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Ancient Roman mosaic uncovered at olive grove in Spain’s Cordoba

A LARGE mosaic dating back to Roman times has been uncovered at an olive grove in Cordoba.  A ‘fortuitous earth movement’ led to a farmer...

La Inglesa: The extraordinary love story behind a winery in the heart of Spain’s Andalucia and the Englishwoman that...

NESTLED in the heart of Andalucia you can find the Sierra de Montilla (Cordoba), an unexpected paradise for wine lovers. Often eclipsed by the nearby...

Antonio Rua: ‘Protagonistas’ scriptwriter dies in Spain aged 80

Antonio Rua, who created the scripts for Spain's seminal radio shows Protagonistas and El Jardin de los Bonsais (The Bonsai Garden), has died aged...

Spain’s oldest piece of fabric found near Cordoba dates back 5,400 years

AN ancient piece of fabric found inside a small cave hidden in the Sierra Morena hills, near Cordoba in southern Spain, is the oldest...

Is Cordoba home to the oldest Arab baths in Spain?

THE Junta has launched an investigation to determine whether or not the Arab Baths of the Pescaderia de Cordoba are the oldest in Spain. The...

Blooming brilliant: More than 49,000 people visit the autumn patios in Spain’s Cordoba

SOME 50,000 people have visited the Autumn Patios of Cordoba over the two weekend special autumn festival to mark 100 years since the patio...

Back in bloom: Cordoba patios reopen for special autumn festival

LOS Patios de Cordoba will reopen this October and will feature 16 venues over two weekends in a special autumn treat to mark 100...

Headless body found in Guadalquivir river in Spain’s Cordoba

THE headless body of a man was found floating in the Guadalquivir River as it passes through Cordoba. Police, firefighters, rescue workers and medical staff...

Plans for multi-million euro investment at Malaga Airport will include terminal and airfield improvements

MALAGA Airport has unveiled plans for improvements on the airfield and the terminal as part of a wider scheme of works aimed at reducing...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Five-year-old boy dies from dog attack in Spain’s Cordoba

A five-year-old boy has died this Sunday after being attacked, while he was sleeping, by a dog in Lucena, Cordoba. The dramatic and tragic incident...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

Mad about Madinat: How the ruined Moorish city outside Spain’s Cordoba inspired a trilogy

Novelist Joan Fallon guides us around the ruined city that proved to be an inspiration...

Walk this way: Why Cordoba should be top of your Spain travel list

For most tourists Cordoba is all about the Mesquita, the Alcazar and the Roman bridge. Laurence Crumbie took the road less travelled and found a city chock full of treasures.

IN PICS: A look around the unmissable monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Cordoba’s Mesquita-catedral

THE iconic symbol of Cordoba is the stunning Mosque-Cathedral, which is an extraordinary example of the blending of Muslim and Christian cultures. Built in the...

Cordoba’s Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos: Where the Christian, Roman and Moorish meet

FEW places in Spain boast a history as rich and varied as Cordoba’s breathtaking Alcazar. Founded in 1328 by Alfonso XI, this palace has...

Discover the thrill of wakeboarding at Cordoba’s Xtreme Gene Watersports—and the benefits of lake water in hydrating and steaming...

BEING sport mad as I am, any opportunity to try new, exciting and thrill-seeking sport is a must on my bucket list, even if...

Animal welfare activists demand cancellation of Spain’s Cordoba bullfighting festival

ANIMAL rights party PACMA (El Partido Animalista Contra el Maltrato Animal) has demanded that the Junta cancel the Cordoba bullfighting show, scheduled for the...

Cordoba council under fire for mass urban pruning, causing deaths of hundreds of baby birds

ECOLOGIST groups in Cordoba have gone after the local council of Cordoba for their decision to carry out urban pruning during the busiest songbird...

12-year-old girl sold by parents in Spain’s Andalucia rescued 1,000km away in northern Spain

A 12-YEAR-OLD Romanian girl has been recovered over 1,000 km away from her home after being sold by her family to another according to...

European bison return to Spain’s Andalucia after thousand year absence in an effort to combat forest fires

A FARM in Spain's Andalucia has become the epicentre of a new project to reintroduce the European bison back into the region after an...

Four capitals in Spain’s Andalucia ordered to close bars at 8pm from this Sunday

SEVILLA, Cordoba, Granada and Almeria will have to close bars and shops at 8 pm from this Sunday. The measure is the result of the...

In Numbers: End of olive season brings unemployment figures to 2021 low across Spain’s Cordoba

THE end of the winter olive season has brought unemployment figures to a yearly low in Cordoba, however the overall picture remains stable. Recently released...

Gas explosion kills one in alleged suicide in southern Cordoba

THE main road through the Cordoban town of Rute was closed to traffic yesterday as police and firefighters tackled a lethal gas explosion in...

Ecologists demand plan to save rivers from monster catfish in Spain’s Andalucia

ECOLOGISTS at the University of Cordoba have turned to the Spanish Government to help fight a monster issue that is permanently damaging the aquatic...

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