Wednesday, May 31, 2023


A banging event: Cristo in Órgiva in Spain’s Granada is known for its explosive fireworks

‘CRISTO’, or the feria of the Christ of the Expiration of Órgiva, is literally the most banging event on the Alpujarra’s cultural calendar. Taking place...

Freya’s style tips: transitioning your wardrobe into summer season

WRITING from Órgiva, in the heart of La Alpujarra, I can say, with utmost confidence, that summer is just round the corner. It won't be...

INCREDIBLE SCENES: Cars washed away in Andalucia floods

HEAVY rains have caused devastating damage in the small village of RioFrio Granada in the Loja district of Andalucia. Famous for it's fish farms and...

Short Breaks: the Best Cities for Enjoying Easter in Spain

TAKE advantage of the long weekend. We have everything you need to plan your perfect escape... Sevilla, Spain - The ''paso'' of the Brotherhood called ''La Borriquita''...

EXCLUSIVE: Protected valley near Granada in southern Spain faces destruction by motorway and new homes after administrative blip

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are up in arms after the swish of a pen left an ancient valley near Granada’s Alhambra stripped of protective status. They claim the...

Save our home

Expats fined 81,000 euros and forced to turn their dream home back into a farm shed

Wilderness adventures in the Sierra Nevada

Not certain about skiing? Why not take a mountain adventure with Telemark ski school instead

The Clash: How UK rock legend Joe Strummer has a plaza in Spain’s Granada named after him

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?

A tour of the world’s most beautiful gardens from your sofa, including Spain’s Generalife

A "total disconnection" with the natural environment "can have negative effects on our well-being," experts warn.

International Women’s Day marked by protests outside Spain’s biggest cathedrals

HUNDREDS of women gathered in front of cathedrals in Andalucia on Sunday to protest the church's treatment of women ahead of International Women’s Day....

EXCLUSIVE: Incredible survival movie about Andes plane crash to be filmed on location in Spain’s Sierra Nevada

IT is one of the most harrowing tales of survival ever told. The incredible 1972 ordeal of the Uruguayan rugby team who managed to survive...

Sierra Nevada ski resort to open on November 26

The resort will open for the season on November 26, complete with new reworking of the black run La Visera

Neanderthals in Spain had mostly vegetarian diet and used ancient forms of aspirin and penicillin, new study finds

Scientists scraped off the plaque stuck on the teeth of two Neanderthals

Dental discovery in Granada shows textile work was done exclusively by women 4000 years ago

A NEW discovery from Bronze Age Spain reveals that women have never been afraid to sink their teeth into hard work.   Evavations of a 4,000-year-old...

Spain’s Sierra Nevada receives heaviest snowfall of the autumn and prepares to open more ski areas

THE Spanish ski resort has registered the biggest snowfall so far of the season. Sierra Nevada kicked off the winter season with good snow conditions on five slopes...

Archbishop pulls seminarians out of theology school

A DISCUSSION on bioethics caused the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Granada to withdraw eight seminarians from the faculty of theology at...

Spain’s Ministry of Health to decide whether Granada and Malaga move to Phase 1 by Friday

The decision will be taken this Friday, as reported by the Minister of Health, Salvador Illa.

Granada unites for DO fight

Bodegas join forces to better ‘vino de la tierra’ category with prized Denominacion de Origen

Travel agents launch Pokemon Go tours in Spain

Budding gamers forking out thousands of euros for Pokemon Go tours

Major drug sting sees police in Spain’s Granada seize more than 6,500 marijuana plants

THE National Police carried out 26 operations against drug trafficking during the month of July in the towns of Granada, Motril and Baza. Officers have arrested more than...

Group of 19 immigrants rescued off Spain’s coast and taken to Granada

A GROUP of 19 desperate refugees have been rescued off Granada this morning. It comes after a dinghy boat was spotted southeast of Cape Sacratif...

One of the coldest villages in Spain is in Andalucia

FROM the icy waters of the Cíes Islands, an archipelago off the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia, to the so-called ‘cold triangle’ in Teruel,...

Expat firestarter fined millions in Spain

Prison and 10million euro fine for Sierra Nevada firestarter

Police fine a man in Spain’s Andalucia for claiming he went to the supermarket but only produces a hard...

POLICIA Local have fined a man in the province of Granada for saying he went to the supermarket but could only produce a hard loaf of bread as evidence.

VIDEO: Beachgoers help nab drug traffickers during dramatic police chase in southern Spain

BEACHGOERS at a playa south of Granada in southern Spain had a peaceful afternoon at the beach rudely interrupted on Saturday when they found...





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