Friday, December 9, 2022

Cordoba

Jose Breton calls toxicology reports ‘a lie’

The father accused of murdering his two children Ruth and Jose Breton claims that the remains belong to animals he burnt

Patios of Cordoba: Where even the most reluctant gardener will find inspiration

It had been on my bucket list for years and yet somehow, I had never quite got round to it, but with foreign travel curbed and curfews still in place, it was time to look closer to home and the patios of Cordoba beckoned, writes Fiona Govan.

ORANGE WEATHER ALERT: Typical symptoms of heatstroke as Spain’s Andalucia faces dangerous temperatures

Maximum temperatures are expected to reach 41C between 12pm and 8pm today

52 patios in Spain’s Cordoba to take part in the Patios de Cordoba Festival

THE Patios de Cordoba Festival returns after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 with a total of 52 patios taking part in this...

Further cuts ahead for Spain despite million-strong 15-M protests

Protesters took to streets in 951 cities worldwide in opposition to austerity measures, but Spain is facing a harsh autumn and winter after new downgrade and inability to reign in spending in the regions. By Jon Clarke in Malaga

Stag-do party pay penalty for drunken mayhem on high-speed Madrid-Malaga train in Spain

A Madrid court has fined 11 people nearly €700 each after a rowdy stag-do forced a delay to a high-speed train service between Madrid...

What’s in a name?

The Bishop of Cordoba wants to rename the city’s mosque, or ‘Mezquita’ as a cathedral

Vuelta a Espana: Reynes pipped to the line in Cordoba

Spain's Reynes finished the latest stage in second place while compariot Valverde remains in contention for the red jersey

Pesticide could spell the end of Red Palm Weevil

Red Palm Weevil's reign of terror could be brought to an end

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...

Flu EPIDEMIC that killed 12 hits Andalucia but peak will be less than previous years

Malaga is below the Andalucian average of 264 cases per 100,000

Spain’s Sevilla suspends Holy Week 2021 whilst Malaga and Cordoba wait until after New Year to make a decision

SEVILLA has officially suspended the celebration of its Holy Week in 2021 for the second consecutive year due to the pandemic. The Archbishop of Sevilla,...

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...

Andalucian photographer takes best nature shot of 2015

Francisco Mingorance won the ‘places’ category in National Geographic’s yearly honours for his photo of a marsh in Cordoba partially destroyed by radioactive waste

Cordoba’s Mezquita ‘does not belong to anyone’ town hall report concludes

Ultimatum issued to Church as mosque-cathedral saga rumbles on

Roman statues rescued in Spain

The bronze figures were about to be sold on the black market

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...

Cordoba ‘suffering’ from rural depopulation crisis as Spain becomes one of most sparsely populated areas in Europe

As younger generations are leaving, the birth rate declines and the villages are literally dying out

Top prize for Sotogrande sculptor

Marco Augusto Duenas picked up the prestigious Club de Medios prize in Madrid

Boy, 15, ‘electrocuted to death’ at swimming pool in Spain’s Andalucia

A TEENAGER has been electrocuted to death in a swimming pool in southern Spain.  The tragic boy, 15, suffered a cardiac arrest after receiving an...

Cordoba patio festival set to wow tourists in biggest year yet

The best-kept patios in Spain are open to the public in May

Cordoba Mezquita loses right to beer trademark in Supreme Court

Spanish company Mahou already produces a beer called Mezquita

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...

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.

Andalucia on alert for severe weather

Spanish Meteorological Office, AEMET, has issued yellow and orange weather alerts across much of Andalucia from midnight Friday, 30 January through most of Saturday

Tensions over coronavirus boil over in violent weekend in Andalucia prison

PRISON guards have narrowly averted a full blown riot at the Centro Penitenciario de Cordoba as tensions overflowed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Administration...

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