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One day - different views

One day - different views

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

International Women's Day is celebrated the world over but different countries see it in different ways; four Costa del Sol residents explain what 8 March means for them

Living under the rule of women

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

Women on the island of Kinhu.
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Zamarramala and Kinhu. The Spanish town and the Estonian island both put women in the driving seat, but in different ways

Mariano scored Real's second against Barcelona on Sunday.
Mariano scored Real's second against Barcelona on Sunday. efe

A LOOK AT LA LIGA

In need of some stardust

Rob Palmer

The weekend's Clásico highlighted how far Spain's big two have fallen in terms of attracting the world's biggest talents

Atajate pays tribute to its women

Atajate pays tribute to its women
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susana zamora

The smallest village in Malaga province has recognised the work of women by installing plaques with their names outside 200 houses

A police diver and officer search for evidence at the scene of a recent crime in Mijas Costa.
A police diver and officer search for evidence at the scene of a recent crime in Mijas Costa. f. t.

Costa del Sol, the drug smuggling crossroads

organised crime ÁLVARO FRÍAS / FERNANDO TORRES / JUAN CANO

The authorities say there are currently between 50 and 100 criminal gangs based on the Costa

THE BOTTOM LINE

Scaremongering

Daryl Finch

Daryl Finch

When presented with facts that don't necessarily chime with our viewpoint, we're much more inclined to dismiss it à la Donald Trump as "fake news" or, in the case of the coronavirus, "scaremongering"

food & drink

False friends

ANDREW J. LINN

To 'invite' someone to a meal in Spain can often lead to misunderstandings

THE MUSIC MAKER

The Village Dream Preservation Society

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Bar-shops are a novel new idea attempting to halt the declining population of rural villages

Intu the storm

PETER SANDERSON

The UK company behind the new commercial and leisure development planned for Torremolinos have work to do to avoid the types of tailbacks blighting the Plaza Mayor extension

Picasso Museum Malaga.
Picasso Museum Malaga. ÑITO SALAS

The Arts Society Benahavís 'deconstructs' Picasso

JANE NORRIE

This lecture on 9 March discusses the originality of Picasso's works which often provoked outrage but what drove his career and determined his stylistic changes?

THE EURO ZONE

Front line politics

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Spain's fledgling coalition has managed to secure parliamentary approval for key fiscal plans - these, however, are the least controversial pieces of legislation they will attempt to ratify