Three dead in accident in Jaén

An accident on Saturday in Jaén which claimed the lives of two children aged 8 and 12 years has claimed another life after one of the injured, a woman, died in hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Theft of €4,000 from church in Jaén

Police in Jaén are investigating the theft of €4,000 from the Iglesia de Belén y San Roque, money destined for local soup kitchens and other social works.

Thieves steal 3,000 metres of cable in Villatorres

Thieves have made off with 3,000 metres of copper wire from telephone wires, leaving around 500 residents in Villatorres. Jaén, without a connection. The local Health Centre has also been affected.

Strange ruling in abuse case

In a somewhat bizarre ruling, judge Judge Pío Aguirre of the Jaén Provincial Court decided that a 78-year-old man who has been found guilty of domestic abuse offences on four occasions should return to his home to live with his wife.

Floods cut off villages in Jaén province

One hundred people remain isolated in the village of Coto Rios in the Parque Natural de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas in Jaén province after heavy rains on Saturday, 201 litres in less thann twenty-four hours, cut their only access point, a bridge over the rio Guadalquivir.

Two killed in accident in Jaén

Two young people, a man and a woman aged 20 years, died in the early hours of Saturday morning in Jaén after their vehicle overturned. The incident happened at around 05:20 in calle Capitán Haya in the Puente area of Jaén city.

Mountaineer in fatal accident

A mountaineer died on Sunday while climbing in the Sierra Mágina in the municipality of Torres, Jaén province.

Fatal fire in Villanueva del Arzobispo, Jaén

A 78-year-old woman died in the early hours of this morning at her home in Villanueva del Arzobispo, Jaén. The fire is thought to have started in the bedroom of the house.

That sinking feeling

Fifteen people, including seven children, had to be evacuated from a property in Martos, Jaén, on Sunday after the floor sank twenty centimetres.