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Local news and information for Alcalá de Henares, Madrid

Crime/Incidents Thu, Apr 26, 2012

Two military pilots die in air crash near Madrid

Two pilots with the Spanish Air Force died today when the plane they were flying crashed on a piece of open land near the town of Meco, just a kilometre away from the Alcalá-Meco barracks (Madrid). The Ministry of...

Religion Mon, Apr 16, 2012

Controversial bishop now says homosexuals can be...

The controversial Bishop of Alcalá de Henares, Juan Antonio Reig Plà, is back in the headlines again saying that people who feel attracted to those of the same sex "can be successfully treated, with appropriate...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Sep 4, 2011

'Murder' victim died when smuggled cocaine burst in his...

THE body of a man on a piece of wasteland outside Madrid yesterday which provoked a murder enquiry is that of a 28-year-old Paraguayan national, confirms the chief of police. They say the victim was found with clear...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 27, 2010

Fire in factory unit causes 100m smoke column

Teams of firefighters from the Comunidad de Madrid are still working to cool down the abandoned factory that caught fire today on the Azque industrial estate in Alcalá de Henares to prevent the fire, which produced a...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jul 8, 2010

Prison for racist attacker who left African tetraplegic

A MAN who left an African immigrant tetraplegic after a racist attack has been sentenced to 10 years in jail. Roberto Alonso is said to have punched Miwa Buene so hard in the head that it left him mostly paralysed...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jul 20, 2009

Youth uploads videos of sex with minor on internet

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been charged after posting graphic photos and videos of his relationship with a minor on the internet. He had apparently recorded their having sex on his mobile telephone and published them on an...

Society Wed, Apr 1, 2009

King Juan Carlos speaks out against domestic violence

King Juan Carlos today awarded Spain's 2008 Human Rights Prize to the Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women's Rights (CLADEM) in a ceremony in which he spoke about the importance of...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Nov 16, 2008

Man arrives home to find neighbour in cupboard

A 46-year-old woman has been arrested after she was found hiding in a cupboard of a neighbour's flat. The incident occurred at an address on the calle Albéniz in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) when a man returned home...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Oct 23, 2008

Drug trafficker robbers and targets caught

Madrid police have arrested five members of a criminal gang specialised in robbing drug traffickers by disguising themselves as police officers. The arrests were made as the gang was about to confiscate 264kg of high...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jun 30, 2008

Drunk fan dies celebrating Euro victory

A 40 year old Spanish fan died in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) this morning towards the end of a long night celebrating Spain's Euro 2008 triumph. The alarm was raised at around 6.30am by a council cleaner who...

Education/Work Sat, Apr 19, 2008

Factory worker killed by exploding iron beam

A 46 year old man died yesterday at a factory on an industrial estate on the outskirts of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) when the iron beam he was soldering exploded in his face. Accident investigators believe that the...

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