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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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Space Cowboy to play Starlite

The Cat in the Hat is Back! Jamiroquai is set to play Marbella this summer. The Acid Jazz pioneers, lead by front man Jay Kay, are best known for tracks such a “Virtual Insanity”, “Cosmic Girl” and “Space Cowboy”, will play Starlite on July 27. Although this is the first

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Triple A future hangs in balance

Hundreds of abandoned animals face the death sentence after Marbella mayor Angeles Muñoz and the Marbella Town Hall put the contract for receiving stray animals out to tender For nearly 30 years Marbella animal rescue charity Triple A have protected and rehomed abandoned animals at minimal cost to Marbella Town

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Warhol at the Picasso

  One of the most iconic artists of the 20th century is coming to Malaga Museo Picasso Málaga is hosting a major retrospective of Andy Warhol (1928-1987), with a special focus on the transmutations that his legacy underwent during his career, and the repetitive, schematizing and contrived nature of his

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Marbella braces itself for more bad weather

More rain is forecast for Marbella this weekend. Storms are set to lash the Atlantic coast with yellow weather warnings issued for the Campo de Gibraltar and the Costa de la Luz. The latest weather warnings came after a week of heavy rain that caused disruption to roads, flooded rivers

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Heavy Rain and Storms on the Way

The long awaited rains are set to arrive today While the UK shivers from “The Beast from the East”, heavy rain, strong winds and thunderstorms will hit Marbella over the next few days. Spanish Metrological Office AEMET has put out a yellow warning for winds in Marbella today, as well

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Marbella Mum to tackle Everest!

Marbella Mum of two and keen climber Hessia Fernandes has set her sights on Everest to raise 6,000€ for Malaga children’s charity the Nena Paine Foundation. Hessia aims to trek to Everest Base Camp on October 7 and is looking for support to raise funds to buy a second-hand minibus

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Alleged Russian crime boss bailed after Marbella arrests

The Malaga provincial court has released alleged Russian crime boss Arnold Spivakovsky (aka Tamm), on bail of €750,000. Spivakovsky, who is known to Interpol as one of the leaders of the Solntsevskaya mafia, was arrested as part of Operation Oligarch that saw 11 other Russians taken into custody on suspicion of money

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Specsavers raise over €6000 for sight charity

Specsavers presented a cheque for over €6000 to ONCE earlier this month. The company raised €6,107 for the charity Fundación ONCE para la Atención de Personas con Sordoceguera (FOAPS) between July and December 2017. José Ángel Moral-Tajadura, Retail and Business Development Manager for Specsavers Spain presented a cheque to Marcelo

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Weather chaos continues across Spain

With apologies to Game of Thrones, “Winter has Come”. The bad weather that brought much of Spain to a standstill earlier this week is set to continue. Weather warnings remain in place until Thursday for more snow, wind and rain. The bad weather continues to cause chaos across the country,

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Big Freeze hits Spain

Baby, it’s cold outside Yesterday heavy snowfall affected over 140 roads across parts of Spain, and 70 flights were cancelled at Madrid Barajas airport. Railway lines were also closed as icy conditions affected the high speed rail network. 7000 homes were left without electricity, and nearly 42,000 children had an

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OSP – ‘Obliterate San Pedro’ as palms uprooted

The ‘Dubai-ification’ of Marbella continues. The Tenencia de Alcaldia San Pedro Alcantara, under the leadership of Rafael Piña,  pushed forward its plans for the destruction of one of the last green areas in the town. Early this morning excavators began clearing the land at the entrance to San Pedro’s main

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Spain turns on Davis Cup magic in Marbella

Spain breezed past Great Britain at the Hotel Puente Romano Tenis Club this afternoon to book a place in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. Albert Ramos Vinolas won his second rubber of the weekend, seeing off a plucky Cameron Norrie 7-6(4) 2-6 7-6(4) 6-2. Norrie came through as a five-set winner

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