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Green homework for the Costa del Sol

MATÍAS STUBER

Climate change experts are calling for urgent improvements to water management and want a strip of woodland along the coastline

Sewage treatment is still an issue in Malaga province.
Sewage treatment is still an issue in Malaga province. ÑITO SALAS

Malaga claims the first birth of the New Year in Andalucía

ANTONIO JAVIER LÓPEZ / NIEVES CASTRO MALAGA.

Adil arrived at the Hospital Clínico at just six minutes past midnight followed six minutes later by Francisco in Almeria and thirty-three minutes later by David in Marbella

Nursing staff and family surround little Adil.
Nursing staff and family surround little Adil. ÑITO SALAS

Around the galleries

Denise Bush

A round-up of art exhibitions currently open to the public in southern Spain

Work by Sean Scully is at the CAC in Malaga until 19 January.
Work by Sean Scully is at the CAC in Malaga until 19 January. SALVADOR SALAS
Philippe Coutinho.
Philippe Coutinho. aFP

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

Gullibility proves costly

Rob Palmer

Rather than "judging a film by its trailer", clubs looking to recruit in the winter transfer window need to exercise due diligence

The man 'stamped' on the river bed

The artwork on the bed of the Guadalmedina river as seen from the La Aurora bridge.
The artwork on the bed of the Guadalmedina river as seen from the La Aurora bridge. ESTER REQUENA

Luis Moret

The graffiti artist Bisser has left his mark in Malaga with an image that is taking passersby by surprise

The euro zone

Too close to call?

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

It's plausible to argue that in present-day Spain there is a very close relationship between law and politics when it comes to Catalan separatists

The finished article

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Unfortunately, owing to the general haze of tinsel, turkey legs and passive aggressive in-laws, a lot of us lose track of which day is which around this time of year.

Wishes and resolutions

Rachel Haynes

Rachel Haynes

With new governments embarking on a complicated year in Spain and Britain, what did our politicians put on their lists of New Year's resolutions?

No shows

ANDREW J. LINN

In Spain, the question of reservations is treated more casually than in many other first world countries

the euro zone

Back and forward

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

What have we learned about Spanish politics this year and what should we expect to happen (or not to happen) in the one that's just around the corner?

2020 vision

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

What delights will the coming twelve months bring?