Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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.

Mallorca’s first protected wetlands celebrates anniversary with demands for improvements

AS Mallorca's S'Albufera natural park celebrated its 30th anniversary, the GOB demands 'more commitment' and a 'critical analysis' of the park's situation. The park, which...

IN PICS: Epic battle between two male goats in Spain sees one plunge to its death

THIS is the moment two mountain goats in Spain locked horns before one plunged to its death.  The two Spanish ibex were pictured by 53-year-old...

Spanish-speaking woman’s missing dog sparks race row as people call for Spain to change its word for ‘black’

A HISPANIC woman's missing dog has sparked a race row on social media.  Rebecca Macias was dubbed 'racist' by Twitter users after she plead for...

Rocky mounds in Balearics threaten biodiversity along the coast

Some say the mounds have mystical qualities, channelling energy from visitors but with tourism figures reaching new heights, the problem shows no sign of abating.

FAMILY AFFAIR: Hikers must now apply for permit to access Ternelles finca

ONLY pre-registered visitors will be allowed access to Ternelles finca following a new ruling in the ongoing dispute between Pollensa town hall and the...

Discovering Andalucia’s rocky roads on your doorstep

There is nothing I like more than getting out on my mountain bike and exploring the stunningly beautiful Andalucian countryside, writes Ashley Higgins

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.

Bilbao is all hooked up to be the world’s internet hub

Today, there are over 420 submarine cables in service around the world, stretching a length of over 700,000 miles.

Massive collection of stuffed African animals recovered by joint-task force in Mallorca

A MAN has been arrested for trying to sell an incredible number of African hunting ‘trophies’ in Mallorca. In one of the largest seizures of...

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.

University of Salamanca voted second most beautiful in Europe

Among the attributes of Salamanca’s university, which was opened in 1134, THE noted that the college library had a special attraction to help students.

Junta drafts up plans to overhaul transport network along Costa del Sol

The draft plan called Plan de Ordenación del Territorio (POT), is part of a 20-year scheme to ease mobility along the coast and is more than 200 pages long.

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."

Tomorrow’s Super Blue Blood Moon in Spain only occurs every 150 years

The second supermoon of the year will take place on Wednesday in a rare Lunar Trifecta that will not occur for another 150 years. The...

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

Writes Ashley from Andalucian Cycling Experience

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

Writes Ashley from andaluciancyclingexperience

Farmers sign petition to protest destruction of healthy olive and almond trees in Alicante

The farmers, part of The Platform for those Affected by Xylella fastidiosa (AXFA), say current eradication plans mark the ‘beginning of the end of our forests, and of our people’.

Protest to save San Pedro trees from destruction starts tonight

A group on Facebook are now planning a protest asking for people to get involved to stop the destruction. 

BLOOMING HECK! Almond blossom season returns in Mallorca

FROM the end of January through the middle of February is a special time in the Mallorca countryside as the hills are washed white...

FINDING El DORADO: Sunken Spanish treasures waiting to be found off the coast

Divers from the Guardia Civil’s underwater team also found a pottery jar from 3BC, potentially worth millions, commenting: ‘It is very likely that there are still some gems out there just waiting to be discovered.’  

Madrid mayor sets out ambitious plan to turn capital into green city

The plan is called Plan A, ‘because there is no plan b’, according to mayor of the capital Manuela Carmena.

Are cars built in Spain soon to be driven by brain waves?

Japanese car maker Nissan, that has a factory in Barcelona and Avila, is currently developing ‘brain-to-vehicle technology’ and premiered the concept at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Body of newborn baby found inside bag at recycling plant in Granada

Reportedly, between the ages of eight or nine months, the lifeless body was found inside a bag by workers at the plant in Alhendin. 
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