“Operacion Emperador” was an investigation into money laundering that ended up with the arrest of Gao Ping, a Chinese man resident in Madrid, on charges of laundering billions of dollars via Spain. Justice followed its natural course, Mr Gao was allowed out for a walk one day and promptly vanished on the first flight back to Beijing, and no more was said. Can’t annoy the Chinese, you know. Anyway, Anticorruption has suddenly relaunched the case, Continue reading Top coppers implicated in major corruption investigation→
The Junta has started its annual allergy advice service for 2014. This is a free service in which you sign up saying where you are, and what sort of environmental allergies you suffer from. The Junta then sends out emails and SMS’s every week warning you if pollen counts are high, or whatever.
And this time, they’ve remembered to include a bull. It’s taken 10 years and 3,5 million euros to refit the museum, but the Museo Taurino de Córdoba has finally reopened to the public. But, with an eye to the change in public opinion, the gist of the museum has changed slightly – it’s now more about the bulls than the bullfighters.
Okay, in the river as it passes through the city centre. After receiving several hysterical phone calls about this massive thing blocking the river, Policía Portuaria, Guardia Civil, Bomberos, Policía Local & Salvamento Marítimo all set out to join in the fun, but the animal died before anything could be done to save it. [Adsense-B] Nobody has any idea why the whale travelled up the river to die, but it caused an almighty traffic jam Continue reading 7 metre whale found in Huelva city centre→
We get a lot of these most wanted Brits abroad posters, so let us pause for a minute and contemplate the ugly mugs of Spain’s real top 10 most wanted. The Guardia Civil have issued the above delightful photofit, asking citizens to drop them a line if they spot them shopping in Super Turre or where-ever.