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14:53

Gibraltar

Gibraltar's Skywalk to close for repairs from 29 June

Debbie Bartlett

The famous Skywalk is due to be closed from Monday 29 June until 8 July so repairs to the glass platform can be carried out. Douglas Path will also be closed during the same period. The Skywalk is 340 metres directly above sea level with

20:13

LifeStyle

A celebration of G&T and its Andalusian connections

Alekk M. Saanders

Izaguirre settled in the village of Carmona not far from Seville and created a series of spirits distilled in copper stills using traditional methods and the water from Roman-era natural subterranean springs. Balloon glasses Spaniards are said to be ... the largest drinkers of gin in Europe. They are also known for their preference to drink gin and tonic in a special glass – 'Copa de Balon' or balloon glass. The design dates back to the 1700s. The large round glass on a stem serves two purposes. ... Firstly, it holds a lot more ice. Secondly, the stem gives you a place to hold the glass without warming the contents thereby melting the ice and diluting the drink. A Copa de Balon is recognised as perfect for drinking gin and tonics, much better than a

17:42

Opinion

Garbage control

PETER HARRISON

...made this likely. Broken glass, pieces of iron and wire, open tins and other harmful items... I recall we once rescued an abandoned dog with a severe gash across her muzzle which had been probably caused when she struggled in desperation with an

19:33

LifeStyle

Recycled glass campaign to benefit breast cancer victims

Tony Bryant

More than 225 kilos of glass has been collected during the 'Recycling Glass for Them' cancer campaign that was held in Torremolinos last month. The campaign, now in its fourth year, was organised by Ecovidrio, a non-profit entity responsible for ... managing the recycling of glass-packaging waste in Spain. The initiative was launched on World Breast Cancer Day, when two pink containers were installed in front of the town hall, in which residents were asked to place their waste glass. The proceeds ... from the recycled glass, which this year had seen an increase of 13 per cent, were donated to the Sandra Ibarra Cancer Foundation. Torremolinos was awarded the green flag for recycling in the initiative 'Green Flags for Sustainability', which

20:37

LifeStyle

Silent Friday in silent Malaga

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

Malaga is famous for its Semana Santa religious celebrations. This year its streets are silent. Silence is usual on Good Friday when the last procession of the day passes by. The owner of the Glass and Crystal Museum, Gonzalo Fernández-Prieto, has

16:58

Local

New glasses allow the blind to read and recognise faces

IGNACIO LILLO

glasses. Thanks to the application of artificial intelligence, it gives more independence to blind people. "They no longer have to depend on anybody to order in a restaurant, for example," the company explained. The reading of texts such as newspapers, ... products in the supermarket, or to differentiate between different amounts of money. The equipment is the size of a pen-drive and is made up of a 13 megapixel camera, two LEDs for light, a speaker, a microphone and magnets to connect it to the glasses ... what the glasses read self destructs," in order to maintain the privacy of the user, so it is safe for bank paperwork, for example. Currently, the main problem is the price: 'MyEye' costs 4,500 euros. The glasses are only available in Malaga's Roca

10:54

LifeStyle

World's most expensive Christmas tree unveiled in Estepona

Ash Bolton

...showstopper in our hotel lobby and we're certain it will make guests' time spent at the hotel during the festive season that bit more splendid." The tree also features unique martini glasses, feathers, perfume bottles, 3D printed chocolate peacocks and

11:13

Local

Green light for bigger glass museum in Malaga

sur

The expansion of the Museo de Vidrio y Cristal (Glass Museum) in Malaga received the initial green light from city hall last week for a detail study to take place. The plan is for the museum to annex 145.27 square metres of land in which a new

11:08

LifeStyle

Every wine has its glass

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

“Drinking wine from any old glass is equivalent to listening to music from a transistor rather than from an HD radio,” says Paul Melendo, oenologist and commercial representative for Riedel, the world leader in the production of wine glasses ... . “Nowadays we design specific glasses to highlight the characteristics of each grape variety. The ultimate goal is that the aromas develop well and that the journey through the mouth is balanced, and for that the shape of the glass is fundamental,” explained ... Melendo. Until the middle of the 20th century, wine glasses where designed to be things of beauty: carved crystal, whimsical shapes... But, after the Second World War, Claus J. Riedel, the ninth generation of a family of Czech glass manufacturers,

13:07

Local

Elderly man is gagged and threatened in home in Fuengirola

ÁLVARO FRÍAS

Three Spaniards, aged 26 to 39, were arrested in Fuengirola after an elderly man was found gagged and tied up inside his home. The man was deceived by the female in the group, who asked for a glass of water, claiming that her car had broken down.

14:27

Local

How to break the glass ceiling

ANA PÉREZ-BRYAN

...what experts call the 'glass ceiling', although De la Calle refers to it as the 'concrete ceiling': the series of invisible barriers which women come up against as they advance towards postions of greater responsibility. It is something which was ... was quite often ignored; in clinical sessions they would listen to a male colleague rather than me” Lourdes García Ortiz, President of the Provincial Court “Sometimes we put the glass ceiling there ourselves unwittingly, because of unequal roles” ... to mention just a few examples, as shown by the graphic which accompanies this report - so how is it possible that they have still not managed to break the 'glass ceiling' and reach the top of the pyramid? Why are so many women still lower down?

14:37

Local

Three Costa towns receive 'green igloo' awards for recycling glass

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

Manilva, Casares and Fuengirola have received 'green igloo' (the nickname given to bottle banks in Spain) awards from the Ecovidrio recycling organisation in recognition of the levels of glass recycled throughout all three municipalities. ... Ecovidrio launched a summer initiative, 'Take note, recycle glass', during which 220 tonnes of glass were recycled in Manilva, a four per cent increase compared to the same period last year. Some 37 hotels and establishments in Manilva were involved in the ... initiative. Casares recycled 141 tonnes of glass as part of the summer plan, a nine per cent increase on last year. Fuengirola, meanwhile, recycled 673 tonnes of glass, up 11 per cent. The awards were handed over by the president of the Mancomunidad of

14:36

Opinion

Spit or swallow?

ANDREW J. LINN

...real tastings feature individual spittoons and one glass per taster, rinsed out with water at each fill-up. Like everything else that is happening in these strange and uncertain times, an unfamiliar situation that we must learn to live with.

13:38

LifeStyle

Enjoy a glass of wine and live music in the vineyards this summer

SUR IN ENGLISH

Various bodegas in the province of Malaga are offering more than just wine tasting this summer; some are offering concerts and art exhibitions to enjoy with a glass of wine in your hand. The pioneer of this idea was the Descalzos Viejos vineyard in

13:32

Local

Youths held for chucking glass bottles at homeless

A.F.

Five teenagers, aged 15 and 16 years, have been arrested for allegedly throwing glass bottles at a group of homeless people who were sleeping on a central Malaga beach. The reported incident occurred a few days ago and the alarm was first raised

13:53

LifeStyle

Don’t buy pre-assembled glasses

p. manzanares

Many adults buy pre-assembled over-the-counter spectacles, but experts say this is the wrong thing to do. These glasses are prefabricated on an industrial basis, often without the quality controls which are needed for health-related products of this ... type. “It is absolutely impossible for these glasses to be adapted to an individual’s vision. All of us see distance differently in each eye, and often even variations in height. This has to be carefully measured and taken into account when making ... spectacles, and the optical centre of the lens has to be in exactly the right place for each person. What often happens is that the graduation between the two eyes is very similar, but that doesn’t mean it is the same. In a pair of glasses, each eye needs a