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Woman in Murcia attacks medical inspector after being told benefits would stop

POLICE in the region Murcia Spain were called out to a disturbance at the San Andres Health Centre in Murcia, on Tuesday, November 9...

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...

Water thieves use 12 kilometre-long pipe and pumping gear to illegally supply farms across Murcia area of Spain

A gang who hooked up an illegal water supply from a Murcia region well to irrigate farms has been busted by the Guardia Civil. Three...

Real estate promoters hauled to court for illegally-built homes sold to British buyers in Spain’s Murcia

THREE real estate promoters are going on trial this week for defrauding British nationals over new home sales at El Valle del Sol in...

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...

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...

COVID-19 cases rise by 30% in a week in the Murcia region of Spain

CURRENT health restrictions in the Murcia region will not be relaxed after a 30% rise in COVID-19 infections over the last week. Health Minister, Juan...

Ladies’ singing chorus back with “thrilling” performance after 18 month break on Spain’s Costa Calida

SPANGLES, the female choral society based in Murcia, are performing after 18 long months of online coaching and safely-distanced, masked rehearsals. They performed in public...

Mother arrested for forcing her two sons to live homeless on the streets of the Mar Menor in Spain

A Los Alcazares woman has been arrested for child abandonment after throwing out her two sons from her home to 'teach them a lesson'. Their...

New Guardia Civil officer restrains man who threatened him with broken bottles in Murcia region of Spain

A new Guardia Civil recruit restrained a man outside a Mazarron bar despite being threatened with two broken bottles. The officer, along with two colleagues,...

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...

From Murcia building site to war zone: Expat living in Spain joins Ukraine resistance

AN EXPAT Ukrainian has abandoned his construction job in Murcia southern Spain to head to Kyiv to join the resistance against Putin’s invading forces. Sergio...

Murcia’s airport set to be renamed after local inventor despite opposition from government in Spain

THE battle to rename Murcia's international airport at Corvera in honour of a local air pioneer has taken a new turn. The region's Governing Council,...

Bar and shopping hours to be extended in Spain’s Murcia region as COVID-19 cases drop

MURCIA will allow bars and shops to open after 8.00 pm from this Wednesday night(February 24) as new COVID-19 infections continue to fall in...

Amazon’s autumn opening for big distribution hub in Murcia covering south-eastern Spain

A new Amazon logistics centre will open in Murcia City this autumn with 1,200 jobs set to be created over three years. The 160,000 square...

Warning of €450 million summer losses if UK tourists can’t go to the Mar Menor and Costa Calida areas...

MURCIA'S Tourism Minister says the region's tourist sector could lose up to €450 million this year if British people do not come for a...

Scammers rented out non-existent homes in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A San Javier-based letting agency that rented out non-existent properties has been brought down by the Guardia Civil. A father and his two sons scammed...

Sucked dry: How water theft to irrigate farmland is draining Spain’s precious wetlands and causing irreversible ecological damage

Environmentalists have sounded a harsh warning over illegal water extraction that is threatening to drain Spain’s wetland reserves and cause irreversible ecological damage.

Petrol station worker stabbed by couple who filled up at Murcia forecourts in Spain and didn’t pay

A Murcia couple have been arrested after a spree of petrol station visits that saw them fill up their car without paying. The man, 47,...

Night closures to end but COVID-19 passport continues in Murcia area of Spain

NIGHTLIFE businesses will be able to stay open after 1.00 am in the Murcia region from later this week. The change will take place once...

Supermarket sweep as serial robber is caught shopping after police spend months trying to catch him in Spain’s Murcia...

AN eight-month probe to capture a serial robber has culminated in his arrest in a Murcia region supermarket. The Guardia Civil swooped on the shop...

EU fine threat over endangered turtle doves in Spain’s Murcia region

THE Murcia government faces a European Union fine if it does not do more to protect the European turtle dove. The endangered migratory bird...

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...

“He’s a bit good”: How a 17-year-old from Murcia is taking the motorcycle racing world by storm

SPAIN has often been called the mecca for motorcycle racing, with world champions being cultivated from the moment they can sit on a bike....

Fishing boat catches a human skull in its nets off the Murcia coast in Spain

A fishing boat has netted a human skull in Murcia region waters. The shock catch happened yesterday afternoon(June 30) off Puerto de Mazarron. The discovery was...

Green ‘buffer zone’ could be created to fight Mar Menor lagoon pollution in Spain

A green 'buffer zone' of 390 hectares has been suggested in a bid to reduce pollution in the Mar Menor lagoon in Murcia. The proposed...

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