Friday, February 26, 2021

Murcia

Farmer arrested for exploiting and abusing foreign workers in Spain’s Murcia region

A BULLYING farmer that abused foreign workers and had them working in pitiful conditions has been arrested. Policia Nacional...

Social gatherings banned between people not living together in Spain’s Murcia region

THE ENTIRE Murcia region has banned social gatherings between non-cohabitants, from today, January 14. Meetings of any sort will...

Woman caught stealing €5,000 from 83-year-old after being identified via ATM withdrawal on Spain’s Costa Calida

AN alleged thief has been arrested after stealing thousands of euros from an 83-year-old on the Costa Calida. The...

DRUGS AHOY as massive hashish stash bobs along in a bay in Spain’s Murcia region

GUARDIA Civil divers have recovered over 3,000 kilos of hashish bundles floating in the waters of a Murcia region bay.

BLANK SCREENS as pirate TV supplier of ‘pay’ channels is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

A pirate TV operation has been smashed by the Policia Nacional that supplied copyrighted channels via the internet to at least 15,000...

Drunkards face religious crime charges after church altar tirade in Spain’s Murcia City

TWO drunks have been charged after they burst into a Murcia city church and launched a verbal tirade at the altar.

Man jailed over drugs ‘revenge’ execution of woman on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Murcia couple have been arrested after a woman was fatally shot in the head at a Torrevieja property.

Drunk ‘kamikaze’ driver has 14 kilometre trip on wrong side of motorway in Spain’s Murcia

A drunk motorist has been arrested by the Guardia Civil after driving for 14 kilometres on the wrong side of a Murcia...

Mayor of only ‘confined’ area in Spain’s Murcia region fumes over ‘shameful’ situation

LOS Alcazares is the only part of the Murcia region left with perimeter restrictions in a situation described as 'shameful' by its...

Bars and restaurants in Spain’s Murcia region get closing orders for Xmas and New Year holidays

MURCIA'S bars and restaurants will have to close between 6.00pm and 9.00pm on four days of the festive season.

Kidnapped man forced to hide drugs in his genital area during trip from Spain’s Murcia region to Valencia

A 34-year-old man from Monovar in Valencia Province has been charged with kidnapping a man and forcing him to pay him around...

Nationwide fraudster gets trapped by COVID-19 travel checkpoint in Spain’s Murcia region

A FRAUDSTER from San Javier wanted by courts across Spain has been snared at a checkpoint to stop people travelling around the...

Costa Blanca driver’s reckless wrong-way journey in Spain’s Murcia region

A DRUNK and unlicensed Torrevieja motorist drove four kilometres against oncoming vehicles on a Murcia region motorway before crashing into another car.

Regional president announces Wednesday return of freedom of movement to most of Spain’s Murcia region

TRAVEL between nearly all of Murcia's municipalities can resume tomorrow(December 9) along with indoor bar and restaurant service. The...

Snow danger on Granada to Murcia and Valencia highway

STORM Dora, which has brought miserable weather to the much of western Europe has hit southern Spain. Drivers trying...

Judge pursues alleged rape assault of American sisters by Afghan students in Murcia City

A JUDGE has refused a call to drop the case of three Afghan students who are accused of raping three American women...

High-speed low-cost trains being tested throughout Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN’S high-speed electric train, the 'Avlo', is currently undergoing tests throughout the Costa Blanca. NEW ROLLING STOCK: Low...

Regional border could reopen next week in Spain’s Murcia as new COVID-19 cases go down

THE Murcia region could end its border closure next week in addition to restoring travel between most of its municipalities if COVID-19...

Sex gang enslaved 14 women as prostitutes in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Murcia areas

20 members of a sex exploitation gang that enslaved 14 women have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Nine...

Fraudster cheated customers by ‘letting’ bogus La Manga holiday apartments in Spain’s Murcia region

A 29-year-old conman has been arrested for offering non-existent holiday lets in a popular tourist area of Spain. The...

Swedish drugs and weapons gang is arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SWEDISH drugs and arms trafficking gang has been broken up in the Costa Blanca and Murcia regions. The...

More people could be allowed to get together for Christmas in Spain’s Murcia region

UP to ten people could be allowed to meet to celebrate Christmas and the New Year in the Murcia region.

Why so many earthquakes on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca with a ‘Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On’?

UP to 1,400 earthquake tremors are logged each year on the Iberian peninsula and they tend to make some headlines if they...

Murcia residents are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person

MURCIA'S residents and academics are petitioning to make Mar Menor lagoon a legal person to protect it against 'ecocide'.

Bars and restaurants can reopen their terraces this weekend in ten areas of Spain’s Murcia region

BARS and restaurants in ten Murcia region municipalities can reopen for terrace-only service this Saturday(November 21). A complete closure...

BREAKING: Spain’s Murcia will extend perimeter closures until December 9

MURCIA has announced it will extend its current coronavirus restrictions for another two weeks. It means all municipalities...

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