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La Tribuna in Arroyo de la Miel.
La Tribuna in Arroyo de la Miel. SUR

Short and sweet

FERNANDO ALONSO

Arroyo de la Miel was once an enormous estate, where an Italian businessman made paper for playing cards

Central government and regions agree to close nightclubs

Daniel Roldán

Health Minister Salvador Illa met with regional authorities on Friday to discuss further measures to stop the spread of Covid-19, including a ban on smoking in outdoor public spaces

Salvador Illa, on Friday.
Salvador Illa, on Friday. EFE

Sniffer dog rescuers return from volunteer mission to Lebanon

SUR

After the huge explosion in Beirut's port last week, members of the GERCCMA charity, including Malaga firefighters, flew out to help

The expert dog handlers, pictured at Malaga Airport, helped to look for survivors in Beirut . ñito salas
The expert dog handlers, pictured at Malaga Airport, helped to look for survivors in Beirut . ñito salas ÑITO SALAS

"We've lost everything, but we're lucky nobody died"

Andrea Jiménez

The Spanish and British communities in Mollina help the more than 70 people evacuated from the Lazy Days Pueblo Fiesta static caravan site where 40 homes were totally destroyed on Sunday

Ñitos salas

Art, music, culture and more

Denise Bush

Summer along the coast of southern Spain is the season for outdoor music festivals and despite the restrictions this year there are plenty scheduled for this month and next

THE EURO ZONE

Bad for business

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Accusations of shady financial activities damage the reputation of any prominent individual or organisation, but they'll have an even greater impact on Podemos, which claims to be free of all the usual vices

THE EURO ZONE

Compare and contrast

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

To question that imposing total lockdowns during pandemics is the only, or at least the best, way to proceed has become an almost unspeakable taboo,

THE MUSIC MAKER

Wave culture

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

A fixed, false smile, glazed expression and constantly pumping arm for everyone - that should do the trick

THE BOTTOM LINE

Tales from the old days

Rachel Haynes

Rachel Haynes

The girl looks up from her history book. Without checking the date, she assumes she's been reading about the 17th or 18th century, even earlier. Then she realises her mistake

The watermelon is a versatile ingredient for use in sweet and savoury dishes.
The watermelon is a versatile ingredient for use in sweet and savoury dishes. DANIEL MALDONADO

Watermelon, not just a refreshing summer snack

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

This popular summer fruit combines well with several other foods such as goat's cheese, tomatoes, meats and various herbs

Get paid to eat

ANDREW J. LINN

Surely isn't the one catch-all trick to offer wine at half price across the board?

THE MUSIC MAKER

Amazon gain forest

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

If my calculations are right, and Jeff Bezos was taxed at ninety-nine per cent, he'd still be getting about 216,000 dollars an hour which is even more than London plumbers charge