Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Spain vows to prioritise transition to renewable energy

SPAIN’S new government has vowed to prioritise its green policy during a meeting in Brussels. Teresa Ribera, the new environment minister, announced that ‘Spain...

BUG OFF: How to keep cockroaches OUT of your home or business

To make sure you're not sleeping with one eye open at night, follow our guide below

FINALLY: Temperatures to pass 30C on Spain’s Costa del Sol THIS WEEK with a SIZZLING weekend forecast

Estepona and Manilva will both see the mercury hit 31C on Saturday and a blistering 34C on Sunday

Formentor will ban cars for two months around the lighthouse

ONE of the island’s infamous accident blackspots is to be remedied this summer. In a sensible scheme, drivers will be banned from entering the Formentor...

THEY’RE COMING: There will be an ‘invasion’ of cockroaches in southern Spain this summer

It blamed the predicted proliferation on a combination of heavy rains throughout the spring and the steep increase in temperatures forecast in the summer

Sierra de las Nieves could have National Park status by 2019

MALAGA’S  Sierra de las Nieves natural park could have National Park status by 2019. Isabel García Tejerina, Spain’s Minister of Agriculture and Fishing, Food and...

Branson embraces Balearic life while Necker Island is rebuilt

WITH his usual residence on the British Virgin Islands uninhabitable, Richard Branson has revealed how his estate in Son Bunyola has become a more...

Thousands in Spain switch to green energy supplier Energy Nordic

 Customers receive green energy at a great price all backed by English speaking customer service

EXCLUSIVE: Mijas town hall ‘walks back promise’ to better protect donkeys after tourists ‘leave town crying’

Frizell claims he has received death threats for generating bad publicity

Rain for southern Spain as northern Europe to bask in 30C temperatures

HEAT will build across northern Europe this weekend while southern Spain will have less than average temperatures and rain.  According to the Weather Channel, high...

Spanish nuclear power plants have to stay in use for forty more years says leading energy chief

NUCLEAR power stations in Spain must remain active for another decade at least if the country wants to fulfill its obligations under the Paris...

British filmmaker pleas for expats’ help in documentary on abandoned dogs in Spain’s Andalucia

A BRITISH filmmaker is creating a documentary about abandoned dogs in Andalucia and he needs your help. Londoner Paul Murphy was compelled to make the...

Spain wages war on wet wipes

SPAIN is waging war on wet wipes … or, rather, the practice of flushing them down the loo. A call by the Grupo Parlamentario Vasco...

CUTE ALERT: First look at newborn endangered Iberian Lynx cubs in Andalucia

The cute cubs, which are the world’s most endangered feline species, have passed their first health check-up at Jerez Zoo

WATCH: Huge ‘shark’ spotted on Costa del Sol beach

THIS is the alleged moment a huge ‘shark’ came close to the shores of a Costa del Sol beach. https://www.facebook.com/lacepaplaya/videos/1848114168586315/ The video was reportedly filmed today...

Read all about it! Plaques to explain benefits of tourist tax

A SERIES of brochures and plaques are to go up highlighting the good work of the Balearic tourist tax. The plaques are to be erected...

Spain takes top spot for boasting best beaches in the world

The country has broken global records by holding a whopping 590 blue flags for the quality of its sandy shores

Marbella expat confirms Barack Obama as guest speaker at leading climate change conference

Wine expert, Pancho Campo, has secured the 44th President of the U.S. for this summer’s high profile Climate Change Leadership Porto Summit

Potential animal mass grave unearthed in southern Spain after dogs found tortured and dumped in reservoir

DEVASTATED dog owners have found four of their pets mutilated in a stagnant water reservoir.  The heartbreaking discovery came after the dogs went missing over...

School evacuated as earthquake in Gaucin is felt in Malaga and Cadiz

The quake was felt in Gaucin, Ronda and parts of Cadiz

Protected Posidonia grasslands to receive million Euro funding

THE MINISTRY of Environment has agreed to give almost €2 million in funding to the Balearic Institute of Nature (Ibanat) to control and protect...

WATCH: Incredible footage of last night’s lightning on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THIS is the moment last night's lightning was captured on film on the Costa del Sol.  https://www.facebook.com/PcivilEstepona/videos/1807958095890880/ Yellow warnings had to be issued by weather agency...

Spain government grants €35 million to repair Andalucia beaches after storm damage

ANDALUCIA has been granted €35,670,000 by Madrid to clean up its beaches. It comes after the likes of Storm Emma left the coastline from Huelva...

More than 1,000 pigs drown in Spain after farm owners refuse to evacuate animals following flood warnings (WARNING: DISTRESSING...

MORE than 1,000 pigs have drowned in Spain after being locked in their pens during a flood.  https://twitter.com/PartidoPACMA/status/986267520591122434 Shocking footage shared by animal rights group PACMA...

Isolated case of ‘olive tree ebola’ bacteria found in Andalucia

The bacteria, Xylella fastidiosa, was found in three decorative plants in a garden centre in Almeria but officials insist it is a one-off case

Euthanasia of healthy animals at rescue shelters to be banned in Costa del Sol town

It comes after local support groups put forward the proposal to Estepona town hall in a bid to protect healthy domestic animals
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