National

A satirical take on Spanish national news

The Number of Drownings Climbs

Monday, August 20, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
The Number of Drownings Climbs

Another week of drownings in Spain, ending yesterday with the death of a minor in a private swimming pool in Chimeneas, Granada. »

Puppies Rescued from Well

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
By Louise Powell
Puppies Rescued from Well

Fire personnel in Alguazas in Murcia managed to rescue five puppies that had been dropped down a well in a plastic bag. »

A Weekend of Numerous Drownings

Monday, August 13, 2018
By Martin Myall
A Weekend of Numerous Drownings

A total of seven people drowned in separate incidents this weekend past in Madrid (2), Mallorca (2), Córdoba, Gran Canaria and Barcelona. »

Tick Bite Death

Sunday, August 12, 2018
By Martin Myall
Tick Bite Death

Around 100 people are under medical observation in Ávila after a man died of Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever, transmitted by a tick. »

Baby Left in Locked Car

Sunday, August 12, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Baby Left in Locked Car

A 10-month-old girl died after being left in a locked car for eight hours on Friday. This took place in Mallorca on the Balearic Islands. »

Increased Tax on Diesel

Friday, August 10, 2018
By Martin Myall
Increased Tax on Diesel

The Central Government is going to 'change' the tax of diesel fuel, announced the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism. »

Waiter Copies Credit Card

Thursday, August 9, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Waiter Copies Credit Card

The Supreme Court has confirmed a waiter's 5-year, prison sentence for cloning a diners' credit card at the restaurant where he worked. »

Missing German Girl Found

Sunday, August 5, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Missing German Girl Found

The Policía Nacional in Granada managed to locate a missing, German teenager on Friday night at 22.00h after she went missing in Madrid. »

The Taxi Strike

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
By Martin Myall
The Taxi Strike

The taxi strike, which started in Barcelona, has spread across the country causing chaos and even reaching the city of Granada. »

Glasses & Driving Fines

Monday, July 30, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Glasses & Driving Fines

You might not know it but it is illegal to drive wearing reading glasses, even if it only so that you can see the dashboard. »

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