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Drink-Drive Bus Driver

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Drink-Drive Bus Driver

The Guardia Civil in Murcia arrested a bus driver who was six times over the alcohol intake limit. He had been stopped on the A-7 with 40 passengers on board. »

The Tragic Nineteenth

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
The Tragic Nineteenth

Yesterday harvested the lives of three toddlers in separate accidents across the country. We have already covered the drowning of a 4-year old in Órgiva, but two more died on the same day. »

Drivers vs. Cyclists

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Martin Myall
Drivers vs. Cyclists

In the space of only a week there have been three cases of drivers, two of them under the influence of alcohol or drugs, in one instance both, ploughing into groups of cyclists. »

Two Deaths from Falls

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Two Deaths from Falls

A 13-year-old boy fell from the roof of an abandoned factory in Teià (Barcelona) on Sunday the 14th and died from the 10-metre fall. »

Another Bouncy-Castle Accident

Monday, May 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Another Bouncy-Castle Accident

Within the space of just over a week, there have been two incidents involving badly moored, bouncy castles, resulting in injuries and even a death. »

Very Bad Parking

Friday, May 12, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Very Bad Parking

It was nearly four in the morning one day in Pamplona and a young male driver decided to park; his parking was impeccable but his choice of parking space was very erroneous. »

The Dog Killers

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By Martin Myall
The Dog Killers

Up in Valverde de la Virgen (Leon) a 47-year-old man stands accused of tying his dog to the rear of his car, making it run home, resulting in it dying from exhaustion. »

Teens Die in Lift Accident

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Teens Die in Lift Accident

Two teenagers died yesterday in Madrid when the floor gave way in the lift they were using between the 8th & 9th floors - the fall killed them both instantly. »

Toddler Rescued from Window

Monday, May 8, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Toddler Rescued from Window

The police managed to prevent a tragic accident after they were alerted to the presence of a toddler hanging half out of a 1st-floor window in the area of Madrid known as Usera. »

Bouncy Castle Fatality

Monday, May 8, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Bouncy Castle Fatality

Seven children were hurt when a bouncy castle in Girona was first reported to have exploded, flying some 40 metres with the children inside, three of whom were seriously injured. »