National

A satirical take on Spanish national news

Those Pesky Phone Calls

Monday, February 4, 2019
By Martin Myall
Those Pesky Phone Calls

Did you know that phone companies can't spam you with unsolicited offers outside certain hours and not on any old day of the week, either? »

Policeman, Car Thief & Long Drop

Monday, February 4, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Policeman, Car Thief & Long Drop

Yesterday saw the day of a man being tried for the attempted murder of a Guardia Civil Officer, who had caught him red-handed breaking into a car. »

Brothels, Mickey Finns & Porkies

Thursday, January 31, 2019
By Martin Myall
Brothels, Mickey Finns & Porkies

The Guardia Civil in Puerto Rico-Mogán, (Canary Islands), are investigating a foreign tourist, suspected of fraud. Read on! »

Speed Limit Changes

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Speed Limit Changes

Beware because as of Monday (28th) the new speed limits on national (N-340 for example) roads came into effect meaning that the top speed is 90 KPH. »

The Magic Roundabout

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
The Magic Roundabout

The Traffic Department in Soria received a call at six one morning to say that a car was going round and round a roundabout... in the wrong direction. »

Horse Causes Road Death

Sunday, January 6, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Horse Causes Road Death

The Guardia Civil have identified the owner of a horse (thanks to its microchip) that caused a road accident resulting in a death. »

Posting Car Photos Online

Thursday, January 3, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Posting Car Photos Online

The Guardia Civil has warned against posting photos of your car, where you can see the number plate, on social media and car-sale sites. »

Choked on the Midnight Grapes

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Choked on the Midnight Grapes

A 3-year-old child died in Gijón (Asturias) after choking on a grape during the New Year ritual of swallowing grapes to the midnight chimes. »

The Softy Green Meanies

Sunday, December 30, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Softy Green Meanies

The Green Meanies can be softies, as what happened on the 27th demonstrates: they tackled a cliff to rescue a dog. »

Wanted Irishman Found in Benidorm

Saturday, December 29, 2018
By Editor
Wanted Irishman Found in Benidorm

An Irishman wanted for robbery and extortion, amongst other crimes, was arrested in Benidorm on Boxing day. »

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