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The Finnish exodus from Fuengirola

Ivan Gelibter

Anna likes to do her shopping locally.
ñito salas

Los Pacos is home to the biggest overseas community of Finns in the world, although more than half have gone back to Finland now because there are fewer restrictions as a result of the coronavirus crisis

A local supplier makes a delivery at the marina.
A local supplier makes a delivery at the marina. SUR

Community spirit thrives in the marina

Ash Bolton

Around 30 families stuck on their boats at Alcaidesa marina for the lockdown are supporting the local economy by getting all their goods delivered by local suppliers

THE MUSIC MAKER

Hear my voice

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

What do people who put their political views on social media think is really going to happen? That loads of their contacts are suddenly going to come round to their way of thinking?

THE BOTTOM LINE

The generous guiri

IGNACIO LILLO

Next time you feel like criticising the overcrowding, the noise and the inconvenience that tourists might cause,remember the hardships we are going through now they're not here

THE BOTTOM LINE

Tourism and the left

Héctor Barbotta

Héctor Barbotta

A long time ago now tourism stopped being entertainment for a privileged few and became the bread and butter for many. It ought to be taken more seriously

THE EURO ZONE

A difficult summer

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Spain is the second most-visited tourist destination in the world, so the functioning of its hospitality industry over the next few months will be key to post-lockdown recovery

food & drink

Life after Covid-19

ANDREW J. LINN

Although the re-opening programme is being finalised, the end-result is still vague, but the indications are that going out for a drink or a meal will be more stressful than staying at home

THE MUSIC MAKER

Hobbies and passed times

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Over the last few weeks, I've succumbed to the odd nostalgic musing