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U3A Vall del Pop summer update

THE U3A (University of the Third Age) Vall del Pop group, a self-help organisation for people no longer in full-time employment, covers the many villages and communities in the Jalon and Orba valleys, with...
Nearly 1 in 5 British pets have a social media profile

Nearly 1 in 5 British pets have a social media profile

THEY may not be able to speak for themselves or use a computer, but that has not stopped thousands of Britain's pets from having a social media profile, a survey has found. Just under a...
NOT A CHEAP SHOT

Macallan whisky, not a cheap shot

ACCORDING to experts, the €8,670 measure of Macallan 1878 vintage Scotch whisky bought at a St Moritz hotel was a fake. The unnamed Chinese guest paid CHF9,999 (€8,670) for a 2cl measure of the single...

Book Review: Damaged by Martina Cole

THE new novel from Sunday Times Nº1 bestseller, Martina Cole, sees the return of her iconic heroine DCI Kate Burrows. If you liked The Ladykiller you'll love Damaged. The 'undisputed queen of crime writing'...
succulents

Have a super succulent summer inside and out

THERE ARE some words in the English language that make me snigger like a schoolboy everytime I hear or read them. ‘Moist’, is one of them, regularly featured in cookery columns and food programmes ,...
City slickers - one in seven have not gone for a rural stroll in the past two years or longer

City slickers: One in seven have not gone for a rural stroll in the...

A SURVEY has found that 13 per cent of Brits hadn’t gone for a stroll in the countryside for the past 24 months or more, with some confessing to being ‘city-bound’ for even longer. More...

Willie swaps potting for putting

FIRSTLY, a fantastic weekend of golf and entertainment with snooker ace and king of the 147s, Willie Thorne, was organised by John Williams and his mother Karen (who just happens to be the secretary...

Beauty tips

TOP three summer talc hacks 1. Say goodbye to stuck-on sand Sprinkle talcum powder on areas where sand has stuck to you and wipe off. The sweat, oil and water that’s causing the sand to stick...
Second Lions concert raises over €1,500

Second Lions concert raises over €1,500

THE seafront in Moraira recently played host to the second concert in the series of free summer shows produced by the Teulada-Moraira Lions Club, which raised over €1,500 for the local health centre. The evening...
Competition authorities give go ahead for Santander Popular deal

Competition authorities give go ahead for Spanish banks deal

EU competition authorities gave the formal green light on Tuesday for the sale of Spanish lender Banco Popular to Spain’s biggest bank Santander, the first major test of Europe's new system for dealing with...
Craig David and TS5 regular visitors to Marbella

Craig David and TS5 regular visitors to Marbella

A LARGE audience packed out La Sala by the Sea in to join in the TS5 Pool Party presented by Craig David with Mayfair Sessions. These sessions grew from a number of private performances that...

Ladies who Lunch celebrate anniversary

THERE ARE many well-known big local organisations up and down the Costa Blanca and beyond that raise enormous amounts of money for charities and other good causes. Often, some of the smaller groups doing an...
First pet position remains empty

First pet position remains empty

AMONG the spate of recent headlines discussing the many vacancies at The White House, one position appears like it won't be filled anytime soon—the first pet. ‘The first family is still getting settled so there...
Cruising to Cullera with Free Spirits HD

Cruising to Cullera with Free Spirits Harley Davidson motorbike group

FREE Spirits HD is an English-speaking Harley Davidson enthusiast group of over 50 members based across the Marina Alta. The male and female group - made up of riders and pillions – enjoy a ride...

Documentary likens one egg to five cigarettes

A new documentary produced by Joaquin Phoenix is coming under fire from doctors and scientists over its bold claims about the adverse effects of consuming eggs and meat. A recent arrival on Netflix, What the...
Ricky Lavazza

Ricky Lavazza a hit on the Costa

ALTHOUGH he thought of himself as a Welsh Italian Stallion and took the stage name Ricky Lavazza, this popular singer is a bit of a pussycat. He is a gentle family man who has built...
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RTN Recipes – Grapefruit and Avocado Salad, Baked Dijon salmon & Pork Chops with...

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad Ingredients 4 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned, 4 avocados - peeled, pitted, and sliced, 1/3 cup orange juice, 1/3 cup olive oil, 3 tablespoons lime juice, 2 tablespoons honey, salt and cracked...
€1,000 for those who need it most

€1,000 for those who need it most

A charity fundraiser held last week by Giving4Giving and Sell Your Stuff Spain raised €1,000 to be split between four Marina Baixa charities. Over the years, Giving4Giving has helped Anemona and the AECC and the...
PEUGEOT TAKES THE SILK WAY RALLY

Peugeot win the Silk Way Rally

PEUGEOT has triumphed again on the Silk Way Rally, which took place from Russia to China over two weeks, having also claimed the event last year with Cyril Despres. The French brand set off...

UK landlords’ energy ratings reminder

PERHAPS you’re living in Spain but you have rented out a private or business property?  Are you aware of the new regulations brought in as part of the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property England...
Driving Licences

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q :There are so many conflicting stories about foreign nationals having to change a driving license when they reside in Spain. So, what is correct – at the moment? Do I have to change...
CHECK THOSE MOLES

Check those moles

ON AVERAGE, men go to their GP half as often as women. It's important to be aware of changes to your health, and to see your GP immediately if you notice something's not right. ...

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NATIONAL POLICE: ‘Terror attack’ stolen vans rumour circulating on social media in Spain is...

SPAIN'S National Police force has confirmed that a rumour of several stolen vans being stolen to be used in a potential terror attack on...

Red flags on the beach mean one thing… DANGER!

AUGUST 15 was a ‘Red Day’ in more than one sense of the word. During the Tuesday national holiday that brought more than the usual number...
Ex Marbella mayor may return

Ex-Marbella mayor may return to power

POLITICAL TURMOIL in Marbella looks set to be resolved by the end of this month. And this could see the return to power of the...
Starlite festival

Marbella´s star studded Starlite festival

MARBELLA’S sixth annual Starlite festival is hotting up, with a series of concerts left to go until the event ends on August 26. Tomorrow night,...
FAST

FAST need first aid… quickly!

FAST – First Aid Support Team – are a group of volunteers from Camposol near to Mazarron.  They respond to medical emergencies on Camposol...
ELCHE DAD TAKES THE BLAME

Dad takes the blame for son in car crash

A FATHER originally took responsibility for a car crash to cover for his son. Following an incident on Calle Bigastro in Elche, a man phoned...
Are we nuts to be nuts about nuts

Are we nuts to be nuts about nuts?

MANY OF us would happily drink a pina colada laced with coconut spirit, or knock back an almond based amaretto liqueur and then later pronounce,...
San Javier Golf Society

San Javier Golf Society

DUE to the extremely hot and humid weather, the latest individual Stableford Qualifier held at La Serena Golf, only included one division.  However, the...
Biker Chase

Bloodied biker in police chase

A BIKER chased by police has crashed on the N-332 in Benissa. The man was left in a serious condition and was taken to hospital...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - AN ENCHANTMENT OF RAVENS - COVER

Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens

by Margaret Rogerson Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread,...
Diarrhoea

Sickness claim thrown out of UK court

A BRITISH tourist who blamed poor hygiene in a hotel gave her diarrhoea has had her compensation claim thrown out by a judge. Her boasting about...
Valley Voices

The voices of Jalon enjoying a break

MEMBERS of the Valley Voices may well be enjoying their long summer break, but with autumn around the corner all are eagerly looking forward...

RTN Newspaper – Costa del Sol Edition Issue #016

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RTN Newspaper – South Edition Issue #930

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