A man has been arrested in Romania for sending his expartner, who lives in Madrid, videos of him torturing their 12year-old son. He also threatened to further harm the boy, who appeared with cuts on his chest and stomach, if she didn’t return to him in 24 hours. Romanian police found the child at his grandmother’s house and picked up his aggressor after a tip-off from Spanish police.
A Sevilla court is investigating claims that a fatal heart attack suffered by a secondary school teacher was brought on by workplace harassment. His widow, who filed the criminal suit, has testified before the judge, who has requested information from the Education Department. The complaint names the school’s headmaster for alleged harassment, and the provincial Education Delegation for failing to act on the teacher’s complaints.
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West Ham footballer Adrián San Miguel and blogger Gloria Ceballos presented a three-day promotion of Andalucía at the University College of London as part of the region’s push to attract ‘millenial’ travellers to the area. Tourism head, Francisco Javier Fernández, who is in the UK capital for the World Travel Market this week, said he hoped the programme would give a “fresh view of Andalucía to a new audience”.
A 44-year-old Moroccan has been arrested in Madrid, after he entered a primary school last Friday morning shouting ‘Allah is great’ and threatening to kill children. He was also carrying a container that was at first thought to be filled with poison, but was later found to be empty. He was detained by a janitor, other staff members and parents until the police arrived.
Police investigating the case of a 16-year-old girl found dead in her Madrid home on Wednesday believe she was hit over the head shortly after her parents left the apartment. A lodger who returned later said he hadn't seen or heard anything and it was only when the parents returned that the girl was found. Officers are questioning family and friends as there was no evidence of a break in and they believe the girl knew her attacker.
Experts have warned that less than half the Spanish population includes the recommended daily intake of calcium in their diet. Calcium is vital in preventing osteoporosis, which weakens bones to the point that they fracture. Dairy, especially yoghurts, is the best source of calcium. Vegetables like cauliflower and broccoli and dried fruits are also recommended.