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British expat found dead in Spanish home after desperate UK relatives contact friend in Murcia

THE body of a British man was recovered from his Murcia region home after relatives in the UK could not contact him for three...

COVID-19 passports and early bar closures extended in Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA'S current COVID-19 restrictions will be maintained until February 4. The region's Superior Court has approved the extension of the measures which were due to...

Avian flu restrictions imposed in Murcia after several bird deaths in northern Spain

SPAIN'S Murcia region has introduced restrictions on poultry farms in eight municipalities to counter the spread of avian flu. The presence of poultry has also...

Anonymous tip-off brings down Murcia sex exploiters who abused 19 women that came to Spain

AN anonymous e-mail to a Policia Nacional anti-human trafficking website has led to the bringing down of a major Murcia criminal gang. Police have arrested...

Fake Iberian hams with €1 million retail price are seized during meat firm raids in Spain

THOUSANDS of falsely-labelled Iberian ham shoulders have been seized in a probe over a €1 million food fraud. Seven meat firms are been investigated by...

Husband accidentally kills wife by reversing car over her in Murcia area of Spain

TRAGEDY struck in the Murcia district of Beniajan this Wednesday when a man ran over his wife while reversing his car. The 75-year-old victim died...

Big freeze hits north and central Spain yet temperatures will soar to 20°C in east and south of Spain...

COLD weather hit the Spanish mainland over the Three Kings' festive period as we entered the coldest two months of the year – but...

Cybercrime police in Murcia locate scammers who sold undelivered cars across Spain

TWO fraudsters have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for selling second-hand cars online which were never delivered to customers. The probe was launched in...

Court strips cosmetic surgeon of passport after patient dies in Murcia hospital in Spain

A judge has removed the passport of a comestic surgeon being investigated over the death of a Murcia woman who got a liposculpture procedure. As...

Fears over cosmetic surgeon fleeing Spain after patient dies of horrific liposculpture injuries in Murcia hospital

A lawyer acting for the family of a Murcia woman, who died at the weekend, is trying to stop her cosmetic surgeon from fleeing...

Violent knife-wielding youths commit 21 robberies in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

TWO youths committed 21 robberies in the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas without hesitating to beat up anybody that stood in the way. The violent...

New Year farce as Murcia party-goers book coaches to Spain’s Costa Blanca to avoid early COVID closures

MURCIA'S HoyTu hospitality group says people frustrated with regional COVID restrictions are chartering coaches to celebrate New Year's Eve on the Costa Blanca. HoyTu president,...

Alicante area robbers stole dozens of cars and electrical goods from over 80 homes in Spain

A major Alicante Province home robbery gang has been broken up in a joint Guardia Civil-Policia Nacional operation. 14 people have been arrested and two...

Jewellery thieves arrested in road chase on Spain’s Costa Blanca after robbing homes in Murcia and Valencia

TWO jewellery thieves who took watches, rings, and bracelets worth over €116,000 from four homes in the Murcia and Valencia areas have been arrested...

Winter heatwave predicted for Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A blast of Saharan air will bring unseasonably warm temperatures for the New Year's holiday in the Alicante Province and Murcia areas of Spain. Experts...

Costa Blanca-based ‘smishing’ con fleeces €600,000 out of unsuspecting bank customers in Spain

A nationwide con saw 106 bank customers robbed of €600,000 from their accounts after they unknowingly provided access to their 'log-in' and personal details. Operation...

Snails and thistles: These are the weird and wonderful regional Christmas dishes eaten across Spain

CHRISTMAS would not look a lot like Christmas without traditional dishes and desserts. In countries like the United Kingdom, Christmas without roast potatoes and gravy...

Hospitality and non-essential businesses ordered to close each night at 1.00 am starting on Christmas Eve in Murcia area...

THE Murcia region has rushed in a new set of restrictions ahead of Christmas which results in all non-essential businesses having to close between...

Christmas ‘narco’ hamper raffle featuring cocaine and hashish is halted by Murcia police in Spain

TWO Murcia drug dealers offered a seasonal bonus to customers with a chance to win a Christmas hamper crammed with drugs plus alcohol and...

Fireball horror as man torches himself outside Murcia courthouse in Spain

QUICK reactions from a security officer saved a man who set himself on fire outside a Murcia courthouse this Monday Reports said the man was...

Costa Blanca conmen resold stolen top range Mini rental cars at Murcia dealership in Spain

TWO Alicante businessmen have been arrested for stealing high-end Mini rental cars which ended up at a Murcia area car dealership. One of the detainees...

Iberian lynx set to be released in new territory in Spain’s Murcia 

THE Iberian Lynx could soon be on the prowl in Murcia. An agreement has been reached between the Murcia regional government and the Junta de...

Toxic bacteria is polluting several reservoirs in Alicante and Murcia areas of Spain

FIVE reservoirs in the Alicante and Murcia regions are suffering from pollution caused by increased levels of harmful algae. The Segura Hydrographic Confederation(CHS) says algae...

Elderly man loses arm after being trapped in overturned ambulance in Mar Menor area of Spain

A Mar Menor man, 79, had to have an arm amputated after getting trapped in an overturned ambulance that was taking him to hospital. The...

Gold coin rarity minted in Murcia over 1,400 years ago is discovered during house renovation in Spain

A gold coin struck in the Murcia region 1,400 years ago has been found during home improvement work at a Leon property. An even older...

COVID-19 passports for nightlife are approved in Murcia area of Spain

COVID passports have been approved for use in Murcia's nightlife venues by the regional Superior Court. The green light was given this Friday after the...

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