Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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16 arrested over Spanish Imperial Eagle egg thefts

Centre in charge of the recovery program for the endangered Spanish Imperial Eagle has been linked to the thefts

WINTER IS COMING: So you better wrap up or face the cold

It even snowed on the beach in Barcelona and I’m surprised that Carles Puigdemont didn’t blame that as some sort of underhand tactic by Madrid, ‘freezing out’ an independent Catalunya.

‘Black gold’ cuttlefish caught in the UK and popular in Spain facing extinction due to over-fishing

CUTTLEFISH that are caught in the UK and are very popular in Spanish cuisine have been coming under threat of extinction.

Andalucia heats up over Easter weekend with temperatures up to 29C

Temperatures will increase over the Easter weekend. The hottest region will be Cordoba.

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

A different sort of noise: Lenox Napier’s Portuguese adventure

I last visited the other side of the Iberian peninsula two decades ago with an old black and white guidebook from 1957… so it wasn’t really much of a surprise that Portugal had changed a bit, writes Lenox Napier

Huge vulture shocks motorists in Spain’s Malaga as it lands on busy road

The vulture's large, strong claws and beaks can cause considerable damage when used to defend themselves and any rescue operation should be done by experts in the area.

Feathered migrants arrive for winter

Winter birds to look out for

Iconic Costa del Sol chiringuito ripped in half following worst floods in 25 years

The mass clean up begins for thousands of home and business owners along the coast

Doñana fraud enquiry launched

Vet could have ‘made up’ scientific data for years

Heavy snowfall in parts of Spain could be heaviest for 35 years

AFTER warnings of freezing temperatures, heavy snow has fallen overnight in some areas of the Costa Blanca leaving schools and businesses closed this morning. Locals...

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.

Bilbao is all hooked up to be the world’s internet hub

Today, there are over 420 submarine cables in service around the world, stretching a length of over 700,000 miles.

ORANGE ALERT: Balearics and Andalucia on standby for strong winds and rain tomorrow while snow predicted across Spain

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET have warned that the Balearics and parts of Andalucia will be on orange alert tomorrow, meaning 'important risk'. An AEMET spokesperson...

The UK joins the battle against the ‘olive ebola’ as it spreads through Europe

PRINCE Charles is pleading with the UK government to ban the import of plants that might have the ‘olive Ebola’ virus that has wreaked...

Caminito del Rey ticket quota increased for local hotels and restaurants

Since October began, each of the municipalities has 250 daily entries for the Caminito del Rey

Snow has fallen in Marbella for the first time in over a decade

Snow has fallen in Marbella for the first time in over a decade. This morning the famous La Concha mountain was covered in snow. Meanwhile the...

Alicante hospital employee takes year-long sick leave on 15 different occasions

His story came to light after it was revealed he had been on sick leave for over 4,000 days between 2001 and 2006.

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

Meanwhile, AccuWeather predicts thunderstorms beginning on Friday

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