Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Dancing bear spotted at Murcia medieval market

This is the first known sighting of a performing bear in Spain since 2007

Andalucia’s Angel Leon crowned European Chef of the Year

The 39-year-old Jerezano wowed judges with his ‘edible light’ project

Europeans are overfishing sharks, warn conservationists

Oceana Europe have warned demand for omega-3 is causing an increase in overfishing of sharks

New athletic track in Estepona hopes to be Andalucia’s go-to sporting site

The site, covering 34,132 square metres, will feature an athletics track, football pitch and a half-pitch for seven-a-side, a BMX track, and an underground car park for a thousand cars.

Second bison found decapitated on protected reserve in Spain

It is believed the animals' heads may have been removed to sell as trophies

Stern Review – The Economic Truth

When an e-mail arrived from The Climate Project team in Nashville, a tingle went down my spine. I had a feeling my life was about to change. Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States, had offered me a place on his Climate Project programme

British expat launches appeal to unplug WiFi in her town

She was diagnosed with electromagnetic sensitivity four years ago

Spanish energy giant Abengoa looks on course for restructuring plan

Bosses claim the new restructuring plan has received the backing of ‘at least 75%’ of its creditors

Dinosaur footprint uncovered in Spain

Researchers in the region have taken the print for further examination

British expats save wild cats from poisoning in Malaga

Mayor Rafael Torrubia has granted sanctuary to the cats

Spanish government says it should do more to reduce impact on global warming

Maria Garcia expects Spain to meet its target of reducing emissions by 26% before 2030, but said Spain must do more

Pigeons in Barcelona to be put on birth control pill

Officials in Barcelona are testing a contraceptive pill to prevent the 85,000-strong population of city pigeons from expanding

Endangered golden-cheeked gibbon born in BIOPARC Fuengirola

There are less than 25,000 left in the wild

“Southern Europe sees the Green Party as a curb on development”

Leader of Andalucía Greens steps down after poor municipal election showing

Key players accused of lying in the Los Frailes mine case in Sevilla

Following a corruption investigation, the judge in charge of the mine case in Aznalcollar has called in seven officials over pervasion of justice

MUCH longer Marbella lifeguard season after drownings and Olive Press campaign

Lifeguards will be on the beaches full time from March 20 this year until the end of September

Forest fire erupts on Spain’s Costa del Sol

UPDATE: The fire is believed to have been brought under control  A FOREST fire has broken out on the Costa del Sol.  Expats and locals have...

Ronda Town Hall supports revival of doomed Los Merinos golf project

The Los Merinos project, struck down by Spanish courts in March, shows signs of revival

Andalucia’s historical dune gardens on verge of disappearing

Coastal allotments will disappear completely within two years if more is not done to preserve them warns academic Ruben Sanchez

Rain and STORMS forecast for Malaga and Spain’s Costa del Sol THIS WEEKEND

RAIN and storms have been forecast for Malaga this weekend with a yellow warning for Saturday.  According to weather agency AEMET, the worst hit areas...

Goat herder charged with seven counts of arson on Costa del Sol

A 46-year-old herder stands accused of burning 86 hectares of forest land in the last decade

Hottest ever May on record for Spain with temperatures hitting 42.9 degrees centigrade

Three recent deaths in Spain have been put down to soaring temperatures

International ‘clean up the seas’ mission reaches Andalucia

The Ocean Crusader mission to clean up the world’s seas has launched its Spanish leg of the world tour in Almeria
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