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Local news and information for Costa Garraf

Crime/Incidents Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Barcelona van attack driver shot dead by police

THE terrorist who drove a hired van into crowds on Las Ramblas in Barcelona killing 13 people has been shot dead in the town of Altos de Subirat after threatening police with activating a suicide belt. Younes...

Transport Mon, Apr 4, 2016

'Road train' piloted in Spain

THE first-ever 'mega-truck' or 'road train' – made up of several lorry containers strung together – has hit the road in Spain. A popular goods transport method in the USA and Australia, where vast...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Sep 5, 2015

Tous family security guard may avoid jail for killing...

A SECURITY guard who shot dead a burglar attempting to get into the mansion belonging to the Tous family, who owns the élite accessories empire, will not have to go to prison thanks to an agreement between the...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Barcelona wildfire forces evacuations

A MASSIVE wildfire in the province of Barcelona has just been brought under control after 30 hours of constant battling by emergency services, and evacuees have been allowed to return home. Although it is not yet out,...