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Spain: Security stepped up at Saloufest00:48

Spain: Security stepped up at Saloufest

Spain, Catalan
April 4, 2013 at 06:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

The drunken sports festival known as Saloufest in the Catalan region faced an increase in private security and regulation Wednesday, after over 5,000 British 18-23 year-olds arrived for the biggest university sports festival offered to British students.

Saloufest is infamous for the hedonistic behaviour of it's visitors, mostly Brits and Irish, who play sports during the day and drink alcohol during the night. The police patrol is present but during the annual celebration does not enforce the laws usually held as standard. Public nudity and consumpotion of alcohol in the streets are both illegal in Spain but go unregulated every first week of April since 2002, bringing contraversy to the small town over the economic benefits versus the abuse of domestic law by foreign students.

A 21-year old British man suffered a broken pelvis and serious injuries after jumping from a balcony 2am, Wednesday. Another incident saw a young girl reportedly found by local police on the beach disorientated, crying, with no underwear and no memory of the previous night.

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The drunken sports festival known as Saloufest in the Catalan region faced an increase in private security and regulation Wednesday, after over 5,000 British 18-23 year-olds arrived for the biggest university sports festival offered to British students.

Saloufest is infamous for the hedonistic behaviour of it's visitors, mostly Brits and Irish, who play sports during the day and drink alcohol during the night. The police patrol is present but during the annual celebration does not enforce the laws usually held as standard. Public nudity and consumpotion of alcohol in the streets are both illegal in Spain but go unregulated every first week of April since 2002, bringing contraversy to the small town over the economic benefits versus the abuse of domestic law by foreign students.

A 21-year old British man suffered a broken pelvis and serious injuries after jumping from a balcony 2am, Wednesday. Another incident saw a young girl reportedly found by local police on the beach disorientated, crying, with no underwear and no memory of the previous night.