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Marbella's iconic Venus goes for a facelift

Marbella's Venus, ready to be  driven to Madrid for treatment.
Marbella's Venus, ready to be driven to Madrid for treatment. josele

JOAQUINA DUEÑAS

The waterskiing figure has been transferred to Madrid, where a specialist company will be carrying out restoration work

THE EURO ZONE

Premature calculation

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

The real story is behind the figures: without unpacking and contextual detail, numbers by themselves can be misleading

THE MUSIC MAKER

Animal magic

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

I'd heard that Spain was a nation fairly ambivalent towards animals and so couldn't, for the life of me, work out why everybody was talking constantly about dogs

THE BOTTOM LINE

A techno and antigen fortress at the Sohail

TXEMA MARTÍN

Young people have been longing to party; last week's experimental non-distancing techno concert was a success

False foodies on the web

ANDREW J. LINN

The world wide web is a source of endless information, and no-one controls what is actually published there

15 hotels to surprise the kids with this summer without leaving Andalucía

ALMUDENA NOGUÉS

The Costa del Sol, Roquetas de Mar, Almuñécar, Chiclana and Cartaya are the epicentre of family tourism with all-inclusive resorts designed for children to enjoy. What will they love? Water parks, swimming pools with dragons, pirate ships, cinemas, minigolf, bowling alleys, sports facilities…they won’t want to go home!

The Andalucía cinema site and (inset) FC Barcelona's Gerard Piqué. File photograph
The Andalucía cinema site and (inset) FC Barcelona's Gerard Piqué. File photograph FRANCIS SILVA

Gerard Piqué's family investment company plans five-star hotel in Malaga

ANA PÉREZ-BRYAN / JESÚS HINOJOSA

The Barcelona footballer's father is a key player in the project worth a total of around 50 million euros, with the Meliá hotel chain lined up to operate the luxury property

THE EURO ZONE

In for a dollar

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Sánchez's US tour is part of a broader initiative, aimed at persuading foreign companies to pump cash into Spain

THE BOTTOM LINE

Enough is enough

Ivan Gelibter

Ivan Gelibter

The authorities are giving the impression that we are living in a kind of anarchy run by youngsters who go around having wild drinking parties that the police can't control