Monday, September 28, 2020

Animal rescue centre ‘washed away’ risking lives of 48 animals during gota fria starts campaign to build ‘forever home’...

AFTER devastating floods, helicopter rescues and a family split asunder, Big Red’s Animal Rescue Centre has now found it’s ‘forever home’.

Opposition waves bottle of ‘dirty water’ from Mar Menor in Murcia assembly as EU begins investigation in one of...

A bottle of polluted water from the Mar Menor was waved in the air yesterday to prove a point during a session...

Hailstorms this spring devastate grape, orange and pomegranate crops by 40% in Spain’s Costa Blanca

DOWNPOURS across Spain’s Costa Blanca this spring have devastated crops by up to 40%, according to recent figures out this week.

Town in northern Spain named as least polluted in Europe

A TOWN in Castilla y Leon has been named as the least polluted town not only in Spain, but in Europe too.

Two ‘smokers’ arrested as second forest fire on Spain’s Costa del Sol in 24 hours erupts in area...

A YOUNG person and a woman have been arrested over the second Malaga forest fire in 24 hours. The...

WATCH: 3m-long bigeye thresher shark plucked from Alicante’s port

A 3m-long ‘bigeye thresher’ shark has been plucked out of Alicante port waters this week. The body of the...

Torrevieja town hall announces €82 million package to stop regular flooding – no hike in water bill

PLANS to end flooding on Torrevieja’s roads have been jointly unveiled by the city’s town hall and water company Agamed.  

Spain’s government will provide up to €4,000 to those wanting to buy low emission cars

THE Spanish government will provide up to €4,000 to those looking to buy low emission cars, it has announced, as a way to boost car sales following the coronavirus crisis.

Forest fire that forced road closure on Spain’s Costa del Sol ‘stabilised’

A COSTA del Sol forest fire that forced a road closure has been brought under control. The blaze, which...

22-year-old could face year in prison after pit bull found with ‘multiple injuries’ from illegal dogfights in Spain’s Alicante

A PITBULL with multiple injuries to its limbs from ‘illegal dogfights’ has been rescued by Guardia Civil in Spain’s Alicante province.

Spain ranks 14th on list of greenest countries worldwide, while the UK is fourth

SPAIN has ranked 14th on the list of greenest countries in the world, while the UK came in at an impressive fourth.

Flamingos nest for ‘first time ever’ in Torrevieja’s salt lake with at least 600 chicks born

A COLONY of pink flamingos has reproduced for the first time in Torrevieja’s salt lake, with estimates saying at least 600 chicks...

EU parliament to investigate former and current Murcia presidents over ‘severe’ Mar Menor pollution

THE European Parliament will launch an inquiry into four Murcia-region presidents and what they did to stop severe pollution in the Mar...

Two hunters convicted of shooting protected wolf in Spain in landmark case

TWO hunters have been convicted for the shooting of an Iberian wolf back in 2015. The shooting took place...

Search for monster crocodile in Spain called off

THE search for the monster crocodile spotted in Castilla y Leon has been called off.

Mayor on Spain’s Costa Blanca demands some of €57 million aid from Government as next gota fria could be...

THE Mayor of Orihuela has issued a stark flood warning to Ximo Puig, the Valencian President. Emilio Bascuñana told...

REVEALED: The 38 beaches in Spain’s Balearic Islands awarded prestigious Blue Flags this year

A TOTAL of 38 beaches in the Balearic Islands have been awarded a Blue Flag this year. A...

IN PICS: Town on Spain’s Costa Blanca hit by September floods sees drains ‘overwhelmed’ AGAIN by Monday’s downpour

ORIHUELA’S Department of Infrastructure has admitted that the torrential downpour on June 8 was too much for its current drainage system.

WATCH: Police release sea turtle caught in fishing net off Spain’s Costa Blanca

Guardia Civil footage shows the sea turtle fighting to survive after becoming snared by the net

RIVER TERROR: Police hunt for monster crocodile after multiple sightings in Spanish river

POLICE have launched a 'croc hunt' for a 1.5 metre-long crocodile spotted in a Spanish river. It comes after...

Raw sewage flows onto stunning beach in Spain’s Andalucia prompting calls for its closure over ‘disease and health’ fears

ENVIRONMENTALISTS have called for the closure of a stunning Andalucian beach after another raw sewage spill. A bout of...

Green group gives President of Spain’s Andalucia award for ‘environmental destruction’ over his controversial ‘land grab’ bill

THE President of Andalucia has received the dubious Atila Andalucía 2020 award by the environmental group Ecologists in Action.

COVID-19 caused by nature disdain, says Gibraltar Government

The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder we need to care for nature like we care for ourselves, said the Gibraltar Government on World Environment Day.

Spain among top 5 EU countries for recycling clothes

SPAIN is in the top five of EU countries for most Google searches regarding recycling clothes, it has been announced.

Spanish Government approves draft law introducing tax on plastic waste, expected to raise €724 million

THE Government has approved a draft law introducing a tax on plastic waste.

Andalucia to scorch in 34°C heat as Malaga and Granada enter Phase 2 of Spain’s COVID-19 exit plan after...

FOREST fires caused by lightning have capped off May, as Malaga gears up for its first beach day in 11 weeks tomorrow.