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Politics & People news & information for Pontevedra province

Huge support for Rajoy after death of his father, 97
Politics Sun, Nov 4, 2018

Huge support for Rajoy after death of his father, 97

NUMEROUS current and ex-PP colleagues of former Spanish president Mariano Rajoy turned out in support for him today (Sunday) at the funeral of his father, Mariano Senior, who died on Thursday aged 97. Former ministers...

How to live to 107: 'Drink four bottles of red wine a day'
Politics Thu, Feb 25, 2016

How to live to 107: 'Drink four bottles of red wine a...

A GALICIA man who died a week ago at the age of 107 always claimed the secret to his long life was drinking four bottles of red wine a day. Antonio Docampo García, whose nephew Jerónimo has taken over running of the...

Rajoy assaulted by teenager in street
Politics Thu, Dec 17, 2015

Rajoy assaulted by teenager in street

SPAIN'S president Mariano Rajoy has been attacked in a street whilst on a 'wandering' political rally. A teenager punched him in the face and broke his glasses, having approached the PP leader on the pretext...

Rajoy criticises peace mission troop deployment
Politics Wed, Aug 30, 2006

Rajoy criticises peace mission troop deployment

Finally back at work yesterday following an extended summer holiday break, opposition leader, Mariano Rajoy (photo, right), launched a blistering attack on the government not only for its handling of the Galicia forest...

Expats fail to swing it for Fraga
Politics Tue, Jun 28, 2005

Expats fail to swing it for Fraga

The Partido Popular (PP) and its founding president Manuel Fraga has lost control of the regional government of Galicia after 15 years in power. The result of the emigrant postal vote confirmed that the PP had failed to...

Politics Sat, Dec 13, 2003

Corina Porro wins Vigo mayoral elections

Partido Popular candidate, Corina Porro, has been elected mayoress of Vigo with just the 10 votes of her party´s councillors, in the election to succeed the socialist Ventura Pérez Mariño, who did not survive a vote...

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