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Basque Country News & Information

IVF dad discovers kids are not his after clinic mix-up
Society Mon, Dec 17, 2018

IVF dad discovers kids are not his after clinic mix-up

A ROUTINE blood test led to a father in Bilbao finding out his children were not his own due to a mix-up at the fertility clinic, leading to the family getting nearly a quarter of a million euros in compensation. The...

Basque mountaineer survives helicopter crash in Tajikistan
Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Basque mountaineer survives helicopter crash in Tajikistan

A MOUNTAINEER from the Basque Country who crashed his helicopter in the wilds of Tajikistan at an altitude of 7,500 metres has been found – alive. But five of the 18 people flying with him have died, according to...

Spaniard to be exhumed in London over organ-trafficking suspicions
Crime/Incidents Thu, Jul 26, 2018

Spaniard to be exhumed in London over organ-trafficking...

A BRITISH court has agreed to the body of a Spaniard to be exhumed to see whether he was a victim of organ-trafficking before he died. Miguel Ángel Martínez was 45 when he set off from his native Basque Country on...

Bilbao cabbies 'must see women indoors' before driving off
Transport Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Bilbao cabbies 'must see women indoors' before...

TAXI drivers dropping off women in Bilbao are now required to ensure their customers are safely indoors before driving off, thanks to a new bye-law aimed at improving people's safety on the streets. Cabbies are also...

ETA confirms dissolution ahead of Friday's planned announcement
Crime/Incidents Thu, May 3, 2018

ETA confirms dissolution ahead of Friday's planned...

BASQUE separatist terrorists ETA is due to make a 'key announcement' on Friday in Cambo-les-Bains, south-western France, and speculation has been rife as to whether the organisation planned to break up – but...

ETA to announce dissolution on May 5
Crime/Incidents Thu, Apr 19, 2018

ETA to announce dissolution on May 5

BASQUE terrorist organisation ETA says it will formally disband and will announce this in public in Bayonne, southern France, over the first weekend in May. The separatists, who have not carried out any armed attacks...

Basque policeman dies tackling football hooligans
Sport Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Basque policeman dies tackling football hooligans

A BASQUE police officer died from a heart attack whilst tackling a brawl between two extremist fan clubs ahead of the European League match between Athletic de Bilbao FC and Moscow Spartak, leading for calls for the...

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