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Average Road Accident Rate

By Martin Myall

There is a road accident involving family cars once every hour and a half within the province of Granada, according to Unespa »

Pythons in a Suitcase

By Hugh MacArthur

The customs police at Algerciras Port discovered two pythons being smuggled into the country in a suitcase around the end of last month. »

4-Year-Old Drowns

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Hugh MacArthur

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

Katana 0 – Pistol 1

By Hugh MacArthur

A hardened criminal attacked several policeman in Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz) with a katana. Although he was shot, he was only injured. »

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). »

Violent Elderly Shepherd

By Martin Myall

An 88-year-old shepherd will appear in court on the 9th of May, accused of attempted murder after braining another man with a shovel. »

Unlucky Seating

By Vivienne Hughes

María de la Luz Morillo was severly injured when a hotel electricity transformer exploded, shooting out a jet of flame through a vent that torched the table where she and others were sitting. »

Weekend Drownings

By Vivienne Hughes

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. »

Strange Bank Robbery

By Hugh MacArthur

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. »

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