Friday, February 26, 2021

Live pigs not fit for human consumption sold on streets of Spain’s Andalucia sparked fears of illness among population

LIVE pigs not fit for human consumption were being sold on the streets of southern Spain in December, police have revealed. 

Largest synthetic drug bust in Spain history as 11 arrested in raids across the country

POLICE have blown apart one of Europe's largest synthetic drug networks with bases across Spain, including Seville and Malaga.

Eastern European slaves freed as large scale illegal tobacco ring dismantled in Spain’s Andalucia

DOZENS of workers from Eastern Europe have been freed from slave-like conditions as police dismantle illegal tobacco factories across Andalucia.

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.

Heavy rainfall forecast for Three Kings Day in Spain’s Malaga and snow predicted in Sevilla

SPAIN'S weather agency has predicted the collision of a cold air mass and a humid subtropical one at the height of the...

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.

Spain PM joins in praise as first female fighter pilot takes flight in Spain’s Andalucia

SPAIN's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has joined in paying respect to the first female fighter pilot to take to the skies for...

Driver caught travelling in wrong direction, while drunk, without a licence and outside of curfew hours in Spain’s Sevilla

SEVILLA police have filed a slew of charges against a man for breaking almost every elementary driving rule in the book -...

Spain’s Andalucia detects just 478 new COVID-19 infections Tuesday as Sevilla and Malaga provinces revealed to have lowest incidence...

ANDALUCIA has detected 478 new coronavirus cases Tuesday as its figures return to a general decline.  The ever-important cumulative...

Police bust 300-strong wedding party in Spain’s Sevilla

A WEDDING party of more than 300 guests has been broken up by police in Sevilla. Police said the...

STUMPED: Sevilla unsure what to do with its Christmas lights

SEVILLA City Council is undecided about what to do with the city’s Christmas lights. In fact, Sevilla is the...

Man gets four years for raping woman in a side street in Sevilla

THE High Court of Justice (TSJ) for Andalucia, Ceuta and Melilla has given a man four years in prison for raping a...

EasyJet made to reimburse Spanish student after slapping him with €60 fine for carrying laptop onboard

A COURT in Sevilla has condemned the budget airline EasyJet for charging a Spanish passenger €60 to board with his laptop.

EXCLUSIVE: Doctor says COVID-19 causing chaos at hospital in Spain’s Sevilla as union warns restrictions having NO impact and...

HOSPITALS in Sevilla are close to collapsing due to coronavirus, health professionals have warned.  The Sevilla Medical Union released...

Spain sends 130 Andalucian troops to Romania in joint NATO operation against Russia

THE Ministry of Defence has announced that it will be sending 130 military personnel to Romania as part of a joint effort...

Secret hash plantation seized hidden under rural tennis court in Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE in Sevilla have uncovered a secret marijuana plantation disguised under the foundations of two tennis courts. The police...

WATCH: Dog robot serves beers in heart of Spain’s Sevilla

https://twitter.com/rancio/status/1322873287345659904 A CANINE robot has been filmed serving beers in the heart of Sevilla over the bank holiday...

Spanish youths hurl smoke grenades and fireworks in violent protest of new COVID-19 curfew

A GROUP of some 20 youths took to the streets yesterday in Andalucia to protest against the latest state of alarm.

Odeon launch new cinema in converted railway station in Sevilla

TWO giants of Spanish theatre and cinema have joined forces to create an original entertainment hub in Sevilla. Platea,...

Controversy after police shut down private house party of 21 people after neighbours complain of lack of mask use...

The group had been celebrating the bank holiday weekend on a large terrace in Calle Alemanes on Sunday afternoon when neighbours called in police

Andalucian cities of Malaga and Sevilla have highest number of hypochondriacs in whole of Spain, study reveals

The number of people who are overwhelmed by the slightest pain thinking that it could lead to a serious illness has shot up, especially in times of the current health crisis.

Deadline day dinosaur swap as Sevilla swoop in to secure Gunners mascot

After several hours of nail-biting negotiations, Sevilla secured the dino and returned to Twitter to share a shot of Gunnersaurus dressed in a Sevilla shirt and cap

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.

Father in Spain repeatedly raped and impregnated own 12-year-old daughter while mother and baby son slept in another room

During the trial the man admitted the charges against him, meaning only his statement, that of the victim and the DNA analysis were produced in court

Spain’s Andalucia ‘will monitor’ second homes of Madrid residents as it prepares ‘contingency plan’ to partially lockdown hardest hit...

Large parts of Madrid are currently back under lockdown-like measures, meaning they cannot leave their neighbourhoods unless they have a justified reason to do so

Sevilla earns important accolade in 2020 Andalucian Environment Awards

During 2019, the Port Authority of Sevilla along with the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), drew up a project to streamline the management of the wetland area and to promote the marshes as a sustainable and bio-diverse destination

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Half-wit hunters arrested for hanging hunting dog from tree in Spain’s Malaga (WARNING – contains distressing images)

TWO hunters have been arrested for crimes of cruelty to animals after they were busted hanging one of their hunting dogs from...