Wednesday, June 26, 2019

WATCH: Homes evacuated as huge chemical fire ‘covers cars in ash’ and ‘turns sky dark’ near Spain’s Costa del...

The flames have caused a large column of black smoke that has spread across the Bay of Algeciras and can be seen in much of the Campo de Gibraltar region

This is the ONLY beach in Spain included in the world top 10

It comes after a recent string of Blue Flag losses in southern Spain, including on the Costa del Sol

Valencia gets first UNESCO biosphere reserves with Alto Turia and Valle de Cabriel

THE Valencian Community has received its first two UNESCO biosphere reserves following an announcement last Wednesday.The two new...

Dustmen denounce ‘lazy’ resident who threw three gas canisters into organic waste bin in Benitachell

DUSTMEN have hit out against ‘laziness’ after three gas canisters nearly caused a fire in a rubbish truck.The...

Organic kitchen waste bins required in ALL towns in Valencian Community by 2020

ALL towns in the Valencian Community will be required to have organic waste containers by the end of 2020, it has been...

Turtle unable to dive due to plastic bottles freed in southern Spain

THE Red Cross has rescued a turtle that was unable to dive due to plastic bottles being attached to its body.

British-run riding stables faces ‘scam’ eviction after rescuing dozens of horses for 13 years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN expat riding stables has been left with just four weeks to rehouse 11 horses and three dogs.The...

HEATWAVE to hit central, southern Spain and Balearic islands from Wednesday

A HEATWAVE is expected to hit parts of central and southern peninsular Spain, as well as the Balearic Islands, from next Wednesday,...

Report warns 20% of Spain’s olive farms could disappear within a decade

MORE than 240,000 Spanish olive estates could vanish in the next 10 years. Olive oil giant Deoleo has warned that international competition and the stagnation...

REVEALED: Spain to have ‘warmer than average’ summer with Costa del Sol among hottest areas

The weather agency said in a press conference that temperatures will rise considerably next week across the country

‘WE’RE BEING POISONED’: Video of ship billowing black fumes ‘onto people’s homes’ outrages Gibraltar residents

The 30-second clip shows a huge vessel emit the toxic fumes not far from blocks of flats and homes

Dutchman donates 3,000kg of organic ‘solidarity potatoes’ to help struggling families in Javea

NO ONE understands more than the Spanish that potatoes, particularly patatas bravas, were made for sharing.But Dutch resident...

WATCH: Plane drops water on Sierra Helada national park as forest fire blazes above Benidorm’s Aqualandia

THIS is the moment a plane was spotted dropping water on a forest fire above Benidorm's Aqualandia water park.

NASA images reveal ‘sea of plastic’

Clearly visible from space, the man-made structures stretch where first snapped by crew aboard the International Space Station

Three incredible secret beaches in Spain’s Andalucia to visit this weekend

They’re public beaches just begging to be enjoyed in June when you can almost have them to yourself

TOXIC: Cruise ships make Spain’s Palma one of the most polluted ports in Europe

The Mallorca capital joins Barcelona, Venice, Civitavecchia and Southampton in being crowned the most polluting ports on the continent

Outrage as MILLIONS of birds slaughtered by intensive olive farming before being served as TAPAS in Spain’s Andalucia

Millions more songbirds get vacuumed into machinery during intensive night-time harvesting across Spain and Portugal

‘Widespread’ increase in ocean plastic on Costa del Sol with ‘strikingly’ high microplastic levels in Malaga

POLLUTED: Single-use plastics are poisoning the world's oceansTHE Costa del Sol has seen a ‘widespread’ increase of...

WATCH: Huge boa constrictor confiscated from beach on Spain’s Costa del Sol after expat offered pics with killer...

The Slovakian said he owned the snake for seven years and that he bought it in the UK

Woman in hospital after stung in the face by Portuguese man o’ war on the Costa Blanca

A WOMAN has been stung in the face by a Portuguese man o’ war after she went swimming on the Costa Blanca.

IN PICS: Heartbreaking moment adorable puppy found tied to gate of British expat’s home in southern Spain with note...

Sarah was forced to take in the brown Labrador after finding it yelping on her property with a note attached to its collar

STUB IT OUT: Government project seeks to ban smoking on beaches in Spain’s Andalucia

The project comes as May 31 marks World No Tobacco Day, which this year has set its theme as 'Tobacco and lung health'

Costa del Sol forest fire under control after 29 firefighters and two planes mobilised to tackle blaze

It comes after a Brit was arrested last week following his admission of starting a forest fire in Nerja

Spain’s environmentalists issue doomsday warning as groundbreaking study reveals alarming levels of micro-plastic in the Pyrenees

One of the main problems is the lack of ready, cheap alternatives to the imperishable material that is now part of the air we breathe and the water we drink

Jet2 removes Costa del Sol beaches from its website after Olive Press probe into raw sewage pumped into sea

Other package holiday firms TUI and Thomas Cook, are still promoting the affected beaches on their websites

WARNING: Multi-day heatwaves and life threatening temperatures coming to Spain this summer

The high heat is forecast to arrive in June and will be much stronger than last year
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