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Local news and information for Zamora city

Animals/Pets Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Loose fiesta bull roaming the hills since Thursday

A BULL which escaped during the fiestas in a land-locked western village on Thursday remains on the loose, police report. One of the four animals used during the bull-running at the festivals in Carbajales de Alba in...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Summer getaway starts with three children dead in Zamora...

Three Portuguese children aged four, eight and 12 have died in a road traffic accident in Cerezal de Aliste (Zamora) when a lorryploughed into the car they were travelling in. The adult driving the car suffered serious...

Animals/Pets Wed, Aug 7, 2013

Brown bear, believed extinct, found in Zamora province

A WILD animal thought to have been extinct for over 100 years has been found alive and well in the western province of Zamora. Experts say a colony of the brown bear (otherwise known as the 'grizzly bear')has...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 2, 2013

Inferno in Portugal spreads to Spain

FIREFIGHTERS in two countries are working round the clock to bring a massive 'international' inferno under control. The blaze started at around 16.20hrs on Thursday in Cicouro, north-eastern Portugal, in the...

Legal & Finance Wed, Jun 24, 2009

Judge faces jail for hiding overdue case files in her...

TAKING work home with you could land you in prison, as a judge from Zamora has just found out. She is facing two years behind bars for having taken case files to her house, a court reveals. Around 15 cases in total,...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 1, 2008

Grandmother arrested for killing daughter's baby

A woman who has confessed to killing her own daughter's newborn baby has been jailed following her arrest yesterday by the National Police in Zamora. The baby's 22-year-old mother later died at the Virgen de la...

Environment Mon, Sep 22, 2008

Storm brings down medieval castle wall

A 15-metre section of Zamora's original medieval wall collapsed this morning in a torrential downpour that started at around 4am. According to Zamora's conservative mayoress, Rosa Valdeón (PP), the problem was...

Tech & Science Thu, Oct 20, 2005

Mobile phone blows up in musician's hand

According to a report in today's El norte de Castilla, a 42 year old musician from Zamora is seeking compensation from Sharp and Vodafone after his mobile phone blew up in his hand. It appears that he was searching...

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