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1 Feb

Specialist baby and child photography

ruth babies 5NOW BASED on the Costa del Sol, Welsh photographer Ruth Jones’s versatility and creativity extends across the spectrum, including the specialist field of baby and child photography. […]

CAGE fighting in MARBELLA

1 Feb

International combatants in one-to-one bouts

cage 1MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (MMA), as cage fighting is officially known, was born in Brazil. The martial art of Brazilian Ju Jitsu was at the forefront of this one-to-one combat, a style that was and still is led by the Gracie family. In the early days the fighting art was known as “Vale Tudo”, Portuguese for “anything valid”. […]


29 Jan

Luxury meets nature at Hotel Hermitage

Hotel Hermitage - Gneral view to Hotel

THE COSTA DEL SOL is known internationally for a variety of reasons: some memorable, others best overlooked. The memorable ones include an exceptional Mediterranean climate and lifestyle; the ones best overlooked, well… the dark side of Marbella’s glitzy and glamorous image. […]


28 Jan

Gold medal for Los Aguilares Pinot Noir

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MÁLAGA WOULD not come all that high up on most people’s list of major wine-making areas in Spain but the province is quietly boosting its reputation in the industry. The latest Sierras de Málaga “Denominación de Origen” wine to receive international recognition is the 2008 Pinot Noir from Cortijo Los Aguilares in Ronda: awarded a Grand Gold Medal at the Mondial du Pinot Noir in Sierre, Switzerland. […]

Junior MASTER to tour STAR

21 Jan

Pablo Martin honoured by La Cala Resort

la cala 1 MÁLAGA-BORN Pablo Martín, winner of the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa (first event of the 2010 European Tour), was presented with the La Cala Resort Junior Masters Player of the Year award at a ceremony to launch this year’s Junior Masters tournament. […]

LIVE music in MALAGA

20 Jan

New season at Echegaray Theatre

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Robert Fripp

FORMER KING CRIMSON guitarist Robert Fripp and jazz and progressive rock flautist Theo Travis (Gong) will be presenting songs from their album Thread during two concerts at the newly re-opened Echegaray Theatre in Málaga capital on 29 and 30 April. […]


1 Jan

Kupka, Horses – and Playthings

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Picasso's Caballo Alado

AN EXHIBITION of Czech artist Frantisek Kupka’s work from the Centre Pompidou Collection is on show at the Museo Picasso in Málaga capital until 25 April. […]


1 Jan

PEACHES GELDOF for Miss Ultimo

OKAY, SO IT was for Debenham’s Christmas collection and it’s now the new year but what the heck – admiring the “fun and flirty” face and body of Miss Ultimo lingerie sure beats anything her dad might offer us.


TOUR star on COAST

17 Dec

New home for Fernández-Castaño at Valle Romano

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Fernández-Castaño and general manager Javier Subijana

EUROPEAN TOUR champion Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño has received the keys to his new home at Valle Romano Golf & Resort – a project he endorses on his travels in Spain and around the world. […]


10 Dec

THE MAIN HIGHLIGHT of San Pedro Rotarians’ Christmas gala at Magna Café was the official  presentation of the club’s traditional donations to the poor of San Pedro de Alcántara.


Among those attending the dinner were founder member and immediate past president Lewis Hathaway and his wife Gillaine – doyenne of the Coast’s international press.