Tagged: Madrid

Over 50 Georgian Mafia Members Arrested for Robberies Across the Country

The National Police have arrested 61 Georgian mafia members specialising in house burglaries, with a faction operating in Alicante Province. The operation was carried out over the span of several months with the help of Europol, and the French and Georgian police. The criminal organisation consisted of nine groups operating in Madrid, with links to Malaga, Sevilla, Sabadell, Barcelona, and

Schools Less Populated Due to Fewer Children in Spain

The number of youngsters going to school in Spain has dropped by 51 thousand in this current academic year, due to the falling birth rate, according to figures from the education ministry in Madrid. The biggest impact has been in the three to six-year-old group, with statistics showing a reduction of nearly four percent. Experts

Cockroaches for Lunch Anyone?

A lunchbox stuffed with cockroaches was found in a Madrid park last week by local police officers, who then took them to a wildlife centre. Fifty-four cockroaches were found in the discarded container with the insects being up to three inches long.

Chinese Running Criminal Call Centres Arrested

The National Police have arrested more than 200 people of Chinese origin in a crackdown on gangs that ran call centres that swindled 16 million euro from compatriots in China. The police said they had dismantled 13 call centres run out of houses, with over 30 arrests happening in Alicante City and Elche, as well

Juan Ignacio Zoido preside la presentación del Calendario Solidario 2017 de la Guardia Civil y de la Fundación Juegaterapia

El ministro del Interior, Juan Ignacio Zoido, presidirá el lunes, 12 de diciembre, a las 12:00 horas, el acto de presentación del Calendario Solidario 2017 de la Guardia Civil y de la Fundación Juegaterapia, que se celebrará en la sede de la Dirección General de la Guardia Civil, en Madrid.

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