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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...

Green flags return after water scare to Costa Blanca beach

COUNCIL chiefs acted quickly to ensure the safety of bathers after the normally pristine waters of Moraira’s El Portet beach were contaminated by an...

Combined operation sees arrest of four alleged drug dealers in Costa Blanca

IN a combined operation between officers of the National Police based in Alicante and Murcia a gang of four alleged drug dealers have been...

Significant grant allows employment training on the Costa Blanca

THE Council in l'Alfàs del Pi is in the process of developing a landscape regeneration project in the Parque de Escandinavia, which includes cleaning,...

600 kilos of unprocessed octopus seized on the Costa Blanca

A RESTAURANT in Santa Pola had 604 kilos of unregistered octopus on its premises when visited by the Guardia Civil. The previous week whilst on...

Late and great French chef had a love for the Costa Blanca

DUBBED the best chef in the world, the late French legend Joel Robuchon gained a record of 32 Michelin stars, before succumbing this week...

SHOOTING STARS: Spain will offer perfect views of the Perseid meteor shower THIS WEEK

ONE of the night sky's most spectacular annual events will occur over the coming days with southern Spain expecting to witness close to 100...

Another earthquake recorded on the Costa Blanca

A SMALL earthquake measuring a magnitude of 2.2 on the Richter scale was felt early this morning (Tuesday) in the Vega Baja area. The epicentre...

FOOTIE PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: CD Torrevieja vs Yeclano Deportivo

A PRE-SEASON between CD Torrevieja and visitors Yeclano Deportivo will take place at the Polivalente Nelson Mandela in Torrevieja on Wednesday, August 8 at 7pm. The...

BLAST OFF: Spanish rocket tests to expand at Teruel airport

ELCHE based PLD Space has signed a €1 million agreement with Teruel airport in Aragon to allow it to test and operate rocket engines...

Juvenile loggerhead turtle rescued on the Costa Blanca

TWO children who were passengers in a boat spotted a loggerhead turtle which seemed to be in distress some four kilometres from the mouth...

Elderly Costa Blanca woman hospitalised after bus and car collide

AFTER a car and bus drove into each other in San Pio X, three women were injured with one being taken to hospital. The accident...

Costa Blanca parents sent teenage daughter to deal drugs on the streets

OFFICERS from the National Police visited a building in Elche looking for a fugitive who they believed was hiding out there. Although this turned out...
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WATCH: Gang of ten Croatian burglars arrested by National Police on Spanish Costas

A TOTAL of 10 people, three women and seven men have been arrested in Torrevieja and Malaga city accused of wide scale burglary. According to...

More police patrols following fears of school vandalism during summer holidays

THE Murcia Council has committed 60 members of the Local Police force to keep watch on 172 schools in the area in order to...

Stunning picture of blood moon as seen from the Costa Blanca

ONE of the RTN newspaper readers, Chris Pile took some very interesting pictures of last week’s blood moon taken from his property near Pinoso. In...

Prepare for a heat wave over the next few days on the Costa Blanca

EXPERTS at the University of Alicante have released a statement warning residents and visitors of an expected heat wave which will hit a great...

Three women arrested for drug dealing in Costa Blanca

AFTER receiving a tip off of large numbers of visitors to a house in Santa Pola. Officers of the National Police decided to investigate. They...

Police arrest Costa Blanca serial criminal

NATIONAL POLICE officers have arrested a man in Alicante accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Guardamar del Segura. The 32-year-old Spanish national has a...

Costa Blanca airport access to be improved

CENTRAL Government in Madrid has declared as “urgent” the acquisition of land to enable one of the main access roads to Alicante-Elche Airport to...

Costa Blanca locals to benefit from council surplus

ELCHE’S City Council will be allocating €4.3 million to improve access roads, street lighting and sport area in the municipality. In announcing the policy, Mayor...

SPECTACULAR: Annual Costa Blanca celebrations return this weekend

THE town of Dolores will once again by holding their annual August Fair and Fiesta between Sunday July 29 and Monday August 6.  The nine-day...

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‘Help find our dad’s killer’ plea on the Costa del Sol

THE family of a man who died after being punched to the ground is appealing for help in the hunt for his killer. Relatives of...
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WATCH: Heavy rain causes flood chaos on the Costa Blanca

STREETS across the Costa Blanca have began to flood as yellow weather warnings remain in place across the Costa Blanca. Earlier today police were forced...

26-year-old man dies at a Costa del Sol Fair

The National Police has opened an investigation into the death of a 26-year-old man at Malaga’s annual Fair. The death occurred in the early hours...

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WATCH: Heavy rain causes flood chaos on the Costa Blanca

STREETS across the Costa Blanca have began to flood as yellow weather warnings remain in place across the Costa Blanca. Earlier today police were forced...

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...

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...

Green flags return after water scare to Costa Blanca beach

COUNCIL chiefs acted quickly to ensure the safety of bathers after the normally pristine waters of Moraira’s El Portet beach were contaminated by an...

Combined operation sees arrest of four alleged drug dealers in Costa Blanca

IN a combined operation between officers of the National Police based in Alicante and Murcia a gang of four alleged drug dealers have been...