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Lionel Messi poses with his six Ballon D'or trophies in Paris on Monday.
Lionel Messi poses with his six Ballon D'or trophies in Paris on Monday. reuters

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

The best there's ever been

Rob Palmer

Virgil van Dijk is a phenomenal defender, but there was only ever to be one winner of the Ballon d'Or: Lionel Messi

Climate change in the spotlight in Madrid as COP25 continues

A display welcomes visitors at the COP25 conference in Madrid.
A display welcomes visitors at the COP25 conference in Madrid. CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP

JAVIER GUILLENEA MADRID.

25,000 will attend the conference, which had to be moved from Chile at the last minute due to unrest in the Latin American country

Volunteers sorting the goods at Bancosol's warehouse.
Volunteers sorting the goods at Bancosol's warehouse. EVA S. MELENDO

Gran Recogida foodbank campaign breaks own record

CLAUDIA SAN MARTÍN

In total 643,700 kilos of produce were handed in by shoppers around the province of Malaga over two days

Techno qualities

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

To be the first member of the general public to use almost anything must really be quite discombobulating

Share prizes fail

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Losing builds character. Sharing prizes, by contrast, turns you into a big blancmange

Habitual, not normal

Héctor Barbotta

Héctor Barbotta

Gangland killings have started to form part of the routine... we have been accepting the unacceptable for too long

teh euro zone

Smokesceen

the euro zone Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

If we were to ask for the resignation of every senior Spanish politician who belongs to a party tainted by corruption, there would hardly be any occupied seats left in congress

García & associates

ANDREW J. LINN

As Dani begins a new project he is already thinking about the next one

Don't worry, be arty

Georgina Oliver

Georgina Oliver comes across Casa Amarilla in her search for artistic thrills off the beaten track in Malaga