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Cancer charity celebrates special relationship with Marbella

Marbella showed its charitable side again as it hosted the 37th Gala Dinner of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) at Finca La Concepción. The mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, highlighted the tremendous work of the AECC and underlined the “close collaboration” with the Marbella Town Hall, including new offices and the

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First Spanish Show for the Duo

It’s a Boyzlife in Banus!

Boyband royalty Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy, who have teamed up to form Boyzlife, will make their first exclusive appearance in Spain on Thursday, August 29. Boyzlife brings together the members of two of the biggest boybands in history, Boyzone and Westlife, to perform a whole host of their biggest

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Hugh the Man!

We have a new Man in Madrid! Hugh Elliott, a member of the UK’s Diplomatic Service since 1989, succeeds Simon Manley as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Spain and non-resident Ambassador to Andorra. The Ambassador takes up this new role having previously been Director of Communications in the Department for Exiting

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The great summer shutdown

I don’t mean to point out the bleeding obvious, but summer is most definitely here. It’s not just the fact that every time I step out onto the terrace at the Casita I feel like I’m standing in a giant hair-dryer – and it’s been a while since one of

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Motor madness in San P

An underage driver caused chaos in San Pedro this week. The 14-year-old boy, described in the Press as “of foreign nationality” left a trail of destruction when he took his father’s car for an unexplained joyride on Wednesday. The car crashed through the Los Almendos II urbanization doors, careered off

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Marbella Beach Fashion

Fancy a fashionable Sunday?

FASHION BY THE SEA brings an afternoon of glamour and entertainment to the beachfront in Puerto Banus. On Sunday August 25, an exclusive fashion show takes place from 2pm at La Sala by the Sea, with Angel Clothing showcasing their ‘Pure Class Range – From the Beach to Dinner.’ Book

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Marbella and Estepona hit by blazes

Two fires in less than a week highlighted the continuing high fire risk in the area as the end of August approaches. Estepona suffered the mind-blowingly stupid actions of a French tourist who decided to deal with a hornets’ next by setting light to it. Not satisfied with the progress,

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Tony Hadley plays Marbella tonight

Marbella Music Week continues as one of the most distinctive male singers of the 80s plays the Club de Tenis Puente Romano tonight. Tony Hadley, lead singer with Spandau Ballet, will be performing all of his hits, including: “True”, “Gold”, “Through the Barricades” and many more. The concert is part

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“Our Man in Madrid” bids farewell

Outgoing British Ambassador Simon Manley steps down from his post today and has written the following message to UK nationals in Spain “I leave my almost six years as HMA to Spain with a wealth of wonderful memories of this fantastic country. I understand why so many UK Nationals choose

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11 still on the run

Have you seen them?

Suspected murderers, sex offenders and drugs traffickers are among just 11 fugitives left on the run in a campaign that has seen 84 offenders already caught across Europe. This summer National Crime Agency and the charity Crimestoppers are urging the public to help them catch the last fugitives who have

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Sunday Mutterings – the Look of Lux

The Goddaughter was back again this month, to spend some time out and catch up before her wedding in Glastonbury in August. And as always when Ziggy arrives at the Casita, it was an action packed week. This time she invited her best friend and maid-of-honour at the forthcoming nuptials,

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Trifit Marbella Big Challenge for Sarah on August 3

The ultimate in Sporting Endurance: The TRIFITMARELLA BIG CHALLENGE 2019 takes place on this Saturday. This challenge is a 24 hour ironman distance ultra triathlon. An amazing 5KM swim from the Mediterranean beaches of Marbella, depending on the tide the route will be Hippopotamus Beach to Marbella Cable Beach. Followed

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Finca Cortesin launches new development

Set to become an instantly recognisable landmark on the Costa del Sol, with its unique design and combination of real estate and lifestyle, Las Albercas at Finca Cortesin is a collection of stunning residences just launched on the international market. Properties at Las Albercas include stunning penthouses, ground floor residences

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