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Local news and information for San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid

Crime/Incidents Tue, Dec 23, 2008

Alicante teens targeted by child porn fiend

Members of the Guardia Civil have detained a man in San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid) and accused him of corrupting minors aged between fourteen and seventeen with child pornography via the Internet. All of the...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jul 28, 2008

Alleged FARC liaison released on bail

A 57 year old Spanish woman accused by the Colombian authorities of relaying information between the FARC rebel group and its contacts in Europe, has been freed on conditional bail. María Remedios García Albert (photo...

Politics Sun, Nov 20, 2005

Spain marks 30th anniversary of Franco's death

Around 6,000 people turned up at the Valle de los Caídos yesterday for a mass at the Santa Cruz Basilica to mark the death of former fascist dictator, General Franco, thirty years ago, on the 20th November 1975. There...

Crime/Incidents Sun, May 29, 2005

Bomb goes off at Franco mausoleum

A small bomb destroyed a wooden bridge at the Valley of the Fallen (Valle de los Caídos) Franco Civil War mausoleum on Friday night near Madrid. Bomb squad experts have said that the device was made with 3kg sodium...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Feb 26, 2004

Man dies in gas explosion at his home

Firemen and Guardia Civil rescue teams, aided by a sniffer dog team, found the body of a 65 year old man buried under the rubble of his home destroyed this morning at 10am by a gas explosion, two hours after neighbours...