Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Sevilla

BREAKING: Further anti-corruption raids see at least 30 more arrests, many in Sevilla

The crackdown includes technicians, senior municipal officials and politicians

Doñana’s UNESCO status in danger

Unless Spain solves local issues by next February, Doñana could lose its UNESCO status

Pelli tower must be stopped, says UNESCO

The 42-storey building is an eyesore, according to officials

Game of Thrones set collapses in Osuna

Filming has been delayed in Osuna, after part of the set collapsed under high winds

Record rainfall sees worst floods since 1940s

Some of heaviest rain on record leads to flood chaos in Andalucia. Here, a submerged house in Jimera de Libar, near Ronda. Picture Karl Smallman.

Supreme court closes case against communist mayor Sanchez Gordillo

The Robin Hood figure was being investigated over the use of town hall funds for hiring buses for the Andalucian Workers Party

Star-studded Sevilla dance group brings Carmen with a flamenco twist to Andalucia

The show will hit Malaga before jetting off to Asia and South America

TripAdvisor means ‘make or break’ for hoteliers

As customers hold good online reviews to ransom

Scientists discover porn loving chimp in Sevilla

A professor in Sevilla believes he has found a link between sexual interest in both human and non-human primates in Gina the chimpanzee

Newspaper clipping reveals expat link to Spain’s oldest football club

A 123-year-old clipping from a Scottish newspaper documents the beginnings of Sevilla FC

‘Stonehenge of Sevilla’ to become a burial site

Copper Age burial site is ‘just a pile of stones’ and not worth saving, claims local mayor

Sevilla church wins World Architecture award

The Iglesia La Ascension del Senor scooped the top prize at this year's World Architecture

Duchess of Alba recovering in hospital after pneumonia emergency

Spain's richest woman, the duchess is still in a serious condition

Poorest region in Spain scoops record lottery jackpot

The largest lottery in history has been won in part by groups of friends and families in Jaen, in southern Spain

Early Velazquez painting returned to Sevilla

The recently discovered painting will be on show at the Santa Clara arts centre

Was Atlantis in Andalucia?

Latest archaeological breakthrough indicates Andalucia may have once been home to the mythical civilisation

PITIFUL: Protests against ‘animal Auschwitz’ lead to salvation and big clean up

EXCLUSIVE By Jon Clarke. Horrific scenes of animal cruelty filmed at official shelter leads to massive outcry and some dogs being re-homed

16 arrested over Spanish Imperial Eagle egg thefts

Centre in charge of the recovery program for the endangered Spanish Imperial Eagle has been linked to the thefts

End of the line for AVE high speed rail link between Sevilla and Malaga

Politicians slam a 'ridiculous' short-sighted decision to scrap the high speed rail line. By Giles Brown

Fake designer goods seized in Spanish cities

Over one million items seized in cities including Malaga, Barcelona and Sevilla

More than €50 million debt drives notary to suicide

Pedro Romero Candau amassed vast quantities of business and personal debts - including  €5.5 million on behalf of the University of Sevilla

Sevillian company Abengoa to build multi milion power plant in Kuwait

Power supply and construction company Abengoa secured a major contract from Kuwait for a huge power transmission project

UPDATE: USA requests use of Spanish military bases in fight against Ebola

Bases in Sevilla and Cadiz would be used as stopover points for the American effort against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

The world’s healthiest pork

Thirsty, acorn-feeding black pigs produce Spain’s most famous gourmet product which is also good for your health, writes Anne Manson

Spain boasts some of world’s most expensive streets

A series of Spanish streets are among the most expensive in the world to rent

Thieves steal helicopter to use for drug trafficking

Police swoop on helicopter thieves in Sevilla

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