Daily Archives: November 1, 2012

Forced to Fine?

The municipal police in Granada have complained that they are being coerced by the City Hall to issue fines. This follows two weeks of working to rule; i.e., strictly following regulations, which means that fewer fines are being issued because they are issuing warnings, rather than fines.

Cruel Inheritance

“We are poor but proud – we don’t want pity; we want justice,” explained Encarnación Armenteros Vacas. What she is referring to it to the plight of her semi-deaf, 74-year-old mother. Read on.

Three Die at Madrid Halloween Crush

Three young women, aged between 18 and 25, have died and two more are in a critical condition after being crushed in a crowd at the Arena House in Madrid, during a Halloween party featuring some of Europe’s best known DJ’s. It appears the tragedy occurred after someone threw a flare into the crowd, causing panic and the ensuing crush. The venue is capable of holding up to 10,000 people, although it is unknown how many were in the premises at the time.