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Cabbies take OAPs to see Christmas lights for free
Society Sun, Dec 23, 2018

Cabbies take OAPs to see Christmas lights for free

OVER 200 elderly residents have been able to see the Christmas lights in the Galician city of Vigo thanks to a fleet of taxi drivers offering them free lifts. Some 50 cabbies got together to arrange the transporting of...

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...

Blue whale caught on drone camera off Cíes Isles
Animals/Pets Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Blue whale caught on drone camera off Cíes Isles

DRONE footage off the coast of Galicia shows a blue whale – the largest mammal on earth - swimming close to the Cíes Isles. Captured on Wednesday but only just aired, the video shows a whale of an estimated 26 metres...

Mass injuries in Vigo festival platform collapse
Crime/Incidents Mon, Aug 13, 2018

Mass injuries in Vigo festival platform collapse

AN ESTIMATED 312 spectators have been injured – nine of them seriously – after a wooden platform collapsed during the O Marisquiño fiestas in Vigo (Galicia) last night. Those hurt were watching Mallorca rapper Rels...

Air Nostrum passengers grounded in Paris for 30 hours
Travel/Tourism Mon, Aug 6, 2018

Air Nostrum passengers grounded in Paris for 30 hours

PASSENGERS spent over 30 hours waiting at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris to fly home to Vigo (Pontevedra province, Galicia) after their Air Nostrum flight broke down on Sunday afternoon. The 87 travellers were due...

Diana death reconstruction exposes killer's 'lies and contradictions'
Crime/Incidents Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Diana death reconstruction exposes killer's 'lies...

A SIX-HOUR reconstruction of the death of Madrid sixth-former Diana Quer showed homicide detectives that the killer's version of the crime is totally unfeasible, especially in terms of the cause of death and...

'El Chicle' to take part in Diana death reconstruction
Crime/Incidents Thu, Jun 14, 2018

'El Chicle' to take part in Diana death...

A RECONSTRUCTION of the murder of Madrid sixth-former and model Diana Quer will take place tomorrow (Friday), for which the killer will be taken from his prison cell in order to participate. Juan Carlos Quer and Diana...

Diana Quer's killer admits to 'strangling' sixth-former, but 'accidentally'
Crime/Incidents Sun, May 6, 2018

Diana Quer's killer admits to 'strangling'...

DIANA Quer's murderer has admitted to strangling the sixth-former from Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid), but insists it was 'accidental'. José Enrique Abuín Gey, 43, appeared in court this week for the first...

Diana Quer killer 2005 rape case reopened
Crime/Incidents Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Diana Quer killer 2005 rape case reopened

THE case has been reopened against Diana Quer's killer for the reported rape of his wife's twin sister when the victim was just 17 after a lady judge in a court in Noia, A Coruña province, found a legal...

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

Woman locked in car after boyfriend 'fails to...

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,...

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