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Pumpkins as big as Cinderella's carriage

Pumpkins as big as Cinderella's carriage

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

Manuel Planells, an amateur grower from Almeria, has set an new Andalusian record this year for pumpkins, with a giant weighing in at 456 kilos

The rebirth of the Iberian lynx

CECILIA CUERDO

The latest census shows that there are nearly 900 lynxes on the peninsula now, including adults and kittens - ten times as many as in 2002

A female lynx and her kitten.
A female lynx and her kitten. R. C.
Juan Marín and Marta Figueras-Dotti lift the Solheim Cup next to Francisco Salado and representatives of other institutions.
Juan Marín and Marta Figueras-Dotti lift the Solheim Cup next to Francisco Salado and representatives of other institutions. josele

Casares confirmed as venue of the 2023 edition of the Solheim Cup

JOSÉ MARÍA MARTÍN

The women's equivalent of the Ryder Cup was presented on Monday and will take place at Finca Cortesín from 18 to 24 September 2023

THE BOTTOM LINE

All that scum

Héctor Barbotta

Héctor Barbotta

For too long now the pearl of the Costa del Sol has grown used to shootings; while it often comes in waves, it's hard to remember the last time the town went a couple of months without hearing the sound of gunshots

THE MUSIC MAKER

Lead 'em and weep

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

We need our leaders, not to lead necessarily - although that would be nice - but rather just to look the part so that we don't have to

THE EURO ZONE

Getting to the point

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

As always with Spanish politics, one has to look beyond the personal insults and bickering

food & drink

A crazy week

ANDREW J. LINN

Under pressure to call things what they really are, the EU will propose it's rechristened 'veggie disk'

The five women face five weeks at sea before arriving in Barcelona.
The five women face five weeks at sea before arriving in Barcelona. pANKRA nIETO

'The sea and cancer both test your strength'

JUDITH ROMERO

Five women who have survived breast cancer are sailing round Spain from Bilbao to raise awareness of the illness. The women arrived in Malaga on Monday as part of their voyage

THE BOTTOM LINE

Back to the photos

Rachel Haynes

Rachel Haynes

In the (hopefully, not too distant) future, we will look back at photos from this year and know immediately they were taken during the "Covid era"

PET CARE

Garbage control

PETER HARRISON

Animals can easily be injured when trying to reach leftover food in a blown-over bin