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Anti-Hail Rockets Destroyed

By Martin Myall

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. »

Accidental Stabbing

By Hugh MacArthur

A butcher from Argamasilla de Calatrava (Ciudad Real) died on Saturday the 6th after his wife stabbed him. He was buried the next day. »

Father Kidnaps Son’s Girlfriend

By Hugh MacArthur

The Policía Nacional arrested a man who had allegedly kidnapped his teenage son's girlfriend, forcing her into his car and driving off with her. »

Horse Causes Road Death

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil have identified the owner of a horse (thanks to its microchip) that caused a road accident resulting in a death. »

Gravy Train Derailed

By Hugh MacArthur

A 24-year-old daughter has just had her 600-euro, maitenance allowance stopped by the court because she hadn't lifted a finger to achieve financial emancipation. »

Elephants on the Autovia

By Hugh MacArthur

Along all the autovías in Spain there is a perimeter fence to keep wild animals out to avoid accidents, but when elephants arrive by lorry... »

Sight for Sore Eyes

By Martin Myall

You'd probably be thinking that you needed your eyes checking, walking past one optician's in central Ciudad Real; The TV-monitor in shop-front window was showing porn... »

Looking Drier!

By Martin Myall

Rivers are supposed to flow into reservoirs for later use but this late spring, reservoirs are being emptied to keep rivers alive in the interior of Spain. »

Killed by Falling Branch

By Vivienne Hughes

A young girl was killed outside her school by a falling branch during high winds in Toledo on Monday the 13th. »

Gypsy 7 – Guardia Civil 1

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil took on an irate Gypsy in Argamasilla de Calatrava and seven ended up with gunshot wounds... they did manage to arrest him, mind. »

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