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Costa de la Luz News & Information

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Spanish pensioner shot dead on 'favela' tour in Rio de...

A SPANISH tourist has been shot dead by a police officer whilst touring one of the most notorious in the former Brazilian capital of Rio de Janeiro. María Esperanza Ruiz Jiménez, 67, from El Puerto de Santa María...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Forest fire on Huelva-Sevilla border forces evacuations

A HUGE forest fire in the province of Huelva has forced emergency services to evacuate over 500 residents, but they were all able to return home last night (Saturday). The blaze broke out on Friday afternoon in La...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Shark sighting shuts two beaches in La Línea

TWO beaches in La Línea de la Concepción were red-flagged today (Thursday) after a shark was spotted in the sea close to the shore. Emergency services were called out to the adjoining Santa Bárbara and Levante...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Migrant boat docks on beach full of sunbathers

A MIGRANT raft sailed into Cádiz province shores yesterday (Wednesday) when the beach was full of bathers soaking up the rays. Sunseekers on the Los Alemanes beach in Zahara de los Atunes looked on in amazement as an...

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