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Words of love which have survived the passage of time

JOSÉ MARÍA MARTÍN

Workers at the area's waste management plant have found a letter written by a young man on military service to his girlfriend 47 years ago

A photo of the letter which was found among the rubbish.
A photo of the letter which was found among the rubbish. SUR

Cancelada traffic link in Estepona is fully reopen

JOSÉ MARÍA MARTÍN

The government delegate in Andalucía presided over the opening ceremony after the infrastructure repair works, which were finished early

Image of the inauguration of the newly renovated link to Cancelada.
Image of the inauguration of the newly renovated link to Cancelada. SUR

A cooler alternative in Portugal

A natural pool.
A natural pool. A.M.S.

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

Serra da Estrela Natural Park. Within a few hours of the Costa del Sol you can enjoy much lower summer temperatures and even low-priced accommodation and food in a mountain range with authentic and calming village life

German-style beer fest celebrations in Torremolinos in 2015.
German-style beer fest celebrations in Torremolinos in 2015. SUR

Oktoberfest revelry back on the Costa

Alekk M. Saanders

Beer and Bavarian gastronomy are on the menu in Torremolinos this weekend but when did this German tradition first hit Spain?

THE MUSIC MAKER

Food forethought

Peter Edgerton

Peter Edgerton

Just when we thought the world of gastronomy couldn't get any more absurdly self-indulgent, somebody somewhere has come up with a beauty

THE BIGGER PICTURE

'Nothing is as permanent as a temporary government spending programme'

JEREMY BLATCH - jb@ehh.gi

The gold price moves on fear and uncertainty, and since the financial crash of 2009, central banks around the world have been aggressive buyers of gold

THE MUSIC MAKER

Watts not to like

PETER EDGERTON WWW.E-PETER.COM

If you want a quintessential example of what made Charlie Watts an extraordinarily fine drummer, you only have to listen to the opening bars of Beast Of Burden

Is clean natural?

ANDREW J. LINN

We should not confuse 'natural' wine with 'clean' wine, the new trend, although there are no official requirements for either

Marbella firefighters load items which will be sent to Beirut.
Marbella firefighters load items which will be sent to Beirut. JOSELE

Marbella to Beirut: a humanitarian link

F. TORRES / Á. FRÍAS

Firefighters from the Costa del Sol have been given support by Marbella council, La Cañada and others to travel to Lebanon and help the population of a country in severe crisis

From the Malaga Palacio hotel.  The scene was set in Brisbane.
From the Malaga Palacio hotel. The scene was set in Brisbane. SUR

Hollywood sets many of its scenes in Malaga province

REGINA SOTORRÍO

The International Location Managers Guild has nominated Malaga’s Tate Aráez for its version of the Oscars, for the outside shots in Warrior Nun and The Crown

THE EURO ZONE

A show of support?

Mark Nayler

Mark Nayler

Covid-induced restrictions resulted in a neutered Diada last year, with several separate events attended by a total of around 60,000 people

Nazis on the Costa del Sol

Wayne Jamison

A recently published book adds further evidence of Franco's Spanish government's collaboration with the Nazi regime during World War II and also after 1945