth: People with diabetes can't play sport People with diabetes are encouraged to exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. Keeping active can help reduce the risk of complications associated with diabetes, such as heart disease. Steve Redgrave, Olympic gold medal-winning rower, has achieved great sporting achievements in spite of having diabetes. However, there may be some considerations to take into account before taking up a new exercise regime. Talk to your healthcare team for more information. Myth: People with diabetes are more likely to get colds and other illnesses Not true. While there is some medical research that may suggest people with diabetes are at

higher risk of developing illnesses, there’s nothing to prove this conclusively. But there are certain illnesses that are more common in people with diabetes, and diabetes may also alter the course of an illness – for example, a person with diabetes may become more unwell or be unwell for longer than a person without diabetes. Can I still travel if I have diabetes? Of course. People with diabetes travel all over the world – you do not need to choose special holidays or curb your wander lust. The key is making the right preparations to minimise any potential problems and have an enjoyable safe trip. Will I be able to get insurance? Having diabetes can affect both existing policies and many new policies that you might choose. Tell your insurance company that you have diabetes because, if you don't, it may make your insurance invalid. Shop around for the best deal.


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The Back Stage Interview with Tony Francis Artists Direct Spain went back stage for a chat with Tony Francis. Tony is currently about to undertake a marathon in his home country of Ireland raising money for charity in the process. Tony describes himself as a ‘vocal entertainer’ and started in the business at the age of five, singing with his father and siblings. No stranger to the stage then. He thoroughly enjoys what he does and even if he were not an entertainer, he would

still be in the business, probably managing acts in some way. Tony cites his father as one of his biggest influences and he grew up listening to a wide range of artists and styles of music, all who have influenced in some way, too many to mention. Tony says he gets an ‘exciting nervousness’ before a gig has never really suffered stage fright – the bigger the audience the better. Starting in the business at the age of 5 must mean a plethora of choice when it comes to ‘ best moments’ we suggested and Tony says some of his best times were when he appeared in pantomimes with several celebrities including Bradley Walsh and Cannon and Ball. Surely the comedy entertainer coming out in him.

the crowd over and it all turned out OK. The comedian did eventually come on to do part of his act.

Acts often say that equipment failures are some of their worst moments and this is also the case with Tony. He remembers when the equipment failed during a show at the Weymouth Pavilion, with an audience of 500, so he had to ad-lib until the crew got the problem sorted. Tony’s advice to anyone starting out in the business is to always be yourself, unless you are a tribute act of course! We asked him if he had any interesting little titbits he could share with us. With his alluring smile and clear blue eyes he related the story of when he arrived at a venue to perform with a top comedian, the comedian was due to go on first, but suffered a severe attack of stage fright and could not go on. Tony was asked to go on in his place, as a vocalist instead of comedian, you can imagine the response! But Tony managed to win

Tony is available to be booked direct via the Artists Direct- Spain website and is happy to travel anywhere from Costa Blanca North to Costa Calida.

After Hours at the HEN’S TEETH Tell us about yourselves My name is Steve and I am from Germany. My partner, Veronica, is Spanish. We have been at the Hen’s Teeth for 2 years. Before that we managed and worked in several restaurants and bars in the UK over a 13-year period.

Bulgaria, ably assisted by Sylvana from Bolivia, so you could describe the dishes as comfort food, made to our best abilities. We get excited about trying new things, and taking old favourites & make them special. We aim for quality while providing value for money.

What made you open a bar/restaurant? My answer to that is probably the same as a lot of other people. When you’ve managed someone else’s businesses for so long you tend to want to do the same for yourself.

What’s your favourite dish on the menu? I’ll give you mine in detail as I love it so much. It is short rib Spanish pork shoulder with home-cooked chips and home-made barbecue sauce. Veronica’s favourite is merluza de la marinera, a Basque Country dish made with hake. She is from Santander, Cantabria, which borders the Basque country.

Where did the inspiration for the name come from? Your previous question was what made us open a bar/restaurant. We prefer to describe our place as bar/grill/tapas. Essentially we just are

a little bit different to every other establishment, meaning we don’t want a label that brackets us with everybody else. “As rare as hen’s teeth” is an old English saying that means something is unique and that is what we strive to be. The name is intriguing and definitely sticks with people! Who does the cooking? And how would you describe your style? Our head chef is Santi from

Favourite day of the week? I love the nights that we have live entertainment. We are lucky enough to have some of the best bands on the Costa Blanca playing for us at the Hen’s Teeth on a fairly regular basis. Veronica says she enjoys every day here, especially when there is a good atmosphere, which is pretty much every day. I would like to mention that we have a range of special cocktails and that we are sponsored by two of the leading drinks brands in Europe.

Any interesting tales? Nothing unusual springs to mind as we speak but I would like this opportunity to mention our favourite band ‘The Streeters.’ We have them playing here regularly and we have come to regard Bryn, Austin, Sergio and Oscar as part of the family. You can find out what the Hen’s Teeth have going every day of the week – see their menus at whatsoncostablanca.com or to book a table telephone 966 764 631


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Coastrider Gig Guide Tim Taylor

Tony Capaldi

8:30pm Duo Zodiac Hotel Helios, Benidorm 8:30pm Dan Davy Fuegos, La Fuente 8:30pm Tony Capaldi Sports Bar, Torretas 2 8:30pm Andy Winwood Restaurante La Siena, Mazarron 9:00pm Rain O’Connor Spanglish, Balsicas 9:00pm Roz McQuillan the New Porterhouse, Altos Del Limonar 9:00pm JJ Soulman The Tavern, Lo Crispin 10:00pm Snowblind Slieven’s Irish Bar, Cabo Roig

Sat 10 Dec 7:30pm Terry Hart L & A Familia, La Florida 8:30pm Shanie Vaughan Sports Bar, Playa Flamenca 8:30pm Done ‘n Dusted Camping, La Manga 9:00pm Andy Winwood Restaurante La Cova, El Campello 9:00pm Lynden B Spanglish, Balsicas 9:00pm Steve Clark, Hillside, La Marina 9:00pm Rebecca Holt Orange Bar, Entre Naranjos 9:00pm Rob Roberts Marabou Lounge, Dona Pepa 9:30pm Roz McQuillan Alioth, Playa Flamenca 10:00pm Snowblind Slieven’s Irish Bar, Cabo Roig 10:00pm Dean Alexanda The New Priory, El Galan 11:30pm “Guitar Heroes” Show Paddy Wack’s, La Manga

Thu 15 Dec 1:30pm Andy Winwood Laurel’s Restaurant, Quesada 9:00pm Duo Zodiac Hotel Rio Park, Benidorm 9:00pm Elvis The Legend The Lounge, La Marina 9:00pm Rebecca Holt Marabou Lounge, Dona Pepa 10:00pm Andy Winwood The Kvikk Baren, Torre La Mata

Sun 11 Dec 2:00pm Terry Hart Sunrise, Playa Flamenca 2:00pm “Guitar Heroes” Show Camping Miraflores, Los Gallardos 5:00pm Shanie Vaughan The New Porterhouse, Altos del Limonar 5:00pm Lynden B Casa Ventura, San Luis 8:30pm “Guitar Heroes” Show La Dolce Vita, Mojacar Playa 9:30pm Roxy Alfie’s Bar, Lomas Cabo Roig 11:00pm Drew Clark - The Trinty, Cabo Roig Mon 12 Dec 1:00pm Terry Hart Alfie’s Place, La Zenia 8:30pm Christmas Variety Show Camping Marjal Costa Blanca, Catral (Andy Jones, Lynden B, Sam Curtis, Cherry K) 9:30pm Duo Zodiac Rio Connection Bar, Benidorm 10:30pm Martin Kay Cabaroke Celtic Drop, Playa Flamenca 11:00pm Drew Clark - The Trinty, Cabo Roig

Fri 16 Dec

Shanie Vaughan Tue 13 Dec 5:00pm Lynden B Washington Bar, La Siesta 9:00pm Woody The Tavern, Lo Crispin 9:00pm Red Strokes The Rusty Nail, Campoverde 9:30pm Martin Kay Cabaroke Pablo’s, Playa Flamenca 10:30pm Duo Zodiac Tower Lounge, Benidorm Wed 14 Dec 8:00pm Chrismas Variety Show Posh Club, La Marina (Andy Jones, Lynden B, Sam Curtis, Cherry K)

2:00pm Andy Winwood Carmen’s Bar & Restaurant, El Chaparral 7:30pm Saxy Johan Restaurant Panache, Cabo Roig 8:30pm Dave the Hat Park Inn, Quesada 8:30pm Christmas Variety Show Carmen’s, El Chaparral (Andy Jones, Lynden B, Sam Curtis, Cherry K) 9:00pm Roz McQuillan Durty Nelly’s, Torrevieja 9:00pm Abba-solutely Fabulous Lo Crispin Tavern 9:00pm Tony Capaldi Timo & Treff’s Bistro, Playa Flamenca 9:00pm Terry Hart Busters Bar, Playa Flamenca 9:00pm Sharni Cooper Rusty’s, Benitachell 9:00pm Shanie Vaughan The New Porterhouse, Altos Del Limonar 9:00pm Dee Maggie O’Brian’s, Campoverde 9:00pm Drew Clark - Princess Lounge, Punta Prima 11:00pm Martin Kay Cabaroke New Priory, El Galan


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Peter Vaughan: Thrones and Porridge star dies at 93 British actor Peter Vaughan, best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge, has died at the age of 93 as confirmed by the BBC. He played Maester Aemon in the HBO series and Grouty in the TV sitcom. His many other roles included parts in TV shows Citizen Smith, Chancer and Our Friends in the North. His agent Sally Long-Innes said: "This is to confirm that very sadly Peter Vaughan passed away at approximately 10.30 this morning (Tuesday). He died peacefully with his family around him." Vaughan began acting in the 1950s and became a recognisable face by playing numerous mainly supporting roles on stage, television, radio and film. He specialised in characters with a tough edge - such as police officers, secret agents and authoritarian elders. His best-known parts included: The menacing villain Harry Grout in Porridge, which remained his most famous part, despite

the fact he only appeared in a handful of episodes: The strict father of Robert Lindsay's girlfriend in the first two series of another 1970s comedy, Citizen Smith: Town patriarch Tom Hedden in Straw Dogs, the controversial film made by Sam Peckinpah, whom Vaughan described as "one of the best directors ever": Felix, the dementiasuffering father of Christopher Eccleston's character in landmark TV drama Our Friends in the North, which earned him a Bafta nomination: The ageing butler William Stevens, the father of Anthony Hopkins's

character in Merchant Ivory's film The Remains of the Day: Jon Snow's blind, scholarly mentor Maester Aemon Targaryen in HBO's epic fantasy Game of Thrones: Vaughan played Bill Sikes in the BBC's Oliver Twist in 1962. He appeared in many other period dramas, including 1985's Bleak House. In 1967, he received second billing opposite Frank Sinatra in the film The Naked Runner. However, his performance was not well received by critics who accused him of overacting in his role as a British agent. He played Mr. Freeman in Karel Reisz's 1980

The French Lieutenant's Woman, the first star billing for Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Vaughan described himself as a character actor, saying he did not have the looks to play romantic leads. "If you're a character actor, you don't need to wait for the next leading role," he once said. "But if you are a leading man you have to wait for the next part. Sometimes that means long periods without work." He was never out of work for long, but Vaughan was not overly fond of only being recognised for Porridge. "It bores me rigid," he once said. "I only did about four episodes and the film but never has a role been written that has had more impact." However Game of Thrones brought him a new level of fame with a younger audience at

the age of 86, and he remained in the show for five years. "I've been so lucky with parts," he told BBC Radio Surrey recently in one of his last interviews in November. "They talk about actors resting. The only time I have ever rested in my 77 years as an actor has been when I've wanted to. Lucky, lucky, lucky." Those paying tribute included Blackadder actor Tony Robinson, who wrote on Twitter: "An amazing actor. I'll never forget his performance in Our Friends in the North." Meanwhile, actress Kathy Burke posted a photo of Vaughan with Ronnie Barker in Porridge alongside the words: "Beautiful Peter Vaughan." Vaughan was married to actress Billie Whitelaw for 14 years until 1966 and then married Lillias Walker. He was father-in-law of Gregor Fisher, the actor best known for playing comic character Rab C Nesbitt.


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December Channel 07:00 Breakfast

07:25 The Big Sky (1952)

11:00 Saturday Kitchen Live

09:25 Build My Gallows High

12:30 James Martin - Home

(1947)

Comforts at Christmas (R) 13:00 Football Focus 14:00 BBC News; Weather

11:00 Secret Britain (R) 12:00 Homes Under the Ham-

14:15 Bargain Hunt (R)

mer (R)

15:00 Supermarket Secrets (R)

13:00 Hairy Bikers' Best of Bri-

16:00 Escape to the Continent

tish (R)

(R)

14:00 Best Bakes Ever

17:00 Final Score

14:30 Lust for Life (1956)

18:10 Celebrity Mastermind (R) 18:40 BBC News

16:30 Flog It! (R) 17:10 Natural World (R)

18:50 BBC Regional News;

18:00 Nativity! (2009)

Weather

19:40 Operation Snow Tiger

19:00 Pointless Celebrities (R)

(R)

19:50 Strictly Come Dancing

20:40 Grand Tours of the

21:10 Michael McIntyre's Big

Scottish Islands

Show 22:10 Casualty 23:00 The National Lottery

21:10 Dad's Army (R) 21:45 Walt Disney

Live

22:45 Artsnight

23:10 BBC News; Weather

23:45 Andy Parsons: Slackti-

23:30 Match of the Day

vist (R)

01:00 Karl Pilkington: The Moaning of Life 02:00 Arrow 03:00 Stan Lee's Lucky Man 04:00 Nothing to Declare 05:00 Border Security: Canada's Front Line 06:00 Road Wars 07:00 Are You Smarter Than a 10 Year Old? 08:00 Ashley Banjo's Secret Street Crew 09:00 Futurama 09:30 Game Changers 10:00 The Fantasy Football Club 11:00 Soccer AM 12:30 Futurama 14:00 Modern Family 17:00 Harry Hill's Tea-Time 17:30 Yonderland 18:00 Supergirl 19:00 The Flash 20:00 The Simpsons 21:00 Landscape Artist of the Year 22:00 Don't Tell the Bride 23:00 A League of Their Own US Road Trip

00:10 Top of the Pops: 1982 00:45 Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned 01:45 More Dangerous Songs: And the Banned Played On 02:45 Heavy Metal Britannia 04:15 Metal at the BBC 04:45 Close 20:00 The Other Pompeii: Life and Death in Herculaneum 21:00 Pavlopetri - The City Beneath the Waves 22:00 Modus 22:45 Modus 23:30 Top of the Pops: 1982

CHANNEL

07:00 Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids (R) 07:10 Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids (R) 07:20 Dino Dan: Trek's Adventures (R) 07:35 Signed Stories (R) 07:40 Thunderbirds Are Go (R) 08:00 Super 4 (R) 08:15 Oddbods (R) 08:25 Scrambled! 08:30 Nerds & Monsters (R) 08:50 Horrid Henry (R) 09:10 The Powerpuff Girls (R) 09:30 Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! 10:05 Adventure Time (R) 10:25 ITV News 10:30 Carry On Don't Lose Your Head (1966) 12:15 Judge Rinder (R) 13:15 ITV News and Weather 13:24 ITV London Weather 13:25 Cash Trapped (R) 14:30 Death on the Nile (1978) 17:10 Thunderbirds Are Go 17:35 The Chase (R) 18:35 ITV News London 18:45 ITV News and Weather 19:00 Tipping Point: Lucky Stars (R) 20:00 Go for It 21:00 The X Factor 23:05 The Jonathan Ross Show

07:10 Gillette World Sport

23:00 Paul (2011)

07:00 Milkshake! Monkey (R) 07:05 Milkshake! Bop Box (R) 07:10 Peppa Pig (R) 07:15 Angelina Ballerina (R) 07:30 Bob the Builder (R) 07:40 Wanda and the Alien 07:50 Zack and Quack (R) 08:00 Seaside Antics (R) 08:05 Fireman Sam (R) 08:20 Pip Ahoy! (R) 08:35 Little Princess (R) 08:50 Paw Patrol (R) 09:10 Blaze and the Monster Machines 09:40 Noddy in Toyland (R) 09:55 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 10:10 Shimmer and Shine (R) 10:35 Peppa Pig (R) 10:45 The Fairly OddParents 11:20 Hats Off to Christmas! 13:05 Deck the Halls (2006) 14:55 The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014) 16:30 Mrs Miracle 2: Miracle in Manhattan (2010) 18:25 Finding Father Christmas (2016) 20:10 NCIS (R) 21:55 5 News Weekend 22:00 Football on 5: The Championship 23:00 Football on 5: Goal Rush 23:30 That's So (R)

01:05 Family Guy 02:05 American Dad! 02:55 Bordertown 03:45 Teleshopping 06:45 ITV2 Nightscreen 07:00 Planet's Funniest Animals 07:20 Emmerdale 09:50 Coronation Street 12:45 I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! 13:50 The Hot Desk 14:00 Catchphrase 15:00 Hairspray Live! 17:40 Peter Pan (2003) 19:50 The Incredible Hulk 22:00 Scorpion 23:05 The Xtra Factor

00:00 A Is for Acid

03:30 Tommy Cooper

02:10 Wycliffe

04:00 Teleshopping

03:10 ITV3 Nightscreen

07:00 The Wine Show

03:30 Teleshopping

07:00 Snooker v Darts

07:40 ITERA Expedition Race Ireland 08:05 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 08:30 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 08:55 Frasier (R) 09:25 Frasier (R) 10:00 The Morning Line 11:00 The Big Bang Theory 11:30 The Big Bang Theory 12:00 The Big Bang Theory 12:30 The Simpsons (R) 13:00 The Simpsons (R) 13:30 Deal or No Deal 14:30 Channel 4 Racing 17:00 Jamie's Super Food (R) 17:30 Location, Location, Location (R) 18:35 A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun 19:30 Channel 4 News 20:00 Secret History (R) 21:00 Secret History 22:00 It Was Alright In

07:00 Movies Now 07:10 Doctor at Large 07:35 The Nun's Story (1959) 10:35 Columbo: Dagger of the Mind (1972) 12:35 A Touch of Frost 14:35 Inspector Morse

07:05 Motorsport UK 07:55 Bundesliga Football Highlights 08:45 Cash Cowboys 10:45 Storage Wars 12:40 Pawn Stars

16:50 Midsomer Murders

14:40 Tobruk (1967)

18:55 Midsomer Murders

16:50 Superman (1978)

21:00 Doc Martin

19:50 The Chase

22:00 The Booze Cruise 2: The

20:55 River Monsters

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11th December Channel 00:50 The NFL Show 01:20 Hard Rain (1998) 02:50 Weather for the Week Ahead 02:55 BBC News 07:00 Breakfast 08:35 Match of the Day (R) 10:00 The Andrew Marr Show 11:00 Fern Britton Meets 12:00 Sunday Politics 13:15 Bargain Hunt (R) 14:00 BBC News 14:10 Weather for the Week Ahead 14:15 Homes Under the Hammer (R) 15:00 Escape to the Country 15:45 Lifeline 15:55 Kung Fu Panda (2008) 17:20 Planet Earth II (R) 18:20 Songs of Praise 18:55 BBC News 19:10 BBC Regional News; Weather 19:20 Countryfile 20:20 Strictly Come Dancing 21:00 Planet Earth II 22:00 My Mother and Other Strangers 23:00 BBC News 23:20 BBC Regional News; Weather 23:30 Match of the Day 2

00:45 In the Dark Half (2012)

00:00 A League of Their Own 01:00 Karl Pilkington: The Moaning of Life 02:00 Arrow 03:00 Stan Lee's Lucky Man 04:00 Nothing to Declare 05:00 Border Security: Canada's Front Line 06:00 Road Wars 07:00 Hour of Power 08:00 Futurama 10:00 Supergirl 11:00 The Flash 12:00 WWE: Raw 13:00 Stargate: Continuum 15:00 Futurama 16:00 Modern Family 18:00 The Simpsons 19:00 Harry Hill's Tea-Time 19:30 The Simpsons 21:00 A League of Their Own 22:00 Attenborough at 90: Behind the Lens 23:00 The Force: Essex

00:10 Top of the Pops: 1982

02:05 Jackpot (2011) 03:25 This Is BBC Two 07:30 A to Z of TV Gardening (R) 08:15 Big Dreams Small Spaces (R) 09:15 Carol Klein's Plant Odysseys (R) 09:45 Countryfile (R) 10:45 Saturday Kitchen Best Bites 12:15 Tom Kerridge's Proper Pub Food (R) 12:45 Best Bakes Ever (R) 13:15 MOTD2 Extra 14:00

Quantrill's

Raiders

(1958) 15:10 Dial M for Murder (1954) 16:50 Athletics 17:50 Heir Hunters (R) 18:35 Flog It! (R) 19:35 The Toys That Made Christmas (R) 21:00 The Lone Ranger (2013) 23:20 QI XL

00:45 Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned 01:45

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Songs: And the Banned Played On 02:45 Heavy Metal Britannia 04:15 Metal at the BBC 04:45 Close 20:00 Horizon 21:00 Choir of the Year 22:30 The Flying Archaeologist 23:00 The Sky at Night 23:30 Horizon

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00:10 ITV News and Weather 00:25 Senna (2010) 02:20 Jackpot247 04:00 ITV Nightscreen 07:00 Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids (R) 07:20 Dino Dan: Trek's Adventures (R) 07:45 Sooty (R) 07:55 Signed Stories (R) 08:00 Super 4 (R) 08:15 Oddbods (R) 08:25 Scrambled! 08:30 Nerds & Monsters (R) 08:50 Horrid Henry (R) 09:10 The Powerpuff Girls (R) 09:30 Thunderbirds Are Go 10:05 Adventure Time (R) 10:25 ITV News 10:30 Wild Australia with Ray Mears (R) 11:00 Let's Do Christmas with Gino & Mel (R) 12:00 Dragonheart (1996) 13:55 ITV News and Weather 14:00 Midsomer Murders (R) 15:55 The X Factor (R) 18:00 The Chase (R) 19:00 ITV News London 19:15 ITV News and Weather 19:30 Off Their Rockers 20:00 The Next Great Magician 21:00 The X Factor 23:05 ITV News and Weather 23:25 Ball and Boe: One Night Only (R)

01:05 Kingpin (1996) 03:10 Hollyoaks (R) 05:15 Location, Location, Location (R) 06:10 Kirstie's Handmade Treasures (R) 06:25 Deal or No Deal (R) 07:15 The King of Queens (R) 07:40 The King of Queens (R) 08:05 The King of Queens (R) 08:30 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 08:55 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 09:25 Frasier (R) 10:00 Frasier (R) 10:30 Sunday Brunch 13:25 Deal or No Deal 14:20 The Big Bang Theory (R) 14:45 The Big Bang Theory (R) 15:10 The Big Bang Theory (R) 15:35 The Simpsons (R) 16:00 The Simpsons (R) 16:30 The Simpsons (R) 17:00 Jingle All the Way (1996) 18:45 Channel 4 News 19:15 Paddington (2014) 21:00 Escape to the Chateau 22:00 Humans 23:00 Gogglebox (R)

00:30 Impractical Jokers UK 01:00 SuperCasino 04:10 Wrong Turn (2003) 05:35 Access (R) 05:50 House Doctor (R) 06:40 Angels of Jarm (R) 06:50 Roary the Racing Car 07:00 Milkshake! Monkey (R) 07:05 Milkshake! Bop Box (R) 07:10 Peppa Pig (R) 07:15 Angelina Ballerina (R) 07:25 Bob the Builder (R) 07:40 Wanda and the Alien 07:50 Zack and Quack (R) 08:00 Seaside Antics (R) 08:05 Fireman Sam (R) 08:15 Pip Ahoy! (R) 08:30 Little Princess (R) 08:45 Paw Patrol (R) 09:00 Blaze and the Monster Machines 09:25 Noddy in Toyland (R) 09:40 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 10:10 Shimmer and Shine (R) 10:25 Peppa Pig (R) 10:45 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 10:55 The Fairly OddParents 11:30 Football on 5: The Championship (R) 12:30 Football on 5: Goal Rush (R) 13:00 The Gadget Show (R) 13:55 Cats Make You Laugh Out Loud (R) 14:55 Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014) 16:35 A Prince for Christmas 18:20 A Cinderella Christmas 20:10 Jackie Chan's The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) 22:00 The Expendables 3

00:05 Celebrity Juice 01:05 Family Guy 02:05 American Dad! 02:55 Bordertown 03:45 Teleshopping 06:45 ITV2 Nightscreen 07:00 Emmerdale 09:20 Coronation Street 12:10 The X Factor 14:20 Take Me Out 15:30 You've Been Framed! 16:30 The Polar Express 18:25 The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol 18:55 Catchphrase 19:55 You've Been Framed! 21:00 The Mask (1994) 23:05 The Xtra Factor

00:00 A Is for Acid 02:10 Wycliffe 03:10 ITV3 Nightscreen 03:30 Teleshopping 07:00 Movies Now 07:10 A Touch of Frost 08:55 Heartbeat 09:55 Heartbeat 10:55 Wycliffe 12:05 Inspector Morse 14:20 Columbo: By Dawn's Early Light (1974) 16:30 Les Miserables (1978) 18:55 Agatha Christie's Marple 21:00 Rosemary & Thyme 23:00 Alexander Armstrong's Land of the Midnight Sun

00:45 Assassins (1995) 03:30 Tommy Cooper 04:00 Teleshopping 07:00 The Wine Show 07:55 Fifth Gear 08:40 The Motorbike Show 10:40 The Big Fish Off 11:40 Cash Cowboys 13:35 Pawn Stars 16:30 Superman (1978) 19:25 The Great Outdoors (1988) 21:10 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) 23:00 Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994)


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12th December Channel

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00:45 Sunny D 01:10 Citizen Khan (R) 01:40 Weather for the Week Ahead 01:45 BBC News 07:00 Breakfast 10:15 Operation People Power with Dave Myers (N) 11:00 Christmas Kitchen (N) 12:15 Homes Under the Hammer (R) 13:15 Bargain Hunt 14:00 BBC News at One; Weather 14:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 14:45 Doctors 15:15 The Doctor Blake Mysteries 16:10 Think Tank 16:55 Escape to the Country 17:40 Flog It! (R) 18:15 Pointless 19:00 BBC News at Six; Weather 19:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 20:00 The One Show 20:30 Panorama 21:00 EastEnders 21:30 BBC Music Awards 2016 23:00 BBC News at Ten 23:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 23:45 Walliams & Friend (R)

00:05 Black Is the New Black 00:35 Black Is the New Black 01:05 Ash Wednesday (2002) 02:40 Countryfile (R) 03:35 Holby City (R) 04:35 This Is BBC Two 07:15 The World's Most Photographed (R) 07:45 Sister Rita to the Rescue 08:30 Flog It! (R) 09:00 Extreme Wales with Richard Parks (R) 09:30 Great British Menu (R) 10:00 Victoria Derbyshire 12:00 BBC Newsroom Live 13:00 Daily Politics 14:00 Cash in the Attic (R) 14:30 Just Good Friends (R) 15:00 Open All Hours (R) 15:30 Natural World (R) 16:30 Alaska - Earth's Frozen Kingdom (R) 17:30 A Place to Call Home (R) 18:15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (R) 19:00 Eggheads 19:30 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two 20:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 21:00 University Challenge 21:30 Only Connect 22:00 Muslims Like Us 23:00 Two Doors Down 23:30 Newsnight

00:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA (R) 01:10 Jackpot247 04:00 Motorsport UK 04:50 ITV Nightscreen 06:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show 07:00 Good Morning Britain 09:30 Lorraine 10:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 11:30 This Morning 13:30 Loose Women 14:30 ITV Lunchtime News 14:55 ITV News London 15:00 Judge Rinder 16:00 Dickinson's Real Deal 17:00 Tipping Point (R) 18:00 The Chase 19:00 ITV News London 19:30 ITV Evening News 20:00 Emmerdale 20:30 Coronation Street 21:00 The Martin Lewis Money Show 21:30 Coronation Street 22:00 When Phillip Met Prince Philip: 60 Years of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards 23:00 ITV News at Ten 23:30 ITV News London 23:40 Exposure

00:00 Filth (2013) 01:50 The Iceman (2012) 03:35 The Last Leg (R) 04:30 Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It (R) 05:20 Location, Location, Location (R) 06:10 Deal or No Deal (R) 07:00 3rd Rock from the Sun 07:45 The King of Queens (R) 09:00 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 10:00 Frasier (R) 11:00 Jamie's Christmas with Bells On (R) 12:00 Kirstie's Crafty Christmas (R) 13:00 Channel 4 News Summary 13:05 Jamie's Comfort Food 13:25 The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2009) 15:10 Countdown 16:00 Coast vs Country 17:00 Deal or No Deal 18:00 Four in a Bed (R) 18:30 Come Dine with Me 19:00 The Simpsons (R) 19:30 Hollyoaks 20:00 Channel 4 News 20:55 The Political Slot 21:00 Supershoppers 22:00 David Blaine: Beyond Magic 23:00 First Dates

00:25 The Last Stand (2013) 02:15 SuperCasino 04:10 The Secret Life of Puppies (R) 05:00 Now That's Funny! (R) 05:50 House Doctor (R) 06:40 Angels of Jarm (R) 06:50 Roary the Racing Car 07:00 The WotWots (R) 07:10 Lily's Driftwood Bay (R) 07:20 Fireman Sam (R) 07:30 Peppa Pig (R) 07:40 Bob the Builder (R) 07:50 Little Princess (R) 08:05 Pip Ahoy! (R) 08:20 Thomas & Friends (R) 08:35 Noddy: Toyland Detective (R) 08:50 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 09:00 Wissper (R) 09:15 Peppa Pig (R) 09:35 Paw Patrol (R) 09:50 Toot the Tiny Tugboat 10:00 Toby's Travelling Circus 10:15 The Wright Stuff 12:40 5 News Lunchtime 12:45 A Snow Globe Christmas (2013) 14:30 Mr Miracle (2014) 16:15 An Unexpected Christmas (2016) 18:00 5 News at 5 18:30 Police Interceptors (R) 19:30 2016: The Big Brexit Bust-Up 20:00 Tour de Celeb 21:00 All New Traffic Cops 22:00 The Secret Life of Puppies 23:00 The Best of Bad TV (R)

00:00 The Force: Manchester 01:00 Ross Kemp on Gangs 02:00 Strike Back 04:00 DC's Legends of Tomorrow 05:00 Border Security: Canada's Front Line 06:00 Road Wars 07:00 Harrow: A Very British School 08:00 It's Me or the Dog 09:00 Wild Vets 10:00 Monkey Business 11:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 12:00 NCIS: Los Angeles 15:00 Hawaii Five-0 16:00 Modern Family 17:00 Futurama 18:00 The Simpsons 18:30 Futurama 19:30 The Simpsons 21:00 Supergirl 22:00 Trollied 23:00 A League of Their Own

00:30 How to Build

00:05 Family Guy 01:05 Family Guy 01:35 American Dad! 02:30 The Cleveland Show 03:25 Teleshopping 06:55 ITV2 Nightscreen 07:00 You've Been Framed! 07:25 Dinner Date 08:15 The Ellen DeGeneres 09:00 Emmerdale 09:30 Coronation Street 10:30 Psych 11:25 Scorpion 12:20 Dinner Date 13:20 Emmerdale 13:50 Coronation Street 14:50 The Ellen DeGeneres 15:45 The Jeremy Kyle Show 19:00 You've Been Framed! 21:00 Two and a Half Men 22:00 Family Guy 23:00 American Dad!

00:05 Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) 02:25 Inspector Morse 04:15 May the Best House Win 05:55 You're Only Young Twice 06:45 ITV3 Nightscreen 07:00 Movies Now 07:10 Doctor in the House 07:35 Heartbeat 08:35 Where the Heart Is 09:35 Wild at Heart 10:35 Judge Judy 11:55 Murder, She Wrote 12:55 Wycliffe 14:00 Heartbeat 15:00 Wild at Heart 16:05 Where the Heart Is 17:15 Doctor in the House 17:50 You're Only Young Twice 18:20 George and Mildred 18:55 Heartbeat 20:00 Murder, She Wrote 21:00 Midsomer Murders 23:00 Mr Selfridge

00:05 Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994) 01:05 Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012) 03:15 Tommy Cooper 03:50 ITV4 Nightscreen 04:00 Teleshopping 07:00 The Wine Show 07:55 The Chase 08:45 Quincy ME 09:50 Ironside 10:50 The Professionals 12:00 The Chase 13:00 Cash Cowboys 13:55 Pawn Stars 14:55 Counting Cars 15:50 Quincy ME 16:55 Ironside 18:00 Counting Cars 19:00 Cash Cowboys 20:05 Pawn Stars 21:00 Storage Wars 22:00 On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

01:30 Storyville 03:00 Monkey Planet 04:00 The Other Pompeii: Life and Death in Herculaneum 05:00 Close 20:00 World News Today 20:00 Weather 20:30 The Taff: The River That Made Wales 21:00 Digging for Britain 22:00 Time Commanders (N) 23:00 The Richest Songs in the World


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00:15 Have I Got a Bit More News for You 01:00 The Graham Norton Show (R) 01:45 Weather for the Week Ahead 01:50 BBC News 07:00 Breakfast 10:15 Operation People Power with Dave Myers 11:00 Christmas Kitchen 12:15 Homes Under the Hammer 13:15 Bargain Hunt (R) 14:00 BBC News at One; Weather 14:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 14:45 Doctors 15:15 The Doctor Blake Mysteries 16:10 Think Tank 16:55 Escape to the Country 17:40 Flog It! (R) 18:15 Pointless 19:00 BBC News at Six; Weather 19:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 20:00 The One Show 20:30 EastEnders 21:00 Holby City 22:00 Rillington Place 23:00 BBC News at Ten 23:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 23:45 The Apprentice

00:10 Weather 00:15 Black Is the New Black 00:45 Black Is the New Black 01:15 Sold! Inside the World's Biggest Auction House (R) 02:15 The Choir: Gareth's Best in Britain (R) 03:15 This Is BBC Two 06:55 Operation People Power with Dave Myers (R) 07:40 Bargain Hunt (R) 08:25 Flog It! (R) 09:00 Fern Britton Meets (R) 10:00 Victoria Derbyshire 12:00 BBC Newsroom Live 13:00 Daily Politics 14:00 The Super League Show 14:45 Coast (R) 15:00 Just Good Friends (R) 15:30 Natural World (R) 16:30 Alaska - Earth's Frozen Kingdom (R) 17:30 A Place to Call Home (R) 18:15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (R) 19:00 Eggheads 19:30 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two 20:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 21:00 MasterChef: The Professionals 22:00 Muslims Like Us 23:00 Live at the Apollo 23:30 Newsnight

00:40 Fierce (R)

00:00 The Force: Essex 01:00 Air Ambulance ER 02:00 Most Shocking 03:00 Most Daring 04:00 Brit Cops 05:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 06:00 Motorway Patrol 07:00 Harrow: A Very British School 08:00 It's Me or the Dog 09:00 Wild Vets 10:00 Monkey Business 11:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 12:00 NCIS: Los Angeles 15:00 Hawaii Five-0 16:00 Modern Family 17:00 Futurama 18:00 The Simpsons 18:30 Futurama 19:30 The Simpsons 21:00 The Flash 22:00 Wedding Crashers

00:30 One-Hit Wonders at the BBC 01:30 Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture 02:30 Time Commanders 03:30 The Richest Songs in the World 05:00 Close 20:00 World News Today 20:00 Weather 20:30 The Taff: The River That Made Wales 21:00 How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears 22:00 Digging for Britain 23:00 The Inca: Masters of the Clouds

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Stories (R)

00:00 The Lie Detective 00:50 Improve Your Life Now! 01:50 Bodyshockers (R) 02:45 60 Days in Jail (R) 03:35 Shipping Wars UK (R) 04:15 Four Rooms 05:10 Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It (R) 06:05 Location, Location, Location (R) 07:00 Countdown (R) 07:45 The King of Queens (R) 09:00 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 10:00 Frasier (R) 11:00 Jamie's Christmas with Bells On (R) 12:00 Kirstie's Homemade Christmas (R) 13:00 Channel 4 News Summary 13:05 Jamie's Comfort Food 13:25 12 Wishes of Christmas 15:10 Countdown 16:00 Coast vs Country 17:00 Deal or No Deal 18:00 Four in a Bed (R) 18:30 Come Dine with Me 19:00 The Simpsons (R) 19:30 Hollyoaks 20:00 Channel 4 News 20:55 The Political Slot 21:00 George Clarke's Amazing Spaces 22:00 This Is Us 23:00 I Do At 92

01:05 Benefits Britain: Life on the Dole (R) 01:55 SuperCasino 04:10 The Yorkshire Vet (R) 05:00 Tattoo Disasters UK (R) 05:25 Caught on Camera (R) 05:45 Divine Designs (R) 06:10 House Doctor (R) 07:00 The WotWots (R) 07:10 Lily's Driftwood Bay (R) 07:20 Fireman Sam (R) 07:30 Peppa Pig (R) 07:40 Bob the Builder (R) 07:50 Little Princess (R) 08:05 Pip Ahoy! (R) 08:20 Thomas & Friends (R) 08:35 Noddy 08:50 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 09:00 Wissper (R) 09:15 Peppa Pig (R) 09:35 Paw Patrol (R) 09:50 Toot the Tiny Tugboat 10:00 Toby's Travelling Circus 10:15 The Wright Stuff 12:40 5 News Lunchtime 12:45 Finding Father Christmas (2016) 14:30 Mrs Miracle 2: Miracle in Manhattan (2010) 16:15 A Perfect Christmas List 18:00 5 News at 5 18:30 Police Interceptors (R) 19:30 2016: Trump's Triumphant Year 20:00 All New Traffic Cops (R) 20:00 5 News Update 21:00 The Yorkshire Vet 22:00 Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild 23:00 The Dog Rescuers with Alan Davies (R)

00:00 Family Guy 00:30 The Cleveland Show 01:25 Bordertown 02:25 The Vampire Diaries 03:20 Teleshopping 06:50 ITV2 Nightscreen 07:00 You've Been Framed! 07:25 Dinner Date 08:15 The Ellen DeGeneres 09:00 Emmerdale 09:30 Coronation Street 10:30 Psych 11:25 Scorpion 12:20 Dinner Date 13:20 Emmerdale 13:50 Coronation Street 14:50 The Ellen DeGeneres 15:45 The Jeremy Kyle Show 19:00 You've Been Framed! 21:00 Two and a Half Men 21:30 Two and a Half Men 22:00 Love Actually (2003)

00:05 Mrs Biggs 01:35 Million Dollar Princesses 02:25 Perspectives 03:15 ITV3 Nightscreen 03:30 Teleshopping 07:00 Movies Now 07:10 Doctor in the House 07:35 Heartbeat 08:35 Where the Heart Is 09:35 Wild at Heart 10:35 Judge Judy 11:55 Murder, She Wrote 12:55 Wycliffe 14:00 Heartbeat 15:05 Wild at Heart 16:10 Where the Heart Is 17:15 Doctor in the House 17:50 You're Only Young Twice 18:20 George and Mildred 18:55 Heartbeat 20:00 Murder, She Wrote 21:00 Midsomer Murders 23:00 Mr Selfridge

00:55 Bundesliga Football Highlights 01:55 Motorsport UK 02:55 The Wine Show 03:55 ITV4 Nightscreen 04:00 Teleshopping 07:00 The Wine Show 07:55 The Chase 08:45 Quincy ME 09:45 Ironside 10:50 The Professionals 11:55 The Chase 12:55 Cash Cowboys 13:55 Pawn Stars 14:55 Counting Cars 15:50 Quincy ME 16:55 Ironside 18:00 Counting Cars 19:00 Cash Cowboys 20:00 Pawn Stars 21:00 The Chase 22:00 Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

01:35 Jackpot247 04:00 The Jeremy Kyle Show 04:55 ITV Nightscreen 06:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show 07:00 Good Morning Britain 09:30 Lorraine 10:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 11:30 This Morning 13:30 Loose Women 14:30 ITV Lunchtime News 14:55 ITV News London 15:00 Judge Rinder 16:00 Dickinson's Real Deal 17:00 Tipping Point (R) 18:00 The Chase 19:00 ITV News London 19:30 ITV Evening News 20:00 Emmerdale 20:30 The Royal Variety Performance 23:05 ITV News 23:35 ITV News London 23:50 Judge Rinder's Crime


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Robbie Rocks Big Ben Live confirmed for New Year’s Eve on BBC One Once again BBC One hosts a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration with a concert from one of the UK's greatest performers, Robbie Williams, live from London. Robbie Williams will be performing live at Central Hall Westminster, in Robbie Rocks Big Ben Live on New Year’s Eve, in the build-up to the clock striking midnight to see in 2017 and continuing again after the fireworks on BBC One. Robbie will delight fans with an exclusive show including tracks from his current number one album, The Heavy Entertainment Show, as well as some of his greatest hits. Robbie Williams says: “I can't wait to party with London and the rest of the UK on New Year’s Eve... Let's start 2017 off with a bang!" Guy Freeman, Editor, Special Events BBC says: “In what is fast becoming a New Year’s Eve tradition, we’re again

delighted to be able to bring our viewers the best possible night out, without them ever having to leave their homes to enjoy it. Robbie is the ultimate live showman and there will be no shortage of brilliant songs for us all to sing along with as we raise a glass to welcome in the New Year.” The broadcast of the event will be presented by radio DJ and television host Melvin Odoom. Previous New Year’s Eve celebrations - Bryan Adams in 2015 and Queen and Adam Lambert in 2014 - have been the most watched TV music performances of the year. Join BBC One on the Thames Embankment for full coverage of the one of the most spectacular firework displays to be seen anywhere in the world. London’s famous firework display will be choreographed to fit beautifully to specially edited music. The celebrations along the Thames will end with a traditional rendition of Auld Lang Syne.

Pop Quiz returns packed full of 80s stars It’s time to dig out your leg warmers, ra-ra skirts and grab your Walkmans as BBC Four revives the classic 80s programme, Pop Quiz: The Comeback, for two specials in celebration of 80s pop music. Hosted by the original presenter Mike Read, these two new programmes will pit two teams made up of legendary 80s pop stars against each other in a retro treat. The guests include Toyah Willcox, Nick Heyward (Haircut 100), Carol Decker (T’Pau), Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins), Andy McCluskey (OMD), Steve Norman (Spandau Ballet), David Grant (Linx), Cheryl Baker and Jay Aston (Bucks Fizz), Ranking Roger (The Beat), Mari Wilson and Leee John (Imagination). Mike Read says: "I'm delighted to be working with a

great BBC team to bring back the classic TV series Pop Quiz. Once again the brows of the famous will be furrowed, lips pursed and eyes narrowed as we test their music knowledge, watch some great classic footage and have some fun along the way." The quiz originally broadcast from July 1981 to Jan 1984. Cassian Harrison, Channel Editor, BBC Four, says: “BBC Four is the home of popular music on BBC television and it's fabulous to

bring back one of our greatest and most popular music quiz shows for a very special Christmas treat.” Sohail Shah, Commissioner, BBC Entertainment says: "Pop Quiz was a musical highlight for viewers every week. It’s great to bring it back for a new generation, and with its original host, the brilliant Mike Read." The first episode will air at 9.30pm on Wenesday 28 December on BBC Four.


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Secret Santa Gift Ideas

It’s easy to get caught up in the spending hype during the holidays, but there are only a few people you really want to spoil. For the rest, consider the 20€-and-under bracket your sweet spot. To help you stay on budget, we selected a few gifts for all types of names you could draw from the hat: your group's token foodie: Facebook-obsessed pal: Whatsapp at every moment: and workaholic roommate included. You never know: you could choose some of these treats for yourself; this price point is guiltfree.

Instant Air Hockey Bring the arcade to your home with the old school favourite game Air Hockey, only with this instant kit you can make any tabletop your foundation, so let the games commence! The hockey puck cleverly floats on a bed of air just like

For That Always-Plugged-In Acquaintance We all have one of these friends / coworkers / roommates — heck, you might be one yourself. Whether it's listening to Taylor Swift's latest album or the newest TED talk, this pal's day is not complete without a pair of buds — earbuds, that is. This gilded pair makes for easy listening, and an accessorised commute. Cat Butt Magnets Treat the cat loving friend or family member in your life to a feline themed gift with a twist with these cat butt magnets, a sure winner for any occasion. These cheeky little magnets do not only show the cats rear end off like they are walking through a cat flap, but the built in strong magnets mean they come in handy on the fridge door to

hold up memos and notes. These make a hilarious gift for any cat lover and are a big hit for any age! They are guaranteed to catch anyone's eye in the kitchen, a definite conversation starter. This set of adorable and fun magnets come in a set of six, giving the recipient plenty of cute cat rear ends to fill up the front of the fridge! Doodling For Dog People: Create crafty canines or doodle doggy dudes with this creative novelty book! Packed with over 50 fun facts and drawing exercises you can produce unlimited pampered pooches including their very own outfits and accessories. Definitely for the creatives, this imaginative book would make the perfect gift to keep the kids quiet on a long journey, or for those who love to be artistic. Features: Designed to appeal to seasoned artists and doodle enthusiasts alike: Packed with more than 50 fun and inspirational prompts, doodling exercises, and canine-related factoids: Simple, unique, and whimsical approach

the real game you find in an arcade, just pick a smooth table and you're ready to go! Pick up this instant kit ready for the recipients up and coming celebration, it guarantees to keep your little or big kids entertained and makes a sleepover much more exciting when they have friends over. And when it's just for the family, why not start a family tournament? Just remember to clear the dining table in time for tea! Wallet Ninja Ever had one of those awful days where everything breaks, your underpants are too tight and you just can't seem to do anything right?! What’s that you say? Every day is like that?! Well put a stop to it with this awesome Wallet Ninja. Shaped like a credit card and lightweight enough to carry around in your wallet, this nifty little gadget has not one, not two, but EIGHTEEN tools included in it to help you make your way through life’s little mishaps with no trouble. With three screwdrivers, 6 hex head nuts & bolts, a bottle, can & letter opener, a peeler and so much more included, your wallet ninja is the ideal tool to take everywhere with you. Features: Credit card sized pocket multi-tool: Hex wrenches, can opener, bottle opener, ruler, letter opener, box opener, phone stand, peeler, and screwdriver (Phillips, flat, and Robertson/square): TSA approved for carry on during flights.

Smart Phone Projector Technology has moved forward so fast that we can now download and watch movies directly on our smart phones! This in itself is incredible, but crowding over a small screen to watch the latest release with friends is not the way you planned it! But with this incredibly clever and compact Smart Phone Projector you can finally watch movies the way they were intended, transforming your home or bedroom into the big screen. This Smart Phone Projector projects the images onto the wall so you get a much better viewing experience, without the use of wires. Cleverly leaving space to plug your speakers in, the projector helps you create a cinema in your own room. This black and white box has an awesome retro feel to it with an extremely modern twist, therefore making a perfect gift for cinema lovers of all ages. Made from strong cardboard this box can be built up in minutes and has an extendible drawer function that can close, meaning anyone can take it to their friends for a movie night too. How it works is with its 8 x magnifying lens at the front, the recipient simply presses play, pops their smart phone in the back of the projector on the firm grip pad, plugs their speakers in and voila, home cinema here they come! All that's left for them to do is grab the hot dogs and ice cream, sit back and relax.

Some Bizarre Secret Santa Gifts you might want to think twice about. A recent survey conducted by a gifting website reveals just how wrong this particular gifting exercise can go and, suffice to say, the results aren’t pretty. Over 1,800 office workers in the U.K. were interviewed for this survey and 55% agreed that they had been gifted a Secret Santa gift they considered “unusual or inappropriate,” and 73% agreed that the gift they received was something they “really didn’t want.” Judging by the list of the 10 weirdest gifts, compiled by the anecdotes from the office workers who took part in the survey, we can see why. Who would ever consider it appropriate to give a dog lead to a female coworker who doesn’t even own a dog? Check out the horror show that is the Secret Santa list below and let us know if you’ve had some “interesting” gifts from Santa in the past. 1. Grow-your-own-willy kit. 2. Kama Sutra playing cards. 3. Acne cream. 4. Dog lead. 5. Diet book. 6. "Marketing for dummies" book. 7. "I'm a tw*t" mug. 8. IOU card. 9. Toothpaste and mouthwash. 10. Framed picture of self.


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All I Want For Christmas Is You: Mariah Carey

By Keith Nicol

certification for sales of over 500,000.

This week on Song Facts we take you back to the year 1994 and a song that seems to chart again, year after year: Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'. This Motown-flavoured song has a simple message, Mariah Carey is not concerned about all the paraphernalia of Christmas - she just wants to be with her man.

There have been a huge amount of cover versions of this, including: Shania Twain (live performance, 1998), Olivia Olson (Love Actually: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, 2003), The Cheetah Girls (Cheetah-licious Christmas, 2005), Agnes Carlsson and Måns Zelmerlöw (2007), Miley Cyrus (live performance, 2007), Alexandra Burke (live performance, 2009), Lady Antebellum (A Merry Little Christmas, 2010), Michael Bublé (Christmas, 2011), Demi Lovato (live performance, 2012), Ariana Grande - (live performance, 2012) and Kylie Minogue and Mumford & Sons (live performance, 2015) to name but a few.

Latest news is that All I Want For Christmas Is You has returned to the UK Top 40 for a tenth consecutive year and maybe this could this be the year it goes all the way to Number 1... The festive classic is at Number 29 on this week's Top 40, climbing an impressive 43 places from the previous week. The track has since re-entered the Top 40 every year since 2007, shortly after downloads started counting towards the chart. Streaming plays a significant role in its resurgence this year, having been played 1.2 million times in the UK in the last seven days on services including Spotify, Apple Music and Deezer. All I Want For Christmas Is You is one of 167 songs to have sold one million copies in the UK (not including streams). To date the track has spent 45 weeks in the Top 40, eight of which were in the Top 10. The last time the song entered the Top 10 was Christmas 2007, and it has (somewhat frustratingly) reached Number 11 twice since then. Will this be the year the classic reclaims a spot in the Top 10? "All I Want For Christmas Is You" was not released as a commercial single, serving instead to drive sales of Mariah Carey's Merry Chirstmas album. On airplay, the song made No. 12 US when it was first released. It was re-released each of the next two years, making No, 35 both times and establishing a place on holiday playlists. In 1999, it returned to the chart at No.83. In the UK, the chart positions are even more impressive. It was prevented from being the 1994 Christmas No. 1 by "Stay Another Day" by East 17. Thanks to downloads, the song made No. 4

in 2007, No. 12 in 2008, No. 18 in 2009 and No. 22 in 2010. We can't declare it the most successful UK Christmas song of the modern era because "Do They Know It's Christmas?" has made No. 1 in some form three times since 1984. The song was commercially successful, topping the charts in Hungary while reaching number two in Australia, Scotland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom: Number three in Spain and Ireland plus the top 10 in several other countries. The Daily Telegraph hailed "All I Want for Christmas Is You" as the most popular and most played Christmas song of the decade in the United Kingdom. Rolling Stone ranked it fourth on its Greatest Rock and Roll Christmas Songs list, calling it a "holiday standard." In December 2015, the song peaked at 11 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it its highest peak since its original release. With global sales of over 14 million copies, the song remains Carey's biggest international success and the 11th best-selling single of all time. As of 2013, the song was reported to have earned $50 million in royalties. In December 2006 this became the first ringtone to achieve an RIAA gold

In terms of airplay (at least in America), this is by far the most successful Christmas song written after 1963, when Bing Crosby recorded "Do You Hear What I Hear?." The most popular holiday songs on American radio were all written between 19341963, with "Sleigh Ride" (1948), usually the mostplayed. This was co-written and co-produced by Carey and Walter Afanasieff. Afanasieff, who started off as Whitney Houston's arranger has co-produced and co-written many of Carey's hits including "One Sweet Day" and "Hero." He also won a 1999 Grammy award for co-producing Celene Dion's "My Heart Will Go On." Justin Bieber recorded a cover of this song for his 2011 Under the Mistletoe album. He originally cut the song in a lower range, before Carey suggested that they record it as a duet, with the Canadian teen star reverting his vocals to her original key. However, Bieber's voice broke just before he hit the studio, which made it the hardest track on the album for him to record. "Yes, that was high," the Biebster told Billboard magazine. "But I grinded it out and we got it down." Carey was married to Sony Music executive Tommy Mottola when this was released. In his book Hitmaker, Mottola claims that she initially balked at doing a Christmas album, since she thought it would damage her Hip-Hop credibility. When she saw the now-famous cover with her dressed in Santawear, she said: "What are you trying to do, turn me into Connie Francis?" As if we could...


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00:45 Six Wives with Lucy Worsley (R) 01:45 Weather for the Week Ahead 01:50 BBC News 07:00 Breakfast 10:15 Operation People Power with Dave Myers 11:00 Christmas Kitchen 12:15 Homes Under the Hammer (R) 13:15 Bargain Hunt (R) 14:00 BBC News at One; Weather 14:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 14:45 Doctors 15:15 The Doctor Blake Mysteries 16:10 Think Tank 16:55 Escape to the Country 17:40 Flog It! (R) 18:15 Pointless 19:00 BBC News at Six; Weather 19:30 BBC Regional News Programmes 20:00 The One Show 21:00 Watchdog 22:00 Six Wives with Lucy Worsley 23:00 BBC News at Ten 23:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 23:45 Match of the Day

00:10 Weather 00:15 NFL This Week 01:05 Artsnight (R) 02:05 The Apprentice (R) 03:05 Who Do You Think You Are? (R) 04:00 This Is BBC Two 06:55 Operation People Power with Dave Myers (R) 07:40 Bargain Hunt (R) 08:25 Flog It! (R) 09:00 Extreme Wales with Richard Parks (R) 09:30 Great British Menu (R) 10:00 Victoria Derbyshire 12:00 BBC Newsroom Live 12:30 Daily Politics 14:00 Lifeline (R) 14:10 Coast (R) 14:30 Just Good Friends (R) 15:00 Just Good Friends (R) 15:30 Natural World (R) 16:30 Alaska - Earth's Frozen Kingdom (R) 17:30 A Place to Call Home (R) 18:15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (R) 19:00 Eggheads 19:30 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two 20:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 21:00 MasterChef: The Professionals 22:00 The Big Life Fix with Simon Reeve 23:00 Mock the Week 23:30 Newsnight

00:50 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA (R) 01:35 Jackpot247 04:00 Loose Women (R) 04:50 ITV Nightscreen 06:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show 07:00 Good Morning Britain 09:30 Lorraine 10:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 11:30 This Morning 13:30 Loose Women 14:30 ITV Lunchtime News 14:55 ITV News London 15:00 Judge Rinder 16:00 Dickinson's Real Deal 17:00 Tipping Point (R) 18:00 The Chase 19:00 ITV News London 19:30 ITV Evening News 20:00 Emmerdale 20:30 Coronation Street 21:00 This Time Next Year 22:00 In Plain Sight 23:00 ITV News at Ten 23:30 ITV News London 23:40 When Phillip Met Prince Philip: 60 Years of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards (R)

00:00 Gogglebox (R) 01:05 First Dates (R) 02:00 European Poker Tour 02:55 Life on the Edge 03:50 KOTV Boxing Weekly 04:20 Gillette World Sport (R) 04:45 Kirstie's Vintage Gems (R) 04:55 Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It (R) 05:55 Kirstie's Handmade Treasures (R) 06:05 Location, Location, Location (R) 07:00 Countdown (R) 07:45 The King of Queens (R) 09:00 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 10:00 Frasier (R) 11:00 Jamie's Festive Feast (R) 12:00 Kirstie's Homemade Christmas (R) 13:00 Channel 4 News Summary 13:05 Jamie's Cracking Christmas 13:15 Jamie's Comfort Food 13:25 All About Christmas Eve 15:10 Countdown 16:00 Coast vs Country 17:00 Deal or No Deal 18:00 Four in a Bed (R) 18:30 Come Dine with Me 19:00 The Simpsons (R) 19:30 Hollyoaks 20:00 Channel 4 News 20:55 The Political Slot 21:00 Kirstie's Handmade Christmas 22:00 24 Hours in A&E 23:00The World's Most Expensive Christmas (R)

00:05 The Secret Life of Puppies (R) 01:05 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door (R) 01:55 SuperCasino 04:10 GPs: Behind Closed Doors (R) 05:00 Tattoo Disasters UK 05:25 Caught on Camera (R) 05:45 Divine Designs (R) 06:10 House Doctor (R) 07:00 The WotWots (R) 07:10 Lily's Driftwood Bay (R) 07:20 Fireman Sam (R) 07:30 Peppa Pig (R) 07:40 Bob the Builder (R) 07:50 Little Princess (R) 08:05 Pip Ahoy! (R) 08:20 Thomas & Friends (R) 08:35 Noddy 08:50 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 09:00 Wissper (R) 09:15 Peppa Pig (R) 09:35 Paw Patrol (R) 09:50 Toot the Tiny Tugboat 10:00 Toby's Travelling Circus 10:15 The Wright Stuff 12:40 5 News Lunchtime 12:45 Noel (2004) 14:35 Kristin's Christmas Past 16:20 A Nanny for Christmas 18:00 5 News at 5 18:30 Police Interceptors (R) 19:30 2016: Showbiz Legends We've Lost 20:00 The Gadget Show 21:00 GPs: Behind Closed Doors 22:00 The Trafford Centre: Countdown to Christmas 23:00 Britain's Favourite Xmas Songs (R)

00:20 Karl Pilkington: The Moaning of Life 01:20 Hard Time 02:20 Most Shocking 03:10 Most Daring 04:00 Hawaii Five-0 05:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 06:00 Motorway Patrol 07:00 Harrow: A Very British School 08:00 It's Me or the Dog 09:00 Wild Vets 10:00 Monkey Business 11:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 12:00 NCIS: Los Angeles 15:00 Hawaii Five-0 16:00 Modern Family 17:00 Futurama 18:00 The Simpsons 18:30 Futurama 19:30 The Simpsons 21:00 Arrow 22:00 Stella 23:00 The Force: Manchester

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00:45 Family Guy 01:45 The Vampire Diaries 02:40 American Dad! 03:10Totally Bonkers Guinness World Records 03:25 Teleshopping 06:55 ITV2 Nightscreen 07:00 You've Been Framed! 07:25 Dinner Date 08:15 The Ellen DeGeneres 09:00 Emmerdale 09:30 Funniest Ever You've Been Framed! 10:30 Psych 11:25 Scorpion 12:20 Dinner Date 13:20 Emmerdale 13:50 You've Been Framed! 14:50 The Ellen DeGeneres 15:45 The Jeremy Kyle Show 19:00 You've Been Framed! 21:00 Two and a Half Men 22:00 Hot Fuzz (2007)

00:05 Mrs Biggs 01:05 Wycliffe 02:10 Million Dollar Princesses 03:00 ITV3 Nightscreen 03:30 Teleshopping 07:00 Movies Now 07:10 Doctor in the House 07:35 Heartbeat 08:30 Where the Heart Is 09:35 Wild at Heart 10:35 Judge Judy 11:55 Murder, She Wrote 12:55 Wycliffe 14:00 Heartbeat 15:05 Wild at Heart 16:05 Where the Heart Is 17:20 Doctor in the House 17:50 You're Only Young Twice 18:20 George and Mildred 18:55 Heartbeat 19:55 Murder, She Wrote 20:55 Wycliffe 22:00 Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs 23:00 Mr Selfridge

00:25 The Last Boy Scout (1991) 02:35 The Wine Show 03:35 Tommy Cooper 04:00 Teleshopping 07:00 Nijinsky's Triple Crown 07:05 The Wine Show 08:00 The Chase 08:50 Quincy ME 09:55 Ironside 10:55 The Professionals 12:00 The Chase 13:00 Cash Cowboys 14:00 Pawn Stars 15:00 Counting Cars 15:55 Quincy ME 16:55 Ironside 18:00 Counting Cars 19:00 Cash Cowboys 20:00 Pawn Stars 20:55 River Monsters 22:00 Live and Let Die (1973)

01:00 Horizon 02:00 Pavlopetri - The City Beneath the Waves 03:00 The Inca: Masters of the Clouds 04:00 Digging for Britain 05:00 Close 20:00 World News Today 20:00 Weather 20:30 Commonwealth on Film 21:00 Britain's Treasure Islands 22:00 Inside Porton Down: Britain's Secret Weapons Research Facility 23:00 Britain's Deadliest Rail Disaster: Quintinshill


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00:10 Weather 00:15 Muslims Like Us (R) 01:15 Muslims Like Us (R) 02:15 Planet Earth II (R) 03:15 The Last Miners (R) 04:15 This Is BBC Two 06:55 Operation People Power with Dave Myers (R) 07:40 Bargain Hunt (R) 08:25 Flog It! (R) 09:00 Great Continental Railway Journeys (R) 10:00 Victoria Derbyshire 12:00 BBC Newsroom Live 13:00 Daily Politics 14:00 Cash in the Attic (R) 14:30 Just Good Friends (R) 15:00 Just Good Friends (R) 15:30 Natural World (R) 16:30 Natural World (R) 17:30 A Place to Call Home (R) 18:15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (R) 19:00 Eggheads 19:30 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two 20:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (R) 21:00 MasterChef: The Professionals 22:00 Close to the Enemy 23:00 The Apprentice: You're Fired 23:30 Newsnight

00:45 The Chase (R)

00:00 The Force: Essex 01:00 Britcam: Emergency on Our Streets 02:00 Most Shocking 03:00 Most Daring 04:00 Hawaii Five-0 05:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 06:00 Motorway Patrol 07:00 Harrow: A Very British School 08:00 The Dog Whisperer 09:00 Wild Vets 10:00 Monkey Business 11:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 12:00 NCIS: Los Angeles 15:00 Hawaii Five-0 16:00 Modern Family 17:00 Futurama 18:00 The Simpsons 18:30 Futurama 19:30 The Simpsons 21:00 DC's Legends of Tomorrow 22:00 A League of Their Own US Road Trip 23:00 Duck Quacks Don't Echo

00:00 The Golden Age of Liners 01:00 Britain's Treasure Islands 02:00 How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears 03:00 Britain's Deadliest Rail Disaster: Quintinshill 04:00 Inside Porton Down: Britain's Secret Weapons Research Facility 05:00 Close 20:00 World News Today 20:00 Weather 20:30 The Sky at Night 21:00 Natural World 22:00 Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream 23:00 Defusing the Troubles: The Project Children Story

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00:05 House of Teen Mums 01:05 The Great Songwriters 02:00 You're Next (2011) 03:40 Tricks of the Restaurant Trade (R) 04:05 Four Rooms (R) 05:00 Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It (R) 05:55 Kirstie's Vintage Gems 06:05 Location, Location, Location (R) 07:00 Countdown (R) 07:45 The King of Queens (R) 09:00 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 10:00 Frasier (R) 11:00 Jamie's Cracking Christmas (R) 12:00 Kirstie's Homemade Christmas (R) 13:00 Channel 4 News Summary 13:05 Jamie's Comfort Food 13:10 Jamie's Cracking Christmas 13:25 The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2012) 15:10 Countdown 16:00 Coast vs Country 17:00 Deal or No Deal 18:00 Four in a Bed (R) 18:30 Come Dine with Me 19:00 The Simpsons (R) 19:30 Hollyoaks 20:00 Channel 4 News 20:55 The Political Slot 21:00 The Secret Life of the Zoo 22:00 Grand Designs: House of the Year 23:00 60 Days in Jail 23:55 24 Hours in A&E (R)

01:55 SuperCasino 04:10 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door (R) 05:00 Tattoo Disasters UK (R) 05:25 Caught on Camera (R) 05:45 Divine Designs (R) 06:10 House Doctor (R) 07:00 The WotWots (R) 07:10 Lily's Driftwood Bay (R) 07:20 Fireman Sam (R) 07:30 Peppa Pig (R) 07:40 Bob the Builder (R) 07:50 Little Princess (R) 08:05 Pip Ahoy! (R) 08:20 Thomas & Friends (R) 08:35 Noddy 08:50 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 09:00 Wissper (R) 09:15 Peppa Pig (R) 09:35 Paw Patrol (R) 09:50 Toot the Tiny Tugboat 10:00 Toby's Travelling Circus 10:15 The Wright Stuff 12:40 5 News Lunchtime 12:45 Guess Who's Coming to Christmas (2013) 14:25 A Husband for Christmas (2016) 16:15 Christmas Hero (2016) 18:00 5 News at 5 18:30 Police Interceptors (R) 19:30 2016: A Right Royal Year 20:00 UK's Strongest Man 2016 21:00 Xmas Excess: Parents Splash the Cash 22:00 Jaywick: Christmas on Benefits 23:00 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door

00:25 Family Guy 01:25 Mom 02:25 American Dad! 03:25 Teleshopping 06:55 ITV2 Nightscreen 07:00 You've Been Framed! 07:25 Dinner Date 08:15 The Ellen DeGeneres 09:00 Emmerdale 09:30 Coronation Street 10:00 You've Been Framed! 10:30 Psych 11:25 Scorpion 12:20 Dinner Date 13:20 Emmerdale 13:50 Coronation Street 14:20 You've Been Framed! 14:50 The Ellen DeGeneres 15:45 The Jeremy Kyle Show 19:00 You've Been Framed! 21:00 Two and a Half Men 22:00 Through the Keyhole 23:00 Celebrity Juice

00:05 Mrs Biggs 01:05 Million Dollar Princesses 03:00 ITV3 Nightscreen 03:30 Teleshopping 07:00 Movies Now 07:10 Doctor in the House 07:35 Heartbeat 08:35 Where the Heart Is 09:35 Wild at Heart 10:40 Judge Judy 12:00 Murder, She Wrote 13:00 Wycliffe 14:05 Heartbeat 15:10 Wild at Heart 16:10 An Avonlea Christmas 17:15 Doctor in the House 17:50 You're Only Young Twice 18:20 George and Mildred 18:55 By Royal Appointment 20:00 Murder, She Wrote 21:00 Agatha Christie's Marple 23:00 Mr Selfridge

00:30 Firefox (1982) 03:15 Tommy Cooper 03:45 ITV4 Nightscreen 04:00 Teleshopping 07:00 The Wine Show 07:50 The Chase 08:40 Quincy ME 09:45 Ironside 10:50 The Professionals 11:50 The Chase 12:55 Cash Cowboys 13:55 Pawn Stars 14:50 Counting Cars 15:50 Quincy ME 16:50 Ironside 18:00 Counting Cars 19:00 Cash Cowboys 20:00 Pawn Stars 21:00 Steve McQueen: Motorcycle Movie Star 22:00 The Living Daylights (1987)

01:35 Jackpot247 04:00 ITV Nightscreen 06:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show 07:00 Good Morning Britain 09:30 Lorraine 10:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 11:30 This Morning 13:30 Loose Women 14:30 ITV Lunchtime News 14:55 ITV News London 15:00 Judge Rinder 16:00 Dickinson's Real Deal 17:00 Tipping Point (R) 18:00 The Chase 19:00 ITV News London 19:30 ITV Evening News 20:00 Emmerdale 20:30 Tonight 21:00 Emmerdale 21:30 Coronation Street 22:00 Extraordinary Weddings 23:00 ITV News at Ten 23:30 ITV News London 23:40 The Jonathan Ross


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00:45 This Week 01:30 Weather for the Week Ahead 01:35 BBC News 07:00 Breakfast 10:15 Operation People Power with Dave Myers 11:00 Christmas Kitchen 12:15 Homes Under the Hammer (R) 13:15 Bargain Hunt 14:00 BBC News at One; Weather 14:30 BBC Regional News and Weather 14:45 Doctors 15:15 Father Brown (R) 16:00 Think Tank 16:45 Escape to the Country 17:30 Flog It! (R) 18:15 Pointless (R) 19:00 BBC News at Six; Weather 19:30 BBC Regional News Programmes 20:00 The One Show 20:30 Still Open All Hours (R) 21:00 EastEnders 21:30 Citizen Khan 22:00 Have I Got News for You 22:30 Walliams & Friend 23:00 BBC News at Ten 23:25 BBC Regional News and Weather 23:35 The Graham Norton Show

00:10 Weather 00:15 The Big Life Fix with Simon Reeve (R) 01:15 Panorama (R) 01:45 Black Is the New Black 02:15 Imagine (R) 03:15 This Is BBC Two 06:45 Operation People Power with Dave Myers (R) 07:30 Bargain Hunt (R) 08:15 Flog It! (R) 09:00 Life and Death the Pentecostal Way (R) 10:00 Victoria Derbyshire 12:00 BBC Newsroom Live 13:00 Daily Politics 14:00 Rock Around the Clock (1956) 15:15 Coast (R) 15:40 Natural World (R) 16:30 Natural World (R) 17:30 A Place to Call Home (R) 18:15 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (R) 19:00 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two 20:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (R) 21:00 Mastermind 21:30 Coastal Path 22:00 Rick Stein's Long Weekends 23:00 QI 23:30 Newsnight

00:45 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA (R) 01:30 Jackpot247 04:00 Tonight (R) 04:25 ITV Nightscreen 06:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show 07:00 Good Morning Britain 09:30 Lorraine 10:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show 11:30 This Morning 13:30 Loose Women 14:30 ITV Lunchtime News 14:55 ITV News London 15:00 Judge Rinder 16:00 Dickinson's Real Deal 17:00 Tipping Point (R) 18:00 The Chase 19:00 ITV News London 19:30 ITV Evening News 20:00 Emmerdale 20:30 Coronation Street 21:00 Countrywise 21:30 Coronation Street 22:00 Vicious 23:00 ITV News at Ten 23:30 ITV London Weather 23:40 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

01:00 Random Acts 01:30 999: What's Your Emergency? (R) 02:25 Mumbai Meri Jaan 04:50 Kirstie's Vintage Gems 05:10 Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It (R) 06:10 Deal or No Deal (R) 07:00 Countdown (R) 07:45 The King of Queens (R) 09:00 Everybody Loves Raymond (R) 10:00 Frasier (R) 11:00 Jamie's Night Before Christmas (R) 12:00 Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (R) 13:00 Channel 4 News Summary 13:05 Jamie's Cracking Christmas 13:10 Jamie's Comfort Food 13:25 A Christmas Wedding Tail 15:10 Countdown 16:00 Coast vs Country 17:00 Deal or No Deal 18:00 Four in a Bed 18:30 Come Dine with Me 19:00 The Simpsons (R) 19:30 Hollyoaks 20:00 Channel 4 News 21:00 Alan Carr's Happy Hour 22:00 Gogglebox 23:00 The Last Leg

00:05 Crackers About Christmas (R) 01:05 SuperCasino 04:10 Secrets of Great British Castles (R) 05:00 Tattoo Disasters UK (R) 05:25 Caught on Camera (R) 05:45 Divine Designs (R) 06:10 House Doctor (R) 07:00 The WotWots (R) 07:10 Lily's Driftwood Bay (R) 07:20 Fireman Sam (R) 07:30 Peppa Pig (R) 07:40 Bob the Builder (R) 07:50 Little Princess (R) 08:05 Pip Ahoy! (R) 08:20 Thomas & Friends (R) 08:35 Noddy 08:50 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom (R) 09:00 Wissper (R) 09:15 Peppa Pig (R) 09:35 Paw Patrol (R) 09:50 Toot the Tiny Tugboat 10:00 Toby's Travelling Circus 10:15 The Wright Stuff 12:40 5 News Lunchtime 12:45 The Christmas Gift 14:30 I'm Not Ready for Christmas (2015) 16:15 A Christmas Carol 18:00 5 News at 5 18:30 Police Interceptors (R) 19:30 2016: Terror in Europe 20:00 The Gadget Show 21:00 Make You Laugh Out Loud (R) 22:00 22 Jump Street (2014)

00:00 Trollied 01:00 Australia's Hardest Criminals 02:10 Most Shocking 03:00 Most Daring 04:00 Hawaii Five-0 05:00 RSPCA Animal Rescue 06:00 Motorway Patrol 07:00 Harrow: A Very British School 08:00 The Dog Whisperer 09:00 Wild Vets 10:00 Monkey Business 11:30 RSPCA Animal Rescue 12:00 NCIS: Los Angeles 16:00 Modern Family 17:00 Futurama 18:00 The Simpsons 18:30 Futurama 19:30 The Simpsons 21:00 Harry Hill's Tea-Time 21:30 Modern Family 22:00 Karl Pilkington: The Moaning of Life 23:00 The Simpsons 23:30 The Simpsons

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00:00 Family Guy 01:00 Mom 02:00 American Dad! 03:25 Teleshopping 06:55 ITV2 Nightscreen 07:00 You've Been Framed! 07:25 Dinner Date 08:15 The Ellen DeGeneres 09:00 Emmerdale 10:00 Coronation Street 10:30 Psych 11:25 Scorpion 12:20 Dinner Date 13:20 Emmerdale 14:20 Coronation Street 14:50 The Ellen DeGeneres 15:45 The Jeremy Kyle Show 19:00 You've Been Framed! 21:00 Two and a Half Men 22:00 The Mask (1994)

00:00 Mrs Biggs 01:00 Les Miserables (1978) 03:15 ITV3 Nightscreen 03:30 Teleshopping 07:00 Doctor in the House 07:25 George and Mildred 07:50 Heartbeat 08:50 Wycliffe 09:55 Wild at Heart 10:55 Judge Judy 12:05 Murder, She Wrote 13:05 Wycliffe 14:10 Rosemary & Thyme 16:15 An Avonlea Christmas 17:20 Doctor in the House 17:50 You're Only Young Twice 18:20 George and Mildred 18:55 Cameraman to the Queen 20:00 Murder, She Wrote 21:00 Foyle's War 23:00 Mr Selfridge

00:45 Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012) 03:00 The Wine Show 03:55 ITV4 Nightscreen 04:00 Teleshopping 07:00 The Wine Show 07:55 The Chase 08:45 Quincy ME 09:50 Ironside 10:50 The Professionals 11:55 The Chase 12:55 Cash Cowboys 13:55 Pawn Stars 14:55 Counting Cars 15:50 Quincy ME 16:55 Ironside 18:00 Counting Cars 18:55 Cash Cowboys 20:00 Pawn Stars 21:00 Steve McQueen: Motorcycle Movie Star 22:00 Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

of Science 01:30 Horizon 02:30 Natural World 03:30

Vienna:

Empire,

Dynasty and Dream 04:30 Close 20:00 World News Today 20:00 Weather 20:30 Top of the Pops: 1982 21:00 The Good Old Days 22:00 The Dave Clark Five and Beyond: Glad All Over 23:55 Dusty Springfield at the BBC


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THE BIG CROSSWORD

Across 1 Which hard reddish-brown timber from a tropical tree is used to make quality furniture? (8) 7 John Hanning were the first names of which English explorer who, along with Sir Richard Burton, was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika? (5) 8 Which American actress won the 1998 Oscar for Best Actress for her role as Carol Connelly in As Good as It Gets? (5,4) 9 Which word means both ‘to fall behind’ and ‘to enclose in heatinsulating material’? (3) 10 Which organisation, which entered into force in 1949, sought to establish a military counterweight to the Soviet military presence in post-World War II eastern Europe? (4) 11 Which hardy cereal with coarse bristles extending from the ears, is chiefly for use in brewing and stock feed? (6) 13/22 Which conservative politician was prime  minister of Britain from 1957 to 1963? (6,9) 14 Which 1977 David Bowie album contains the songs Beauty and the Beast, Joe the Lion, Sons of the Silent Age and The Secret Life of Arabia? (6) 17 What do Americans call what is known in Britain as an underground railway? (6) 18 What last name connects

cricketer Imran and squash player Jahangir? (4) 20 By what nickname was the US president Dwight D Eisenhower, usually known? (3) 22 See 13 23 What is the first name of the

businesswoman who opened the first Body Shop in Brighton in 1976? (5) 24 The narrow leaves of which evergreen aromatic shrub of the mint family are used as a culinary herb, in perfumery, and as an

the crossword grid FILL-IT-IN Complete by using the given words: 2 letter words Me So 3 letter words Ass Era Fat Fog Opt Psi Son Thy 4 letter words Ague Aids Ales Ammo Apse Atom Axle Beer Brag Brim Cope Emit Here Ides Leap Lees Lens Liar Memo Pipe Pogo Role Sane Shoe Sirs Slab Slug Swab Teen Togs Wash Wood

5 letter words Airer Axiom Cards Chips Heron Links Loose Orate Oyers Pager Prior Rheum Rider Ridge Sands Scram Sedan Shoes Sonar Speed Staff Texas Those Times Tried Waxen Whose Wrote 6 letter words Cinder Scones Shiner Sprees Stains Stress Strobe Walrus 8 letter words Freshman Workshop 9 letter words Mainsails Threefold

emblem of remembrance? (8) Down 1 Which port is the capital of the island of Minorca? (5) 2 What name is given to a leather case for a pistol or revolver, worn

on a belt? (7) 3/5 Which American dancer performed in and choreographed many film musicals, including An American in Paris and Singin’ in the Rain? (4,5) 4 Which sweet product is made from sugar or honey, nuts, and egg white? (6) 5 See 3 6 Which pop group consisted of brothers Robin, Maurice and Barry Gibb? (3,4) 7 What name is applied to a person who harasses or persecutes someone with unwanted and obsessive attention? (7) 12 Montgomery is the capital of which state of the USA? (7) 13 From the Latin for ‘it dwells’, what name is given to the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism? (7) 15 According to Shakespeare, what was the name of daughter of Polonius who was the rejected lover of Hamlet? (7) 16 What was the nickname of the American tennis player Richard Alonzo Gonzales? (6) 17 Which reddish-brown colour is particularly associated with early monochrome photographs? (5) 19 By what name was Ronald Reagan’s second wife normally known? (5) 21 How many players are there in a basketball team? (4)

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logic puzzle Logic puzzles require the solver to deduce the relationships between different people, places and things based on a limited number of clues given in the puzzle.

Remember: every item on the board belongs to one and only one person, no item will ever be shared. Using only the clues provided and simple deductive logic and reasoning, fill in the grid with Xs and Os to determine the solution.

1. The waterfall located in Canada is 10 ft shorter than Nyalt.. 2. Sihat wasn't photographed in 2001.. 3. Of the 170 ft tall waterfall and Sihat, one is in Jamaica and the other

Cryptic Across 1 Location that sounds worth looking at (4) 3 In line for a haircut or grub we hear (8) 9 Dangerous boat incorporating Her Majesty’s unpaid debt (7) 10 Performers with direction for social group (5) 11 An alien gets to her and knocks her out (5) 12 The chap I account to is a madman (6) 14 Phased out and formed (6) 16 An effortless task in a gentle wind (6) 19 Journey the French make three times (6) 21 Born before Abel? What a cacophony! (5) 24 Pigment buried in Cumberland (5) 25 Claims Al’s glee is misplaced (7) 26 Torn, battered Bible swapped for summer shirt (8) 27 Invites not to start

tasks (4) Down 1 Puss seen different Hitchcock speciality (8) 2 Flashlight reveals newt or chameleon (5) 4 Take for granted cook amuses (6) 5 Food firm caught in embargo (5) 6 In case some bounder is met in the fall (7) 7 Quits flat (4) 8 Frost per se makes my voice husky (6) 13 Broadcast this sect’s ill musicians (8) 15 Arab cot is redesigned for a gymnast (7) 17 Resists lurches holding one end of bar (6) 18 Group of ten become rotten we hear (6) 20 Money to be won and where to keep it (5) 22 Phoney takes us beyond the marsh (5)

23 Worker accepts posh relative (4)

26 Well worn (8) 27 Inquires (4)

Standard Across 1 Location (4) 3 Alfresco meal (8) 9 Important (7) 10 Social class (5) 11 Anaesthetic (5) 12 Insane person (6) 14 Formed (6) 16 Gentle wind (6) 19 Increase threefold (6) 21 Biblical tower (5) 24 Deep brown (5) 25 Claims (7)

Down 1 Uncertainty (8) 2 Handheld light (5) 4 Take for granted (6) 5 Cured pig meat (5) 6 Steep waterfall (7) 7 Level (4) 8 Husky (6) 13 Musicians (8) 15 Tumbler (7) 17 Dissenters (6) 18 Ten years (6) 20 Money bag (5) 22 Fake (5) 23 Father’s sister (4)

Crossword Solution

was shot in 1986.. 4. Sihat is 5 ft shorter than the fall located in Nigeria.. 5. The waterfall Derrick shot in 1990 is not in Brazil.. 6. Of Nyalt and the 175 ft tall fall, one was photographed in 1997 and the other is located in Brazil.. 7. Cerbel is somewhat shorter than the waterfall in Jamaica.. 8. The five waterfalls are Inawatai, the 180 ft tall waterfall, the fall located in Jamaica, the fall Derrick shot in 1986 and the fall Derrick shot in 1990.. 9. The 180 ft tall fall is not in Brazil..

Sudoku Solution

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Clubs & Associations Running a Club, Association or Charity Event? Let us know - email info@whatson-costablanca.com Sat 10 Dec Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers - see list on website Admit One Film Club IMF Cinemas Torrevieja 9:30am La Siesta Bowls Club - Torrevieja 10:00am Oliva Drama and Cultural Association Viva Espana N332 1:30pm Charity Bowls - Torrevieja Royal British Legion , San Luis Bowls Club 5:00pm English Film Showing - Pilar Neighbours Assoc – Cultural Calle Canalejas 9:00pm Live Entertainment Night - PALS La Siesta Sun 11 Dec Admit One Film Club IMF Cinemas Torrevieja 8:30am Costa Blanca Runners South - Caprabo Supermarket Tel 966 786 774 9:30am La Siesta Bowls Club - Torrevieja 10:00am Campoamor Tennis Club - Campoamor Golf & Tennis Club 10:00am Tennis Club Los Amigos Oliva 10:00am Monte Mar Bowls Club, Gran Alicant - ROLL UP 10:30am Christ In You - Torrevieja - Europa Building, Pinar de Campoverde. 10:30am Torrevieja Christian Fellowship Av de Las Cortes Valencianas Torrevieja 11:00am Netball Club in Torrevieja - Playa Flamenca 1:00pm Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre Open Day Ptda. Lo Garriga 5:45pm Calpe Bowls Club - Edf Paraiso Mar Levante Beach 6:30pm International Christian Assembly - Calle San Miguel de Salinas 2, Torrevieja Mon 12 Dec Admit One Film Club IMF Cinemas Torrevieja 9:30am La Siesta Bowls Club - Torrevieja 10:00am Scottish Bagpipers - Hoggies Bar La Siesta 10:00am Rojales Pantomime Group - Cultural Centre Quesada 10:00am Torrevieja Craft Club - Diane's bar at 55 Dr Gregorio Maranon, Torrevieja 10:00am Badminton Pilar de La Horadada - Duques de Palma Sports Centre 10:00am Tennis Club Los Amigos Oliva 10:30am Age Concern C B South - La Siesta - Calle Paganini 11:00am Rascals - Sacko's Bar El Limonar San Luis 11:00am Cambridge Slimming Club - Washinton Bar La Siesta 11:00am Jelly Beanz Parent Toddler Group Condado de Alhama, La Isla 12:00pm Al-Anon Family Groups Rojales & Torrevieja Ring 692 799 318 2:00pm Campoverde Theatre Group - Comm Centre Blue Lagoon 2:00pm Tai Chi - Cultural Centre Quesada 7:30pm Ballroom & Latin Dancing - La Bamba's Asturias Restaurant La Zenia Tue 13 Dec Admit One Film Club IMF Cinemas Torrevieja 9:30am La Siesta Bowls Club - Torrevieja 10:00am Cycling Club (Club Ciclista) - Main square in San Miguel de Salinas

10:00am Table Tennis Club - Casa Ventura San Luis 10:00am Meat Raffle & Bingo - PALS La Siesta 10:00am El Rancho Bowls Club 10:00am Horadada Bowls Club Roll Up Day 10:00am Monte Mar Bowls Club, Gran Alicant - ROLL UP 10:30am Cambridge Slimming Club & Zumba - Bar Columbus Toretta II 10:30am Age Concern C B South - La Siesta - Calle Paganini 10:45am Gardeners Corner Torrevieja - at karaoke bar 'Supersof' Torrevieja 11:30am Javea Royal British Legion L'Ancora Tenis Club Tel 965 790 123 1:00pm The Good Life Club - Los Arcos Restaurant Avenida Baleares Torrevieja 1:00pm Phoenix Concert Band in Torrevieja - Centro Social, San Miguel de Salinas 1:00pm Bridge Club - Rest Antonios Quesada 1:00pm Torrevieja Association of Amateur Balladeers Singers El Paraiso Restaurant 2:30pm Labour International Costa Blanca - Ancora Tennis on the Arenal in Javea 4:00pm Belly Dancing - The Emerald Isle, Urb. La Florida 4:00pm Latin Line Dancing - Casa Venture San Luis 5:45pm Calpe Bowls Club - Edf Paraiso Mar Levante Beach 7:00pm Badminton Club Teulada - Calle Benopia 2, Moraira 7:30pm Modern Jive Club - La Acena Gym, Puerto de Mazarron 8:00pm Lions Club Javea, Denia and Pedreguer - Hotel El Rodat in Javea. 8:00pm Royal Air Forces Association in Torrevieja Social Various Tel : 966 798 071 8:00pm Friends and Buddies - Cats Bar, Sector A Camposol 8:00pm Games Night - PALS La Siesta 8:30pm The English Folk Music Club - Matrix Madhouse La Fuente Wed 14 Dec Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers - see list on website Admit One Film Club IMF Cinemas Torrevieja 9:30am La Siesta Bowls Club - Torrevieja 10:00am Velvetones Harmony Choir El Paraiso Jardin Del Mar Torrevieja 10:00am Badminton Pilar de La Horadada - Duques de Palma Sports Centre 10:30am Successful Slimming Bar Carlos La Romana 10:30am Association of Retired Police officers 10:30am Age Concern C B South - La Siesta - Calle Paganini 10:45am Belly Dancing Keep Fit Session Quesada Wellbeing Centre, under The Club 11:00am Dayamantes Singers - Music Room of San Miguel Archangel, Daya Nueva 11:00am Sailing Association Mar Menor - Centro Technico Deportivo (CTD), Los Narejos, 12:00pm Al-Anon Family Groups Rojales & Torrevieja Ring 692 799 318 12:00pm Jalon & Orba Lions - Jalon/Orba 12:30pm Royal British Legion in Torrevieja - Torrevieja 1:00pm Easy Horse Care Rescue Centre Open Day Ptda. Lo Garriga 2:00pm Campoverde Theatre Group - Community Centre Blue Lagoon 2:00pm Tai Chi - Cultural Centre Quesada 2:30pm Spiritual Friends Los Leones Restaurant Moraira 2:30pm Strictly Social Club Meetings Asturias Restaurant Punta Prima 3:00pm Moraira Ladies Craft Club - Various Tel: 965 744 008 3:00pm Castilla Amigos Meetings Castilla Bar Lemon Tree Road Torrevieja 3:00pm MOFTAG - Crosskeys pub in Calpe 4:00pm Belly Dancing - Keep Fit - Las Claras, Urb. Oasis, Los Alcazares 5:30pm Children's Theatre Workshops Nou Espai Social Centre La Nucia 6:00pm Netball Club in Torrevieja - At Playa Flamenca 6:00pm Torrevieja Christian Fellowship Av de Las Cortes Valencianas Torrevieja 7:00pm Line Dancing Camposol Cultural Centre

7:00pm Speed Dating a Luna Bar & Restaurant Guardamar 7:30pm Ballroom & Latin Classes Bienvenido Chinese Rest. La Zenia 7:30pm Computer Club - Da Vincis Bistro San Luis 7:30pm GASP Salas Municipales Life Resort Gran Alacant 8:00pm Ballroom & Latin Dancing - La Bamba's Asturias Restaurant La Zenia Thu 15 Dec Carp-R-Us Angling Club Phone for meet point 966 717 923 Admit One Film Club IMF Cinemas Torrevieja 9:30am La Siesta Bowls Club - Torrevieja 10:00am Cycling Club (Club Ciclista) - Main square in San Miguel de Salinas 10:00am Table Tennis Club - Casa Ventura San Luis 10:00am Mazarron Bay Bridge Club - Playa Grande Hotel 10:00am Rojales Pantomime Group - Cultural Centre Quesada 10:00am Badminton Pilar de La Horadada - Duques de Palma Sports Centre 10:00am Tennis Club Los Amigos Oliva 10:00am El Rancho Bowls Club 10:00am Horadada Bowls Club Roll Up Day 10:00am Monte Mar Bowls Club, Gran Alicant - ROLL UP 10:30am Pat a Cake Club - Bar Med Mazarron 10:30am Ladies' Barbershop Harmony Chorus - Las Claras Comm Centre, Los Narejos 10:30am Age Concern C B South - La Siesta - Calle Paganini 11:00am Orihuela Costa Male Voice Choir La Zenia Church 11:00am Rascals - Sacko's Bar El Limonar San Luis 11:00am Cambridge Slimming Club - The Irish Rover Torrevieja - Calle Dr Waksman 11:30am Ballroom & Latin Classes Bienvenido Chinese Rest. La Zenia 1:00pm Bridge Club Rest Antonios Quesada 1:00pm Torrevieja Association of Amateur Balladeers Singers El Paraiso Restaurant 1:30pm Charity Bowls - Torrevieja Royal British Legion , San Luis Bowls Club 2:00pm Craft Club - PALS La Siesta 3:30pm Campoamor Tennis Club - Campoamor Golf & Tennis Club 4:00pm Latin Line Dancing - Emerald Isle, La Florida 5:00pm Phoenix Solos Club - Torrevieja Bowls 6:00pm The Sunshine Club 966 791 514 - Various Villamartin 6:00pm Gandia Area Social Club (GASC) - Viva Espana, Oliva 7:00pm English Film Showing - Pilar Neighbours Assoc Duplex Espacio Cultural Calle 7:00pm Bingo - PALS La Siesta 8:00pm Costa Barber Singers - Recibar La Torre, Benissa. Fri 16 Dec Alcalali Angling Club - Various Tel: 966 482 268 Admit One Film Club IMF Cinemas Torrevieja 9:30am La Siesta Bowls Club - Torrevieja 9:45am Cresendo International Choir - El Paraiso, Torrevieja 10:00am Unisex Slimming & Recreation - PALS La Siesta 10:30am Cambridge Slimming Club & Zumba - Bar Columbus Toretta II 10:30am Line Dancing & Country Music - Marina Bar Toretta 3 10:30am Age Concern C B South - La Siesta - Calle Paganini 11:00am Ballroom & Latin Dancing La Bamba's Asturias Restaurant La Zenia 2:00pm Tai Chi - Cultural Centre Quesada 2:30pm Strictly Social Club Meetings Asturias Restaurant Punta Prima 3:00pm Cantabile Ladies Choir - La Siesta Church 5:45pm Calpe Bowls Club - Edf Paraiso Mar Levante Beach 7:00pm Coropilar - Choral group - Municipal offices at Campoverde 7:00pm Badminton Club Teulada - Calle Benopia 2, Moraira 9:00pm Jazz Club - El Puente, Santiago de la Ribera


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What’s on in The Costa Blanca Bars

Here is a roundup to what’s going on in your local area and these below are on every day – check the website for the latest information. To add your events – email info@whatson-costablanca.com Pimientos Restaurant San Miguel A LA CARTE from 7PM Bar Carmens El Chaparral, MENU DEL DIA from 9am Star Of India San Luis SPECIAL EVE MENU €9.95 from 5.30pm Mono's Bar Quesada Serving Food 10 - 3pm Bar Carmens El Chaparral MENU DEL NOCHE 5.30pm Mono's Bar Quesada EARLY BIRD DEAL 1 for €6,2 for €10 Marabu Lounge Dona Pepe MENU DEL NOCHE €15.95 6pm Marabu Lounge MENU DEL DIA €11.95 1pm La Bocana Water-Sports OPEN ALL DAY from 9.30am El Capitan Los Altos MENU DEL DIA €6.50 from midday El Capitan Los Altos MENU DEL NOCHE €8.50 from 6pm El Castillo La Marina TEA/COFFEE & HOME MADE SWISS CAKE €3.00 from 11am till 6pm El Castillo MENU DEL DIA €8.50 11.30am El Castillo La Marina MENU DEL NOCHE €15.00 from 6pm Bar 1 The Carabasi Centre Gran Alacant HAPPY HOUR 5pm Restaurant Rendezvous Altos Del Limonar OPEN 12 - 12 Mexi Mundo Altos Del Limonar MINIGOLF Mexi Mundo Altos Del Limonar MENU DEL NOCHE €9.95 from 6pm Mexi Mundo Altos Del Limonar LUNCH Midday - free glass of wine with any main course Stan & Ollies El Raso 3 COURSES €15 Hen’s Teeth Villamartin Plaza MENU DEL DIA and TAPAS until 6pm Hen’s Teeth Villamartin Plaza MENU DEL NOCHE and TAPA Lo Rufete Torremendo Open All Day Kayaking, Horse Riding Quad Biking

3.00pm Churchills San Luis KARAOKE 5:00pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos LIVE PREMIERSHIP 5:00pm Bar Carmens, El Chaparral, La Siesta KARAOKE 8:00pm El Capitan Los Altos QUIZ NIGHT 8:30pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig KARAOKE 8:30pm The Fire Station, Via Park 1 - QUIZ & BINGO 8.30pm Drivers Bar Villamartin KARAOKE 9:00pm La Bocana Cable Ski, Torrevieja Marina MUSIC 9:00pm Inn @ The Green Entrenaranjos KARAOKE 9:00pm Mono's Bar Quesada KARAOKE & PLAY YOUR CARDS 9:00pm Lo Crispin Tavern, Lo Crispin QUIZ 9.00pm Bar Stop, Torrevieja KARAOKE Monday

11:00am Lo Crispin Tavern, Lo Crispin ZUMBA 3:00pm Oceans Bar Gran Alacant BINGO 3:00pm The Inn @ The Green Entrenaranjos DOMINOS 4:00pm Bar Carmens - El Chapparal, La Siesta BINGO 5:30pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente KIDS ROCK CHOIR 6:30pm Matrix Madhouse La Fuente ADULT ROCK CHOIR 7:00pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig HAPPY HOUR 8:00pm Bar 1 Carabassi Centre Gran Alacant DARTS LEAGUE 8:00pm Fire Station Via Park 1 – POOL LEAGUE & CRIB NIGHT 8:00pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente SKITTLES 8:30pm El Capitan Los Altos DARTS LEAGUE 9:00pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos LIVE PREMIERSHIP 9:00pm Mono's Bar Quesada FUN QUIZ NIGHT 9:00pm Lo Crispin Tavern, Lo Crispin CRIB NIGHT 9:00pm Marabu Lounge Dona Pepe FUN QUIZ Tuesday

Saturday 10:00am Matrix Madhouse La Fuente STREET DANCE CLASS 4 - 7years 10:45am Matrix Madhouse La Fuente STREET DANCE CLASS 12:45pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos LIVE PREMIERSHIP 4:00pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos LIVE PREMIERSHIP 6:00pm Blackbull Torremendo STEAK NIGHT 6:30pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos LIVE FOOTBALL 7:00pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig HAPPY HOUR 8:00pm Papillon Bar Rest. Torretta 2 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 8.30pm The Watering Hole San Luis Square LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 8.30pm Bar Stop Torrevieja GAMES NIGHT 9:00pm La Bocana Cable Ski, Torrevieja Marina MUSIC 9:00pm Inn @ The Green Entrenaranjos LIVE MUSIC 9.00pm Churchills San Luis KARAOKE 9:00pm Mono's Bar Quesada LIVE MUSIC 9:00pm Lo Crispin Tavern, Lo Crispin LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 9:00pm El Capitan Los Altos LIVE ENTERTAINMENT/KARAOKE 9:00pm El Castillo La Marina LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Pls Check in Winter 666 761 495 9:30pm Bar Imanyo, Daya Nueva - LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 9:30pm The Fire Station, Via Park 1 - LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Sunday 12:00pm Bar Imanyo, Daya Nuevo - Sunday Lunch €5.00 12:00pm Pimientos Rest. & Tce San Miguel SUNDAY LUNCH 12:00pm Stan and Ollies El Raso SUNDAY LUNCH 12:30pm Bar Carmen's El Chaparral, La Siesta CARVERY 1:00pm El Castillo La Marina AS MUCH AS YOU CAN EAT HOT & COLD BUFFET 1:00pm The New Tavern San Miguel CARVERY €7.50 (free minibus service available) 1:00pm Marabu Lounge Dona Pepe SUNDAY LUNCH 1:00pm Blackbull Torremendo SUNDAY ROAST CARVERY 1:00pm Olive Bar and Kitchen Dona Pepe SUNDAY LUNCH 1:00pm Papillon Torretta 2 - ROAST DINNER from €4.90 2:00pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig HAPPY HOUR 2:30pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos LIVE FOOTBALL

10:30am Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente YOGA 11:00am Lo Crispin Tavern Lo Crispin TAI CHI 11:00am El Castillo La Marina DANCE CLASSES 12:00pm Restaurant Rendezvous Altos Del Limonar MEAL DEAL €12.50 6:00pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente KARATE 6:00pm Mono's Bar Quesada MOTOWN SOUL NIGHT & PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT 6:00pm The New Tavern San Miguel PIE NIGHT 2 for €9.50 7:00pm Posh Club La Marina KARAOKE 7:00pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig HAPPY HOUR 7:30pm The Fire Station Via Park 1 – PASO A PASO 8:00pm Bar Imanyo, Daya Nueva - QUIZ NIGHT 8.00pm Drivers Bar Villamartin POOL NIGHT 8:30pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig DARTS LEAGUE 9:00pm Lo Crispin Tavern, Lo Crispin DARTS 9:00pm Bar Carmens El Chaparral, La Siesta KARAOKE 9:00pm The Inn @ The Green Entrenaranjos QUIZ NIGHT Wednesday Hen’s Teeth Villamartin Plaza FREE POOL ALL DAY 10:00am Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS 10:00am El Castillo La Marina YOGA 11:00am Lo Crispin Tavern, Lo Crispin ZUMBA 1:00pm Marabu Lounge Lo Marabu - TAPAS Wednesday 1:00pm Papillon Bar Restaurant Torretta 2 - SCHNITZEL DAY €6.50 1:30pm Lo Crispin Tavern Lo Crispin COMMUNITY LUNCH €3.00 2:00pm Marabu Lounge Dona Pepe LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 3:00pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente LINE DANCING 4:00pm The Inn @ The Green Entrenaranjos BINGO 4:00pm Mono's Bar Quesada ROCK AND ROLL BINGO AND MUSIC QUIZ 5:15pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente KIDS THEATRE GROUP 5:30pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos BIG JAM 6:00pm Bar Imanyo,Daya Nueva - Special Menu €5.00 (Club Members €3.00)

6:00pm Bar Carmens, El Chaparral, La Siesta CARVERY 6:00pm The New Tavern San Miguel STEAK NIGHT (minibus service) 6:00pm Olive Bar Dona Pepe STEAK AND PIE NIGHT 6:00pm Blackbull Torremendo STEAK NIGHT 7:00pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig HAPPY HOUR 8:00pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente QUIZ & BINGO 8.30pm Drivers Bar Villamartin DISCO 9.00pm The Fire Station Via Park 1 KARAOKE Thursday 10:00am Matrix Madhouse La Fuente COFFEE MORNING CRAFTS BINGO & MY WEIGH IN 11:00am El Castillo La Marina TAI CHI 11:00am Mono's Bar Quesada LADIES PAMPER DAY 3:00pm Bar Carmens, El Chaparral, La Siesta, JULIES CARDS 3.30pm Churchills San Luis LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 4.00pm The Watering Hole San Luis Square CARD BINGO & PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT 5:00pm Olive Bar and Kitchen Dona Pepe KARAOKE 6:00pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente KARATE 6:00pm Mexi Mundo Altos Del Limonar All You Can Eat Buffet €7.50 8:00pm Bar 1 The Carabassi Centre DARTS PRACTICE 8:00pm Bar Imanyo, Daya Nueva – DARTS COMPETITION 8:00pm The Inn @ The Green Entrenaranjos QUIZ & GAMES 8.00pm Hen’s Teeth Villamartin DARTS LEAGUE 8:30pm El Capitan Los Altos DARTS LEAGUE 8.30pm Drivers Bar Villamartin LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 7:00pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig HAPPY HOUR 9:00pm La Bocana Cable Ski, Torrevieja Marina MUSIC 9:00pm Oceans Bar QUIZ NIGHT 9.00pm Bar Stop, Torrevieja KARAOKE 9:30pm The Fire Station, Via Park 1 - LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Friday 10:00am Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente SPANISH BEG. 10:00am El Castillo La Marina YOGA 11:00am Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente SPANISH INTER. 2:00pm Bar Carmens, La Siesta LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 4:00pm Matrix Madhouse Studio La Fuente FAMILY NIGHT MEAL DEALS Bouncy Castle 6:00pm The New Tavern San Miguel STEAK NIGHT (minibus service) 7:00pm Auld Dubliner Cabo Roig HAPPY HOUR 8:00pm Bar Imanyo, Daya Nueva – FREE POOL 8:00pm Papillon Bar Restuarant Torretta 2 KARAOKE 8:00pm El Capitan Los Altos FUN DARTS 8.30pm Drivers Bar Villamartin QUIZ NIGHT 9.00pm The Watering Hole San Luis Square KARAOKE 9:00pm La Bocana Cable Ski, Torrevieja Marina MUSIC 9:00pm Inn @ The Green Entrenaranjos LIVE MUSIC 9:00pm Mono's Bar Quesada LIVE MUSIC 9:00pm Bamboo Lounge Entrenaranjos LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 9:00pm Lo Crispin Tavern, Lo Crispin, KARAOKE 9:00pm The New Tavern San Miguel LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 9.00pm Bar Stop Torrevieja LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

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Fiestas, Festivals & Concerts Sat 10 Dec San Javier Fiestas Mazarron Fiestas Jijona Christmas Fairs Ibi Winter Fiestas Santa Pola Fish Tapas Route Daya Vieja Christmas Fair Biar Christmas Fair

Ibi Winter Fiestas Santa Pola Fish Tapas Route Daya Vieja Christmas Fair Biar Christmas Fair Benezujar Christmas Fair Hondon de Los Frailes Gastronomic Fair

Santa Pola Fish Tapas Route

Wed 14 Dec Ibi Winter Fiestas Santa Pola Fish Tapas Route

Mon 12 Dec Ibi Winter Fiestas Santa Pola Fish Tapas Route

Thu 15 Dec Ibi Winter Fiestas Santa Pola Fish Tapas Route

Sun 11 Dec Tue 13 Dec San Javier Fiestas Mazarron Fiestas Jijona Christmas Fairs

Ibi Winter Fiestas Santa Lucia - Bañeres de Mariola

Fri 16 Dec Ibi Winter Fiestas Santa Pola Fish Tapas Route

Markets Costa Blanca and Costa Calida Yecla Ondara Guardamar del Segura Street Market Guardamar Fish Market - Port Marina de las Dunas

Sat 26 Nov Calpe HELP Charity Sale - Behind Rendezvous Bar Tiro de Pinchon Pueblo Principe Underworld Car Boot Sale Punta Prima Alicante Market Benissa Torre Pacheco Street Market Almoradi Street Market Los Narejos Street Market Fortuna Pedreguer Los Narejos Santa Pola Street Market Abanilla Elda Águilas Playa Flamenca Street Market Orihuela Street Market Fuente Alamo San Javier Craft Market El Verger Car Boot - Safari park Mazarrón Gandia Callosa d‘ En Sarrià Molina de Segura El Poblets Flea Market - El Pont Bar and Restaurant Callosa d‘ En Sarrià Antiques Market - Fuentes del Algar Bigastro Market Guardamar Fish Market - Port Marina de las Dunas Bigastro Market

Cabo de Palos Street Market Cape Palos, Murcia Guardamar Campo Lemon Grove Market Pedreguer Flea Market La Marina Street Market Zoco’s Market - Quesada Aledo Los Nietos HELP Charity Sale Punta Prima - Water Tower Punta Prima Murcia Antiques Market Mazarrón La Nucía Flea Market Flea Market Punta Prima Rocajuna

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Tue 29 Nov Los Belones Benissa Los Alcazares Street Market La Unión Los Alcázares Alhama de Murcia Relleu Altea Jumilla Callosa d‘ En Sarrià Agost Bullas

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Wed 30 Nov Alcoy Calpe Flea Market - Car park close to Casa Santiago de la Ribera Street Market Polop Mutxamel San Miguel Street Market Teulada El Poblets Craft Market Alcantarilla El Campello San Javier Benidorm Orba Benitachell La Mata

Benidorm Antiques Market El Cisne Villajoyosa Lorca Javea Blanca Los Urrutias Guardamar del Segura Street Market Murcia San Javier Street Market San Javier Balsicas Street Market Gandia Agost Librilla Rojales Street Market La Marina Street Market Guardamar Fish Market - Port Marina de las Dunas

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Victoria and Albert Museum to display Tommy Cooper's fez A red fez hat worn by Tommy Cooper during his comedy routines is to go on display following an appeal by the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). The Knightsbridge museum purchased the late comic's archive and "gag file" earlier this year, but had been unable to get his famous hat. But a former advertising executive came to the rescue donating a fez he was given by Mr Cooper days before he died. It will be on display at the museum from 6 December.

According to legend, Tommy Cooper began wearing a fez when he lost his army-issue helmet while performing in Cairo during World War Two. Legend has it that he swiped a fez from a nearby waiter, put it on, got a laugh and kept it in the show. In what may have been his only TV interview, he appeared without it; Michael Parkinson repeatedly asked him where it was, but Cooper evaded the question with an irrelevant story of how he'd lost £200 on a horse, punctuated with guttural sobs. As part of the Ottoman military uniform, the fez was something of a liability as it was too easily aimed at by the enemy. Cooper discovered this during an early performance, when a belligerent crowd tried to knock his fez off with bread rolls. “Stop!” yelled Cooper, according to Eric Sykes in his book Comedy Heroes. When one man asked why he should, Cooper said, “Because I haven't got an ad lib for people throwing bread rolls at my hat”. The superstitious, Cooper is said never to have left the fez with its top down (“in case it trapped the spirits”). The last fez from his estate (made of burgundy wool) was sold at auction in November

2010 for the princely sum of £4,750; if you fancy seeing a bronze replica, it's sitting on top of the bronze statue of Cooper that overlooks Caerphilly Castle. The V&A's hat was given to Hans van Rijs in 1984 while he was working on a Dutch Bassett's Winegums advertisement with the comedian. "He gave me his fez to take back home with me, so that the special effects team could begin animating it," Mr van Rijs said. However, he said the the advert was never made as "he died a few days after we met". The fez is looking a little worn with most of the tassel missing because Mr van Rijs cat liked to play with it, according to the museum. Simon Sladen, senior curator of modern and contemporary performance at the V&A, said the hat and archive will "give visitors a fascinating insight into one the best-loved entertainers of the 20th Century." Tommy Cooper died in April 1984 after collapsing during a live TV broadcast at Her Majesty's Theatre, London. Most of the tassel is missing from the fez because it was attacked by the donator's cat. The fez will go on display with some other items from the Tommy Cooper archive.


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Russell Howard joins Sky 1 for a brand-new show Russell Howard, one of the most successful comedians in the UK, will write and star in a new series for Sky 1. In a two-year deal, the new show will first air on Sky 1 next year after the comedian has completed his forthcoming standup world tour. Russell Howard said: “I am delighted to be making this new show for Sky. It’s obviously the best part of a year away but I’m really looking forward to getting stuck in.”

The series will sit alongside a strong line-up of award-winning entertainment shows for the whole family on Sky 1, including International Emmy-winning 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy, Rose d’Orwinning game show Wild Things and BAFTA-winning A League of Their Own. Adam MacDonald, director of Sky 1, said: “Russell is brilliantly funny and I can't wait for his intelligent and incisive wit to be a big part of Sky 1. His new show with us will be

a fantastic mix of everything we love about Russell and lots of new inventive comedy. It will be an incredible addition to Sky 1.” The 14-part weekly series will be filmed in front of a live studio audience and will be produced by Avalon Television. Russell Howard embarks on his second world tour in 2017, which sees 10 consecutive nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London, 17 further arena dates UKwide and 29 international cities including: New York, Wellington, Toronto, Gothenburg, Amsterdam, Sydney, Oslo, Washington DC, Chicago, Dublin, Helsinki, Vancouver, Reykjavik, Melbourne and San Francisco. Alongside his TV appearances in the UK and internationally, Russell has a hugely popular YouTube channel. Launched in 2014, it

allows fans to watch full episodes of Russell Howard’s Good News (without piracy) in countries where the show doesn’t broadcast, generating over 11 million views and watched in 180 countries (including North Korea and Vatican City). Russell is the most popular British comedian on Facebook with over 3 million fans and over one million followers on Twitter. The latest series of Russell Howard’s Good News saw many segments go viral, from a passionate backing of junior doctors and the NHS (7 million views, described by Huffington Post as, “incredible”), an interview destigmatising Tourettes (3.8 million views, described as, “uplifting and hilarious” by The Independent) and demonstrated the absurdity of the tampon tax (8 million views and Metro commenting, “Russell nailed how stupid the tampon tax actually is”).

2Awesome On ITV

ITV is set to launch 2Awesome, featuring new and exclusive programming for ITV2 and the ITV Hub, from one of the most successful youth content companies in the world, AwesomenessTV. 2Awesome marks a new partnership, which will see ITV broadcast exclusive UK premieres of the global youth brand’s award-winning long-form premium series as part of a two-hour ITV2 show on Sunday afternoons. Hosted by UK presenters from both TV and social media, 2Awesome will have a permanent home on the ITV Hub. 2Awesome will unveil UK premieres of some of AwesomenessTV’s most popular programmes, including dramas, comedies and docu-reality shows. It will launch on 8 January on ITV2 with Guidance, Side Effects, Third Wheel, LA Story and Arts Academy. In addition to the ITV2 zone, a selection of AwesomenessTV shows will also premiere exclusively on the ITV Hub starting on The X Factor finals weekend. Available from 10 December, season one of T@gged is a psychological thriller that follows three teenage girls that become inexplicably connected after a series of violent videos are sent to them from an unknown user. Freakish and Foursome will follow T@gged as Hub exclusives, making it the first time that ITV’s on demand service will feature exclusive original series. The partnership will also see AwesomenessTV and ITV Studios joining forces to co-produce scripted and unscripted programmes for ITV2, starting in 2017. ITV Global Entertainment will license these newly co-produced shows in

international markets. AwesomenessTV was founded by Brian Robbins, producer of Smallville and One Tree Hill, and has become a leading global youth brand creating new drama, comedy and entertainment series for platforms including Verizon, Netflix and Hulu, working with some of YouTube's most successful content creators. Simon Pitts, Managing Director of Online, Pay TV and Interactive at ITV, said: “2Awesome is a really exciting development for ITV2 and the ITV Hub and the first step in our partnership with AwesomenessTV to produce, broadcast and distribute new shows for youth audiences. We can’t wait to launch our first exclusive series on the ITV Hub in December, followed in January by the initial 2Awesome run on ITV2 featuring new presenters and a whole slate of new shows, with plenty more to come throughout the year.” Brian Robbins, Founder and CEO, AwesomenessTV added: “Our partnership with ITV is a wonderful opportunity to not only distribute our content but also create it together and extend our brand further in the UK. I am looking forward to the launch of our series on the ITV platforms and continuing to grow the reach of our global audience.” Check out www.awesomenesstv.com.


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Requirements For Spanish Nationality By Residence

By Andreu & Alenda Solicitors

Are you interested in becoming a Spanish National? If so, we at Andreu & Alenda Solicitors can help. Article 22 of the Spanish Civil Code provides that "For the granting of nationality by residency it is required that you have held residency for 10 years. The period of 5 years shall be sufficient for those who have obtained a refugee status and 2 years for nationals from Ibero-American, Andorra, Philippines, Equatorial Guinea, Portugal or from Sephardic origins." However, one year residence period will be enough for: A) Anyone born in Spanish territory. B) Any person who has not exercised the right to opt-in due course. C) Any person who has been legally subject to the guardianship, custody or care of a Spanish citizen or institution for two consecutive years, even if they continue in this situation at the time of the request. D) If at the time of the application, has been married for at least one year to Spanish and is not separated legally or in fact. E) The widow of an Spanish citizen, if at the death of the spouse/husband they were not separated legally. F) Those born outside Spain, whose father, mother, grandfather or grandmother, would have

originally been Spanish. In all these cases, your residence must have been legally processed, be continuous and in place immediately prior to the request. The granting or denial of nationality by residence leaves open the appeal before the administrative judicial court.

The requirements for the validity of the acquisition of nationality by residence is contained in article 23 of the Spanish Civil Code: A) That at the age of 14 years you are able to render a declaration by yourself, swearing or promising fidelity to the King and obedience to the Constitution and laws. B) That the same person declares that he renounces his previous nationality. The natives of Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, Equatorial Guinea and Portugal, and Sephardim from Spain are exempt from this requirement. C) That the acquisition of Spanish nationality is registered before the Spanish Civil Registry. There has been approved a new regulation that regulates the procedure for the acquisition of Spanish nationality by residence based on electronic processing in all its phases, which allows a significant reduction of deadlines. This procedure will be through electronic means in all its phases: from the submission of the

application through the electronic headquarters of the Ministry of Justice until its resolution, without prejudice to the possible submission of the application in any of the forms provided for in the regulations approved by the Royal Decree being made in writing. However, telematic communications with applicants or their representatives can be requested or consented to. Otherwise, notifications will be made on paper. If you are interested in acquiring the Spanish nationality please contact Andreu & Alenda Solicitors, SC, in Torrevieja C/. Caballero de Rodas, ยบ 27, 2ยบ C, or by email to: legalservice@andreualenda.com, phone 966 927 799.

Bicycle Accidents In Urban Areas

accident: as explained in our previous article about car accidents.

By Andreu & Alenda Lawyers

There are many people who use this as their daily means of transport: the bicycle. Unfortunately, there are a large number of cyclists who have occasionally suffered an accident. Most accidents are caused by collisions with cars and through reckless driving behaviour. In addition to this, drivers have to cope with other distractions and lack of the habit when traveling beside bicycles. Andreu & Alenda Solicitors remind victims who have suffered from an altercation with a vehicle that you have the same rights as any citizen involved in an accident and you are able to claim compensation for any damages suffered. It is important to fill out the amicable accidents form (the same as for car accidents) with all the relevant identification details of the other driver in order to claim compensation for damages. Any damages suffered can be financially compensated for, which include all medical costs and compensation in case of not being able to work.

The greatest risk of an accident on the bike is while commuting back and forth to work. According to the Barometer 2015 European Cycling Federation, Spain is ranked 18th in the ranking of European countries most concerned of integrating bike paths, among other issues. The calculation of compensation for an accident while cycling is performed using the same scale as for calculating compensation for a traffic accident with any other vehicle.

Head injuries are the most common injuries suffered by victims suffer during an accident, while cycling in town. Other common injuries such as burns and lesions from landing on the asphalt are also subject to compensation. You should not forget that the first 72 hours are crucial in order to claim compensation for traffic

But we must all drive/cycle carefully. Common sense, caution and prudence by all users of public roads, including cyclists, can help to avoid many accidents. Andreu & Alenda Lawyers are pleased to help you through this procedure. Please contact us calling 966 927 799 or by email: legalservice@andreualenda.com. We are based in Torrevieja but cover all the Spanish Courts throughout Spain.


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Seattle 'thief' caught by remote car door lock An alleged car thief was arrested after he was remotely locked inside a stolen vehicle. Seattle Police Department has revealed a suspect was captured after the BMW was traced and the car maker locked its doors remotely. The man was found asleep in the BMW 5 Series, parked in an alley with the engine running. The car was taken after a key fob was mistakenly left inside it. Technology installed in the car meant the 38year-old man could be detained as police approached. The suspect attempted to drive away when officers from the Seattle Police Department woke him up, but he was unsuccessful. According to the police department's report of the incident the car's owner got married the day before the theft. A friend had borrowed the car and accidentally left the key fob inside. Owners of newer models of BMW's can use the ConnectedDrive app for a variety of functions, including unlocking their vehicle remotely. The app is also designed to track the cars in case of an emergency. It knows how many occupants are in the car and can contact emergency services if it is involved in a crash, providing an exact GPS location.

A spokesman for the company confirmed people inside BMW cars can always open the doors from inside, whether or not it is locked remotely. The key to the world of BMW ConnectedDrive is the ConnectedDrive Services special equipment option. It offers a wide range of intelligent services and apps that provide you with information and entertainment during your journey. This option enables you to link up with everything that is important to you. You can also book other optional services and apps from BMW ConnectedDrive such as Concierge Services, Internet or Real Time Traffic Information.

With the ConnectedDrive Services special equipment option, you not only obtain numerous services but above all the innovative A4A (Apps for Automotive) technology by BMW. This enables you to use many smartphone applications in your

vehicle and in comfort via the operating concept of your BMW. This way you can experience new features every day: embark on a voyage of discovery, obtain tips on your journey, take your office into your vehicle with you or enjoy entertainment in your BMW.

Open Communication On The Open Road By Keith Nicol After months of development and testing, Tread, a new automotivefocused social network, has launched its website and mobile app to the public. The proprietary social platform allows for two-way communication between any vehicles on the road using license plates as the primary identifier. "This is the first ever social network that allows for messaging through a license plate number," proclaimed Jason Bosnak, Founder of Tread, LLC. "We're launching with a mobile app and website that are entirely free for users - with intentions to only ever charge advertisers." The social networking scene within the automotive niche had been virtually nonexistent before Tread's arrival. Enthusiasts previously relied on Facebook pages and other online forums to discuss automotiverelated topics; however, these forums are generally limited to just one make and model per website. Tread seeks to create an automotive social network that spans across all makes and models with dual mobile and web connectivity. Utilising license plate numbers as the primary communication engine, the platform becomes more centralized on the user and their vehicle and is therefore able to provide vastly more functionality. Auto enthusiasts can create a username, profiles for each of their vehicles, and share them in their

virtual garage. They also have the ability to message other vehicles through the Tread mobile app or website - sharing pictures, videos, and other info even with vehicles they aren't familiar with. On the mobile front, the network is only available through iOS at the current time; however, their plans include rolling out an Android version in the near future. Bosnak added: "After the recent successful website relaunch and app release, we're excited to see Tread's potential in terms of both user growth and future feature additions." Tread is currently available for download for any type of user - from the true auto enthusiast to the everyday driver - through the Apple App Store. More information about the network and its functional capabilities can be found at the Tread website: https://tread.cc.


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Well+Good Announces 2017 Wellness Trends From Cannabis to Collagen, The Trends We'll Be Buzzing About in 2017 Well+Good, the Webby Award-winning media company devoted to wellness, today announced its 2017 Wellness Trends. Well+Good's expert editorial team researched and forecasted the top 15 fitness, food, and natural beauty trends that everyone will be talking about in the year ahead. "These 15 trends are among the most exciting we've covered in seven years," says Melisse Gelula, Well+Good's co-founder and editorial director. "You'd be hard pressed to attend a dinner party in the next few months without one of these coming up. Well+Good's team of journalists is researching wellness trends all year long as part of their reporting, so we're able to see what everyone's going to be talking about in 2017." Well+Good's 2017 Wellness Trends: Why inflammation-fighting foods are filling up your grocery cart: Fighting inflammation with food is quickly becoming a major health priority. Expect to see food brands capitalizing on the buzz in 2017.

2015 London Marathon run, and led by better-foryou feminine product brands that are speaking to directly to young women with in-your-face, laughat-the-patriarchy campaigns.

exclaiming her enthusiasm for joining the #NoMakeup movement. While makeup isn't going away, authentic beauty is going to be a hot topic— for women and beauty brands—in 2017.

Plant protein blossoms in a big way: Gone is the idea that protein has to come from an animal. Pea and hemp proteins are popping up everywhere, in increasingly delicious powders for smoothies, in nutrition bars, in potato chips—and also at trendy restaurants like By Chloe and Momofuku Nishi.

The social scene is sobering up: If you steer clear of sugar, chug green juice, and schedule daily workouts in your calendar, there's bound to come a time when alcohol—and the ensuing hangover— starts to lose its luster. For many New Yorkers and

"Woo-woo" wellness goes mainstream: When you can fill your shopping cart at Target with Crystal Light as well as crystals, you know something's seriously changed. Crystals are increasingly celebrated as life-enhancing, whether as jewelry or in home design, by everyone from Jennifer Aniston and hip-hop stars to fitness phenom Taryn Toomey. Collagen's boost to it-ingredient status: For a growing number of women, the secret to their glowing skin—not to mention shiny hair, strong

Meet Workleisure: Athleisure is taking on the workplace: Thanks to athleisure, life has become a lot more comfortable. But the one place fashionable fitness clothes have yet to fully infiltrate? The office. And major brands are taking note, designing what Well+Good has termed "workleisure."

Angelenos that time is now, and a tide of boozefree social gatherings is rising to meet the sober crowd where they are. Beauty counters are getting cleaner: Women are now reading the labels on their beauty products as carefully as food labels. As a result, chic, cleaner beauty products are getting way more accessible. Natural and organic brands are sprouting up almost daily, and becoming a very viable industry that's estimated to reach $16 billion by 2020.

Cannabis gets seriously commercial: Retail brands now want to be your cannabis dealer, with pot-infused foods, beauty products, and other

nails, pain-free joints, and healthy digestion—is the fibrous protein. Think bone broth, acid-packed nutrition bars, collagen-rich powders and bottled drinks. Nesting at home is the new going out: On social media, we're glamorizing our nesting habits, and our pretty, carefully designed bedrooms in a way that decor sites like Apartment Therapy might. Next year's going to be all about re-charging. consumer goods that bottle the plant's muchbuzzed-about healing benefits. Cannabidiol is showing up in skin-care brands, drink powders, sprays and suppositories.

The future of fitness is franchised: SoulCycle and Barry's Bootcamp started the boutique fitness craze, but the companies using a franchise model are largely the ones scaling it. The barre scene, filled with examples like barre3, Barre Code, and Bar Method, are thriving the most.

Next-gen wellness retreats want to add stamps to your passport: Wellness travel has always existed, but now curated experiences developed by top tier fitness instructors are trending. You can join your yoga teacher in Cuba, or spend a week of clean eating, custom workouts, daily massage in up-and-coming destinations like Botswana.

Hyper-functional beverages, your new health tonic: Forget sugary, vitamin-dusted waters—new hyper-functional, ultra-healthy, virtually medicinal beverages are about to flood the market. Whether you're in need of an energy boost, focusing your thoughts, or quality shut-eye, there's a drink for that.

Welcome to the era of menstrual realness: We're now moving into an era of menstrual realness inspired by Kiran Gandhi's free-bleeding

Everyone's ditching their makeup for the natural look: It seems like every week, another celebrity posts a proud makeup-free selfie,

Recovery now rules for fitness fanatics: An obsession with high intensity workouts has led to over-training and injuries, ushering in a new let'sslow-down mentality that's going to keep spreading. Tough workouts aren't fading away, but people are finally focusing on good habits, recovery classes, and self-care products to offset their physical toll. Well+Good celebrated their annual Wellness Trends predictions with a panel event in New York City on November 30. The event was moderated by Melisse Gelula, Well+Good's co-founder and editorial director and panelists included Robin Berzin, founder of Parsley Health, Brendan Brazier, co-founder of Vega and bestselling author of the Thrive book series, Jason Kelly, author of Sweat Equity: Inside the New Economy of Mind and Body, and Taryn Toomey, founder of The Class by Taryn Toomey. The event was made possible by Well+Good's partners: Everlywell, Jason and Vital Proteins. To view the complete list of Well+Good's 2017 Wellness Trends visit: www.wellandgood.com/fitness-wellness-trends About Well+Good: From the beginning, Well+Good launched as the premier lifestyle and news publication devoted to the wellness scene— and its chic lifestyle components. Created by two journalists—and joined by many more— Well+Good is known for its impeccable reporting and trend-spotting. In seven years, Well+Good has become the leading source of intel on fitness, fashion, nutrition and juicing, natural beauty, and more. Well+Good is your healthiest relationship.


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iStand 7 Combines Dock, 3.5mm Headphone Jack into This Slim Battery Case are great innovators and in the future who knows, maybe all devices will become like this, but the truth is I love my headphones and I know I am not alone."

From Keith Nicol China-based startup Yostand (meaning 'your stand'), announces on December 6 the launch of its Indigogo campaign for their newly awaited iStand7. This gadget is a one of a kind iPhone battery case that offers a plethora of features. It is designed specifically for the iPhone 6 and 7 (excluding 6 plus). This updated iStand is a portable dock that comes with a wireless charger, MFi charger, headphone adaptor along with abilities to position your phone vertically or horizontally. With this state of the art smart display, users get the full iPhone experience while staying hooked up with the latest features. iStand7 Gives you Options: iStand7 is a portable dock, MFi charger, 3.5mm headphone adapter, wireless charger & a handy stand: iStand7 is a portable dock, MFi charger, 3.5mm headphone adapter, wireless charger & a handy stand: iStand7, as the name suggests, comprises a handy desktop stand for your phone as well as an additional rechargeable 3000mAh powerbank which extends your battery life by a third and the case also includes an optional 3.5mm headphone adapter and MFi wireless charging.

Yostand CEO George Jiang said, "We don't want to know what goes in your ears. That's a personal choice and we decided to give you back the choice." By restoring the optional 3.5 mm headphone jack, users can choose from any type of ear/headphones. The iStand7 doesn't want to limit your listening abilities. Also, this iPhone 7 gadget exclusively lets you charge your phone and listen to music at the same time! This feature is unavailable from outside competitors. "When we first heard that Apple was releasing the iPhone 7 without a headphone socket we knew we had to do something. Apple

Fake news detector plug-in developed If you read it, see it on TV, Google it or Facebook it, it must be true: right? Well maybe not because as hundreds of fake stories and scams and fake people abound on the likes of Facebook, one of those who had doubts that Facebook was dealing with the matter was Technologist Daniel Sieradski, who has developed a plug-in - known as BS Detector that flags up "questionable" websites on Facebook and Twitter. Not impressed that their millions of dollars they have for research and development, it appears Facebook is currently blocking links to the site. BS Detector is a plug-in that uses a list of fake news sources as its reference point. It can be added to Chrome and Mozilla browsers and when it spots a potentially false story, flags it with a red banner reading: "This website is considered a questionable source." It was created, Mr Sieradski said, "in about an hour" as a "rejoinder to Mark Zuckerberg's dubious claims that Facebook is unable to substantively address the proliferation of fake news on its platform". It has had over 25,000 installs since launch. "I

and other open source contributors have spent many more hours improving its functionality," Mr Sieradski told the BBC. What is fake news asked the BBC? One such case was that website TechCrunch mistakenly reported that the plug-in was a new Facebook feature, leading Mr Sieradski to tweet about it. Since that article was published, Facebook appears to have blocked anyone from posting a link to the BS Detector website. "Facebook now provides a security warning and disallows you to do so," Mr Sieradski told the BBC. Facebook said that it was "looking into the matter". He said that the firm was doing more to allow people to report stories as fake as well as directing people to fact-checking organisations, adding: "We are exploring labelling stories that have been flagged as false by third parties or our community, and showing warnings when people read or share them." He also announced plans to stop fake news organisations from making money by cutting off their advertising funding.

iStand7 comes with an additional battery of over 3000mAh in power. This translates into keeping your phone on for 3 times the average length. There is also an optional wireless charger and the choice of Qi compatibility. But if you don't need the fancy stuff, it comes with a standard lightning port for basic charging needs. The durable impactresistant material protects the phone from wear and tear while using a raised bezel to absorb contact. So not only is it your phone's personal body guard but lets you choose how to place your phone for optimal viewing pleasure. This dock is perfect for facetiming, streaming videos, messaging and

capturing live/photo imaging. With average prices from competitors around $80 for similar products, Yostand wanted to keep this device affordable so it would be readily available for the average user. iStand7 is budget-friendly with the basic version priced at $39 for early contributors. The iStand7 Audio comes with an additional 3.5mm headphone socket for $54 and the iStand7 Pro has the additional MFi wireless charger for $79. They are aiming to meet their fixed goal of $6,000 and plan to start shipping out stands to contributors early next year. If you're ready to improve your iPhone experience, contribute to their campaign by clicking here now! The Yostand team has worked in accessory design for 10 years. The iStand7 is the third and newest version of a design they originally launched in 2012 for the iPhone 5.With thousands of positive reviews and feedback from their loyal users, they've updated the design and gave users more features to choose from. Jiang gives credit to his great team of designers: George, Joy and Diven.


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Seat Unleashes Leon Cupra 300 – Its Most Powerful Road Car Ever

mode. This mode is the ultimate in hot hatch performance and takes the driving experience to another level. Pricing, specification and full technical information for the Leon CUPRA 300 range will be confirmed shortly ahead of order books opening ahead of its March 2017 showroom launch.

The Leon CUPRA has always stood out for its scintillating performance, striking design and alluring price and quality. All of these have now been taken to the next level with the launch of the Leon CUPRA 300 range, which hits UK showrooms in March. It’s not just about power either. The new Leon flagship, available in three bodystyles; SC, five-door and ST, also offers a highly rewarding driving experience and the safest, most reliable, functional and advanced technology.

Among its features are driver assistance systems such as Traffic Jam Assist, Lane Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Pedestrian Protection, plus, Electric Parking Brake and KESSY (Keyless Entry and Start). The integrated Media System Plus infotainment system with its eight-inch screen is the highlight of the new-generation, and, is the very first time that the Leon CUPRA has a Connectivity Hub that comprises a smartphone wireless charger and a GSM antenna amplifier for areas with low signal coverage. With its newly uprated 2.0 TSI engine putting out 300PS, the new Leon CUPRA is its most powerful roadcar yet. The figures related to this achievement in engine power deserve a special mention. Not only is the engine 10PS more powerful than before (up from 290 to 300), but, more importantly, it’s maximum torque has increased from 350Nm to no less than 380Nm, across an impressive range too, from 1800 to 5500 rpm. With such a wide band, the

result is a convincing and powerful response, from the engine barely ticking over, all the way up to hitting the rev limiter. Harking back to its roots with the 2000 launch of the Leon CUPRA with all-wheeldrive, the SEAT Leon CUPRA 300 will also now boast a similar set-up, with 4Drive traction on the ST version, allied to a double-clutch automatic gearbox (DSG). To get the most out of such a potent machine, the Leon CUPRA also comes with dynamic chassis control (DCC), a progressive steering system and electronic self-locking differential as standard. The dynamic qualities of the CUPRA can be adapted to the drivers’ tastes thanks to CUPRA Drive Profile too. There are four modes to choose from Comfort, Sport, Individual and logically, CUPRA

SEAT is the only company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets cars in Spain. A member of the Volkswagen Group, the multinational has its headquarters in Martorell (Barcelona), exporting more than 80% of its vehicles, and is present in over 75 countries. In 2015, SEAT’s turnover amounted to over 8.3 billion euros, the highest in its history, and the company achieved worldwide sales of more than 400,000 units for the first time since 2007. SEAT Group employs more than 14,000 professionals at its three production centres – Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat and Martorell, where it manufactures the highly successful Ibiza and Leon. Additionally, the company produces the Ateca and the Toledo in the Czech Republic, the Alhambra in Portugal and the Mii in Slovakia. The multinational has a Technical Centre, which operates as a knowledge hub that brings together 1,000 engineers who are focussed on developing innovation for Spain’s largest industrial investor in R&D. SEAT already features the latest connectivity technology in its vehicle range and is currently engaged in the company’s global digitisation process to promote the mobility of the future.

Maserati: Car Number 100,000

Last Monday, at the Avv. Giovanni Agnelli Plant (AGAP) where the Ghibli sports saloon and the Quattroporte flagship saloon are built, celebrations were held to mark the production of the 100,000th car. It was a white Quattroporte Model Year 2017, equipped with the 350 horsepower 3.0 litre V6 Twin-Turbo engine built by Ferrari. This special Quattroporte is destined for China, a strategic market for Maserati and of primary importance for the Brand's flagship saloon car.

Alfredo Altavilla, FCA Chief Operating Officer for the EMEA Region, thanked everyone working at AGAP, whose dedication has made this plant a centre of excellence not only within the Maserati production organisation but for the entire FCA group. “The Maserati brand's impressive growth during the last few years has been one of the

major developments at the Premium end of the market; the sixth generation of the Maserati saloon, developed here at Grugliasco, is the best-selling Quattroporte of all time and almost 70,000 units of the Ghibli, built here, have now left the production line, meaning that in little more than three years it has become the most successful Maserati of all time," Alfredo Altavilla commented. "With the Levante, the Brand has now moved into the SUV segment and the

‘Maserati spirit’ has also reached the Mirafiori plant, where the Levante is produced. The men and women who work here at the Avv. Giovanni Agnelli Plant at Grugliasco are already well aware of this," Mr Altavilla added, "because many of them mentored their Mirafiori colleagues during the production launch and buildup phases for the new Levante SUV, acting as ambassadors for the Brand's craftsman-like care and attention to detail.” As well as the AGAP, Grugliasco and Mirafiori, Turin plants, Maserati has a third production location at its historic headquarters on Viale Ciro Menotti in Modena, where the GranTurismo and GranCabrio sports cars are built. Today, Maserati is a genuine Italian

icon: a symbol of creativity, passion, innovation and style, values all reflected in the range. Thanks to a unique blend of craftsmanship, technology and obsessive attention to detail, it produces cars that never fail to thrill and inspire. With the range-completing Levante SUV, alongside the new Quattroporte, the Ghibli, the GranTurismo and the GranCabrio, Maserati now covers every sector of the global luxury car market. Officine Alfieri Maserati was founded on December 1st, 1914 in Bologna, Italy.

Since then, Maserati has played a consistently important role in the history of sports car culture and its development. Every Maserati is like a work of art, its perfection expressing the marque’s proud history. Celebrating over 100 years of unmistakable styling and technological innovation, Maserati is a company in rapid expansion. With presence in 65 markets worldwide, its role is clearly confirmed as an international ambassador of Italian excellence. For more information on Maserati, visit: www.maserati.co.uk.


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This week in History December 10 1917 The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to the International Red Cross. 1918 U.S. troops are called to guard Berlin as a coup is feared. 1919 Captain Ross Smith becomes the first person to fly 11,500 miles from England to Australia.

1943 Allied forces bomb Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. 1950 Dr. Ralph J. Bunche becomes the first African-American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 1978 President of Egypt Anwar Sadat and Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 1983 Democracy is restored to Argentina with the assumption of Raul Alfonsin. 1989 Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj announces the establishment of Mongolia’s democratic movement that changes the second oldest communist country into a democracy. 1993 The Wearmouth Colliery in Sunderland, East England, closes, marking the end of the County Durham coalfield, which had been in operation since the Middle Ages. Born on December 10 1891 Nelly Sachs, Nobel Prize-winning poet. 1903 Mary Norton, English children’s author

(Bedknobs and Broomsticks). 1907 Rumer Godden, English novelist (Black Narcissus). 1908 Olivier Messiaen, French composer (Quartet for the End of Time). 1911 Chester “Chet” Huntley, American broadcast journalist. 1914 Dorothy Lamour, actress, best remembered for co-starring with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in their “Road to” movie series. 1934 Howard Martin Temin, geneticist; shared 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

1941 Chad Stuart, singer, musician; half of the Chad & Jeremy folk rock duo. 1948 Abu Abbas (Muhammad Zaidan, Muhammad Abbas), a founder of the Palestine Liberation Front. December 11 1945 A Boeing B-29 Superfortress shatters all records by crossing the United States in five hours and 27 minutes. 1964 Frank Sinatra, Jr., is returned home to his parents after being kidnapped for the ransom amount of $240,000. 1967 The Concorde, a joint British-French venture and the world’s first supersonic airliner, is unveiled in Toulouse, France. 1972 Challenger, the lunar lander for Apollo 17, touches down on the moon’s surface, the last time that men visit the moon. 1978 Massive demonstrations take place in Tehran against the shah. 2001 People’s Republic of China joins the World Trade Organization. 2005 Riots begin in Cronulla, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 2006 President of Mexico Felipe Calderon

launches a military-led offensive against drug cartel violence in the state of Michoacan. 2008 Bernard “Bernie” Madoff arrested and charged with securities fraud in what was called a $50-billion Ponzi scheme. Born on December 11 1926 Willie “Big Mama” Thornton, blues singer. 1937 Jim Harrison, novelist and poet (Legends of the Fall). 1939 Tom McGuane, novelist and screenwriter (The Sporting Club, Bushwacked Piano). 1939 Tom Hayden, social and political activist; author, politician. 1940 Donna Mills, actress (Knots Landing TV series, Play Misty for Me movie). 1943 John Kerry, politician. 1944 Teri Garr, actress, dancer (Tootsie, Mr. Mom). 1944 Brenda Lee, singer 1950 Christina Onassis, businesswoman; inherited and operated the Onassis shipping business. December 12 1930 The Spanish Civil War begins as rebels take a border town. 1930 The last Allied troops withdraw from the Saar region in Germany. 1943 The German Army launches Operation Winter Tempest, the relief of the Sixth Army

trapped in Stalingrad. 1943 The exiled Czech government signs a treaty with the Soviet Union for postwar cooperation. 1956 The United Nations calls for immediate Soviet withdrawal from Hungary. 1964 Kenya becomes a republic. 1964 Three Buddhist leaders begin a hunger strike to protest the government in Saigon. 1967 The United States ends the airlift of 6,500 men in Vietnam.

1985 Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashes after takeoff at Gander. Born on December 12 1912 Henry Jackson Jr, boxer using the name Henry Armstrong, the only fighter to hold 3 professional boxing titles simultaneously. 1915 Frank Sinatra, American pop singer and actor. 1927 Robert Norton Noyce, co-inventor of the integrated circuit. 1928 Helen Frankenthaler, abstract painter. 1929 John Osbourne, playwright and film producer (Look Back in Anger). 1938 Connie Francis, singer. 1940 Dionne Warwick, singer, actress. 1943 Grover Washington Jr, singer, songwriter, musician, producer.

1952 Cathy Rigby, gymnast, actress. December 13 1941 British forces launch an offensive in Libya. 1945 France and Britain agree to quit Syria and Lebanon. 1951 After meeting with FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, President Harry S. Truman vows to purge all disloyal government workers. 1972 Astronaut Gene Cernan climbs into his lunar lander on the moon and prepares to lift off. He is the last man to set foot on the moon. 1973 Great Britain cuts the work week to three


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days to save energy. 1981 Polish labor leader Lech Walesa is arrested. 1985 France sues the United States over the discovery of an AIDS serum. 2001 Terrorists attack the Parliament of India Sansad; 15 people are killed, including the terrorists 2003 Deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured; he is found hiding near his home town of Tikrit. Born on December 13 1923 Sir Terence Beckett, director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (1980–1987). 1923 Phillip Anderson, physicist. 1925 Dick Van Dyke, actor, singer, producer; (The

Dick Van Dyke TV series, Mary Poppins). 1934 Richard D. Zanuck, film producer; won Academy Award for Best Picture in 1989 (Driving Miss Daisy). 1948 Jeff Baxter, musician with Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers bands. 1948 Ted Nugent, singer, songwriter, musician, actor. 1954 John Anderson, country singer, musician. 1967 Jamie Foxx, actor, singer. 1989 Taylor Swift, multiple award-winning crossover country singer. December 14 1911 Ronald Amundsen and four others discover the South Pole. 1946 The United Nations adopt a disarmament

resolution prohibiting the A-Bomb. 1949 Bulgarian ex-Premier Traicho Kostov is sentenced to die for treason in Sofia. 1960 A U.S. Boeing B-52 bomber sets a 10,000mile non-stop record without refueling. 1994 Construction begins on China’s Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. 1999 Tens of thousands die as a result of flash floods caused by torrential rains in Vargas, Venezuela. 2003 Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan, narrowly escapes an assassination attempt. 2004 The Millau Viaduct, the world’s tallest bridge, official opens near Millau, France. 2012 At Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Conn., 20 children and six adults are

shot to death by a 20-year-old gunman who then commits suicide. Born on December 14 1866 Roger Fry, English art critic. 1916 Shirley Jackson, novelist and short story writer (Life Among Savages, The Lottery). 1922 Don Hewitt, TV producer; creator of 60 Minutes. 1922 Junior J. Spurrier, received Medal of Honor for his actions in capturing Achain, France. 1932 Charlie Rich, crossover country singer, musician (“Behind Closed Doors”). 1935 Lee Remick, actress (Days of Wine and Roses, The Omen). 1946 Patty Duke, actress, singer; won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16. 1955 Spider Stacy (Peter Stacy), singer, songwriter, musician with The Pogues band. 1972 Miranda Hart, comedian, actress, writer. December 15 1944 The battle for Luzon begins. 1946 Vietnam leader Ho Chi Minh sends a note to the new French Premier, Leon Blum, asking for peace talks. 1972 The Commonwealth of Australia orders equal pay for women. 1973 The American Psychiatric Association votes to remove homosexuality from its official list of psychiatric disorders.

1976 The oil tanker MV Argo Merchant causes one of the worst marine oil spills in history when it runs aground near Nantucket, Massachusetts. 1978 US President Jimmy Carter announces the United States will recognize the People’s Republic of China and will sever all relations with Taiwan. 1981 In what is often called the first modern suicide bombing, a suicide car bomb kills 61 people at the Iraqi embassy in Beirut. 2001 The Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after an 11-year, $27 million project to fortify it without eliminating its famed lean. 2005 F-22 Raptor Stealth fighter enters active service with the US Air Force. Born on December 15 1832 Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, designer of the famous tower in Paris. 1883 William A. Hinton, developer of the “Hinton Test” for diagnosing syphilis. 1892 J. Paul Getty, American oilman and art collector.. 1907 Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect who designed the United Nations Headquarters building. 1916 Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-English physicist and molecular biologist; received Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1962). 1919 Max Yasgur, whose New York farm became the site of the Woodstock music festival in August 1969. 1923 Uziel Gal, German-Israeli firearm designer, best known for designing the Uzi sub-machine

Gardening45 gun. 1942 Dave Clark, singer, songwriter, drummer, producer; lead singer of The Dave Clark Five. 1979 Adam Brody, actor (Gilmore Girls and The O.C. TV series). December 16 1863 Confederate General Joseph Johnston takes command of the Army of Tennessee. 1864 Union forces under General George H. Thomas win the Battle at Nashville, smashing an entire Confederate army.

1930 In Spain, a general strike is called in support of the revolution. 1939 The National Women’s Party urges immediate congressional action on equal rights. 1940 British troops carry out an air raid on Italian Somalia. 1949 Chinese Communist leader Mao Tse-tung is received at the Kremlin in Moscow. 1950 President Harry Truman declares a state of National Emergency as Chinese communists invade deeper into South Korea. 1976 President Jimmy Carter appoints Andrew Young as Ambassador to the United Nations. 1998 The United States launches a missile attack on Iraq for failing to comply with United Nations weapons inspectors. Born on December 16 1917 Arthur C. Clarke, English science fiction writer (2001: A Space Odyssey) 1932 Sir Quentin Saxby Blake, illustrator and children’s writer. 1938 Liv Ullmann, Norwegian actress and

director; won Golden Globe for Best Actress– Motion Picture Drama for The Emigrants (1971). 1943 Steven Bochco, TV producer and writer (Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law). 1949 Billy Gibbons, singer, songwriter, musician with ZZ Top and Moving Sidewalks bands. 1955 Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este. 1962 William Perry, pro football defensive lineman nicknamed The Refrigerator because of his size. 1963 Benjamin Bratt, actor best known for his role of Rey Curtis on the Law & Order TV series. 1969 Adam Riess, astrophysicist.


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Trivial Trivia Of The Week

A useless collection of Daily trivia to raise a smile or to throw into casual conversation at your Christmas Party.

Day One Trivia A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water. The cheetah is the only cat that can’t retract its claws. A lion’s roar can be heard from five miles away. A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet (91 m) long in just one night.

Insects outnumber humans 100,000,000 to one. Bonus Trivia Why do X’s at the end of a letter signify kisses? In the middle Ages, when many people were unable to read or write, documents were often signed using an X. Kissing the X represented an oath to fulfill obligations specified in the document. The X and the kiss eventually became synonymous.

worst song ever. We frequently abbreviate Christmas as X-mas because of ancient tradition. X is the Greek letter “chi” which is an abbreviation for the word “Christ” in Greek Day Four Trivia Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer was actually conceived by a department store, Montgomery Ward, as a marketing gimmick to get kids to buy holiday colouring books. The highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time is

How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The Jim Carrey version. The box of Barnum’s Animal Crackers was designed so it could be hung on a Christmas tree. Cher’s last name was “Sarkissian.” She changed it because no one could pronounce it.

Day Six Trivial Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.

Jim Morrison, of the 60’s rock group The Doors, was the first rock star to be arrested on stage. Frank Lloyd Wright’s son invented Lincoln Logs. Peter Falk, who played “Columbo,” has a glass eye. Barbie’s full name is “Babara Millicent Roberts.” Day Eight Trivia The human body is comprised of 80% water. The average human will shed 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime. There are 45 miles of nerves in the skin of a human being. Canadian researchers have found that Einstein’s brain was 15% wider than normal. While in Alcatraz, Al Capone was inmate #85. Bonus Trivia Who was the first President of the USA to hold a doctorate? The first (and, well, only) President of the USA to hold a doctorate was Woodrow Wilson, who was President of Princeton University before becoming President of the United States in 1913.

Day 2 Trivia A blue whales heart only beats nine times per minute. A cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through. A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body. A crocodiles tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth. Rodent’s teeth never stop growing. Bonus Trivia Here’s an extra bit of trivia for Christmas: All letters addressed to Santa in the United States go to Santa Claus, Indiana Day Three Trivia There is a village in Peru where people settle the previous year’s grudges by fist fighting. They then start the new year off on a clean slate Some zoos accept donated Christmas trees as food for their animals Paul McCartney earns nearly half a million dollars every year from his Christmas song, Wonderful Christmastime, which many critics regards as his

Day Five Trivia Tina Turner’s real name is Annie Mae Bullock. Beethoven dipped his head in cold water before he composed. Bob Dylan’s real name is Robert Zimmerman. Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns. The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.

Sugar was first added to chewing gum in 1869 by a dentist, William Semple. Paper was invented early in the second century by Chinese eunuch. Sir Isaac Newton was only 23 years old when he discovered the law of universal gravitation. Hannibal had only one eye after getting a disease while attacking Rome.

Your Bonus, Bonus Trivia Hair is made from the same substance as fingernails. The surface of the human skin is 6.5 square feet (2m). 15 million blood cells are destroyed in the human body every second. The pancreas produces Insulin. The most sensitive cluster of nerves is at the base of the spine.


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Forgotten Women Hero’s of Formula One By Nigel Owen There have been only five Formula One women drivers since the inception of the Formula One World Championship for Drivers in 1950. Five women racing drivers have entered at least one Grand Prix, although only two of them ever qualified and started a race. The woman who competed in the most Grand Prix and was the first and only to score points was Lella Lombardi, with 17 entries and 12 starts. Maria Teresa de Filippis (11 November 1926 – 8 January 2016) was an Italian racing driver, and the first woman to race in Formula One. She participated in five World Championship Grand Prix in

to qualify at least for a Formula One race (the other being compatriot Maria Teresa de Filippis) and the only driver with that career total. After performing well in Formula Three and Formula 5000 in the early 1970s, Lombardi entered Formula One in 1974 with an old privately entered Brabham. In 1975 she joined March and raced the full season. She then had a one-off drive for Williams before a short-lived and unsuccessful partnership with RAM Racing. Divina Galica MBE (born 13 August 1944) is an English sportswoman. She competed in four Winter Olympics as a skier, was captain of the British Women’s Olympic Ski

Maria Teresa de Filippis the Maserati 250 F and the Behra-Porsche RSK debuting on 18 May 1958, but scored no championship points. Though largely unsuccessful in her Formula One racing career, she won races in other series and is remembered as a pioneer in the sport. Lella Lombardi (26 March 1941 – 3 March 1992) born in Frugarolo, Piedmont, Italy she participated in 17 Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, debuting on 20 July 1974. She is the only female Formula One driver in history to have a top six finish in a World Championship race, at the 1975 Spanish Grand Prix. Half points were awarded for this race due to a shortened race distance; hence Lombardi received half a point instead of the usual one point. As well as being the sole female driver to score points in Formula One, she is one of the two who managed

Team in 1968 and 1972. She also pursued a career in motorsport; entering three Formula One World Championship Grand Prix from 1976 to 1978 driving a Surtees, McLaren and March. Accepting an invitation to a celebrity auto race, Galica surprised everyone with her driving talent. She eventually took up motorsport as a second career, initially racing

karts, moving into Formula Two and Formula One before finding success in sports cars and trucks. Her racing career has included stints in Formula Renault and Formula Vauxhall Lotus. Galica was taken under the wings of John Webb and Nick Whiting, who entered her in the British Shellsport International Group 8 series in 1976, driving a Surtees TS16 Formula One car. After promising showings in this domestic series, Whiting decided to enter Galica for that year's British Grand Prix, using their Surtees. This appearance was notable as the first time in 13 years that a car had been entered for a World Championship Grand Prix using the supposedly unlucky number 13; so it also proved for Galica, as she failed to qualify for the race. The appearance meant she also joined a select band of seven Formula One drivers who have also competed in the Olympics Desiré Wilson (born 26 November 1953) is a former racing driver from South Africa and one of only five women to have competed in Formula One. Born in Brakpan she entered one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix in 1980 with a non-works RAM Racing-prepared Williams FW07, but failed to qualify. She also raced in the 1981 non-world championship South African Grand Prix in a one off deal with Tyrrell Racing. She became the only woman to win a Formula One race of any kind when she won at Brands Hatch in the short-lived British Aurora F1 series in 1980. As a result of this achievement, she has a grandstand at Brands Hatch named after her.

Lella Lombardi

Giovanna Amati

Giovanna Amati (born 20 July 1959) is a former professional racing driver from Italy. She is the last female driver to have entered the Formula One World Championship. Amati signed with the Brabham team in January 1992 to partner Eric van de Poele after the team was unable to sign Japanese F3000 driver Akihiko Nakaya because he was not granted a super licence. The announcement of a female driver gained publicity for the Brabham team. Before the first round in South Africa, Amati had little experience in driving Formula One car. In South Africa, Amati's inexperience showed on the track after spinning six times during practice. During qualifying, she was unable to qualify after setting a time that was nine seconds slower than pole sitter Nigel Mansell and four seconds slower than team-mate Van de Poele. At Mexico, Amati had failed to qualify for the second

consecutive race having set a time more than 10 seconds slower than Mansell. In Brazil, Amati once again failed to qualify for the race having a time 11 seconds slower than Mansell. Soon after the race, Amati was sacked by Brabham and was replaced by Damon Hill. Women Test Drivers In 2014, Susie Wolff (GB) was the first woman to take part in a Formula One race weekend in 22 years, at the British Grand Prix, at Silverstone. She became the first woman to participate in a Formula One weekend since 1992, when Giovanna Amati made three unsuccessful Grand Prix qualification attempts. Other women F1 test drivers were Sarah Fisher (USA) Team McLaren, Katherine Legge (GB) Team Minardi, María de Villota (ESP) Team Marussia, until her crash in 2012 and death the following year. Simona de Silvestro (CH) Team Sauber and Carmen Jordá (ESP) Team Lotus.


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Football y Fútbol Compiled by Keith Nicol

Chapecoense plane crash: Team awarded Copa Sudamericana Brazilian club Chapecoense have been awarded the Copa Sudamericana by South American football confederation Conmebol after most of their team died in a plane crash en route to the final. Seventy-one people, including 19 players and staff, were killed in the crash on the way to Colombia for the first leg. Colombian opponents Atletico Nacional, who asked for Chapecoense to be awarded the trophy, have been given a Fair Play award to acknowledge their "spirit of peace, understanding and fair play". Chapecoense will be given the $2m (£1.57m) in prize money while Atletico Nacional will receive $1m (£787,000). Chapecoense vice-president Ivan Tozzo hailed the decision as "justice", telling a news conference on Monday: "We were sure that 'Chape' would be champions. It is a beautiful tribute."

World Cup finals format: Three-team groups & 48 finalists in Gianni Infantino plan Future World Cup finals will feature 16 groups of three countries in a 48-team tournament, if Fifa president Gianni Infantino gets his wish. Infantino, who became head of Fifa in February, previously spoke of expanding the World Cup from 32 teams

to 40. Under his favoured 16-group structure the top two teams would progress to the last 32 and ongoing knockout matches. A decision will be made in January but any change would not be likely to take effect before the 2026 World Cup. The number of teams competing at a World Cup last increased in 1998 when the tournament expanded from 24 to 32 countries. Uefa's Euro 2016 tournament featured 24 nations, an increase from the 16-team format in place since 1996.

Brazil's leading football clubs have pledged to loan players to Chapecoense for free and asked for them to be safeguarded from relegation from the top flight for the next three seasons. As Sudamericana champions, Chapecoense get a guaranteed spot in next year's Copa Libertadores, South America's equivalent of the Champions League. It also means that Chapecoense will face Atletico Nacional - the defending Copa Libertadores champions - in a two-game series next year between the continent's two club champions. Former Brazil and Barcelona forward Ronaldinho and ex-Argentina international Juan Roman Riquelme have reportedly offered to play for the club, while another former Barca player, Eidur Gudjohnsen, has offered his services. Brazil will play Colombia in a friendly match at the end of January to help victims of the air crash. Barcelona invite Chapecoense to play friendly in 2017 Barcelona have invited Brazilian club Chapecoense to play them in a pre-season friendly next summer. The friendly would be for the Joan Gamper trophy, which is an annual match between Barcelona and an invited team. Barcelona said they wanted to make the Joan Gamper trophy "a great tribute to the world of football through various activities around this match". "Along with the invitation to Chapecoense to the 2017 Joan Gamper Trophy, Barcelona would like to collaborate on the institutional and sporting reconstruction of the club, and help to recover the competitive level that it had," they added.

Video replays: Referees to use pitch-side monitors at Fifa's Club World Cup Referees will be able to use a pitch-side monitor for the first time to review decisions when the Club World Cup begins in Japan on Thursday. Video assistant referees will review "match-changing" situations before informing the on-field official. The referee will then be able to view footage for some decisions - something not permitted in previous trials. Fifa's chief of technical development Marco van Basten said the move "represents a big step forward". The Club World Cup, which features champion club sides from each of Fifa's six continental confederations, plus the domestic champions from the host nation, begins in Yokohama with Kashima Antlers taking on Auckland City. Europe's representatives Real Madrid play their first fixture on 15 December. Bonnyrigg Rose East Super League junior outfit Bonnyrigg Rose were the thorn in Dumbarton's side on Tuesday,

winning 1-0 in a Scottish Cup third round replay. It's only gone and set up a fourth-round tie against cup holders and local rivals Hibernian. The 'Rosey Posey' hope the tie can be moved to Tynecastle, but in the meantime here's a little trivia you might not know about the Midlothian club. Sir Sean Connery Sean Connery played for Bonnyrigg Rose in the 1950s The Edinburgh-born actor, now 86, spent a couple of seasons with the Midlothian club in the early 1950s when he was in his twenties. However Connery is not remembered for lighting up junior football stadiums across the central belt of Scotland. But there was one reference in the Dalkeith Advertiser from 1951 that described him scoring "with a 30-yard shot in a 3-1 defeat by Broxburn Athletic". Other notable former players include Pat Stanton (Hibs) and John White (Tottenham). As always with junior or part-time teams, there are a wide range of day jobs among the Bonnyrigg Rose squad. That's the reality of minor league football. If you need any steel fabricated, then Dean Hoskins is your man. Their goal hero against Dumbarton, Adam Nelson, is a custody officer. Star striker Keiran McGachie is a leisure centre manager. Right-back Alan Horne is a laboratory technician. Centre-back Dean Hoskins is a steel fabricator. And goalkeeper Michael Andrews is a media sales executive. Torre Take The Points It took us a long time, but with the conclusion of the review bodies, Torrevieja were returned the three points that they won against Almoradi and by drawing with Recambios Colon, they moved out of the bottom four relegation places. During Sunday's 0-0 draw with Recambios Colón on an awful evening of rain and wind, Buba made some excellent stops and our new look defence held strong in order for us to secure the point. However they were without a number of key players through injury, Dani Salazar, Pastor and Hugo Salamanca. So all in all, it was a decent result on a dreadful day. On Thursday Crevillente beat Torreveja 3-2. Torrevieja now have 16 points entering game 20 of the season. They remain just outside of the relegation zone on 16 points with everything to play for. On their heels with 15 points are Almoradí and Buñol, who drew on Thursday. On Sunday CD Torrevieja are at home to Paterna CF on Day 20 in Group VI at the Nelson Mandela Stadium. Kick off is at 5.00pm. Generous Montesinos On Sunday 11th December 2016, at 4.15pm, CD Montesinos play against Deportive Orihuela CF "A", at Los Montesinos. During the half-time break at about 5.00pm, the CD Montesinos Supporter's Club, "The Full Monte", will be making their annual donation of a substantial amount of groceries to Caritas. The groceries will be handed over to a representative of the Social Services at Los Montesinos. CD Montesinos are now third and in the promotion race.

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