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A sigh of relief for French hoteliers

FRENCH hoteliers breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday as Paris City Council confirmed that from December, it will be mandatory for people renting...

Social media addiction could ruin 1 in 4 couple’s holidays and relationships

TOO much time spent checking social media whilst on holiday could result in arguments and even complete relationship breakdowns for couples this summer, a...

Are your devices secure?

MILLIONS are at serious risk of hacking and don’t know it – with fitness trackers, smart TVs and even children’s toys among the most...

Mobile phone roaming charges dropped across EU

AS OF yesterday, June 15, 2017, some 500 million people throughout the European Union (EU) will be able to use their mobile phones for...

Microsoft debuts Xbox One X

AHEAD OF the E3 games show in Los Angeles, Microsoft recently unveiled the latest games console in its line-up - a more powerful version...

App of the week: Google Trips

GOOGLE INTRODUCED an app called Trips last year to help people organise their travel plans and figure out what to do once they arrive...

How to get the Pride rainbow flag reaction on Facebook

FACEBOOK HAS added a new rainbow flag reaction to its social network for a limited time so users can celebrate Pride month. The flag, which...

Apple debuts ‘HomePod’ smart speaker

AT ITS Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California on Monday, Apple unveiled the HomePod - a voice-controlled speaker powered by its virtual...

App of the week: ‘quik’

EVERYONE HAS dozens or even hundreds of photos and videos just sitting in their camera roll for weeks or months. Photo and video apps can...

App of the week: ‘Sortly’

IT'S A problem most of us have: accumulating too much stuff and forgetting where all of it is. Keep track of your belongings with...

Facebook clarifies security settings

FACEBOOK HAS picked up on the fact that everyone thinks its security settings are confusing. So, it has rolled out a redesign based on user research...

EU free Wi-Fi for European towns with no internet coverage

EUROPEAN UNION institutions agreed this week to set aside €120 million in order to provide free Wi-Fi by 2020 to up to 8,000 municipalities...

Parents denied access to dead daughter’s Facebook account

A German court has ruled that the parents of a dead teenage girl have no right to access their daughter’s Facebook account. The 15-year-old was...

Facebook moderation guidelines leaked

LEAKED FACEBOOK documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the UK’s Guardian...

App of the week: ‘shapr’

SHAPR IS an app that takes a new approach to professional networking. Using a smart algorithm, Shapr provides 10-15 profiles of other professionals nearby with...

Lightweight versions of your favourite apps

WITH AN eye towards the developing world where people are more likely to own cheap phones and have unreliable wireless data access, the big...

How to stay safe online

IN light of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack that brought large parts of the NHS to a standstill and infected computers all over the...

Twitter co-founder returns

TWITTER CO-FOUNDER Biz Stone recently revealed he will be returning full time to the microblogging service in an unspecified role. ‘My top focus will be...

HTC hoping to put squeeze on competitors

HTC HAS had many firsts in its 20-year history. It made the first Android phone, the first 4G-enabled phone in the US, a slew...

What is WannaCry?

WANNACRY RANSOMWARE has spread across 150 countries and sent many NHS hospitals into meltdown. But what is it? Wanna Decryptor, also known as WannaCry or...

One in ten Brits have been victims of cyber fraud

RESEARCH OF over 10,000 consumers has revealed that one in ten people have been a victim of cyber fraud. When asked what their biggest online...

YouTube to rival Netflix?

YOUTUBE IS planning a new slate of ad-supported original programming to start this year, the company announced at the NewFronts conference in New York...

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Balcony fall injures 5 year-old child in southern Spain

A FIVE year-old boy has been wounded after falling from a balcony in Manilva. The child fell from the first floor of a house and...

Police seize 340 kilos of clams in Costa del Sol raids

A 340 kilogram haul of clams has been seized in a joint police raid in Marbella and Manilva. The seafood was found in sports bags...

Jellyfish invasion closes Costa Blanca beach

VISITORS to beaches up and down the Costa Blanca have been greeted by a larger than expected number of jellyfish for this time of...

I know where you live! All of you…

MANY years ago in the early days of social media I had a look at the various offerings. Basically, I wanted to see what the...

Valli Seasons tour update

IT takes considerable time to arrange even a short overseas tour with the need to find venues and promote the events. But to then discover...

The earth won’t move for you!

ON Monday April 23 there WILL be a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the Murcia area... and that WILL be followed by another 5.7 in...

Fake documents were ‘extraordinary quality’

A 37-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested after being found to have a fake passport. He was detained following being routinely stopped by the National Police...

Another brick in Marbella’s wall

MAYOR of Marbella Ángeles Muñoz performed a formal ceremony laying the first brick in the building of an all-inclusive family resort. Club Med, which first...

THE ITALIAN JOB: Counterfeit money introduced to Spain from Italy

TWO men in Alicante and a third in Barcelona have been arrested by the National Police in connection with introducing counterfeit money to Spain...

Guardia Civil investigating child hanging

A TWELVE-YEAR-OLD boy has been found hanged in Murcia. The youngster was discovered in the house where he lived with his family in a neighbourhood...

Emergency housesitter to the rescue – it’s twins!

A FEW times a year people reach out to us with an emergency request for petsitters. Two weeks ago, a new homeowner contacted us...

Friends, Romans and countrymen – get down to Villajoyosa!

FESTVM ALONIS (in Latin, "the party of Allon") is a Roman festival that is held annually thanks to an agreement between the Villajoyosa council...

RTN Newspaper – South Edition Issue #965

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RTN Newspaper – North Edition Issue #965

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