Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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Flood warnings as Spain’s Mar Menor region looks ahead to full day of rain, wind and rough seas

COASTAL areas around the Mar Menor are preparing for more potentially devastating floods, after a night of torrential rain looks set to...

Flood warning in Spain’s Mar Menor region – roads closed, residents told to stay indoors and upstairs

OVERNIGHT rains have blocked off many roads in the Mar Menor area, still recovering from a series of storms going back to...

Nun second victim to die in Murcia region, as sisterhood makes vow to ‘serve the sick, even at the...

FIGURES released last night, March 22, confirm that a nun in Totana became the second person to die from complications relating to...

Medical body concerned over lack of life-saving equipment in Spain’s Costa Blanca hospitals

ALICANTE’S College of Physicians, COMA, has told the Ministry of Health of its concern about a lack of protective masks and other...

Mayor of Murcia looks to recruit volunteers to help elderly in fight against Coronavirus

MURCIA City Council is urging citizens to come forward to help in the battle against the spread of Coronavirus.

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE TENTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out now.

HM The Queen states that she and her family ‘stand ready to play their part’

AMID the emergency measures being introduced here in Spain and in the UK, our Monarch has released a statement to the nation.

Costa Blanca council lets nature help in urgent beach restoration

PILAR DE LA HORADADA council is to make urgent repairs to coastal walks, after six months of destructive storms.

Lock-down may be working in Alicante province, no new Coronavirus cases for 24 hours

ALICANTE province has not registered any new cases of Coronavirus between Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 March. The region’s...

WATCH: ‘T-Rex’ spotted in Murcia trying to evade Coronavirus lock-down

POLICE in Murcia have had to take to social media reminding citizens that fancy dress costumes are not a valid way to...

Costa Blanca council quarantines all vulnerable staff after worker contracts Covid-19

TORREVIEJA Town Hall has told it’s staff not to come in today and self-isolate themselves against a potential spread of Coronavirus.

First recovery from Coronavirus reported in Murcia region, but cases still rising

FIGURES released this morning, March 16, from the Murcia Health Authority, confirm the first full recovery from the Covid-19 virus in the...

COVID-19: Madrid residents flee to Spain’s Costa del Sol, Valencia and Murcia despite government advice to remain at home...

MADRID residents are fleeing to Spain's costas in a bid to escape the effective lockdown in the central region.  And according to ABC news, among...

Migrant saved from gruesome death as he stowed in back of Costa Calida dustcart

A KEEN-EYED pedestrian saved an African migrant from a likely gruesome death in Lorca, 20 miles from Spain's Costa Calida coast.

Costa Blanca city bans gatherings of more than 40 people and council staff to work from home

ORIHUELA City has cancelled weekly markets, closed schools and all municipal services for public safety reasons. Council officials met...

Biggest St Patrick’s Day celebration in mainland Europe cancelled with THREE days’ notice

CABO ROIG was set to host the tenth celebration of St Patrick's Day this Sunday - but it's now the latest victim...

Spain’s Air Force cancels all aero displays after three fatal accidents in six months in Murcia

THE Spanish Air Force has provisionally suspended all aerobatic exhibitions of its ‘Eagle Patrol’ display team after three consecutive fatal accidents within...

Residents of Spain’s Murcia shocked as huge ‘lion’ spotted roaming the streets

THE Policia Local of Molina de Segura have received dozens of calls from terrified residents after a large ‘lion’ was spotted.

People power prevails as Costa Calida councils make good muddy Mar Menor

FOLLOWING a series of high-profile protests by businesses and citizens around the Mar Menor, one council is taking action in time for...

On International Women’s Day, Barry shows true love for his disabled wife and becomes hilarious internet sensation

ONE man's devotion to his beloved wife, recorded during of a BBC radio phone-in, has gone viral on International Women's Day

Coronavirus reaches Murcia region – first victim linked to Madrid trip.

THIS MORNING, the Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in the Region of Murcia. A 27-year-old...

The new Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – and here’s where you can get your...

THE NINTH edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South & Murcia is out now.

Open invite to one of the world’s Top 10 St Patrick’s Day Celebrations – here on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA hosts one of the biggest St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in the entire world, and Olive Press readers have an open...

Spain’s Murcia region has a potential epidemic more contagious than Coronavirus, claim business leaders.

THE CORONAVIRUS is one thing, but the Costa Calida will soon suffer from an even more contagious epidemic, according to important business...

Fake contracts allegedly sold for €1700 so non-EU ‘workers’ could get Spanish residencia and claim benefits in Alicante region

FALSE employment contracts were allegedly sold by a group of Alicante fraudsters so others could claim Spanish residencia and benefits.

Costa Calida group threaten to move ‘heaven and earth’ in Mar Menor protest, demanding ‘respect and dignity’

RESIDENTS at the southern end of the protected Mar Menor lagoon have planned a peaceful march in protest at the conditions of...
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