Saturday, February 24, 2018

Andalucia’s stunning scenery stars in Mar de Plastico drama series

Filming took place in San Isidro, Cabo de Gata nature reserve, Campohermoso, las Tabernas desert El Ejido, Balerma, Vicar and Nijar

Almeria paints town red for tomato festival

With music, live cookery shows and tomatoes galore, Almeria's tomato festival reminded participants just how vital the crop is to Andalucia

Algarrobico hotel is illegally built on protected land, rules Spain’s Supreme Court

Decade-long battle saw Greenpeace and Junta protest against Cabo de Gato complex

Almeria aquarium saved from switch off crisis

An unpaid electricity bill which could have signalled the death of thousands of fish has now been paid

Almeria undertaker Golden Leaves opens new office in Turre

Golden Leaves new office is located on Avenida de Almeria

A sunny 25 years for Sunseed

Pioneering green collective is celebrating milestone with series of events

Teacher crashes into school minibus

Many British children were on board the mini bus

Alcohol and drug checkpoints increased on Spain’s roads this weekend

SPAIN is to see an increase in alcohol and drug checkpoints on its roads this weekend. Checkpoints will be especially increased on conventional roads and...

MARIANO RAJOY: Andalucia needs better leaders

It is not yet known if Diaz will run to be head of the Junta again in 2019

Madonna – the turtle – is returned to the ocean

A turtle named Madonna has been successfully returned to the ocean after intensive rehab

Illegals intercepted by Spanish coastguard

Over 160 migrants have been caught trying to enter Spain via boat

Theresa May to end EU citizens’ rights to live in UK with ‘cut-off’ date expected within two weeks

It is not clear if the Government’s plan would be a breach of EU treaties

Hotel saga takes another twist

Directors from Azata del Sol claim to have accepted 100 million euros from central government for the Algarrobico hotel, built upon virgin sands inside the Cabo de Gata Natural Park

Greenpeace not giving up after Algarrobico hotel ruled as legal

The Andalucian Supreme Court has ruled the hotel, built on a beach in a nature reserve, is legal after all

Accessing disability benefits for Brits in Spain post-Brexit

There will doubtless be people who are thinking that their entitlement to these benefits may cease

Spanish supermarket dog food link to expat pet deaths in Almeria

EXCLUSIVE: Mercadona's own brand Compy has been withdrawn from the shelves around Almeria, after expats complaints. BY WENDY WILLIAMS

Spain backs common agreement to secure rights of British expats ‘in principle’

It is thought the issue will be at the top of the agenda once Brexit talks begin

Almeria greenhouse becomes work of art

Plastic atrocity or artistic masterpiece?

British expat launches project to clean up ‘layer of filth’ on Almeria’s Tabernas desert

He is hoping to raise awareness and get more local support for the campaign

‘Child pornography’ doctor removed from post

A number of disturbing pieces of equipment were seized

Football president sacked over child porn charges

Child porn scandal for football president

Operation Edu seizes 15 people for fraud in Andalucia

Spanish police plan to arrest 90 people in the days to come

One in four flights cancelled by Ryanair affect a Spanish airport, airline to lose tens of millions in profits

A QUARTER of all flights cancelled by Ryanair will affect a Spanish airport.  It comes after the budget airline published a definitive list of flights...

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The popular BBC series Doctor Who is currently being shot in Almeria
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