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Local news and information for Albacete city

Crime/Incidents Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Bull runs amok in village streets

A LOOSE bull sparked widespread panic yesterday (Saturday) afternoon when it escaped onto the streets in an Albacete-province town during the local fiestas. The animal escaped from its lorry, parked in Elche de la...

Food & Drink Tue, May 12, 2015

Spanish cheese is 'best in the world'

THE best cheese in the world comes from Spain - it's official. With a near-perfect score of 99.85%, the Gran Reserva Dehesa de los Llanos has won the most recent World Championship Cheese Contest, held in Wisconsin,...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Worst military air crash since 1984 leaves 10 dead and...

AN AIR crash at a military base in the province of Albacete has been described as the worst in over 30 years after leaving 10 people dead and 21 injured. The Greek F-16 plane was taking off on Monday when it lost power...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jul 3, 2014

Alicante-Madrid train derails provoking passenger terror

A TRAIN linking the cities of Alicante and Madrid has derailed due to flooding on the line, emergency services confirm. Torrential rain in the centre of the country last night (Wednesday) left deep puddles on the track...

Crime/Incidents Sat, May 3, 2014

Forged bank notes seized in Albacete

A 40-year-old man has been arrested in Albacete after being found in possession of 29,930 euros in forged 20 and 50 euro notes, which he was hiding inside a box of soap powder. The suspect, originally from Morocco, has...