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Climate change in the spotlight in Madrid as COP25 continues

JAVIER GUILLENEA MADRID.

25,000 will attend the conference, which had to be moved from Chile at the last minute due to unrest in the Latin American country

A display welcomes visitors at the COP25 conference in Madrid.
A display welcomes visitors at the COP25 conference in Madrid. CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP

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

Calle Larios MIGUE FERNÁNDEZ
The demanding road to Tokyo 2020
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The demanding road to Tokyo 2020

pedro luis alonso

Only two names from Malaga are practically guaranteed a place at the Olympics, but others may be added later

Lionel Messi poses with his six Ballon D'or trophies in Paris on Monday.
Lionel Messi poses with his six Ballon D'or trophies in Paris on Monday. reuters

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

The best there's ever been

Rob Palmer

Virgil van Dijk is a phenomenal defender, but there was only ever to be one winner of the Ballon d'Or: Lionel Messi

A prizewinning week for Antonio Banderas

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

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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

Volunteers sorting the goods at Bancosol's warehouse.
Volunteers sorting the goods at Bancosol's warehouse. EVA S. MELENDO

Gran Recogida foodbank campaign breaks own record

CLAUDIA SAN MARTÍN

In total 643,700 kilos of produce were handed in by shoppers around the province of Malaga over two days

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

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

Invader birds

IGNACIO LILLO

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

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

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