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Animals/Pets Fri, Mar 30, 2018

Police dogs get music therapy to ease on-the-job stress

STRESS-RELIEVING music therapy in spa-like conditions is being given to Madrid's police dogs to help their mental health and enable them to do a better job, according to the city council. Despite unanimous...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Mar 16, 2018

Riots over death of African street-seller in police raid...

HUNDREDS of residents continue to demonstrate on the streets of the Madrid neighbourhood of Lavapiés after the death of a Senegalese trader, reportedly at the hands of the police. He was running away from a mass raid...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Mar 11, 2018

Madrid train blast victims' homage, 14 years on

FOURTEEN years after the Madrid train bombing which killed 192 people and injured thousands more, a memorial service is being held outside the city's central Atocha station. Victims' associations, politicians,...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Mar 4, 2018

Diabetic driver passes out and runs over four pedestrians

A DRIVER who suffered a diabetic 'hypo' at the wheel of his car ran over four women whilst unconscious yesterday (Saturday) morning, emergency services reveal. The 29-year-old man was on the C/ General Ricardos...

Society Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Hospital loses frozen sperm – twice

A HOSPITAL in Madrid has once again lost a man's sperm which he had frozen, meaning he cannot now have children of his own. The man in question decided to freeze his sperm when he was 32, back in 2003, after being...

Travel/Tourism Sat, Feb 17, 2018

First Boeing 787-9 lands in Madrid airport

THE first-ever Boeing 787-9 has landed in Madrid's Adolfo Suárez-Barajas airport, owned by Air Europa and flown over from the factory in South Carolina, USA. It is the first of 16 Boeing 787-9s due to be added to...

Sport Thu, Feb 8, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo to build luxury hotel in Madrid

REAL Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo plans to open a five-star hotel on the bustling central Gran Vía in the city – a move he hopes to follow up with three others in the same chain. As well as New York, father-of-four...

Entertainment Wed, Feb 7, 2018

Metallica donates some of Madrid concert proceeds to...

HEAVY rock legends Metallica have pledged to donate €1 from every ticket sold to its concerts on Saturday and Monday this week (February 3 and 5) to the homeless charity run by actor Richard Gere's partner...

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