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"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
Gareth Bale during a league game last year.
Gareth Bale during a league game last year. REUTERS

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

An expensive spectator

Rob Palmer

Professionally, life at Real Madrid for Gareth Bale is tough; personally, life is good

Casillas, during a game with his last club, Porto, in 2018.
Casillas, during a game with his last club, Porto, in 2018. EFE

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

San Íker (Casillas)

Rob Palmer

One of the greatest goalkeepers of all time announces his retirement

Banderas, sixty years of hard work and glory

Banderas, with his Goya.
Banderas, with his Goya. EFE

IKER CORTÉS / REGINA SOTORRÍO

The Malaga actor celebrates his six decades of life in quarantine, after announcing that he has tested positive for coronavirus

The art of masking identity
ÑITO SALAS

The art of masking identity

REGINA SOTORRÍO

Exhibition. Disturbing, hidden, disguised and transfigured faces make up the new temporary exhibition at the Carmen Thyssen museum

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