Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Murcia

Man takes his own life with single gun shot on Murcia’s Mar Menor after killing his business partner

POLICE are trying to piece together two deaths in the Murcia region after a man was shot dead in El Palmar and his killer...

Curfew start-time to be rolled back this week in boost to bars and restaurants in Murcia region of Spain

MURCIA'S Health Ministry is to relax the night-time curfew from Wednesday(April 14), as it pushes back the start by an hour to 11.00 pm. The...

Yacht was camouflaged as a fishing boat to smuggle tons of drugs into a Costa Blanca port in Spain

TWO-and-a-half tons of hashish was found on a yacht moored at Santa Pola, leading to the detention of a Murcia and Costa Blanca-based drugs...

Why the Mar Menor in Spain has become Europe’s saddest example of environmental vandalism

THE Mar Menor in Murcia is Europe's largest saltwater lagoon but also one of the continent's saddest stories over the ravages of pollution. It's an...

Developers of unfinished Trampolin Hills urbanisation in Spain’s Murcia go on trial for defrauding overseas home buyers

TWO men accused of conning foreign property buyers at a Murcia development have gone on trial and blamed each other. One of them claimed to...

Curfew extension and more border closures in Spain’s Murcia region as new COVID-19 cases reach record levels

THE Murcia region curfew will start an hour earlier from 10.00 pm this Saturday(January 9). The news comes a day after a new daily COVID-19...

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...

Prosecutors to force Murcia’s government to investigate companies polluting the Mar Menor in Spain

THE Murcia government will be taken to court to force it to investigate ten companies who are accused of polluting the Mar Menor, one...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

Massive human chain formed around the Mar Menor lagoon in Spain to protest against environmental disaster

THOUSANDS of people formed a human chain around the Mar Menor on Saturday(August 28) in protest over tons of dead fish washing ashore. Residents and...

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

OUR 32nd 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...

Better Luck Next Time: Italy wins in Eurovision 2021 as Spain and UK flop

THE yearly spectacle of the Eurovision Song contest has once again com to an end with Spain left to lick their wounds in one...

Armed men suspected of ‘starvation’ robbery at a Lidl supermarket in Mar Menor area of Spain

TWO men brandished a gun at a Lidl supermarket in San Javier this morning(July 15) to steal a full trolley of food items. The duo...

Burglar steals over 40 antique workday items from an exhibition in Spain’s Murcia

A burglar stole over 40 antique items dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries from a Murcia City workshop-exhibition. The 40-year-old man even took...

RAISE A GLASS as bars and restaurants reopen this Wednesday in key centres across Spain’s Murcia region

19 Murcia region municipalities will be able to reopen their bar and restaurant terraces at 75% capacity from this Wednesday(February 17). As COVID-19 infection rates...

Convicted Icelandic paedophile is arrested over eight sex assaults on children in Murcia region of Spain

AN Icelandic paedophile has been arrested in connection with eight sexual assaults on children in the Murcia region. He is said to have approached his...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Bogus prostitution gang made violent threats to extort cash from ‘clients’ across Spain

THREE blackmailers have been arrested for extorting money out of people who thought they had arranged a hook-up with a prostitute. The meetings never happened...

Ten tasty regional specialities to discover in Spain’s Murcia 

TYPICALLY overshadowed by its more touristy neighbours Valencia and Andalucia, visitors to Murcia may be surprised to discover the wealth of regional gastronomic delights...

‘Well-organised’ cocaine gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca is brought to justice

A Costa Blanca cocaine gang that processed and sold the drug has been busted by the Guardia Civil. Nine Spaniards have been arrested including the...

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...

TENTH ANNIVERSARY of Spain’s biggest earthquake since the mid-fifties to be commemorated in Lorca

LORCA will commemorate the tenth anniversary this Tuesday(May 11) of an earthquake that took nine lives. The Murcia region town will hold a memorial event...

Honest recycling worker finds owner of €3,500 in cash which was ‘lost’ two years ago in Murcia area of...

A Murcia region couple got a pleasant surprise after they had €3,500 returned to them which they lost two years ago. The money popped up...

Crafty burglars use sticky tape trick to identify empty Costa Blanca homes in Spain

A home robbery gang used sticky tape on front doors to highlight potential targets in the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas. The four-strong Georgian crew...

BILLS GALORE as Cartagena’s desperate hospitality trade plead for help outside Murcia’s parliament in Spain

BOXES of bar and restaurant invoices were dumped by struggling businesses outside the Regional Assembly building in Cartagena this morning(January 29). The symbolic act was...

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