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Research, research, research

May 27, 2016

DETAILED RESEARCH reduces the risk of an expensive mistake when moving to the sun and the potential heartache of getting things wrong, advised ‘local ambassador’ Ian Sadler. Read more

In step with charity

May 27, 2016

YOUNGSTERS FROM Javea’s Footworks Dance Academy were delighted to present 456€ to charities Jalon Valley HELP and the Aldea Felina Denia. Read more

Counterfeit clampdown

May 27, 2016

A meeting of security and safety chiefs across the South Costa Blanca aims to combat increasing problem of street vendors along the coast and  its beaches. Read more

Taste test

May 27, 2016

ALMERIA IS considered – along with Granada - the best place for tapas in Spain and from today (Friday) there is an opportunity to put the reputation to the test. Read more
Bread and Liver Birds writer Carla Lane dies aged 87
The comedy TV writer was also known as an animal rights activist and did a lot of work for animal welfare charities, including the Carla Lane Animals in Need Sanctuary. 
England Squad for Euro 2016
Roy Hodgson has today confirmed that Danny Drinkwater and Andros Townsend will missed out on the European Championships this summer.
Brexit gathers momentum
The ORB survey put Remain on 51% and Brexit on only 46%. Of those, 52% said they have said that quitting the EU would improve Britain’s immigration system – up 2% on last week.
Just an alligator minding his own…
Charles Helms, who filmed the huge alligator on his mobile phone, said he first thought it was some sort of practical joke. ‘I was stunned and silent,’ he told local news crews.’ I didn’t know if we were being punked or something.
Travel chaos as more join strike
FRENCH STRIKERS continue to cause havoc as further workers join the national protests.
Is it the end for stag and hen parties?
Plans include restricting drinking in public places and tackling the increasing prostitution on street corners.
Cologne airport terminal evacuated
The "suspicious man" went around a security check point, forcing officials to evacuate the terminal.
The British Soap Awards 2016 Winners
Danny Miller (Emmerdale's Aaron Livesy) took home the Best Actor and Best Male Dramatic Performance awards. EastEnders' Lacey Turner (Stacey Branning) securing the Best Actress and Best Female Dramatic Performance awards to the delight of the Eastend...
Travel chaos as more join strike Is it the end for stag and hen parties? Cologne airport terminal evacuated The British Soap Awards 2016 Winners
Bread and Liver Birds writer Carla Lane dies aged 87
The comedy TV writer was also known as an animal rights activist and did a lot of work for animal welfare charities, including the Carla Lane Animals in Need Sanctuary. 
Brexit gathers momentum
The ORB survey put Remain on 51% and Brexit on only 46%. Of those, 52% said they have said that quitting the EU would improve Britain’s immigration system – up 2% on last week.
Just an alligator minding his own…
Charles Helms, who filmed the huge alligator on his mobile phone, said he first thought it was some sort of practical joke. ‘I was stunned and silent,’ he told local news crews.’ I didn’t know if we were being punked or something.
Legion’s summer fair

Legion’s summer fair

May 27, 20160

THE ROYAL British Legion’s Calpe branch is staging its annual Summer Fete on Saturday 4th June between 2pm and 4.30pm.
Music rocks Javea

Music rocks Javea

May 27, 20161

MUSIC FESTIVAL ‘MontgoRock’ attracted over 7,000 music fans to Javea last weekend to enjoy a variety of quality acts over Friday and Saturday.
Victims urged to report crime
VICTIMS OF street crime are urged by a Neighbourhood Watch team to immediately contact police to trigger a co-ordinated response in a bid to arrest suspects.
Oranges Thieves Arrested

Oranges Thieves Arrested

May 27, 20160

FRUIT THIEVES were caught at a checkpoint by the local police and Guardia Civil, who discovered a load of stolen oranges inside vehicles.
Natural Park Tours

Natural Park Tours

May 27, 20160

Guided tours of Torrevieja Natural Park and La Mata Lagoons have been given the thumbs up by city hall.
Kite surfer speared by fish
A kite surfer got more than he bargained for this week when he came across a garfish in the waters near Torrevieja.
Lamb & potato salad

Lamb & potato salad

May 27, 20160

Although the recipe calls for lamb tenderloins, you could certainly substitute leftover grilled lamb with excellent results.
Clams a la marinera.....

Clams a la marinera.....

May 27, 20160

Clams for me are one of the best seafood products on the Costa Blanca and easy to find in any fishmongers or supermarket. 
Prime rib of beef with Béarnaise Sauce
Whether you're grilling prime rib for the first time or the hundredth, you can ensure a mouth-watering meal by following our tried and tested recipe below.
Diabetes support

Diabetes support

May 27, 20160

DIABETES SUPPORT meetings continue on the Costa Blanca with guest speakers and Dorothy Cook, a semi-retired UK community Diabetes Nurse Specialist.
What is the Thyroid gland?
The Thyroid gland is an endocrine gland in the front of your neck, just below your Adam’s apple. It is made up of two lobes, each about the size of a plum cut in half. The two lobes lie on either side of the wind-pipe.
Instant face lifts

Instant face lifts

May 20, 20160

WELLBEING FRIENDS will be introduced to the science of instant face lifts at the social group’s weekly meeting at Javea’s Quo Vadis Restaurant on Tuesday 24th May from 10.30am.
Man attacks ex partner

Man attacks ex partner

May 27, 20160

Police in Molina de Segura have arrested a man aged 35 following an incident at a shopping centre where a woman was thrown from a first floor balcony.  
Murcia to pay for sex changes.
TAXPAYERS ARE to pay for health service transgender treatment in Murcia to ensure the ‘full identity’ of people with their sexuality and prevent homophobic behaviour.
Help for the Needy

Help for the Needy

May 20, 20160

SEMAS, the Servicio de Emergencia Móvil y Atención Social, of Murcia assisted 75 people in the months during which there were periods of low temperatures.
Andalusian fire kills four
The cause of the fire late yesterday afternoon, is being investigated. 
IU supports animal rights
THE UNITED Left  party is calling for all political groups to support a full ban of animals performing in circus shows in Roquetas. 
Huge boost to employment in Almería
THOUSANDS OF jobs will be created following the approval of a new freight terminal in Nijar, Almería.
Travel chaos as more join strike
FRENCH STRIKERS continue to cause havoc as further workers join the national protests.
EasyJet to crack down on late passengers
The airline sells a ‘missed flight cover’ for £7.50 that you can purchase before you travel so if you are late and you have taken the cover you will be able to get a full refund.
Holidays to Spain in high demand
SPAIN AND Portugal have experienced a sudden surge in bookings from British holidaymakers amidst fears of other traditional locations being attacked.
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Life through a lens

May 27, 20160

AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER Alec Bettney is bringing his skills to RTN by focussing on life in Spain with an occasional series of pictures – capturing the human and animal world.
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Despite being 67 years old OzzyOsbourne is off on tour with Black Sabbath on the first of June, and with all that life entails on the road with a heavy rock band, it’s no wonder Sharon´s played the infidelity card … or is that all there is to it?
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RTN Music

May 27, 20160

JAZZIFY – SMOOTH JAZZ TRIO