Monday, July 23, 2018

UK among most unhealthy countries to raise child in Western world, new study finds

The British have one of the lowest breastfeeding rates and among the highest obesity rates

Doctor called in to help podgy population lose weight in a Spanish town

A SPANISH town is full of so many fat people that a doctor has been drafted in to help them shed the weight. Naron...

Flu pandemic in Spain leads to rising death toll

THE number of people in Spain who have died from the flu has risen dramatically. In what is proving to be the deadliest season of...

Spanish hospitals charging tourists double for care in Barcelona

Shockingly, not even the Hospital de Sant Pau (pictured) know what they are charging the ICPA, which could be in the millions.

Walking Can Help You Reduce Your Hospital Readmission Rate for Cancer: Here’s How

Cancer is difficult to recover from. Aggressive forms of cancer like mesothelioma can make you feel fatigued all the time. It can be tempting...

WINTER IS COMING: So you better wrap up or face the cold

It even snowed on the beach in Barcelona and I’m surprised that Carles Puigdemont didn’t blame that as some sort of underhand tactic by Madrid, ‘freezing out’ an independent Catalunya.

Madrid’s firefighters go green to reduce pollution in the city

It is estimated the move will save €18,000 and reduce emissions by 50 tonnes while the total cost of the fleet came in at €660,000.

Sierra de las Nieves moves one step closer to becoming national park

The park is home to the largest population of Spanish firs in Andalusia and more than 150 species of birds.

WATCH: Drunk Spanish man rides a donkey through village in Caceres

Bernabé the donkey, was forced through the packed, cobbled streets of the village while throngs of people surrounded the animal.

Girl, 10, dies from suspected meningitis in Andalucia, the region’s second death from the disease in under a month

  A 10-YEAR-OLD girl has died from suspected meningitis in Andalucia. The young girl died at the SAS hospital in Jerez, Cadiz, and if confirmed, she...

Man in Spain rescued after spending eight days trapped in snow-covered hut

But the snow meant officers had to ski down to the hut because it was too thick to land nearby to rescue the stranded man.  

Balearic Islands propose limiting the number of cars to cope with tourism

Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes.

Malaga Football Club players have residence fumigated after scabies outbreak

A RESIDENCE housing Malaga FC players has been fumigated following an outbreak of scabies.  At least two students in the Andalucian Residence, on Calle Julio...

Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Seven Spanish traditions of extreme animal torture that MUST be stopped

Below we have rounded up seven of the country’s most sickening practices which must be stopped.

Cocaine seizures in Spain more than double in just ONE year

This is an incredible 40% of all cocaine captured in Europe, the interior ministry revealed.

Alicante hospital employee takes year-long sick leave on 15 different occasions

His story came to light after it was revealed he had been on sick leave for over 4,000 days between 2001 and 2006.

World’s oldest man dies in Spanish village where he lived all his life

His secret to reaching the grand old age of 113 was "to work hard. To not be weak and stay in the house."

Hepatitis A infects at least 38 people from Palma restaurant

HEPATITIS A has affected at least 38 people from an outbreak in a Palma restaurant. The first two cases were reported in mid-December, both...

Why buying a bike is the only resolution worth investing in for the New Year

Writes Ashley from Andalucian Cycling Experience

Appeal launched to get British expat mother life-saving cancer treatment

AN appeal has been launched to get a much-loved expat life-saving cancer treatment.   Louise Metherell, 51, from Portsmouth, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma at Christmas...

ON YOUR BIKE: Why you should discover the White Villages of Andalucia by bike

Writes Ashley from andaluciancyclingexperience

Malaga’s central hospital draws up refurbishment plans to improve ailing reputation

Under the plans, the hospital hopes to carry out the work in three stages to minimise disruption and have put aside €2.5 million for the works.

Spaniard Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova share first pictures of newborn twins

Enrique was the first to post, writing 'My Sunshine' as he snuggled into one of the babies, while Anna, 36, used the same caption as she kissed the other.

Thousands of fake toys pulled from being sold for health and safety reasons

MORE than 3,200 toys have been withdrawn from sale by the Guardia Civil following concerns for safety. The toys, mainly sold in low-cost bazaars,...

Three-year-old toddler dies from meningitis in Malaga

A THREE-year-old child has died from meningitis in Malaga. The young boy succumbed to the disease in Archidona, with residents said to be devastated. Everyone who...
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