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Higher than normal number of jellyfish expected along Spain’s Costa del Sol this summer experts warn

MARINE conservation experts from the Aula del Mar in Malaga have said the presence of jellyfish on the Costa del Sol this summer may...

WATCH: Police hunt bikini-clad woman who danced atop speeding car in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

POLICE are on the hunt for a woman whose dangerous antics went viral after she was recorded dancing around on top of a car...

ROCKING IN: Former President Barack Obama heads for Spanish hotel where Guns N’Roses, Peter Andre and Gareth Bale normally...

HE is easily the hippest of ex-presidents, so it’s no surprise to learn he’s staying at a hotel normally frequented by rock and football...

Andalucia spends €20 million to beef-up roadside crash barriers across southern Spain

THE Andalucian Junta is to spend an extra €20 million on replacing crash barriers in the region. The region is famed for its winding roads,...

Spain’s Sierra Nevada to host five gruelling sporting events this summer

OUTDOOR sport lovers will have the chance to put their endurance and altitude fitness to test this summer in Spain’s Sierra Nevada National Park. Not...

Fatal hit-and-run of two lynx, mother and cub, in Spain’s Doñana causes wildlife ecologists to lash out at Junta

TWO Iberian lynx have been run over this Saturday, June 11, at a black spot area in the Doñana Nature Reserve in Andalucia. The incident...

Current heatwave prompts forest fire concerns in Spain’s Andalucia—with call for ‘maximum caution and responsibility’ from all citizens

JUST days after the first major fire broke out in Sierra Bermeja, experts warn that rising temperatures in the affected areas may pave the...

VIRGIN’S BACK: The return of ancient pilgrimage the Romeria del Rocio to Huelva in Spain’s Andalucia

By Livia Cockerell FOLLOWING a two year delay, the ancient festival of Romeria del Rocio has returned to Andalucia in Spain. Before the pandemic, the religious...

Andalucia’s drive towards green energy with electric car charging points at Spanish ports

By Livia Cockerell THE regional government in Spain's Andalucia has drafted a plan to install 12 charging points for electric cars at 12 ports of...

Back of the net! England stars herald a bumper summer for Spain as they arrive in Marbella and Ibiza

SPAIN scores with the sporty set and it looks like it’s game-on for another outbreak of footy fever this summer.  Barely had the season ended...

TO THE HEAVENS: Mijas, a gem of the Costa del Sol

It's not just about donkeys. World-famous for its chocolate box charm, Mijas is always adding flavours, discovers Kimberley Mannion.

PUJERRA FIRE: Work continues to finally extinguish blaze that led to 2000 people being evacuated on Spain’s Costa del...

MORE than 100 firefighters have worked through the night as the battle to extinguish a blaze that has burned 3,500 hectares in Southern Spain...

LISTED: These are the beaches were smoking is banned on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE Junta's 'Smoke-free beaches' initiative, launched in 2020 still runs strong in several beaches across Malaga province. The ‘Beaches without Smoke’ campaign was initiated to...

WATCH: Heartwarming moment young deer is rescued from wildfire zone in hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol

HUNDREDS of firefighters risked their lives battling to control the wildfire raging across the hills outside Benahavis above Spain’s Costa del Sol. Apocalyptic images of...

Wildfire in Benahavis in hills above Spain’s Costa Del Sol pictured from space

THE wildfire raging in the hills near Benahavis has been photographed from space.   The gigantic smoke plume from the blaze, which broke out in the...

Travel Spain: These are the villages you should visit in the Alpujarra south of Granada

LYING on the south face of the Sierra Nevada, and spanning the provinces of Granada and Almeria, Las Alpujarras or La Alpujarra, is a...

Military stood down as wildfire threatening Benahavis in hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol declared ‘stablised’

THE wildfire that has been raging across the Sierra Bermeja in the hills above Estepona and Marbella has been declared ‘stabilised’ by authorities in...

Olivia Valere: Queen of Marbella party scene dies aged 75

OLIVIA VALERE, known as the queen of Marbella nightlife, has died aged 75. The French businesswoman had been battling stomach cancer for the past year...

Que Calor! Warnings of 40ºC as first official heatwave hits Spain

SPAIN’S Meteorological Agency has warned that the first official heatwave of 2022 is set to sweep across the peninsula and Balearic Islands this weekend...

50 horses from Benahavis racecourse evacuated due to blazing fire in Spain’s Sierra Bermeja plus veterinary centre seeks foster...

FIFTY horses from the Benahavís racecourse have been evacuated from the area as a result of the fire that broke out this Wednesday, June...

Residents of Benahavis evacuated by raging wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol allowed to return home

RESIDENTS of Benahavis have been allowed to return home after being evacuated because of the Pujerra wildfire, authorities said. At around 11pm last night, Thursday...

British holidaymakers forced to sleep in car as wildfire threatened villa on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRITISH woman visiting friends in Benahavis has had her holiday turned upside down after being evacuated in the wake of a forest fire. Retired...

Last stand: British expat refuses to leave her home despite risk as wildfire approaches town in hills above Spain’s...

ONE British expat resident in Benahavis refuses to leave her home, defying orders to evacuate by authorities fearful of the risk from a wildfire...

Stay away! Evacuated residents cannot return home for another day as wildfire blazes in the hills above Spain’s Costa...

RESIDENTS evacuated from Benahavis as a wildfire rages in the hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol have been told they will have to stay...

British friends left stranded with no medicine after being evacuated as wildfire threatened Benahavis on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A GROUP of British women were left stranded and having to sleep in their car after a night out  when police cordoned off Benahavis. Samantha...

‘We were forced to abandon our home’: British expat describes panic as wildfire threatens residential areas above Spain’s Costa...

HUNDREDS of terrified residents were forced to leave their homes in the middle of the night by authorities as a wildfire raged across the...

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