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Albacete province News & Information

Animals/Pets Mon, Apr 2, 2018

Elephants loose on Albacete motorway after lorry crash

A LORRYLOAD of elephants has overturned on the A-30 motorway in the province of Albacete (Castilla-La Mancha) and the animals are now wandering loose on the highway, traffic authorities confirmed at 16.30 this afternoon...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Albacete forest fire into fifth day and out of control

A HUGE inferno that has forced firefighters to evacuate 17 hamlets, a holiday park and a Boy Scouts' camp when it broke out on Thursday is still raging out of control on day five. Rising temperatures, low humidity...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Bull runs amok in village streets

A LOOSE bull sparked widespread panic yesterday (Saturday) afternoon when it escaped onto the streets in an Albacete-province town during the local fiestas. The animal escaped from its lorry, parked in Elche de la...

Society Sun, Mar 27, 2016

Albacete village in different time zone until tonight

SPAIN'S mainland and Balearic Islands and the rest of western and central Europe put its clocks forward one hour at 02.00hrs this morning (Easter Sunday) and at the same time, which was 01.00hrs in Portugal, the...

Food & Drink Tue, May 12, 2015

Spanish cheese is 'best in the world'

THE best cheese in the world comes from Spain - it's official. With a near-perfect score of 99.85%, the Gran Reserva Dehesa de los Llanos has won the most recent World Championship Cheese Contest, held in Wisconsin,...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Worst military air crash since 1984 leaves 10 dead and...

AN AIR crash at a military base in the province of Albacete has been described as the worst in over 30 years after leaving 10 people dead and 21 injured. The Greek F-16 plane was taking off on Monday when it lost power...