Piglet killers fired and charged with animal cruelty

A video of two pig farm workers from Húercal-Overa killing 72 piglets by jumping on them has made the town notorious across the world, being reproduced in media across Europe. Two workers of Pienso Garla, 19 and 22 years of age, filmed themselves squashing the piglets to death and then sent the video to friends via the Whatsapp mobile phone application. They were supposed to be herding them to a new pen when one of Continue reading Piglet killers fired and charged with animal cruelty

Huercal traffic chief sacked for drink driving (but then given another cushy job)

Whoops. The councillor for traffic and road safety of Huercal de Almería has been dismissed by the Mayor after he was caught drink driving through his own town. He was driving home on St Valentine’s night when a routine combine Guardia and local Police control stopped him for a breath test. According to the testimony of the two officers in court, Adolfo Martin, when asked to provide a breath sample, shouted at the officers “I Continue reading Huercal traffic chief sacked for drink driving (but then given another cushy job)