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Ayuso proposes Carballedo as president of the Madrid Assembly and leaves Vox without that position
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Ayuso proposes Carballedo as president of the Madrid Assembly and leaves Vox without that position

The acting president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, will propose this Tuesday to the Popular Parliamentary Group of the Madrid Assembly that Eugenia Carballedo is the new president of the autonomous Parliament. On June 8, the Madrid Assembly is constituted after the elections held on May 4, in which the PP led by Díaz Ayuso won the elections with a large majority of 65 seats. With this movement, Ayuso leaves Vox without the leadership of the Autonomous Chamber, a position to which they aspired to be considered a priority partner of the PP.In this way, the XII Legislature will start, which will have a maximum period of two years. Carballedo has been until now a member of the Ex...
The Albacete restaurant ‘Cañitas Maite’ stars in a historic and unrepeatable feat in Madrid Fusión
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The Albacete restaurant ‘Cañitas Maite’ stars in a historic and unrepeatable feat in Madrid Fusión

In just six hours, twentysomething chefs Javier Sanz and Juan Sahquillo win the Newcomer Chef of the Year Award, the Best Ham Croquette Award and the Best Pickled Pickle Award. Juan Sahquillo and Javier Sanz with the Revelation Chef Award. We already said in Metropolis last September that the gastronomic revelation of the year was in a town in Albacete and it was called Caitas Maite. The nineteenth edition of the gastronomic congress Madrid Fusin Alimentos de Espaa has only confirmed it throughout Wednesday, June 2, in six hectic and exciting hours, between 12 and 18, which will be unforgettable for the very young chefs in their twenties Javier Sanz and Juan Sahquillo and for all those who experienced them live, and who will go not only into the annals of the congress but also of world g...
Thousands of irrigators from the Tajo-Segura protest against the transfer cuts and reignite the ‘water war’
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Thousands of irrigators from the Tajo-Segura protest against the transfer cuts and reignite the ‘water war’

Thousands of irrigators and farmers of the three regions of the transfer, Almería, Murcia and Alicante, They have demonstrated this Monday in Madrid to protest against the cuts that the Government of Pedro Sánchez plans in the Tajo-Segura transfer. They have had the support of leaders such as President of Murcia, Fernando López Miras, that has denounced a "roadmap" for close the transfer.The protesters have denounced problems accessing the capital. And it is that the National Police has retained the bulk of the motorized demonstration called by the Central Union of Irrigators of the Tajo-Segura Aqueduct (Scrats), although finally a pact has allowed 15 trucks will take part in the tour.The agen...
Stop ‘body shaming’: an Ifema stewardess, fired for not fitting the one-size-fits-all uniform
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Stop ‘body shaming’: an Ifema stewardess, fired for not fitting the one-size-fits-all uniform

Alba Nevado was going to be IFEMA stewardess, but the company that hired her services decided to fire her because she did not have a uniform of her sizeThe young woman has denounced this situation through her social networks so that "no woman has to go through this again""In the middle of the year 2021 and being a time marked by the supposed learning of the human being after the experience of the pandemic, I have been rejected because of my size and weight." With these words begins the hard testimony of Snowy Dawn, a young woman who should be working as a hostess at the International Tourism Fair (IFEMA), after having passed the training and being qualified for the position, but who she has been fired because a one-size-fits-all uniform did not fit her. An unfortunate case of 'body shami...
Nevado, Fitur’s stewardess rejected because the company that hired her did not have uniforms of her size
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Nevado, Fitur’s stewardess rejected because the company that hired her did not have uniforms of her size

Beauty standards and clothing sizes have become one of the most contentious topics on social media. The last to suffer the consequences of the regulations has been Alba Nevado, a lover of the performing arts who has been rejected for a job for not meeting stipulated clothing sizes.Alba is also an actress, author and director of the play The dead hours which, just a couple of months ago, was performed at the OFF Latina room in Madrid. But, of course, the young woman also wants to earn a living with jobs that help her get ahead. A) Yes, prepared to be one of the hostesses of the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) which took place at the Ifema in Madrid and ended on Sunday.Her experience with B...
The Kings visit Fitur at its inauguration but without going through the Moroccan stand
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The Kings visit Fitur at its inauguration but without going through the Moroccan stand

The kings of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia inaugurate the 41st edition of FiturJuan Carlos Hidalgo placeholder imageEFEThe Kings of Spain Don Felipe and Doa Letizia have inaugurated this Wednesday the 41st edition of the International Tourism Fair, Fitur, which is held in Ifema and which is the first event with international mobility since the pandemic broke out.The fair opens in the middle of the diplomatic crisis with Morocco due to the migratory conflict. Don Felipe and Doa Letizia have made a tour of various pavilions of the fair, but they have avoided going to the stand in Morocco.It is not usually part of the usual tour of the Kings, but on other occasions they had only visited it and today there was expectation in case they did. However, this has not been the case and, in fact, the ...
The Kings inaugurate Fitur 2021, the great commitment to the reactivation of tourism
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The Kings inaugurate Fitur 2021, the great commitment to the reactivation of tourism

The Kings of Spain, Don Felipe and Doña Leticia, inaugurate this Wednesday the International Tourism Fair, Features of 2021 'Special Recovery Tourism', which is held in Ifema Madrid until next Sunday as the great strategic commitment of the Spanish Government for the recovery of tourism. It will be the first fair in hybrid format of the international circuit of major events in the sector and will also serve as a framework to present the Green Digital Certificate, which will help tourist mobility this summer throughout Europe.The Kings will take a tour of the different pavilions of the fair, which this year are seven, accompanied by different authorities, such as the president of t...
Fitur 2021 starts: the sector foresees an explosion of tourism this summer due to vaccination and the desire to travel
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Fitur 2021 starts: the sector foresees an explosion of tourism this summer due to vaccination and the desire to travel

The Spanish tourism sector has been one of the worst hit by the coronavirus. One number says it all. In 2020, the year of the pandemic, only 19 million foreign tourists arrived in Spain, the worst year in the history of the sector, which was 77.3% less than the 83.5 million in 2019.Sinking of tourism due to the coronavirus Tourists with maskIsaac Buj - Europa PressA year before the Covid-19, Spain had positioned itself as the second country that received the most tourists in the world, only behind France and ahead of the United States. Tourism, and related activities, represented practically 15% of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP), until the coronavirus, the jewel in the crown o...
The exodus of the first weekend without restrictions: "We already wanted the sun and beer on the beach"
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The exodus of the first weekend without restrictions: "We already wanted the sun and beer on the beach"

The availability of people from Madrid to the beaches of Alicante has been an easily verifiable fact since this Friday, when many brought forward the festival of San Isidro to head for the coast.What during the state of alarm was a constant temptation to escape to second homes or to enjoy the sea has turned this weekend into total freedom translated into a large influx of visitors.Crowded beaches, full restaurants, hotels in operation and traffic jams are the rage in Alicante. The recovery of mobility, which at the moment is limited only to the national market, has also led to the resurrection of travel and tourism. Benidorm, Xbia, Dnia and San Juan beach are the main scenarios of this first approach to normality."We already wanted the sun and beer on the beach," says Sergio, who rushes ...
The celebration and the chotis overcome the fear of Covid in San Isidro
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The celebration and the chotis overcome the fear of Covid in San Isidro

For the second year in a row, the coronavirus has clouded the festivities of San Isidro, the patron saint of Madrid, by not holding large celebrations, but the people of Madrid have not been able to resist the temptation to go to the meadow with their best chulapo finery to dance the chotis or the alternative fair that has been held at the Ifema site."We weren't going to stay home", has assured David, who has put on the parpusa, the sucker, the carnation and the mask, together with his daughters Carla and Abril, to attend the first fair to be held after more than 20 months in Ifema.The Ferris wheel, the pirate ship or the witch's train have started again at the fairgrounds and, despite the palp...