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Local news and information for La Roca del Vallès, Barcelona

Sport Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Ex-Barça FC chair and son jailed for 'bribing tax...

A FORMER chairman of Barça FC and his son have been sent to prison to serve a two-year sentence for allegedly bribing the tax authorities to turn a blind eye to the club's accounts. Josep Lluís Núñez, 81, a...

Transport Thu, Nov 20, 2008

Driver killed in toll station crash

A motorist died yesterday morning after driving at high speed into a concrete barrier at the La Roca del Vallès toll station on the AP-7. The two occupants of a car in front on top of which the first vehicle landed,...

Legal & Finance Tue, Apr 3, 2007

Sex-change prisoner requests transfer to female jail

Tona is a transsexual inmate at the Quatre Camins jail for men. In light of her sexual situation, she has asked to be moved to a women's jail and complains of constant "pestering, insults and abuse" even...

Crime/Incidents Mon, May 3, 2004

Deputy-governor wounded in Quatre Camins prison riot

Around eighty of the most dangerous criminals locked up in module nº1 of the Quatre Camins jail rioted yesterday evening after seriously injuring the deputy-governor. Another man was held hostage for nearly four hours...