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Cádiz province News & Information

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...

Boy, 4, drowns in rubber dinghy accident
Crime/Incidents Wed, Aug 8, 2018

Boy, 4, drowns in rubber dinghy accident

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD boy has drowned off a Cádiz-province beach after his rubber dinghy was blown away and overturned, according to emergency services. The coastguard was called out at around 18.40 on Monday to Retín beach...

Drug gangs hurl molotov cocktails at police cars
Crime/Incidents Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Drug gangs hurl molotov cocktails at police cars

POLICE at the Gibraltar border town of La Línea de la Concepción were ambushed by drug-smugglers who pelted their patrol cars with molotov cocktails. Inspectors say that until now, nothing had ever surprised them, not...

African migrants kidnapped for ransom on arrival in Spain
Crime/Incidents Fri, May 18, 2018

African migrants kidnapped for ransom on arrival in Spain

MIGRANTS who risked their lives on the high seas to reach Spain were kidnapped and held to ransom by a gang based in Algeciras (Cádiz province), the southernmost town on the mainland. After following one of the most...

La Línea's mayor in Brussels for Brexit talks
Politics Mon, Mar 19, 2018

La Línea's mayor in Brussels for Brexit talks

MAYOR of the last town in southern Spain before Gibraltar, Juan Franco, was due to travel to Brussels today (Monday) to discuss Brexit and how it will affect residents, British and Spanish alike. La Línea de la...

Missing hikers, one British, found safely in Cádiz mountains
Crime/Incidents Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Missing hikers, one British, found safely in Cádiz...

THREE hikers missing in the mountains of the province of Cádiz during the weekend's storms have been found alive and well in the Garganta Verde ravine in the Grazalema range. Two of them, from Chiclana de la...

Storms expose Roman and Baroque remains on Cádiz beach
Culture Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Storms expose Roman and Baroque remains on Cádiz beach

STORMS on the Andalucía coast have uncovered a Roman aqueduct and the remains of a road thought to have been built up to 500 years ago. Crowds were seen gathered on La Cortadura beach in Cádiz, which attracted the...

Earthquake of 3.4 on Richter scale in Olvera, Cádiz
Environment Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Earthquake of 3.4 on Richter scale in Olvera, Cádiz

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale was reported in the province of Cádiz early yesterday morning, the National Geographical Institute (IGN) has just revealed. The epicentre was in the town of Olvera, and...

Cádiz couple 'sold archaeological treasures on eBay'
Culture Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Cádiz couple 'sold archaeological treasures on eBay'

THOUSANDS of archaeological gems have been found in a house in San Fernando (Cádiz province) which the owners had been selling on eBay and specialist antique auction sites. The haul dates from between the prehistoric...

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