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Cádiz province News & Information

Spanish military boat accompanies Open Arms to Lampedusa
Society Wed, Aug 21, 2019

Spanish military boat accompanies Open Arms to Lampedusa

A SPANISH Armed Forces boat is accompanying the migrant rescue craft to the Italian island of Lampedusa where the 90 refugees who remain on board are due to disembark. Defence minister Margarita Robles has expressed her...

Mercadona creates adapted child seat in trolley at mum's request
Society Sat, May 18, 2019

Mercadona creates adapted child seat in trolley at...

A MUM from the province of Cádiz who said 'every shopping trip was an odyssey' has managed to convince Mercadona supermarkets to fit disabled seats for children in their trolleys, available upon request....

Spanish military craft orders British ships out of Gibraltar’s waters
Politics Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Spanish military craft orders British ships out of...

A FRESH incident in the bilateral tug-of-war over Gibraltar sparked fury among the Rock’s government yesterday (Sunday) when Spanish Naval officers ordered British trade ships to leave the port. Although Spain...

Spain and EU ruffle UK's feathers over Gibraltar 'colony' label
Politics Sat, Feb 2, 2019

Spain and EU ruffle UK's feathers over Gibraltar...

GIBRALTAR'S having been described as a 'colony' in a European Union text on visas – reportedly at Spain's instigation – has infuriated the UK and the Rock's chief minister Fabián Picardo. “I...

Theresa May accused of 'betrayal' as EU backs Spain over post-Brexit Gibraltar
Politics Mon, Nov 26, 2018

Theresa May accused of 'betrayal' as EU backs Spain...

BRITISH prime minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been approved by the remaining EU-27 after Spain lifted its veto following a series of new clauses covering Gibraltar. Spanish president Pedro Sánchez says the...

Gibraltar 'stealth clause' could mean Spain blocks Brexit
Politics Fri, Nov 23, 2018

Gibraltar 'stealth clause' could mean Spain blocks...

SPAIN'S government is threatening to block the Brexit deal by voting against it when the European Council meets – and as all 27 countries are required to agree the withdrawal text, a Spanish veto alone would be...

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...

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