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Local news and information for Vic, Barcelona

Crime/Incidents Wed, Nov 14, 2007

Kidnapped cabbie admits he made it all up

The young taxi driver who told police that he had been kidnapped at gunpoint by three individuals last Monday morning before being released in Vic nine hours later, has admitted during interrogation that he made the...

Education/Work Mon, Jun 13, 2005

Student arrested for amputating teacher´s finger

A 14 year old girl has been arrested after amputating the top half of the right index finger of one of her teachers after being sent out of class for misbehaviour. According to Cataluña regional police, the incident...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Dec 31, 2004

Two injured in Vic exhibition centre blaze

Two people were slightly injured yesterday in a fire which destroyed half of one of the warehouses at Vic´s Sucres exhibition centre, where the Infancy Festival is being held this week. Fortunately, the centre was...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Apr 28, 2004

Distraction, possible cause for school bus accident

Catalan Home councillor Montserrat Tura declared that a possible cause for the traffic accident at 09.50 hours this morning, in which three buses and a lorry crashed on the C-55 road at its pass through Castellvell i el...

Religion Thu, Jan 29, 2004

Religion classes over the Internet

Vic Superior Institute of Religious Science will become the first centre in Spain to give official religion classes over the internet. This way, students can aspire to a degree or diploma without having to attend...

Culture Wed, Nov 12, 2003

Catalans mourn death of "people´s poet"

Miquel Martí i Pol, aged 74, died today in Vic (Barcelona) after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. "Estimada Marta" (Dear Marta) and "La Fábrica" (The Factory), are among his best known works. He...