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Community/Public Services news & information for A Coruña province

Protesters prosecuted by Franco's family for 'hate crimes' over Galicia estate
Society Sat, Jun 16, 2018

Protesters prosecuted by Franco's family for 'hate...

COURT summons are starting to filter through for demonstrators who peacefully 'invaded' a palace in A Coruña last August to protest over its still belonging to dictator General Franco's family some 80 years...

Oldest resident in Galicia, Avelina Mouzo, turns 112
Society Sun, Jan 1, 2017

Oldest resident in Galicia, Avelina Mouzo, turns 112

GALICIA'S oldest living person and Spain's 15 celebrated her 112 Christmas this week – not counting the day after she was born – and collected yet another birthday gift from the mayor who has given her a...

'Dignified death' of terminal Galicia girl sets legal precedent
Society Sun, Oct 11, 2015

'Dignified death' of terminal Galicia girl sets...

THE tragic case of 12-year-old Andrea Ordóñez Lago from Santiago de Compostela has set a legal precedent for the 'right to die with dignity' where the terminal patient is a child – hers is the first case...

Galicia parents' agonising 'right to die with dignity' battle could go to court
Society Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Galicia parents' agonising 'right to die with...

A COUPLE from Galicia are having to fight for their right to allow their 12-year-old daughter Andrea to 'die with dignity', and may be forced to take the health service to court. Estela Ordóñez and Antonio...

Society Mon, Feb 25, 2008

Body of missing Guardia Civil officer recovered

Rescuers have found the body of a Guardia Civil coast guard officer who went missing at around 9pm on Saturday night after falling overboard from a Zodiaz inflatable dinghy as he and a colleague were searching off...

Society Wed, Sep 26, 2007

'In Franco's day you'd already be dead'

A corporal who was denied permission to take the regulation fifteen-day leave of absence to marry his transsexual sweetheart was told by his commanding officer, a Spanish Navy captain: "In Franco's day,...

Two killed in explosion on board navy frigate
Society Mon, Dec 19, 2005

Two killed in explosion on board navy frigate

An explosion on board the Spanish navy frigate "Extremadura" at 2.30am this morning has left two sailors dead and several soldiers injured. The explosion occurred in the boiler room down in the bowels of the...

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