Thursday, October 18, 2018

Fears for Granada’s pioneering caviar industry after flash floods ‘destroyed everything in 15 minutes’

The Rio Frio region has been producing caviar since 1955 and includes luxury brands like Beluga

INCREDIBLE SCENES: Cars washed away in Andalucia floods

HEAVY rains have caused devastating damage in the small village of RioFrio Granada in the Loja district of Andalucia. Famous for it's fish farms and...

‘One-of-a-kind’ Moorish frescoes unearthed at Granada’s Alhambra palace in €3 million restoration project

The works were commissioned by Muhammed V of Granada, using leather, ceramics, glass and plasterwork

Caves of gypsies in Spain’s Sacromonte are home to all wanderers

The victims of 16th century religious persecution fused their cultures to create a unique flamenco art form

Retracing the footsteps of Lorca, Granada’s most celebrated poet, during his centenary year

The tragic poet has left an indelible mark throughout the city of Granada

Southern Spain may face ‘deadly’ earthquakes as Andalucia scientists discover new tectonic fault lines

Andalucian scientists believe the new fault zone was the cause of a 2004 quake which killed more than 600 people

WATCH: Flash floods in Andalucia town following unseasonal rainfall

THIS is the moment an Andalucian town succumbed to flash floods over the weekend.  https://www.facebook.com/100004686437210/videos/pcb.1000330620133143/1000330473466491/?type=3&theater The footage was shot by local Ruben Del Paso in La...

Paraglider dies after falling out of the sky in Andalucia

Witnesses said the paraglider was overwhelmed by strong currents and fell into the sea

Young couple killed at Andalucia shooting range in suspected murder-suicide

A YOUNG couple have been been killed at a shooting range in Andalucia.  One gunshot killed the 21-year-old woman almost instantly while the man, 24,...

Brits order more than 1,000 of Spain’s ‘ugliest ever’ football shirt after it becomes icon at British museum

The shirt of the Granada team is sponsored by local fish company Mariscos Apolo

Andalucia pensioner stabs his 4-year-old daughter’s killer 33 years after she was found dead in a well

A PENSIONER has stabbed his daughter's killer some 33 years after she was found dead in a well in Andalucia.  Juan Jose Fernandez stabbed and...

Spain gets its first beer spa in Andalucia

FOR some the combination of beer and spa treatments is a match made in heaven. But reaching the pearly gates has now got a little...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat forced to buy another Ryanair flight to Spain for ‘oversized’ hand luggage that had been allowed...

EXCLUSIVE BY Jo Chipchase A BRITISH grandmother was forced to fork out hundreds of euros on another flight after her hand luggage was deemed ‘too...

Earthquake shakes Andalucia hotspot in Spain

AN Andalucia hotspot was shaken by an earthquake last night. The 3.0 magnitude quake hit Granada at around 9.22pm and may have been felt by...

‘Cursed’ book in Spain about Granada orphan thought lost for 400 YEARS published for the first time

A BOOK chronicling the adventures of a Granada orphan during Spain's Golden Age has been published for the first time.  Historia del Huerfano, or The...

Big freeze in Spain as 33 provinces put on red, orange and yellow alerts for SNOW, rain and storms,...

ALICANTE, Murcia, Granada and Jaen are all on yellow alert for snow. Weather agency AEMET has forecast accumulations of between 3 and 5 centimetres. Drivers should...

Teenager in Spain stabs mum after she refuses to turn on wifi in Andalucia home

A TEENAGER has stabbed his mother after she refused to reconnect the wifi. The 14-year-old has been sent to a rehabilitation centre for six months...

Six-month old baby chokes to death in Granada

A BABY has choked to death in Granada. The six-month old tragically died in Baza yesterday after swallowing a plastic ball, according to Efe police...

IN PHOTOS: Red warnings as snow, rain and hail grips Malaga and Andalucia

AN orange alert has been issued for Ronda as 10 centimetres of snow is expected to fall today.  The warning is in effect until 6pm...

18 arrested in Malaga and Granada after cops raid illegal tobacco factory producing TWO MILLION cigs per day

COPS in Granada have raided an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing two million cigarettes per day.  Some 18 suspects have been cuffed in raids...

Andalucia Junta under Susana Diaz has only recovered 0.5% of almost €1 billion stolen in ERE corruption scandal

SUSANA Diaz's Junta has only recovered €16.5 million from the ERE and training courses scandals. Money recovered from the ERE scandal totals €4.6 million, just...

Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain for 1.2 tonne cocaine haul buried in Granada and San Sebastian

A KINAHAN cartel member has been arrested in Spain in relation to the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of cocaine in Granada and San Sebastian...

BREAKING: Three Brits busted near Costa del Sol in biggest EVER cocaine bust on Spanish soil

THREE Brits have been in arrested in what police have described as one of the largest cocaine busts ever on Spanish soil. The trio were...

Andalucia gets its first batch of SNOW as temperatures reach -2C

ANDALUCIA has received its first snow of the year. Sierra Nevada ski resort, in Granada, woke up to sheets of white yesterday after a day...

Artists descended onto rocky outpost for three day festival in the sun

Music producer Youth opened his doors for the second Space Mountain Festival as revellers swayed to the tunes of have-a-go-artists.

LONG READ: Hanging with Andalucia’s most notorious hippie commune to see if they spread more than peace and love

Following last month’s police raid on a long-time hippy colony near Granada, the Olive Press sent Jed Neill to discover whether these New Age...
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