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€4.7 million to be spent in 2023 removing biomass from polluted Mar Menor in Murcia

THE Murcia regional government has authorised €4.7 million to be allocated next year to continue the process of removing biomass from the Mar Menor...

Award-winning beaches on Spain’s Costa Blanca closed to bathers due to sewage discharge

THREE award-winning 'Blue Flag' beaches on the Costa Blanca have banned swimming after sewage discharges were found in the water. Red flags were raised on...

WATCH: Dramatic moment Spanish coach dives in to save synchronised swimmer 

SPANISH swim coach Andrea Fuentes dived in fully clothed after one of her swimmers fainted during a performance in the World Championship pool.  Anita Alvarez,...

ICE IS NICE: The benefits of cold water swimming even in Spain

By Niamh Ryan TAKING a dip in the icy sea over the New Year period might seem daft, but those who braved the Med for...

IN PICS: Santa swimmers race in bracing Christmas Day tradition in Spain’s Barcelona

THE Copa Nadal swimming race takes place on Christmas Day morning in the in the Old Port of Barcelona in what has become the...

Mayor slams ‘irresponsibility’ of bathers swimming under red flags, as culprits fined €500 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MAYOR has hit out at 'irresponsible' swimmers after two bathers ignored red flags flying at Guardamar del Segura, and took a dip. Seas had...

British holidaymaker drowns off Costa del Sol while swimming at popular expat beach

Efforts to save the man through CPR failed and he was pronounced dead at the scene

WATCH: Elephants playing in the rain in Spain will be the cutest thing you see today

AS many take shelter to escape the storms and heavy rain engulfing Spain today, this herd of elephants has a different idea. Instead of ducking...

Young boy dies after being hit and dragged into sea by ‘narco boat’ in Andalucia

Witnesses said the tragic incident occurred after an argument broke out between the son's father and two men in the speed boat, after they had been driving dangerously nearby

Mireia Belmonte is voted Spain’s best sportswoman at an award ceremony in Madrid

The 27-year-old, known as the ‘first woman from Spain ever to claim Olympic gold in swimming’, collected the award with fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal who was voted best male and Sebastian Coe, the architect of the 2012 London Olympics, who won the lifetime achievement award.

Swimmer becomes first Gibraltarian Olympic medallist at Special Olympics

It is the first Olympic medal for the British territory

Price of a life: 5,000 people drown in Europe each year

Lifeguards on Spain's beaches are hard to be found outside of peak season

Ashya King looks happy swimming

Ashya King continues his recovery from proton beam therapy at Marbella hospital

Twist in the tail for Spain’s strangest swimming school

Europe's first mermaid academy opens

Olympic return for Michael Phelps?

The world's most decorated Olympian hasn't ruled out a return to the pool

Body found on Estepona beach

Pensioner got into difficulty after going for regular morning swim

Making a splash around Andalucia

Rund Abdelfatah explores some of the region's finest spots for getting wet

Olympics tickets for sale on Spanish website

You can get tickets from a Spanish website from today

Benalmadena Town Hall bans swimming before 11am

New bylaws are being introduced to regulate beach activity and discourage peddlers

Spanish water baby

Rosanna Ogden began swimming at just 13 months old





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