Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Drug smugglers caught loading four tonnes of hashish from Mar Menor fishing boat onto a lorry in Spain

CUSTOMS officers pounced in San Pedro del Pinatar as a fishing boat cargo of 4.3 tonnes of hashish was being unloaded. A refrigerated lorry pulled...

Nearly all bar and nightlife COVID restrictions to end this week in Murcia area of Spain

DANCING at nightclubs returns this Wednesday(October 13) to the Murcia region. In a new relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, nightlife businesses which currently close at 4.00...

Massive demonstration over Mar Menor pollution sends message to Murcia government in Spain

PROTESTORS hit Murcia City's streets on Thursday evening(October 7) to call for action to stop pollution in the Mar Menor lagoon. No official attendance figures...

Hospital doctor brands teenager as being ill with ‘homosexuality’ in Murcia area of Spain

A gynecologist at a Murcia hospital is in trouble after claims that he wrote down that a teenage patient's current illness was 'homosexuality'. The 19-year-old...

Campaigners send Mar Menor lagoon pollution complaint to EU which pins blame on Spain’s politicians

ENVIRONMENTALISTS have sent a formal complaint to the EU over the pollution problems at the Mar Menor lagoon in Murcia. The joint submission sent by...

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...

Teenage Spanish flag burner faces fine of up to €30,000 for incident in Murcia City centre

A teenager has been arrested for setting fire to a Spanish flag in the centre of Murcia City. The man, 19, was detained by the...

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...

OPINION: Spain’s Mar Menor shows us why it’s time we cleaned up our act

Martin Tye of Mariposa Energia explores what's gone wrong at Spain's Mar Menor

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...

Watch! Sassy schoolgirl in Spain delivers priceless pep talk about the importance of masks

A SPANISH schoolgirl's hilarious response to having to wear a mask in class has gone viral. The cheeky youngster from Murcia earned fans across the...

Baby fractures skull in Murcia hospital incubator fall in Spain as parents only get €1,420 in compensation

THE parents of a newborn Murcia baby who rolled out of a hospital incubator and suffered a skull fracture have been given €1,420 in...

Man, 86, holds girlfriend captive and rapes her over two days in Murcia area of Spain

AN 86-year-old Murcia region man has been arrested for kidnapping and raping his partner. The Caravaca de la Cruz resident kept her tied to a...

Sabadell Bank announces major branch closure plans for Costa Blanca area of Spain

SABADELL Bank plans to close 215 branches later this year on top of 105 offices that shut in July. Reports suggest around a hundred branches...

Angry nightlife businesses in Spain’s Murcia region fume over indoor closures being maintained

A Murcia hospitality group is angry that sizeable gatherings will be allowed in the region but nightlife traders still can't welcome indoor customers. Hoytu association...

WATCH: Spain clears up after devastating week of storms, torrential rain and flash floods

Spain has been dealing with the aftermath of some of the worst summer rain storms to hit the peninsula in decades. The big clear up...

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...

Tiny inflatable boat crammed with tons of drugs nearly sinks in Murcia waters of Spain

AN inflatable boat could barely stay afloat off the Murcia coast as it struggled to carry its clandestine cargo of over two tons of...

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...

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...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Tanker with three dead crew members poisoned by gas arrives at Cartagena port in Spain’s Murcia region

A chemical tanker docked in Cartagena this morning(August 26) carrying three deceased crew members, including the captain, who were poisoned by a gas leak...

Boy joyrider took mum’s car keys for regular overnight spins around La Manga area of Spain’s Mar Menor

A 15-year old boy went on an early morning joyride on around La Manga on Murcia's Mar Menor coast after taking his mother's car...

Former girlfriend arrested after ex-partner is killed and dumped in burning car in Spain’s Murcia region

A Murcia region man is suspected of killing his girlfriend's ex-partner and then putting the body into a blazing car. Two people have been arrested...

Spain’s government refuses ’emergency’ status for Mar Menor lagoon despite dead fish washing ashore for over a week

SPAIN'S government will not declare the Mar Menor an 'emergency' area as it continues its war of words with its regional counterpart. Madrid's refusal follows...

Gold shop owner melted stolen loot for home robbers in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A home robbery gang operating across Costa Blanca and Murcia has been arrested by the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. The six detainees included a...

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