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The Tomato war starts

The world’s most sticky festival and also the world’s largest food war breaks out tomorrow in the small town of Buñol in the Valencia region, 38 km west of Valencia. La…

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Bomb threat found on plane

Bristol Airport was shut down after a hand written bomb threat was found on a Ryanair plane from Alicante to Bristol. The airport was shut down for 6 hours while police…

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9 tons of bananas dumped

On the Canary Islands the association for banana producers has ordered that 9 tons bananas is to be dumped to keep banana prices up and due to fruit market glut. Naturally, this…

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La Vuelta starts

Vuelta a España – Spain around which is one of the world’s biggest bike races, has four tranches in the Málaga province this year, one of them regarded as particularly spectacular….

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Cruise liner to Torrevieja

On September 22nd a cruise ship arrives in Torrevieja for the first time. Expectations from the municipality’s businesses were large, but they will obviously be disappointed. The ship, owned by Amadea Shipping…

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Spain is testing an Ebola vaccine

A new Ebola vaccine reported by the World Health Organization to be 100% effective, is now about be tested in Spain. The vaccine has previously been tested on 4,000 people in…

No tax on small-scale solar panels

Following massive opposition, Spanish authorities have decided to refrain from the announced tax on private solar plants producing up to 10kW. Although one might think that Spain with all the…

Spanish Secrets, Part 8

Part eight of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain have a small mountain range which is also a nature park, very easily accessible from Málaga. Montes de Malaga is…

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The world’s best organic olive oil

An olive oil from Almeria has been voted the world’s best organic olive oil. Oro del Desierto (Desert Gold) competed with 25 other olive oil producers from Spain, Italy, Portgual…

Fair in Málaga

The biggest party of the Costa de Sol and one of the world’s biggest street parties, lasts more than one week, from Saturday 15 August to Saturday 22 August. Opening Ceremony…