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Local news and information for Castelló de la Plana, Castellón

Crime/Incidents Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Bull-run death leads to family compensation claim for...

FAMILY members of a young man killed at a bull-running in a Castellón village are suing the council for €400,000. The 36-year-old man entered the street outside the safety barriers at the festival in honour of the...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Nov 8, 2016

'Patients' steal TV from hospital hidden in a wheelchair

TWO bogus patients stole a TV set from a Castellón hospital hidden under a bed sheet in a wheelchair, National Police reveal. They entered A&E and, when nobody was watching, loaded the television from the waiting...

Education/Work Sat, Aug 13, 2016

Castellón schoolboys, 10, win world abacus-counting...

TWO Spanish schoolboys have become world champions in abacus counting after winning the finals in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Óscar Mira Escrig and Miguel del Águila Hernández, both aged 10, walked away with the Grand...

Society Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Tuberculosis outbreak at Castellón primary school

AN OUTBREAK of tuberculosis has been detected in a primary school in the city of Castellón on Spain's east coast. Three children in reception class have been found to be carriers, although only one of them so far...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Two competitors die at Castellón marathon

TWO runners collapsed and died at yesterday's (Sunday's) 'green way' marathon in Ojos Negros (Castellón province). Francisco Amat, 57, from Alicante, was halfway through the race when he passed out and...

Transport Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Volkswagen emissions fraud uncovered by engineer from...

AN EX-STUDENT of Castellón University was one of the investigators who uncovered the Volkswagen emissions data rigging scam. Vicente Franco, industrial engineer with a PhD from the Jaume I University (UJI) in the...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Ryanair to run flights from Castellón airport

REPORTS claim low-cost carrier Ryanair plans to launch flights between the UK and the hitherto dormant Castellón airport in September. The terminal, which was officially opened in early 2011 but has yet to see a...

Sport Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Villarreal FC christens Castellón's 'ghost' airport

THE first-ever commercial passenger airline has taken off from Castellón airport, a terminal which has lain dormant since its official opening on March 25, 2011. Now, four years on, a charter flight has carried premier...

Politics Tue, Dec 2, 2014

Carlos Fabra goes to jail for four years

FORMER president of the PP for Castellón Carlos Fabra has gone to jail 11 years after legal action was first taken against him. He was given five days to enter prison voluntarily, a period which ended yesterday...

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