Thursday, October 1, 2020

Andalucia

Spain is a long way off from closing down Marbella and Andalucia’s biggest cities due to COVID-19 – here’s...

Any town or city with more than 100,000 inhabitants is now in the hands of the central government when it comes to bringing back lockdown-style measures

Largest European footbridge opens on Costa del Sol’s Senda Litoral

More than 200 tonnes of Scots pine wood from Scandinavia and almost 15 tonnes of stainless steel have been used in its construction

LISTED: The COVID-19 restrictions which will be brought back to towns in Spain’s Andalucia IF they meet the criteria

If a town meets the criteria, it will be ordered to close bars at 10pm and shut down all of its markets

Life to continue as ‘normal’ for majority of Spain’s Andalucia after region announces ‘advisory’ rule of six while hardest...

Just one town in Sevilla (Casariche), will be closed down after registering a coronavirus incidence rate of 4,582.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the past two weeks

Ecologists demand closure of airfield after string of accidents on Spain’s Costa del Sol

On July 7, a small plane crashed on landing during a routine training flight, destroying the aircraft involved

BREAKING: Rule of six and other COVID-19 measures announced for Spain’s Andalucia

The Junta is studying ways to make the rule of six a legal obligation

Spain’s Andalucia sees deadliest COVID-19 figures in a week as it detects 1,236 new cases Tuesday

Hospitalisations have also increased, yet again, to a total of 1,103 (38 more than Monday), with 154 of these in intensive care units

Medieval wall unearthed in Malaga as dig next to metro becomes largest in Spain

This structure has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC), which means that it must be protected and preserved

12 out of 103 municipalities in Spain’s Malaga are yet to register a single case of coronavirus

The municipalities which have no confirmed cases of coronavirus belong to the La Axarquia, Malaga and Serrania health districts

Expat’s body to be dug up over €2 million inheritance claim near Spain’s Costa del Sol

The claimant's grandmother, Pilar, from the humble fishing village of Barbate, had an affair with the German man while he was living in Cadiz with his family between 1912 and 1914

Spain’s Andalucia records 846 COVID-19 cases Monday while hospitalisations increase

Sevilla reported the most cases in the past 24 hours with 203, followed by Jaen with 146, Granada with 125, Cordoba with 120 and Malaga with 109

WATCH: Footage shows fireball soaring 39,000 km/hr over Spain’s Andalucia

The fireball over southern Andalucia was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at around 39,000 kmph.

Armed smugglers arrested as quarter tonne of drugs hidden among Indian spices seized on way to Spain’s southern coast

HUGE quantities of weapons and marijuana destined for the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol have been intercepted by Spanish and Dutch...

WATCH: Iberian lynx roams the streets of Spain’s Andalucia before becoming trapped in house

The lynx was finally captured over two hours later, after getting itself trapped in the entrance of one of the town’s houses.

Stricter COVID-19 measures coming to Spain’s Andalucia on Tuesday

Speaking at a public event in Guadalhorce today, Junta president Juanma Moreno did not reveal what the new rules will be nor where they will be applied

WATCH: Drug traffickers cuffed while smuggling hashish into Spain’s Puerto Banus on jet skis

Jet skis have become a go to method of moving drugs from the 'mother ship', which stores drugs from Morocco out at sea

Mystery of how the Cold War spy who met the Kennedys ended up dead in a Costa del Sol...

IT started as a Cold War tale of intrigue involving a spy, international headlines and appearances from Robert and Edward Kennedy.

Hollyoaks star Davinia Taylor puts Marbella home on market for €17 million

FORMER Hollyoaks actress Davinia Taylor has put her Marbella home on the market for €17 million. Taylor - who...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat’s squatter hell as family pelted with rocks and threatened with death for almost TWO YEARS in...

On one occasion, Tina, a live-in carer, had to barricade herself inside her home while the father of the squatter family repeatedly screamed at her in her driveway that he was going to kill her

Beach cleaners remove 16,800 kilos of waste from Andalucian resort waters this summer

BEACH cleaning teams in Nerja have collected an incredible 16,800 kilograms of rubbish this summer, despite the season being cut dramatically short.

These 26 cultural sites in Spain’s Malaga will be FREE on Sunday to celebrate World Tourism Day

A total of 26 cultural spaces in Malaga can be visited free of charge to celebrate this Sunday's World Tourism Day.

Spain’s Andalucia registers 1,403 COVID-19 cases Friday as nursing home figures cause concern

Sevilla topped the charts in the past 24 hours, clocking 438 new cases, Followed by Malaga with 274, Granada 190, Cadiz 144 and Cordoba 130

These are the Malaga towns with a COVID-19 incidence rate above 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants

The Junta has not yet responded to Illa's advice although it has said it would be open to 'surgical lockdowns' in the past, 'if the figures justified it'

Beach regeneration project delayed yet again as ecologists present concerns on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The project is already three years behind schedule due to a long and complicated administrative process, along with this year's COVID-19 pandemic

The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

“Dos vermut,” my waiter announces with flare, in perfect sing-song Spanish. “No,” I correct him. “Uno.” 
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