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Calle Larios MIGUE FERNÁNDEZ

Thousands cram into Malaga city centre to see the Christmas lights

Juan Soto

Actor Antonio Banderas flicked the switch on Friday night for a spectacle with focal points in Calle Larios, Alcazabilla and Alameda Principal

A prizewinning week for Antonio Banderas

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The actor has been named most influential personality of 2019 by the Spanish edition of Vanity Fair, as well as being given the Best Movie Performance 2019 award by Time magazin

Banderas and his daughter, Stella del Carmen, in Madrid.
Banderas and his daughter, Stella del Carmen, in Madrid. FEX

The euro zone

Flip-flop

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Sánchez has to talk; to make any headway with the Catalan problem, the PSOE leader needs to secure another term as prime minister, and to achieve that he requires the ERC's votes or abstention

Invader birds

IGNACIO LILLO

Underneath their pretty and cartoon-like façade, the parakeets are a serious environmental threat

Do the light thing

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Next year, I propose the ayuntamiento in Malaga promotes the Big Switch On Switch Off whereby just as the Christmas lights come on, everyone present turns off their phone for rest of the evening

The Bigger PIcture

Will bonds protect you in a crisis?

JEREMY BLATCH

Sensible investors will examine carefully what type of bonds they hold and why they hold them, before concluding whether bonds offer the desired protection within their overall portfolio

The Sky Princess in Malaga port.
The Sky Princess in Malaga port. a. FORBES

Sky Princess debuts in Malaga

Andrew Forbes

The brand new ocean liner docked at the Levante quayside of the port and was welcomed by city and regional tourism officials

The carnivore way

ANDREW J. LINN

As Andalusians got richer and more bored with the staple fare of fish and pork, the demand for quality beef has exploded

THE EURO ZONE

Either or

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis revealed what he wants for Christmas - a stable government for Spain