Thursday, December 9, 2021

Cordoba

Spain’s Cordoba joins World Travel Organisation to boost global interest in the province

THE Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) welcomed its 550th member yesterday in the shape of the Andalucian province of Cordoba. ...

Hot air balloons, live streaming or static exhibitions will see the arrival of the Three Kings to Spain’s Andalucia...

CITY councils cross Andalucia have got creative to make sure the children of the region don’t miss out on the festive magic. COVID-19 has made...

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,...

Priest jailed for 20 years for sexually abusing young girls in Spain’s Andalucia after Catholic Church failed to report...

A PARISH priest has been jailed for 20 years for sexually abusing young girls in his care during a six month period back in...

Taxi drivers will give the elderly a personalised Christmas light tour in Spain’s Cordoba

TAXI drivers in Cordoba have reached an agreement with the local council to give the elderly and vulnerable a special guided tour of the...

Lack of genetic diversity and poor movement corridors between consolidated nuclei of Spain’s Iberian lynx —current threats to the...

GENOMICS and conservation of Spain’s Iberian lynx are the current challenges faced by the new European Life Lynx Connect programme. Roads, unfavourable habitats or a...

Unions slam calls to scrap Christmas lights in Spain’s Cordoba

TRADE Union's have slammed plans to scrap the installation of Christmas lights this year as a potential threat to thousands of jobs in the...

J.K.Rowling uses illustration of 10-year-old girl from Spain’s Andalucia in new children’s book

A 10-YEAR-old girl from Cordoba has illustrated part of J.K. Rowling's new book. The world of children's literature has a new work this week: The...

British driver crashes head-on into another car after driving on wrong side of road in Spain’s Andalucia

A BRITISH driver has caused a head-on collision after driving on the wrong side of the road in Cordoba. The crash provoked significant material...

Olive farmer stumbles upon ‘incredible’ 2,500-year-old statue of lioness in Spain’s Andalucia

The artefact was uncovered by Gonzalo Crespo in La Rambla, Cordoba, and is in perfect condition

These are the towns in Cordoba province to be closed off due to surge in COVID-19 cases

TOWNS in the southern region of Cordoba are to be closed off from midnight Thursday (00:00), according to the latest announcement from the Junta. All...

Low turnout for mass screening in Spain’s Cordoba as city enters critical infection levels

THE Junta's mass test screening for COVID-19 in Cordoba's capital experienced low turnout figures as the city teeters on lockdown restrictions. The testing, held at...

Dodgy pet sitter wanted for turning elderly man’s home into marijuana den in Spain’s Andalucia

A SPANISH man is facing serious drug charges after turning the home of an elderly man into a sophisticated marijuana den. Reports show that...

Spain’s Cordoba to receive €6 million to revive struggling olive sector

THE olive industry in Cordoba has been granted a €5.76 million lifeline to bring the traditional industry into the 21st century. At a press conference...

Long Read: Tributes roll in as last surviving Spanish Nazi concentration camp prisoner dies aged 101

THE last Spaniard to have survived the Nazi concentration camps in World War II has passed away. Juan Romero died peacefully surrounded by family in...

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.

Hunter shoots rare eagle and dumps it in bin in Spain’s Andalucia

The killing took place in the village of Iznajar, south of Cordoba City, on Sunday

Experts warn West Nile virus could spread across Spain

Specialists in pest control have confirmed the existence of the mosquito that transmits the West Nile virus in the province of Cordoba

Cordoba city sees 60% hotel occupancy drop in August but rural tourism sees boost

Falling prices and discount offers are being offered to encourage tourists to return to the city, causing low revenue figures

Two clients kidnapped and beaten in Andalucian brothel for not paying their bills

A BROTHEL in the Andalucian town of Antequera is under investigation after three members of its staff were arrested for torturing two clients. According to...

COVID-19 patient held in intensive care for longest time in Spain, 155 days, recovers

Vicente, a family doctor, was admitted to Reina Sofia Hospital in Cordoba on March 18.

Cordoba in Spain’s Andalucia slammed for setting aside €1.6 million for Christmas show amid COVID-19 recession

Between April and June, the country’s GDP dropped by a staggering 18.5%, the largest collapse of its kind since records began in 1970

Two captive eagle owls returned to their natural habitat in Spain’s Cordoba

Both species were taught to fly and hunt live prey before release.

Family investigated for dumping waste oil into popular swimming river in Spain’s Andalucia

Experts are concerned that the high concentration of metals and other toxic substances will cause dramatic damage to the local ecosystem whilst also potentially affecting surrounding soil quality

Spain’s Andalucia kicks off its grape harvesting season, becoming one of the first in Europe

The harvest season in Montilla-Moriles, Cordoba, is one of the first to commence in the whole of Europe.

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

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