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#Galicia

# galicia - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Second regional lockdown in as many days in Spain as 70,000 people in Galicia face fresh restrictions
# La Marina
# La Marina

Second regional lockdown in as many days in Spain as 70,000 people in Galicia face fresh restrictions

Jul 5th 2020, 7:13 PM 37,965 Views 32 Comments

All residents of the town of La Marina, 140 kilometres east of La Coruna, will be unable to leave the vicinity under the restrictions.

# galicia - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Google Translate error sees visitors invited to Spanish 'clitoris festival'
# Whoops
# Whoops

Google Translate error sees visitors invited to Spanish 'clitoris festival'

Nov 3rd 2015, 9:02 PM 19,870 Views 54 Comments

The announcement was posted on the town’s website for a number of months.

# galicia - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Vet accused of surgically implanting bags of liquid heroin inside puppies
# On The Run
# On The Run

Vet accused of surgically implanting bags of liquid heroin inside puppies

Jun 24th 2015, 1:07 PM 11,305 Views 8 Comments

He is said to have surgically implanted bags of the the drug inside the animals.

# galicia - Monday 29 July, 2013

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain

Jul 29th 2013, 8:41 AM 8,262 Views 19 Comments

The 52-year-old driver has been released on bail and forbidden from leaving Spain for six months.

# galicia - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash

Jul 28th 2013, 9:37 AM 5,336 Views 17 Comments

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo has been discharged from hospital and will appear before a judge today.

# galicia - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’

Jul 27th 2013, 1:37 PM 9,658 Views 27 Comments

Doctors are still working to identify three victims of the Spain’s worst rail disaster in decades.

# galicia - Friday 26 July, 2013

The arrested Spanish train driver is refusing to answer police questions
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

The arrested Spanish train driver is refusing to answer police questions

Jul 26th 2013, 7:55 PM 19,337 Views 55 Comments

A police spokesperson has told AFP news agency that Francisco Jose Garzon Amo is not answering questions.

F1 plans Hungarian GP tribute for victims of Spanish train tragedy
# Token Gesture
From The42
# Token Gesture

F1 plans Hungarian GP tribute for victims of Spanish train tragedy

Jul 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,635 Views 11 Comments

The family of Lotus chief Gerard Lopez hail from Galicia, where the crash occurred.

# galicia - Thursday 25 July, 2013

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board
# Spain
# Spain

77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board

Jul 25th 2013, 11:26 AM 7,318 Views 22 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore says the situation is “still developing”, but that there are no reports of any Irish citizens caught up in the tragedy.

# galicia - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Spain goes to polls in two crucial local elections
# Spain
# Spain

Spain goes to polls in two crucial local elections

Oct 21st 2012, 12:36 PM 2,449 Views 1 Comment

Elections are taking place in the Basque Country – the first since ETA renounced violence – and Mariano Rajoy’s home area of Galicia.

# galicia - Sunday 6 March, 2011

Spanish town introduces old currency alongside euro to boost economy
# Old Money
From The Daily Edge
# Old Money

Spanish town introduces old currency alongside euro to boost economy

Mar 6th 2011, 2:14 PM 4,554 Views 0 Comments

The peseta is making a come back in the town of Mugardos, on the north coast of Spain.