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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 […]

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 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 […]

Starlite Marbella 2017

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STARLITE FESTIVAL WILL RUN 13 JULY – 26 AUGUST 2017 Over a full month of stars under the stars as the theme is defined. Concerts which are purposefully for a reduced number of spectators so that they can see and hear their favourites up close. Intimate set up instead of overcrowded arenas is what Starlite […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Elliott Wright gets engaged

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La Cala’s own Mr Elliott Wright has announced his engagement to his beautiful girlfriend of 10 months Sadie Stuart. Revealing the happy news on Twitter on Friday, the ex-TOWIE star wrote: ‘I met this girl 10 months ago… I knew then she was special… Today even more so! Thankfully she said… Yes!’ The 30-year-old La […]

Michelin stars for the Costa del Sols gastronomic scene

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Three chefs in Malaga province have just achieved their first Michelin stars for their restaurants. In a ceremony held on Wednesday at the Parador de los Reyes Católicos in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia) to present the ‘Guía Michelin España & Portugal 2016’, three new stars were added to those already held in Malaga. The province’s […]

Malaga Christmas lights 2015

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Malaga Christmas lights are switched on. Christmas is just around the corner and Malaga welcome in the festive season on Friday night as Calle Larios became bathed in seasonal light. Throughout the evening, there were various events catered to all ages, including a theatre production of ‘Peneque el Valiente’ for children. There were also be […]