Thursday, July 9, 2020

Bad weather returns as heavy rain forecast for Costa del Sol

The bad weather will last all weekend

Junta officials visit E-Coli infected river in Estepona

Following months of complaints by residents of the neighbouring Villas Andaluzas to Estepona Town Hall, Junta officials have finally stepped in

Potentially record-breaking HURRICANE heading towards Spain

Category 1 storm is building in the Atlantic approximately 760 miles southwest of the Azores and moving northeast.

Raining Renaults: Don’t be alarmed at the largest student rally in Morocco

We’re talking a pandemic of dinky French hatchbacks plastered with sponsorship stickers, travelling along the highways and byways of Spain in a contest to find the shortest route to Marrakesh.

Police investigate farm animal eroticism in nativity scenes outside Madrid

The figures, made out of bent white cables and one and a half metres in size, caused outrage as residents say it is a violation of religious freedom.

An island of cold in a sea of warmth

Home to mainland Spain’s highest peaks, the Sierra Nevada is a treasure trove of rare plant life and animals

Heat wave continues across Spain as 29 provinces remain on alert

As the heatwave continues, relief may be on the horizon

Mesolithic people in southern Spain cooked and ate HUMANS just 10,000 years ago

The remains are covered in marks made from stone tools, fire and human teeth

Dead dolphins found off Spain’s southern coast ‘had Alzheimer’s’

The study reveals that dolphins were found to have the same protein clusters found in Alzheimer patients.

Endangered plant found in Barbate

The largest-known patch of Odontites Foliosus has been discovered by an environmental group

Torrox’s new €307,000 breakwater machine a success

Mayor Oscar Medina praised its speedy completion

Dolphins caught stealing from fishermen

Robin Hood-style amphibians sneak up on fishing boats and rip open their nets after they have landed a big haul

Malaga cleanup could cost €10 million after worst downpour since records began

There were over 200 call-outs to emergency services

BIRD CALL! Mallorca wetlands are home to 30,000 birds this winter

NEARLY 30,000 birds are wintering in the Balearic wetlands. Some 73 separate species are staying in 35 different wetlands around the islands, according to green...

‘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

New athletic track in Estepona hopes to be Andalucia’s go-to sporting site

The site, covering 34,132 square metres, will feature an athletics track, football pitch and a half-pitch for seven-a-side, a BMX track, and an underground car park for a thousand cars.

Southern Spain will turn into a desert if global warming continues, experts warn

Climate change would also spark mass migration of peoples

Squid’s in

Giant squid weighing 180kg washed up on Spanish beach

Oasis of hope: Oro del Desierto olive grove’s ethos could be sustainable solution to Almeria’s superintensive olive farms crisis

Tabernas’s Oro del Desierto olive grove is a different world to the vast super-intensive farms it neighbours, which are sapping the region of its life blood - water

A view truly fit for a king as the Olive Press climbs continental Spain’s highest peak

The Olive Press sent JAMES BRYCE to the highest point in continental Spain, Mulhacen, in Granada, which according to legend is the final resting place of a Muslim monarch

Red tuna comeback

Recently on the verge of extinction, now red tuna could actually be making a comeback

WATCH: ‘Abusive’ Andalucia car park which kept caged camels for Christmas rides slammed by PACMA

https://www.facebook.com/517782191624562/videos/279438579426529/ DISGRACE: Footage of camels trapped in an Andalucian car park where they were used for Christmas rides SPAIN'S...

REVEALED: First bearded vulture to be born in the wild in Spain’s Andalucia

The first bearded vulture born in the wild this season has been called 'Savuti'

Escape to Arcadia with a week in Asturias

It’s said the rain in Spain falls mainly in Asturias … But when Olive Press editor Jon Clarke swapped the crowded Costas for a summer break in this peaceful pastoral paradise, he only wore his raincoat once.

Junta backtracks on major mining plans in protected region near Merida

Junta says the plans were a necessary part of the area’s petition for protected status and they expected no company to come forward.
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