Saturday, December 15, 2018

ELECTION SHOCKER: Spain’s far-right party Vox win first ever seats in Andalucia as PSOE decimated

It is the first time a far-right Spanish political party has gained seats in a regional election since 1975, when General Franco's death brought the return of democracy

MUST READ: First look at Andalucia recipe book by famed British food writer Fiona Dunlop

"I breathe for Málaga…. for Cádiz, for Alcalá de los Gazules, for what is intimately Andaluz." Federico García Lorca, 1924

OLIVE WATCHERS: Spain’s Civil Guard to make surprise visits to olive oil factories after weigh-in controversies

It will serve to dispel doubts that have always existed on the part of farmers who are going to weigh their fruit after a hard day of harvesting

15 lesser known ancient ruins that are a must-see in Andalucia and the Costa del Sol in Spain

What are your favourite little known Moorish and Roman sites in Spain?

Spain announces its latest ‘most beautiful villages’ – and four of them are in Andalucia

SPAIN has added 11 new villages to its official 'Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de España' list.  The picturesque additions will become part of the government...

Spain sees more UK expats than the UK sees Spanish

DATA from the Office for National Statistics show that Spain sees over three times more British expats than the U.K. sees Spanish expats. The...

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...

Almeria and Mijas town halls the ‘least transparent’ in Spain, new study finds

While Almería and Telde have maintained their low level in the annual ranking, Mijas has plummeted

RED ALERT: Southern Spain bakes with record high temperatures expected to near 50C

The weather has been described as 'genuinely extreme' by the AEMET state meteorology service.

Heat warnings for Andalucia as temperatures to soar into the 40s

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has issued a weather warning for wednesday as temperatures in Andalucia are expected to reach above 40C.  An orange alert has...

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...

Costa del Sol property firm will give you a FREE car with your property purchase

The promotion will end on 30th June 2017 and applies to properties priced €180,000 and above

British expat urges Spanish police to speak more English

His appeal comes after he was randomly asked to act as an interpreter in crime cases TWICE in two days

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

WARNING: Malaga hit by Andalucia-wide food poisoning outbreak due to contaminated tuna

Consumers have been affected in Malaga, Cordoba, Granada, Jaen and Sevilla

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

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
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