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The submerged economy

The submerged economy

SUSANA ZAMORA

Over one million people in Spain work without a contract and pay no tax or Social Security. This type of fraud means that 250 billion euros a year escapes the taxman. “If I declared it, I wouldn't have enough to live on,” is just one of the reasons given

Malaga's jábegas have arrived in Venice

BORJA GUTIÉRREZ MALAGA

Rowers in Venice.
MONTSERRAT CLOS

Two clubs from El Palo and Pedregalejo took part in the prestigious 'Vogalonga' on Sunday, a 30-kilometre non-competitive route through the city

New beach bar on Malapesquera beach attracts complaints

ALBERTO GÓMEZ BENALMÁDENA

Local residents reported that building works were continuing until late at night and say there are enough 'chiringuitos' in the area already

The new chiringuito will be nearly 200 square metres in size.
The new chiringuito will be nearly 200 square metres in size. SUR

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

A bastion of stability

Rob Palmer

Atleti saw off Marseille 3-0 in Wednesday's Europa League final.
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Atlético Madrid were once a club where the manager very rarely outlasted the president's cigar... now look at them!

Champions in catering, too

Adrián serves customers at a table on the terrace of the restaurant.
Adrián serves customers at a table on the terrace of the restaurant. josele-lanza

Mónica Pérez

Working in collaboration with the Fundatul Foundation in Marbella, Álvaro Morales is training and employing young people with disabilities in his new restaurant

THE EURO ZONE

Let's be realistic

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Catalonia's renewed push for independence is destined to fail

Life after the age of 60

ANA BARREALES

The 'inactive population' is actually anything but

The great wine wall of China

ANDREW J. LINN

Despite what some say, China could become the next great wine producing nation

So annoying

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Let's stop pretending that life is peaches and cream

Next to the tubs are taps for clients to fill and refill while soaking.
Next to the tubs are taps for clients to fill and refill while soaking. BEER SPA GRANADA

Anyone for a beer bath?

Mark Nayler

Water, barley, yeast and hops work on your skin while you relax with a glass of the local brew at Spain's first beer spa

An Amazon warehouse in San Fernando de Henares.
An Amazon warehouse in San Fernando de Henares. Alberto Ferreras

Amazon delays its Malaga base opening

Ignacio LILLO

Due to ongoing disputes in Madrid, the opening of a planned distribution centre has been pushed back

María del Mar Martín Rojo (c) with Isabel Pascual and Marc Sanderson this week in London.
María del Mar Martín Rojo (c) with Isabel Pascual and Marc Sanderson this week in London. F. Lorenzo

Malaga goes global in London to attract international investment

PEDRO LUIS GÓMEZ LONDON.

The Costa del Sol city and Barcelona were the only places in Spain present at Going Global, a fair for British firms thinking of expanding overseas