Tuesday, October 20, 2020


Endangered turtles released off Spain’s Murcia to be tracked around the world by satellite

LOGGERHEAD turtles born in captivity have been released into the wild off Murcia beaches. Over two separate releases, 21...

Intoxicated man ends a long night out by sexually assaulting a pony in Spain’s Murcia region

A DRUNKEN man was arrested by Murcia's Policia Local for having sex with a pony on a farm. The...

Dogs caged and kept in shocking state at farm kennels in Spain’s Murcia region

A MAN has been charged with animal abuse in Mazarron after a Guardia Civil raid on a farm which housed mainly Bullmastif...

Modern Fagins use teenager as beggar to pocket almost €2,000 in Spain’s Murcia City

A TEENAGER was forced to beg on the streets of Murcia City by two men who used him to raise money from...

Tourists recognised for contribution towards ‘positive’ results after summer season closes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Council closed the 2020 Summer Season this week and looked back over a very challenging time. The Councillor...

Scottish men stabbed in alcohol-fuelled row at golf holiday area of Spain’s Murcia region

A DRUNKEN BRAWL between three Scottish men saw two of them being stabbed at the Mar Menor golf resort in Torre Pacheco,...

Dog and owner caught by illegal trap in Spain’s Murcia

A DOG and its owner were hurt by an illegal spring trap in Murcia. The animal had stumbled into...

Migrants rescued after perilous sea crossing to reach the coast of Spain’s Murcia region

13 SMALL BOATS crammed with Algerian refugees were intercepted off the Murcia coast yesterday(September 21) by Guardia Civil and Maritime Rescue vessels.

WATCH: Fugitive arrested for manslaughter and currency forging after decades-long criminal career on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The 39-year-old had evaded authorities for the last year and was wanted throughout Spain and Sweden, police revealed today

Health minister in Spain’s Murcia region slams lack of discipline over COVID-19 prevention and says Chinese ‘are far better...

RISING COVID-19 cases have caused Murcia's health minister, Manuel Villegas, to criticise the lack of restraint among Spaniards in the region in...

Spanish government slammed over spending in flood-damaged Costa Blanca: ‘Vega Baja needs investments, not advertisements’

AID to help the flood-damaged parts of the Costa Blanca has yet to arrive, a local politician has said.

Residents raise a stink over manure plant on border of Spain’s Costa Blanca and Murcia regions

PLANS to build a manure processing factory on the Murcia-Alicante Province border have caused a big stink amongst residents and environmentalists.

‘We are STILL in fear’ admits mayor on anniversary of floods that killed seven on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NOTHING is in place to stop a repeat of the devastating floods that happened this weekend, exactly a year ago. 

Bullfighting teacher is arrested for sexually abusing children and young students in Spain’s Murcia

A TEACHER at Murcia's bullfighting school has been arrested for sexually abusing children and young students. The Policia Nacional...

Health chief says up to 60 per cent of people are breaking COVID-19 isolation rules in Spain’s Murcia region

UP TO 60 PER CENT of people that are meant to be self-isolating over COVID-19 are lying about being at home, according...

Pandemic cash boost for home-workers and small firms with government grants of up to €15,000 in Spain’s Murcia

SELF-EMPLOYED people and companies that work in telesales have been given a boost in Spain's Murcia region. Grants are...

Drunk young mother abandons baby by cash machine in Spain’s Murcia region

A YOUNG mother was given a four-month jail sentence for abandoning her three-month-old baby at an ATM in Lorca last Friday(September 4).

New boardwalk tourist area plans take a major step forward on Spain’s Mar Menor

WORK on a major boardwalk revamp on the southern shores of the Mar Menor could start early next year,

Severe storms could hit Spain’s Costa Blanca and Murcia regions from this Monday

THE HOT SUMMER will come to a spectacular end this Monday(September 7) as forecasters predict a stormy start to the week in...

Bar owners describe new serving restrictions as a ‘nail in the coffin’ in Spain’s Murcia region

BARS AND RESTAURANTS in the Murcia region can no longer sell drinks and food to customers directly from their bar service areas.

Father dies by suicide after stabbing his son at their home in Spain’s Murcia region

A MAN stabbed his son six times and then died by suicide after he jumped from the terrace of his Murcia region...

Emergency flood money arrives in Spain’s Mar Menor as first anniversary of Gota Fria disaster approaches

AN AREA of the Mar Menor that was ravaged during the Gota Fria storms almost a year ago has picked up €2.8...

Residents get ratty over vermin invasion of properties on Spain’s Mar Menor

A PLAGUE of rats in a Mar Menor community has led to angry residents demanding action from the council.

Infamous ‘Road to Nowhere’ link in Spain’s Murcia area takes new step to completion

THE LONG process to finish off a major Murcia region road takes another step forward this week. The RM-1...

Self-proclaimed young anarchist from Spain’s Murcia region gets jailed for Picasso attack in London

A 20-YEAR-OLD student from the Murcia region was jailed for 18 months after he vandalised a Picasso painting at London's Tate Modern...

Phase 1 return discussed in Spain’s Costa Calida as Mayor admits ‘nothing is ruled out’

LORCA, in the Region of Murcia, is suffering such a spike in Covid-19 figures, that it has refused to rule out a...