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Politics & People news & information for A Coruña province

Inditex heiress plans 'quiet wedding' to designer's son Carlos Torretta
Politics Tue, Oct 23, 2018

Inditex heiress plans 'quiet wedding' to...

ZARA tycoon Amancio Ortega's daughter Marta has announced a date for her wedding to model scout and PR guru Carlos Torretta, having confirmed their engagement in the spring. Marta Ortega, 34, and Carlos – whose...

Forbes' second-wealthiest woman in the world and co-founder of Inditex dies from brain haemorrhage
Politics Fri, Aug 16, 2013

Forbes' second-wealthiest woman in the world and co...

SPAIN'S richest woman and the only Spanish female on the list has died in hospital just 36 hours after suffering a massive and 'irreversible' brain haemorrhage. Rosalía Mera Goyenechea, co-founder of the...

Forbes' wealthiest woman in Spain and co-founder of Inditex in a coma after brain haemorrhage
Politics Thu, Aug 15, 2013

Forbes' wealthiest woman in Spain and co-founder of...

SPAIN'S richest woman Rosalía Mera, ex-wife of Inditex founder Amancio Ortega is in a critical condition in hospital following a brain haemorrhage. Sra Mera, 69, is in intensive care at the Mateu Orfila hospital in...

Inditex founder is a grandfather again
Politics Tue, Mar 5, 2013

Inditex founder is a grandfather again

JUST days after being named as the third-richest man on the planet in the Forbes List, Inditex founder Amancio Ortega has become grandfather to a new heir. His youngest daughter, Marta, who married famous Spanish...

Inditex heiress Marta Ortega marries Spain's top showjumper Sergio Álvarez
Politics Sun, Feb 19, 2012

Inditex heiress Marta Ortega marries Spain's top...

HEIRESS to the Inditex empire Marta Ortega has just tied the knot with Spain's top-ranking showjumper, Sergio Álvarez Moya. The 28-year-old bride, who stands to inherit the largest empire and greatest fortune in...

Zara heiress to marry tomorrow
Politics Fri, Feb 17, 2012

Zara heiress to marry tomorrow

Marta Ortega, heiress to Amancio Ortega's impressive Inditex 'empire', will be marrying Asturian-born horseman Sergio Álvarez Moya, currently Spain's number one showjumper, in her family's manor...

Councillor resigns after being found drunk at the wheel
Politics Mon, Mar 14, 2011

Councillor resigns after being found drunk at the wheel

A PP councillor in Santiago de Compostela has resigned today after being found in a drunken slumber at the wheel of his car. Ángel Espadas was found by police in the early hours of Saturday morning asleep at some...

Pro-independence protesters arrested
Politics Mon, Feb 9, 2009

Pro-independence protesters arrested

At least eight Galician independence supporters were arrested yesterday when a protest in Santiago de Compostela ended up in confrontation with the police. The protest was organised by Galicia Bilingüe, a group...

Politics Tue, Aug 5, 2008

Violent fascist's name removed from A Coruña Hospital

The regional Health ministry has issued a decree removing Juan Canalejo's name from A Coruña Hospital out of respect for the many victims of the notorious former Falangist. Canalejo was a former soldier who, even...

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