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Local news and information for O Porriño, Pontevedra

Crime/Incidents Fri, Sep 9, 2016

Four dead and 48 injured in Galicia train crash

A PORTUGUESE train driver and three passengers have been killed outright in a crash on the line linking the Galicia city of Vigo with Oporto in the neighbouring nation. Said to be an 'old-style diesel-powered'...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Dec 12, 2007

Youths charged over Town Hall square blast

Three youths, including one minor, arrested after a homemade 'bomb' exploded outside O Porriño Town Hall shortly before midnight on Monday, were released without bail after being charged. Nobody was injured...

Sport Mon, Oct 15, 2007

Pereiro to be confirmed as 2006 Tour winner

Fifteen months after the event, but with full ceremonial honours, Oscar Pereiro (main photo) will be confirmed as the official winner of the 2006 Tour de France at an event at 5.45pm in Madrid this evening that will be...

Education/Work Fri, May 14, 2004

Three injured in Porriño chemical factory blast

Three workers were injured in an explosion at the Zelnova chemical facory in O Porriño yesterday morning. Two of the workers were treated for shock at the Povisa medical centre and allowed home. The third man, who...