Andalusia

Regional news from Andalucia

How to Keep a Low Profile

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
How to Keep a Low Profile

The Policía Local in Rincón de la Victoria arrested a Frenchman for traffic offences in the early hours of one morning last week. »

Andalusian Elections Announced

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Andalusian Elections Announced

The Prime Minister of the Andalusian Regional Government, Susana Díaz, has just announced that there will be elections on the 2nd of December. »

Junta Acts Against Plastic Waste

Thursday, September 20, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Junta Acts Against Plastic Waste

The Junta de Andalucía has set in motion a campaign for the retrieval of discarded plastic from the greenhouses that has been dumped in gullies and ramblas. »

Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Monday, September 17, 2018
By Martin Myall
Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Well that was a wet weekend, from the north of the province to the south. Take Campotéjar on the Jaén border where the river burst its banks, for example. »

Andalusia Seeks Migration Help

Saturday, September 8, 2018
By David Darby
Andalusia Seeks Migration Help

Motril has received record numbers of migrants this year already and we're only in September. This human tragedy was brought into sharp focus yesterday as the Motril Town Hall arranged the burial of the five migrants, four men and one woman, who lost their lives at sea after their inflatable boat was sank. »

Slow Pet DNA Bylaw

Monday, August 13, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Slow Pet DNA Bylaw

Ten months after it came into effect, the Rincón de la Victoria Town Hall is only going half heartedly at imposing its Pet-DNA measures. »

4-Year-Old Drowns

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
4-Year-Old Drowns

A 4-year-old boy drowned off a beach in Barbate (Cádiz) after a strong current swept his mini-dingy out into the bay. »

Popular Names in Andalusia

Sunday, July 29, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Popular Names in Andalusia

What were the most popular names being given to children in Andalusia during 2017? The answer is María and Pablo. »

Toddler Eight Floors Up

Friday, July 13, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Toddler Eight Floors Up

The Fire Service in the city of Málaga managed to rescue a 5-year-old girl who had been hanging on from an 8th-floor balcony. »

Fireball over Málaga

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Fireball over Málaga

At exactly 03.48h Monday morning, a fireball streaked across the Andalusian sky, whose entry was registered by the Hita Observatory (Toledo). »

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