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How to choose wallpaper for painting

How to choose wallpaper for painting

THERE are various types of wallpapers that are suitable for painting. Lining paper Lining paper helps to cover defects in the walls surface, providing a smooth and even finish for the wallpaper to be applied onto....
Three skin sins to avoid for sensitive skin

Three skin sins to avoid for sensitive skin

AVOID: Switching things up. It can be frustrating when you start using a brand-new beauty product only for your skin to a) get worse or b) show absolutely zero results. But hopping from...
Boost your brain power

5 foods to boost your brainpower

EATING well is good for your mental as well as your physical health. The brain requires nutrients just like your heart, lungs or muscles do. But which foods are particularly important to keep our...
Double Tomato Bruschetta

RTN Recipes: Double tomato bruschetta, pesto stuffed pork chops, easy fruit cobblers.

Double Tomato Bruschetta Ingredients 6 plum tomatoes, chopped, ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil, 3 cloves minced garlic, 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1/4 cup fresh basil, stems removed, 1/4 teaspoon salt,...
What is the mortgage floor rate

Pellicer & Heredia: What is the mortgage floor rate?

Q:What is the mortgage floor rate? How do I know if my mortgage has this? A:The mortgage floor rate is one of the many abusive clauses that you may have written in your mortgage, the...
Cleaning your dogs ears

Cleaning your dogs ears

MANY dogs have ears that require regular cleaning. With this simple process cleaning your dog’s ears is easy enough to do at home provided you have the right equipment. Why clean your dog’s ears? Dogs have...
DIVERTICULITIS – A COMMON SILENT PROBLEM

Diverticulitis – a common silent problem

DIVERTICULAR disease and diverticulitis are related digestive conditions that affect the large intestine (colon). In diverticular disease, small bulges or pockets (diverticula) develop in the lining of the intestine, and diverticulitis is when these pockets...
DIY peel off face mask and natural hair dye

DIY peel off face mask and natural hair dye

Honey and pineapple peel off face mask The benefits of a peel off face mask are many. Besides giving your skin radiance and firmness in a jiffy, they are also very effective in cleansing your...
Washing machine settings and cycles

Washing machine settings and cycles

DIFFERENT types of clothes require different settings to get everything completely clean, without problems occurring in the washing process, such as colour bleed. Putting a coloured t-shirt in with white tops for a wash will...
PEUGEOT JOINS VEHICLE SCRAPPAGE SCHEME

Peugeot joins vehicle scrappage scheme

PEUGEOT is offering motorists the opportunity to swap their car or van for a safer, greener new Peugeot at a generous discount ranging between £1,750 (€2,000) and £7,000 (€8,000) across the range.  All vehicles...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - THE HOUSE BY THE RIVER (COVER)

Book Review: The House by the River by Lena Manta

THE FIRST novel by acclaimed Greek writer Lena Manta to appear in English translation, The House by the River is an intimate, emotionally powerful saga following five young women as they realize that no...
Financial Advisor

We need to ensure this cannot happen again.

I’ve been battling with myself over the last few days as to whether to write this article, and indeed what to say. As many of you will have heard by now, one of the...
Combatting the common cold

Combatting the common cold

YOUR head throbs, your nose runs and you're coughing. While the common cold isn't usually serious, it's nothing to sneeze at either. Cold symptoms can make the average adult miserable for about a week. If you catch...
World Sight Day

At least half of all cases of sight loss could have been prevented according...

ONE in five people will live with sight loss in their life time despite at least half of all cases being avoidable, warns a new report published by charity the Royal National Institute of...
Active middle aged men tend to stay active

Active middle aged men tend to stay active

ACCORDING to a new online study published by the British Medical Journal, active middle-aged men are likely to stay active into old age. The research included nearly 3,500 British men, aged 40 to 59 at...

Is English is losing its importance in Europe?

NEW RESEARCH reveals how learning a foreign language is not a priority for UK students. In most European countries, it is compulsory to start learning a foreign language between ages 6 and 8 –...
BAR GRIZZLY’S in Calpe

Bar Grizzly’s in Calpe: Something for everyone

BAR GRIZZLY’S in Calpe rocks non-stop every day from 10.00am. Dutch Owners Nico and Anna saw potential in the bar restaurant when they arrived on the Costa Blanca in 2010. Some two years ago, they...
Do it yourself - prepare your pond for winter

Do it yourself: Prepare your pond for winter

AS winter creeps in, ponds become a magnet for fallen leaves and if they are allowed to sink to the bottom in great quantity, they will make the water unpleasant for fish, plants and...
Adventures of a Young Naturalist - David Attenborough's Zoo Quest Expeditions

Book Review: Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Sir David Attenborough

ADEVENTURES of a Young Naturalist: David Attenborough's Zoo Quest Expeditions In 1954, a young David Attenborough was offered the opportunity of a lifetime - to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London...
What should I do for World Sight Day

Ask the Optician – What should I do for World Sight Day?

WORLD SIGHT DAY (WSD) is an annual day of awareness on the 12th of October to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. To support this important initiative, we’re answering your questions about impaired...
Driving them crazy

Malaga province examiners’ strike driving them crazy

APPROXIMATELY 30 per cent of driving schools in Malaga are on the brink of closing. The ongoing strikes in Malaga province, which began in June due to pay disputes, have caused an average loss of...
Steps Required for Inheritance in Spain

Steps required for inheritance in Spain

DEAR Mr Blanco, I am an English lady living in Spain and recently my English husband passed away. Could you please explain the necessary steps to follow to obtain the inheritance here in Spain. Yours,...

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VALENCIAN DAY CELEBRATED ACROSS THE COMMUNITY

Valencian Day celebrated across the Community

JOSÉ MANUEL DOLÓN, the mayor of Torrevieja, led the municipality during the Valencia Community Day on October 9. After carrying out the Spanish flag from...
Hiker falls four metres on the Montgo

Hiker falls four metres on the Montgo

A 30-YEAR-OLD woman was airlifted to safety after falling some four metres whilst hiking on the Montgo with friends. The rescue operation was carried out...
Charity Race Night at El Cid

Charity Race Night at El Cid

JALON VALLEY A.R.C. is looking forward to hosting its Charity Race Night at El Cid Bar, Restaurant & Bowls in Benidoleig on Friday November...
Melody-Maker-Enrique-Lozano

Don´t take away the music: Late singer´s family battle on

ENRIQUE Lozano´s death has encouraged his family to continue his fight. The family of the former lead singer of Malaga group, Los Iberos, have made...
City doing all it can to keep police officers

City doing all it can to keep police officers

THE 10 Benidorm local police officers hired at Easter to reinforce the city’s high summer season services have not had their contracts extended by...

Breast cancer: How your mind can help your body

EACH year 185,000 women in this country learn that they have breast cancer. Given that less than a quarter of them have genetic or...

Quirónsalud offer free mammograms to mark International Breast Cancer Day

HOSPITAL Quirónsalud Torrevieja is launching a campaign to help prevent breast cancer by providing free mammograms to mark the International Breast Cancer Day. Free mammograms...
Is your house ready for winter

Is your house ready for winter?

EVERY year it pays off to make sure your house is ready for winter.  After the cold of last winter that ‘preventative and remedial action’...
MUNICIPALITIES SEEK TO EXTEND RECYCLING HABITS

Municipalities seek to extend recycling habits

DATA released by ECOEMBES has shown that the municipalities that make up the Vega Baja recycled 4,500 tons of paper and light packaging during...
Stuffed chicken breast

RTN recipe: Stuffed chicken breasts with mushroom and thyme

Ingredients 25g mixed dried mushrooms such as shiitake, oyster or porcini Handful of thyme sprigs, leaves Splash of chilli oil (optional) Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 large...
Woman who received heart from Olympic coach vows active lifestyle

Woman who received heart from Olympic coach vows active lifestyle

A 67-YEAR-OLD Brazilian woman, once bedridden, has pledged to pursue an active lifestyle, even including canoeing, after receiving the heart of the coach of...
Such devoted sisters

Studio32, such devoted sisters

THE weeks are counting down now to Studio32’s winter show and rehearsals are in full swing. This talented company will be performing a wonderful...
ALL READY FOR THE NEXT ‘GOTA FRIA’

All ready for the next ‘gota fria’

WITH the month of October well underway, the Murcia region is fully prepared for the annual possibility of the gota fria storms which can...
More Parcent

More Parcent in October

THE village of Parcent will host a weekend of activities from Friday October 20 – Sunday October 22. ‘More Parcent’ will open with the inauguration...