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Community/Public Services news & information for Andalucia

Man who cannot speak Spanish loses Spanish nationality
Society Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Man who cannot speak Spanish loses Spanish nationality

A MAN has lost his newly-acquired Spanish nationality – because it turned out he was unable to speak or understand Spanish. It is not clear how the Moroccan citizen slipped through the net, although it appears a...

Migrant boat docks on packed beach in Cádiz
Society Mon, Aug 27, 2018

Migrant boat docks on packed beach in Cádiz

STUNNED bathers on a beach in Chiclana de la Frontera (Cádiz province) watched as a raftload of migrants docked on the sands yesterday (Sunday). The jerry-built and barely-seaworthy craft rowed ashore onto the La...

One weekend, 271 migrants rescued in two provinces
Society Mon, Jul 2, 2018

One weekend, 271 migrants rescued in two provinces

A TOTAL of 271 migrants have been rescued off the coast of southern Spain in just one weekend, the coastguard reports. Figures released today reveal that nine overloaded and barely-seaworthy boats were intercepted...

Father loses custody of 11 of his 30 children
Society Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Father loses custody of 11 of his 30 children

A FATHER in Andalucía who bragged about never having worked a day in his life has lost custody of 11 of his 30 children. Social services, escorted by the Guardia Civil and the child prosecution service, collected the...

Spanish refugee rescue volunteers acquitted
Society Tue, May 8, 2018

Spanish refugee rescue volunteers acquitted

THREE Spanish firefighters arrested on the Greek island of Lesbos in January 2016 for 'human trafficking' have been acquitted of all charges. Manuel Blanco, Julio Latorre and Quique Rodríguez, all from Sevilla...

Street-dweller since 2003 to spend Christmas in own home
Society Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Street-dweller since 2003 to spend Christmas in own home

A SEVILLA man who has been living on the street for 15 years will spend Christmas in his own home this year, thanks to a joint effort between his local council and community. Antonio, 71, has survived by begging since...

Sevilla firefighters save woman from suicide
Society Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Sevilla firefighters save woman from suicide

HEROIC firefighters in Sevilla saved a 40-year-old woman from committing suicide in the early hours of this morning (Monday). The distressed lady was balancing on a concrete beam above the southern city's northern...

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