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Spanish town says “take a selfie” after launching unusual dog mess campaign

A Spanish tourist town has gone to unusual measures after declaring war once and for all on 15,000 dog turds deposited every day! The local council of Torrelodones near Madrid says it has had enough of the disgusting filth so it is using tongue-in-cheek humour to try and raise public awareness.

Spanish jobless drops to below four million since 2010

The number of unemployed registered with the Public Employment Services fell in May by 119,768 on the previous month. Hence, the total number of recorded unemployed ...Full Article

Police find 170 kilos of cocaine hidden inside 1,600 green plastic bananas!

Police have found a massive haul of cocaine worth millions of euros hidden inside nearly 1,600 plastic bananas! Drugs squad officers had to slice open every ...Full Article

History story about Spanish treasure backfires with faces of dictators

Council officials had to apologise after a huge face of Hitler was projected onto a castle wall as part of an annual Spanish festival. Furious objectors ...Full Article

Foreign workers in Spain continue to rise

The average number of foreign citizens registered with the Spanish Social Security system stood at 1,683,092 in April. The increase in the annual rate was at ...Full Article

Cat owner phoned fire brigade on false pretences

A man who called out the fire brigade to forcé open his front door because he wanted to see his two cats is facing a massive ...Full Article

Valuable works of art stolen in Rome returned to Spain

Valuable works of art stolen in a robbery have been returned to Spain following a remarkable find. The 13 paintings and sculptures by Victorio Macho were ...Full Article

Shock as three Spanish sailors robbed at gunpoint in Río

Three members of Spain’s Olympic sailing team have told of their shock after being robbed at gunpoint in a popular tourist area of Río de Janeiro, ...Full Article

Pilots concerned about drones near airports after Lufthansa incident

An investigation is underway after a Lufthansa passenger jet was forced to take evasive action against three drones before it landed in Bilbao. The near miss ...Full Article

Spanish-based gang smuggled 4m euros worth of baby eels

Police have detected an illegal network of baby eel smugglers which is thought to have netted more than four million euros. The gang is believed to ...Full Article
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