Monday, September 23, 2019

Lifeguard spots two-metre-long jellyfish swimming among tourists on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The creature was then allowed to move freely, before it returned to deeper waters

Electrical giant brings in diggers for megaproject in Spain’s Driving Over Lemons country despite town hall bans

It comes after the Defensor del Pueblo Andaluz - the official that deals with public complaints - this month called on the Junta to express its position on the REE megaproject

If you can’t stand the heat you can always take inspiration from the animal kingdom … or not, writes...

Luckily we humans can cool off at the turn of a shower tap but storks and vultures have a yuckier way to stave off the August heat...

‘Greedy’ landowner sells expats’ animal refuge land near Costa del Sol meaning 800 animals could be killed

“The ruthless owner has already shown his true colours,” said a foundation spokesperson

Police probe in Spain’s Andalucia after ILLEGAL zoo with turtles, ostriches and porcupines BUSTED

It comes after cops found fake permits for at least 14 animals at facilities in Villafranca de los Barros in February

Potimarron Message – Fruits from the heart!

MASTER Choy championed the Potimarron - or onion squash - 40 years ago, not only by growing so many in his own gardens every...

Tai Chi in the river of Happiness with Master Choy

Last October, the village of Cortes de la Frontera in Andalucia changed forever

‘ABSOLUTE FILTH’: British comedian Ricky Gervais SLAMS participants of Spanish ‘horse-wrestling’ festival

It comes as Gervais, who is a consistent supporter of animal rights, criticised a Spanish matador in May, for wiping the tears of a dying bull, calling him a ‘sequinned c**t’

APPEAL: Expat-run animal shelter near Costa del Sol needs help to save 800 animals from being culled

The public can help the Animal In Need Foundation by donating just €15 a time, which pays for 1m² of land

RED ALERT: Spain at ‘extreme risk’ from 40ºC temperatures but Costa del Sol to AVOID heatwave

This weather event, affecting most of western Europe, is the 10th heatwave in Spain since 1975

Man in Spain killed by Asian wasp as insects move towards Costa del Sol 40km each year

The wasps will conquer Spain from north to south, according to insect expert Marcos Negrete

DID YOU FEEL IT? 3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Spain’s Andalucia early this morning

Spain's National Geographic Institute (IGN) provided the data on the tremor

Everything you need to know about dangerous dogs in Spain’s Andalucia

Included in the Junta’s definition, is dogs that ‘due to their aggressive nature, size or jaw power have the capacity to endanger the life or physical safety of people’

SNIFFED OUT: Group in Spain fined €86,000 for cooking stew of protected birds after police smelt it from cliff

The group’s lawyers claimed the meat was lamb, but judges said that defence was ‘not at all credible’

IN PICS: The newly updated list of Malaga’s 13 natural monuments

After the recently announced additions to Malaga’s natural monuments list, we look at all 13 of these stunning environmental sites

Spain’s Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol to be hit by FIVE DAYS of rain, flash floods and strong...

Meanwhile, the UK is expected to see highs of up to 25° and could even be hotter than parts of Egypt, Spain, Portugal and Greece

Thunder and rain from TOMORROW on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Meanwhile, AccuWeather predicts thunderstorms beginning on Friday

FIGHT THE POWER: Olive Press launches campaign to stop network of 352 pylons ‘destroying’ Andalucia’s Lecrin Valley and Alpujarras

Thousands of people are affected and the proposed route, which begins in Conchar in the west and ends at Benahadux in the east, was approved back in 2015

WATCH: Netflix trailer for NEW natural history series narrated by Spain’s Penelope Cruz and David Attenborough

The project has taken four years to make and was filmed in over 50 countries, involving over 600 crew members

‘World’s saddest elephant’ dies in Spain’s Andalucia after 43 years in solitary confinement at zoo

It follows a 47-month decline in her health, before the zoo announced her death ‘with great sadness’ on March 1

FALLING FOWL: Management crisis puts Andalucia bird sanctuary under threat from drought and wild boar

Donana National Park is Europe's most important wetland, but some birds are at serious risk of extinction

British expats and locals furious at plans to build HUNDREDS of electric pylons across Andalucia’s iconic Driving Over Lemons...

Residents fear building the network of electricity masts will wreck the landscape and cause radiation

Everything you need to know about the super wolf blood moon in Spain that could ‘end the world’ THIS...

The lunar phenomenon is seen as by some as a sign of upheaval, while some conspiracy theorists even think it represents the ‘apocalypse’

Spain holiday hotspot in Canary Islands rocked by earthquake

The epicentre was confirmed by the National Geographic Institute as being 5km below the surface

Protesters SLAM €1 million relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella as petition reaches 80,000

CRUEL: Protesters are set to take to the streets next week, campaigning against the planned relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella

BEAST FROM THE EAST: Andalucia’s Christmas chestnut crops DESTROYED by wasp from China

HAVOC: A chestnut plant destroyed by Chinese waspsSWEET chestnut harvests in Andalucia have been decimated by insects...
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