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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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spain under extreme fire risk at heatwave continues

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MOST of Spain has been declared under extreme risk for fires as the heatwave continues and the state weather office is not entirely sure how long it will last. Although Ana Casals, spokeswoman for the AEMET weather office, announced that temperatures would fall slightly in the northern and central parts of the country, Andalucia, Aragon, […]

Malaga cathedral opens its roof for visitors

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Malaga’s latest attraction opened its doors to the public last Tuesday as tens of privileged visitors were given a guided tour of the recently-completed terraces above the city’s cathedral. This permanent installation offers tourists a rare experience of being able to walk along and take in such intimate views of a place of worship. Two […]

Spain on high alert after terrorist attacks

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SPANISH government officials called an urgent meeting today after Islamic radicals opened fire on a beach near a Spanish hotel in Tunisia, claiming the lives of 27 holidaymakers and injuring others. The attacks came right on the heels of a Jihadist attack in France early today and a bomb in a Kuwaiti Shia mosque killing […]

Marbella has the highest temperature in June in the last 30 years

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Marbella posted on Tuesday June 23 the highest temperature ever recorded in over thirty years. The heat wave that started with the summer has meant that the thermometers have risen above 30 degrees, in unusual values this time. The offshore has quickly become the protagonist in the Malaga coast.

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 […]

Patricia Yurena Miss Spain becomes first openly lesbian national beauty queen

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Patricia Yurena beauty queen – The 24-year-old revealed on Instagram she is in a relationship with singer and DJ Vanesa Cortes. Miss Spain has revealed she is in a lesbian relationship, becoming the first openly gay national beauty queen. Patricia Yurena, who has won her country’s title twice in 2008 and 2013, posted a picture […]

Netflix to launch in October in Spain

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US online streaming service Netflix has confirmed that it will launch in Spain this October after months of speculation. The service has been delayed in Spain due to Netflix’s concerns over piracy and high royalty prices, making Spain a less attractive market than other European nations… However, the US company has now decided upon an […]

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 […]

Elton John Malaga Concert

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MALAGA will be lucky enough to host Elton John’s sole concert in Andalucia, Live Nation Barcelona promoters have announced. Although exact dates have not yet been released, the Malaga concert has been confirmed as the one stop in Andalucia included in the Elton John And His Band tour. Known worldwide for songs including Your Song, […]

Ferris big wheel for Malaga

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FOLLOWING months of studies and discussions, the wheels are turning to bring a giant ferris wheel to Malaga port. The port authorities and Mederyt, the company that wants to install the attraction, are outlining an agreement which will now have to be approved by the town planning and air safety departments. If approved, the 70 […]

Pablo Picasso breaks records

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Malaga-born Pablo Picasso would have hardly believed his eyes if he could have witnessed his ‘Women of Algiers’ become the most expensive painting ever to sell at auction, going for $160 million (€142.1m) at Christie’s in New York. Eleven minutes of protracted bidding from telephone buyers heralded the final sale, for much more than its […]