Crash driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’

Crash driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’

The driver of a speeding train that hurtled off the rails killing 78 people in Spain was detained for "reckless homicide", Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said Saturday.

Memorial service for train victims announced

Memorial service for train victims announced

A memorial service for the victims of a train crash in northwestern Spain will be held at Santiago de Compostela's cathedral on Monday night, a spokesman for the local archdiocese told AFP.

Train driver snubs police in crash probe

Train driver snubs police in crash probe

The driver of a speeding train that crashed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, killing 78 people, has refused to respond to police questioning on Friday, a police spokesman said.