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Politics & People news & information for Costa Verde

Spanish couple kidnapped in Colombia to marry
Politics Mon, Jun 17, 2013

Spanish couple kidnapped in Colombia to marry

A SPANISH couple held hostage for a month in Colombia and who were freed on Saturday morning now have something else to celebrate – they have decided to get married. Ángel Sánchez Fernández, 49, a member of the...

Asturian PP leader sacked after stalking conviction
Politics Wed, Mar 14, 2007

Asturian PP leader sacked after stalking conviction

One of the leaders of the Gijón branch of the Partido Popular, Luis Madiedo (photo, left), has been fined €400 by a judge in Oviedo this morning after being found guilty of stalking fellow party activist, Cristina...

Letizia attends grandfather´s funeral
Politics Fri, Apr 1, 2005

Letizia attends grandfather´s funeral

The Prince and Princess of Asturias attended the funeral of Doña Letizia´s paternal grandfather, José Luis Ortiz Velasco, who was cremated yesterday morning in Gijón. The royal couple arrived at San Salvador parish...

Felipe and Letizia enjoy family weekend in Asturias
Politics Mon, Jan 10, 2005

Felipe and Letizia enjoy family weekend in Asturias

The Prince and Princess of Asturias have been enjoying a quiet weekend in the village of Sardéu visiting Doña Letizia´s maternal grandparents. They arrived shortly after 10pm on Friday night and after dropping off...

Ribadesella honours Princess Letizia
Politics Sat, Sep 18, 2004

Ribadesella honours Princess Letizia

The Town Hall of Ribadesella announced yesterday that Doña Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano is to be made an adoptive daughter of the town where she was born, and that the quayside promenade (photo) is to be renamed the...

Prince Felipe enjoys birthday weekend in Asturias
Politics Sat, Jan 31, 2004

Prince Felipe enjoys birthday weekend in Asturias

The Prince of Asturias and heir to the Spanish throne, Felipe de Borbon, drove to the village of Sardeu, about 5km outside of Ribadesella (Asturias), to spend the day with his fiancee, Letizia Ortiz, and to meet her...

Politics Wed, Dec 17, 2003

Gijón PP criticise Town Hall competition blunder

Gijón right wing opposition Partido Popular spokesperon, Pilar Fernández Pardo, believes that the socialist PSOE Town Hall Council made a "very serious mistake" by showing "clear favouritism" for the...

Politics Wed, Nov 26, 2003

Princess Oviedo honour postponed

The PP mayor of Oviedo, Gabino de Lorenzo, postponed until next Wednesday, a plenary session of the municipal council during which it had been intended to announce that Prince Felipe of Asturias´ fiancée, local girl...

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