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Police probe major boat gathering in protected waters of Mar Menor lagoon in Spain

THE Guardia Civil is probing an unauthorised party involving over 100 boats in a specially protected area of the Mar Menor lagoon. The gathering happened...

Man refused full custody of son despite ‘harm’ fears of ex-wife being Hare Krishna believer in Spain’s Murcia

A man has lost a bid to get full custody of his son claiming he is being harmed because his ex-wife practices the Hare...

British bar owner on Spain’s Mar Menor stabbed after trying to stop assault on woman

A British bar owner from Los Alcazares received multiple stab wounds on Friday after trying to stop a woman being assaulted in the street. The...

Goat breaks glass item in jewellery shop after Cartagena police chase in Spain’s Murcia region

A black goat caused chaos in Cartagena's main shopping area after running around the city and smashing a glass item in a jewellery store. The...

Thieves fake ID cards unmask home jewellery robberies in Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO men have been arrested in Torrevieja for stealing jewellery from homes in Cartagena, Elche and Petrer as well as much further afield in...

Teenage boy dies after shooting himself in the head in Spain’s Murcia region

POLICE are looking into the circumstances behind the death of a boy, 16, after he shot himself in the head. The tragedy happened around 7.00...

Struggling Mar Menor beach bars want lower rents as swimmers stay away from polluted lagoon in Spain’s Murcia region

BEACH bars on part of the Mar Menor are demanding lower rents and delayed payments due to low tourist numbers. The lagoon area, which has...

WATCH: Tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz stars in new video promoting his home Murcia region to tourists across Spain

MURCIA teenage tennis star Carlos Alcaraz is the new face of tourism for his home region in €1.5 million campaign to attract more Spanish...

Man lies to police over sex abuse as excuse for missing examination in Spain’s Murcia region

A man has been arrested in Cartagena for falsely reporting that he was a victim of sexual abuse as an excuse for not turning...

Record Easter for tourist bookings claimed by Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA is claiming a record high for Easter tourist accommodation bookings, following two years of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Regional President, Fernando Lopez Miras, said: “Preliminary...

Streaming giant Netflix signs ground-breaking deal in Spain

INTERNATIONAL streamer Netflix has signed its first-ever collaborative deal with a Spanish council which will see it support future TV and movie makers in...

Supermarket sweep as serial robber is caught shopping after police spend months trying to catch him in Spain’s Murcia...

AN eight-month probe to capture a serial robber has culminated in his arrest in a Murcia region supermarket. The Guardia Civil swooped on the shop...

Oil giant Repsol is constructing Spain’s first advanced biofuel plant in Murcia region

CONSTRUCTION of Spain's first advanced biofuel plant has started in the Cartagena area of Murcia. The €200 million project is being undertaken by Repsol at...

Cybercriminals in Spain’s Costa Blanca area send bogus text message to steal €23,000 from bank account

FOUR people have been arrested in Alicante and Cartagena after stealing over €23,000 from a bank account via a 'smishing' scam. The thieves swindled a...

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...

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...

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...

Quick COVID-19 passport U-turn over legal fears in Murcia area of Spain

THE Murcia government has done a fast flip-flop over its COVID passport plans by reversing a decision to use it for hospitality venues. On Tuesday,...

COVID-19 passport will have to be used to enter bars, restaurants, and clubs in Murcia area of Spain

MURCIA is bringing in COVID-19 passports to follow suit with regions like the neighbouring Valencian Community. Murcia's Health Minister, Juan Jose Pedreño, announced this Tuesday...

Motorist killed after driving down wrong side of busy dual carriageway in Spain’s Murcia region

AN elderly motorist died after driving five kilometres down the wrong side of a Murcia dual-carriageway. He collided head-on with a car with two people...

WATCH: Police car meets watery fate as flash floods hit Murcia region in southeastern Spain

A patrol car with Polica Local officers inside was among dozens of vehicles washed away when torrential rain caused flash floods in the Murcia...

Tragedy averted as passengers are rescued from sinking pleasure boat in icy waters off Spain’s Murcia coast

A popular tourist boat, the Ole catamaran, sunk off Cartagena on Sunday afternoon with 33 passengers, including six children, on board. A Red Cross rescue...

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...

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...

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...

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