Falling trees disrupts rail service

The rail line between Jaén and Sevilla was cut between Montoro and Villa del Río, in Córdoba province, due to three trees falling onto the electricity pylons during heavy winds.

Burglar reports his victim to the police

A burglar broke into a house in Jaén and made off with a number of electrical items, including a video recorder and some tapes, but was apparently so appalled by what he saw on the camera that he notified the police.

Strike in nursery schools in Jaén

Employees of CEIAN, the cooperative managing the nursery schools in Jaén, have called an indefinite strike as from today, Friday, in protest at unpaid wages from August through November.

Olive harvest begins in Jaén

The co-operatives in Jaén begin the olive harvest today, Monday, with expectations being for around 3.5 million kilos of olives, enough for 700,000 tons of olive oil.

Elderly man dies after falling into a ditch

A 78-year-old man died on Thursday afternoon after falling into a ditch on a farm in the Segura de la Sierra between the towns of El Ojuelo and Trujala in Jaén province. It is thought the man lost his footing, causing him to fall into the ditch.

Three forest fires as a result of lightning strikes

Firemen have been working overnight, without air support, to control and extinguish three forest fires, two in Almeria and one in Jaén, which were caused by lightning during a thunderstorm.