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Community/Public Services news & information for Andalucia

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...

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...

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...

Society Sun, Jul 30, 2017

Coastguard rescues 149 African migrants in Strait of...

RAFTS carrying over 40 migrants have been intercepted in the Strait of Gibraltar and 149 Africans rescued, the coastguard revealed this morning (Sunday). Five barely-seaworthy sailing boats were spotted between 05.00...

Society Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Mass demo in Sevilla airport over deportations

OVER 400 protesters gathered at Sevilla airport and clamoured against deportations on Sunday afternoon, a day after passengers staged a mutiny on board a Vueling flight in support of a Senegalese man being returned to...