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RTN BOOK REVIEW - MUNICH - COVER

Book Review: Munich by Robert Harris

HITLER IS determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace.  The issue is to be decided in a city that...
Don’t suffer in silence

Don’t suffer in silence

SEVEN years ago, in preparation for my move from the UK to Spain, I so drastically pared down my worldly belongings that, by the...
Unexpected decision to cut flights to Spain

Unexpected decision to cut flights to Spain

AFTER the failure of Monarch Airlines, the sudden cancellation of certain routes from the UK to Spain by budget Norwegian Airline is causing some consternation. It...
One woman’s fight against a little understood but crippling disease

One woman’s fight against a little understood but crippling disease

KIM WAGNER is a perfect example of how a little understood disease could devastate a young woman and put her life on hold. Amazingly Lyme...
If I renounce British citizenship, will I still be entitled to a pension from the UK

Pellicer & Heredia: What will happen to my UK pension entitlement?

Q: If I renounce British citizenship, will I still be entitled to a pension from the UK? A: Yes, of course. For the right to a retirement...
Samsung Smart Watch

Time on our hands

IN a somewhat lame 2013 comedy called "The Internship" two watch salesmen are made redundant. Their boss tells them that fewer and fewer people...
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...
Gearing up for the Costa Blanca Trails

Gearing up for the Costa Blanca Trails

FINESTRAT is preparing to welcome more than 700 runners participating in the ‘Costa Blanca Trails’ next month. The event, made up of two ultra-marathons 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...
Costa Blanca Ladies night

Costa Blanca ladies night

CHAIRMAN Keith Hyde and the members of Costa Blanca 41 Club together with their wives were joined by guests from Calpe 41 Club and...
You’re paying how much for your QROPS

You’re paying how much for your QROPS??

Many of you will have read my article last week regarding financial advisors in Spain charging substantially more than the equivalent service in the...
UK CAR CLOCKING ON THE RISE

UK car clocking on the rise

THE NUMBER of cars on UK roads showing mileage discrepancies is costing motorists over £800 million every year according to HPI, the UK’s leading...
Donald Duck

Not a career for a the faint-hearted

ALARM BELLS jangled when my mate Alan, over a pint at Ye Olde Spotted Dick, told me that he planned to pack in his...
will I still have the right to use the Spanish health service

Pellicer & Heredia: Questions & Answers

Q: If the UK leaves the European Union, will I still have the right to use the Spanish health service? A: Yes, provided you are...
Tyson Fury Press Conference

Tyson furious over hearing delay

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) insists it is trying to resolve Tyson Fury's hearing "as soon as possible" following criticism from the British boxer on social...
FILTHY FRIDGE HELL

Filthy fridge hell

APPLIANCE repair company Go-Assist.co.uk recently conducted a national fridge cleanliness study, involving 2,000 UK adults, and the findings were pretty grim. According to the research,...
Cut your inheritance tax bill

Would you like to save your loved ones that big inheritance tax bill?

IHT (Inheritance Tax) planning is certainly not as simple in Spain as the UK, but there are solutions if you get the right advice. A...
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...
Taken for fools

Taken for fools

THE $7 billion US-backed overthrow of Ukraine´s President Viktor Yanukovych in 2014 was not universally popular. Donbass, Ukraine´s most productive province, declared Unilateral Independence...
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...
Chorus Tracy PIc

Did you work in retail, manufacturing or banking in the UK?

IN all the years that I have been advising people on transferring pensions, I have never seen such astronomical transfer values, especially in the...
Pension cold calling banned

Pension cold calling banned

THE UK government has confirmed new measures to protect private pension savers from the threat of unscrupulous pension scammers. The measures will include a ban...

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A Lapse in Time

A lapse in time

EVERY framed print or painting on display in our house depicts a time in our lives that brings back fond memories. None of the pictures...
ILLEGAL GAMBLING OPERATIONS HALTED

Illegal gambling operations halted

ON THE day that the Autonomous Police service of the Valencian Community was celebrating their 25th anniversary, they hosted a session to highlight the...
Gone skiing

Gone skiing

FINESTRAT’S Council of Youth has organised a ski-trip to the Sierra Nevada from March 1 – March 4 2018. The Sierra Nevada (meaning "snowy mountain...
Squatters Rights

Squatters’ rights in Malaga

MALAGA CITY COUNCIL is waiting for a court to decide whether they can remove squatters from an empty building. Commercial Court Number One is due...
LARGE BABIES RESULT OF OBESE MOTHERS

Large babies result of obese mothers

OBESITY during pregnancy, independent of its health consequences such as diabetes, may account for the higher risk of giving birth to an unusually large...
Planting the seed

Planting the seed in Marbella

MARBELLA COUNCIL has transplanted 48 specimens of plants to Real de Zaragoza. The specimens, which come from five plant species, were taken from the La...
Four per cent of Spain's glass recycled in Benidorm

Four per cent of Spain’s glass recycled in Benidorm

BENIDORM recycled 1,204 tonnes of glass this summer and has received the ‘Iglu verde’ award for its commitment to the environment. A total of 370...
SILVER TAKES FIRST PLACE IN USED CAR COLOUR CHOICE

Silver takes first place in used car colour choice

THE UK’S used car market declined for a second consecutive quarter in Q3, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and...
Drought a reality not a threat

Drought a reality not a threat

THE JUNTA DE ANDALUCIA is drafting legislation to improve the water shortage affecting the Guadalhorce reservoir. Jose Fiscal, Minister for the Environment, explained the move...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - THE MIDNIGHT LINE - COVER

RTN Book Review: The Midnight Line by Lee Child

JACK REACHER takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class...

RTN Newspaper – Costa del Sol Edition Issue #029

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RTN Newspaper – South Edition Issue #943

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RTN Newspaper – North Edition Issue #943

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3 REASONS WHY GARDENING IS THE THERAPY FOR YOU

Three reasons why gardening is the therapy for you

IT'S time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental...