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The Three Absent Kings

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Three Absent Kings

The AP-6 controversy is worsening because more information is coming to light, such as the fact that the department Heads were absent. »

The AP-6 Controversy

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
By Martin Myall
The AP-6 Controversy

(COE12/HMI08 ) A snow storm that had 3,000 vehicles trapped on a motorway in the Province of Segovia on Saturday night has transformed into a political storm with calls for those responsible to resign. »

Prisoner Not Dead

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
By Martin Myall
Prisoner Not Dead

A prisoner in an Asturias jail was found dead in his cell yesterday morning and was taken to the morgue pending a post mortem. »

Electricity Goes Up Again

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Electricity Goes Up Again

(ESP10) The year is ending with yet another price hike in the cost of electricity, converting December in the 4th consecutive month with a price increase. »

Police Brutality?

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Police Brutality?

There's a video on Twitter, which we have reproduced here, that has caused quite a stir on social media: a policeman slaps a woman to the ground. »

Punctures & Policemen

Thursday, December 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Punctures & Policemen

(ESP06) Fifty-odd lorries have suffered punctures on a particular stretch of the AP-7 where it passes through Cataluña - the culprit is allegedly a policeman. »

Mother Stabbed Own Baby

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Mother Stabbed Own Baby

(ESP04) A young woman admitted in court on Monday the 11th, behind closed doors, that she had stabbed her own baby shortly after having given birh to it, killing it. »

Cop Killer Caught

Sunday, December 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Cop Killer Caught

A Serbian man, wanted by the law, shot dead two Guardia Civil policemen and a farmer in Teruel, in the north of Spain. »

A Fruit Machine, Tractor & Bar

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
A Fruit Machine, Tractor & Bar

A bar owner told the farmhand playing on a fruitmachine that he had to go because the bar was closing. The lad did, but only to return and ram the entrance with his tractor. »

Mad Cow Disease Detected

Monday, December 4, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Mad Cow Disease Detected

A new case of Mad Cow Disease (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) was discovered on a farm in Salamanca, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health. »