Indefinite strike by street cleaners in Madrid

The 6,000 employees of the gardens and cleaning services in Madrid have begun an indefinite strike in protest at plans by the concessionary companies to lay off as many as 1,135 workers.

Woman kills husband at their home in Madrid

A 26-year-old woman stabbed her husband to death on Sunday morning at their home in calle de Cáncana in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, where they both lived with a two-year-old child.

Money before health

The Madrid regional premier Ignacio González is reported as saying that the city could lose out on the sprawling Eurovegas casino, conference and hotel complex if the Prime Minister doesn’t act quickly to change the anti-smoking laws.

Last of the radial toll roads goes under

The R2 radial toll-road linking Madrid to Guadalajara has become the last of the highways set up under the former government of Prime Minister José María Aznar to go under and seek protection from its creditors.

Six injured in gas explosion

Six people were injured, four of them very seriously, following a gas explosion at a shop selling cannabis seeds and fertiliser in Carabanchel, Madrid.

Domestic fatality in Madrid

Roman Georgiev S., a 38-year-old Bulgarian national, has been arrested in Madrid for allegedly killing his partner, also a Bulgarian national.