Thursday, April 26, 2018

Green group urges investigation into potential unlawful water extraction in superintensive olive grove in Almeria

Ecologistas en Accion has urged the Spanish Prosecution Service to investigate the unnamed business, which is currently carrying out suspicious activity in a super intensive olive grove in Sorbas, Almeria

Marihuana greenhouses set ablaze by Guardia Civil in Almeria

€6,000 in cash, growing equipment and 494 plants were seized during the bust.

British demand for second homes in Spain down almost 30% after Brexit referendum, Mallorca avoids hit

The country's 'hot markets' including Ibiza and Marbella are still thriving

Oasis of hope: Oro del Desierto olive grove’s ethos could be sustainable solution to Almeria’s superintensive olive farms crisis

Tabernas’s Oro del Desierto olive grove is a different world to the vast super-intensive farms it neighbours, which are sapping the region of its life blood - water

‘Ecocide’: Super-intensive olive farms fingered for water shortages in Almeria

Now 400 times more water is being taken from an important Almeria aquifer than enters, an alarming situation that is being blamed on a surge in super-intensive olive production in the zone

Economic recovery in Spain failing to reach wage earners as poverty increases

Poverty has increased in the country despite its solid performance

Fracking has officially failed in Spain in loss for Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular

Fracking firms have been met with strong opposition from locals and regional authorities

LEAKED: EU will take UK to International Court if it does not pay €57 billion ‘divorce bill’

Only six people have seen the 'secret EU strategy', including Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker

Over a third of Andalucia sewage plants not processing waste properly

Last November, Spain was fined €46.5m by the EU Commission due to a failure to ensure its plants were safely processing sewage

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

BREAKING: Theresa May to trigger Article 50 and begin Brexit on March 29

The rights of British expats and EU citizens in the UK will be decided during negotiations

British man shot by cops in his backside in southern Spain after ‘pulling knife on ex-partner’

According to local reports, the man had breached a restraining order to find his ex

Corruption, drugs and rock n roll: How a rising star’s Spanish dream became a nightmare

He spent three years behind bars in Spain but was never charged

Warm spell over in Spain as country goes on alert for snow, high winds and seas

High winds and torrential rain are predicted to lash the country

Podemos demands answers over devastating intensive olive tree growing in Almeria

The left-wing political group has sent the Junta a list of questions to explain their plans to replenish a crucial aquifer in Almeria, dubbed the 'last oasis in Europe', which is being run dry by large olive growers

Nervous Brits put Spanish property purchases on hold while Brexit unfolds

Property firm Kyero reported a decline in growth in enquiries for Spanish properties for the first time in February

Flights to and from Spain cancelled due to strike by French air traffic controllers

The dispute has arisen over working times and conditions

WATCH: Nail-biting moment speeding driver narrowly misses Guardia Civil car at petrol station in Alicante

The driver swerved into the station to avoid a collision with another car

Expats in Spain have fourth-best quality of life in the world

More than 14,000 people took part in the survey

MARIANO RAJOY: Andalucia needs better leaders

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

FLEW TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN: Watch cocky American tourist attempt jump onto statue of Icarus in southern Spain...

Onlookers can be heard laughing in the clip, which has been shared almost 10,000 times
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