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Local news and information for Leganés, Madrid

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 31, 2012

24 people suffer chlorine poisoning in Madrid public pool

Sixteen children and eight adults have suffered mild chlorine poisoning in a municipal pool in Leganés (Madrid) this afternoon. The incident took place around 17.20 hours when the emergency services received a call...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Apr 17, 2011

Teenager loses both legs in train accident

AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has lost both his legs after being run over by a train in the Leganés area on the outskirts of Madrid. He is said to have become embroiled in an argument with other teenagers, and stepped off the...

Economy Sun, Oct 3, 2010

Madrid cannabis trade fair promotes cultivation and...

A CANNABIS fair in Madrid this weekend is offering stalls selling everything from lollies to incense sticks and even marihuana tea. Mostly run by so-called 'grow shop' owners and those who seek to legalise the...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Jun 27, 2010

Woman stabs father to death in Madrid

A woman has stabbed her father to death during an argument in their home in the Leganés district of Madrid. The 29-year-old, who allegedly suffers from psychiatric problems, stabbed her 63-year-old father, José L. P....

Crime/Incidents Sun, Jun 27, 2010

Man dead after stairwell fracas

A 40-year-old man died this morning after falling down the stairwell in a block of flats in Leganés after an argument with a 22-year-old man. According to information from the police, when the younger man, Roberto G.F....

Health & Beauty Tue, Jan 29, 2008

Judge throws out Severo Ochoa malpractice case

A judge at Madrid provincial court confirmed yesterday that he is closing an investigation into alleged malpractice at the Severo Ochoa Hospital, and ordered for all record of the allegations to be expunged from the...

Education/Work Fri, Aug 17, 2007

Worker dies, medics battle to save life of second after...

A man working on a building site on the Leganés Technology Park near the M-45, died shortly after 9.30am this morning after falling four metres from scaffolding. Medics are battling to save the life of a second worker...

Health & Beauty Tue, Jan 9, 2007

Mental patients evacuated in gas leak scare

Around ten patients at the José Germain mental health institute as well as 25 people working on the construction of the new Leganés Town Hall building, were evacuated yesterday morning as a result of a punctured gas...

Politics Tue, Oct 10, 2006

Further evidence of 11-M cover-up revealed

Further evidence of a massive cover-up of the evidence over the March 11 bombings and their aftermath came to light yesterday after it was revealed that a series of documents had been found in the ruins of the Leganes...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jan 17, 2006

A sad end for Leganés suicide bombers

What remains of six of the seven Islamic terrorists allegedly involved in the bomb attack on Madrid's Atocha station, who blew themselves up at a flat in Leganés on the 3rd April 2004 when they realised that the...

Legal & Finance Fri, Sep 9, 2005

10,000 visitors expected at cannabis exhibition

Madrid is hosting its first cannabis exhibition this weekend at La Cubierta de Leganés. Around 10,000 people are expected to attend the 1st Exhibition of Hemp and Alternative Technologies, at which there will be more...

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