Police in Madrid arrested five people on Saturady after a number of containers were set on fire and rubbish scattered. he city is in the throes of a strike by cleaning staff.
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.
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.
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.
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 people were injured, four of them very seriously, following a gas explosion at a shop selling cannabis seeds and fertiliser in Carabanchel, Madrid.
Roman Georgiev S., a 38-year-old Bulgarian national, has been arrested in Madrid for allegedly killing his partner, also a Bulgarian national.
Guardia Civil divers have recovered the bodies of two teenage girls from the Valmayor reservoir in El Escorial, Madrid.
The driver arrested in Madrid for allegedly killing a cyclist has been released from custody but has surrendered his passport and must report to the authorities every Monday.
The Guardia Civil in Madrid have arrested one of their own officers in Navas del Rey on suspicion of being the perpetrator of 19 cases of arson in the Madrid area since July 17th.