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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

HUNDREDS are set to protest against the planned €1 million relaunch of bullfighting in Marbella next week. Campaigners will take the streets on January 12...

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

SWEET chestnut harvests in Andalucia have been decimated by insects from the Far East this Christmas. The chestnut gall wasp from China is thought to...

WATCH: Hunter in Spain throws injured fox through air and repeatedly STAMPS on its head (WARNING: distressing images)

https://twitter.com/alfonslopeztena/status/1079033354819944453 SHOCKING images have shown a Spanish hunter chase a fox and then smile to the camera after he stamps on its head. The hunter, in...

ORANGE and YELLOW weather alerts for Costa del Sol as 80km/h winds and four metre waves expected

PARTS of Andalucia are on orange and yellow alert today as Spain's weather agency AEMET predict strong weather across the coast. AEMET have forecast 80km/h...

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

https://www.facebook.com/517782191624562/videos/279438579426529/ SPAIN'S Animalist party has helped free camels from an Andalucian car park that were kept in 'abusive' conditions. PACMA slammed the Christmas camel rides in...

Spanish city to banish 5,000 pigeons for ‘driving away’ tourists

AN Andalucian city has pledged to banish 5,000 pigeons amid complaints from restaurant and hotel owners that they are driving away tourists. Cadiz is set...

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...

Specsavers and Plastic Free Seas charity join forces on Costa del Sol for mammoth beach clean up

A COSTA del Sol beach clean up is set to take place this weekend in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic...

Environmentalists call for huge expansion of the Cabrera National Park

MALLORCA environmentalists want to expand the Cabrera National Park TENFOLD to 100,000 hectares. The Ministry of Ecological Transition has submitted a proposal to the...

NOT PEAKED: Pensioner mountaineer in Spain gets new KNEE in bid to break incredible world record

Brought up in Spain’s post-war era, human dynamo Carlos Soria has only two ‘eight-thousanders’ to summit before becoming the oldest man in history to conquer all 14

Europe’s first fire ants that make cats and dogs go blind found in Marbella and could take TWO YEARS...

The finding of the invasive creature, published in the journal Iberomyrmex, is thought to have been in part due to increased temperatures on the Costa del Sol

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