Child Rescued from Locked Car as Dad goes for Tapas

The Police in the Madrid town of Alcorcón, rescued a child who had been left in a car during the hottest time of the day, whilst the father had gone for tapas.   The incident occurred on Saturday when the 15-year-old had been locked in the car, with the windows closed, and “in full sun”. …

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Tragedy as Baby Dies Locked in Car

A 10-month-old girl died on Friday, after being left inside a car for eight hours, in the sun.   The tragic event took place in the Mallorcan town of where the girl´s grandfather had parked the vehicle at 7 in the morning, leaving the child sleeping in the car. It wasn´t until after three o’clock …

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Nine Deaths due to Heat Wave

Although today is expected to be a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday, caution is still advised, especially after nine fatalities have now been attributed to the heat wave Two people have died in Tarragona as a result of the heat wave, the first was a homeless man who was taken into hospital after being …

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Father Arrested for Leaving Baby in Car

The police in Madrid have arrested a man for apparently accidentally locking his 16-month-old baby in the car for more than 2 hours. Officers from both the local and national police arrived at the scene having been called by witnesses Read More …

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The Hazards of Heat

High summer temperatures may be a welcome change for those looking to relax on the beach this summer, but higher temperatures pose an often hidden risk, especially to vehicles and road safety. The most vulnerable parts of the vehicle in Read More …

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Hot Thursday

The health department across the region of Valencia reports that they attended eleven people on Thursday who had suffered as a result of high temperatures. Although an alert had been issued warning of the high temperatures, none of those who Read More …

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