Thursday, June 20, 2019

Girl of THREE among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted as Guardia Civil arrests Alicante-based trafficking gang

A GIRL aged three was among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted by boat when Guardia Civil arrested an Alicante-based trafficking gang this week.

FIGHT THE POWER: Olive Press launches campaign to stop network of 352 pylons ‘destroying’ Andalucia’s Lecrin Valley and Alpujarras

Thousands of people are affected and the proposed route, which begins in Conchar in the west and ends at Benahadux in the east, was approved back in 2015

DON’T LEAF US THIS WAY: Brexit striking fear into hearts of ‘terrified’ farmers in Spain’s Andalucia

Scores of other Spanish growers export their watermelons, cucumbers and lettuces to UK giants like Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer while northern Europe freezes in the winter

DID YOU FEEL IT? Spain’s Andalucia shaken by 3.6 magnitude earthquake

Earthquakes in the province are fairly common and are usually not above magnitude 4

Temperatures plummet as Spain on snow ALERT and 90km/h winds BATTER Andalucia

Parts of Almeria and Granada could see 90km/h winds, while Ronda in Malaga is on yellow alert for winds reaching 70km/h

Flu EPIDEMIC that killed 12 hits Andalucia but peak will be less than previous years

Malaga is below the Andalucian average of 264 cases per 100,000

‘EXTREME RISK’: Balearic Islands to be hit by 8-metre waves tomorrow while orange warnings in place on Costa del...

The most extreme of the coastal weather will begin from 10:00 on Thursday and is set to last until 16:00

Malaga restaurant named 10th best in Spain as Andalucia dominates top 100

Malaga has six eateries in Spain’s top 100, according to ElTenedor

After Lavapies was crowned Spain’s coolest neighbourhood here are the top 10 other hip hoods worth a visit

EVERY city in Spain has its colourful neighbourhoods whose rhythms move according to the culture and customs of their inhabitants.

ELECTION SHOCKER: Spain’s far-right party Vox win first ever seats in Andalucia as PSOE decimated

It is the first time a far-right Spanish political party has gained seats in a regional election since 1975, when General Franco's death brought the return of democracy

Game of Thrones company shoot new 10-part Netflix series on Costa del Sol

Based on the supernatural manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, the show’s plot scenarios will also be set in Andalucia

Axe falls on Spain’s long-running expat newspapers Round Town News (RTN) and Sol Times

Both publications were taken over by the Euro Weekly News Media Group, last year, however initial plans to make the newspapers profitable backfired

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on amazon.es at the end of November

Five arrested in Spain’s Andalucia as police bust ‘black magic’ prostitution ring that held 22 women captive

Voodoo or black magic was used to intimidate the women if they refused to have sex and their captors would also fine them €50

WATCH: Fireball shoots across sky over Andalucia

The fragment extinguished around 63 kilometers above the municipality of Pueblo Blanco in Almeria

MUST READ: First look at Andalucia recipe book by famed British food writer Fiona Dunlop

"I breathe for Málaga…. for Cádiz, for Alcalá de los Gazules, for what is intimately Andaluz." Federico García Lorca, 1924

Expats on Costa del Sol raise funds to help homeless pensioner get back on his feet

'It’s really opened both of our eyes over the past few days and it makes you appreciate the little things'

Tourist ‘gassed to death’ in Andalucia hotel as more than 80 evacuated

More than 80 guests were evacuated from Calle Mar Egeo

Andalucian town hall still to fix leaking sewage pipe after NINE years

EXPATS are demanding action after years of raw sewage leaking into a stream just metres from their homes.Colin Evans, 67, has been in...

Andalucian city hoping to win Spanish ‘Gastronomic Capital’ title

The city of Almeria is vying for the title of Spanish Gastronomic Capital 2019 by promoting its tradition of tapas.Signing an agreement to build...

British expats are not registering on the padron and Costa del Sol towns are worried

COSTA del Sol towns popular with British expats are concerned at the rising number of unregistered residents. It comes after new figures revealed at least...

Spanish man jailed for sexually abusing cousin in Andalucia after plying her with drugs

A 36-year-old Spanish man who sexually abused his cousin while she was unconscious has been sentenced to five years in prison.   The offence, dating back...

Government spends fortune on new treatment plant in Almeria

The small towns of Bajo Andarax and El Bobar will have new plant to help cater for the growing population of Almeria and help solve water shortages.

INDIAN SUMMER: Spain’s autumn to be warmer than usual and with less rainfall, particularly in Andalucia

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...

HARD ON DRUGS: Cops find HUGE illegal viagra haul as 4.5 MILLION counterfeit drugs seized across Spain in...

GUARDIA Civil have busted more than FOUR AND A HALF MILLION counterfeit pills including viagra, slimming aids and muscle enhancers. The huge operation against drug...

One in four flights cancelled by Ryanair affect a Spanish airport, airline to lose tens of millions in profits

A QUARTER of all flights cancelled by Ryanair will affect a Spanish airport. It comes after the budget airline published a definitive list of flights...
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