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Carlos León: painting for pleasure

ANTONIO JAVIER LÓPEZ of an artist who, as Castro Flórez pointed out, belongs to a generation that had to take the lead, with the legacy of the Spanish informality of Tàpies, Millares, Guinovart and Co on one side, and, on the other, the slipstream of pop captained by ... León's career makes him "one of the most relevant Spanish painters of recent decades", said the artistic director of the CAC Malaga, Helena Juncosa, who also described how León's work fits in with one of the art centre's essential strategic lines: to



The eight Andalusian hotels not to be missed

Andrew Forbes

...traditional materials, mixed with the very latest renewable technology. Discreetly luxurious, the interiors by designer Nicky Dobree are truly inviting. The rooms offer views over the town and countryside. Annie B's Spanish Kitchen Whilst in Vejer, take ... the opportunity to book a cooking class at Annie B's Spanish Kitchen. Balcón de Córdoba. Cordoba Balcón de Córdoba Cordoba is sometimes overlooked in favour of its better-known neighbours of Seville or Granada, but this is a mistake. The



Shared glory for Banderas and Almodóvar at the Spanish Academy Awards


Malaga triumphed in more ways than one at Spain's film academy awards on Saturday night. The city's Martín Carpena sports arena had been chosen as the venue for this year's edition of the Goya's, the Spanish industry's equivalent of the Oscars or ... the Baftas, and local actors, Antonio Banderas and Belén Cuesta, came away with top awards. Pedro Almodóvar.SALVADOR SALAS Glamorous stars of Spanish film, among other celebrities and authorities, paraded along the red carpet in Malaga on



Former Unicaja player Robert Archibald dies aged 39

Pedro Luis Alonso

Former Unicaja player Robert Archibald died last Friday morning at the age of 39. Born in Paisley (UK), Archibald became the first Scottish player in the Liga Endesa, representing the Malaga side (2008-11), as well as Pamesa Valencia (2004), Jovent



Cruzcampo launches Axarquía mango beer

Eugenio Cabezas

Spanish beer company Cruzcampo has launched a limited-edition IPA using mangoes from the Axarquía. The Cruzcampo 'Session IPA con Mangos de Málaga' can only be tried at the company's micro brewery in Malaga until stocks run out. The new recipe has



From sports arena to major film awards venue


Movie magic descends on Malaga this weekend as the city hosts the 2020 Goya awards. These are the Spanish equivalent of the American Oscars or UK Baftas. Local authorities and businesses have sponsored the move to the city for this year. The ... prestigious prizes for Spanish-language film will be handed out on Saturday night, (25 January). This is the 35th year of the gala ceremony, which is a major televised event for Spanish households - all eyes will be on Malaga. The venue is the transformed ... Tickets have not been on general sale, instead going to Spanish Film Academy members, nominees, local dignitaries and sponsors. However, one ticket did appear valued at 1,600 euros in a promotion organised by a sponsor, the sale of which has been frowned



24 January 1976: USA and Spain sign friendship treaty

Jennie Rhodes simply read, 'The Treaty Was Signed'. The newspaper reported that at 12.30pm, then American secretary of state Henry Kissinger's plane landed at Madrid's Barajas airport, where he was met by the Spanish foreign minister, José María de Areilza. ... most "far reaching and comprehensive". The historic day ended with a dinner at the Viana palace which was attended by Areilza, Kissinger, the Spanish and US ambassadors and other representatives from both delegations.



Spanish kitchen nightmares


If you are a watcher of Spanish TV (not many hands up!), you cannot have avoided seeing some of the myriad of programmes devoted to food and cooks. This type of programme is popular with viewers and always gets high ratings. But in common with much ... else available on Spanish channels, all of the most popular shows are clones of foreign productions from the UK and the US. WINE OF THE WEEK Oloroso Fernando de Castilla This fortified sherry from a centuries-old Jerez bodega is typical of the



King of Chess opens Spanish championships in Marbella


Former world chess champion Anatoli Kárpov (standing) was in Marbella on Saturday to launch the Spanish Chess Championship, held at the town's Puerto Deportivo. Some 142 players are taking part over nine days. Kárpov also participated in matches



8 November 1975: Birth of Spanish dancer Ángel Corella

Tony Bryant

Considered one of the leading dancers of his generation, Spanish ballet sensation Ángel Corella was born in Madrid on 8 November 1975. His dancing career began when he was spotted by celebrated Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova, who recommended the ... youngster be auditioned for the America Ballet Theatre. He was accepted into the ABT as a soloist in 1995 and by the following year had worked his way up to the rank of principal dancer. Corella is the only Spanish dancer in history to have achieved the ... year, he made his debut at the Paris Opera House; while in July 2016, he was appointed artistic director of the Pennsylvanian Ballet. Corella is renowned for encouraging young dancers: he is a regular judge on Spanish reality show Mira Quien Baila and



Performer dropped from Reggaeton festival

Debbie Bartlett

After a public outcry, Spanish singer Original Elias was told just hours beforehand that he was no longer welcome to perform at the Reggaeton Festival last Friday. The decision came after the artist posted a video on social media which included ... the comment "Gibraltar is Spanish". The comment was made by his cousin. Original Elias and his cousin later apologised and said it had just been a joke, but it caused so much bad feeling in Gibraltar that the organisers decided it would be best to



The Spanish health service now finances a pill that prevents HIV in people who are at high risk


The Spanish national health system (SNS) has started financing a tablet that can prevent HIV infection in high-risk patients. The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with emtricitabine (FTC) and tenofovir disoproxil fumerate (TDF), is given to people ... undetectable viral load. Spain would fail on the first of these objectives, because only 82 per cent of the Spanish population with HIV has been diagnosed. However, in terms of the other two targets, the country registers 95 per cent.



Rincón skate park named after London terrorist attack hero

Eugenio Cabezas

A new skate park in the Huerta Julián park in Rincón de la Victoria, which was officially opened last Saturday, has been named after Ignacio Echeverría, the 39-year-old Spanish man who lost his life during the London Bridge terrorist attack on 3


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Much more than a humble stable


Visitors often take advantage of a trip to see the Christmas lights to take in some of the elaborate nativity scenes open to the public during the holidays. Known in Spanish as a Belén (Bethlehem), each display boasts its own special features, often



Gibraltar government files criminal complaint against Vox in Spain

Debbie Bartlett

The government announced on Wednesday that it has begun legal proceedings against the Spanish far-right party Vox for inciting hatred towards the people of Gibraltar, including statements urging violent action. It says Vox is abusing the right of



Spanish property prices are rising most on the Costa, says survey


The feeling you get on the streets that property is dearer has just been confirmed with hard data; Malaga province, including the Costa del Sol, has seen the biggest increase in the price of housing in the country. According to, a home se



Back and forward

Mark Nayler

In this, the last column of 2019, I thought it would be appropriate to look back at the last twelve months as well as looking forward to 2020. What have we learned about Spanish politics this year and what should we expect to happen (or not to ... support. Vox is now the third most powerful force in Spanish politics and cannot be ignored. Secondly, another general election early next year - which would be the fifth in just over four years - is distinctly possible. Just as in 2015 and 2016, the two ... that Spanish politicians are unaccustomed to the power-sharing arrangements that have become necessary. Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez will try and be sworn in as prime minister again early next year, but his chances of success are only slightly better



6 December 1978: Spain ratifies Constitution of 1978

Tony Bryant

On Wednesday 6 December 1978, the people of Spain voted in a referendum to ratify the new Spanish Constitution. The vote marked the culmination of the Spanish transition to democracy after the death of General Francisco Franco. The new ... constitution was approved by the Spanish parliament (Cortes Generales) on 31 October 1978, and by nearly 90 per cent of Spanish voters in the referendum on 6 December. It was sanctioned by King Juan Carlos on 27 December and came into effect on 29 December, the ... seven people were chosen to represent the deeply divided political spectrum within the Spanish Parliament, while the leading role was given to then ruling UCD party. The assembly nullified the fundamental laws of the regime as well as existing laws



27 December 1703: England and Portugal sign a Port Wine Treaty

Debbie Bartlett

The Methuen Treaty, or Port Wine Treaty, as it became known, was signed between Portugal and England in 1703, during the early years of the Spanish War of Succession, to establish trading relationships between the two countries. At the beginning ... Spanish sherry industry in Jerez, in Cadiz province. The War of Succession and later Napoleonic wars resulted in sales to England and the Netherlands dropping considerably as the hostilities increased, and there was also a change in European tastes due to



World Mobile Congress cancelled amid virus fear


...staff at risk. These included Amazon, Ericsson, Facebook and LG. Many attendees were due to travel from Asia. Faced with this news, the show's organisers, industry-body GSMA, took the drastic step to call it off, despite the Spanish authorities saying



13 December 1938: The birth of ONCE, help for the blind

Jennie Rhodes

...lottery tickets, to provide members with a livelihood. The very first draw was held on 8 May 1939. ONCE stands for Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles (national organisation for Spanish blind people). Although ONCE now has several gambling ... tickets for different days of the week, a special weekend ticket as well as special tickets with higher prizes at different times of year. The draw has for many years been broadcast live every night on Spanish TV channels, including Telecinco, Cuatro ... and CNN+. From January 3, 2017, it has been shown on the Spanish television channel La 1. The basic graphic designs on the cupón are always the same, but the theme changes to correspond to current events, for example when the Euro became legal tender



Legendary Spanish singer Camilo Sesto dies aged 72


Dubbed 'the Spanish Sinatra', singer Camilo Sesto died on Sunday at the age of 72. He died at a Madrid hospital as a result of heart failure, eight days shy of his 73rd birthday and a fortnight before the release of his new album, Camilo Sinfónico,



Telefónica restructure is welcomed by market


Telefónica shares surged on Thursday after it announced it was reorganising its business to stem off a decline in its value. Directors of the Spanish telco and communications giant said that in the future it would concentrate on its businesses in



Ryanair accused by unions of getting round Spanish stike


Unions have criticised Ryanair for bringing in staff from other areas to beat the strike action by Spanish-based cabin crews and pilots. Action on 1 and 2 September saw just 15 cancellations in Spain across the flight programme. The firm was said ... to have used crews from the UK, Ireland and Belgium. But a crew from Portugal reportedly refused to cover for their striking Spanish colleagues. Spanish-based crews are striking over the airline's plans to shut bases on the Canaries and in Girona, ... although routes there wouldn't be axed. The government has also insisted on minimum services on strike days, for example 35 per cent of international flights under five hours staffed by Spanish-based crews must run. Planned strike days remaining are;



Nadal and Bautista deliver Spain's sixth Davis Cup


World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal, along with teammate Robert Bautista won a sixth Davis Cup for Spain on Sunday after beating Canada 2-0. Spain have become the first team to lift the Salad Bowl trophy after the competition changed to its



Spanish man dies in collision with Customs vessel off Eastern beach

Debbie Bartlett

A Spanish man died in a tragic incident off Eastern Beach on Monday, when his boat was involved in a collision with a Customs vessel in the middle of the night. The Royal Gibraltar Police have named the man as 42-year-old Alfredo Morodo Gutiérrez, a ... Spanish law enforcement agencies to ensure the family of the deceased have as much information as possible on the circumstances of this tragic event." There were angry scenes in La Línea when the news broke, with a crowd of over 100 people reportedly



Gibraltar government congratulates PSOE but has a warning for Vox

Debbie Bartlett

...indicated that the socialist party would be the largest party and that the far right Vox would make significant gains. Gibraltar takes a keen interest in Spanish elections, as the results can impact relations between the two governments. The chief ... the largest party to emerge from the Spanish election this weekend will be welcomed by many in Gibraltar ... the rise of Vox, a party that has made false and disparaging remarks about Gibraltar, will nonetheless also be a concern to many. As we




Mark Nayler the euro zone

2013, received a six-year prison sentence last month. For now at least, Catalonia is acting as a smokescreen, behind which the details of yet another vast and intricate fraud scandal are emerging. Prosecutors in ERE - which is named after the Spanish ... Rajoy himself testifying - the first time in Spanish history that a prime minister appeared as a witness in a criminal trial. In the wake of these damning verdicts, the PP faces a formidable task in regaining voters' trust. ERE has the potential to ... protagonists of Gürtel, the latter of which can more plausibly be described as Spain's biggest ever corruption scandal. 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



A prizewinning week for Antonio Banderas


...latest film has picked up a prestigious accolade from Time Magazine. On Monday, Banderas was in Madrid to collect the award for most influential personality of 2019, awarded by the Spanish edition of Vanity Fair. The actor was joined by his daughter,



Simulations and training undertaken in Spanish hospitals to fight against Ebola


...the Spanish Society of Tropical Medicine and International Health (Semtsi). This is precisely the major difference with the outbreak five years ago which caused more than 13,000 deaths in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. "It reached the big cities ... been greatly improved compared with five years ago". She was part of the team who treated three Spanish people who caught the disease: missionaries Miguel Pajares and Manuel García Viejo, both of whom died, and nurse Teresa Romero. "It is true



Marbella shooting thought to be warning


A man of non-Spanish origin was unhurt after two armed men dressed in black fired shots at him on Wednesday afternoon in Nueva Andalucía. After their apparent target took shelter behind some bushes, the attackers fled the scene on a motorcycle.



14 February 1779: Hundreds drown in El Puerto bridge tragedy

Rachel Haynes

Spanish forces in various campaigns. In Andalucía, he successfully reorganised the defensive system of the Bay of Cadiz. Having rejected the idea of building on the ruins of a former stone Roman bridge, O'Reilly chose a wooden structure, which was part


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A rising star of classical and Spanish guitar

Tony Bryant

The Casa de las Navajas will present a night of classical and Spanish guitar music today, Friday 26 July. The concert will be performed by guitarist and composer Pablo Alcázar, a young musician from Nerja who has received much acclaim both in Spain ... ranges from classical and romantic to flamenco. Organised by Torremolinos town hall, the show will start at 9.30pm and will include classics of the Spanish guitar, as well as a series of six themed pieces from his new album. Entrance is free,



Spanish history from a female perspective


...who investigates her family's past and finds the answers that her mother has been unable to get. Lamplugh says of her decision to write a book set during the war, "I wanted to throw light on that dark period of Spanish history that has been largely ... brushed under the carpet, here in Spain, at least, but has left a strong legacy." The main inspiration for the book, says Lamplugh, came from the stolen babies scandal which hit the Spanish headlines a few years ago. She met women whose children had ... Spanish perspective. "I couldn't have written The Red Gene without having lived here many years and got to know people well enough to have in-depth conversations and to develop a feel for Spanish culture and history, as well as some insight into the