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Local news and information for Lleida province

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Gun permit debate provoked after hunter shoots forestry...

A DOUBLE murder in the province of Lleida after two forestry brigadiers asked a hunter to show his gun licence has sparked debate about whether firearms possession should be restricted. The 28-year-old man, who shot...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Dec 10, 2016

Nadia's parents lose custody of her as court says they...

AN 11-YEAR-OLD girl with a rare illness has been taken into care after her parents' arrest for alleged fraud involving an appeal fund set up for her treatment in the USA. Nadia suffers from tricothiodystrophy which,...

Society Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Lleida bans the 'burkhini' in public pools

PUBLIC swimming pools in the province of Lleida (Catalunya) have banned the 'burkhini', following France's example where several towns have prohibited the Islamic women's bathing costumes. In Lleida city...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Feb 6, 2016

Spaniard and Italian arrested over Lleida businessman's...

SUSPECTS have been taken in for questioning in connection with the murder of Spanish businessman David Bernat, whose dismembered body was found in the river in Bangkok, Thailand, at the weekend. Bernat, 40, originally...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Nov 4, 2015

Nursing home residents lose their lives in ground-floor...

FOUR elderly residents of a nursing home in northern inland Catalunya perished in the early hours of Tuesday when the ground floor flooded. The river Sió, through the town of Agramunt (Lleida province) burst its banks...

Politics Sun, Aug 9, 2015

Bárcenas given Baqueira holiday pass

High Court judge José de la Mata has authorised a two-week holiday for the former treasurer of the Partido Popular (PP) Luis Bárcenas, who has been embroiled in numerous political corruption scandals and who is...

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