National

A satirical take on Spanish national news

Check Your Nuts!

Friday, October 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Check Your Nuts!

Health warnings are coming out thick and fast lately; the latest concerns nuts from South Africa... No, we're not referring to lunatic South Africans. »

Autovía Gun Prank

Sunday, October 6, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Autovía Gun Prank

Four youngsters were arrested for pointing a shotgun at other drivers on an autovia in Cantabria in the north of Spain. »

Loco Spanish Headlines

Monday, September 16, 2019
By Martin Myall

These Spanish headlines are from ten years ago but were published in this month's paper edition. For those of you outside our distribution area and don't receive a PDF, this is for you! »

Mugger Doused Victim with Petrol

Friday, September 6, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Mugger Doused Victim with Petrol

A woman has been taken into custody after allegedly dousing a woman she intended to mug with petrol - the victim had her baby with her. »

Microsoft Service Scam

Thursday, September 5, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Microsoft Service Scam

The Guardia Civil Head Quarters in Coruña has issued a warning to online users concerning a Microsoft Service scam. »

A Manolo vs. German Airport

Sunday, September 1, 2019
By Martin Myall
A Manolo vs. German Airport

A young Spaniard inadvertently caused a major German airport to be shut down, which consequently caused 130 flights to be cancelled - he wasn't popular. »

Anti-Hail Rockets Destroyed

Thursday, August 29, 2019
By Martin Myall
Anti-Hail Rockets Destroyed

The Guardia Civil in Ciudad Real were surprised to find a hoard of anti-hail rockets nestling in somebody's house after the cleaner had found them. »

Rapists Attacked in Prison

Thursday, August 22, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Rapists Attacked in Prison

Three men being held in custody in Murcia since the 18th, accused of gang rape, were set upon by prison inmates. »

Sneaky Endesa

Friday, August 16, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Sneaky Endesa

When a utility company or mobile-phone operator launches a new offer where you seemingly save money, you don't - they're not going to launch a product to lose money. »

Making Being Rescued Easier

Friday, August 16, 2019
By Martin Myall
Making Being Rescued Easier

We're all too frequently running articles on people twisting ankles, falling down slopes or getting lost and have to be rescued by helicopter. But do you know what to do if you're waiting or the chopper? »

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