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Spain´s government slashes funding for Andalucia by over one third

The eight provinces will receive 36,6% less than in 2016 with only €1.16bn euros to spend on major public projects

World famous La Vuelta cycling race to return to Andalucia in 2017

Almost one quarter of the brutal 3297.7km long La Vuelta will take place between August 30 and September 3 in the region, which was entirely missed off the contest’s route last year

Endangered Iberian lynxes making comeback in Spain

A total of 440 Iberian lynxes are thought to have been living in the country in 2016, up from 404 the previous year

Andalucians to take to streets in new campaign to get to know homeless people

Hundreds of people have been invited to take to the streets in the eight provincial capitals to listen to the life stories of those sleeping rough

Andalucian man faces 12 years for pouring boiling water on infant

The incident in 2012 left the child with second and third degree burns on 70% of his body

Church weddings hit historic low in Spain

Only 22.2% of 68,560 couples tied the knot at the country's catholic altars in the first half of 2016

€33.10 million to be invested in ambitious Andalucia cycle network

A total of €33.10 million has been earmarked for the Plan Andaluz de la Bicicleta, to encourage more people to travel on two wheels by 2020

Dia Del Flamenco to be celebrated today across Andalucia

The sixth annual celebration is taking place all over Andalucia to celebrate the passionate dance, music and singing form that has its roots in the region

Four-year-old boy dies after dog attack in Jaen

Police are now investigating whether the dog’s owner had the necessary documentation

Top rainy day activities near the Costa del Sol

We've rounded up some of the best easy-reach, rainy day spots to prove there is much more to do here than just hit the beach

YouTuber arrested in Spain for video showing how to get weapons through airport security

Several explosives, weapons and a homemade grenade were also seized during a raid at his Jaen apartment

ANIMAL RIGHTS FOCUS: Is the tide finally turning on Spain’s attitude towards animals?

Animal welfare in Spain is often dubbed appalling, but charities, shelters and changing traditions suggest the campaign for change is gathering momentum. Tom Powell asks, has the tide finally turned?

Close UK border petition founder lives in Spain

The irony is clearly lost on the expat

Scabies outbreak threatens mountain goat population in Andalucia

The Junta is taking measures to limit the outbreak and protect other animal species

17-year-old boy drowns in Jaen pool

Moroccan youth drowns in local pool at La Salobreja in Jaen

Entire Jaen village turned into miniature statues by 3D printer

All 318 people living in Torrequebradilla were given a mini-me the same day

Two women arrested in Jaen after planning courtroom shooting

Both women are believed to be part of the Mallarines gang

More empty homes in Almeria than Malaga, Granada and Jaen combined

At the end of 2014 a total of 16,201 new properties remained unsold in the province

Estepona gets new mural from record-breaking mural painter Jose Fernandez Ros

This unique mural will be the 24th artistic mural to add colour to the streets of Estepona

Endangered bearded vulture born in Jaen’s Cazorla natural park

This endangered species of vulture is born with a beard

Proud of their pueblo

There’s a different mentality that exists among Spain’s young generation – at least in Granada anyway. Students feel a sort of fashionable nostalgia towards their town or city

On the last day of Christmas…

In the run up to the holidays, I had delivered lots of presentations at school about how Christmas is celebrated in England. Little confused faces gawped at me when I casually mentioned how nobody gets presents on the 6th January – as they do in Spain

Andalucia stocks up on Cruzcampo beer for Christmas season

Over 2,1 millioon bottles have been dispatched to drinking holes throughout Andalucia

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