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World Hearing Day - time to get tested at Sontec Hearing Centres


...established on the Costa del Sol more than 20 years ago. This week provides the ideal opportunity to arrange a free hearing test. Wednesday 3 March is World Hearing Day and this year the World Health Organisation's theme is 'Hearing care for ALL! Screen.



Gorham's Cave World Heritage Site gets a new website

Debbie Bartlett

The Gorham's Cave complex World Heritage Site now has a website of its own instead of a dedicated section on the website of the Gibraltar National Museum. The museum is the authority that manages the complex on behalf of the government. The



World Padel Tour to make stops in Malaga and Marbella


Marbella and Malaga have both been selected to host events on the 2021 World Padel Tour. From 7 to 13 June, Marbella will play host to the first Masters' tournament of the tour, and the fifth event overall. Later on, from 2 to 8 August, the Malaga ... prestigious. Therefore, Marbella will again play host to the best padel players in the world, having also held a Masters event last February just before the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. On top of this, an exhibition event will be held



The difficult journey back into sport after becoming a mum


It's sad to think that there are women across the world who still don't have the right to decide their own future. Fortunately, here and now, even if there are still obstacles, becoming a mother is a woman's choice. In the world of elite sport,



Andalusian wage gap revealed as women earn an average of 6,000 euros a year less than men


Monday, 22 February, to mark Spain's Day of Salary Equality. The Junta de Andalucía’s head of the Ministry of Equality, Rocío Ruiz, said that "the gender pay gap currently represents one of the greatest social injustices in the world". According to the ... Equality stated that "the wage gap is a measurable and quantifiable reality that directly affects women and girls around the world”. Ruiz stressed that "various international organisations, such as UN Women, have pointed to an increase in inequalities and



Tributes paid to one of Gib's 'national treasures'

Debbie Bartlett

Individuals and politicians have been expressing their sadness at the death of 94-year-old Mariola Summerfield, who chief minister Fabian Picardo described as "a national treasure" and "one of a kind". She belonged to the generation who experience



Spain's big boys set to miss out big time

Rob Palmer There are no guarantees in football but Mbappé and Haaland look like sound investments. Mbappé, a World Cup winner as a teenager was the human hurricane which devastated the Camp Nou this week. His hat-trick virtually ended Barcelona's European ... out of the elite club competition. It's amazing that Dortmund secured Haaland for just 20 million euros in January 2020. His value must have increased ten-fold in thirteen months. The world is at his talented feet. He can choose any club that can ... afford to buy him or show greater ambition than his home city club? Real Madrid supporters would adore him, but the truth is that the club's world standing is slipping. I expect Mbappé to stay and Haaland to stick at Dortmund until the leading football


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'World class' Michael Jackson tribute comes to Malaga


...the best Jackson imitators in the world - The Legend Continues is based on Jackson's last concert tour to announce his farewell from the stage, a tour that was interrupted by the singer's unexpected death in 2009. Concha reproduces the essence and



Regino Hernández can't make it past the qualifiers in the Snowboardcross World Cup

pedro luis alonso

It has been a forgettable start to the year for Nerja snowboarder Regino Hernández, who failed to make the cut in the first round of the Snowboardcross World Cup in Valmalenco (Italy). Hernández came 58th out of 63 last Friday in the event which ... was originally scheduled to take place last year in Bergamo (also Italy). The 29-year-old, who hardly appeared in 2020 after fracturing two vertebrae and a wrist, must quickly pick up his form ahead of the World Championships in Idre Fjäll (Sweden)



Tívoli World is 'viable' despite its 11-million-euro debt says bankruptcy administrator

Ivan Gelibter

The future of Tívoli World in Benalmádena on Spain’s Costa del Sol could be viable, although this would require taking on a high debt and making major investments. That is the main conclusion that the bankruptcy administrator of the park, Juan ... amounts to 11 million euros. According to the administrator, nine million correspond to public debt (tax and social security), while the rest is split between the Benalmádena town hall, various banks and other providers. Tívoli World has been centre of



The future of Marvel, drawn in Malaga

Antonio Javier López

...the world of comic cartoons. Then, one of her teachers at the university saw some of her work and told her, "You really ought to draw." Carmen Carnero still can't quite believe what has happened. She started focusing on that type of work again, went ... to endless fairs to showcase her skills, then to London for an interview, passed through the doorway at Marvel, and now she is one of the Stormbreakers, the new group of eight artists from all over the world who will be working on the future of the



Your property on the Costa del Sol in 2021

SUR in English

...of the world, who are looking for quality of life. The current pandemic may have interfered with the short-term plans of many, however this could well be the ideal moment to consider investments for the future. The property market on the Costa


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A creative use of wood, influenced by construction and the third world


Once he became a teenager, he fully embraced his creative side at the Padre San Millán arts school. He proudly describes himself as self-taught with a wide range of influences, from his experience in the world of construction and managing an extensive



Travelling the world in search of creative direction

Tony Bryant

Swedish artist and interior designer Kjell Sporrong has spent his life travelling the world exploring different creative directions. The 58-year-old decided to settle on the Costa del Sol in 2000. After spending 20 years as the driving force behind ... planned for 2021. He is also looking forward to travelling the world again. "I can't wait to show the new art in next year's exhibitions. I also look forward to being able to travel again, as I really miss that now, but every day we tell ourselves that



Malaga tennis star Davidovich to participate in ATP 250 tournament in Marbella this April

david balmer

world, said he was excited at the prospect of playing in his home province and expressed his hope that fans would be able to attend the tournament. The 21-year-old, who played at Puente Romano in 2018 and 2019 on the Challenger Tour, was complimentary of ... same place. The veteran has had an easier start to the year, reaching the second round of the Australian Open. This performance means he currently lies 57th in the world rankings, six places behind Davidovich. The pair will be joined by the likes of



The 'worst wine in the world' is made in Malaga


The Malaga sommelier, Enrique López, has entered the world of wine through the front door. Accustomed to dealing with and letting himself be carried away by the rankings and the gastronomic guides in order to define the quality of wines, the local ... businessman has launched Cero Puntos Parker (Zero Parker Points), which in wine jargon would infer it is the worst wine in the world. The founder of El Cavino and author of the book 'Te cuento un vino' (I'll tell you about a wine) explains that he has made ... Trained as a sommelier at the regulating council for the Málaga y Sierras de Málaga Denominación de Origen , Enrique López aims to bring the world of wine to all types of consumers. Magical and natural "Wine is something magical and natural, it makes



4 December 1985: Santiago de Compostela, World Heritage Site

Debbie Bartlett

It has been a destination for pilgrims for hundreds of years, making their way on foot along the world-famous Caminos de Santiago, and on 4 December 1985 the historic centre of this lovely town in Galicia was officially declared a Unesco World ... to the city each year from points all over Europe and other parts of the world, culminating in a visit to the cathedral to kiss the mantle of a 13th-century image of the saint from a passageway behind the altar, and pray before the relics of Saint ... atmosphere of this very special World Heritage treasure.



Glory for Carolina Marín for the first time since 2019


Spanish badminton player Carolina Marín won the Thailand Open, the first Super 1000 of the season, after surprising world number one Tai Tzu-ying (21-9, 21-16) in the final of the tournament in Bangkok on Sunday. Marín, who is from Huelva, has got ... her year off to the best possible start, not dropping a set throughout the whole tournament, picking up her first title since 2019. The reigning Olympic champion, triple world champion and four-time European champion is showing signs that she has



Local sailor granted a surprise chance to realise her Olympic dream


Moncada is the reigning European under-21 champion in this category, in addition to having finished runner-up in the most recent world youth championship. The upcoming sailing meet in Hyères in France from 17 to 24 April had been due to act as a



18 December 2012: The UN holds first World Arabic Language Day

Jennie Rhodes

World Arabic Language Day has been celebrated every year on 18 December since 2012. The date coincides with the day in 1973 that the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted Arabic as the organisation's sixth official language. Today Arabic ... is spoken by over 420 million people and is the sixth most common language in the world. Arabic was spoken in Spain, and in particular Al-andalus, from the eighth to the fifteenth centuries during its period of Islamic rule. The first group of



Eldevenir, the latest addition to the local contemporary art scene

Antonio Javier López

It sounds like a very simple thing to do, but in fact it is radical, even revolutionary. Because in the midst of a health and economic crisis, the true dimensions of which are still barely known, with the uncertainty of what lies ahead in the short a



Chiara Luna: the first baby born in Andalucía in 2021


Chiara Luna was the first bouncing baby born in Malaga province and also the first born in Andalucía in 2021. The little girl came into the world while the New Year bells were still ringing, just after midnight at the Malaga’s Hospital Materno



Change the record

Peter Edgerton

...time to beating Guinness world records. Apart from the flipper thing, he's turned his hand to many other pursuits such as playing keepy-uppy with a ping pong ball on the side of a table tennis bat which feat he managed to endure for a mind-boggling ... 51 minutes at which point he probably sneezed or something. There's more. Only last week our hero beat the Guinness world record for running a mile in Dutch clogs; his time was under seven minutes which, bearing in mind each clog weighs one kilo ... mountain bike on your chin for ten minutes? Christian's your man. The world needs more chaps like this - striving for greatness in a not necessarily dignified manner. Spanish people hold some other wonderful records, including the fastest ever marathon



'I feel this is my place in the world; I enjoy country life'

OSKAR BELATEGUI your footsteps? I always say she should do whatever she wants. I wouldn't mind. Does Olaeta ever feel too small? Uh, Olaeta is very big, there is room for everything. For me exploring the world was tied in with work and sacrifice and I'm not ... willing to pay that price again. I feel that this is my place in the world, I am where I want to be, and I enjoy what I do. People from cities tend to have a romantic image of country life. They do, but because they don't know what hard work it is. I



Alejandro Davidovich to work with Martín Fiz to improve his fitness


Malaga-based tennis player Alejandro Davidovich made waves in the sporting world last week by announcing former world champion marathon runner Martín Fiz as a new member of his team. Although Davidovich will continue working with his current ... Fuengirola, where he lives. "Very happy that you are joining our family." Fiz already has strong links to Malaga as ambassador, together with Abel Antón, of the Malaga Marathon. But now, the Olympian and World (1995) and European (1994) champion is



Products and services for pets, a sector that is growing fast

nuria triguero / ignacio lillo

...entrepreneur who came to Malaga two years ago, began thinking about setting up a business, he soon realised that the world of domestic pets offered a host of opportunities. “I have a fox terrier and when I was looking for a dog grooming salon none of them



Costa puts on the charm offensive for British tourists at a virtual World Travel Market

Pilar Martínez

The local tourism industry this week went on a charm offensive at a special World Travel Market went virtual. The annual travel fair, which ordinarily takes place in London, ran from Monday to Wednesday this week, with the Costa del Sol tourism ... town halls and companies an opportunity to showcase what they have to offer, as well as their intentions for a post-Covid world, in live conference sessions and forums. This was in addition to speed networking sessions, one-to-one meetings, and



One of the world's most luxurious megayachts docks in Malaga port


At 116 metres in length and with a capacity for 66 people, Ulysses was an imposing figure in Malaga port on Sunday. Considered one of the most luxurious private cruisers in the world, this spectacular mega yacht, valued at more than 200 million



Tivoli World among worst debtors to Spanish tax office


...private individuals. Among the companies on the Costa that feature is the owner of Benalmádena theme park, Tivoli World. It owed 3.4 million at the start of the year to the taxman and is currently in the hands of administrators. Public-private firms



The firefighter 'Everesting' his way across Malaga province


...mountain than he did in the ring. His level of fitness soon attracted attention and he often competes for the Andalusian and Spanish trail running teams. He was in the winning team at the world championships in Italy and his achievements as a



Nerja businessman plans world's longest zip wire

Eugenio Cabezas

Nerja businessman, Jonathan Méndez, has approached a company in Catalonia with the idea of constructing the world's longest zip wire along the town's Chíllar river. Méndez, who owns a firm called Meynber, has asked Zip-trans Systems S.L. to



Tivoli World theme park goes into administration


Benalmádena's iconic theme park, Tivoli World, which opened in 1972, has gone into administration. The firm running the park, Compañía Internacional de Parques and Atracciones SA (Cipasa), has been replaced by an administrator appointed by a ... linked to Sandokán. This prevented Tremón from embarking on an ambitious 300-million-euro expansion and modernisation project for Tivoli announced in 2017. Tivoli World was opened in 1972 by Norwegian businessman Bent Olsen, who sold the park to



Simeone's Atlético: a recognisable brand

Rob Palmer

...recognised style as he mastered the art of continually rebuilding the side; Simeone is the only man in world football who continues to pull this off at club level. His club is back in vogue after beating Barcelona in a La Liga match for the first time in a ... the previous edition. They rely on a world-class goalkeeper. Once it was David de Gea, then Thibaut Courtois and now Jan Oblak. The defence is constructed of men who can tackle and head the ball, midfield consists of footballers with a bursting heart



Aids: a success story for researchers


December 1st is World Aids Day. Since the first cases of HIV were announced over 35 years ago, 78 million people around the world have contracted it and 35 million have died from related illnesses. However, during this time it has passed from being ... enters the body". The complexity in this case is that there are many types of HIV. "It's a bit like all the different types of flu in the world. It's hard enough for the scientific community to come up with a flu vaccine every year, and for Aids it



Malaga-based technology company Freepik plans to hire 100 more employees this year


Freepik, the Malaga-based technology company that specialises in the production and distribution of graphic resources with one of the most extensive catalogues of images and vectors in the world, generated 136 jobs last year – despite the pandemic - ... representing an increase of 69 per cent of its workforce compared to 2019. In total, it closed the 2020 financial year with 300 employees and 40 million users per month around the world that generated a total of 1.2 billion downloads of the more than 16 ... useful and used image bank in the world." The company will be looking for content creators (such as graphic designers, art directors, photographers) and people with technology backgrounds such as web developers and programmers. Freepik was founded



The purpose built village which will be a home for Alzheimer's patients

IRMA CUESTA world alzheimer's day

If all goes according to plan, by the end of 2019 the French town of Dax will make history by becoming the second place on the planet with a type of commune for Alzheimer's sufferers. It will have a community of 120 patients, living in a place which



Low key Armistice Day commemoration in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

...only and members of the public were not allowed to congregate outside. Wreath-laying marks Remembrance Sunday in Malaga's English cemetery The 102nd anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to signal the end of the First World War was