Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Murcia

Snow falling in Spain’s Mallorca, while Costa del Sol, Balearics, Murcia and Costa Blanca on weather alert for 120...

ON Spain's election day, the first snow of the year has been reported in Mallorca, while much of the country has weather...

NEW store stocking thousands of Tesco products opens in Spain’s Murcia

There are 7,500 lines on offer, including many from Tesco’s ‘Finest’ range

Dad arrested after ‘locking screaming daughters in office’ for THREE DAYS before police broke down door near Spain’s Costa...

Police broke down the front door of the establishment, before rescuing the ‘screaming’ girls and placing them in the care of their mother

The Olive Press’ brand new Costa Blanca South /Murcia Edition is on its way

Our fifth edition prints 10.000 copies tonight!

WATCH: British expats and Spaniards protest after 3 million fish found dead in Spain’s Mar Menor catastrophe

Local fishermen also wore black, in memory of the fish that perished in the shallow waters

Minister demands ‘honesty’ from local government after Mar Menor ‘environmental emergency’

SPAIN’S Minister for Ecological Transition has demanded answers from the Government of Murcia over the ‘environmental emergency’ at the region’s Mar Menor.

Thomas Cook rescued by Hays Travel, saving up to 2,500 jobs

Owner, John Hays, said he planned to reopen and rename the shops as soon as possible.

British family in ‘nightmarish’ limbo as insurance assessors still to evaluate ruined home three weeks after catastrophic floods

A BRITISH couple who lost ‘everything’ in their Vega Baja villa during last month’s devastating floods are STILL in limbo as insurance...

Brits help restore Costa Blanca community of 140 left with only ‘one working kitchen’ after September floods

CARING listeners of an English-language radio station have rallied round to donate furniture, electrical items and cleaning equipment to an urbanisation left...

Councillor says Costa Blanca floods were a ‘humanitarian crisis’ largely ignored by world media

A BRITISH councillor has called the gota fría catastrophe ‘a humanitarian crisis’ largely ignored from international media. Darren Parmenter,...

Flood victims in the Vega Baja can apply for up to €4,500 emergency aid – here’s the form

VICTIMS of the Vega Baja’s worst floods for 140 years can now request emergency funds ‘up to €4,500’ from their respective Town...

It’s World Paella Day, and we’re still arguing about chorizo!

TODAY is World Paella Day, where food fans around the globe celebrate the most universal dish of Spain’s Valencia.

Valencian government to provide financial aid to flood victims as estimates put damage at ‘€1.5 billion’ to the Costa...

THE catastrophic floods that swept through the Costa Blanca last week are expected to cost the region €1.5 billion.

PICTURED: Andalucian soldiers killed in Air Force plane crash in Spain’s Murcia just WEEKS after fellow pilot died same...

The two soldiers were taking part in a training flight, before an engine fault saw the pair attempt to land on La Manga

BREAKING: Military plane carrying two people crashes into sea off Spain’s Murcia

It comes just three weeks after Air Force pilot Marin Nuñez died in the same area after his plane crashed

Death toll reaches seven as body of Dutchman found near Dolores following deadly Costa Blanca floods

GUARDIA Civil have recovered the body of the seventh flood victim following catastrophic weather that hit the Costa Blanca last week.

‘Warming Mediterranean Sea’ was behind record-breaking rain, claims Alicante professor

A LEADING climatologist from the University of Alicante has blamed a ‘warmer Mediterranean Sea’ for the killer floods that devastated the Costa...

At least six feared dead in Costa Blanca flooding after roads, railways and airports close

SIX people have died following two days of the worst flooding on record to hit the Costa Blanca flooding.

Over 300 soldiers drafted in to evacuate ‘hundreds’ of Orihuela citizens through Thursday night following devastating Costa Blanca storms

FAMILIES have endured sleeping in an Orihuela school after they were evacuated from their Orihuela homes late last night.

Three dead in Alicante and Andalucia as killer storm moves south through Spain

SPAIN woke up this morning to death and destruction as the Costa Blanca and parts of Andalucia were hit by a devastating...

Spanish government announces 21 measures to cut pollution in Murcia’s Mar Menor to ‘zero’

SPAIN’S Ministry for Ecological Transition has announced 21 measures to reduce pollution and runoff into the Mar Menor to ‘zero’.

STORMY SKIES: Yellow weather warnings issued for Spain’s Andalucia, Murcia and Costa Blanca

WET: Andalucia and parts of the Costa Blanca are on yellow alert for rain and storms today MALAGA...

Cyclists are breaking rules and endangering public on Spain’s Costa Blanca, say British expats

‘An unpopular measure as people use the promenade for mobility and not as a race path’

Yellow and orange warnings issued for searing heat as temperatures hit 41°C in southern Spain

Temperatures are expected to exceed 41°C on Wednesday

WATCH: British ambassador Simon Manley’s Brexit update for UK nationals in Spain ahead of live Q&A tomorrow

Manley warned expats that they must ensure they are 'properly registered' before the expected EU departure date on October 31

Elderly British hiker dies in cliff fall after getting separated from group in southern Spain

An investigation is now underway and the results of a post-mortem are expected today
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