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Culture Sun, Aug 7, 2016

Fifth-century Roman city wall dug up in Tortosa

EXCAVATIONS in the popular expat town of Tortosa (Tarragona province) have uncovered a chunk of a fifth-century Roman city wall – the oldest archaeological finding to date in the area. At 40 metres (130 feet) long and...

Education/Work Wed, Apr 17, 2013

Registered letter and hours of queueing for jobseeker...

A DOLE office sent out a recorded delivery letter ordering a young woman to refund a one-cent overpayment by bank transfer within 30 days or face interest charges of 20 per cent. The lady from Tortosa (Tarragona), who...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jun 19, 2008

Mother and son shot dead in Tortosa

A 54 year old woman and her 28 year old son were found shot dead at their home in Tortosa (Tarragona) last night. One man was detained this morning accused of aiding and abetting the two main suspects - a pair of Gypsy...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jun 2, 2008

Police arrest woman who gave away baby to stranger

A Rumanian woman accused of handing her three-month old baby daughter to a man she had never met before, was arrested yesterday. According to the woman's own version of events, unable to continue looking after it,...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Apr 1, 2008

Woman arrested as 126 marihuana plants seized

A 42 year old woman, Deborah LR, was arrested by Guardia Civil officers in the Vinallop district of Tortosa (Tarragona) last Friday after 126 marihuana plants were found at her home. It is believed that the woman had...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Sep 3, 2005

Police arrest Tortosa zebra crossing killer

37 year old Juan Alberto GD was arrested by National Police officers last night in Roquetas de Mar (Almería) for the alleged murder of a Moroccan man last Tuesday on a zebra crossing in Tortosa town centre (photo)....