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Local news and information for Lugo province

Transport Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Passenger complains about impromptu free ride on train

A TRAIN PASSENGER who got a free ride across Galicia has complained to rail board RENFE about his not having to pay for the journey. José María Lorza set off from the station in his home town of Ferrol on Spain's...

Society Thu, Oct 13, 2016

Galicia woman, 62, gives birth to healthy baby girl

A 62-YEAR-OLD doctor has given birth to a healthy baby girl by Caesarian section in the city of Lugo, in Galicia. Lina Álvarez's 'birth partner' said she would give press interviews upon request just as...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Oct 2, 2016

Callers claim to have seen Diana Quer in Lugo, 200...

NUMEROUS phone calls claiming to have seen missing sixth-former Diana Quer in the city of Lugo, southern Galicia, are being followed up. Diana, 18, vanished when returning to her family holiday home in A Pobra do...

Society Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Lugo woman, 62, expecting her third child

A WOMAN from Galicia is eight months' pregnant with her third child at the age of 62 following successful IVF treatment, and says she is 'bursting with happiness' at becoming a mum again. Qualified doctor...

Entertainment Tue, Sep 1, 2015

'Rural Pride' for gay country-dwellers in Galicia...

A 'GAY farmers' festival' in Galicia on Saturday was the first of its type and celebrated nature, the environment, sustainable rural development - and same-sex relationships. One of the organisers, Davide...

Transport Thu, Dec 8, 2011

Hoax bomb-threat leads to evacuation of coach station

A COACH station was evacuated in Lugo this morning after two masked men warned that a bomb would go off within two hours. Luggage was unloaded from a coach just after 09.00hrs and streets near the bus station cordoned...

Environment Tue, Nov 9, 2010

Coastal storms claim first life

The heavy rain and strong winds which have continued to batter the country today, especially along the Cantabrian coast, have claimed one life and another man is missing in Galicia. The fatal victim is 73-year-old José...

Food & Drink Sat, Oct 16, 2010

Lugo bakers use their loaf to promote bread

Lugo's bakers have recreated a scaled-down version of their Roman city wall as part of a campaign to get people to eat more bread. The 'bread' wall, measuring 2.6 metres by 0.7 metres, made from wholemeal...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Sep 28, 2010

Dole office recruitment centre blown up

AROUND 16 workers of the job centre in Lugo arrived at work on Monday morning to find the building burnt out. According to sources from the regional government, the Xunta de Galicia, a hand-made bomb had been planted in...

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