Spain's freakiest deaths: Friday 13th Special
The Local · 13 Sep 2013, 17:51
Published: 13 Sep 2013 17:51 GMT+02:00
In this week's The Local List we take look at some of the weirdest deaths on Spain soil. Happy Friday 13th!
If you've been avoiding black cats and ladders all day, The Local knows the feeling.
To honour this black occasion we've put together a gallery of the strangest deaths in Spanish history.
From the windsurfer who crashed into a hotel 50 metres from the beach to the king who choked on his goose, we've unearthed enough weird deaths to put you off leaving the house all day.
By the way, don't fret, Friday 13th isn't an unlucky date in Spain.
Spaniards have instead Tuesday 13th (Martes trece).
Check out Spain's Freakiest Deaths: Friday 13th Special.
A buffet of organic food will be served on "human tables". Photo: Innato / Facebook
Spain's first naked dining experience is to arrive on the island of Tenerife following the success of a similar venture in London.
Spain's Constitutional Court on Thursday cancelled a bullfighting ban in Catalonia in what is likely to exacerbate tensions between Madrid and the separatist region, and between animal activists and fans of the tradition.
Eta members made a ceasefire declaration in January, 2011. Photo: Gara / AFP
Five years after armed separatist group Eta declared a permanent ceasefire, Basque journalist Alberto Letona is still wondering when the dialogue will begin.
Call Crimestoppers if you recognize these faces.
These fugitives from British justice are thought to be hiding out in Spain. Do you recognize anyone?
Archive photo of a pro-mural in the Basque Country. Photo: AFP
Five years after Eta quit violence, the Basque separatist group has yet to dissolve but it poses little threat and authorities have shifted their focus to fight jihadists, says Spain's chief anti-terrorism prosecutor.
Marcos Campos Nogueira is the chief suspect in the murder of a married couple and their two children. Photo: Guardia Civil/Twitter
A Brazilian teenager suspected of dismembering his uncle and aunt and killing their two young sons in a grisly crime that shocked Spain has turned himself in to police.
Photo: Rietje Swart / Flickr
Fathers will now be allowed the same parental leave as new mothers, under measures agreed by Spain’s parliament.
Photo: Dickukne / Flickr
Do you have trouble sleeping? Then Napflix is the television channel for you.
Women in Spain earn 19.3 percent less than men. Photo: World Bank Collection / Flickr
Spain's gender pay gap effectively means women won't get paid for the rest of the year, according to a new report.
The Local List
A still from Spanish TV series Velvet. Photo: Antena3.com
As the evenings draw in, what could be better than curling up on the sofa to watch a box set?