Wednesday, 28 September 2016

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Appetite for construction

ALREADY occupying a premier position among the world’s most luxurious destinations, Marbella is set to see its star shine even brighter, with the announcement that the Costa del Sol city will have one of the most ambitious hotel projects in history unfold on its soil. Platinum Estates, a Hong Kong…

Golden Years premiere at the Marbella International film Festival

WITH the Marbella International Film Festival taking place from September 28 to October 2, there will be a temporary suspension of the regular Oscar Night presentations at the H10 Andalucia Plaza with all of the movie interest shifting to the Teatro Goya in Puerto Banus for those five days. All…

Seek and ye shall find

A MAJOR archaeological discovery has been unearthed during the initial phase of construction of a new hotel in the heart of Estepona. As earth was being excavated, the well-preserved remains of a medieval tannery gradually came into view, leading the council to call in experts. The ruins date from the…

Counting the human cost

STUDENTS at the European Sixth Form College who took A-levels with the examination boards Cambridge and Edexcel, will not receive any grades, it has been confirmed. In an email to parents Edexcel said it had concerns which “called into question the integrity of the storage of assessment materials and the…

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WORK has started on the next link of the road…
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The end of a painful saga for thousands of Costa…

Mega hotel set to dominate

FOLLOWING another change of direction, plans for a luxury hotel in Malaga’s port have now been endorsed by the city council and will shortly be made public. The development is being backed by the Qatar-based Al Bidda Group and is expected to require investment of close to €120 million, with…

Red, red wine the best in Spain

A WINE from Alora has been voted the best available in Spanish supermarkets, in the guide book, ‘Superwines 2017 The Supermarket Wine Guide,’ (Spanish, Los Supervinos 2017. La guía de vinos de supermercado). The crianza Vega del Geva, produced by the Perez Hidalgo bodega, was voted the best red wine…

A round with the stars

PHILANTHROPIC foundation ‘Global Gift,’ headed by Malaga-born actress, and ex-girlfriend of Antonio Banderas, Maria Bravo, plus ‘Desperate Housewives’ star Eva Longoria, is to host a star-studded charity event in Marbella next month. The Global Gift Solidarity Challenge, follows the success of the organisation’s flagship gala in July, which raised thousands…

Marbella International Film Festival official press conference

EURO WEEKLY NEWS was invited to attend the official press conference of the Marbella International Film Festival (MIFF) which begins next week on September 28, drawing some of the world’s finest actors and directors to the Costa del Sol city. Celebrating its eleventh edition, this year’s festival promises to be…

Ashes scandal end in sight

The end of a painful saga for thousands of Costa del Sol families who were given the wrong ashes after their loved ones were cremated, many of them at night, may be in sight. Malaga’s provincial court has given the green light to financial compensation for those affected in the…

Veteran rugby legend Jonathan Davies marries in Marbs

EX-WALES rugby star and BBC pundit Jonathan Davies has tied the knot in Marbella after getting engaged in the glam resort last summer. 53-year-old Davies, who has four children, married 41-year-old Jay Thorburn, who he began dating after his split from second wife Helen. His new spouse runs a business…

A new road for Fuengirola

WORK has started on the next link of the road to bypass Fuengirola town centre. The new stretch when finished, will run from Avenida Salinas where it meets the KM 212 motorway exit on the A7, to the Fuengirola to Mijas village road, the A367, just above Lidl supermarket and…

Roadworks’ relic

MARBELLA Public Works councillor, Blanca Fernandez, and her culture counterpart, Gema Midon, have announced that an old fountain has been uncovered during work to install a new sanitation device on Avenida Nabeul, close to Plaza Puente Malaga. The water dispenser was functional until the latter half of the 20th century,…

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