Sunday, September 27, 2020

Expat’s home-grown Utopia that aims to stop Andalucia’s desertification

THE Sierra de Grazalema sits nestled deep in western Andalucia, around 40 minutes from Ronda in the province of Cadiz.

Spanish Air Force stands by aging fleet despite recent tragedies on the Costa Blanca

THE Spanish Air Force training program has come under scrutiny in recent months after a string of fatal accidents.

CORONAVIRUS: Rota Naval Base on lockdown as US sailor tests positive

NAVAL Station Rota is on increased security measures after one of their US sailors tested positive for the deadly coronavirus it was...

Gibraltar Government urges extra care at beaches while COVID cases rise

There are not enough fully-trained lifeguards to start taking care of the beaches, said the Chief Minister after a few sea rescues in recent days.

Humble Spanish beer brand Cruzcampo has gone hipster, as it launches its new fruity pale ale.

THE world famous brewery in Malaga is courting beer aficionados and gastronomy lovers with the creation of its ‘Mangos de Malaga’ pale...

Spain’s Air Force cancels all aero displays after three fatal accidents in six months in Murcia

THE Spanish Air Force has provisionally suspended all aerobatic exhibitions of its ‘Eagle Patrol’ display team after three consecutive fatal accidents within...

AXARQUIA turns into winter wonderland after hailstorm and tornados batter the region

INLAND Axarquia saw an impressive blanket of hail fall yesterday after severe storms swept across western Andalucia. Alcaucin, La...

Gibraltar’s bathing season starts today in Phase Four of ‘Unlock the Rock’

Phase four kicks off Gibraltar's bathing season, contact tracing and antibody testing to the whole population while active cases decrease to two.

TURNING POINT: Spain on brink of sexual assault reform in new government bill to stop rapists ‘getting away’ with...

SPAIN’S new coalition government is on the cusp of penning a dramatic reform in rape and sexual assault laws, overturning years of...

Farmers in Spain’s Andalucia face yet another threat as Julen death fallout forces well closures, cutting off water supplies

FARMERS across Andalucia are facing yet another threat to their livelihoods as thousands of ‘illegal’ wells are being sealed up and closed...

Brit arrested on Costa del Sol for dodging police checkpoint and hiding £200,000 in his van

THE POLICIA Nacional of Estepona have arrested a 34-year-old British man at a police checkpoint after the driver made a dramatic u-turn...

Police officer in SPAIN suspected of murdering elderly women he cared for to steal her €1.5 million inheritance

A POLICIA Local agent has been accused of the violent murder of an 83-year-old for her €1.5 million inheritance.

CORONAVIRUS: Sporting Director’s story exposes holes in the Spanish Medical System

THE Sporting Director of the LCR Honda MotoGP team has shared his personal experience on social media about the tragic loss of...

How Gibraltar’s own contact tracing phone app will work in the fight against COVID-19

The Gibraltar Government has been developing a contact tracing app with big technology companies like Apple and Google, to be made public in mid-June.

Post office in Spain offers new lifeline to rural farmers in wake of nationwide protests

CORREOS has signed an agreement with the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers (UPA) to integrate fresh produce into their Correos Market...

Young woman arrested after stealing €20,000 from businessman in ‘phishing’ scam in Spain’s Andalucia

A VALENCIAN woman has been arrested after ‘phishing’ in the emails of a Granada businessman and stealing €20,000 from his bank account.

Spain’s Cordoba sees four new COVID-19 deaths as caseload jump to 782

THE Province of Cordoba has seen its number of cases increase overnight to 782, with 41 new reported infections in the past...


The Chief Minister of Gibraltar announced on social media that the number of active COVID-19 cases on the Rock has finally reached zero in phase four.

F1 2020 roars into action during Barcelona testing

THE Circuit de Cataluña in Barcelona saw rubber hit tarmac for the first time in 2020 for the first Formula One test...

Handling of coronavirus restores some faith back in Spanish government, survey reveals

THE handling of the coronavirus outbreak by the newly formed coalition government of Spain has gone some way to softening the public’s...

Australian cyclist slammed online for breaking Spain’s strict COVID-19 quarantine

AUSTRALIAN time trial cyclist Rohan Dennis has come under fire after an Instagram post appeared to show him leaving his home and...

Man shoots dead wife and turns gun on himself in Spain’s latest gender violence killing in Andalucia

A TINY village in Andalucia has been left reeling after the dramatic murder of a woman by her estranged husband.

BREAKING: Spanish Air Force sets off on mammoth 33-hour mission to China to collect medical supplies

A Spanish air transporter has set off today on a mammoth 33 hour journey to Shanghai, China to collect medical supplies for...

Gibraltar remains hopeful for tourism as COVID-19 temporarily shuts down industry

Gibraltar is hopeful for tourism in the future as COVID-19 wrecks havoc on the industry worldwide. There are now 20 active cases in the territory.

Departing governor thanks Gibraltar people for their ‘treasured friendship’

THE departing governor has grown to ‘admire, respect and enjoy’ the people of Gibraltar. Lt Gen Ed Davis expressed...

Outrage as Government gives €3 million to crazy Catalan history group that claims Cervantes and Christopher Columbus were from...

THE Catalan Government has come under scrutiny after paying over €3 million in donations to an organisation that claims many famous figures...