Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Murcia

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...

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...

Hundreds fined for border breach attempts during first weekend of towns’ perimeter closures in Spain’s Murcia

DURING the first weekend of perimeter closures in the region of Murcia, 225 fines were issues for attempted breaches. National Police and Guardia Civil carried...

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...

Better Hearing, Happier Life? Absolutely!

Here is a fact that might surprise you: you hear with your brain - not your ears. Your ears receive sounds and send them...

“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....

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...

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...

Ultra right-wing extremists blamed for Molotov attack on Podemos HQ in Spain’s Murcia region

AN explosive device was thrown last night (April 1) into the Cartagena office of the far-left Podemos party and slogans daubed over the front...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Murcia’s leader says ‘nobody knows what will happen’ after State of Alarm ends in Spain next month

MURCIA'S president, Fernando Lopez Miras, has said that Spain's 17 regions don't know what they can do legally once the State of Alarm ends...

‘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...

INVESTIGATION: How a ‘stoner tax’ is lining the coffers of local town halls in Spain and why a new...

A COURT ruling in Spain’s Murcia region has highlighted how local authorities are using a ‘stoner tax’ to fill their coffers by fining dope...

CLASSROOM ON THE SAND as youngsters hit the local beach for COVID-safe lessons on Spain’s Mar Menor

A MURCIA school has moved its classes to the beach in a truly COVID-safe environment. The Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente school has taken desks...

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...

Stolen British-owned car from Spain’s Costa del Sol is found 400 kilometres away in Murcia with thieves ‘living’ in...

A stolen British-owned car from Malaga Province has ended up 400 kilometres north in the Murcia region with a man and woman 'living' inside...

The pension freedoms trap. Is your UK pension affected?

On 6 April 2015 the retirement landscape for Brits all over the world changed dramatically. Pension freedoms were introduced, and people were given the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Girlfriend on trial accused of killing son of mafia boss in cold blood in Spain’s Murcia

A WOMAN is on trial for the murder of a mafia boss’s son who was gunned down in Murcia.  Cristina Elena T faces more than...

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