Pontevedra

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Agents of the Underwater Activities Special Group, of the Spanish Civil Guard, start operations to float the submarine. Photograph: Salvador Sas/EPA

Spanish police and customs officers are trying to refloat an apparent “narco-submarine” that ran aground off the coast of Galicia while carrying a rep(...)

According to myth, the Milesians from Galicia sailed to Ireland after their leader Breogán built a tower based on the Roman tower of Hercules which still stands in A Coruña.

Spain’s most read newspaper, Marca, usually preoccupies itself with the comings and goings of the country’s largest football clubs especially Real and(...)

Pallbearers bring out the coffins from the church in Las Nieves in Galicia during the Fiesta de Santa Marta de Ribarteme – the ‘corpses’ have had near-death experiences, and want to give thanks to the saint for sparing their lives. photograph: stuart abraham

Up in the bell tower a young man sounds the repique de campanas. The church bells ring. Loudly. A bassoonist fans himself with his music sheet. A cla(...)

Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy during an electoral campaign event in La Coruna on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy was punched in the face during a campaign event for Sunday’s general election in his home region of Galicia on We(...)

 Natasha Murtagh on the Portuguese camino

The Portuguese camino has a way of revealing its secrets unhurriedly. Running from Oporto to Santiago, 240km to the north, it takes a while for thi(...)