Andalusia

Regional news from Andalucia

Too Hot for Tarmacking

Friday, July 14, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Too Hot for Tarmacking

Over in Sevilla a roadworker dropped dead from severe heatstroke whilst he was laying tarmac on the A-406. »

Dutch Drugs Ring

Monday, July 3, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Dutch Drugs Ring

Police swooped and arrested a gang of drugs smugglers - amongst them a Dutchmen - who operated smuggling large shipments of Marihuana from Granada to the Netherlands. »

Another Policeman Incident

Sunday, July 2, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Policeman Incident

A Policía Local in Valdepeñas (Jaén) shot the owner of a sandwich & rolls shop, killing him and accidentally wounded a customer before turning the gun on himself. »

Guardia Arrested over Accident

Saturday, July 1, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Guardia Arrested over Accident

A Guardia Civil sergeant has been arrested, after allegedly ramming another car deliberately, whilst drink driving and having consumed drugs. »

Baby Left in Locked Car

Saturday, June 24, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Baby Left in Locked Car

Incredible as it might seem, a mother left her toddler in a parked car for over an hour with an outside temperature of over 40 degrees whilst she went shopping. »

Overstretched Infoca

Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Martin Myall
Overstretched Infoca

The Andalusian, forest, fire-fighting service Infoca has been working flat out, combating around six fires scattered all over the region - the latest was on a campingsite. »

Weekend Drownings

Monday, June 12, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Weekend Drownings

This weekend saw two confirmed deaths of bathers, as well as a suspected drowning (a bather has disappeared), amongst the dead, an 89-year-old German citizen. »

Swiss Fugitive Arrested

Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Swiss Fugitive Arrested

The police in Torremolinos have arrested a Swiss citizen who had been on the run from the Swiss authorities over a finance-related crime (fraud). »

German Yachtsman Missing

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
German Yachtsman Missing

A sea search continues for a German yachtsman who sent out an SOS on Sunday the 4th to say that his craft was sinking off the Costa del Sol, in front of Puerto de la Duquesa. »

Norwegian Killed by Bees

Sunday, June 4, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Norwegian Killed by Bees

A 70-year-old Norwegian man met his death in Mijas when he was attacked by a swarm of bees. »