Thursday, December 12, 2019

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

Giant electricity pylons rampaging across the valley vista in Sierra Nevada

WHEN alternative therapist Adrian Wynter rebuilt a cortijo in the Alpujarras mountains, he spared no expense on the design. Bedrooms were rewired to hide...

Celebrities join thousands of expats and locals battling ‘ugly’ and ‘devastating’ electricity pylons planned for Granada’s iconic Lecrin Valley...

The Di No A Las Torres (Say No To The Towers) group argues high voltage towers would have a ‘devastating effect’ on tourism and agriculture, as well as health

NARCO WARS: Thousands arrested and hundreds of tonnes of drugs seized in Andalucia last year as battle between mafias...

The results came in what was one of the bloodiest years on the Costa del Sol in terms of mafia activity

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

WATCH: Aircraft and dozens of firefighters called to huge forest fire in Spain’s Andalucia

The flames broke out at around 11.10am this morning with the cause of the blaze unknown

‘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

Rio Sport is at the very peak of ski technology in the Sierra Nevada

THE Sanchez del Rio family have been working on the slopes for well over five decades. First in Australia and more recently in Spain their...

Learn the slopes with Sierra Nevada’s dedicated English ski school

WANT to find the cream of British skiing talent in the Sierra Nevada? Well look no further than seminal Crescendo bar at the foot...

The Sierra Nevada is fast becoming a natural haven for Spain’s top snowboarders

LOCALS boast of its cream snow. So it is no wonder the Sierra Nevada is a Mecca for thrill-seeking snowboarders, who come in their...

Alpine dreaming! Where to stay in the Sierra Nevada

IT is hard to describe Pradollano as an authentic mountain village. But, with a metre of snow on the ground and the sun finally out,...

Family friendly skiing for all ages in the Sierra Nevada

THERE are not many inches of the Sierra Nevada that Luis Casanova and partner Jesus Fernandez don’t know. Be it hiking, biking, cross country...

The Sierra Nevada is becoming one of Andalucia’s best places to eat

AT least two kings of Spain have eaten at Javier and Luis’s seminal restaurant Tito Luigi in the heart of Pradollano. Take a look on...

World champion Jet Skier David Selles has set up on the slopes at Sierra Nevada

HAVING whizzed around the world as a professional jet skier David Selles has slid onto the Sierra Nevada slopes with an exciting new business. The...

Santa Claus arrives on the slopes at Sierra Nevada

Santa Claus opens the holidays at Sierra Nevada skiing down the illuminated track of El Rio accompanied by 20 of his festive expert skiers. Dozens...

Never too old to ski in the Sierra Nevada

THEY have been coming to the Sierra Nevada for decades from their home in Almeria. And, best of all, retired expats Martin and Brenda Carney,...

Costa Del Ski – Exploring the slopes in southern Europe’s top skiing resort

WHILE it's foggy in the Pyrenees and they're shivering in the Alps, I'm taking the sun near the top of Spain's second highest mountain. It's...

Spain’s Andalucia among top 20 global travel destinations for Airbnb customers

POPULAR: Andalucia is one of the top 20 most visited destinations by Airbnb customers ANDALUCIA is among the...

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

ROCKY ROAD: Drivers in Spain’s Andalucia narrowly escape falling five-tonne boulder

With a history of rock falls in the area the mayor took no chances in sealing off the highway ahead of heavy rain forecasts

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

Fears for Granada’s pioneering caviar industry after flash floods ‘destroyed everything in 15 minutes’

The Rio Frio region has been producing caviar since 1955 and includes luxury brands like Beluga

INCREDIBLE SCENES: Cars washed away in Andalucia floods

HEAVY rains have caused devastating damage in the small village of RioFrio Granada in the Loja district of Andalucia. Famous for it's fish farms and...
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