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No Blind Dogs Allowed

By Vivienne Hughes

Three blind men had decided to do the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, accompanied by their guide dogs. One of them is from Pampaneira (La Alpujarra) and they were all on the toughest leg. »

Three Sudden Deaths

By Hugh MacArthur

Thursday and yesterday saw the deaths of three people across Spain; a tractor driver and two men out walking in different parts of the country. »

Driving The Tracks

By Hugh MacArthur

At the beginning of the month there was a collision between a train and a car that had been driving along the rails in Galicia for reasons unknown. »

Camper-Van Scam

By Hugh MacArthur

A recent police operation concerning a camper-van scam resulted in the recovery of five such vehicles and ten arrests. »

Diver Killed by Speedboat

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil in Pontevedra (Galicia) are trying to locate the owner of a leisure craft that hit a diver and killed him. »

Fined and Furious

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil have arrested a female driver who had grabbed hold of a policeman who had just fined her and dragged him 25 metres along the road. »

Shock for Cable Thief

By Martin Myall

The police are investigating the theft of copper cabling belonging to the Cape Finisterre Lighthouse in Galicia . »

Butane Lorry Driver DUI

By Editor

The traffic police stopped a butane lorry and breathalyzed the driver during a routine check - he was six times over the limit. »

Fast Frenchman Fined

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil traffic police fined a Frenchman who passed their patrol car doing 205 KPH on the A-52 Motorway in Galicia. »

Died from Asian Hornet Sting

By Martin Myall

A 44-year-old man in Lugo (Galicia) died after being stung by an Asian wasp (Vespa velutina) around the middle of last month. »

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