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Are you one of the people who felt the shaking ? If Yes, please tell what you experienced by filling up the I FELT IT form behind the earthquake or at the bottom of this page. Your I FELT IT report may also be used by partner scientists. Using our iOS or Android EQ Report application (see link above) would ...

THREE children have ingested marijuana after finding a bag of the drug inside a Kinder Surprise egg. Police are investigating how the drug got onto the school premises in Cadiz. The three children aged between six and seven ate the marijuana by accident, believing it to be a treat, according to sources ...
YELLOW weather warnings have been announced for the Campo de Gibraltar and the Costa de La Luz. It comes as storms are set to lash the Atlantic coast for much of the weekend. The latest weather warnings came after a week of heavy rain that caused disruption to roads, flooded rivers and severe ...
SOME 17,025 employees have been let go from the Junta de Andalucia over the last seven years. Official figures released by the Central Personnel Registry show a drop from 254,496 in January 2010 to 237, 471 in January 2017. Teachers not working at a university were worst hit, with a loss of 6,000 ...
ANDALUCIA'S Environment Ministry is set to review the region's water supply following rainfall in the region which left BILLIONS of litres of more water in its reservoirs. Jose Fiscal, the Junta's Environment spokesperson, said a positive result of recent storms was that water reserves in the region had ...

Making its way through Huelva on Sunday, the phenomenon caused at least one road accident on the A-49 due to flying debris. Meanwhile residents in the City of Ayamonte had to do without power, as the winds wreaked havoc. Further damage to buildings, street furniture reported in Ayamonte, Isla ...
THE rain and gales that battered Andalucia during the autonomous community's festival day yesterday (February 28) have left a trail of destruction in their path. 112 Andalucia reported that they received a total of 281 calls that mainly related to flooding, landslides, road obstacles and traffic accidents.
Reports say the 86-year-old Spaniard is accused of showing his genitals and making severely inappropriate comments. The social carer, who looks after the elderly and those with disabilities, visited the family home daily to tend to the elderly man's sick wife. However, she became unable to continue with ...
A MAN has been arrested in Andalucia for exchanging sexual photos and messages with a 13-year-old. The 22-year-old Spaniard was arrested in Ronda after it was discovered he was sending content of an 'erotic nature' to the minor through an instant messaging mobile app. According to the Policia ...
Sacha Modolo won the stage 3 sprint at Ruta del Sol after a near miss on the race's first day. Photo courtesy Vuelta Ciclista a Andalucia Ruta del Sol. On the first day of Ruta del Sol, Sacha Modolo suffered the worst ignominy imaginable for a sprinter — an early victory salute cost him the win. On Friday, EF ...
Having gone agonisingly close to victory earlier this week but losing out with a premature celebration, Sacha Modolo put things right on Friday when he was first to the line on stage three of the Vuelta a Andalucia/Ruta del Sol. The EF Education First-Drapac rider blasted home ahead of Carlos Barbero ...
RUSSIA is to open four polling stations in Spain to allow expats to vote in their country's upcoming presidential election. Russian expats will be able to vote at stations in Sevilla, Madrid, Barcelona and the Canary Islands on March 18. Early voting outside the polling stations will also be available in Alicante, ...
A WORKER, aged about 50-years-old has died after a fall from machinery on an industrial estate in southern Spain, this afternoon (Thursday). The accident happened on the La Encantada industrial estate in Huescar, in the province of Granada. Andalucia's 112 emergency control centre alerted the ...
Politicians in Axarquia are urging the Junta de Andalucia not to forget them during plans to build new high-speed railway. The long discussed AVE service, which will stretch from Malaga to Estepona at a cost of more that €3.8 billions, has prompted numerous mayors and officials to express concern that ...
DEATHS due to accidents in the workplace numbered 20 in Almeria last year and the rate of fatalities in Andalucia rose by 15.4 per cent. Almeria came second among Andalucia's provinces in terms of deaths resulting from accidents at work. It came behind Seville which had 31 fatalities and ahead of ...
Wout Poels served triple duty on the second day of the Ruta del Sol by claiming the stage victory, surging to the race lead and, in turn, deflecting some attention from embattled Team Sky leader Chris Froome. Related Articles. Chris Froome slips behind on final climb at Ruta del Sol · Poels powers into ...

A CARNIVAL organiser in Andalucia has been sentenced to 34 years and 10 months in prison after admitting to the rape and sexual abuse of four boys. The abuser abused four minors who were part of his troop and under his tutelage when preparing for the carnival. The sentence comes three years after ...
Travel review: Moorish tastes in Andalucia ... Head to the Spanish region of Andalucia says Adam Jacot de Boinod. ... the Spanish poet, said “If I was asked what single word sums up the thousand sensations, suggestions and possibilities that unite the radiant surface of Andalucia, I would say: happiness”.
ANDALUCIA'S Ministry of Environment is set to start using drones to monitor plant life and track hunted and threatened species. The drones, which are set to come into full service by 2020, will track ibex, imperial eagles, bustards and aquatic birds among others. The use of drones is currently in its first ...
THERE is no better way to discover rural Spain than on two wheels and the Serrania de Ronda and Grazalema Natural Park boasts some of the most beautiful Pueblos Blancos (White Villages) in Andalucia and indeed Spain with Ronda, Setenil and Olvera all being listed in the Top 25 most beautiful ...
2018 is predicted to be a record year for tourism in Andalucia, with 30 million visitors expected. This would be an increase of more than 4% on 2017's impressive figures. The region is prepared and ready to welcome this number of people Miss. Diaz announced at the conference. She also said that ...
"Ah the English, they love Finca Cortesin," one Spanish friend told me when I said I was visiting the hotel for a long weekend. "There's just something about it," another family acquaintance sighed. "The best hotel in Spain," the internet informed me when I googled it. It's fair to say I had high expectations for ...
A CULL of more than 150 deer and boar in Andalucia has prompted environmentalists to demand an investigation. The slaughter took place on December 30 following the wildfires of last September that devastated areas in Sierra de Huelva. Now groups are calling for an investigation with the Asnuci ...
NEW laws have come into effect this week in a bid to tackle Andalucia's growing obesity problem. The region, with 16.6% of adults and almost a quarter of minors being obese, is the second-fattest in the country. Bars and restaurants will have to offer drinking water free of charge to anyone who requests it, ...
More than 635,000 people enjoyed its offerings in 2017, a similar amount to the number of inhabitants in Malaga city. The figure is an almost 14% increase on 2016 visitors. Popular shows last year included the Warhol and Mechanical Art exhibition. The art gallery, which has been open for almost fifteen ...
THE 'Puigdemont del Sur' has demanded that referendums are held in Ceuta, Melilla and Gibraltar so residents can choose whether to join his united, independent Andalucia. Pedro Altamirano, who heads up The Andalusian National Assembly, proclaimed his vision for an independent republic of ...
It constituted a spectacular early season duel between Froome and arch-rival Alberto Contador [who raced for Tinkoff-Saxo at the time] back in 2015. Froome's stage 4 solo win on the Alto de Allanadas enabled him to bounce back from a stinging defeat by Contador 24 hours earlier on stage 3, which took ...
SNOW is predicted to fall in the mountains of Andalucia tomorrow ahead of a week of inclement weather. Storm Bruno will hit the peninsula hard, bringing rain and strong winds across Spain until the weekend. While the North and Northwest of Spain will be most affected by the storm, AEMET has predicted ...
Seven years after judge Mercedes Alaya first began investigating the more than 200 companies and dozens of politicians in the scandal that rocked Andalucia, those accused in the ERE scandal will have their day in court from tomorrow. The decade-long scandal saw mostly politicians from the PSOE-run ...
ANDALUCIA has been labelled the fattest region in Spain in a new study on obesity. The study revealed more than 47% of Spaniards aged 18 to 64 are overweight or obese, while one fifth of boys aged 15 to 15 weigh above the average. The number of girls who are overweight has increased by 100% ...
ANDALUCIA farms are having to recruit Moroccans and Romanians to fill tens of thousands of positions due to a lack of Spanish applications. It comes after Andalucia's Employment Service advertised 11,900 fruit-picking jobs in Huelva last month. Only 840 people applied, despite the region having ...
Today is the day I wonder about dying. To be clear, while catching my breath on the side of the road, I consider how death might be preferable to the shaking in my hands and legs, the out-of-control sweating and the nausea. I'm three-quarters of the way up a seven-kilometre-long hill, hunkered down in the ...
TOLL road prices in Andalucia have been increased for the first time in three years. The Junta has bumped up the costs by an average 1.91%, affecting three main roads; the AP-4 Sevilla-Cadiz, the AP-46 Alto de las Pedrizas-Malaga and the AP-7 from Malaga to Estepona. The increase in cost is no more ...
According to the national lifeguard federation, 481 met their deaths in Spanish seas last year, a 10% rise on 2016. Some 2,487 people had to be rescued after getting into trouble in Spanish waters. The figures do not include migrants who died off the coast of Spain, but focus on incidents that took place on ...
A DRUG smuggling cartel has been busted building a private airfield in Andalucia in a bid to fly in cocaine from Morocco. Some 14 suspected members were arrested while 5.1 tonnes of hashish, six inflatable boats, two light planes and a helicopter were seized in various locations across Andalucia.
THE Junta is drawing up urgent measures to combat the threat of impending drought across Andalucia. It comes after four years of low rainfall ...
Andalucia's Partido Popular deputy Ruiz-Sillero has warned that 'time is against us' before claiming that 'the money will never be recovered' ...
A FATHER who abducted his three children has been caught with a huge cache of weapons and €250,000 in cash. Dad Antonio Jesus MC, ...
A MANHUNT is underway across Andalucia after a violent father vanished with his three children. Antonio Jesus MC, 41, disappeared with his ...
A MANHUNT is underway after a Guardia Civil officer was shot in the leg during a shoot out in Andalucia this morning. The officer was injured ...
The Sevilla man, 52, was repairing the hydraulic arm of the crane when it exploded and a piece of metal hit his head. The fatal accident ...
NON-EU visitors to Andalucia spend €160 million in the region's stores each year – and 80% is spent in Malaga province. According to the ...
Tournament host Sergio Garcia claimed a share of the lead after the first round of his belated title defence at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters ...
A BRIT who has been on the run for 10 years has been arrested by police. Known only as AJL, he has appeared before a court in La Linea de ...
Andalucia's representative in Madrid Antonio Sanz said the situation is 'complex' and said it is only helping to grow mafias which thrive on ...
Guardia Civil stopped the car in Andalucia when they noticed a German Shepherd pup being dragged along the A-8201. The dog was tied with ...
Woman 'beheaded' by husband in Andalucia fighting for her life as figures reveal sexist violence has increased 20% in the region in just ONE ...
HEALTHCARE, education and jobs will receive the lion's share of funds from Andalucia's purse next year in what has been hailed as a 'strong ...
After being missed from the route in 2016, La Vuelta is once again going pass through Andalucia. The world's toughest cycle race is a gruelling ...


 

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