National

A satirical take on Spanish national news

No Blind Dogs Allowed

Saturday, January 18, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
No Blind Dogs Allowed

Three blind men had decided to do the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, accompanied by their guide dogs. One of them is from Pampaneira (La Alpujarra) and they were all on the toughest leg. »

Kiddy Park Collapses

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
By Vivienne Hughes
Kiddy Park Collapses

A play park literally sank into an underground car park in Santander. Fortunately, this happened in the early hours of the morning and nobody was hurt. »

Better the King of Beggars…

Monday, January 13, 2020
By Martin Myall
Better the King of Beggars…

Thousands of Guardia Civil, Sergeant Majors are refusing promotion to 2nd Lieutenant because of the drop in pay and prestige. »

Heart Attack at the Wheel

Friday, January 3, 2020
By Hugh MacArthur
Heart Attack at the Wheel

Around the middle of last month the Guardia Civil saved the life of a woman who had suffered a heart attack at the wheel with her young son onboard. »

Caravan Arson Death

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
By Editor
Caravan Arson Death

A 32-year-old Spanish man has been arrested for murder after he allegedly set fire to somebody's caravan with the occupants inside. »

Three Sudden Deaths

Saturday, December 21, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Three Sudden Deaths

Thursday and yesterday saw the deaths of three people across Spain; a tractor driver and two men out walking in different parts of the country. »

Driving The Tracks

Thursday, December 12, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Driving The Tracks

At the beginning of the month there was a collision between a train and a car that had been driving along the rails in Galicia for reasons unknown. »

Evil Vet & Dastardly Hunters

Monday, December 9, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Evil Vet & Dastardly Hunters

Seven locals from Tierra de Barros (Badajoz) were arrested for cruelty to animals. Also arrested was a vet charged with the same and forgery. »

Where Weapons Go To Die

Sunday, December 8, 2019
By Martin Myall
Where Weapons Go To Die

The Guardia Civil posts at Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have melted down just over 6,000 weapons. »

Six Hours No Heartbeat

Thursday, December 5, 2019
By Editor
Six Hours No Heartbeat

It's all over the news; a British woman survives six hours with her heart stopped, thanks to Spanish doctors in Barcelona. »

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