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Local news and information for Asturias region/province

Food & Drink Sun, Jul 2, 2017

Customer calls police when bar 'charges too much' for...

A BAR customer rang the police when she was charged what she thought was daylight robbery for a martini cocktail – and officers gave the owners a ticking off, reports national daily newspaper . She had gone to one of...

Food & Drink Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Avilés earns place in 'Guinness Book of Records' for...

A NORTHERN Spanish town has entered the for the best street food in the world, having attracted 11,836 customers at yesterday's (Monday's) open-air food fair. Five notaries signed on the dotted line to confirm...

Culture Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Scotland and Asturias team up for Easter art hunt

SCOTLAND and Asturias have joined forces for an Easter 'art exchange' this weekend – today (Saturday), if you're in the north of Spain, you can enjoy a cultural treasure hunt around the streets of Oviedo,...

Food & Drink Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Welsh tourist thinks Spanish chocolate peanut brand...

A WELSH tourist in Spain who photographed a popular brand of chocolate peanuts and called its name 'racist' has gone viral on Twitter. João Morais, whose family originally came from the Portuguese-speaking west...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Oviedo woman hospitalised after 'exorcism'

AYOUNG woman who underwent an 'exorcism' in a house in Oviedo (Asturias) has been hospitalised after police were called out by worried neighbours reporting blood-curdling screams and wailing from a residential...

Animals/Pets Sat, Jun 4, 2016

Loose bull charges down main city road in Oviedo

AN ESCAPED bull who ran amok through the centre of Asturias' largest city, Oviedo, was eventually caught by a street-cleaner. The animal broke out of a farm in La Manjoya at around 08.30 yesterday (Friday) morning,...

Crime/Incidents Mon, May 16, 2016

Groom killed on stag night in hotel balcony fall

A STAG night in Gijón (Asturias) ended in tragedy at the weekend when the groom-to-be fell from his hotel balcony. The 34-year-old, identified only by his initials of F.C.V.P., had gone north from his home in Madrid...

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