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Local news and information for Eibar, Guipúzcoa

Education/Work Mon, Oct 8, 2007

Forest worker killed by falling tree

A 37 year old man was killed this morning when he ignored health and safety guidelines pertaining to distances to be maintained during tree felling activity, and was hit by a pine chopped down by a fellow forest worker....

Legal & Finance Sun, Oct 15, 2006

Two jailed for Basque street violence

Judge Ismael Moreno yesterday sent two people to prison after finding them guilty of creating street violence in the Basque country, whilst three others were detained for similar crimes. In addition two branch offices...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Dec 13, 2005

French police to hand over ETA leader wanted for Blanco...

French authorities have agreed to hand over former ETA leader Francisco Javier García Gaztelu, alias "Txapote," to be tried in Spain for the kidnapping and subsequent murder of PP councillor fo Ermua (Vizcaya),...

Politics Thu, Apr 14, 2005

Spanish republicans celebrate 74th anniversary

74 years after the declaration of the 2nd Spanish Republic, the republican movement remains active albeit with a rapidly declining vote. At the first general elections in 1977 two years after the death of Franco the...

Politics Tue, Nov 23, 2004

Hoax bomb found under Basque councillor´s car

Basque regional bomb squad officers were called in to examine a hoax bomb found underneath the car of a socialist municipal councillor in the town of Eibar yesterday morning shortly after 10am. The device was found by...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Mar 3, 2004

Radio station firebombed

There was an explosion in the Onda Cero Radio studio in Eibar (Guipúzcoa) at 2.50 am this morning. This is where Kiss-FM music station broadcasts from, and the attack involved a homemade bomb constructed out of two...