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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Freedom of the Seas in the Med for the first time in Malaga’s port

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The cruise ship Freedom of the Seas, one of the giants in the fleet of cruise-operators Royal Caribbean, was in Malaga on Thursday after crossing the Atlantic and reaching the Mediterranean for the first time. The ship, which has space for 4,300 passengers, was launched in 2006 and until now has operated cruise routes around […]

Antonio Banderas home for Malaga Semana Santa

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Antonio Banderas is home again, excited and ready for Semana Santa THE two weeks of processions are set to begin for Semana Santa in Malaga this Friday (March 31). Numerous churches and brotherhoods will carry religious idols throughout the city centre for the duration of the festivities. Here is a list of the weekend’s marches: […]

Semana Santa – Not to be missed

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Holy Week, Semana Santa, in Andalucia is an event that literally transforms towns and cities across this region. Processions of elaborately decorated floats with Jesus and Mary statues, groups of pointy-hood wearing Nazarenos (penitents), and shrill brass bands, walk slowly through the streets, from their parish church to the cathedral and back. It is an […]

Government reveals Brexit plan

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Official Brexit negotiating strategy revealed Zoe Catchpole, Political Reporter,Sky News 9 minutes ago comments Sign in to like Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email The Prime Minister has laid out the Government’s official Brexit strategy, urging the country to come together and promising to “get on with it”. The 77-page White Paper, with a foreword […]

Snow has arrived in Mijas

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I woke up this morning to see SNOW has arrived here in Mijas, with light snow falling in Yunquera and Nerja as well as light hail in Malaga centre. Temperatures are set to go as low as three degrees in parts of the province and snow will fall in altitudes above 500 metres. Snow has […]

Rain Damage now expected to exceed €100 Million

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Rain Damaged caused by last weekend’s downpour is now expected to exceed €100 million, according to the Junta de Andalucia. So far, only nine municipalities have submitted their initial assessments of the destruction, with an estimated total cost of €38 million, €28.5 million of which has been claimed by Marbella alone. Some of the worst affected […]

Malaga Christmas lights 2016 switch on

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Christmas lights switch on in Malaga 2106 This year the Christmas lighting will be switched on the 24th in November, a must visit. The lighting decoration and switching date change every year, in past events they used up to 600.000 led lights in Larios street, the most centric and popular street in Malaga.Lighting is switched off on […]

7 out of 10 properties sold to foreigners in Andalucia are in the Malaga province

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Chris tells us that according to official Spanish government data, this accounts for 70% of the residential properties sold to foreigners throughout the whole of Andalucía. On a regional level, the number of properties bought by foreigners in Andalucía increased by 18.9% in the first six months of this year. The 5,973 transactions in the […]

Malaga Feria 2016

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The annual Malaga city fair in August is an exuberant week-long street party with plenty of flamenco and ‘fino'(sherry).The fair commemorates the re-conquest of the city by Isabella and Ferdinand in 1487 and traditionally runs from Saturday to Saturday on the third week in August.This castanet-clicking fiesta starts off with a bang, literally, with an […]

23 Spanish provinces on high alert

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23 Spanish provinces were on alert on Monday due to the risk of high temperatures of up to 40ºC, according to Spanish meteorological agency Aemet. In Andalusia, the provinces of Córdoba, Jaén, and Seville are on alert level orange (significant risk) for highs of up to 40ºC degrees; while Cádiz, Granada, Huelva and Málaga are […]

Heat wave here in La Cala

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THE first heat wave of the summer months hits La Cala, Spain today. Malaga will see highs of 36ºC and early warnings indicate that it will be even hotter inland in the Axarquia region. Ronda, Marbella and Antequera will reach above 34ºC while other parts of the Costa del Sol are expected to reach above […]