Thursday, August 6, 2020

Competa mayor slammed over tree felling

Ecologists claim 'a breach' over sustainable tourism principles

Contaminated Spanish seafood row

Government in deep water, after covering up warning study on tuna and swordfish

Spanish holiday costs slashed

Families are being offered breaks for up to 50 per cent off

Thomson Airways frying high to Spain

From takeaway to take off, as airline flies tourists to Spain using recycled cooking oil

What’s the point of Pamplona?

TRAVEL SPECIAL: James Bryce takes his life in his hands at the celebrated Running of the Bulls in Pamplona and discovers there is plenty more to the region than the drink-fuelled revelry suggests.

Bank shares plummet amid fears over Spanish economy

Spain and Italy are seen as being too big to bail out

Spanish surgeons perform world’s first double leg transplant

Pioneering 14-hour procedure performed on accident victim whose legs were amputated above the knee

Quit smoking AND stay slim

Scientists have discovered why many smokers put on weight when they try to quit the habit

Spain tops energy drinks market as it emerges they ‘can make children pile on pounds´

The drinks can also cause seizures, diabetes and heart problems

One Night of Queen to rock Marbella

Massive tribute concert at Pinillo Beach on August 5

Religion in Spain: Discuss…

As Spain launches a campaign to encourage religious tourism, Wendy Williams – confused by the fanaticism around Semana Santa while most people claim to be non religious - dips her toe into one of Spain’s most heated debates

Spain to ban battery hens

Farmers will have to switch to so-called ‘enriched’ cages or a free range system by January 2012

Fishermen in Spain could be paid to catch plastic

Move is part of a groundbreaking EU initiative to tackle plastic pollution, as well as give fishermen an alternative source of income

Keeping with Spanish green traditions

To celebrate the imminent launch of the Green Guide, the Olive Press looks at the sustainable practices still going today...

What every man thinks about apart from sex?

The Oxford University graduate has compiled a 200-page book on the topic in which every page is completely blank.

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

Mica Paris flies in to Marbella

The Black Angel talks to Wendy Williams in advance of two Marbella solo shows

Skin cancer rates in Spain rise alarmingly

Victims appear to be getting younger, with those in their late twenties the most affected group

Spanish doctor can refuse patients’ abortions

Pro-life doctor in Antequera allowed to refuse referring patients for abortions

Milk quality report: Consumer group slammed by Spanish government

Huge row as government and consumer association lock horns over quality of Spanish milk

Yellow Elephant hotel falls victim to recession

Unusual ‘shareholder’ hotel purchase, involving pop band Belle & Sebastian, finally falls victim to the recession

Lots of Lopez in Spain

Jennifer Lopez suffered a wardrobe malfunction while wearing a low cut dress in Mallorca.

Andalucia’s true Frontera of Food

Why Vejer de la Frontera has become the dining room of the Costa de la Luz...

Riding the wind on the Costa de la Luz

JON CLARKE takes a trip along the Costa de la Luz, Andalucia’s most unspoilt, if sometimes rather breezy, coastline

Liver-dwelling parasite infects 400 in Spain

Type of liver fluke is usually only found in more deprived countries