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Local news and information for Puertollano, Ciudad Real

Sport Mon, Sep 24, 2007

Teenage athlete dies after half marathon

A 17 year old runner died yesterday after collapsing during a half marathon in Puertollano (Ciudad Real). Alberto collapsed during the 18th kilometre of the 21km race and went into cardio-respiratory arrest. The event...

Economy Sun, Dec 21, 2003

Puertollano accident investigation blames Repsol

The investigation undertaken by the Industry Council of Castilla La Mancha has concluded that Repsol was responsible for the accident last August at their petrochemical plant at Puertollano which caused the deaths of...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Dec 6, 2003

Guilty of murder

The jury in the case of the murder of Manuel Martínez Mohedano, who was stabbed to death during a concert in Puertollano on the 31st May 2001, has returned a guilty verdict against Antonio Fernández Alcubillas. They...

Animals/Pets Mon, Nov 17, 2003

Family dog kills baby

Some 1,000 mourners attended the funeral of the 21 month old toddler, Juan Miguel Morena, bitten in the head yesterday by the family´s German Great Dane. According to friends and family, the attack is a mystery because...

Economy Sat, Nov 8, 2003

Repsol denies responsibility

The president of Repsol YPF, Alfonso Cortina, denied claims today that the Puertollano refinery accident which caused the death of 9 workers, was caused by either insufficient maintenance or investment. These remarks...

Economy Mon, Oct 13, 2003

Demonstration in Puertollano

Workers of the seventy Repsol contractors in Puertollano stopped access to the petrochemical plant with barricades of tyres during their demonstration on the first day of their indefinite strike for improved working...

Economy Wed, Oct 1, 2003

One million Repsol workers strike

More than a million Repsol workers gathered this midday on the San Gregorio walkway in Puertollano (Ciudad Real), on the last of the three days of the strike called by unions UGT and CCOO, which they consider a success...