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Politics & People news & information for Rías Altas

Inditex heiress plans 'quiet wedding' to designer's son Carlos Torretta
Politics Tue, Oct 23, 2018

Inditex heiress plans 'quiet wedding' to...

ZARA tycoon Amancio Ortega's daughter Marta has announced a date for her wedding to model scout and PR guru Carlos Torretta, having confirmed their engagement in the spring. Marta Ortega, 34, and Carlos – whose...

Forbes' second-wealthiest woman in the world and co-founder of Inditex dies from brain haemorrhage
Politics Fri, Aug 16, 2013

Forbes' second-wealthiest woman in the world and co...

SPAIN'S richest woman and the only Spanish female on the list has died in hospital just 36 hours after suffering a massive and 'irreversible' brain haemorrhage. Rosalía Mera Goyenechea, co-founder of the...

Forbes' wealthiest woman in Spain and co-founder of Inditex in a coma after brain haemorrhage
Politics Thu, Aug 15, 2013

Forbes' wealthiest woman in Spain and co-founder of...

SPAIN'S richest woman Rosalía Mera, ex-wife of Inditex founder Amancio Ortega is in a critical condition in hospital following a brain haemorrhage. Sra Mera, 69, is in intensive care at the Mateu Orfila hospital in...

Inditex founder is a grandfather again
Politics Tue, Mar 5, 2013

Inditex founder is a grandfather again

JUST days after being named as the third-richest man on the planet in the Forbes List, Inditex founder Amancio Ortega has become grandfather to a new heir. His youngest daughter, Marta, who married famous Spanish...

Inditex heiress Marta Ortega marries Spain's top showjumper Sergio Álvarez
Politics Sun, Feb 19, 2012

Inditex heiress Marta Ortega marries Spain's top...

HEIRESS to the Inditex empire Marta Ortega has just tied the knot with Spain's top-ranking showjumper, Sergio Álvarez Moya. The 28-year-old bride, who stands to inherit the largest empire and greatest fortune in...

Zara heiress to marry tomorrow
Politics Fri, Feb 17, 2012

Zara heiress to marry tomorrow

Marta Ortega, heiress to Amancio Ortega's impressive Inditex 'empire', will be marrying Asturian-born horseman Sergio Álvarez Moya, currently Spain's number one showjumper, in her family's manor...

Politics Tue, Aug 5, 2008

Violent fascist's name removed from A Coruña Hospital

The regional Health ministry has issued a decree removing Juan Canalejo's name from A Coruña Hospital out of respect for the many victims of the notorious former Falangist. Canalejo was a former soldier who, even...

Rajoy backs veteran Galician president for fifth term
Politics Tue, Aug 24, 2004

Rajoy backs veteran Galician president for fifth term

According to PP leader, Mariano Rajoy, Manuel Fraga is a "good candidate" for a fifth term as president of the Galician Xunta. Mr Rajoy visited the octogenarian yesterday at Mr Fraga´s summer residence on...

Politics Tue, Feb 3, 2004

Sada PP rebel mayor doubles his salary

In the first plenary session since the previous mayor was overthrown by Partido Popular rebels with the defection of socialist councillor, Jose Luis Santamaría, the new mayor awarded himself and the rest of the PP team...

Fraga expels Sada PP rebels
Politics Tue, Jan 20, 2004

Fraga expels Sada PP rebels

The president of the Xunta of Galicia, Manuel Fraga, has announced that the Partido Popular of Galicia (PPdeG) will be expelling the eight PP councillors in Sada Town Hall who have joined with a socialist defector to...

Sada protest at socialist defection
Politics Mon, Jan 12, 2004

Sada protest at socialist defection

The mayor of Sada, Abel López Soto (on the right), accompanied by president of the Deputation of La Coruña, and thousands of others, staged a protest yesterday against the vote of no confidence proposed by former...

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