Spain Benidorm Fest 2023 Contestants

Spain announces 18 potentials for the next Eurovision song contest

Benidorm Fest 2023 will be the national selection for Spain's Eurovision Song Contest 2023, which will take place in Liverpool in May. The event will be divided into three live broadcasts: Semifinals 1: January 31, 2023Semifinals 2: February 2, 2023Final: February 4, 2023 Spain is officially ready for Eurovision 2023, when 18 performers (up from 16) will join, all hoping to secure a flight to...

Shakira Tax Fraud Spain

For tax evasion, Shakira will stand trial in Spain

FOR alleged tax fraud of €14.5 million (£12.9 million), Colombian singer Shakira will go on trial in Spain. An undetermined date has been set by a court in Barcelona for the artist to go on trial for six alleged tax offences. The superstar would face an eight-year prison sentence and a €23.8 million fine if proven guilty, according to Spanish authorities. The 45-year-old has previously...

Alovera Beach

On the outskirts of Madrid, Spain builds Europe’s largest artificial beach

SPAIN'S newest saltwater beach will have a variety of water sports, waterslides, bars and eateries Because of its many cultural attractions and cosmopolitan environment, Madrid is a popular travel destination for both Spanish and foreign tourists. However, because the city can get quite hot in the summer, many residents choose to escape the heat by heading to the coast. Alovera Beach, which is...

Elon Musk

Elon Musk and partner rock singer Grimes have had a baby

UNCONVENTIONAL multi-billionaire Elon Musk and his partner alternative rock singer Grimes have given birth to a baby boy this week – with the name raising a few eyebrows. The CEO of the Tesla electric car firm posted “Mom & baby all good” alongside a picture of the new born being held by Musk who was wearing an “OCCUPY MARS” T-shirt, a lifetime ambition of the off the wall entrepreneur. When...

tim brooke taylor

Tim Brooke-Taylor of The Goodies Dies With COVID-19

COMEDIAN, actor, writer, presenter and unlikely pop star Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE died at the weekend aged 79 fron COVID-19. Despite his varied CV he will always be best remembered as one third of the 1970s anarchic and irreverent sketch-comedy show “The Goodies”. Co-stars Bill Oddie and Graeme Garden were among the many stars paying tribute to him, alongside contemporary comedians such as Jack dee, Susan...


Friends TV favourite during coronavirus lockdown

DESPITE filming its last episode over a quarter of a century ago, the sit-com “Friends” still has an ardent following, not just among people that enjoyed it at the time but from a generation that weren’t even born in 1994 when the long running series ended. During the current crisis it has grown even further if that was possible, with many turning to the harmless comfort of what they know and love in...


50th anniversary of the Beatles splitting up

THIS Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles splitting up, breaking millions of fans hearts on 9 April 1970. Saying that, the split has never been officially announced, although it was clear to anyone close to them that their time had come. On the day itself a press release was issued by Paul McCartney about his first solo album. Most of it focused on the new record but two one word replies...

Peter Kay

Peter Kay back on screen

 MUCH loved comedian Peter Kay is the stand-out act in a fundraising special TV show planned for later this month. Charities such as Comic Relief and Children in Need are collaborating in the one off event to raise funds for the fight against coronavirus in the UK, specifically sufferers and their families who have been affected by it. This will be the Bolton funny man’s first appearance in three years,...


Pussy Galore Bond Girl Dies

ONE of the most iconic of the many Bond Girls, British actor Honor Blackman, has died at the age of 94. Although best known globally for her role as Pussy Galore in the 1954 James Bond film Goldfinger alongside Sean Connery she built a huge body of work before and after that. The British public would already have known her as Cathy Gale in the early 1960s “Avengers” TV series, an all action modern...


WELSH popstar Duffy drugged, kidnapped and raped

WELSH popstar Duffy has written on social media how she was drugged, kidnapped, raped and secretly taken abroad during the height of her fame. She had previously released little details about the incident but had told her Instagram followers that the ordeal had been to blame for her sudden hiatus when it seemed her career was at its peak. She wrote “it was my birthday, I was drugged at a restaurant, I...

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