Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Endangered horses released back into the Spanish wild

Retuerta horses are one of the oldest and rarest breeds in Europe

Aristocrat backs motorway park protest

Lady Leatham is to join the fight against a motorway scheme that will ‘destroy’ the Aracena Natural Park

Money certainly grows on trees in isolated Spanish region of Monegros, which lands 700million El Gordo windfall

In Andalucia, Sevilla continued its winning streak of landing a top prize – while unlucky Huelva, once again, won nothing, writes Jon Clarke

Specsaver’s hunt is on for sexiest spectacle wearer of the year with €1,000 cash up for grabs

The lucky winner will become Specsavers Opticas model of the year

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

Aracena’s wonderful Grutas de las Maravillas

These incredible caves have been open to the public for 100 years

Andalucia’s restaurants are transforming at full pace

Mainstream guides have struggled to keep up

Is there soon to be no missing lynx?

Something in the air as two of the world's most endangered feline give birth while third is expecting

Spanish government commits aid for flood-wrecked areas in Andalucia

Ministers recently voted to give financial support to 'emergency zones' in Malaga, Cadiz and Huelva, which were hit by deluges that left two people dead

Buzzfeed made a ‘how to make Spanish tortilla’ video and Spaniards are furious

The clip soon went viral as Spaniards were just not having it

A walk through Hardy’s Wessex

One of his favourite areas for walking, author Guy Hunter-Watts praises Aracena and, continuing his series of walks for The Olive Press, describes a delightfully leafy circuit easy for all the family starting at Galaroza

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

The dispute has arisen over working times and conditions

Andalucia Day: The best places to celebrate your Andalusian pride

This annual festival celebrates Andalucia's status as an autonomous community

HEAT WARNING: Temperatures to reach into the 40s from Malaga to Sevilla

THIRTY-two provinces across twelve autonomous regions are on alert today for high temperatures. The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) reports that temperatures will reach between 39C...

Four lynx “starve to death” in National Park

EU ignored advice before three cubs and one adult die in Doñana National Park

Most successful Iberian Lynx in breeding programme killed as a result of Huelva fires

The adult female died on Sunday  during the evacuation process

Journey to Mars – via Spain

European Space Agency chooses Andalucia to test equipment for Mars mission

Heavy rainfall on Costa del Sol and warnings of strong coastal winds

Most of the country can expect heavy rainfall for the rest of the day

Bed-ridden Spanish bobbies

Almost the entire police force of an Andalucian town on sick leave in pay dispute

Eating out in the Aracena

You are spoilt for choice with good places to eat in Aracena, discovers Jon Clarke

Million British birds at risk due to Doñana National Park environmental failures

The WWF has issued a warning about the large number of birds as Spain fails to protect one of only two Andalucian national parks

IN PHOTOS: Terrifying images of the Huelva fire, now burning in Doñana National Park

They are still being fought by around 500 firefighters

Spain Government forced to deny ‘unfairly’ slashing funds for Donana National Park

It comes after Andalucia’s PSOE slammed PP leaders for massively reducing Doñana’s state funding from €428,000 in 2016 to just €142,000 this year

Voodoo Curse Threat to Prostitutes

The leaders of a gang that brought Nigerian women to Spain and then forced them into prostitution by threatening them with voodoo curses, have been arrested

BREAKING: Coal company to blame for devastating Huelva fires, investigation finds

The climatic conditions caused the flames to spread with speed

Shield to deploy at Rota naval base

American anti-missile defence to protect against ballistic missiles
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