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Local news and information for Extremadura

Environment Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Portuguese earthquake felt in Extremadura and Andalucía

AN EARTHQUAKE in Portugal measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was felt in the provinces of Badajoz (Extremadura) and Huelva, Sevilla and Córdoba (Andalucía) this lunchtime (Monday). According to Portugal's Sea and...

Society Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Francisco Núñez, world's oldest man, turns 113

THE world's oldest man Francisco Núñez Olivera turned 113 today (Wednesday) and says he is 'crazy with happiness' at being 'the strongest man' on the planet. Francisco's blood pressure is...

Transport Mon, Sep 4, 2017

Extremadura-to-Portugal train shut since 2012 reopens

A RAIL service connecting Spain and Portugal has reopened after five-and-a-half years out of action. The so-called 'Eastern Line' () between Badajoz in Spain's land-locked western region of Extremadura and...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 1, 2017

ETA terrorist dies from heart attack in jail

A CONVICTED terrorist serving a 30-year sentence has died suddenly from a heart attack in prison. Kepa del Hoyo, 46, a member of ETA's Vizcaya Commando, was arrested in Bilbao in 1998 along with another 10 militants...

Travel/Tourism Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Spanish town lets its natives apply for Portuguese...

AROUND 3.4% of the Spanish town of Olivenza's population have Portuguese nationality, even though they have never set foot in the country and have no known family members with Portuguese blood. Olivenza is, in fact,...

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