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The Costa's climate is getting hotter

MATÍAS STUBER

Temperature readings at Malaga Airport are on average 1.3 degrees higher than they were 30 years ago, Aemet weather data says

Malaga's average temperature continues to rise.
Malaga's average temperature continues to rise. SUR

A creative way to help the environment

Jennie Rhodes

Dita Grunte and Rafa Coellho hope their 'spaceshit' will travel far to educate youngsters about the dangers of plastics and other litter

The 'spaceshit', made of plastic waste, is ready for takeoff near Ronda.
The 'spaceshit', made of plastic waste, is ready for takeoff near Ronda. Dita Grunte / Rafa Coellho

A 70-day penniless trek across Spain

ANDREA JIMÉNEZ MARBELLA.

The two 28-year-old friends adventured across the country to draw attention to Spain's rural population and natural parks

Adrián Ruiz and Andrea Martello passing through Talavera de la Reina.
Adrián Ruiz and Andrea Martello passing through Talavera de la Reina. SUR
Trippier was officially presented on Thursday.
Trippier was officially presented on Thursday. efe

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

Out of the EPL comfort zone

Rob Palmer

Kieran Trippier has traded the riches and comfort of the Premier League for a chance to play under Diego Simeone at Atlético Madrid

Mueller is the reigning Spanish champion.
Mueller is the reigning Spanish champion. sur

The future of Spanish golf is from Marbella

JULIO RODRÍGUEZ

Álvaro Mueller-Baumgart Lucena is attracting the spotlight on the amateur circuit after completing an extraordinary double

Crazy for Jennifer Lopez

J-Lo celebrates her 50th birthday on 24 July.
J-Lo celebrates her 50th birthday on 24 July. SUR

IVÁN GELIBTER / PABLO ZORRILLA MÁLAGA.

Despite tickets costing between 65 and 165 euros, the star sold 10,000 tickets in only four hours

Musical bubbles

HÉCTOR BARBOTTA

Héctor Barbotta

The success of Starlite appears to have woken high-flying musical ambitions in other Costa del Sol resorts, prepared to take on Marbella in a battle for the position of symbol of the summer

Behind the times

MARK NAYLER

Mark Nayler

Acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez introduced a minimum wage hike of 22 per cent in January, from 736 to 900 euros. It was a laudable move, but won't be enough by itself.

Customs and exercise

PETER EDGERTON

Peter Edgerton

If you're bored, a fun game to play from time to time involves identifying the five aspects of Spanish life that you most enjoy and appreciate

Customer care

ANDREW J. LINN

Restaurants mistakenly believe that it is enough to serve good food and the world will beat a regular path to the door. It is not as easy as that

Each vine will produce around five kilos of passion fruit.
Each vine will produce around five kilos of passion fruit. Ñ. S.

Growing ecological fruit with passion

AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ MALAGA.

High in carbohydrates and fibre and a source of vitamins and minerals, passion fruit is in great demand across Europe

Fabio Rodríguez shows how the glasses work.
Fabio Rodríguez shows how the glasses work. P. J. Q

New glasses allow the blind to read and recognise faces

IGNACIO LILLO MALAGA

The spectacles, launched in Malaga, are called 'OrCam MyEye'; they tell users the text, objects and faces that are in front of them, but comes with a price tag of 4,500 euros