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Segovia province News & Information

Crime/Incidents Sun, Apr 23, 2017

'Jihad' supporter linked to 9/11 caught in Segovia

A FUNDAMENTALIST terrorism supporter believed to have been behind the 9/11 attacks in the USA has been arrested in the town of El Espinar in the centre-northern province of Segovia, in Castilla y León. The accused, 43,...

Culture Sat, Apr 23, 2016

Warning signs to stop tourists climbing Segovia aqueduct

CITY authorities in Segovia have had to put signs up to warn visitors and residents not to keep climbing the famous aqueduct. The temptation is too much for some locals and tourists, who are frequently seen scrambling...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Nov 24, 2015

DAESH recruiter arrested in jail

A MAN serving a prison sentence in centre-northern Spain has been arrested whilst behind bars for attempting to recruit other inmates as DAESH, or so-called 'Islamic State' terrorists. The accused, a 42-year-old...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Teenage girl behind Segovia aqueduct graffiti faces charges

A TEENAGE girl who sprayed her and her friends’ initials in large letters across Segovia’s ancient Roman aqueduct has been identified by National Police. She was said to have been in the company of four other youths...

Politics Tue, May 22, 2012

Village mayor tempts residents in with local delicacy

The mayor of the village of Navares de las Cuevas in Segovia, Vicente Robisco, is trying to tempt regular visitors and part-time residents of his village to make themselves officially resident there by giving them a...

Crime/Incidents Tue, May 31, 2011

Youngsters fined thousands for false Tuenti account

Two youngsters have been ordered to pay compensation of 12,400 euros and a 200 euro fine each for creating a Tuenti account in another girl's name, which they used to ridicule her, causing her psychological problems...

Culture Fri, May 13, 2011

Puppets invade Segovia for annual fiesta

Hundreds of puppets dancing on balconies or in and around the historic monuments and mediaeval palaces, much to the surprise and wonder of young and old alike, are all part of Segovia's International Puppet Festival...