Friday, July 10, 2020

Researchers in Spain’s Mallorca develop material capable of absorbing microplastics from the water

A research group has developed an ingenious material capable of absorbing microplastics from the sea

Floods close Orihuela road network, Red Cross providing shelter

ORIHUELA City Council has just issued a press release stating that all citizens must refrain from driving the streets, due to the...

Spanish bluebells pose major threat to British species

The future of the beloved British bluebell is in jeopardy

Red palm weevils now a major concern

Authorities are encouraging anyone who spots the weevils to contact them

RED ALERT: Warnings across Spain as temperatures to surpass 40C TODAY before scorcher along Costa del Sol on Friday

While Malaga and the Costa del Sol have avoided hotter temperatures today, that will be expected to change come Friday

EXCLUSIVE: Mijas town hall ‘walks back promise’ to better protect donkeys after tourists ‘leave town crying’

Frizell claims he has received death threats for generating bad publicity

Yellow and orange warnings issued for searing heat as temperatures hit 41°C in southern Spain

Temperatures are expected to exceed 41°C on Wednesday

VIDEO: Animal rights group PACMA slams rat-throwing festival in Valencia

Campaign group PACMA is calling for the Valencian festival to be banned

Alert for rain and storms upgraded to ORANGE on Spain’s Costa del Sol as San Pedro hit by flooding

WEATHER agency AEMET has placed the Costa del Sol and Guadalhorce valley on orange alert for heavy rainfall and winds.  Both areas could see 30...

First major fire of the year hits Istan

And was a little too close for comfort for Olive Press columnist Giles Brown

Monster six-foot long catfish caught by British father and son in Spain

The father wrestled with the fish for 45 minutes

Mallorca celebrates a whale of a win as migration corridor becomes a protected area

THE WHALE corridor in the Mediterranean, which runs just North of Mallorca, has been declared a Protected Marine Area. The government approved a Royal Decree...

Heavy rainfall on Costa del Sol and warnings of strong coastal winds

Most of the country can expect heavy rainfall for the rest of the day

Bag tax fury

Fury as Fuengirola refuses to back plastic bag levy

WATCH: Snow falls in Estepona as cold front sends temperatures plummeting THIS is the moment snow fell in Estepona today. It came as a cold front sent temperatures plummeting by more than 10C across the country. The...

‘Evil’ monkey dubbed Dracula robs British family of cash and passports on Gibraltar’s Skywalk

IT is possibly the last place you would want your handbag grabbed by a monkey. And particularly when it contains your entire family’s passports, not...

Thousands of teenagers march for action on climate change in solidarity with Greta Thunberg across Spain’s Andalucia

The young people held up signs saying 'change you life, not the climate' and 'rescue the planet NOW!'

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...

UN secretary general demands countries TRIPLE efforts to halt global warming as COP25 begins today in Madrid

THE international community's forum to fight climate change, COP25, has begun today in Madrid. The summit aims to complete...

Artificial Sierra Nevada

Late summers and climate change force a Spanish ski resort to turn to artificial snow.

Birds choose migration to UK over Spain thanks to bird-feeding Brits

Birds are choosing to spend winter in the UK over sunny Spain

IT’S OVER: Warm sunny weather returning to Costa del Sol after two days of rain and storms, reservoir levels...

THERE will be no more rain on the Costa del Sol this week, according to weather agency AEMET.  After two days of thunder and storms,...

AIR HEADS: Marbella air cleanest in Spain’s Andalucia, new report says

Research carried out in cities of more than 100,000 people showed that the home of the rich and famous had the lowest ozone levels

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

The great emasculator

Spanish men lose their mojo as pollution plays havoc with the male gender