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A Weekend Away: Purullena

By Martin Myall

The last time I had been to Purullena, which is close to Guadix, was about ten years ago so my recent trip was a nostalgic one. It takes about 90 minutes to get there from the coast. »

Be Careful with Bank Cards

By Hugh MacArthur

Two youngsters in Guadix were arrested for allegedly draining somebody's bank account with a stolen credit card. »

Saved by Whatsapp

By Hugh MacArthur

The provincial law courts in Granada have sentenced a woman to returning all that her boyfriend spent on her during their relationship. »

Firework Factory Explosion

By Martin Myall

There was an explosion in a firework factory in Guadix yesterday, which left three dead and two injured. »

Summer Downpour in Guadix

By Hugh MacArthur

It might still be summer and dry down on the coast, but Guadix is a different matter; the ramblas nearly bursts their banks yesterday. »

Death Wish Driver Released

By Martin Myall

A driver, who had been speeding the wrong way down an autovía before ploughing into a police roadblock last year, has had his court sentence overturned. »

Four Wives & 30 Kids

By Hugh MacArthur

When Social Services turned up in El Marchal to take 11 of a man's 30 children into care... they needed a heavy police escort. »

Irksome Promotional Video

By Martin Myall

The Costa Tropical has many attractive features, both natural and manmade, but what it doesn't have is house caves, despite a recent promotional video's content. »

Groping on the Bus

By Hugh MacArthur

A male, bus passenger on the Almería-Madrid run was arrested by the Guardia Civil for allegedly groping a woman next to him whilst she slept. »

Cow Charges Hikers

By Martin Myall

Two hikers were injured after a cow charged them yesterday in the municipality of Lugros (near Guadix). As a result of the impact, one of them fell down a barranco. »

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