Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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...

Spain officially the world leader in organ transplants after another record-breaking year

SPAIN is officially the world leader in organ transplants. There were 5,259 transplants carried out in the country last year, breaking the 2016 record of...

Companies facing fines for forcing models to work in freezing conditions in Barcelona

The UGT claim the skimpy outfits constitute sexual discrimination and have filed suit against the companies with the Catalan government’s labour inspectorate.

Pioneering laws for Andalucia restaurants as region wages war on obesity

NEW laws have come into effect this week in a bid to tackle Andalucia's growing obesity problem.  The region, with 16.6% of adults and almost...

Brother and sister found dead in southern Spain home had been rotting for at least a month

GUARDIA Civil are investigating the death of a brother and sister who were rotting alone in their home for four weeks. The siblings, who lived...

Hundreds of extra staff called in to battle flu epidemic in southern Spain

ALMOST 500 extra staff have been call in to tackle this year's flu epidemic in southern Spain. The last week of 2017 saw more than...

French dairy company linked to Salmonella outbreak across Europe

The company distributed the product to 12 countries in the EU, have blamed an evaporation tower used for drying as the source of the contamination.

Spanish prisoner wakes up in morgue after THREE doctors declared him dead

A PRISONER has woken up in a Spanish morgue after being pronounced dead by at least three doctors.  Gonzalo Montoya Jimenez, who was serving time...

‘Fat’ Spanish soldiers told to lose weight or face being kicked out the force

Soldiers in Spain’s elite fighting force have been told to shed the weight amid concerns their bellies will tarnish the reputation of the Legion.

Energy Nordic: The electricity supplier that lets you make a difference

The company, which boasts a central location in Fuengirola, provides 100% green electricity Spain-wide, and is here to take the confusion out of selecting an electricity plan, also supplying you with easy-to-read electricity bills.
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