Malaga Costa del Sol

Malaga ranks best for British breaks

MALAGA was the favourite destination for British tourists this summer. With Palma de Mallorca in second place, six Spanish cities appear in the top 10 holiday destinations in July, August and September 2011. This was revealed in a global ranking report prepared by Spanish holiday property rental portal HomeAway.es following a survey of 1,213 users in November

Frigiliana - Axarquia

Modern tourism guide for Frigiliana

A TOURIST guide which can be used from any phone with internet connection has been created for Frigiliana. The guide was presented by the local Tourism councillor, Maria Jose Caravaca, and is available from ‘frigiliana.entumano.es’ The guide has a list of places of interest, monuments, restaurants, accomodation and activities, with photos and videos of the

Property in Spain

Spanish properties sold to foreigners increase by 24.7%

PROPERTY sales to foreigners in Spain experienced an increase of 24.7% in the third quarter of 2011 compared to the same period last year, according to statistics from the Ministry of Public Transactions. The provinces with the greatest number of property purchases by foreigners were Alicante (2097), Malaga (951), Barcelona (607), Balearics (516) and Santa

Homes in Spain

Junta to regulate thousands of illegal Andalucia properties

ANDALUCIA’S Junta president has announced plans to regulate thousands of homes that have been built illegally over the last few decades. Speaking in Torrox at the weekend, Jose Antonio Grinan said a decree to legalise many of the properties built on non-buildable land would ‘probably’ be passed on January 10. “We are talking about legalising thousands and thousands of

Sterling Pound GBR

Sterling hit the highest level against the euro for nearly 10 months yesterday

STERLING hit the highest level against the euro for nearly 10 months yesterday, breaking through €1.19/£1 as a lack of confidence in a solution to the debt crisis and the risk of downgrades gathered pace. Negative sentiment towards the euro did however drive sterling lower against the US dollar as investors looked to the safer

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