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ASTON MARTIN JOIN RED BULL FOR 2018 F1 SEASON - 3

Aston Martin join Red Bull for 2018 F1 season

ASTON MARTIN and Red Bull Racing have further strengthened their Innovation Partnership with the announcement that the Formula One team will compete as ‘Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’ from 2018. The successful partnership, that has...
Liberty Seguros

Liberty Seguros reward customer loyalty

Until 20 December 2017, Liberty Seguros will welcome new customers and reward existing policy holders with cashback offers on both car and home insurance policies. With so many insurance providers out there today, choosing...
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Will traditional motor shows vanish?

MOTOR SHOWS across the world are struggling to re-invent themselves. With many major brands choosing to sit them out in favour of creating their own experiences for new car launches or attending alternative shows. The...
PORCHE UNVEILS THE 911 GT3

Porsche unveils the 911 GT3

THE 911 GT3 with Touring Package will be unveiled at the 67th International Motor Show (IAA), which is taking place until September 24, in Frankfurt. Instead of the fixed rear wing, when equipped with...
CAR SALES DOWN...BUT SEPTEMBER LOOKS ENCOURAGING

Car sales down…but the future looks encouraging

THE UK new car market reported its fifth consecutive month of decline in August, according to figures published by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Registrations fell by 6.4 per cent, after a...
VOLKSWAGEN E-GOLF POWERS INTO SHOWROOMS

Volkswagen E-Golf powers into showrooms

It’s the all-electric car that looks like a regular Volkswagen Golf. Since its launch in 2014 the e-Golf has been at the forefront of the German manufacturer’s electric vehicle offering. In its latest guise the...
Cheeky number plates s7opped

Cheeky number plates s7opped

MORE than 300 of the most recent run of number plates have been banned from use. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) have withheld them because they are deemed potentially offensive. Among those are MU67...
Ronen Zlotogoura

Naturalism – a unique exhibition to experience

AN EXHIBITION of paintings and artwork by Costa Blanca-based artist Ronen Zlotogoura will be taking place at the new Dolores cultural centre from September 9 to 19. The exhibition, which is titled Naturalism, will highlight...
TIME TO TRY AN ALPHA ROMEO GIULIA - 2

Time to try an Alpha Romeo Giulia

THERE are even more reasons to drive an Alfa Romeo Giulia this September. As the new ‘67’ registration number plates are introduced, the option list on the Alfa Romeo Giulia gets a refresh with a...
Fall in road deaths this summer

Fall in deaths on Spain’s roads this summer

INTERIOR MINISTER Juan Ignacio Zoido confirmed on Tuesday that this year’s high summer season ended with 224 deaths on Spanish roads; a fall of 31 (or 12 percent) from the same period in 2016. Zoido...
OK Commuter? Music Star’s New Tune is Perfect Soundtrack for D

Drive time for Ford

EVER delayed starting a car journey until you have chosen just the right music for your trip? Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard has the answer. His new track “Momentum” incorporates the latest scientific thinking into...
CHECK OUT THE NEW ’67 REGISTRATIONS

Check out the new ’67 registrations

The Motor Ombudsman is urging motorists to do their homework when it comes to narrowing down their ideal car and retailer ahead of the introduction of the new ’67-registration on 01 September. With so...
GT40

Ford celebrates beating Ferrari at Le Mans

FORD PERFORMANCE have revealed a new limited edition 1967 Heritage themed GT40. Following on the highly successful 1966 Heritage edition released in 2017, this new car is a tribute to the Mark IV GT40...
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...
Westfield Sports Cars

Growth in specialist sports car sales

THE UK new car market declined -9.3 per cent in July, according to figures published by the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the fourth consecutive monthly fall. 161,997 new cars were registered...
ALL-NEW KIA MODEL UNVEILED

New Kia Sportage unveiled

THE Kia Sportage originally launched at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in September 2015, has done good business for the brand and has now been superseded by the latest model which aims to continue...
HEAT CAN DRIVE YOU TO ACCIDENTS

Heat can drive you to accidents

ACCORDING to a recent study, excessive temperatures can lead to car accidents. Prevenis, a company that specialise in analysing the behaviour of drivers, have found that 17 per cent of accidents could be caused when...
Volkswagen Transporter Trendline 4

Road Test – Volkswagen Transporter Trendline

IT is necessary to adapt your driving style when behind the wheel of a vehicle that does not have a rear view mirror. This becomes clear when I am sat in the Volkswagen Transporter Trendline...
SEAT IN THE SNOW

Seat in the Snow

IN ORDER to beat the heat in the height of summer, SEAT are going back to winter for a short spell with world rally champion Juha Kankkunen for a series of testing of the...
Minimum pre-test driving lessons proposed

Minimum number of pre-test driving lessons proposed in Spain

ACCORDING to Spain's General Directorate of Traffic (DGT), a minimum number of driving lessons may be introduced as a legal requirement before candidates can take a test. This would include the theory test as...
How can I be sure my vision is good enough to drive

Ask the Optician: How can I be sure my vision is good enough to...

By Amrik Sappal, Store Director from Specsavers Opticas Fuengirola Q - I can read fine and don’t think I need glasses, do I really need to worry when I drive? A - Good eye sight is...
family driving in car with seat belt fastened

It’s holiday time again: Have you got that Liberty feeling?

ONCE again, summer is here with a vengeance. Temperatures soar and with the influx of tourists, you have to keep your wits about you at all times when driving. Holiday-makers who rent a car,...

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NEW RANGE OF MINI COOPERS LAUNCHED

New range of Mini Coopers launched

FULL-ON performance and track day thrills are guaranteed with the new MINI Cooper S Works 210 line-up, which now extends across MINI 5-door Hatch...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - THE BLACK BOOK

Book Review: The Black Book by James Patterson & David Ellis

BILLY HARNEY was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy...
Help At Home needs your help

Help At Home needs your help!

HAH is a fully registered local charity made up of caring members of the local community around the Mar Menor in Spain. They are...
To the rescue

To the rescue, eagle stuck in tree in Javea

JAVEA’S emergency services rescued an eagle trapped in a pine tree in the Cap Marti area. A neighbour reported the large bird being stuck in...
SAMM report

Glorious weather but where’s the wind?

FOR the fifth week running no wind and a flat calm Mar Menor greeted the SAMM competitors as they arrived for the racing on...
AIRPORT NUMBERS TAKING OFF

Airport passenger numbers taking off

IN the same week that Alicante-Elche Airport announced growing passenger numbers and breaking all previous records, Murcia-San Javier has smashed some records of their...
Put a sock in it

Put a Sock in it

I WAS admiring shirts in one of the ubiquitous sales at Zenia Boulevard the other day, when the Princess, fresh from her own browsing,...
It’s electrifying works

Islas Marianas – It’s electrifying

THE FIRST stage of power line works in the Islas Marianas area are complete. The mayor of Infrastructures, Jose Carlos Martin announced Endesa will start...
How pets cope with loss

How pets cope with loss

HAVE you ever wondered what happens to a pet when they lose their human or animal companion? Do pets grieve? Like humans, pets too show signs...
Young piano star wows crowd

Young piano star wows crowd in Teulada-Moraira

THE Teulada-Moraira Auditori was alive last weekend as it played host to the International Piano Festival. The festival welcomed 18-year-old Carlos Santo Martinez back to Spain...
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Bad beauty tips NOT to follow…

LEAVE these beauty tips where they belong: in the past. DON’T Heat up your eyelash curler with a hair dryer. This seems like a great idea in...
'Best Gluten Free Restaurant' is on the Marina Alta

‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant’ is on the Marina Alta

A RESTAURANT in Javea has been named the ‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant in the Valencian Region’ by FACE (Federation of Celiac Associations in Spain). RestauranteSur,...
Grumpy old man

Grumpy old man

WHAT could be more pleasant than holidaying on the shores of Golden Pond, New England as cantankerous retiree Norman Thayer and his conciliatory wife...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...