Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Carbon-neutral hotel in Huelva a TripAdvisor GreenLeader

La Posada de San Marcos, in the Sierra de Aracena natural park, has retained its GreenLeader status for 2015

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

Huge cocaine haul hidden in bananas uncovered in Spain

The haul is said to have arrived from South America

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

Expats in Spain have fourth-best quality of life in the world

More than 14,000 people took part in the survey

Spain second-best country in the world for first-time buyers

Spain saw a 2.2% increase in salaries against a 5.75% drop in property prices

Ham-azing Aracena!

There are no cinemas, beaches and Chinese takeaways, but it’s ham heaven in the rolling mountain region of Aracena that few have heard of and even less visit, discovers Jon Clarke

Shield to deploy at Rota naval base

American anti-missile defence to protect against ballistic missiles

Former Spanish Mayor resigns amid allegations he used town hall credit card in brothel

Miguel Angel Dominguez quits post as Provincial Delegate for Public Works and Housing but maintains he is innocent

Strawly not?!

Andalucia's wettest winter and new EU regulations are being blamed for this year's poor strawberry harvest

Bed-ridden Spanish bobbies

Almost the entire police force of an Andalucian town on sick leave in pay dispute

Specsaver’s hunt is on for sexiest spectacle wearer of the year with €1,000 cash up for grabs

The lucky winner will become Specsavers Opticas model of the year

Groups up in arms after Junta announces ‘scandalous’ new mining plans for Andalucia

Junta head Susana Diaz has revealed controversial plans that would see new mines and quarries open across Andalucia

Andalucia’s damning debt

Five Andalucia town halls have seen their debt rise by more than €1.5 billion since 2011, new figures show

Town’s cool pool in Canaveral de Leon

Canaveral de Leon’s town square is transformed into a natural pool

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

British teenager drowns in Spain

18-year-old died after trying to rescue his brother on beach known for dangerous currents

Freight train carrying 720 tonnes of ammonia derails near Huelva

Emergency services have been working hard to stem the leak and prevent danger to the public

Hidden Arabic paintings uncovered

The restoration of the chapel of Santa Barbara has unearthed a find of great value.

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

Marbella officially has the highest fuel prices in Spain

Neighbouring Estepona and Mijas are far lower than Marbella

Rabbits leap to lynx rescue

Five thousand rabbits per year are to be released in one of the few remaining habitats of the endangered Iberian lynx.

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

Three hundred illegal wells shut down in Donana in bid to stop landowners draining wetlands

Junta officials swooped on the sites which unscrupulous parties had been using to tap an aquifer on which the Sevilla and Huelva-based national park is dependent
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