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Dance floors reopening next week if COVID-19 cases continue falling in Spain’s Murcia region

DANCE floors in Murcia region nightclubs and concert venues are likely to reopen next week if COVID-19 case rates continue to fall. Infection rates have...

Serial burglar breaks into dozens of homes within a few weeks in Murcia area of Spain

A serial burglar targeting Murcia City homes has been hit with 70 robbery charges. The Policia Nacional have also thrown in three fraud charges against...

Scientists at Spain’s Murcia University say a simple saliva test can detect severe cases of COVID-19

SCIENTISTS at Murcia University(UMU) have found evidence that a saliva test can detect severe cases of COVID-19. The inexpensive and easy test has been successfully...

Elderly couple killed by odourless toxic gas fumes in Spain’s Murcia region

An elderly couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a butano gas cylinder in Rincon de Seca, Murcia. The odourless and colourless gas eliminates...

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...

Man threatens to jump off building site crane but gets talked down by police in Spain’s Murcia City

FIVE hours of intense negotiations helped to persuade a man to come down from a Murcia city crane on Thursday. The man, 45, was threatening...

Swindlers who conned British home buyers at Murcia’s Trampolin Hills in Spain try to overturn guilty verdicts

TWO men convicted of defrauding British home buyers at Murcia's Trampolin Hills development are challenging the verdicts and prison sentences. Antonio Martinez and his ex-business...

Italian bank robbers linked to bungling one-legged thief travelled to Spain for heists on the Costa Blanca and Murcia

AN Italian bank robbery gang wanted for a €344,355 stick-up at a Murcia bank in October has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. One of...

Jihadist leader arrested in Spain’s Andalucia along with three ‘radicalised’ group members in Murcia

FOUR members of a jihadist group have been arrested by the Policia Nacional after an 18-month investigation. Officers swooped on the leader in Algeciras on...

Pensioner, 90, attacked by jewellery and TV set thief in Spain’s Murcia region

POLICE have arrested a thief who broke into an elderly woman's home in Aguilas and threatened her before stealing a television and some...

British expat found dead in Spanish home after desperate UK relatives contact friend in Murcia

THE body of a British man was recovered from his Murcia region home after relatives in the UK could not contact him for three...

COVID-19 passports and early bar closures extended in Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA'S current COVID-19 restrictions will be maintained until February 4. The region's Superior Court has approved the extension of the measures which were due to...

Avian flu restrictions imposed in Murcia after several bird deaths in northern Spain

SPAIN'S Murcia region has introduced restrictions on poultry farms in eight municipalities to counter the spread of avian flu. The presence of poultry has also...

Anonymous tip-off brings down Murcia sex exploiters who abused 19 women that came to Spain

AN anonymous e-mail to a Policia Nacional anti-human trafficking website has led to the bringing down of a major Murcia criminal gang. Police have arrested...

Fake Iberian hams with €1 million retail price are seized during meat firm raids in Spain

THOUSANDS of falsely-labelled Iberian ham shoulders have been seized in a probe over a €1 million food fraud. Seven meat firms are been investigated by...

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...

Big freeze hits north and central Spain yet temperatures will soar to 20°C in east and south of Spain...

COLD weather hit the Spanish mainland over the Three Kings' festive period as we entered the coldest two months of the year – but...

Cybercrime police in Murcia locate scammers who sold undelivered cars across Spain

TWO fraudsters have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for selling second-hand cars online which were never delivered to customers. The probe was launched in...

Court strips cosmetic surgeon of passport after patient dies in Murcia hospital in Spain

A judge has removed the passport of a comestic surgeon being investigated over the death of a Murcia woman who got a liposculpture procedure. As...

Fears over cosmetic surgeon fleeing Spain after patient dies of horrific liposculpture injuries in Murcia hospital

A lawyer acting for the family of a Murcia woman, who died at the weekend, is trying to stop her cosmetic surgeon from fleeing...

Violent knife-wielding youths commit 21 robberies in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

TWO youths committed 21 robberies in the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas without hesitating to beat up anybody that stood in the way. The violent...

New Year farce as Murcia party-goers book coaches to Spain’s Costa Blanca to avoid early COVID closures

MURCIA'S HoyTu hospitality group says people frustrated with regional COVID restrictions are chartering coaches to celebrate New Year's Eve on the Costa Blanca. HoyTu president,...

Alicante area robbers stole dozens of cars and electrical goods from over 80 homes in Spain

A major Alicante Province home robbery gang has been broken up in a joint Guardia Civil-Policia Nacional operation. 14 people have been arrested and two...

Jewellery thieves arrested in road chase on Spain’s Costa Blanca after robbing homes in Murcia and Valencia

TWO jewellery thieves who took watches, rings, and bracelets worth over €116,000 from four homes in the Murcia and Valencia areas have been arrested...

Winter heatwave predicted for Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A blast of Saharan air will bring unseasonably warm temperatures for the New Year's holiday in the Alicante Province and Murcia areas of Spain. Experts...

Costa Blanca-based ‘smishing’ con fleeces €600,000 out of unsuspecting bank customers in Spain

A nationwide con saw 106 bank customers robbed of €600,000 from their accounts after they unknowingly provided access to their 'log-in' and personal details. Operation...

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