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Community/Public Services news & information for Andalucia

Gabriel Cruz's parents raise €12,572 in Almería charity event
Society Sun, Jan 6, 2019

Gabriel Cruz's parents raise €12,572 in Almería...

PARENTS in Almería whose eight-year-old son was killed by his stepmother have raised €12,572 for the Red Cross and a children's cancer association through a charity event held in a square named in tribute to the...

First-year student nurse saves child's life on metro
Society Thu, Dec 13, 2018

First-year student nurse saves child's life on metro

A YOUNG woman saved a child's life using a technique she had only just learnt at college when she heard a commotion whilst travelling on the metro at night. María López Sánchez, 18, started her first year at...

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...

Málaga taxi drivers help tourist find missing Alzheimer's wife
Society Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Málaga taxi drivers help tourist find missing...

TAXI drivers in Málaga helped a tourist find his missing wife, who suffers from Alzheimer's, after they made a stop-off in the Costa del Sol city during a cruise. The Brazilian couple were only due to spend a few...

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