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Local news and information for L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona

Crime/Incidents Tue, Mar 11, 2014

Kidnapped Moroccan girl from Barcelona found in Bolivian...

A NINE-YEAR-OLD Moroccan girl has been found in a Bolivian rainforest after being kidnapped in mysterious circumstances from her home in Barcelona. She went missing seven months ago after a Bolivian national, a friend...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jun 1, 2009

Hospital evacuated due to blaze

A FIRE that broke out this morning in a hospital forced emergency services to evacuate the building. The Red Cross hospital in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona) went up in flames at about 12.35hrs today. Fireman...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Feb 14, 2009

Son held over elderly couple’s death

THE son of an elderly couple found dead in their home yesterday has been arrested. Francisco José L.S. has been taken in for questioning over the deaths of his parents, who were found in their flat on Avenida de...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Dec 10, 2008

Nine million fake fags bound for UK seized in Barcelona

Spanish Customs & Excise officers have confiscated nearly half a million packs of fake Lambert & Butler cigarettes with a total estimated value of €1.3 million euros from a warehouse in L'Hospitalet de...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Sep 5, 2008

83 years for Bellvitge double murderer

Pedro Jiménez has been sentenced to serve 83 years in jail for raping and murdering two trainee female police officers at a flat in the Bellvitge district of l'Hospitalet in October 2004. Described by psychologists...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Apr 2, 2008

Police arrest man who paid €300 euros for false licence

Knowing that it was a poor forgery, a 25 year old immigrant worker from Portugal was unable to hide his agitation when asked by a traffic officer to identify himself. Baring his soul, the young man told how after having...