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Spain celebrate their victory against Albania.
Spain celebrate their victory against Albania. AFP

Spain qualify for 2018 World Cup

RODRIGO ERRASTI / SUR

'La Roja' book themselves a place in their eleventh consecutive World Cup competition after a convincing win over Albania last Friday

Marbella's home form strengthens

Marbella's home form strengthens

marbella Julio rodríguez

The Whites claimed their fourth home victory in the league on Sunday as they beat Cartagena 1-0 in a game that could have gone either way

The sound of silence

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The sound of silence

a look at la liga Rob Palmer

It was a strange experience, but playing the Barcelona-Las Palmas tie behind closed doors was best for all concerned

First major bank quits Catalonia after week of crisis and tension
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First major bank quits Catalonia after week of crisis and tension

SUR BARCELONA / MADRID.

Banco Sabadell, one of Spain's biggest banks, is to move its registered head office out of the region due to customers' fears following illegal independence vote and general strike. The Constitutional Court has banned the regional parliament meeting planned for Monday when a unilateral declaration of independence could be debated

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The pure coco in chocolate prevents the formation of blood clots and reduces inflammation. :: SUR
The pure coco in chocolate prevents the formation of blood clots and reduces inflammation. :: SUR

The benefits of chocolate: happiness and brain power

RAQUEL ALCOLEA

Moderate consumption of chocolate reduces the risks of suffering some cardiovascular illnesses, lowers blood pressure and gives the brain a feeling of happiness

THE EURO ZONE

What now?

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

The business world started to get nervous about the standoff between Spain's two leading cities during last week's events in Catalonia

Trapped

PABLO ARANDA

Flying so low

PETER EDGERTON

Peter Edgerton

The only surprising thing is that some people seemed to find Monarch's collapse surprising. It's anything but

The lovers of invention

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

The beautifully counterintuitive form of thinking by Antonio Ibáñez de Alba involved in his invention of "water that it's impossible to drown in" led me to ponder other seemingly contradictory concepts

THE EURO ZONE

Only the beginning

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

It remains a mystery how Catalonia could split from Spain, even if a "yes" vote is returned in this Sunday's incendiary referendum, yet the region's business community is becoming nervous about possible effects of the protracted battle being fought between Catalonia and Madrid

What's going on in Spain?

PEDRO LUIS GÓMEZ

It's autumn already, and after one of the most magnificent summers for Spain, Andalucía and Malaga in history as far as tourism is concerned, the industry is already thinking about next year