Chris Newsham

Christmas Concordia Marbella 2015

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Last night we were all dressed up for ss every year on December 5th, the CONCORDIA ANTI-AIDS ASSOCIATION brought together a great number of supportive friends. Hosted by Princess Marie Louise of Prussia Concordia brings Aids awareness and rates a lot of money for Children. We were treated to a lovely Champagne reception at the […]

Sean Connery’s ongoing court case now goes for wife in tax and fraud charge.

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SEAN Connery’s wife Micheline Roquebrune has been charged with avoiding millions of euros in Spanish property tax.The charge relates to the 1998 sale of the couple’s €6.4 million Marbella property at the beachfront Malibu complex close to Puerto Banus. If convicted the 86-year-old Roquebrune faces up to two and a half years in prison and a […]

Malaga Christmas lights switch on 2015

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Malaga Christmas lights are switched on and are as spectacular as ever. 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’ […]

SOMOS de Malaga promoted by Video

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‘SOMOS de Malaga, somos Malaga’ (We’re from Malaga, we are Malaga) video was presented on Friday (November 13) at the Albeniz cinema in the city. The short film, directed by Fernando Ramos, stars famous people from Malaga showing off the city’s tourist attractions. Fifty of the best-known Malagueños feature in it, including Antonio Banderas, Dani […]

MARBELLA GOES TO THE CARIBBEAN

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Ive just returned from a most fabulous trip to Barbados and a Caribbean cruise on the famous luxury liner Silver Whisper with 50 other friends mostly from Marbella including Marbella’s own Olivia Valere, Princess Bea Von Auseberg, Saeko Hamada etc. Also the World champion tennis legend Martina Navratilova and Selima Sfar. The trip was organised […]

Marbella old town and Marbella’s cuisine

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The traditional Marbella cuisine belongs to the region of Málaga and is based on the “Mediterranean Diet”, known the world over for the use of healthy, natural produce: fresh fish, meat, fruit and vegetables, pulses, cured meats, cheeses and, of course, the fabulous Andalusian olive oil for both cooking and eating. Marbella old town is […]

Spains economy is moving in the right direction says ECB

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THE latest news on Spain’s economy comes from the European Central Bank and the European Commission on Monday, October 12 whose fourth review of Spain since its bailout is relatively positive. The Commission said: “Overall, past structural reforms, bank recapitalisation and supportive financial conditions are increasingly reflected in the stabilisation of the financial sector, a […]

Fuengirola Feria 2015

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Yesterday we visited the Feria at Fuengirola which is one of my favourites. I love this particular Feria because of the horses. All the local men, women and children really go put all their very best on and parade around the Feria ground with such style and grace, they absolute love the admiration they get […]

Eurobasket basketball – Its a Gold for Spain.

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SPAIN brought home the gold on Sunday September 20 delivering their best defensive display at EuroBasket 2015 and witnessing this was a record breaking crowd of 27,372. Spain has reclaimed their throne by winning the Euro basketball gold for the third time with a secure 80-63 win over Lithuania in the final at Villeneuve-d’Ascq in […]

Jackie Collins dies aged 77 of breast cancer

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Jackie Collins, the best-selling British-born author known for her vibrant novels about the extravagance and glamour of life in Hollywood, died on Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 77. The cause was breast cancer, her family said in a statement. Long before the emergence of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise, Ms. Collins dominated the […]

Puerto Banus looking busy

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Puerto Banus looking so busy and colourful tonight with Yachts and Supercars.

Puerto Banus Ferrari Day

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Nice selection of Ferrari photos on one of the Ferrari meeting days at Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus staute Rinoceronte

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Puerto Banus News – BASED on an etching published 500 years ago in 1515 by the German artist Albrecht Dürer, the statue ‘Rinoceronte vestido con puntillas’ (Rhinoceros dressed in lace) by the master of surrealism, Spain’s own Salvador Dali, is on permanent display at the entrance to Puerto Banus on the Costa del Sol and […]

Virgen del Rocio – The crowning of

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This weekend Malaga celebrates events to mark the coronation of the Virgen del Rocío (Our Lady of the Dew), also known as the “Novia de Málaga” (the Bride of Malaga), one of the religious images with the most devotees among locals and visitors. The Canonical Coronation is a religious rite established within the Catholic Church […]

July was the hottest month ever recorded in Spain

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July was Spain’s hottest month ever, weather agency confirms. With the summer heat showing very little appetite for retreating as August begins in earnest, Spain’s national weather agency has confirmed that July was the hottest month ever recorded in the country. The three separate heatwaves that were spread evenly across the month may have caught […]

Elliot Wrights opening of Olivia’s last night

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Last night was the launch and opening night of Elliot Wrights new restaurant Olivia’s in La Cala de Mijas. Elliot has done a great job of making the what was the old Mijas Playa into the new sleek minimalist restaurant Olivia’s. The night was a star studied  night with cast members of Towie including Elliots […]

Malaga Feria 2015

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A new design for the entrance to the 2015 Malaga Feria was unveiled on Tuesday. A red background, with the typical ‘biznaga’ flowers will welcome visitors from today. The structure measures 12 metres wide by 14 metres high. The new installation was presented by the Councillor for Operations, Beaches and Festivals, Teresa Porras, who highlighted […]

Vivancos Starlite Marbella 2015

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I had a very kind kind invitation through Cartier to be a VIP guest at the Starlite Festival Marbella 2015 last night. It was to see a dance group called Vivancos who are 7 seven brothers from Barcelona. the show was a mix of Flamenco, ballet, aztec and nearly anything else you could think of. […]

Cilla Black: Spanish police say possible ‘dizzy spell fall’ in Spanish heat at her Spanish Villa

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SPANISH police are investigating whether Liverpool-born Cilla Black’s death was caused by a fall from a dizzy spell, caused by a sudden temperature change in the room. Black may have walked from an air-conditioned room into midday heat, with the change in temperature causing her to become dizzy, the Sun newspaper reported. Such a shock […]

Puerto Banus International investors bid 200 million to buy it.

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Puerto Banus is in negotiation to be bought by a group of Swiss, Chinese and Spanish investors are trying to buy Spain’s luxy party port Puerto Banus. The €200 million deal is backed by Credit Suisse and construction firm Fomento de Construcciones (FCC) and is expected to see an extension of Puerto Banus with further […]

Cilla Black dies 72 at her home in Estepona

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SINGER and TV presenter Cilla Black has died at her home in Spain, aged 72. Spanish police reported that the hugely popular star passed away on Sunday (August 2) at her home in Estepona on the Costa del Sol. Her career spanned more than 50 years, from huge hits in the 60s with Anyone Who […]