Thursday, March 21, 2019

Andalucia bird sanctuary under threat from drought and wild boars

FOWL PLAY: Greater flamingos in Coto Donana National Park, which is threatened by droughtTHOUSANDS 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 heldPOLICE 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...

HOUSE OF DEATH: Four kids lived with rotting corpses of mum and partner for DAYS in Andalucia after thinking...

FOUR children lived with their mother and her partner's rotting corpses for days in Andalucia.The kids, aged between five and 13, thought the couple...

HUNDREDS evacuated across Andalucia as major wildfires blaze through the region

SOME 500 people have been evacuated from Andalucia as firefighters tackle three separate wildfires.It comes after a major blaze was declared La Granada Riotinto...

HEAT WARNING: Temperatures to reach into the 40s from Malaga to Sevilla

THIRTY-two provinces across twelve autonomous regions are on alert today for high temperatures.The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) reports that temperatures will reach between 39C...

500 forced to flee after second Huelva fire ravages the area

The fire is believed to still be ravaging the area towards Almonaster

BREAKING: Coal company to blame for devastating Huelva fires, investigation finds

The climatic conditions caused the flames to spread with speed

Fires being brought under control in Huelva

Seprona officials and forest fire experts have been working together with Infoca technicians to determine the causes of the fire

Most successful Iberian Lynx in breeding programme killed as a result of Huelva fires

The adult female died on Sunday  during the evacuation process

Alleged arson leads to raging fire in Southern Spain and 1,500 to evacuate

The forest fire, which began last night, has been placed on level one (maximum threat level) by the authorities

Alcohol and drug checkpoints increased on Spain’s roads this weekend

SPAIN is to see an increase in alcohol and drug checkpoints on its roads this weekend.Checkpoints will be especially increased on conventional roads and...
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