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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Young Spanish tennis star makes Wimbledon final

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Garbiñe Muguruza became the first Spanish woman to reach the Wimbledon final in 19 years on Thursday. The 21-year-old beat Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 and will take on Serena Williams on Saturday afternoon. It hasn’t been all plain sailing for the Spanish contingent as German Dustin Brown beat the two-time champion Rafa Nadal 7-5, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]