Saturday, 4 October 2008

Mayor's bedtimes put youth to sleep

"The party is over for Spanish children in the Canary Island town of Aguimes: the mayor has announced a curfew that will send them to bed well before midnight on schooldays. Antonio Morales said the town's 7,000 under-16s were staying up so late that it was affecting their schoolwork, making them apathetic and turning them into drug-taking troublemakers ..."

Giles Tremlett in Madrid
Guardian Wednesday October 3, 2001

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