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Huesca province News & Information

Cakes in quarantine: Policeman stands on car roof for birthday girl
Society Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Cakes in quarantine: Policeman stands on car roof for...

AN ARAGÓN woman's birthday was not quite the washout the enforced quarantine could have made it – thanks to a friendly National Police officer. As usual, at 20.00, residents in the Pyrénéen Huesca-province town...

Highest-altitude prehistoric cave art found in Pyrénées
Culture Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Highest-altitude prehistoric cave art found in Pyrénées

PREHISTORIC cave art has been found at the highest-known altitude in Spain so far – at 2,200 metres (7,218 feet) above sea-level. Also the northernmost cave drawings ever discovered in the country, they were unearthed...

Snow blocks train in Aragón and passengers evacuated
Transport Wed, Jan 30, 2019

Snow blocks train in Aragón and passengers evacuated

PASSENGERS on a train across snow-covered Aragón had to be evacuated last night when the line became blocked barely half a kilometre from their station of origin. The convoy left Canfranc in the Pyrénéen province of...

Albacete midfielder Pelayo 'critical' after balcony fall
Sport Sat, Mar 31, 2018

Albacete midfielder Pelayo 'critical' after balcony...

SECOND-DIVISION club Albacete FC midfielder Pelayo Novo is in a critical condition after falling out of a third-floor hotel balcony in the Pyrénéen city of Huesca (Aragón). His team-mates Susaeta and Rubén Miño...

Guardia Civil officer killed in higway crash
Crime/Incidents Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Guardia Civil officer killed in higway crash

A GUARDIA Civil officer has been killed in the course of duty by an overtaking car who 'did not see him', emergency services revealed. Rafael González Novales, 45, who was married with three children, had been...

Soldier killed in rockfall during climbing practice
Crime/Incidents Wed, Aug 3, 2016

Soldier killed in rockfall during climbing practice

A SOLDIER from Elda (Alicante province) has been killed and five others injured in a rockfall during climbing practice in the Pyrénées, reveals the ministry of defence. Rubén Rangel Vizuete, 25, a member of the...

Escaped murderer sends judges 'postcards from paradise'
Crime/Incidents Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Escaped murderer sends judges 'postcards from...

A CONVICTED murderer wanted by a Spanish court has been taunting judges by sending them postcards from the Caribbean. Walter Jerôme C. R., a French national, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal shooting...

Avalanche leaves 430 trapped in ski resort spa
Crime/Incidents Mon, Mar 3, 2014

Avalanche leaves 430 trapped in ski resort spa

OVER 430 people were trapped in a spa at the ski resort of Panticosa (Huesca province) after an avalanche blocked off a road on Saturday just after midnight. Emergency services worked around the clock and the A-2606 was...

Avalanche leaves 240 stranded in Huesca ski resorts
Environment Sun, Jan 26, 2014

Avalanche leaves 240 stranded in Huesca ski resorts

AVALANCHES at the ski station of Benasque in the province of Huesca have left 58 guests and 20 employees stranded in a hotel on the resort. In total, at least 240 skiers are said to be trapped in stations throughout the...

Prince Felipe seen skiing at Aramón Formigal
Politics Sun, Jan 19, 2014

Prince Felipe seen skiing at Aramón Formigal

PRINCE Felipe of Spain has been spotted skiing at a popular resort in northern Aragón this weekend and also at an international ice-hockey match. His Royal Highness, heir to the throne, travelled to the ski station of...

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