Saturday, October 20, 2018

60 tourists and residents rescued from roofs and vehicles in Mallorca as island battered again by flash floods

SOME 60 residents and tourists have been rescued from their cars and roofs from flash floods tearing through Mallorca today. It comes just a week...

Man Utd battling to secure long-term deal with Spain’s number one David De Gea

Red Devils chairman Ed Woodward is in talks with De Gea’s agent Jorge Mendes and United manager Jose Mourinho

British expat appeals to find sick dog ‘who is terrified of lightning’ after going missing during storms on Costa...

The timid rescue pup has a severe kidney disease and could face serious health consequences if she eats off the street

GOING GREEN: Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias sparks controversial cannabis debate in Spain

“It’s absurd that you can buy tequila or gin from a supermarket but marijuana is illegal”

RED RISK: Spain and Balearic Islands face extreme torrential rain just one week after 13 tragically died in Mallorca...

THE Eastern coast and the Balearic Islands have been battered by a bout of flooding, just a week after 13 people tragically lost their...

WEATHER WARNING: Andalucia to remain on yellow alert over the weekend

ANDALUCIA is set for yet more dangerous heavy showers this weekend, as AEMET issues further weather alerts. The national met office has activated a yellow...

Probe into partner of missing Scot expat Lisa Brown to be reopened in southern Spain

It comes after a Spanish judge chose to ‘freeze’ the two-and-a-half year investigation into Simon Corner in April

WATCH: Elephants playing in the rain in Spain will be the cutest thing you see today

AS many take shelter to escape the storms and heavy rain engulfing Spain today, this herd of elephants has a different idea. Instead of ducking...

Sightings of ‘tornado’ on Costa del Sol as meteorology experts count more than 4,000 lightning bolts in 24 hours

AEMET has not ruled out the possibility of a tornado which is believed to have flown over a Costa del Sol town today

More yellow warnings across Spain’s Andalucia as towns face flooding

According to AEMET up to 180 litres per square meter will fall over 12 hours

Mystery as British expat’s car stolen by southern Spain’s ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ before being taken on 14,000km roundtrip via...

The carjackers are believed to be linked to drug dealing and people trafficking

Historic victory against timeshare firm in Spain as British couple win hundreds of thousands of euros in damages

A BRITISH couple are celebrating one of the biggest legal victories against a timeshare company in Spain, thanks to a local law firm. Max and...

Spain’s most wanted drug trafficker hands himself in after appearing in reggaeton music video

ONE of Spain's most wanted drug gang leaders has turned himself in today shortly after appearing in a reggaeton music video.  Francisco Tejon, head of...

BREAKING: Body of young boy Arthur Robinson found in Mallorca

Arthur Robinson, aged between four and eight, went missing eight days ago during the floods which ravaged Mallorca

Residents in Spain will have longest life expectancy in world by 2040

Spanish residents are predicted to enjoy an average lifespan of 85.8 years

IN PICS: Richard Gere filming in Sevilla TODAY for upcoming British series

RICHARD Gere has been spotted filming in Sevilla today.  https://twitter.com/SevillaActual/status/1052493563739570176   The Hollywood actor was seen walking around the town of Camas in between takes while taking...

Spain tears down razor wire in Africa to stop injuries to migrants crossing border

Spain is the leading destination for migrants in Europe, with 40,598 arrivals already this year, with Andalucia bearing the brunt of this

Spanish doctors ‘eliminate’ HIV from patient in stem cell transplant trial

SPANISH scientists believe they may have managed to eliminate HIV from a patient using stem cell transplant treatment.  Scientists from the Institute for AIDS Research...

WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival

As the bull smacks down onto the concrete its two back legs snap instantly and the large animal then drags itself helplessly along the street

MISSING: Fears for elderly British expat not seen since flash floods hit inland Malaga

A BRITISH man is believed to be missing from Malaga. https://www.facebook.com/OrgullososDeCoin/posts/2300353899993341   Roger Hanks, 73, has not been seen since flash floods wreaked havoc on Malaga and...

BABYFACED: England’s youngest side since 1959 batter Spain in Sevilla tonight

It is the first time Spain have lost on home soil to England in 29 games, as Gareth Southgate displayed a tactical masterclass using a side whose average age is just 23

WATCH: Spanish riot police open fire at England fans ahead of Nations League match in Sevilla

https://twitter.com/MatheusM633/status/1051588761237241856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1051588761237241856&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.joe.co.uk%2Fsport%2Fengland-fans-seville-police-204219 THIS is the moment England fans were sent running from Spanish riot police ahead of tonight's game in Sevilla.  England supporters vandalised cars during a...

Family of hero mum drowned in Mallorca write heartfelt letter to emergency services as little boy, 5 still missing

Courageous mother, Joana, 40, died after plucking her daughter Ursula from the torrent of water rapidly flooding their vehicle

WATCH: Renfe in racism row after officers ‘target’ and ‘kick’ black man after demanding he show his ticket

https://www.facebook.com/eldiarioes/videos/2220051278231675/   THIS is the moment a black man was 'targeted' by Renfe officers before being violently dragged off the train.  The shocking clip, obtained by El...

WATCH: Mystery as EMU winds up dead after being chased by cops through Spain tourist hotspot

https://twitter.com/Alicantweet/status/1050330267435630593   AN emu has been killed after going on the loose in Barcelona.  The flightless bird was chased by cops through San Cugat on Wednesday afternoon. The...

Six Andalucian villages officially among Spain’s prettiest: how many have you visited?

These beauty spots are included for their history, architecture and culture and show that Andalucia really does have it all
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