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Areas of Spain that could be underwater by 2050 if sea levels keep rising

Thousands of homes and businesses in Andalucia and along the Costa Blanca could be completely submerged in water by 2050, new research shows.  According to...

‘Firefighting’ donkeys start fire prevention campaign in Spain’s Doñana

A TEAM of 18 ‘Firefighting’ donkeys have started the forest fire prevention campaign 'Summer of 2023'. The 18 burros have been released in difficult to...

Three loggerhead sea turtles rescued by sailors are released in Spain’s Huelva

FIFTY schoolchildren from the Santo Cristo del Mar school in Punta Umbria and members of the Rumbo Fijo association have participated in the release...

Top 30 poorest places in Spain revealed

New data has revealed where people who earn the least live in Spain, and the southern part of the country has fared the worst....

Huelva home to the best-preserved rural mosque in Spain

BUILT on the site of a fifth-century Visigoth basilica, the Almonaster Mosque in Huelva, is one of few surviving rural mosques in Spain, considered the...

Thieving factory worker ordered to pay back €529,000 for stolen Iberian ham in Spain’s Andalucia

A ham factory employee has been ordered to pay back €520,000 for stealing Iberian ham joints from a Huelva Province warehouse between 2007 and...

Dramatic rescue of toddler trapped inside overheating car in Spain’s Huelva

POLICIA LOCAL of Aljaraque (Huelva) have been forced to smash a car window in order to save the life of a young toddler. The incident...

Young British fugitive accused of murder is arrested in Spain’s Andalucia

A British man has been arrested in Huelva Province over the fatal stabbing of man in the UK in August 2021. The 22-year-old, with the...

ONE FOR HORSE LOVERS: Spain’s Huelva recovers its traditional ‘Saca de las Yeguas’ after two years absence due to...

THE ancestral Andalucian tradition of releasing hundreds of semi-wild horses back into their natural habitat, the Doñana Natural Area, will take place again this...

Spain’s Guardia Civil investigate after woman’s body found in Guadiana River

THE Guardia Civil is investigating after a woman’s body was found in the Guadiana River on the Portuguese shore. The body of a middle-aged woman...

Mobile phone company duped by €240,000 credit card con in Spain

A nationwide scam left an unnamed mobile phone operator in Spain out of pocket by over €240,000. The firm was tricked by a gang using...

Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

Andalucia is home to the longest beach in Spain

SPAIN has about 7,500 km of coastline and more than 3,000 beaches, beaches which come in all shapes and sizes, from rocky coves and...

Secrets from a grave in Spain’s Huelva: The story of the audacious plan to trick Hitler retold in new...

A NEW film released this month tells the strange story behind a grave that lies in a forgotten corner of southwestern Spain that is...

The only cross-border zip line in the world is in Spain’s Huelva

ADRENALINE junkies can now cross the natural border that separates Spain from its neighbour Portugal, in less than a minute—thanks to the only cross-border...

Woman tells of moment she found newborn baby abandoned on doorstep with umbilical cord still attached in Huelva

A BABY boy, just hours old, was abandoned on a doorstep in Huelva with his umbilical cord still attached. The desperate newborn’s mother wrapped her...

Baby abandoned in street with umbilical cord still attached in Spain’s Huelva 

A BABY with its umbilical cord still attached has been left abandoned on a street in Spain’s Huelva. The newborn boy was left wrapped in...

More than 3,000 people tuck into the ‘World’s Largest Stew’ in Spain’s Jabugo

CHEFS in Andalucia have served up ‘the biggest meat stew in the world’, as part of their annual food extravaganza.  The Huelva town of Jabugo, Spain’s...

Camper van couple from Malaga travel around Spain stealing from shops, restaurants, and hotels

A Malaga couple have been arrested in Alicante Province after hitting the road in their camper van and stealing from shops and hospitality businesses...

Ukraine war: Spain’s Huelva and Sevilla to welcome 58 Ukrainian refugees today 

ALMOST 60 Ukrainians will arrive in Andalucia today thanks to a scheme for refugees coordinated by a church in Huelva.  A bus carrying 58 refugees...

Driving school owner ‘forged documents for driver candidates’ in Spain’s Huelva

THE owner of a driving school in Huelva has been arrested for allegedly selling fraudulent driver test completion certificates.  The teacher allegedly worked alongside an...

Boy dies trapped in Almonte house fire in Spain’s Huevla 

AN eight-year-old boy has died after being trapped in a burning house in the town of Almonte in Huelva.  He was trapped by smoke from...

European Commission threatens Spain over environmentally-damaging water extraction plans for Andalucia’s Doñana National Park

THE European Commission has threatened to penalise Spain if plans go ahead to extract more water from one of Europe's largest wetlands. The warning comes...

Six ships damaged in devastating blaze in Spain’s Huelva

SOME six ships have been damaged in a fire at a port in Huelva.  Firefighters were called to the ??Isla Cristina port at around 2pm...

Police launch drones and helicopter search amid fears for missing pensioner, 79, in Spain’s Huelva

A MISSING pensioner who had been the target of a day-long search by authorities in Spain has still not been located.  The 79-year-old went missing...

One person seriously injured and driver cut from vehicle after A-495 head-on smash in Spain’s Huelva

FIREFIGHTERS pulled a person from the wreckage of their vehicle while the air ambulance flew overhead after a two-vehicle smash on the A-495. At about 9am on...

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