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Michael Portillo misses the boat

There he stood on top of the Rock, Bradshaw’s Guide in hand: Michael Portillo talking to camera for his new series of Great Continental Railway Journeys

Double drugs haul in Andalucia

A record-breaking amount of hashish has been found in Cordoba and Algeciras

Algeciras to Granada passenger train service on the brink of closure

EXCLUSIVE: Possible closure of Algeciras to Granada passenger train service will have ‘huge impact’ on expats

Fast-track railway line along the Costa del Sol to go ahead

Despite the government's infrastructure cuts the 'Mediterranean Corridor' railway line has been prioritised.

‘We will defend the waters’, says Spanish agriculture minister

Miguel Arias Canete said the government would continue to support the rights of fishermen in La Linea and Algeciras

How did those 690 kilos of hash get in my van? asks Spanish councillor

The former politician was arrested in Ceuta as he was about to get on the ferry to Algeciras

Fuel safety fears for Gib

Safety fears over a new fuel depot in Algeciras

Railing to go

A one billion euro rail scheme set for May 2012 will lead to millions more containers of freight passing through Andalucia

Big fine for Spanish ferry fixers

Three companies were found guilty of price fixing by the National Competition Committee

Fast track for rail ‘corridor’ from Gibraltar to France

Almeria will be linked to France by 2020 and the Cadiz town of Algeciras a decade later

Riding the wind on the Costa de la Luz

JON CLARKE takes a trip along the Costa de la Luz, Andalucia’s most unspoilt, if sometimes rather breezy, coastline

Rock ‘n’ roll ‘n’ Spanish sunshine!

Allioli music festival is going back to its roots – and kicks off when the 1pm train arrives from Algeciras

Expat walking appeal

Briton set to walk the length of Spain to raise money for cancer charities is appealing for help with accommodation on his travels

Cocaine bananas seized in Spain

162 kilos of cocaine hidden inside plastic bananas has been seized by Spanish police in Algeciras

All aboard the Smugglers’ train!

Now fully upgraded, this little-known line is home to some of Andalucia’s best-kept green secrets

Crude awakening

Gibraltar - and Spain - must more closely regulate the oil tankers bunkering in the Bay of Gibraltar

Seeing the light

Jon Clarke takes a ride down Andalucia’s most alluring, unspoilt coastline the Costa de la Luz – or the ‘The Coast of Light’ of Cadiz.

Smugglers’ train back on the run

It was once used by bandits and drug smugglers. Now, after a six-month upgrade, the Algeciras to Ronda line is about to reopen, reawakening memories of its turbulent past, writes Tessa Norman

‘Narco-sub’ that got blown out of the water

As dozen Algeciras dockers are nicked in drugs swoop - and UK and Spain work together on 375 million euro haul - court hears how two Andalucian businessmen funded an underwater smuggling operation that quickly sunk

Wild horses come to Algeciras

Galloping thoroughbreds cause mayhem

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