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Jellyfish flex their tentacles in annual return to Mar Menor beaches in Spain’s Murcia region

PORTUGUESE man o'war jellyfish have been sighted for the first time this year on beaches around La Manga and the Mar Menor in Murcia. Though...

Bee thief gets buzz out of stealing hives in Spain’s Murcia region and selling off their occupants around the...

A Caravaca de la Cruz man has been arrested for stealing bees from their hives in the Murcia region and then selling them around...

Man accused of domestic abuse dies after apartment window leap in Spain’s Murcia region

A Murcia man leapt to his death out of an apartment window as police arrived to arrest him for domestic violence. The 36-year-old died in...

The new edition of Olive Press for Costa Blanca South is out now – here’s where to get your...

THE 36th edition of The Olive Press for the Costa Blanca South and Murcia is out now. From the Mar Menor to Gran Alicant and...

Partido Popular ousted from running Murcia City Council in Spain for first time since 1995

THE Partido Popular(PP) has been removed from running Murcia City Council after 26 years of control. A censure motion was passed by just one vote...

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms of...

First case of ‘highly contagious’ Brazilian COVID variant is reported in Spain’s Murcia region

THE first recorded case of the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 has been announced in the Murcia Region. Murcia's Health Minister, Juan Jose Pedreñó, said: “Tests...

Spain orders slaughter of cattle after months stranded in terrible conditions on ship at sea

SPAIN has ordered the slaughter of 1,610 young bulls which have been stranded aboard a livestock ship since December. The agriculture ministry on Monday said...

RIDDLE of two naked bodies discovered after car crash on AP-7 motorway in Spain’s Murcia region

POLICE are investigating the bizarre discovery of two male naked bodies on a Murcia motorway after a car crashed into the back of a...

WATCH: Endangered sunken wreck from pre-biblical times to be rescued from seabed on Spain’s Costa Calida

A PHOENICIAN ship that sank off the Murcian coast will see the light of day again after some 2,700 years. The wreck of the Mazarrón...

Mobile phones cloned in Murcia-based scam emptying out bank accounts across Spain

A Murcia man has been arrested for running an international SIM card cloning gang that stole at least €400,000 from online bank accounts. The Policia...

CROWN IMPERIAL as Bronze Age burial area in Murcia suggests that women could have ruled ancient Spain

AN ancient burial site in the Murcia region suggests that women may have ruled the roost in the early Bronze age. That possibility is being...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

THE POWER GAME as Murcia’s Partido Popular president Fernando Lopez Miras overturns next week’s likely ousting

A move to oust the Partido Popular-led Murcia government next week has unexpectedly collapsed this morning(March 12). Today's shock development came after three Ciudadanos members...

Balearic Islands among regions of Spain removed from coronavirus risk list by Germany

GERMAN travellers will now be able to visit some regions of Spain without the need for quarantine on their return, authorities in Berlin announced...

JIHADIST RECRUITERS in Spain’s Murcia cajoled fellow prisoners to join extremist terror groups

THREE prisoners who tried to get fellow inmates in a Murcia jail to join the Daesh/Islamic State terror group have been arrested by the...

No Way San Jose: Spain’s bans travel over Father’s Day bank holiday weekend

SPAIN has banned travel between regions over the March 19th long weekend, a bank holiday for Father’s Day that is observed in some, but...

Does Your Financial Adviser Manage Your Pension or Investment In The Best Way Possible?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Chorus Financial strive to offer the best Investment Management in Spain, basing our client portfolios on...

Partido Popular could be ousted from controlling Spain’s Murcia region for the first time since mid-nineties

CORRUPTION allegations are behind a shock move that could end the Partido Popular's 26-year grip on Murcia's regional government. An unexpected motion of censure was...

Spain’s Murcia region reveals when they hope to start COVID-19 vaccinations for the over-70s

THE Murcia region says it hopes to start offering COVID-19 vaccinations for people aged between 70 and 79 in the second half of April. Jaime...

United Nations to investigate whether Spain is at fault for major pollution incidents in Mar Menor lagoon

A four-year campaign to get the United Nations to investigate whether Spain has breached environmental rules in the Mar Menor lagoon has succeeded. The Ecologistas...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In...

FIND OUT if you can sit indoors at your local bar and restaurant in Spain’s Murcia region from this...

BARS and restaurants in a large part of the Murcia region will be able to resume serving customers from inside their premises from tomorrow(March...

Saga to demolish an eyesore La Manga hotel dating back to 1974 continues on Murcia’s Mar Menor

PLANS to demolish an unfinished La Manga hotel continue to be in limbo as a structural survey says the building has not yet reached...

Government cock-up leaves hundreds of cattle facing slaughter on container ship on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEARLY 900 cattle stranded on a container ship docked outside the Murcian port of Cartagena are facing unnecessary slaughter after a cock-up by the...

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms...

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