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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...

Tidal surge claims lives of two pensioners
Crime/Incidents Thu, Jan 4, 2018

Tidal surge claims lives of two pensioners

STORM Bruno has already claimed two lives in the Basque Country after a man and woman, believed to be a couple, were swept out to sea off the coast of Deba (Guipúzcoa province). The victims, aged 67 and 65 and both...

Sigourney Weaver to receive Donostia Award at San Sebastián Film Festival
Entertainment Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Sigourney Weaver to receive Donostia Award at San...

BRITISH director Ken Loach's latest film due for airing and a Donostia award for Sigourney Weaver are on the programme for the forthcoming San Sebastián Film Festival, Spain's answer to Cannes and a blend of...

Two more Jihad arrests in Spanish prison
Crime/Incidents Sat, Dec 5, 2015

Two more Jihad arrests in Spanish prison

Intelligence services have managed to nip another behind-bars terrorism operation in the bud with the arrest of a 24-year-old Moroccan and a 32-year-old Spaniard serving sentences in the prison at Martutene, Guipúzcoa...

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