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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Greek votes are clear ‘NO’ to more austerity

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WITH more than half the votes counted, analysts were calling the result of the Greek referendum a clear no to the programme of austerity put on the table by the Europe and Greece’s international creditors. As the votes were tallied on Sunday night (July 5), hundreds of thousands of supporters of the no campaign, under […]

San Juan superstition and pagan rituals on Midsummers night

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The San Juan festival came to the Costa on last night, which marked the summer solstice with an eclectic mix of pagan and Christian tradition The summer solstice and the feast day of St. John the Baptist combine both pagan and Christian celebrations on one night.The longest day and the shortest night of the year […]

Marbella high season early as everyone heads for sunshine

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Marbella June no longer has any reason to be seen as the poor relative of the peak months of the summer. The forecast for tourism figures on the Costa del Sol this month show that it is becoming almost as popular for holidays as July and August. According to the regional government’s Tourism Department, tourists […]

Hottest may in 68 years Costa del sol

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Costa del sol News – THE hottest May in recent memory has left Andalucia’s crops gasping for rain. With only 1.7cm of rain – compared to the May average of 6.1cm – last month was not only the hottest for 68 years but also the driest. Meteorologists Aemet are now issuing a warning to Spanish […]

Find your dream home on the Costa del Sol

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SUN, sea, sandy beaches and laid back relaxing days…….Its the dream of hundreds of thousands of britons yearning for a permanent or holiday retreat from the grey skies and chilly climes of the UK.  And there has never been a better time to buy in Spain, particularly for the Brits with the Euro at a […]

Marbella Luxury Weekend 2015

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Marbella Luxury Weekend is an unprecedented event in Spain that has developed as a result of an initiative promoted and sponsored by Marbella’s town hall, which has been under development since 2011, and whose coordination and organization has been supported by the Tourist Board. As already shown in the previous four editions, this is an […]

Horrifying moment bullfighter is left covered in blood after being gored in the NECK during bullfight in Madrid

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This is the shocking moment a bullfighter was gored in the neck during a gruesome fight in the latest in a series of bloody incidents in the sport. Jimenez Fortes was competing at the San Isidro Bullfight Festival in Madrid, Spain, on Thursday when he was thrown from a bull and injured in the right […]

Frontline Puerto Banus for sale only 360,000 €

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LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION !!! 1 bed & 1 bath First line Marina apartment located in the heart of the International Puerto Banus within walking distance to the beach, amenities , shops and restaurants. The complex is conveniently located at just a mere 3 minutes drive to Marbella and International golf courses in the area. A […]

Julio Iglesias will close Starlite Marbella 2015

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It has been announced that Julio Iglesias will be closing Starlite 2015 in Marbella. Julio Iglesias, the most international Spanish artist and the best–selling Latin artist in history, which allowed him to receive the Guinness World Records twice, will be at Starlite on August 5, for the fourth year in a row. He is the […]

Different experience for Malaga’s Easter visitors.

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Malaga – MORE than 20,000 cruise passengers are in for a unique experience this Easter as they will be arriving at Malaga port during Holy Week.Eight cruise-liners are due into port between March 28 and April 3, offering passengers the chance to see processions and get the feel of the city’s traditional events.City Tourism councilor, […]

Nikki Beach Marbella Opening White party 2015

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Join us for Marbella’s most anticipated party each year: Nikki Beach Marbella’s annual White Celebration! Celebrate our 12th season with Nikki Beach-style extravagance, world-class entertainment, fireworks and a host of unforgettable surprises! Dress Code: Strictly White Tickets / reservations required

Pound to Euro highest in 7 years best time to buy for brits

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If that is what you were already thinking, you are not alone. Leading UK property portal Rightmove has reported that the number of Brits looking to purchase property in Spain has increased by 48 per cent in the space of a year. And according to foreign exchange specialists HIFX, the number of Brits interested in […]

Andalucia Day 28th Feb parties in the Street Fuengirola

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FUENGIROLA has a busy weekend planned to celebrate Andalucia Day. On Saturday, February 28, Los Boliches streets will become a party scene with Calle Francisco Cano, Calle Poeta Salvador Rueda and Calle Lope de Vega cut off to traffic to allow space for children’s activities and music. The next day the party moves to the […]

Ocean Club White and Silver opening party 2015

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Coming up again soon is one of my favourite opening nights and parties of the year, the white and silver opening party at Ocean club. This year the opening date is 01/05/2015. If your in town its not to be missed. Take a look at www.oceanclub.es

Malaga opens second runway at Airport

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THE high demand for flights has forced Malaga airport to open its second runway. Due to the rise in demand it will be open, and in use, every Sunday and Monday in August. Although this is not the first time the second runway has been used it is the first time that it will be open so […]