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Local news and information for Cuenca city

Society Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Cuenca's hanging houses up in (pink) lights

CUENCA'S famous 'hanging houses' will be lit up in pink once night falls this evening (Friday) until Sunday to mark International Girls' Day. The cliff-side homes and will join other iconic buildings...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Cuenca murder suspect to be extradited to Spain

ROMANIA has agreed to extradite the suspected murderer of two young women in the province of Cuenca, one of whom was his ex-girlfriend. Sergio Morate's family has disowned him and have refused to contact him since...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Missing Cuenca women's bodies found, but no sign of ex...

THE BODIES of two young women who went missing in the province of Cuenca a week ago have been found near a river, and the ex-boyfriend of one of them remains untraceable. Marina Okarynska, 24, originally from Ukraine,...

Tech & Science Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Comet explodes over Cuenca, Málaga and Cádiz

A COMET has exploded over the province of Cuenca and fragments of it have been seen from one of Spain's largest observatories in Toledo. Scientists at the La Hita complex say comet number 169P/NEAT, which flew over...

Crime/Incidents Mon, May 23, 2011

Shopkeeper who shot robbers freed pending trial

A SHOPKEEPER arrested for shooting a group of robbers who held up his premises on Friday has been temporarily released without having to pay bail. Hearing noises in the night, the accused, known as Desi, went downstairs...

Environment Tue, Jan 25, 2011

Six metre icicles as Cuenca waterfalls freeze

Six metre high icicles have formed in the waterfalls at the source of the River Cuervo in Cuenca, a beauty spot visited by over 120,000 people last year. The freezing temperatures that have hit the country over the past...

Property Mon, Jan 24, 2011

Building plots for 2,000€ in quaint inland village

SPAIN'S most 'ageing' village is offering building plots for just 2,000 euros in a bid to prevent the population dying out in the next generation. Olmeda de la Cuesta (Cuenca) has just 32 inhabitants, and...