Murcia

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...

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...

FAMILY MAN dies trying to help struggling swimmer at tourist spot of La Manga in the Murcia region of...

A man died in front of his wife and daughter after trying to help a swimmer in the popular Murcia tourist area of La...

EXTENDED OPENING this week for bars and restaurants in Murcia region of Spain

BARS and restaurants in the Murcia region will be able to stay open until 1.00 am from this Wednesday(June 2). The decision to allow an...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

Angry man mimics Basil Fawlty by thrashing a police car with a branch in Murcia region of Spain

A police car was given the 'Basil Fawlty' treatment when an angry man attacked it with a branch. In a scene that was almost a...

‘JILTED LOVER’ sexually assaults girlfriend’s new partner after kidnapping him from the Costa Blanca in Spain

A Murcia gang kidnapped and sexually assaulted a man in a vicious revenge attack over a woman. Five men, all of Bulgarian nationality, have been...

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...

Expats unite with crack legal team from Andalucia to address planning abuses in Spain’s Murcia

FOREIGN residents from blighted urbanisations in Gea y Truyols, Murcia, have united for a potential solution to the planning problems suffered so far in...

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...

British residents in Spain rejected for driving licence exchange DESPITE meeting all requirements post-Brexit

DOZENS of British expats in Spain are being told they can’t exchange their driving licences and will have to take a Spanish test because...

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...

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...

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...

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....

British pilot dies after plane crashes into the sea off Cartagena in Spain’s Murcia region

A British pilot died on Saturday morning(May 8) when his light aircraft crashed into sea some 500 metres off the coast of Cartagena. The accident...

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...

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...

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...

Free healthcare and extended hotel stays for foreign tourists that catch Covid in Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA is so confident of its Covid-safe status, that it’s offering free healthcare and extended hotel stays to tourists when the season restarts. Ministers are...

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,...

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...

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...

CHEERS! Bars and restaurants in Murcia region of Spain get midnight closing from Wednesday in fresh curfew hours cut

MURCIA is slashing back its curfew hours for the second time in a fortnight. As from Wednesday(April 28), the start of the curfew will be...

Could you be paying less for your investments and pensions in Spain?

Tracy Storer Senior Partner Chorus Financial I’ve just come out of a regular review with one of my clients, and top of the agenda was an analysis...

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