Category Archives: Madrid

246.000 counterfeit sunglasses seized

Policia Nacional has seized 246,120 counterfeit sunglasses and arrested two suspects in Madrid. The investigation began after French customs informed Spanish police that they had seized 75,000 fake sunglasses that were…

Bla Bla Car threatened with fines

The ridesharing company Bla Bla Car and two of their drivers are threatened with fines. The Regional Governement in Madrid believes that the two drivers have been transporting people without a valid license….

Animal rights in Spain

The support to the animal rights party Pacma is increasing in Spain. On Saturday the 10th of September, a massive demonstration against bullfighting and bull chases was organized in Madrid. Thousands of…

Cycling in Spain

Cyclists are a vulnerable group and they are most vulnerable on country roads when frustrated motorists are driving past in inappropriate places and the wrong way. Cycling has become increasingly popular in…

Skinny dipping in Madrid

Madrid’s swimming pools and municipal swimming pool might arrange a nude bathing day, where swimwear is only allowed as an extra option. A request has been sent to the municipality…

Fire south of Madrid

20,000 inhabitants in the town Sesena south of Madrid has been adviced to stay inside after a fire broke out in a storage area for old car tires on Friday morning. A large column of…

Cat Café in Spain

Cat Cafés is something that first started in Japan, where there now are about 200. Spain now also has its first cat café, located in Madrid. At the Cat Café you may sit…

Measures against dog poop and littering

Madrid municipality is planning high fines for those who do not pick up after their dog. The same will apply to littering in public places. It is Madrid’s Mayor Manuela…

Eagles catching drones

A special “Eagle Patrol” is being trained to patrol the Royal Palace in Madrid. Their task will be to guard the airspace and capture drones that comes too close to…

Uber is back in Spain

The Taxi rival Uber which was banned in Spain in December 2014 is now starting up again, but this time legally with licensed drivers. A Spanish judge has ruled that the…