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.
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.
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.
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.
A 55-year-old woman, one of a group of people apparently rummaging through a landfill site in Jaén, died on Wednesday morning after being hit by a compacting machine.
In Huelva and jaén, attempts continue to reduce the number of contracts offered to Moroccan workers for the fruit and berry harvests.
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.
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.
Seven people, five of them under arrest, have appeared in court in Linares, Jaén, in connection with the disappearance, and presumed demise, of Juan Carrillo on June 13th 2013.
An eight-year-old child died on Sunday in a swimming in Estación de Cabra in the municipality Cabra del Santo Cristo, Jaén province.