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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. »

Devastating Explosion in Galicia

By Vivienne Hughes

A tremendous explosion ripped a house apart and damaged many others after a clandestined firework store blew up in Galicia. »

Killed by Asian Wasps

By Hugh MacArthur

54-year-old man in the North East of Spain was killed by a swarm of wasps of the kind known as Asian Killer Wasps (Vespa Vetulina), which is is slightly smaller than the European hornet. »

Dog Attack Ends in Amputations

By Vivienne Hughes

(COE04) An elderly woman has undergone the amputation of both legs after a brutal attack by her neighbour's dogs. »

Galicia Burns

By Martin Myall

Galicia has always been synonymous with lush, green countryside and rolling forests but a combination of arsonists and a bludgeoning drought is turning swathes of the region into wasteland. »

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