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Madrid flights narrowly miss Heathrow drone shutdown
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Madrid flights narrowly miss Heathrow drone shutdown

FLIGHTS have just resumed at London's Heathrow airport after a sudden shutdown at 18.00 local time (19.00 mainland Spain time) due to a drone sighting near the runways. Mirroring the incident at London Gatwick...

Endangered red squirrels brought back from the brink in Madrid’s Retiro Park
Animals/Pets Sun, Dec 30, 2018

Endangered red squirrels brought back from the brink in...

HYDE Park and Central Park are replete with them, and Madrid’s Retiro Park was overrun with them 20 years ago – but now, trying to catch sight of them in the latter is about as easy as witnessing the Aurora Borealis...

Gym fuelled by human movement
Environment Thu, Nov 29, 2018

Gym fuelled by human movement

A GYM which converts human movement into energy to power machines has opened in a Greater Madrid region town. Mónica and Juan Ignacio are the brains behind the project Movewatts, along with a team of 11, who opened the...

Driverless electricity-powered bus for Madrid
Transport Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Driverless electricity-powered bus for Madrid

A DRIVERLESS bus will hit the road this weekend in Madrid, run by electricity and launched in the central Plaza de Colón. It has seating for up to 15 people and travels at a top speed of 40 kilometres per hour. But...

Franco's tomb defaced in protest against past oppression
Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 31, 2018

Franco's tomb defaced in protest against past oppression

Guardia Civil officers have detained the sculptor Enrique Tenreiro in the Valle de los Caídos (Valley of the Fallen, Madrid) for defacing the tombstone of Francisco Franco. Using a plastic can of red spray paint that...

Bon Jovi announce Madrid concert in July
Entertainment Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Bon Jovi announce Madrid concert in July

American rock band Bon Jovi have announced that the upcoming European leg of their ‘This House is not For Sale Tour’ tour will include a stop at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on Sunday July 7th next year...

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