Wednesday, February 21
New Year’s Day killings spark a call to action to combat violence against women in France |  France
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New Year’s Day killings spark a call to action to combat violence against women in France | France

Feminist activists in France are calling for tougher government action to combat violence against women and girls after three women were allegedly killed by their current or former partner on the first day of 2022.The body of a 28-year-old military recruit who had been stabbed to death was found near Saumur, in western France, on Saturday. Local prosecutor Alexandra Verron said a 21-year-old man, also a soldier, had been arrested and investigators were investigating a possible femicide: the murder of a woman by her partner or ex-partner.In eastern France, police discovered the body of a 56-year-old woman with a knife to her chest after residents of Meurthe-et-Moselle reported a violent dispute. The victim's husband was questioned by the police and was due to appear before a judge on M...
Museums increase their number of visitors in the second half of 2021
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Museums increase their number of visitors in the second half of 2021

The great museums of Madrid have recovered visits in the year 2021, although still far from the figures reached in 2019 prior to the health pandemic. Capacity restrictions for much of the year and the drop in foreign tourists have conditioned the recovery of visits. Thus, the Prado Museum closed last year with 1,175,078 visitors, 32 percent more than in 2020, but a number lower than the 3.2 million reached in 2019, the year in which a record number was reached in the history of the Madrid art gallery. The same has happened in the case of the Reina Sofía and the Museo Nacional Thyssen...
RIDING ELCHE |  This is how the Three Kings parade will be in Elche: schedule, alternative route and 3,000 more locations
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RIDING ELCHE | This is how the Three Kings parade will be in Elche: schedule, alternative route and 3,000 more locations

Elche will get back your Magic kings's horse riding after not being able to celebrate it last year due to the pandemic. The royal pages they are already in town to receive the children's letters. The Letters to the Magi can be delivered at the Christmas Fair, located in the Paseo de la Estación, between this Monday and Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. "We will once again have a magnificent Kings Parade, full of fantasy and illusion for the little ones. We have made an effort to carry it out and adapt to current recommendations ", assures the mayor of Parties, Mariola Galiana. The particularities of this year have forced to draw a Alternative tour of the Three Kings Parade in Elche to the t...
A hundred troops will ensure security on the day of the Parade in Alcoy
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A hundred troops will ensure security on the day of the Parade in Alcoy

A hundred members of the different Security Forces and Corps will ensure that the Cabalgata de Reyes Magos de Alcoy and the rest of the events scheduled for this Wednesday the 5th take place normally. Apart from the main act of Nadal Alcoià, the oldest of those that commemorate the arrival of Their Majesties from the East in Spain, the traditional visit to the Royal Camp will take place in the morning. And also, at night the celebration of the Copa del Rey match between Alcoyano and Real Madrid coincides in the field of El Collao. The organization and coordination of the device has been carried out this Monday in a Security Board, carried out electronically with the presence of representatives of the local go...
Chile, land of the future |  Opinion
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Chile, land of the future | Opinion

Chile is the land of daring political experiments. In 1970, in the middle of the Cold War, the Government of Salvador Allende tried to challenge extreme regional polarization by proposing a model that sought to reconcile a radical transformation of the country's social structures with a democratic institutional framework. The Chilean Way to Socialism, the name that this dream took, set out to overcome the extreme political centralization proposal put forward by the Cuban Revolution and its commitment to armed struggle, while avoiding the fierce US opposition to Latin American socialism. Allende recognized the merits of the Cuban experiment, but after the failure of a decade of armed struggle, he also seemed to glimpse its deep limits to detonate a wave of reform in the countries of t...
Gypsy storyteller against inequality
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Gypsy storyteller against inequality

"Juana wanted to hear the stories of her family, the stories that enraptured her and she could not find in the stories at school; that is why she decided to buy a notebook and write down all the old stories of her family." Under this premise began his path of creative writing the BaladreS Company, promoted by the Social Services of the Valencian City Council of Sagunto between the Roma women from a neighborhood officially considered vulnerable for decades, in which about 7,000 people are registered in less than 2,800 homes. The first steps of this cultural initiative advanced in a poetic way, but this time the work focuses on the narrative. Elements of the story, with their multiple voices and spaces, in addi...
A flying saucer to float on the Moon
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A flying saucer to float on the Moon

A new floating rover in the shape of a flying saucer would take advantage of the direct energy of the Sun, aided by small ionic propellants, to move levitating by the Moon and other stars without atmosphere. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a "flying saucer" that could float across the Moon: it is a light, dish-shaped rover that can fly in suspension across the surface of the moon. Luna and other airless planetary surfaces, such as asteroids. The "flying saucer" it would be powered by the electric field that builds up due to direct exposure to the Sun and its surrounding plasma: in the absence of an atmosphere, the energetic charge would make it possible to levitate more than...
The occupancy of the ICU by covid patients is close to 50% in Torrevieja
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The occupancy of the ICU by covid patients is close to 50% in Torrevieja

The Torrevieja University Hospital has currently admitted 46 patients with covid. Nine of them in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The balance of hospitalization for covid also registers a deceased by the disease between December 27 and yesterday January 2. The hospital occupation for coronavirus patients maintains growth slow but steady for more than a month in the department of Torrevieja, although in recent days, according to official data from the Ministry of Health, has experienced a significant rebound. Thus, on Christmas week there were 37 admitted patients, 6 of them in the ICU. In total nine less than now-; and 35 admitted (4 in ICU) in the previous week-from December 13 to 19-. ...
Reasons a clean-shaven appearance is better than a beard
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Reasons a clean-shaven appearance is better than a beard

Image source Gone are the days when James Dean's beloved face represented the standard of shaving for men. Today beards are the highlight of the heat and for anyone who wants to break the mold, picking up the razor and shaving it seems like the hardest thing in the world. Now that I think about it, long, full beards became popular a few years ago and have remained that way ever since. Over the years, men of almost all ages have grown facial hair, and to be honest; they adore their beards. They cannot hear anything negative about them, literally. But, as much as you want to go completely natural and grow the most prominent and unwieldy beard possible, it's not always the best option. Besides wreaking havoc on your face, beards are difficult to handle and can affect the quality o...
NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16: Kazuchika Okada’s eyes reclaim the title
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NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16: Kazuchika Okada’s eyes reclaim the title

January 5 marks two years since Kazuchika Okada wore the maximum title in New Japan Pro-Wrestling.But by then, Okada plans to have the title around her waist again.Two years is a considerable amount of time for a star of Okada's magnitude to be left without a world title reign. After winning this year's G1 Climax tournament, challenge reigning champion Shingo Takagi in the main event on the first night of Fight Kingdom 16, which takes place at the Tokyo Dome on Tuesday and airs live on FITE TV.Takagi defeated Okada last June to win the vacant IWGP world heavyweight championship. If Okada wins in Fighting kingdom, will mark his first career with the belt. Meanwhile, he has been carrying a now-defunct version of the IWGP heavyweight title since October. This lends credence to the poss...