Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Andalucia

Metalworkers strike in Cadiz brings production to a standstill

A strike called by unions has caused the interruption of all activities at manufacturing plants on the Puerto Real industrial estate in Cadiz. A strike...

Spain’s Renfe celebrates ‘Black Friday’ with AVE high-speed train tickets at bargain prices—including Malaga-Madrid from just €20

RENFE has joined the Black Friday celebrations with the launch of AVE and Larga Distancia tickets at bargain prices for travel in 2022 to...

Late season international tourism keeps hotels open along Spain’s Costa del Sol

HOTELS in the province of Malaga have managed to stay open due to an influx of international tourism. Malaga has managed to keep 95%...

Temperatures forecast to drop in Andalucia from Monday

SPAIN'S state weather agency, AEMET, has forecast a drop in temperature of a few degrees for the region of Andalucia starting Monday, November 15.  AEMET...

Scientists in Spain’s Malaga create bioplastics made from tomato skins that decompose in seawater within a month

MALAGA scientists have created an alternative to petroleum-derived plastics using the remains of tomato skins. Bioplastics produced from the remains of tomato skins, which decompose...

Andalucia Health Minister hints at restrictions to control rise in infections

THE steady rise in infections in Spain's Andalucia is promoting a special meeting of the regional committee of experts. Andalucian Health Minister Jesus Aguirre said...

Andalucia-Algarve rail connection still a “dream” says Portugal’s Prime Minister

PORTUGUESE Prime Minister Antonio Costa has said that it is “a dream” of his to be able to unite the regions of the Algarve,...

Christmas in Spain: Where can you find the best lights and decorations in Europe?

IT’S a point of contention when millions of Christmas decorations shine and glitter across Europe every holiday season – which city has the greatest...

Rotten apple: how an expat in Spain’s Malaga is plagued by phone calls for fruit and veg shop

A BRITISH expat in Spain has found himself in a pickle after phone calls to a greengrocer started to get rerouted to his home...

Almeria to Algeria ferry resumes service after 20 months suspension

THE city of Almeria in Spain's Andalucia welcomed the resumption of ferry services to Algeria on Saturday, November 13. All services had been suspended...

Almeria couple part of international criminal gang arrested over €326,000 internet scam

THE National Police have arrested a couple from Almeria who were allegedly involved in a €326,000 internet scam that was operated by an international...

Mysterious question marks appear in the sky above Malaga as fans speculate Antonio Banderas could be behind the bizarre...

ANTONIO Banderas is believed to be behind the mysterious question marks etched out in the sky over Malaga.  Across the city, a number of punctuation...

Andalucia wants to vaccinate children under 11 against Covid in December

THE Minister of Health and Families for the Junta de Andalucia, Jesus Aguirre, has announced today, Saturday, November 13, that he hopes to be able...

Woman climber dies after falling almost 100 meters in the Tajo de Ronda

A GERMAN tourist died after suffering a fall while practicing climbing on the Via Ferrata del Tajo de Ronda, in the province of Malaga,...

Cat colony problem causes conflict between residents in Spain’s Antequera

A COLONY of about 40 cats in Callejon Piscina in Antequera is causing conflict in the area. There is a sector of the population that...

Inland Malaga boost

DRIVING forwards: A National Park visitor centre, motorway and sewage works are part of the budget plans for inland Malaga next year. A NEW motorway...

43 arrests as fake Euro notes were sold from Andalucia in Spain via social media

AN online business selling counterfeit Euro notes has been smashed by the Policia Nacional in association with Europol. The two operation ring-leaders have been arrested...

British man face jail for sexual offences against 11-year-old child on the Costa del Sol

A BRITISH man on the Costa del Sol accused of sexually abusing a child is facing five years in jail.  The 59-year -old is alleged...

Travel in Spain: Full list of cut Renfe train services impacting Malaga

Dozens of axed Renfe trains may not be restored under the planned post-pandemic timetable unveiled today.  The changes which take place from Friday, November will...

Major delays following HGV horror as lorry smashes in tunnel on busy Costa del Sol motorway

COPS have raced to a busy Malaga motorway after a horror smash. Emergency services were called to the crash in a tunnel on the A45...

Rival Swedish gangs based on the Costa del Sol involved in Fuengirola shooting

THE National Police have arrested seven members of two extremely violent Swedish criminal gangs in the towns of Malaga, Marbella, Fuengirola and Alicante. The gangs, based on the Costa del Sol, have...

Malaga man left pet dog untreated for years with six-kilo tumour

A MALAGA dog owner left his neglected pet struggling with a huge painful tumour rather than taking it to the vet. Nature Protection Group (Gruprona)...

Watch: Chinese online retailer AliExpress opens its first store in Sevilla Andalucia

CHINESE online retailer AliEpxress has opened its first physical retail store in the Lagoh shopping centre, (Centro Comercial Lagoh) Sevilla, Andalucia. AliExpress, the Chinese Alibaba...

Andalucia 2022 budget includes €90 million inland tourism boost for Malaga

THE province of Malaga in the region of Andalucia has been awarded a €90 million budget boost increase over last years funding of €351.4...

Man who stole a car in Malaga with a six-year-old boy in the back arrested

POLICE in Malaga have arrested a man who stole a car in Malaga that had a six-year-old boy in the back. The Guardia Civil arrested...

Spain’s Andalucia to set up Commission of Guarantee and Evaluation for new euthanasia law

THE Junta has put in motion the creation of the Commission of Guarantee and Evaluation—the body that will ultimately be in charge of giving...

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