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Pontevedra province News & Information

Crime/Incidents Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Case of missing Sonia Iglesias reopened and house searched

A HOUSE in Galicia has been searched in connection with the disappearance of Sonia Iglesias in 2010, who has never yet been found. Her ex-partner, Julio Araújo, was present whilst the property in Pontevedra the couple...

Society Thu, Feb 8, 2018

'Hard-up' dad who owned Ferrari avoided paying child...

A DIVORCED father who claimed he could not afford to pay child maintenance to his ex-wife was driving around in a Ferrari, staying in five-star hotels for thousands of euros a night and spending four-figure sums on...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Dec 15, 2017

Man reports himself to police for hitting his girlfriend

A 19-YEAR-OLD Galicia man has reported himself to the police for hitting his wife. Local Police in Vigo (Pontevedra province) have placed the youth under arrest after he turned up at the station at 23.30 last night...

Religion Sat, Nov 25, 2017

Priest goes on strike 'fed up with his parishioners'

A PRIEST in Galicia has gone on strike because he is 'fed up with his parishioners' after three weeks of constant rows. Father Luis Manuel González works in the parish of Albeos in the village of Crecente...

Tech & Science Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Blood tests could replace needle biopsies

A GALICIA hospital is trying out a new method of taking biopsies from patients using only a blood test. The Álvaro Cunqueiro Hospital in Vigo, Pontevedra province, has launched clinical trials to see whether the so...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Life sentence without parole demanded for Moraña filicide

The first ever demand for life imprisonment without parole in Spain has been lodged by the prosecutor handling the case of David Oubel, suspected of murdering his own two daughters in Moraña (Pontevedra) last summer....

Crime/Incidents Fri, Sep 9, 2016

Four dead and 48 injured in Galicia train crash

A PORTUGUESE train driver and three passengers have been killed outright in a crash on the line linking the Galicia city of Vigo with Oporto in the neighbouring nation. Said to be an 'old-style diesel-powered'...