MADRID (Reuters) - The races to control the Spanish capital and the wider region around Madrid in elections next Sunday look to be going down to the wire, according to two polls. The battle for Madrid, Spain's most powerful region, reflects the country's increasing political fragmentation, marked by the comeback by the Socialists and a battle among three right wing parties after the emergence of far-right Vox. The far-left Mas Madrid looks set to retain the mayor's post in the capital, but polls in El Pais and ABC newspapers suggested incumbent Manuela Carmena would need to work with the Socialists to form a majority. Centre-right Ciudadanos, with 20% of votes, would overtake the conservative People's Party (PP) as the main opposition party and, in a coalition with PP and far-right Vox, could be one or two seats away from a majority, the El Pais poll said. The ABC poll showed Vox would lose half of the support it received in Madrid in Spain's national election in April, taking it … [Read more...] about Polls show tight race in Madrid local, regional elections
Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle Updated 10:12 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 These will be on HEB's shelves soon. >>>Take a historic look back at the beloved grocer's first days. These will be on HEB's shelves soon. >>>Take a historic look back at the beloved grocer's first days. Photo: EXO Photo: EXO Image 1 of / 25 Caption Close Image 1 of 25 These will be on HEB's shelves soon. >>>Take a historic look back at the beloved grocer's first days. These will be on HEB's shelves soon. >>>Take a historic look back at the beloved grocer's first days. Photo: EXO Texas-farmed edible crickets will hit H-E-B shelves soon 1 / 25 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about Whole-roasted crickets is now a thing at your local H-E-B
Reporters hired under a BBC-funded scheme to fill the gaps in news coverage of local authorities arising from newspaper cuts and closures have spoken candidly to Press Gazette about their experiences. The local democracy reporters scheme, part of the Local News Partnership between the BBC and the News Media Association, has recruited 144 journalists nationwide since its launch in January last year.TimelineFebruary 18, 2019Judge to issue new guidelines on challenging reporting restrictions in family courts after journalist's appeal winFebruary 15, 2019BBC axes This Week as presenter Andrew Neil ‘bows out’ from late-night politics showFebruary 13, 2019BBC to cut News at Ten by ten minutes with national news running five minutes shorter The journalists are deployed in local/regional newsrooms – known as their “host publisher” -and report to editors at local titles, but their salaries (a minimum of £22,000 or £24,000 in London) are paid for by the … [Read more...] about ‘We’re making a difference’: BBC-funded local democracy reporters speak candidly about first year of scheme to fill news gaps
Information sessions for community-led tourism providers will be held in the Guildhall tomorrow (Wednesday). Two formal information sessions will take place at 10.30am and 6.00pm.For tourism providers unable to attend the formal sessions, one-to-one informal sessions will also be provided on the day between 10:30am and 6.00pm.The sessions will provide details of a new development course – ‘Community-led tourism in societies affected by conflict’ – which will be run in collaboration with Ulster University and Urban Villages.Linzi Simpson, the council’s Peace Tourism Project Officer said: “This development programme aims to help the project to pilot a ‘Peace Tourism’ experience suited to local, national and international visitor demand. Among the objectives of the project is allowing the local council area to position itself as a place for community, local, regional and international field trips and residential and training/awareness … [Read more...] about Community led local tourism providers sought by council
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