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Spain's strawberry farms from hell

Added: 19.07.2018 14:26 | 5 views | 0 comments

Spain's south-western Huelva region is known around the world for its strawberries. The fruit-picking season lasts three months and attracts workers from Eastern Europe and Morocco. But recently, Moroccan women have complained about working conditions, with some even reporting cases of sexual assault. Unions say few locals care about the situation because of the huge sums the strawberry industry generates. Our correspondents report.


The coolest hipster meccas to visit in Eastern Europe

Added: 06.10.2017 9:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

With a post-communist and increasingly cosmopolitan vibe and plenty of artistic creavity juxtaposed with historic sites and pockets of conservative attitudes, what was formally known as Eastern Europe has some extraordinary places to visit. Fancy yourself as a bit of hipster? If so, our guest blogger Jules Bukovsky, a traveller and expat with a taste for...


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