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Erotica Tapas festival on now

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3rd November 2017 was the start of Tapas Erotica, the town of Fuengirola kicked off the 9th edition of the “Ruta de la Tapa Erótica” (Erotic Tapas Route), a simple and original idea which, since the first edition, has become a reference all over Spain. Up until the 19th November, visitors to Fuengirola will be able to […]

Picasso played by Antonio Banderas in Malaga

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Banderas / Picasso – Filming for the show in which Antonio Banderas will star as Pablo Picasso has begun. Genius, the Fox 21 and National Geographic series about the life of the painter from Malaga started filming in the city earlier this week. On Tuesday, film crews filled the Malagueta bullring to recreate an important […]

Floating palace Super Yacht in Puerto Banus cost more than 100 million Euros

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Measuring 87 metres in length, with a support vessel which carries a helicopter, room for just 12 passengers and a spa in the interior which those who have had the chance to enjoy it say it is the best they have ever seen, the ‘ACE’ is definitely one of the most luxurious yachts in the […]

Malaga airport on pickpocket Alert

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OFFICIALS have issued a warning after a number of thefts and pickpockets were reported in Malaga Airport. Travellers have been reminded to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, as some claimed they were pickpocketed after going through security checkpoints. With a busy Christmas season expected, officials hope the warning will prompt passengers […]

San Miguel move headquarters from Cataluña to Malaga

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THE fallout from the illegal independence referendum in Cataluña has prompted the owners of the San Miguel beer brand to temporarily change its headquarters to Malaga. Cervezas San Miguel SLU´s board of directors stated that it needs to ensure maximum legal certainty for the company. They have 11 breweries in various autonomous communities across Spain […]

Hot weather returns to Spain

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SUN-WORSHIPPERS IN SPAIN are set to enjoy another sizzling weekend as Spain’s Indian summer goes on. Cloudless skies with temperatures rising up to 10°C above the monthly average for October are forecast on Saturday and Sunday, when the mercury is expected to hit 30-35°C across much of the country. An official from State Weather Agency […]

Cataluña crisis – Unified Spain followers planning a rally

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SUPPORTERS of a unified Spain are planning a rally in Madrid following last weekend’s illegal referendum for Catalonian independence that turned violent as police tried to stop the voting. A demonstration is planned in Spain’s capital city and supporters are also calling for a similar rally in Cataluña’s capital Barcelona. Spain’s government representative in Cataluña, […]

Costa del Sol to sizzle – up to 35 degrees predicted

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Sun lovers and beachgoers on the Costa del Sol are set to enjoy a mini Indian summer. The hot, dry wind known locally as the terral is set to sweep Malaga province (Friday) with the mercury forecast to rise to a sizzling 35°C. State weather agency AEMET has revealed that the unseasonal blast of heat will […]

Tiger mosquitos spreading on the Costa del Sol – Buzz Off !

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HUNDREDS of people have been bitten by tiger mosquitoes in Malaga City. Houses and urbanisations surrounding the Guadalhorce River have been plagued by the potentially deadly species of mosquito for some time but now the blood-sucking pest is spreading to areas further afield. Health centres in the city have treated hundreds of patients for bites […]

Liz dawn dies aged 77 and Tony Booth

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ACTRESS Liz Dawn, Coronation Street’s Vera Duckworth, and actor Tony Booth best known for his part Till Death Us Do Part have both died. Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn played Vera Duckworth in the soap for 34 years. Her family said they were “devastated” after the death of the “incredible” 77-year-old. They added: “She has […]

Spain Airport strike called off after unions reach deal

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TRAVEL chaos in Spain could be avoided at the last-minute after a deal ‘in principle’ has been agreed between the workers’ unions and the airport operator Aena and air navigation manager Enaire. The parties are due to sit down together again this afternoon (26 September) to sign the deal which must then be ratified by […]

Billionaire Russian’s $ 360 million super yacht is IMPOUNDED

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A Russian billionaire’s £360 million superyacht was impounded after the shipbuilder said it was still owed millions in fees, it has emerged. The futuristic vessel was kept in Gibraltar after shipbuilders Nobiskrug said Andrey Melnichenko still owed it more than £13million. The 468ft-long superyacht, which was has three 300ft masts that are taller than Big […]

Malaga fashion week – Longest catwalk in Europe

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Málaga Fashion Week is a set of shows bringing the emblematic Larios Street on the fashion limelight. The main thoroughfare in town is home to the longest – 300 metres – catwalk in Europe, where well-established and new designers come to show their latest projects and collections. The event makes a great opportunity to show […]

Ryanair to cancel hundreds of flights over the next 6 weeks

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Ryanair is cancelling up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks to catch up with staff holiday entitlement. The decision enraged passengers who turned to Twitter to voice their anger at the cancellations and lack of notice or explanation. Customers described the cancellations as an “absolute disgrace” and “shocking”. According to Ryanair […]

Malaga region on orange alert as heavy rainfall and storms are predicted.

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SPAIN’S weather agency AEMET has issued an orange warning in Malaga for today. The whole province, including the Costa del Sol, is expected to see heavy downpours of rain and storms. The notice will be active from three in the morning until six in the afternoon. The Costa del Sol and Guadalhorce can expect to […]

La Cala Beer festival this weekend

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18 – 20 August in La Cala -Birra & Art is the opportunity to taste the best craft beers from southern Spain and so much more! Gastronomy, art and live music everyday to enjoy with your friends and family. Don’t miss the greatest Craft Beer Summer Festival in Mijas

Spain terror attacks – 13 killed and 100 injured in Barcelona

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A second terror attack has taken place in Cambrils, a coastal town around 120km from Barcelona. Six bystanders and one police officer were injured – two seriously – when they were reportedly deliberately hit by a car. Police officers then shot dead five suspects, some of whom were wearing what appeared to be explosive belts. […]

Flamenco show tomorrow night in La Cala

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TRADITIONAL FLAMENCO DANCE SHOW Sundown Sounds tomorrow ( Thursday 10th August ) at 9pm Venue – The plaza in front of the La Cala de Mijas town hall. Be sure to arrive in plenty of time as this is a very popular show and attracts 100s to watch it.

Scorchio !!!! Heat warning for tourists across europe

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SCORCHIO! Europe heatwave sparks weather warnings to Brit tourists as countries from Spain and Italy to Croatia are hit with 43C temperatures Scorching temperatures are sweeping across the Mediterranean and the Adriatic sending the mercury soaring in a number of holiday hotspots. BRITS bound for the continent to enjoy their summer break are set to […]

Abba Tribute Voulez Vous live in La Cala tomorrow night

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Tomorrow Night at Sundown Sounds we have an extra special treat when Roly Sax will be performing before Voulez Vous take to the famous Plaza stage with their highly acclaimed ABBA tribute show. So tomorrow only ( Thursday 3 August ) the music starts at 8.50pm at the square in front of the Municipal office opposite […]

Explosion in Miramar causes panic

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Miramar shopping centre in Fuengirola was in panic when an  explosion in a kitchen inside the Miramar shopping centre in Fuengirola. A loud bang was heard in the ‘Cien Pizzitas’ kitchen when one of their fryers caught fire, causing customers and workers alike to flee the building, with many leaving their cars behind. The lack […]