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Axarquía murder suspect has previous conviction for domestic violence

JUAN CANO / AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ / ÁLVARO FRÍAS MALAGA.

María Adela Fortes, who was stabbed to death on Monday in La Viñuela, had met her alleged killer a few months ago online. He was arrested in Marbella in the early hours of Tuesday morning

Detectives at the home of María Adela Fortes Molina in Los Romanes on Tuesday. :: EFE
Detectives at the home of María Adela Fortes Molina in Los Romanes on Tuesday. :: EFE

Carnival fish 'spared' in EDAR protest

EUGENIO CABEZAS NERJA.

The 'chanquete', standing on top of an open sewer pipe.
E. CABEZAS

Organisers of this year's event in Nerja placed the 'chanquete' on a sewer pipe and decided not to burn it, in a bid to send a clear message to the government

Gareth Bale needs to step up and take Cristiano's mantle.
Gareth Bale needs to step up and take Cristiano's mantle. EFE

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

The farewell tour

comment Rob Palmer

Real Madrid seem to only turn up for the big occasions these days. Is it time for the band to split?

Nerja 41 club members were interviewed by university students.
Nerja 41 club members were interviewed by university students. sur

Clubs entertain for Valentine's, art and education

society scene SUR IN ENGLISH

February 14th was celebrated with dinners and dances and one club was interviewed for their views on Brexit

Swift justice

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

We've got a lot to thank Michael W Fitzgerald for, not least giving us all a hearty chuckle over our cornflakes

BRIT BACK

Potatoes!

POLLY RODGER BROWN

Tables of tubers and steel elbows at an annual (polite) bunfight

The wish thief

IGNACIO LILLO

He calmly, effortlessly, with quick, stabbing movements, like an egret fishing in a backwater of the Guadalhorce, picks the loose change out of the water and holds it all, still wet, in his free hand

the euro zone

In with the new

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Rajoy - who has been at the helm of his vilified party for fourteen years and has stood for prime minister five times - is being punished for his handling of the Catalonia crisis, as well as for corruption within the PP

Aristea major.
Aristea major. wikimedia

Aristea major / capitata

Denise Bush

A stunning South African plant which forms a large clump of sword like leaves and has tall spikes of dark blue flowers during the spring and summer

the bigger picture

Is this time different?

JEREMY BLATCH

A historical look at this year’s stellar rise in stocks

'How to be Spanish'... really

ANDREW J. LINN

Surely, given the choice, any sensible person would choose to be a Spaniard, provided it be an authentic one