Friday, 15 December, 2017

Environment

AT least nine people have died following the outbreak of wildfires in Portugal and Spain over the weekend.  Hundreds of fires, which were made deliberately...

2017 is the third worst year for wildfires this decade destroying thousands of hectares of arable land.

The European Commision have sent a 'final warning' to Spain for failing to comply with EU air pollution levels.

Following last month’s police raid on a long-time hippy colony near Granada, the Olive Press sent Jed Neill to discover whether these New Age...

Category 1 storm is building in the Atlantic approximately 760 miles southwest of the Azores and moving northeast.

Scorched Earth Chill Farm has one of the most eclectic collections of chillis along the Costa del Sol specialising in rare peppers from all around the world.

RESIDENTS on the Canary islands are fearing a volcanic eruption after the Spanish archipelago was hit by more than 40 earthquake tremors in just 48...

Two more earthquakes now bring the total to 50 tremors felt in La Palma since last Saturday putting emergency services on high alert.

A HUGE alligator fish that's native to North America has been founding lurking on the Costa del Sol. The creature, called an Alligator Gar, was found...

  THE Harvest Moon will shine bright tomorrow night. This full moon, which is also known as the Blood Moon or Hunter's Moon, guided hunters ahead...

A RUSSIAN teenager has been arrested over the fire the erupted on the La Concha in Marbella over the weekend. Some 5.9 hectares of forest...

A FOREST fire has been declared in Marbella.  The blaze is believed to have erupted within the last hour on the La Concha in the...

SPAIN'S autumn will be warmer than usual this year.  It comes after a scorching summer which saw temperature records broken in Madrid and Andalucia as...

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a huge blaze that has erupted in Ronda. The flames on the edge of the Sierra de las Nieves natural park is...

Nine British schoolchildren have been taken to hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in northern Spain.

The historic 100-year-old farmhouse, one of the last left between Fuengirola and Mijas, is set to lose its listed status.

Over 30% of all the grapes picked in Jerez’s wine harvest are being picked at night to avoid the worse of the seasonal heat.

As I get older and wiser (and that's an oxymoron in itself) that I no longer look forward to the annual influx of party hungry tourists that I did as a younger and much, much wilder twentysomething, writes Giles Brown

Fuengirola Bioparc's new addition is the first golden-cheeked gibbon to be born in Spain, and the latest to be born on the continent

DOZENS of expats have been left without water in stifling conditions for almost a MONTH. The residents in Colmenar, in the Axarquia, have been forced...

AN embattled Costa del Sol charity is pleading for help after seeing its donations dwindle. Marbella's Triple A sanctuary, which is home to more than...

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET is warning of the possibility heavy rainfall in Malaga and across Spain from next week. Aemet issued a national warning of...

The stranded creature was separated from its mother and spotted by a group of camera wielding tourists who snapped photos of it

The elderly, sick and in particular the poor will be biggest hit

It's been cited as the worst to hit Europe since 2003

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...

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