Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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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...

CONTROL FREAK in Spain’s Murcia area can’t see his wife after abusing her over a short skirt

A court has barred a man from seeing his wife after he mistreated her for wearing a skirt that was too short for his...

Murcia to close indoor nightlife as coronavirus cases continue to surge

INDOOR nightlife will soon be banned in Murcia as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.  The Covid Monitoring Committee of the Region of Murcia met on...

‘SLIPPERY EELS’ caught as East European drugs boss is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

THE head of an international drugs smuggling gang branded as 'The Eels', has been arrested in Los Alcazares in Spain's Murcia region. His detention by...

‘HASTY’ VERDICT from Spain’s Murcia region over Pedro Sanchez decision to end State of Alarm on May 9

MURCIA'S president, Fernando Lopez Miras, has branded as 'hasty' yesterday's announcement by Spain's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, that he plans to end the State...

Knife-wielding bank robber in Murcia area of Spain stabs policeman in the groin

THREE Policia Nacional officers were injured as they stopped a man robbing a bank in Murcia City this morning(June 1), One of the officers was...

Expat in Spain’s Murcia region gets honour for helping British residents in Camposol

A Murcia-based British expat who created a charity to give fast medical aid has been awarded the British Empire Medal(BEM) in the New Year...

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...

WEEDED OUT as police raid British-owned marijuana farm in Murcia region of Spain

FOUR British people have been arrested in the Murcia region for using a Jumilla area farm to grow marijuana. A high-tech cultivation system was used...

British expat couple face court quiz over toddler death in villa swimming pool in Camposol area of Spain’s Murcia

A British couple face a court probe after a 23-month-old boy drowned in their swimming pool in the Mazarron area of Murcia last August. Viktor...

A RIGHT DING-DONG as church bell peals get priest threatened in Spain’s Murcia region

COMPLAINTS that a set of church bells are too loud has caused a Murcia priest to report some of his parishioners to the police. Father...

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...

Ryanair resumes UK flights this week to Murcia area airport in Spain

RYANAIR is resuming UK flights to Murcia's international airport from this Friday(May 21). The first service to Corvera will be from Manchester, followed by flights...

New restrictions for bars and restaurants in parts of Spain’s Murcia region as COVID-19 cases double in a week

BARS and restaurants in 13 Murcia region municipalities will cut indoor capacity by 70% to 30% from tomorrow(July 14) due to rising COVID-19 cases. The...

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...

EXPLAINED: What expats need to do to get Covid-19 vaccine in Spain

SINCE first embarking on its vaccination programme last December Spanish authorities have always been very clear that jabs will be available to everyone living...

Plague of ‘hugging’ robberies continues as couple strike across the Costa Blanca and Spain

A couple who committed at least ten 'hugging' robberies on the Costa Blanca, as well as in the Madrid and Murcia areas, have been...

COVID-19 rises lead to border closures for seven towns in Spain’s Murcia region

THE Murcia region will close the perimeters of seven municipalities from midnight on January 6 and has slashed region-wide hospitality hours over the Three...

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...

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

ONE-WAY DEAL as conman from Murcia region of Spain took online sales payments but never sent out the items

A Murcia region man has been jailed over an online scam where he sold second-hand goods but never sent out the items. The 23-year-old Cartagena...

Non-essential businesses to close earlier as Spain’s Murcia region tries to limit movement in COVID-19 battle

NON-ESSENTIAL businesses in the Murcia region will have to close earlier from this Wednesday(January 20). The regional government has introduced the measure to combat record-high...

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...

IRRESPONSIBLE drunk driver flips his car and then assaults paramedics in Murcia area of Spain

A drunken motorist caused a commotion in Alhama de Murcia last Saturday night(May 15) after crashing his car and attacking paramedics that tried to...

Car hire firms defrauded by gang who sub-leased vehicles to criminals in the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol...

A gang defrauded Spanish car rental companies by hiring vehicles and then leasing them out to criminals who wanted to stay anonymous. 12 people have...

Spain’s biggest sporting event returns to the Costa Blanca and Murcia this summer

ONE of the world's top cycling road races, La Vuelta a España, will be returning to the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas this summer. Last...

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