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17:47

Opinion

In the spotlight

Mark Nayler

...master's degree from King Juan Carlos University (whose royal namesake is now also being investigated for fraud), then-Madrid premier Cristina Cifuentes was under intense pressure to resign. Cifuentes refused, but finally stepped down a few weeks later,

19:26

LifeStyle

Hispanic Day, a celebration of what?

Tony Bryant

King Felipe IV watches troops march during the military parade in Madrid in 2017.AFP Hispanic Day is one of Spain's biggest national holidays and events are broadcast on national television and radio. The King of Spain supervises the raising of the

16:52

LifeStyle

9 October 1238: A special day of celebration in Valencia region

Debbie Bartlett

...d'Octubre' - being celebrated as its 'national day' each year. The celebrations are held to commemorate 9 October 1238, when King James I entered the city of Valencia, a week after liberating it from 500 years of Moorish rule. Surprisingly, the king didn't ... and taken in procession to the Parterre, where a floral tribute is laid before the statue of King James. Then, after the Valencian anthem has been sung, it is transferred to the History Museum. The flag has red and yellow horizontal stripes with a blue

15:32

LifeStyle

25 September 1997: The Ryder Cup tees off at Valderrama

Jennie Rhodes

For the first time in its seventy-one-year history, golf's Ryder Cup took place outside the USA or UK and came to Sotogrande's Valderrama golf course (Cadiz) in 1997. King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía opened the ceremony on 25 September, fulfilling

14:19

Local

A right royal beach cleanup

Jennie Rhodes

Queen Sofía, the mother of Spain's King Felipe, spent 30 minutes picking up rubbish on one of Rincón de la Victoria's beaches last Saturday, as part of International Coastal Cleanup Day. The 81-year-old royal took part in the event at the beach

12:43

LifeStyle

18 September 53: The birth of Rome's 'Spanish' emperor

Alekk M. Saanders

...called Marcus Ulpius Trajanus, belonged to the gens Ulpia family, who originally came from the Umbrian city of Tuder. His mother - Marcia - came from a noble and politically influential family, thought to be descended from the King of Rome, Ancus

16:21

Sport

Emerging from the shadows

Rob Palmer

The King of Catalonia may not have abdicated but the Prince has been anointed and is clearly ready for the accession. Lionel Messi grabbed most of the headlines and media spotlight by teasing Barcelona for the short summer recess as his successor

15:58

LifeStyle

11 September 1714: Catalonia's National Day, with a chequered past

Debbie Bartlett

...defeat of the Catalonian army, who supported the Habsburg dynasty's claim to the throne, by the Bourbon King Felipe V, after the long Siege of Barcelona in 1714, during the Spanish War of Succession. After the city fell, Catalonia lost its laws and

13:32

What to do

What To Do, music, art and theatre events around the province

Denise Bush

...summer. Places are limited. Tickets on the webpages Oh Salvaje and King Ocio as well as from post offices. https://ohsalvaje.com/conciertos/ Theatre and Dance Magical Nights at the La Concepción Botanical Gardens Malaga 11 September, 9.30pm.

14:25

LifeStyle

28 August 1565: Spanish conquerors sight land off America

Jennie Rhodes

Augustine in the name of the king of Spain and in honour of the saint whose feast day is celebrated on 28 August. Menéndez de Avilés, who had been appointed pioneer and governor by King Philip II, set sail from Cadiz on 29 June that year. Around one ... thousand men joined the admiral's fleet, which was made up of the king's galleon - the San Pelayo, the Magdalena, San Miguel, San Andrés and Concepción shallops (small boats), the Victoria galley, the Esperanza brigantine, the San Antonio and Nuestra Señora

14:53

What to do

Exhibitions, music and events around the province

...on the webpages Oh Salvaje and King Ocio as well as from post offices. https://ohsalvaje.com/conciertos/ Flamenco Verano Flamenco La Cala de Mijas. Every Saturday until end of August from 9pm. Plaza Tenencia de la Alcaldia. Free.

19:29

Local

Owner of Marbella's La Cañada mall is named seventh richest in Spain

SUR

...across the country. Forbes describes Olivo as, "the king of Spanish shopping centres". Olivo, who has also recently increased his stake in Malaga-based Unicaja bank to around 5 per cent, has a personal wealth of 2.1 billion euros according to Forbes.

18:18

Opinion

A view on trendy tomatoes

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

...extended Malaga tomato 'family', which includes a Yellow King (Rey Amarillo) and a Crimean Black (Negro de Crimea), as well as around another forty sub-varieties. Nevertheless, last week, I decided to find out the truth and clarify the difference between

17:54

National

Royal family combine work with annual holiday on Balearics visit

SUR

King Felipe and Queen Letizia began their traditional short holiday in Mallorca last weekend, accompanied by Princess Leonor and the Infanta Sofia. This year however, as well as days relaxing at Palacio Marivent, their official island residence, ... they are paying more visits than usual to different parts of the Balearics to highlight charity work on the islands and the importance of tourism for the local economy. The King has also met with the Prime Minister and leading local politicians

17:50

National

PM says it is up to Juan Carlos I to reveal his own whereabouts

SUR

The location of Juan Carlos, King Emeritus and father of Felipe VI, was still unknown on Thursday evening, over ten days since it was first announced he was leaving Spain. PM Pedro Sánchez said that it was a private matter and it was down to the

17:21

LifeStyle

14 August 1598: Seville's Casa de la Lonja opens for business

Debbie Bartlett

Many people will have heard of the Archive of the Indies in Seville city, a very famous building, but perhaps not so many are aware that its history dates back to 1598, during the reign of King Felipe II, when it was built as a market where ... proportions, with arches fastened to pillars with half columns. Within 100 years, Seville port had begun to silt up, trade decreased and the building was barely used and falling into disrepair. In 1785, King Carlos III decided that it should be repaired and

15:08

What to do

Art, music and cultural events around Malaga

denise bush

...concerts by well-known Spanish musicians including El Kanka, Arco and Annie B will take place during the summer. Places are limited. Tickets on the webpages Oh Salvaje and King Ocio as well as from post offices. https://ohsalvaje.com/conciertos/

19:13

LifeStyle

Short and sweet

FERNANDO ALONSO

...cent of the population of Benalmádena. Félix Solesio was a dreamer. He called his dream the San Carlos industrial complex after the King, Carlos III. In Arroyo de la Miel today you can still see the entrance leading to the houses on the estate, with

18:59

Sport

A change of priorities for Alhambra Nievas

MARINA RIVAS

...improve the present and future of rugby. After travelling the globe to referee some of the most important championships (King's Cups, World Series, Olympic Games), Alhambra Nievas decided it was time to change her priorities in life. One year later

19:50

Opinion

Tales from the old days

Rachel Haynes

...up another, this one full of stories about kings and queens, princes and princesses. One particular saga catches her attention. A much-loved king for many years, abdicates in favour of his son. All are happy with the situation until one day the ... young king finds he has to banish his own father from the kingdom he reigned over for decades. The old man, disgraced, leaves everyone wondering why someone who has considerably more than most would want to hide away more riches, obtained using dubious

15:31

What to do

Art, music, culture and more

Denise Bush

...take place during the summer. Places are limited. Tickets on the webpages Oh Salvaje and King Ocio as well as from post offices. https://ohsalvaje.com/conciertos/ Conciertos en la Cuarto Fase Granada. 9.30pm. Plaza de las Culturas, Centro

12:44

LifeStyle

7 August 1996: Flash flood kills 87 at Las Nieves campsite

Tony Bryant

...nearby town of Jaca. King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía flew to the disaster area to comfort relatives of victims. Prime Minister José María Aznar interrupted his holiday to inspect the carnage. He told reporters that it was a "dreadful sight".

12:37

National

Spain left guessing as to whereabouts of Juan Carlos I after he leaves the country

SUR

People in Spain still did not have confirmation of the whereabouts of their former head of state on Thursday evening. Despite fervent speculation in the media as to where Juan Carlos de Borbón, King of Spain until his abdication in 2014, had gone, ... the government and the Royal household of his son, Felipe VI, were not giving away any details. In a statement on Monday, King Juan Carlos said that he had taken a "measured decision" to leave the country due to the repercussions of "certain past ... events" in his private life and to help his son carry out his role as Head of State without distraction. "I'm bound [to leave] by my legacy and my personal dignity," he said in the letter made public by the Royal Family. The emeritus king's decision

21:14

National

Juan Carlos I informs son he is leaving Spain, amid investigations into hidden fortune

María Eugenia Alonso

Juan Carlos de Borbón, King of Spain until his abdication in 2014, has told his son, King Felipe VI, that he is going to live abroad. In a statement on Monday he said that he had taken a "meditated decision" to leave the country due to the ... The emeritus king's decision comes after information was revealed regarding a fortune in Switzerland and tax havens, due to the alleged receipt of commissions and illicit financial activity. The lawyer of the former head of state has also made public ... a statement saying that, despite his departure from Spain, his client was at the disposal of the Public Prosecution Department for any formality or action it deems necessary. During the coronavirus lockdown, King Felipe announced that he was

17:45

LifeStyle

31 July 1588: The Spanish Armada reaches English shores

Jennie Rhodes

On 31 July 1588 what became known as the Spanish 'Invincible Armada' encountered the English Navy off the coast of Plymouth. In May that year, during the undeclared Anglo-Spanish war (1585-1604), as Spain's King Felipe II wanted to remove the

14:08

What to do

A guide to What's On around the province

denise bush

...including El Kanka, Arco and Annie B will take place during the summer. Places are limited. Tickets on the webpages Oh Salvaje and King Ocio as well as from post offices. https://ohsalvaje.com/conciertos/ Conciertos en la Cuarto Fase Granada.

20:59

National

King leads national memorial ceremony for Covid-19 victims

JOSÉ MARÍA CAMARERO

King Felipe sent a message of support to the Spanish people at a national memorial ceremony held outside the Royal Palace in Madrid on Thursday. He urged the nation to build on the best values that had been shown during the worst period of the ... pandemic and lockdown. In his speech in front of politicians, civic leaders and other invitees, all wearing masks in the outdoor courtyard, the King said, "The responsibility, the moral force, the determination, the spirit of survival of the Spanish ... EFE The early-morning event was also attended by Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía. In addition, ministers, heads of the main public bodies and the presidents of the devolved regional governments were present. The King's speech closed

18:07

National

Spain-Portugal border set to reopen on Wednesday

efe

...up, in accordance with the wishes of the Portuguese government. The two countries wanted to give special relevance to this return to cross-border normality so the event will be presided over by King Felipe VI and Portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo

15:04

Opinion

Anyone for tapas?

ANDREW J. LINN

Tapas as we know them today have only been around for about 50 years... and the way of serving and charging for them varies considerably. The traditional version of how they got their name springs from the probable myth that King Ferdinand was

18:11

What to do

Torremolinos welcomes summer with a weekend of music

Tony Bryant

...and roll era will be supplied by a video DJ, while Costa favourite Chris King will offer a mixture of swing, pop and rhythm and blues. On Sunday, fans of ska and reggae can enjoy the 80s Pool Party, which the organisers hope to make a weekly event. ... Maytals. The afternoon will be hosted by Chris King, who will be spinning a non-stop flow of hits from the 1980s between acts. In order to adhere to the current health and safety legislations seating will be limited, so advance booking is advisable.

19:34

LifeStyle

19 June 1980: The death of the girl 'born out of science'

Daryl Finch

...mother of King Alfonso XIII, who was queen regent at the time, gained global fame for performing the procedure. His path crossed with that of the girl's mother just two days earlier when she was admitted to the San Juan de Dios Provincial Civil Hospital,

14:02

National

Court to investigate emeritus king over commissions

Mateo Balín

Anti-corruption Prosecutors working for the Spanish Supreme Court have taken over the investigation into the country's emeritus king Juan Carlos I and the possible receipt of commissions for helping win a contract for Spain to build high speed ... trains in Saudi Arabia. Some 80 million euros in commissions has been reported as part of the 6.7 billion deal for the prestigious AVE rail system in 2011. A court report says there could be evidence against the king, who abdicated in 2014 in favour ... of his son, Felipe VI. The investigation has to be carried out in the Supreme Court due to the king's protected status and the investigation will only cover activity from June 2014 onwards, as before that date the former monarch had immunity. The

16:45

LifeStyle

5 June 1599: Birth of influential artist Diego Velázquez

Tony Bryant

In 1622, following the death of the king's favourite court painter, Velázquez was summoned to the royal palace and commissioned to paint a portrait of King Philip IV. The portrait made such an impression on the king, the artist was promised that no ... one else would ever paint the king's portrait. In 1629, the king financed a trip to Italy, although few details are known of the visit. He returned to Madrid in 1631, where he continued to paint royals. Aside from the king, who is said to have sat

12:55

National

Country is in official mourning until 6 June

SUR

...for the common good to show its pain together". In a message, King Felipe wrote, "Spain weeps for so many thousands of fellow citizens that we have lost in this pandemic." A minute's silence was held at 12pm on Wednesday.

13:36

LifeStyle

'Puerto Banús is for fun, beautiful people who know how to enjoy life'

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

...world. Among the many famous faces on yachts was King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. I knew him personally. La Meridiana is located very close to his palace. He was one of my clientele. So his yachts have always been of astonishing beauty. Even now you can see in

14:36

LifeStyle

The three waves of Spanish Flu

ÓSCAR BELTRÁN DE OTÁLORA

...of contagions, and even King Alfonso XIII caught it. The government then applied strict confinement measures, which even brought postal deliveries and the telegram service to a halt. The mortality rate was 0.65 per thousand, and the pandemic lasted

18:44

LifeStyle

8 May 2000: King Juan Carlos I joins protests against ETA

Jennie Rhodes

Then King Juan Carlos I and his wife Queen Sofía joined tens of thousands of Spaniards on 8 May 2000 in a silent protest in defiance of recent murders carried out by Basque separatist group ETA. "The murder of the word" is how they described the ... the one that took his life. This was the first time that the king and queen had joined in any type of protest against the terrorist group. They joined in from the balcony of Jerez de la Frontera town hall and stood with a crowd which had ... congregated outside the building at 12pm for a five-minute vigil. Across the country similar gatherings took place throughout the afternoon to coincide with the journalist's funeral. Only the then Prince of Asturias, Felipe (now the king) had participated

15:32

LifeStyle

17 April 1492: Christopher Columbus obtains funding for his first voyage

Debbie Bartlett

On 17 April 1492, Christopher Columbus achieved the first step towards his dream of setting off westwards to find a quicker route to the Maluku Islands, a trading centre for spices, when the voyage for which the Portuguese king had refused funding