Andalusia

Regional news from Andalucia

Roe Deer Released

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Roe Deer Released

The Environmental Department of the Junta de Andalucia runs a programme for repopulating the Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama with roe deer. »

Another Toddler Drowning

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Toddler Drowning

A 3-year-old boy was involved in an accident in a private pool on Sunday the 21st in Rincón de la Victoria, Málaga, dying the next day. »

The Crutch Murder Weapon?

Thursday, May 18, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
The Crutch Murder Weapon?

An 85-year-old woman is being tried this week, accused of killing her 82-year-old husband with one of her crutches, dealing out 14 blows with the said ‘weapon.’ »

Taxi Drivers vs. Chauffers

Friday, May 5, 2017
By Martin Myall
Taxi Drivers vs. Chauffers

The growing rumble of war drums between taxi drivers and chauffer companies, such as Cabify, has seemingly erupted into an arson attack on several parked cars belonging to the latter. »

Cash in the Boot

Sunday, April 30, 2017
By Martin Myall
Cash in the Boot

The Guardia Civil came across a driver with 600,000 euros in the boot of his car without any indication as to where it had come from. »

Floating Platform Runs Aground

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Floating Platform Runs Aground

A rig platform appeared floating off Málaga coast before coming aground in front of Benalmádena on Playa Benalnatura next to a hotel. »

Another Sea Search

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Sea Search

Salvamento Marítimo has been searching for another 32 illegal immigrants out to sea, since the early hours of Monday the 24th in the Mar de Alborán area. »

Strange Bank Robbery

Friday, April 21, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Strange Bank Robbery

A man was arrested in Puerto Serrano (Cádiz) for holding up a bank armed with a knife. The surprising thing is that he did so without covering his face in a bank where he is a customer. »

A Kiss and Goodbye

Thursday, April 20, 2017
By Martin Myall
A Kiss and Goodbye

The Semana Santa brotherhood, Hermandad del Descendimiento in Córdoba is taking disciplinary action against a female Easter, throne bearer. »

Semana Santa Stampede

Sunday, April 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Semana Santa Stampede

It is testimony to how jumpy the Spanish general public is over terrorists attacks that panic broke out during a Semana Santa procession in Sevilla resulting in injuries. »