Fines builds worlds’ largest marble statue

Fines, a tiny marble quarrying village up in the mountains, has built the worlds largest marble statue hewed from a single block of marble. The statue, called “Liberty” (Libertad) is dedicated to all female victims of domestic violence and is dedicated to Rosa Galera, a local woman beaten to death by her husband in the village three years ago. The four metre statue has been made by sculptor Roberto Manzano and is being sited at Continue reading Fines builds worlds’ largest marble statue

Woman killed by husband in Albox

A 49 year old man has killed his 42 year old wife with a knife this afternoon in Albox during a row over their forthcoming divorce, at their flat in Avenida Lepanto. The couple were both from the area and had lived in their Albox flat during the last 6 years. The wife worked as a social worker for Albox town hall, visiting the elderly and infirm, the husband was a lorry driver. The couple Continue reading Woman killed by husband in Albox

If Daddy kills Mummy… Kiddie now gets the pension and cash

Bibiana Aido, Miister of Equality, and Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, Vice President of Spain, have presented a modification of law that changes the way pensions are paid in the case of domestic violence. Under the new law, the “Widows Pension” will now be paid to the offspring in the case of the death of one of the parents by violence from the partner, as well as the “Orphans pension”. Any other pensions that Continue reading If Daddy kills Mummy… Kiddie now gets the pension and cash