The ex-pat blood doner

If proof was ever needed that politicians care more about big business than the people who elected them, try giving blood in Spain. If you are British, Spain does not want your blood! The UK government knew the dangers of BSE as early as 1988 when certain slaughterhouse products were banned by European law, but chose to allow infected meat to be served to consumers as late as 1993. Read More …

Bull fighting in France – Constitutional

Nothing sends me off the deep end quicker than any news about animal cruelty. So when you hear that it has been enshrined in the constitution, you would probably think I was talking about a third world country. However, Judges in France have ruled that it is unconstitutional to ban bull fighting. Next they will be telling us that it is unconstitutional to not be allowed to burn witches at the stake. Read More …