Sunday, February 28, 2021

Woman scores most points at Huelva’s Senior Golf Tour of Andalucia qualifying tournament

Seniors took each other on at Huelva's qualifying tournament of the Senior golf tour of Andalucia

Endangered horses released back into the Spanish wild

Retuerta horses are one of the oldest and rarest breeds in Europe

Two lynxes killed on roads in Doñana Nature Reserve in Spain’s Andalucia

Seven lynxes have died on roads in Spain’s Doñana so far this year.

Saved

EXCLUSIVE: The horses facing a happy Christmas after escaping from ‘horse killer’ Suzanne Jenkins

Portugal demands overdue toll payment from 300,000 drivers, most from Huelva and Galicia

The estimated overdue electronic toll fees stand at €80 million for toll roads which have been contested ever since they were set up

Emergency chestnut meeting called in Huelva

Canker disease as well as the threat of gall wasp infestation has left chestnut trees in the province in Malaga ‘at risk’

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

Pervy landlord in Spain’s Andalucia cuffed for using spy pen to capture nude images of female tenant

Policia Nacional arrested the suspect after finding a six-minute video with nude images of his female tenant stored on his computer

EU takes regional government to court over Iberian lynx

The European Union is taking the Junta de Andalucia to court for building a road that cuts through one of the few remaining habitats of the Iberian lynx.

‘Inexcusable levels of animal abuse’ at El Rocio pilgrimage in Huelva, says animal rights group PACMA

A total of 107 horses have been killed in El Rocio since 2007

Over a third of Andalucia sewage plants not processing waste properly

Last November, Spain was fined €46.5m by the EU Commission due to a failure to ensure its plants were safely processing sewage

Stamping out the ‘Class A drugs post’ peril

Injected into silicone breasts and surgically implanted into defenceless puppies – the Class A Drugs ‘delivery service’ is becoming increasingly deadly as traffickers seek horrific new ways to smuggle contraband into Europe, using Spain as their back door. But it’s a ‘smug’s game’, reports Tom Powell

Greenpeace protest boat in Huelva over toxic waste marshes

Following four years of no action taken, Greenpeace arrives to spread information on the danger of the radioactive waste produced by fertilizer company Feriberia

BIG IN JAPAN: Jamon from Spain’s Andalucia sells for world record price of €11,881

It was sold by the Sierra Mayor Jabugo company, which breeds its pigs in the heart of the Sierra de Aracena, in the Picos de Aroche Natural Park

Club doorman tells Spanish police he knows who snatched Madeleine McCann

OLIVE PRESS EXCLUSIVE: Huelva-based man reveals to Olive Press that he fears for his safety after fleeing Portuguese trafficking gang. By Jon Clarke

International climate change conference opens doors in Huelva

A three day event, it hopes to find solutions to stop the destruction of the environment

Spanish police linked to drug trafficking ring

Guardia Civil and customs officers accused of helping smuggle thousands of kilos of hashish into Andalucia

Huelva architectural gem goes on sale in its centenary year

The property in Aracena has been given new life by Australian interior designer Melanie Denny

‘MY HEROES’: How a British cyclist was taken in by Spanish farmers in Andalucia after becoming stuck in southern...

A BRITISH cyclist says he has been left ‘overwhelmed’ by the help he has received after becoming trapped in southern Spain during the nationwide...

Spain’s Carolina Marín is new badminton world champion!

Carolina Marín from Huelva becomes the first Spaniard to steal gold at the Badminton World Championships by defeating Olympic Games champion Li Xuerui

Shield to deploy at Rota naval base

American anti-missile defence to protect against ballistic missiles

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

Donana under threat from gas extraction

Environment Ministry issues licence for area close to park

Joyrider ploughs €265,000 Laborghini into wall in Spain’s Andalucia

A WANNABE road racer has been left red faced after ploughing his friend's €265,000 Lamborghini supercar into a electricity substation.

Where will it end?

EXCLUSIVE: Olive Press tracks down "deluded" horse cruelty woman. While Seprona claims horses are fine, local charities fear the worst.

One eye on Mecca – Almonastar la Real mezquita

It is one of the few surviving Spanish mosques to have stood the test of time

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