National

A satirical take on Spanish national news

Galicia Burns

Monday, October 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Galicia Burns

Galicia has always been synonymous with lush, green countryside and rolling forests but a combination of arsonists and a bludgeoning drought is turning swathes of the region into wasteland. »

Eurofighter Down

Friday, October 13, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Eurofighter Down

On Spain’s equivalent to the Armed Forces Day, the 12th of October, an aircraft taking part in the aerial display crashed, killing the pilot. »

Children Defending Children

Friday, October 6, 2017
By Martin Myall
Children Defending Children

There are times when children put adults to shame and what happened in a Catalan school is one of those times. »

Guardia Civil Move In

Sunday, October 1, 2017
By Martin Myall
Guardia Civil Move In

Owing to the fact that the Catalán Regional Police have failed to act, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional have moved in to evict voters and voting officials from the occupied schools. »

The Day We Changed

Sunday, October 1, 2017
By Martin Myall
The Day We Changed

It doesn't matter what happens in Cataluña today; whether there is a massive turn or or whether it fizzles out like a damp firework, Spain has changed for good; for the better or for the worse. »

Swede Dies in Forest Fire

Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Swede Dies in Forest Fire

The body of a Swedish woman, resident of San Mateo in Gran Canaria, has been found, victim of the forest fire that has already consumed 2,779 hectares of pine and mountain shrub. »

Swiss Couple Hit by Lightning

Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Swiss Couple Hit by Lightning

A Swiss couple were badly injured yesterday after being struck by lightning when they were sightseeing from the Torre de Cala in Basset, which is a vantage point in Adratax (Mallorca). »

Brit Toddler Saved at Airport

Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit Toddler Saved at Airport

The life of a 2-year-old, British child was saved at the Alicante-Elche Airport who had lost consciousness and suffered a fit. »

Swede’s Gory Suitcase

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Martin Myall
Swede’s Gory Suitcase

(CBO) The case of a stabbed police detective, the dismembered body of a male hairdresser in a suitcase and double-murder, Brazilian-born, Swede figures prominently in the news lately. »

Cocaine Baby Hospitalised

Friday, September 1, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Cocaine Baby Hospitalised

The parents of a 1-month-old baby have been arrested after it was found that the baby had cocaine in its system. »