Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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...

VIDEO: Meteorite seen crashing into earth from Costa del Sol

British tourists reported ‘noise like thunder’

British father and son drown in holiday tragedy

In a double tragedy a man has died near the seaside town of Almuñecar in a failed attempt to rescue his drowning father

Brits being ‘put off holidays in Spain’ by drop in value of pound sterling

More than 40% of Britons will change their holiday plans

Spanish religious group awarded for Ebola work in Africa

The award was one of eight Asturias prizes handed out, all of which come with a €50,000 cash prize

Sierra Nevada hits peak summer crowds for sporting competitions

New events pull in crowds at Granada ski resort

Fundraising plea to help Alpujarras new mum beat cancer

Alpujarras resident Colette Nolan, whose son Zebedee is 10-months-old, desperately needs to raise €100,000 to pay for innovative therapy at the ChemoThermia Oncology Centre in Istanbul

Sierra Nevada: No business like snow business

There’s nothing like a day on the pistes for conjuring up the Christmas spirit. Ice queens Imogen Calderwood and Jacqueline Fanchini sloped off for a taste of the ‘high life’ - sadly without the king - in the snow-capped peaks of the sunny Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada-based expat author wows with latest travel book

Sierra Nevada author is seeing success with his latest travel book ... could this be the next Chris Stewart

State-of-the-art Andalucia cliffside house brings new meaning to living on the edge

Iconic Spanish architects complete innovative cliffside pad on the Andalucia coast

Crop farmers plea for pipelines to be built to try fight a feared drought

Officials warned that an official drought decree is likely to be called in the Axarquia area

Three campsites accept pesetas until the end of August

A trio of Costa Tropical campsites is doubling the value of the old Spanish currency

Young men most likely to be involved in cycle accidents

Researchers also found that men over age 35 are twice as likely to die if they are hit

Four in a Bed contestant left ‘hurt’ from harsh feedback on C4

Owners of La Tartana vow ‘losers will be winners’ after fierce Channel 4 show trouncing, in which an Antequera hotel won

The wonder product Jolly Gel will keep your pool sparkling and save you money

Jolly Gel will certainly pay for itself many times over in terms of water, chemical and electricity bills

Granada is top spot for birds’ winter break

Granada’s lakes are a winter home to more than 2,450 birds

Residents fight “water grab”

RESIDENTS in Lanjarón have filed a lawsuit in Granada against the regional government for allowing a mineral water company to extract 864,000 litres of...

Farmers dump thousands of potatoes outside Granada Carrefour in Russian protest

EU sanctions are putting the squeeze on suppliers

Brit athlete breaks Ascent Pico Veleta record on Andalucia’s highest road in Europe

Lee Grantham conquered the 50 kilometre Pico Veleta route in an impressive three hours, 45 minutes and 54 seconds

Time is running out to save 30 abandoned dogs in Granada

Dogs not rehomed before February 28 to be 'sacrificed'

2016: What a year!

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

Dead baby found in rubbish

Street cleaners in Santa Fe, Granada, have found the remains of a new born baby in a waste disposal unit

Junta announces cull of 1,767 natural park deer

Regional government officials have announced a deer cull that will lead to the animals’ extinction in the Sierra de Baza.

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

Poverty has increased in the country despite its solid performance

British woman dies in Granada bungee-jumping accident

The Spanish police is investigating whether the woman was bungee-jumping solo or with a company
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