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Community/Public Services news & information for Madrid region/province

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...

Society Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Demo for 'racism-free society' takes over Madrid

AN ANTI-RACISM protest in Madrid has called for an end to undocumented migrants being held in internment centres, and for foreigners living in Spain to be allowed to vote. Held on the 25 anniversary of the murder of...

Society Wed, Nov 8, 2017

Rubbish collection strike in Madrid called off

RUBBISH collectors in Madrid agreed to stop their strike after reaching a deal with the franchise companies that employ them, and started work again at 23.00 last night (Tuesday). Unions had been negotiating with the...

Society Mon, Nov 6, 2017

Rubbish collectors strike 'indefinitely' in Madrid

AN INDEFINITE rubbish collection strike started today (Monday) at 07.00 in Madrid as unions battle for improvements in working conditions and pay. Refuse collection in the city is carried out by three franchise firms...

Society Fri, Jul 7, 2017

Man missing for six years found in Torrejón de Ardoz

A YOUNG man who disappeared from his home in Palermo, Sicily six years ago has been found in the Madrid satellite town of Torrejón de Ardoz. The 26-year-old – who was 20 when he vanished in 2011 – was found...

Society Sun, May 28, 2017

'March for Dignity' storms Madrid

THE latest 'March for Dignity' took over Madrid last night (Saturday) with several thousand protesters calling for 'bread, jobs, shelter and equality' and criticising lack of employment and of permanent,...

Society Wed, Mar 1, 2017

Lifeline for Madrid parents: nursery school grants for...

PARENTS in the Madrid region are about to get some much-needed help with nursery school costs thanks to a €36 million investment and a reduction of 5% in fees. Some 32,700 children will benefit from the fund injection...