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Diver from Ciudad Real helps in Thai cave rescue
Society Tue, Jul 10, 2018

Diver from Ciudad Real helps in Thai cave rescue

A DIVER from the central Spanish province of Ciudad Real is in Thailand helping rescue the children trapped in a cave with their football instructor. Fernando Raigal, 33, currently works as a professional scuba-diver...

Group inhabiting abandoned village faces prosecution
Environment Fri, May 25, 2018

Group inhabiting abandoned village faces prosecution

SIX young adults are facing prison and hefty fines for 'occupying' an uninhabited village in ruins in the province of Guadalajara (Castilla-La Mancha). Deep in the heart of the Sierra Norte nature reserve and...

Elephants loose on Albacete motorway after lorry crash
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...

Plea to find stolen retired police dogs
Animals/Pets Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Plea to find stolen retired police dogs

AN ANIMAL charity is urging the public to help it find two retired police dogs who have been stolen. The Belgian Shepherds were taken from a foster home helping out the shelter ('Four-legged Heroes') in the...

Earthquake of 3.7 in Guadalajara province
Environment Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Earthquake of 3.7 in Guadalajara province

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 3.7 on the Richter scale rocked the central-Spanish town of Yebra (Guadalajara province) this morning (Wednesday). No damage was reported, but the tremor was felt widely across the Castilla-La...

Biggest land-locked beach in Europe to open in 2020
Entertainment Thu, Nov 9, 2017

Biggest land-locked beach in Europe to open in 2020

EUROPE'S biggest inland beach will be open for bathers from the year 2020 in a town well over 400 kilometres from the nearest coast. Alovera, in the land-locked Castilla-La Mancha province of Guadalajara, is barely...

Double murderer Sergio Morate jailed for 48 years
Crime/Incidents Wed, Nov 8, 2017

Double murderer Sergio Morate jailed for 48 years

A MAN from Cuenca who murdered his girlfriend and her best friend in summer of 2015 has been jailed for 48 years, of which he has already served two through being in custody in Madrid. Sergio Morate Garcés went on the...

Spanish AIDS researcher among México earthquake victims
Crime/Incidents Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Spanish AIDS researcher among México earthquake victims

A SPANISH doctor is among the dead in the horrific earthquake in México – the second in a fortnight – which has killed 21 school children after their classrooms collapsed. Leopoldo Nieto Cisneros, 66, was born in...

Albacete forest fire into fifth day and out of control
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...

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