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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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Nothing Compares 2U

I was driving down from the Castillo de Monda yesterday listening to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk” and thinking how much the song owed a debt to Prince and smiling to myself at the thought of The Purple One doing a wicked cover version of this. When my

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Marc Anthony to play Marbella

Latin music superstar Marc Anthony has confirmed a Marbella gig this summer. The former Mr Jennifer Lopez will play the San Pedro Alcantara Muncipal Stadium on a date to be confirmed as part of his European tour this year. The event was announced via the Facebook page of Marbella World

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Public show support for Triple A

It was a day of highs and lows for embattled Marbella animal charity Triple A yesterday The day started with the Guardia Civil issuing a press release that they had arrested four members of the charity for a variety of alleged crimes. These included several counts of animal abuse, fraud, misappropriation

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Sail into history at La Bajadilla

If you ever fancied chanelling your inner Captain Jack Sparrow, get down to the La Bajadilla Port on Sunday The Nao Victoria, a replica of the ship that managed to make the first round the world journey five hundred years ago, docked on Friday and Marbella Mayor Jose Bernal  proved

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Support Triple A on Sunday!!!

It’s been a traumatic week for Triple A, and that’s putting it mildly. If anything good has come out of the ridiculous denuncia that forced one of Marbella’s best known animal charities to close its doors for one day on Monday, it’s been the tremendous outpouring of support for Triple

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Something for the Weekend? – The Jungle Book

The 1967 Disney orginal may have a special place in the Planet Marbella DVD library (and I do a wicked “Wanna be like you” routine), but John Favreau has hit all the right notes with this update, starring Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba and Neel Sethli as the man

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Positive Outcome from Uniting Nationalities summit

The first  United Nationalities of “Marbella Now TV” Summit at the Laude International College in San Pedro brought up key issues affecting the  international community in Marbella. The summit tackled four main themes –  how to make Marbella more sustainable, Marbella as a year round destination, how to improve integration with the Spanish community

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Triple A releases statement on SEPRONA raid

In a move that shocked many in the animal welfare community in Marbella, Guardia Civil officers from the SEPRONA unit closed down Triple A complex on the Ojen road and questioned three people, amongst them Triple A Secretary Jan Weima. The agents also seized various documents and computer hard drives offices,

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Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club storm into the finals!

In a brilliant team performance on Sunday, Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club reached the finals of the Liga AON 1 Division Andaluza. After winning the first leg 16-0 in Marbella, the team beat CR Malaga 3-25 and booked a place in the final. Marbella were expecting a tough and tight game with players Javi

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Marbella metrosexual or neo-Neanderthal?

The past two decades have seen the rise and fall of the metrosexual. Mark Simpson first coined the term back in 1994 and identified male model, perenial paparazzi prey, sarong and thong lover and occasional England footballer David Beckham, as the typical metrosexual. “So what modern-day woman doesn’t appreciate a

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Living Well the Marbella way!

Sunday is the final day for you to check out the Living Well Marbella exhibition. Held in the luxurious settings of the Hotel Puente Romano, the two day event covers all aspects of Marbella lifestyle from  health and fitness, alternative treatments and therapies to luxury cars. There’s entertainment and fun

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Win a meal for two at La Sala Gibraltar!

It’s competition time (don’t say that we’re not good to you) Planet Marbella is offering you the chance to win a meal for two worth 50 pounds at La Sala Gibraltar. Located on the third floor of Sunborn Yacht Hotel, with stunning views of the harbour, La Sala brings its

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