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Gibraltar to go back into lockdown from 10pm tonight

Debbie Bartlett

Chief minister Fabian Picardo says the coronavirus is propagating faster than it can be controlled and the government is imposing the new restrictions "with a very, very heavy heart"

The border between Spain and Gibraltar - closed unless for work or to catch a flight. File photograph.
The border between Spain and Gibraltar - closed unless for work or to catch a flight. File photograph. SUR
Rahmani strikes the ball during a game at La Rosaleda this season.
Rahmani strikes the ball during a game at La Rosaleda this season. MCF

Malaga's Yanis Rahmani on Athletic Bilbao's radar

BORJA GUTIÉRREZ

The performances of the player on loan from Almeria haven't escaped the eyes of the Basque club, whose market is very limited because of its transfer philosophy

President of the Junta de Andalucía Juanma Moreno delivers the much-awaited news.
President of the Junta de Andalucía Juanma Moreno delivers the much-awaited news. SUR

Andalucía confirms no new Covid-19 restrictions for New Year

JOSÉ LUIS PIEDRA / ISABEL MÉNDEZ

The Junta will not impose any further modification or tightening of the current pandemic restrictions that will remain in place until 10 January

Season’s bleatings

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

It’s one of the unwritten rules about Christmas - nobody really likes turkey but no-one dares say so

I’d trade a Christmas parade for a leg of ham

Ana BArreales

I understand that it’s difficult to get the right balance between trying to keep the excitement in the air and avoiding crowds, but perhaps now’s the time to consider something different

THE BOTTOM LINE

25 Christmases

Jennie Rhodes

Jennie Rhodes

Somehow I have always made it home for Christmas - this year it is not to be

THE MUSIC MAKER

You been famed

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Fame is a fickle mistress. One minute you're singing your one not very good hit to a radio audience of millions, the next your slumped in a bar, slugging back warm gin and tonics

THE EURO ZONE

Feeding frenzy

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

One wonders whether private sector heavyweights should be receiving any of Brussels' €750-billion fund, which is supposedly for EU countries that have been especially affected by the virus

A Ronda pioneer

A. J. Linn

The Romans made wine in Ronda and shipped it back to Rome, and the productiveness continued until the phylloxera bug decimated all Europe’s vineyards