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Asturias region/province News & Information

Transport Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Ice on track forces diversion for Gijón-Alicante train

ICE on the track meant long-distance travellers on the Gijón-Alicante train yesterday (Sunday) evening had to get off at León, according to rail board RENFE. The train left Gijón in the northern coastal region of...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jan 8, 2018

'Dead' prisoner wakes up on autopsy table

A PRISONER believed to have died in his cell regained consciousness inside a body bag just as a post-mortem was about to begin, according to sources from the jail in Villabona, Asturias (pictured). Staff found the...

Food & Drink Sun, Jul 2, 2017

Customer calls police when bar 'charges too much' for...

A BAR customer rang the police when she was charged what she thought was daylight robbery for a martini cocktail – and officers gave the owners a ticking off, reports national daily newspaper . She had gone to one of...

Food & Drink Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Avilés earns place in 'Guinness Book of Records' for...

A NORTHERN Spanish town has entered the for the best street food in the world, having attracted 11,836 customers at yesterday's (Monday's) open-air food fair. Five notaries signed on the dotted line to confirm...

Culture Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Scotland and Asturias team up for Easter art hunt

SCOTLAND and Asturias have joined forces for an Easter 'art exchange' this weekend – today (Saturday), if you're in the north of Spain, you can enjoy a cultural treasure hunt around the streets of Oviedo,...