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Mike Walsh

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Michael Walsh is a veteran international journalist and professional writer. Resident of Mediterranean Spain, he has ghost-written scores of books for budding authors.

Russia Remembers

IN sombre mood Russia reflects on the centenary of a coup that presaged a bloodbath that claimed the lives of up to 70 million...
the comfort of our illusions

The comfort of our illusions

I OFTEN look back and consider the insanity of endless wars. Then I realise that by being in denial we simply prefer the comfort...
Bought and souled

Bought and souled

AS many go about their daily routine censorship they little realise that censorship and, political correctness is snuffing out the candles of free expression. Let...
Happy british killmas

Happy British killmas

AS Britain transforms into a multi-racial nation tens of thousands of Britons face unnecessary death through deprivation of basic necessities. Cold weather related deaths...
Today they wring their hands

Today they wring their hands

THOSE who rang their bells now wring their hands. The hypocrisy and criminal lack of accountability of the political class is gut-wrenching. Recently, we...
The write way up

The write way up

EVERYONE has a book inside them and sadly this is where it usually stays. As Richard Bach says, ‘a professional writer is an amateur...
A NATION WITHOUT SPIRES

A nation without spires

AS Britain turns its back on Christianity Russia is building new churches at an extraordinary rate. In Moscow alone it is expected that 200...
They’re all together now

They’re all together now

GEORGE Orwell and Ernest Hemingway had much in common with my father, Patrick. The three fought in the same war in the frontlines and...
All that glitters is not gold

All that glitters is not gold

WOULD anyone be inspired to write books, compose music, or paint pictures if there was no one to enjoy them? Yes, I think they...
Pride comes before the fall

Pride comes before the fall

It remains to be seen how long it takes for much of the world to recover from the NATO West’s catastrophic foreign policies. My...
Paradise lost

Paradise lost

THE curse of mankind is unquestioned acceptance of one’s enslavement. Throughout history, humans use fellow humans to war on their foes. Wage-slaves are used...
BRITAIN’S GHOST NAVY

Britain’s ghost navy

AS recently as the 1960s Britain’s Merchant Navy was the largest in the world. It was said that 350,000 British seaman and officers served...
The past is a foreign country

The past is a foreign country

I ENJOYED reaching a milestone birthday; many don’t make it this far. My family was gathered around me, which was good as I would...
British bias corporation

BBC: British Bias Corporation

MANY are the media slurs about state controlled Russian media, little of which stands up to scrutiny. If fake news raises concern then perhaps...
Peace breaks out worldwide

Peace breaks out worldwide

GOVERNMENTS, military-related industries and armed forces are reeling after peace breaks out worldwide. This development has effectively crippled every military complex on earth leaving...
occupation by deception

Occupation by deception

BRITIONS have long cherished the belief that they are a free people. Unlike their neighbours the British never experienced occupation. It is well then...

All our fake news yesterdays

DURING the late 1980s millions caught up on world events by switching on BBC or ITV News. The term news is a misnomer as...
Victorian_Men

Return of the witchfinders

It is a myth that the Victorians were prudish. Their age was exciting, innovative and libertarian. For this reason, many great novels and poems,...
Merkel

The enemy within

IT is beyond belief that within 24-hours of the latest terrorist outrages, two in Spain, the Merkel regime warns Libya that they must not...
Marine Le Pen

French farce

ONE doesn’t need to be a conspiracy theorist to express concern at sharp electoral practice in some European Union nations. One can also draw...
NATO Expansion

Another fine mess…

“IF the world was a bar, America would be the angry drunk waving around a loaded gun. Yeah, the other people in the bar...
TV Ratings War

The TV ratings war

SPEAKING OFF the record a CNN anchor was honest perhaps for the first time in his life. Conceding that the broadcaster’s anti-Russian rhetoric was...

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Costa Blanca cruising to a record-breaking year

ALICANTE has seen a substantial increase in the numbers of cruise passengers for the first six months of the year. According to data provided by...

Costa Blanca market traders suffer in heatwave

WORDS and phrases such as “insufferable”, “horrible” and “third world conditions” have been used to describe the conditions endured in the Alicante Central Market. This...

Air-con faults stress out patients and visitors at Costa Blanca hospital

HUNDREDS of patients attending the Alicante General Hospital have had to put up with the excesses of the current heatwave due to problems with...

Spanish taxis to get the blues

FOLLOWING on from similar initiatives in Belgium, the Netherlands and Greece, Spain is the latest country to introduce a system of blue number plates...

New study to tackle the rising number of jellyfish on the Costa del Sol

A NEW study has been launched on the Costa del Sol that will look into ways of dealing with ever-rising numbers of jellyfish on...

Costa Blanca bar robber forgets his backpack at the crime scene

A 58-year-old Spanish national has been arrested in the centre of Alicante after robbing a bar. The detainee had no choice but to eventually admit...

Costa Blanca dog cruelty suspect identified using microchips

SANTA POLA Town Council has been able to finally identify a local man believed to have mistreated a number of dogs. He faces a fine...

TONIGHT: Meteors galore as Moon enters darkest phase.

As RTN reported earlier this week, the Perseid meteor shower reaches its highest point during this week.  However, tonight (Sunday August 12) will provide...

Benidorm holds silent vigil in memory of gender violence victims

BENIDORM held a minute of silence in memory of the latest victim of male violence in Spain. The Mayor Toni Pérez joined representatives of several...

Burglary gang busted on Costa del Sol

A GANG of professional burglars who allegedly targeted apartments via entering though communal garages has been busted. Based in Malaga, the group are thought to...

Costa del Sol motorway plans are on track

MAYOR of Malaga, Francisco de la Torre, wants to move forward a proposal he made at the end of last year to construct a...

Two arrested over fake items worth €350,000 on the Costa Blanca

AFTER receiving a number of complaints from legitimate traders, officers of the Guardia Civil started to investigate the sale of counterfeit goods in Altea...

Age Concern Fuengirola y Mijas news

AS August comes to a close, then the Age Concern Fuengirola y Mijas group will be re-opening their three weekly drop-in clubs from the...

First Costa Blanca evacuees return home but Llutxent fire still burns

THE 120 citizens of Pinet who were evacuated as a wild fire ravaged their municipality have been allowed to return home but 2,600 who...