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#Santiago de Compostela

# santiago-de-compostela - Monday 5 May, 2014

Opinion: I became a long-distance walker at 70 and have now covered thousands of miles

After my wife died of cancer in 2007, I wanted to raise much-needed funds for Cancer Treatment and Research. This summer, I will walk in support of European peace.

# santiago-de-compostela - Friday 6 September, 2013

"This curve is inhuman": Train driver admits speeding in recording of emergency call

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo can be heard admitting speeding but complaining that he had previously warned that the curve on which the train derailed was dangerous.

# santiago-de-compostela - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Automatic braking system had been due to be fitted at site of Spanish train crash

79 people died when the train derailed at a bend while travelling at 179 kilometres per hour on 24 July.

# santiago-de-compostela - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Driver of Spanish train was on the phone at time of derailment

Francisco Jose Garzon Amo, 52, has been charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide following the derailment of the train in northern Spain last week.

# santiago-de-compostela - Monday 29 July, 2013

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain

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

# santiago-de-compostela - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Spanish judge to question driver of train in deadly crash

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

# santiago-de-compostela - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’

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

# santiago-de-compostela - Friday 26 July, 2013

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

F1 plans Hungarian GP tribute for victims of Spanish train tragedy

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

Three days of mourning in Spain after deadly train crash

The driver is being question by Spanish police.

# santiago-de-compostela - Thursday 25 July, 2013

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

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.

77 dead in Spanish train crash, 140 injured

Four carriages overturned in the smash, as bodies were lain out under blankets along the tracks.

# santiago-de-compostela - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Official confirms 35 dead and 200 injured after train derails in Spain

The train which carried 238 passengers originated in Madrid and was bound for the northwestern town of Ferrol.