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Azahara Muñoz during Thursday's play at Aloha.
Azahara Muñoz during Thursday's play at Aloha. EFE

Open de España gets under way at Aloha

ALEJANDRO DÍAZ

Local golfer Azahara Muñoz is looking for her third title following wins in 2016 and 2017; at the end of day one she was in 18th place

Piqué and wife Shakira at the Davis Cup final.
Piqué and wife Shakira at the Davis Cup final. AFP

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

Bale and Piqué fall into the fans' bad books

Rob Palmer

Both Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Barça's Gerard Piqué have been criticised for putting other projects or hobbies before their respective clubs

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

Invader birds

IGNACIO LILLO

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

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

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

The Rewire team.
The Rewire team. SUR

Costa firm wins data technology prize

SUR.

Rewire Social won the award for the best scalable blockchain project during the Global Blockchain Convergence congress held in Malaga

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

THE EURO ZONE

Either or

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis revealed what he wants for Christmas - a stable government for Spain