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Family Dies in Flash Flood

By Vivienne Hughes

The emergency services in Extremadura have located the bodies of four victims in a canyoneering accident, all for are of the same family. »

Justified Homicide?

By Martin Myall

Daniel took a shotgun to his father, Ángel Cortés Solana (68), who had been making his mother’s life, a misery for 40 years - he shot him whilst he slept. »

Dodgy Internet Purchase

By Hugh MacArthur

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in Badajoz after selling a stolen camera lens to a policeman via the Internet. »

Porn in the Classroom

By Martin Myall

Sometimes, fact is stranger than fiction, but the fact is that a teacher at a religious school unwittingly exhibited porn on the classroom projector... for 50 minutes. »

Illegal Surgery on Dogs

By Vivienne Hughes

The environmental department of the Guardia Civil, Seprona, has confiscated 55 dogs from a man in Don Benito (Badajoz). »

DIY Road Lines

By Hugh MacArthur

A farmer from Zafra in Badajoz was found guilty of painting out parts of an unbroken white line (no overtaking) in order to 'legally' turn into his property. »

The Unfairest Dismissal?

By Vivienne Hughes

The Spanish Army will have to take a female soldier back into its ranks thanks to a court sentence which considered that she had been unfairly dismissed. »

And Now for the Good News…

By Martin Myall

Juan Antonio from the province of Badajoz in Extremadura won 36m euros on the Euro Jackpot just over a year ago and he is convinced that God gave him it so that he could help others. »

Highway Thieves Arrested

By Martin Myall

A gang of robbers who preyed on foreign drivers has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The modus operandi was to target foreign travellers parked in the rest areas of autovias and autopistas. »