National

A satirical take on Spanish national news

Hit-&-Run Policeman

Thursday, April 12, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Hit-&-Run Policeman

A Guardia Civil policeman has been arrested over a hit-and-run incident on the 31st of March in Villablino, Castilla-León. »

Radio Commentator Goes Too Far

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
By Martin Myall
Radio Commentator Goes Too Far

A Spanish radio commentator, Federico Jiménez Losantos, observed that there are 200,000 Germans in the Balearic Islands as potential hostages. Why? Read on. »

Foreign Cyclist Killed

Friday, April 6, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Foreign Cyclist Killed

A driver knocked over nine cyclists yesterday in Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, seriously injuring several of them. »

Property Tax Scare

Friday, April 6, 2018
By Martin Myall
Property Tax Scare

There has been a general cry of alarm after it became known that the 2018 budget included linking the catastro to real market property prices. »

Elephants on the Autovia

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Elephants on the Autovia

Along all the autovías in Spain there is a perimeter fence to keep wild animals out to avoid accidents, but when elephants arrive by lorry... »

Falling Tree Kills Toddler

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Falling Tree Kills Toddler

The heavy rains and high winds at the end of March caused the death of a 4-year old in a Madrid park when a tree fell on him. »

Fugitive Ex-PM Arrested

Sunday, March 25, 2018
By Editor
Fugitive Ex-PM Arrested

The ex-Prime Minister of Cataluña, Sr. Puigdemont, who fled the country to avoid arrest, was arrested under an International Arrest Warrant in Germany. »

Willy Vs. God

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Martin Myall
Willy Vs. God

The Spanish actor, Willy Toledo, says that he "shits on God and has enough left for the Holy Dogma and the Virgin Mary," on facebook. Now he has to go before the judge. »

The Violet Revolution

Friday, March 9, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Violet Revolution

The turn out for the International Women's Day in Spain was overwhelming, leaving the rest of the Western World amazed. »

No Heineken Freebies!

Friday, March 9, 2018
By Martin Myall
No Heineken Freebies!

Online scams are abundant; everything from Nigerian princes wanting to give you a cut of their wealth, to duff online purchases. Here's the latest. »

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