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Popular Names in Andalusia

By Hugh MacArthur

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

Fireball over Málaga

By Hugh MacArthur

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

An Absurd Trial

By Vivienne Hughes

It's finally over, the three firemen from Sevilla who had been accused of people smuggling in Greece were acquitted — a happy ending to a nightmare. »

Guardia’s Body Found

By Vivienne Hughes

The body of the Guardia Civil policeman who had been swept away trying to rescue people from a river in Sevilla on the 17th was finally found. »

MPs Reject Pay Cut Motion

By Hugh MacArthur

(COE27) The left-wing opposition party Podemos in the Regional Government proposed that MPs took a cut in their salary - it was unanimously reject by other parties. »

Romanian Residents Office

By Hugh MacArthur

Did you know that one of the largest EU-resident populations in Motril is the Rumanian one, which is why the Town Hall opened a special office for them. »

Riots Against Rumanians

By Hugh MacArthur

(COE13) A traffic dispute in Pedrera (Sevilla) ended in rioting and several cars belonging to Rumanians being turned over. »

Boy Left in Car While Dad Parties

By Vivienne Hughes

(COE08) Around mid-November a 40-year-old father was arrested for leaving his 4-year-old son in a car for hours whilst he was in a swingers bar, allegedly drunk. »

The Last Duel in Spain

By Martin Myall

Pistol duelling went out with a bang - never better said - in Spain thanks to a very controversial duel in 1904 in Sevilla involving the Marqués de Pickman and his wife's lover. »

Grieving Parents Walk out

By Martin Myall

(AXL) The death of a young mother in a hospital lift in Sevilla is now being debated in the Regional Government; how it happened and why it happened, which is not the same, of course. »

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