Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Bus to connect two cities in Spain’s Andalucia

Huelva and Cadiz will be connected on Friday by a new bus service in a reduced time of two and a quarter hours

WATCH: Hollywood style car chase ends in dramatic crash before police circle car with guns pointing at driver in...

THIS is the dramatic moment a high-speed car chase between police and a suspect was captured in Andalucia.  The dashboard cam of another driver records...

WATCH: Flash floods and landslides as Storm Elsa batters Spain’s Andalucia

STORM Elsa officially arrived to Spain's Andalucia late last night.  Strong winds and rains have been battering Huelva province since midnight with more than 30...

WARNING: Rising sea levels will put coasts of Spain’s Andalucia at risk of devastating floods EVERY YEAR from 2050...

Researchers from Climate Central spent three years studying the effects of rising seas due to climate change and human activity

Man living in Spain’s Andalucia for 15 years denied citizenship for ‘inability to read and write Spanish’ and ‘not...

“Not only has he difficulty expressing himself in the official language of the State but he does not know how to read or write in it”

14 suspected smugglers arrested in a string of drug busts across Spain’s Andalucia as 11 tonnes of hash seized

Guardia Civil seized 10 drug smuggling boats and seven vehicles as part of operations along the coast of Huelva, Cadiz and Malaga

TO BOLDLY STOW: Six British people arrested with tonne of cocaine on Spanish boat named ‘Bold’

A gang of six UK drugs traffickers have been arrested by Spanish and British police

WATCH: Shocking moment street seller stabs police chief on beach in front of tourists in Spain’s Andalucia

Other officers and a holidaymaker then pounced on the man, before he was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Police seize bumbags, football shirts and Calvin Klein underpants in huge fake clothes bust in Spain’s Andalucia

“When summer arrives sales without licenses increase and that is when we are more attentive because of the fraud that can occur”

REVEALED: Which Andalucian province saw a 56% boom in property sales while Costa del Sol, Alicante and Balearics suffered...

It comes after the Andalucian region saw a 26% year-on-year increase in property purchases in January and a 15% boost in sales for the whole of 2018 - almost double the Costa del Sol’s 8% increase last year

Two arrested in Spain’s Andalucia over violent drug deaths after bodies dumped down well and car burnt out

Autopsies are currently taking place on the corpses, while both those arrested are giving statements

International experts unlock secrets of ancient ‘Stonehenge’ in southern Spain

Experts have also found eight human remains in the monument, which has been dated back to the 4th millennium BC

Andalucia bird sanctuary under threat from drought and wild boars

FOWL PLAY: Greater flamingos in Coto Donana National Park, which is threatened by drought THOUSANDS of waterfowl are...

Andalucia fruit farmers berry concerned as less than 1,000 locals apply for some 23,000 job vacancies, despite huge unemployment...

The work is mostly carried out by Moroccan women who work at least 39 hours per week, and sometimes 10 hours more

FALLING FOWL: Management crisis puts Andalucia bird sanctuary under threat from drought and wild boar

Donana National Park is Europe's most important wetland, but some birds are at serious risk of extinction

Police free pregnant teen sold by parents for €8,000 to Romanian family in Spain’s Andalucia

SICKENING: Huelva's Penitentiary Centre, where the family who human trafficked their daughter were held POLICE have freed a...

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

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

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

HAM HUNT: In search of the world’s best jamón in Spain’s Andalucia

The town of Jabugo is home to one of the oldest curing cellars of jamón, Spain's finest delicacy

Immigrant workers are ‘sexually abused and exploited’ at strawberry-picking farms in Spain’s Andalucia

There have been repeated reports of labour and sexual exploitation in Huelva's strawberry fields for years

Moroccans, Romanians being recruited to fill thousands of fruit-picking positions in Andalucia despite high unemployment rate

ANDALUCIA farms are having to recruit Moroccans and Romanians to fill tens of thousands of positions due to a lack of Spanish applications.  It comes...

Spain announces its latest ‘most beautiful villages’ – and four of them are in Andalucia

SPAIN has added 11 new villages to its official 'Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de España' list.  The picturesque additions will become part of the government...

Andalucia Junta under Susana Diaz has only recovered 0.5% of almost €1 billion stolen in ERE corruption scandal

SUSANA Diaz's Junta has only recovered €16.5 million from the ERE and training courses scandals. Money recovered from the ERE scandal totals €4.6 million, just...

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...
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