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"We've lost everything, but we're lucky nobody died"

Andrea Jiménez

The Spanish and British communities in Mollina help the more than 70 people evacuated from the Lazy Days Pueblo Fiesta static caravan site where 40 homes were totally destroyed on Sunday

Ñitos salas

"There's something in the air of Andalucía"

British cellist Michael Kevin Jones.
British cellist Michael Kevin Jones. SUR

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

British cellist Michael Kevin Jones took Andalusian folklore on board and blended Spanish guitar with his own instrument gaining international success

 Rodolfo  Lussnigg did his best to advertise Almeria to foreign tourists in the 1920s.
Rodolfo Lussnigg did his best to advertise Almeria to foreign tourists in the 1920s.

The man who put the Costa del Sol in Almeria

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

The Austrian diplomat and businessman Rodolfo Lussnigg first put the words Costa and Sol together to advertise the most eastern province of Andalucía in the 1920s

Art, music, culture and more

Denise Bush

Summer along the coast of southern Spain is the season for outdoor music festivals and despite the restrictions this year there are plenty scheduled for this month and next

Tivoli World theme park goes into administration
SUR

Tivoli World theme park goes into administration

EFE / SUR

The iconic Benalmádena attraction is in the hands of a court-appointed administrator, who will decide whether the park is financially viable or whether to send it into liquidation

THE EURO ZONE

Compare and contrast

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

To question that imposing total lockdowns during pandemics is the only, or at least the best, way to proceed has become an almost unspeakable taboo,

THE MUSIC MAKER

Wave culture

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

A fixed, false smile, glazed expression and constantly pumping arm for everyone - that should do the trick

THE BOTTOM LINE

Tales from the old days

Rachel Haynes

Rachel Haynes

The girl looks up from her history book. Without checking the date, she assumes she's been reading about the 17th or 18th century, even earlier. Then she realises her mistake

Get paid to eat

ANDREW J. LINN

Surely isn't the one catch-all trick to offer wine at half price across the board?

The watermelon is a versatile ingredient for use in sweet and savoury dishes.
The watermelon is a versatile ingredient for use in sweet and savoury dishes. DANIEL MALDONADO

Watermelon, not just a refreshing summer snack

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

This popular summer fruit combines well with several other foods such as goat's cheese, tomatoes, meats and various herbs

THE MUSIC MAKER

Amazon gain forest

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

If my calculations are right, and Jeff Bezos was taxed at ninety-nine per cent, he'd still be getting about 216,000 dollars an hour which is even more than London plumbers charge

THE EURO ZONE

Opposing forces

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

The Spanish opposition seems to have nothing else in its armoury except a dictionary of personal insults from which to abuse the prime minister and a range of showy tactics, designed chiefly to satisfy its supporters' visceral loathing of the left