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Legal & Finance news & information for Galicia

Family of Down's Syndrome woman take her fight for the right to vote to the ECHR
Legal & Finance Sun, Jan 1, 2017

Family of Down's Syndrome woman take her fight for the...

THE family of a young woman with Down's Syndrome who has been denied the right to vote by the Supreme Court has applied to the European Court of Human Rights. The Supreme Court is the highest contentious audience in...

'Owner of the sun' sues eBay for banning sale of 'land'
Legal & Finance Wed, Jun 10, 2015

'Owner of the sun' sues eBay for banning sale of...

A GALICIA woman who says she 'owns the sun' is taking auction site eBay to court - because they say she does not. Ángeles Durán sold plots of land on the sun in an online bid, snapping up thousands of euros...

Retired Spaniards protest over retroactive 'asset grab' on pensions earned working abroad
Legal & Finance Tue, Aug 5, 2014

Retired Spaniards protest over retroactive 'asset...

AROUND 100 Spanish retirees protested in front of the tax office in Ferrol, Galicia yesterday (Monday) over plans to tax their pensions earned abroad retroactively. Migrants who were forced to work in France, Germany...

Legal & Finance Wed, Nov 19, 2008

Seven years for trying to murder son

A woman who tried to kill herself and her young son has been sentenced to serve seven years in jail by a judge at Pontevedra court. The incident came to light on March 22nd this year after the woman failed to return her...

Legal & Finance Tue, Dec 11, 2007

Accused death crash fishermen released

Two Spanish sailors arrested in Mauritania last Friday after an alleged collision with a local fishing craft, were released without charge following a court appearance yesterday. The two Spanish fishermen from the...

Legal & Finance Fri, Jun 23, 2006

€720 fine for causing for six deaths

Pontevedra provincial court has fined the man responsible for causing one of the most serious traffic accidents in recent years just €720. The accident, which occurred in July 2002, was caused when Isidro Sendín...

Legal & Finance Tue, Jul 12, 2005

Jailed drug baron continues to receive Spanish dole

The man alleged to be the head of the "Los Caneos" clan and one of Europe´s leading cocaine traffickers, Daniel Baúlo, continues to receive unemployment benefit despite being held in custody in a Spanish jail....

Galician held in Egyptian jail for 16 years returns home
Legal & Finance Fri, Nov 12, 2004

Galician held in Egyptian jail for 16 years returns home

43 year old José Juan González (photo), who has been serving a 20 year sentence in a Cairo jail since being convicted of heroin smuggling in 1988, arrived back at Barajas airport (Madrid) at 6.30am this morning. Mr...