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Rías Altas News & Information

Crime/Incidents Mon, Apr 9, 2018

Body of woman swept away by tides found in Galicia

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman swept away by the waves off a Galicia beach during the storms has been found dead after a local resident spotted her and called emergency services. She has been named as Andrea Domínguez, and...

Animals/Pets Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Lola the wagtail, a Galicia bar's most loyal customer

A BAR in A Coruña (Galicia) has a regular customer who has been coming in daily for a plate of – or Spanish omelette – for the last four years, and plants herself on the counter to ensure she is the first to get...

Transport Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Passenger complains about impromptu free ride on train

A TRAIN PASSENGER who got a free ride across Galicia has complained to rail board RENFE about his not having to pay for the journey. José María Lorza set off from the station in his home town of Ferrol on Spain's...

Tech & Science Fri, Aug 25, 2017

WhatsApp location tag helps find family lost in Galicia...

MOBILE phone technology and social networks have been shown to save lives – and a case of a couple lost in the hills in Galicia has once again proven this to be true. They had been out walking in the Fragas do Eume...

Animals/Pets Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Drunk in charge of a horse on a public highway

A RIDER drunk in charge of his horse on a public road in Galicia is facing two major fines and was ordered to dismount immediately. The accused was returning from the Equine and Livestock Fair in Moeche, in the province...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Betanzos flies flag at half-mast in tribute to London...

THE Galicia town of Betanzos is flying its flag at half-mast today (Friday) in an official day of mourning for its descendant Aysha Ahmet Caldelas Frade, 43, who lost her life in the terror attack on Westminster Bridge...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Asunta's mother and killer found unconscious in her cell...

THE MOTHER and convicted killer of Galicia schoolgirl Asunta Yong Fang Basterra Porto has been found unconscious in her prison cell after taking an overdose. Ex-solicitor Rosario Porto who, along with her ex-husband and...

Society Sun, Jan 1, 2017

Oldest resident in Galicia, Avelina Mouzo, turns 112

GALICIA'S oldest living person and Spain's 15 celebrated her 112 Christmas this week – not counting the day after she was born – and collected yet another birthday gift from the mayor who has given her a...

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