Tag Archive

Don’t Panic!

By Martin Myall

You might have seen about 50 Guardia Civil motorbike riders out on the roads, all riding together, and wondered whether you were hallucinating. »

Not A Good Idea

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil rescued a man who had gone down a well in his backyard to cool off - he hadn't realised that it would be harder to get out than get in. »

Junta Acts Against Plastic Waste

By Hugh MacArthur

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. »

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). »

2017 Worse Forest-Fire Year

By Hugh MacArthur

Andalucia has seen 15,254 hectares of forestland and mountain shrub destroyed by fire so far this year, which is three times higher than last year. »

Alone at Home with Dead Parents

By Martin Myall

Four children, all minors, spent five days, alone at home with the bodies of their parents - the bodies were discovered on Saturday the 23rd. »

Fleet and Foolish

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil arrested a driver for speeding, reaching speeds of 230 KPH, however, they didn't actually catch him doing it; he had posted his achievement online. »

Two Fireballs in 48 Hours

By Vivienne Hughes

Spain has witnessed two fireballs cross over its skies in the last 48 hours; the first visible in Caceres and the second from all over the south of Spain. »

El Rocio Collateral Damage

By Vivienne Hughes

May is the month of El Rocio and romerias in general but amongst the costumes, flower, decorated carts and horseback riders... there's also death. »

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