An 82-year-old woman had both legs amputated below the knees after being savagely attacked on Sunday by a neighbour’s dogs. The victim, from Covelo, Galicia, was walking home when the two animals rushed at her, biting off one of her feet and dragging her 30 metres along the ground. She was rescued by her family and rushed to hospital where she is in a critical condition. The dogs are in the pound and their owner has been charged with grevious bodily harm. More regional and national news on pages 10 and 11
Online retail giant Amazon announced last week that it is hiring 2,700 staff to strengthen its logistics centres in Madrid and Barcelona ahead of the busy Christmas campaign. The workers will pick up, pack and ship deliveries from the San Fernando de Henares, El Prat and Martorelles centres. The number of temporary employees is much higher than the 1,000 taken on for the festive season last year.