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Pontevedra province News & Information

Woman locked in car after boyfriend 'fails to notice' her
Crime/Incidents Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Woman locked in car after boyfriend 'fails to notice' her

A GALICIA woman was stuck in her parked car for six hours after her boyfriend forgot about her, locked it and went home, says the Guardia Civil. The couple had just come back from a wedding – not their own – and,...

“Grow your hair to stay out of jail,” prisoner told
Crime/Incidents Thu, Apr 12, 2018

“Grow your hair to stay out of jail,” prisoner told

A PRISONER in Vigo has been told his sentence will be suspended – as long as he grows his hair. Identified only by his initials of A. F. C., the accused was arrested for drug-dealing in the Galicia town and is said to...

Case of missing Sonia Iglesias reopened and house searched
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...

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

Man reports himself to police for hitting his girlfriend
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...

Priest goes on strike 'fed up with his parishioners'
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...

Blood tests could replace needle biopsies
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...

Life sentence without parole demanded for Moraña filicide
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....

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