Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Costa de la Luz: Capital of light

No trip to the Costa de la Luz would be complete without a night or two in the majestic, coastal city of Cadiz. Considered the...

BREAKING: Dozens of firefighters and 5 aircraft tackling forest fire in Andalucia’s Cadiz

A FOREST fire has broken out in Andalucia.  https://twitter.com/Plan_INFOCA/status/1022467188878401538 Some 50 firefighters and five aircraft have been sent to tackle the blaze in Jimena de la...

‘WE’VE LOST ALL HOPE’: Mum of young Malaga fisherman’s heartbreak after son disappeared at sea two days ago

The young diver had left Spain for Bristol in the UK last year to work in the hospitality industry and improve his command of English

Manhunt after British expat’s 6-year-old son ‘abducted by mum’ from Andalucia hotspot

David Thompson vanished from La Antilla on the Costa de la Luz on Friday while visiting his mum there

WATCH: Heartbreaking moment ‘saddest dog ever’ found tied by neck to gate in southern Spain

THIS is the moment a traumatised dog was found tied by his neck to a gate in southern Spain.  https://www.facebook.com/788369767913307/videos/1663560677060874/ A selection of videos shared by...

Jellyfish capable of killing humans washing up on Costa del Sol beaches

AN increasing number of killer jellyfish are washing up on beaches along the Costa del Sol and Andalucia. Warnings have been issued for the Man...

WATCH: Shocking footage of raw sewage being dumped off shore in southern Spain

THIS is the disgusting moment a green activist group catpured footage of raw sewage being dumped off shore in southern Spain. https://www.facebook.com/verdemarecologistas/videos/1648176231924672/?hc_ref=ARSYongbtOJNPdkfvggft21_Kbj6tUhIKBOwnoJFSLqXSBJctprlXKzjk1CEE7svdAA&fref=nf The video was uploaded...

Spain vows to send more police officers to combat ‘narcos state’ in Cadiz

Extra police have been drafted in to help ease the strain on existing forces who are struggling to keep up with the drug traffickers.

Andalucia boy, 14, arrested for attempted rape of two women in broad daylight in town centre

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested in Cadiz for the attempted rape of two women, aged 23 and 42. The alleged attacks happened within six...

Girl, 10, dies from suspected meningitis in Andalucia, the region’s second death from the disease in under a month

  A 10-YEAR-OLD girl has died from suspected meningitis in Andalucia. The young girl died at the SAS hospital in Jerez, Cadiz, and if confirmed, she...

UK Foreign Office confirms assisting Spain-based British expat held by police in Thailand since being attacked on New Year’s...

THE UK Foreign Office has confirmed it is assisting the family of a Spain-based British expat who was arrested by police in Thailand on...

Desperate plea for Spain-based British expat soldier stranded in Thailand after ‘being drugged and chained for no reason’ by...

THE family of a British expat soldier have pleaded for help after claiming he was arrested in Thailand for no apparent reason.  Adam Williams, 30,...

Hitman in Spain’s Andalucia smashes into police car to intercept chase of drug dealers, cops said it was ‘like...

TWO Spanish policemen have been injured after their car was purposefully smashed into to intercept a high-speed chase.  The Guardia Civil agents were chasing a...

12 drug dealers in Spain storm hospital to rescue arrested friend in Andalucia

A SUSPECTED drug gang leader has been 'rescued' from hospital by a gang of his associates.  The suspect was a prisoner at the Botafuegos jail...

Paedo Carnival organiser in Spain’s Andalucia raped preteen boys after buying their trust with playstations and trips to Eurodisney

A CARNIVAL organiser in Andalucia has been sentenced to 34 years and 10 months in prison after admitting to the rape and sexual abuse...

IN PHOTOS: Flamboyance of flamingos on Costa beach snapped by British expat

THESE are the stunning photos of a flamboyance of flamingos shot by British expat Juliette Gaffney. The pink birds were spotted between Atunara port and...

Three days of mourning declared after Cadiz man stabbed to death

THREE days of mourning have been announced after a Cadiz man was stabbed to death yesterday.  The unnamed 25-year-old succumbed to his wounds after being...

Spain announces its latest ‘most beautiful villages’ – and four of them are in Andalucia

SPAIN has added 11 new villages to its official 'Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de España' list.  The picturesque additions will become part of the government...

Andalucia fire bosses allegedly embezzled at least €7 million in public funds to ‘line pockets’ and ‘pay for private...

SOME 14 fire bosses have been arrested for allegedly embezzling public funds. The Policia Nacional found that the Consortium of Bomberos Cadiz took out mass...

Couple arrested after making thousands from stolen treasures in Cadiz

The hoard - now donated to Cadiz’s city museum - included Roman coins, Visigoth pottery and even vases dating from the Phoenician era.

Andalucia Junta under Susana Diaz has only recovered 0.5% of almost €1 billion stolen in ERE corruption scandal

SUSANA Diaz's Junta has only recovered €16.5 million from the ERE and training courses scandals. Money recovered from the ERE scandal totals €4.6 million, just...

Ronda and Cadiz restaurants sweep up new Michelin stars for 2018

ANDALUCIA has swept up a wave of new Michelin stars in the latest guide for 2018.  Aponiente, in Cadiz, now has an incredible three Michelin...

Kitten trapped in pipe starved to death after Cadiz vineyard refused entry to animal rights activists

A KITTEN is understood to have died after a rescue effort was thwarted by vineyard owners, claim animal rights activists. It comes after the...
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