Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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SpaceX to fly two tourists around the moon in 2018

PRIVATE rocket company SpaceX has announced two people have paid to be sent around the moon. SpaceX CEO Elon musk said the mission is planned for late 2018 and the tourists “have already paid a significant deposit.” This would be the first time people return to deep space in 45…

Take the La Sala Gibraltar challenge

HERE is a challenge that even if they lose leaves diners at the La Sala Sapphire Bar in Gibraltar as absolute winners. The luxuriously appointed bar on board the Sunborn Yacht Hotel is running a special offer with a whole range of delicious foods at just £4.99 per dish but…

Sir Gerald Kaufman, oldest Member of Parliament dies aged 86

SIR GERALD BERNARD KAUFMAN British Labour politician, former minister and most recently Father of the House who was an MP for more than 46 years has died aged 86 following a long illness. An outspoken and often eccentric character, he flouted custom and said what he thought even if it…

Marbella Leukaemia fighter loses battle as thousands attend funeral

A YOUNG Marbella man who became a hero for millions as he bravely documented his fight against leukemia has died from the disease. Thousands of people turned out to pay tribute to Pablo Raez, whose inspiring online messages helped raise bone marrow donations by over 1,000 per cent, at his…

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New Code of Conduct for teachers in Gibraltar

AWARE that unlike the UK, which has had one for 20 years, no formal Code of Conduct for teachers existed in Gibraltar, the government decided that it would be appropriate to introduce such a document. The code aims to set out what is expected of teachers in their professional role…

EU nationals may lose certain rights in UK as soon as Article 50 is triggered

SOME but not all mainstream newspapers or TV channels in the UK are reporting that Prime Minister Theresa May intends to use the trigger date for Article 50 to effectively reduce rights of residency in the UK for EU nationals. The suggestion is that any EU national who was living…

French youth, 15, electrocuted at a train station in Tarragona

A FRENCH teenager has died in Tarragona after being electrocuted while climbing onto a train carriage. The 15-year-old was waiting for a train to Barcelona with a group of friends when he decided to climb onto a parked freight train. Emergency services rushed to the Les Borges del Camp station…

Spanish film industry continues its Oscars drought

ONLY one Spanish entry managed to make it to the final shortlist for the 2017 Academy Awards, continuing the country’s nine-year Oscar drought. ‘Timecode’, directed by Juanjo Gimenez, lost out to Kristof Deak’s ‘Sing (Mindenki)' in the best short film category. Gimenez said the Spanish Institute for Cinematography and Audio-visual…

EWN Media Group takes over the RTN

SINCE the RTN was first published on 1st October 1999 Geoff Gartland and his team spent the subsequent years establishing a newspaper that represented it’s thousands of readers, providing informative news, events and stories at a local, national and international level. After almost 15 years Geoff decided to take early…

National Police arrest five burglars in Madrid

FIVE individuals have been arrested in Madrid known to have been involved in robberies in that city, Barcelona and Denia although it is suspected by the National Police that they may have been involved in other robberies throughout Spain. The crooks followed the same ‘modus operandi’ during each of five…

93-year-old woman waits four and a half hours in A&E Gibraltar to see doctor

WHILST various politicians score points off each other concerning the problems or lack of them in the Gibraltar Health Authority, the reality is that at least one widow who was born and bred in Gibraltar, considers a four and a half hour wait to see an emergency doctor is unreasonable.…

Designer Karl Lagerfeld apologises to Meryl Streep

THREE times Oscar winner Meryl Streep is furious with designer Karl Lagerfeld after he accused her of not choosing to wear a Chanel dress to the Oscars as she was being paid to wear a dress from another fashion house. According to the actress, the statement made by the eccentric…
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