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Crime/Incidents Sat, Mar 3, 2018

Retiree grew cannabis 'to top up his pension'

A TARRAGONA man who grew and sold cannabis 'to top up his pension' has been arrested and at least 290 marihuana plants have been confiscated. The accused, 63, said he was struggling to make ends meet on his...

Transport Tue, Feb 27, 2018

'On-demand' bus service launched in Tarragona town

SPAIN'S first-ever 'bus on demand' is about to be launched in a Catalunya town – it has no fixed stops or timetables, and pick-ups are requested using a mobile phone App. Due to be piloted in July, the...

Politics Sat, Sep 9, 2017

Catalunya police raid printing firms over referendum...

POLICE in Catalunya are keeping close watch on – and even raiding – companies given the job of printing out referendum material such as voting slips, electoral lists and polling cards. In the last few days, the...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 9, 2016

Boy of six finds Civil War grenade in Costa Daurada...

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy has found a Civil War grenade in the province of Tarragona whilst out hiking with his parents. Said to be a typical pine-cone-shaped weapon, made in Poland and used by the Republicans – the...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Russian mafia broken up in Tarragona and €64m in cash...

EIGHT members of the Russian mafia have been arrested in Tarragona province after a massive swoop by the Guardia Civil involving 15 properties being raided. A total of 180 officers searched houses in Reus, Cambrils,...

Transport Sun, Feb 28, 2016

Snowdrifts trap drivers in Tarragona province

TAILBACKS across the province of Tarragona ensued throughout most of today (Sunday) and yesterday as literally thousands of residents rushed out to see and photograph the snow laying in a thick carpet across the...

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