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More than 4,200 residents of Canary Island La Palma evacuated as fire crews tackle blaze

FIRE CREWS were battling on Sunday morning to extinguish a blaze that broke out the day before on the Canary Island of La Palma....

Around 200 Rainbow Family hippies kicked out from Andalucia major national park 

HUNDREDS of hippies, a number of them British, were kicked out of one of Andalucia’s main natural parks yesterday (Thursday June 8).  The free spirits,...

Barcelona in Spain to become a ‘beachless, smog-enshrouded hell hole’ by 2100 under new AI-powered worst-case climate predictions

Barcelona, the glittering jewel of the western Mediterranean, could be enshrouded in clouds of thick toxic smog, see its green spaces wither away and...

Pedro Sanchez classifies fire-ravaged areas of Spain’s Alicante and Valencia as disaster zones

PRIME MINISTER Pedro Sanchez will designate major fire sites at Bejis(Castellon) and Vall d'Ebo(Alicante) as disaster zones. Speaking during a Monday visit to Bejis, Sanchez...

MAPPED: Firefighters battle twelve different wildfires across Spain

FIREFIGHTERS are continuing to battle to control 12 twelve different wildfires raging across Spain on Friday, as a drop  in temperatures brought little reprieve. It...

German man arrested in Spain’s Calvia for starting seven fires in 24 hours

POLICE have arrested a 55-year-old German man accused of starting seven fires in different spots in Calvia. An investigation was launched alongside local police and...

FOCUS: How Spain is on track for the most devastating summer of fires on record

BLACKENED earth, smouldering trees, the charred corpses of wild animals barbecued to a crisp.  The pungent tang of smoked pine and eucalyptus lingers in...

Spectacular world-famous Fallas featuring fireworks and giant statues return to Spain’s Valencia

THE Fallas de Valencia celebrations are in full swing with a return to pre-pandemic schedules. The heady mix of fireworks, bonfires, flowers, festivals, and eye-catching...

600 evacuated from series of forest fires across Spain’s Andalucia

MORE than 600 people have been evacuated as a series of fires broke out across Andalucia. In Estepona 80 guests at the Kempinski Bahia Hotel...

Open air fires, including barbecues, banned in parts of Spain’s Andalucia

The measure will be in force until 15 October, a time of high risk of forest fires

WATCH: Thousands of date palms burnt in UNESCO World Heritage orchards on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Thousands of date palms have been burnt in UNESCO World Heritage orchards in Elche on the Costa Blanca. Thousands of palms were scorched in...

Last summer’s Spain fires most damaging in recent history

WILDFIRES wreaked more devastation  on the Iberian Peninsula last summer than at any time during its recent history, according to the World Wildlife Fund. In...

Massive amount of fires across Spain were the result of arsonists, new figures reveal

The Guardia Civil has investigated 387 fires across Spain, 53 fires of which were caused by negligent behaviour.

ARSON TERROR: At least 39 dead in Spain and Portugal fires as suspects arrested

AT least 39 people have died in forest fires tearing through Portugal and Spain. Authorities said they were still battling 60 blazes in Portugal and another 50...

RED ALERT: Spain’s forest fires and Hurricane Ophelia turn Britain’s skies yellow and sun blood red

THE UK has been hit with an eerie yellow sky and blood red sun today. People from the South of England to the North of...

‘TERRORIST FIRES’: Dozens dead as fires started by twisted arsonists rip through Portugal and Spain, one-month old baby missing

AT least 34 people have died due to the devastating forest fires in Portugal and Spain. Several people are still missing in Portugal, including a...

Nine dead and dozens injured in Portugal and Spain wildfires, two burned to death trapped in car

AT least nine people have died following the outbreak of wildfires in Portugal and Spain over the weekend.  Hundreds of fires, which were made deliberately...

BREAKING: Two dead, 500 military deployed after sick arsonists DELIBERATELY start more than 100 fires in Galicia

AT least two are dead following the outbreak of an estimated 146 fires in Galicia.  Some 500 military personnel have been rushed to scenes in...

BREAKING: Fires in Mijas and Benalmadena

UPDATE: Both fires are believed to have been brought under control SEVERAL water planes and dozens of firefighters have been called to tackle...

BREAKING: Coal company to blame for devastating Huelva fires, investigation finds

The climatic conditions caused the flames to spread with speed

Fires being brought under control in Huelva

Seprona officials and forest fire experts have been working together with Infoca technicians to determine the causes of the fire

Most successful Iberian Lynx in breeding programme killed as a result of Huelva fires

The adult female died on Sunday  during the evacuation process

WATCH: Shocking video footage of Doñana National Park in the aftermath of Huelva fires

Rows and rows of trees in the UNESCO-protected Doñana National Park can be seen burnt out

Spain on high alert for wild fires as national heatwave looks set to continue

Temperatures in Cordoba and Sevilla reached 44C last week




Giant German Hell’s Angel boss accused of running operations in Mallorca acquitted on all charged

AN infamous German Hell’s Angels boss has been acquitted on all charges of organised crime and drug trafficking between 2009 and 2013 after his...


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