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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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VIDEO – Malaga suffers flooding in Saturday storms

Dramatic video of last night’s storms in Malaga shows the force of the flooding in the city.   Over 70 cubic litres of rain fell on Saturday, and the video was shot in the Cerrado de Calderon area in the east of Malaga. Spain’s meterological office AEMET has issued an

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Marbella on orange alert as storms strike Malaga

Marbella was bracing itself for more bad weather as rain wreaked havoc in Malaga on Saturday night More than 70 cubic litres fell on the provincial capital and emergency services were called to over 200 incidents. Flooding and landslides caused chaos, especially on the east side of the city. The

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Rajoy ready for quick expat deal

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he thinks a deal can quickly be worked out with Britain to defend the rights of British expats in Spain after Brexit. He said the negotiations would start after an EU summit that will convene once Britain formally begins its EU divorce proceedings, expected

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Share the Love!

In case you haven’t noticed, February is the month of love. But it you are all Valentine’d out by now (and let’s face it, who isn’t) optical chain Specsavers Opticas are asking people to show their love for the most disadvantaged in their community by making a small food donation

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Valentine’s Day Massacred!

Now let’s get this straight before I begin. I am in no way turning into a male Marbella version of Bridget Jones. But as I hurtle towards my 50th I look around at my peers and am struck by the sobering realisation that they are either “happily married” or have

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Love is in the air at the Kempinski

With its lush tropical gardens, heated outdoor and indoor pools, great restaurants and  spa. the The Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Estepona  is a great place to celebrate Valentine’s Day and spoil the one you love. From February 10 -19 guests can enjoy a romantic candlelit five-course dinner for two in the cosy Alminar Wine

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LGBT Marbella backlash

The placing of an LGBT flag on Marbella’s Faro beach has unleashed a wave of homophobic comments on the social networks and been reported on national TV. The Facebook group ‘Marbella se queja’ has published a photograph of the flag in which it says “Can someone explain to me why

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Marbellisima – Viktoriya Gardiner

Ten Things I love About Marbella, with Viktoriya Gardiner Events Manager and Co-owner of Mundo Mania family entertainment centre in Cancelada. Best View  I only moved here last August, so I am still blown away by the sea views and love to walk along the paseo and drink it all

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La Sala – New look, Same Style!

If, as the old saying goes, “a week is a long time in politics”, then six years in the restaurant business is an eternity, especially in Marbella. La Sala opened in 2010, and since then it has become a “must do destination” for any visiting celebrity, Premiership footballer and Reality

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Fifty Shades Darker – It’s Coming…

Slip into your sexiest outfit and grab a gaggle of girlfriends, ladies, as the latest Fifty Shades movies hits the big screen in Banus this weekend. Fifty Shades Darker is the second film in the trilogy and picks up the plot (and the chains and restraints we imagine) from the

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Our Space means Marbella open for Business!

Marbella’s reputation as a serious place to do business received  a major boost with the opening Our Space Marbella. CIT Marbella President Juan José González Ramírez officially opened Our Space Marbella alongside the CEO Kevan Halliwell and key members of the Our Space team. Hundreds of Marbella businessattended to mark

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Rugby the winner!

Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club asked for a show of support from rugby fans yesterday, and certainly got it as Fortress Bahia was packed! There was a festival atmosphere as the home team took on UR Alemeria. The club, which has had its bank account frozen due a disputed IBI tax,

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