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Pablo Machín.
Pablo Machín. SUR

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

Festive reflections

Rob Palmer

La Liga is as unpredictable as ever. If only we had Zinedine Zidane's crystal ball....

The coastal path keeps on growing in Estepona

C. Márquez

The latest stretch, which was inaugurated just before Christmas, leaves just five kilometres of path to be constructed

The mayor of Estepona, José María García Urbano, and president of the provincial government,  Elías Bendodo, at the inauguration ceremony.
The mayor of Estepona, José María García Urbano, and president of the provincial government, Elías Bendodo, at the inauguration ceremony. Charo Márquez

Malaga gets its share of El Gordo

ANTONIO M. ROMERO MALAGA.

Tickets with the first prize in Spain's Christmas lottery were sold in Malaga, Vélez-Málaga, Marbella, Ronda, Torremolinos, Almáchar, Benalmádena and Torrox

Friends in Vélez-Málaga celebrate their share of the second prize.
Friends in Vélez-Málaga celebrate their share of the second prize. Ñito Salas

Gerald Brenan's Yegen, a century on

A view of Yegen, a village that in some ways has changed little since Gerald Brenan lived there. :: Ideal
A view of Yegen, a village that in some ways has changed little since Gerald Brenan lived there. :: Ideal

Mark Nayler

The village the writer called home in the 1920s has gained motorcars and TV, but retains its "ocean of air"

 James Bedford's body was cryopreserved.
James Bedford's body was cryopreserved. r. c.

Rest in freeze

SUSANA ZAMORA

A company in Valencia is a pioneer in Europe by offering cryopreservation services. It says it already has two clients

Year in, year out

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

What's in store for 2019? Here are a few predictions

The euro zone

Prepared for the worst

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

The Spanish government's new Brexit initiative is welcome news, and might be the most valuable thing Sánchez does during what is likely to be a short term in power

Star-stricken

ANDREW J. LINN

Why should 35-year-old Dani García decide the world of the Michelin stratosphere is no longer tempting?

Poor sprung door technique

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

I had a brief taste of Sisyphus's fate last week...

Operating theatres

Ángel Escalera

Ángel Escalera

The Guadalhorce hospital opened late, and not properly. And when a tree is born twisted, it is hard to straighten it out

THE EURO ZONE

In two minds

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Pedro Sánchez's bumper increase to the minimum wage highlights the PSOE leader's schizophrenic tactics with regard to the Catalonia problem