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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 […]

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, […]

Marbella preparing for Cycle race.

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MARBELLA is preparing for its debut as host of Stage One of the Vuelta Ciclista de España cycling race next month. Council teams and the event´s organisers are busy getting plans into place and making necessary improvements for the August 22 launch, which features a 7.4 kilometre sprint between Puerto Banus and Marbella’s marina. On […]

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 […]

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 […]

World class water park coming to Marbella

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Marbella is to get a new water park which will be located beside the Hotel Don Miguel hotel. Marbella Leisureland Investments, a company linked to the Libyan group that bought the Don Miguel in 2012 with the idea of re-opening it as a luxury five-star resort, plans to begin building works in 2016 and open […]

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 […]

5 Star private hospital opens in Marbella

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WITH its stylish, shiny design and maximising of light, it feels more like a hotel than a brand new hospital. Hospital Ceram Hospital Ceram But Hospital Ceram is very much a place for treatment and recovery with its excellent range of doctors, including cardiologists, orthopedic surgeons and paediatricians, not to mention its 24-hour care. The […]

Thinking of buying a home in the sun? Look to Spain for bargain properties as housing crisis comes to an end, say experts

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Prices of homes on the Mediterranean coast rose 0.2 per cent in March First increase since January 2008 – since when average values across that region have fallen by 48% Bargains galore: After what seems an eternity, it’s over. No, I’m not referring to the General Election, but the long-running Spanish housing crash. ‘After seven […]

Spain – Most tourist friendly country in the World

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Britons’ favourite holiday destinations has been named the most tourist-friendly country in the world for the first time thanks to its ‘excellent’ culture, entertainment, and infrastructure. Spain defeated its European rivals in the World Economic Forum’s biennial travel and tourism competitiveness report, which said its position atop the rankings is ‘a positive sign for the […]