Monday, December 17, 2018

Dog in Spain camps outside hospital as owner recovers from operation

She refused to be dragged away from the hospital doors

VIDEO: Huge shark terrifies tourists in Spanish holiday resort

Onlookers captured the predator on their phones

Endangered imperial eagles benefit from safer electricity pylons in Spain

Good news for bird of prey as pylons throughout Donana National Park made completely safe to land on

Axarquia launches sewage works project

Work has already begun at sewage plants in Algorrobo and Rincon de la Victoria

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.  

When the heavens opened: How 48 hours of torrential rain left the Costa del Sol a disaster zone

Clean up operation gets underway after millions of flood damage leaves Costa del Sol battered

Feathered migrants arrive for winter

Winter birds to look out for

Worth its weight in gold

Clive Muir and Sue Eatock investigate the carob tree, whose seeds are valued by jewellers and goldsmiths

Red pandas arrive at Fuengirola’s Bioparc

The species has been labelled as in danger of extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature after 50% of its global population was reduced in the last 20 years

DROP OF COMMON SENSE: Are humans to blame for the floods that have ravaged Spain’s Costa del Sol?

Heavy rainfall is not a recent phenomenon, but Mediterranean sea warming and building in the wrong places is adding to the recent flooding problems, writes Harry Ward

Easy does it with new variety of poinsettia

One of the new varieties is much easier to grow than existing counterparts

Agave a day…

… helps us work, rest and play claims prickly BOB MADDOX, who takes a peek at one of Andalucía’s most iconic plants

ORANGE ALERT: Balearics and Andalucia on standby for strong winds and rain tomorrow while snow predicted across Spain

AT RISK: AEMET'S map of Spain showing the Balearics and parts of Andalucia on orange alert tomorrow SPAIN'S...

Cave drawings some 14,500 years old found in Spain

They have been described by experts as the 'most spectacular' in the Iberian peninsula

Poisoned bait leads to vulture and lynx deaths

Rare animals “deliberately killed” by farmers

Andalucia’s lakes granted wildlife protection

The Junta has declared Las Lagunas de Campillos y de La Ratosa near Antequera special conservation zones, due to the important wildlife habitats they provide

45,000 sign petition to protect bull from appearing in Madrid opera

The bull’s owner earns about €5,000 per showing

Myleene Klass looks stunning while surfing on Portuguese coast near Algarve

The former Hear’Say singer famously took to the showers during her time in the jungle on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here.

Birds eye view on the Costa del Sol

Downtown Duquesa a birdwatcher’s paradise as tourists spots over 3,000 from his rooftop terrace

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

Writes Ashley from andaluciancyclingexperience

The Christmas season is the time to pat ourselves on the back

If you are an autonomo, you will also know that is the time that you have to get in any monies owed before Christmas.

New zipline opens in Casares for thrillseekers and naturalists alike

The newly opened ride runs for 300 metres at a height of 80 metres, taking 30 seconds to complete.

Killer caterpillars on the up in the Axarquia

English expat urges dog owners to be vigilant after his rottweiler died in agony from processionary caterpillar poisoning

Cold front bringing snow, high winds and heavy rain to Spain

Temperatures have plummeted across the country

Freeing the willies!

THE stretch of water between Barcelona and the Balearics, known as the Mediterranean Whale Migration Corridor, will be declared a Marine Protected Area. In a...

Hunting licence renewals drop in Spain and Andalucia

A total of 2,936 permisos in the region lapsed without renewal in 2016, much higher than in Madrid (1,803) and Cataluña (1,423), the other top regions with fewest renewals
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