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Cold snap due to continue in Spain, as temperatures fall as low as -18C in parts

SPAIN is due to see several days of even lower temperatures than those it is already experiencing, as a weather front moves in from...

Scientists find fossils of Europe’s largest-ever turtle in Spain with size like VW Beetle car

SCIENTISTS have identified fossil remains dating back 70 million years as belonging to the largest-ever turtle recorded in Europe. A set of bones were found...

Stunning rock star mansion acquired for €2.2million in Spanish Pyrenees

A STUNNING mountain retreat where a famous Spanish singer sheltered for the last year of his life has sold for €2.2m. The 912 sqm home...

How the brown bear has been brought back from the brink of extinction to thrive in Spain’s Pyrenees

JUST three decades ago brown bears were on the brink of extinction in the Pyrenees, the population all but wiped out by hunters and...

Boi–Taüll: This mountain resort in Spain has been named best in Europe for apres ski on a budget

A CATALAN ski resort in the Spanish Pyrenees has been named among the eight most affordable ski resorts in Europe by Lonely Planet. While the...

WATCH: Mountain rescue police battle snow to rescue sheep in Spain’s Pyrenees

IT’S a good job they were wearing their woolies. A flock of 15 sheep have been found by a police mountain rescue unit after they...

Climate change will wipe out glaciers in Pyrenees within 20 years, warn Spanish scientists

CLIMATE change is to blame for the dramatic shrinking of glaciers in the Pyrenees which could all but disappear within two decades, scientists in...

Boyfriend finds body of missing hiker Esther Dingley in Pyrenees close to path where skull was discovered

THE boyfriend of Esther Dingley found the remains of her body and belongings near the mountain pass where a skull was discovered two weeks...

Bones found on mountain path could be remains of missing British hiker Esther Dingley

POLICE are analysing bones discovered on a mountain path on the French/Spanish border in the Pyrenees to determine whether they might be the remains of...

Boyfriend of British hiker missing in Spanish Pyrenees says he cannot rule out foul play

ESTHER Dingley may have been the victim of an “opportunistic crime”, her boyfriend has said. Police last month resumed the search for Dingley, who disappeared...

Latest search for missing British hiker Esther Dingley in Spanish Pyrenees draws a blank

A MAJOR police search for the missing British hiker Esther Dingley who disappeared in the Pyrenees in November failed to find any trace of...

Police search team in Spain hope snow melt will help solve mystery of missing British hiker Esther Dingley

THE OFFICER leading a specialised mountain search team hopes that when snow melts on the highest peaks in the Spanish Pyrenees it may help...

Police in Spain resume search for British hiker Esther Dingley as snow thaws in Pyrenees

Police have resumed the search for missing British hiker Esther Dingley who disappeared in the Spanish Pyrenees last November while walking to reach her...

PRIME SUSPECT: Paw of blame pointed at bear for string of grizzly livestock slaughters in the Spanish Pyrenees

HE looks as cuddly as Rupert, Paddington or Winnie-the-Pooh. But Goiat the bear is no marmalade sandwich-eating vegetarian.  He is on the wanted list, suspected...

WATCH: Spanish national park has first visit from a brown bear in 150 years

A SPANISH national park has had its first reported visit by a brown bear for 150 years.  Cameras shooting a documentary recorded footage of the...

Spain’s environmentalists issue doomsday warning as groundbreaking study reveals alarming levels of micro-plastic in the Pyrenees

One of the main problems is the lack of ready, cheap alternatives to the imperishable material that is now part of the air we breathe and the water we drink

More than 200 sheep dead in Spain after bear chases entire flock off cliff edge

It comes after 209 sheep were found dead at the base of a cliff

A gruesome legacy: The history of shooting in Spain

Graphic content warning: Following the shocking massacre of a landowner's dogs by alleged hunters upset over a hunting ban, we trace the Spanish roots of the gruesome sport

Brit popstar Corinne Bailey Rae full of praise for Spain

She loves Fuerteventura, where she recently filmed a video

Wheelchair pilgrims to take on Camino de Santiago

Two best friends from America will be the first to make the famous pilgrimage by wheelchair




Three youngsters in Spain found guilty of the biggest ever fraud against Amazon in Europe

THREE 22-year-olds from Mallorca have been convicted for what has been described as the biggest fraud against online retailer Amazon ever seen in Europe.  The...


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