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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...

Spain’s south-east Murcia region sizzles to a new high to beat 1994 record

MURCIA logged record high temperatures yesterday(August 15) to beat figures recorded 27 years ago. The Alcantarilla Air Base hit 47 degrees Celsisus to overtake the...

Why the Mar Menor in Spain has become Europe’s saddest example of environmental vandalism

THE Mar Menor in Murcia is Europe's largest saltwater lagoon but also one of the continent's saddest stories over the ravages of pollution. It's an...

Lottery store manager stole a customer’s winning ticket worth over €55,000 in Murcia area of Spain

A Cartagena lottery shop manager has been convicted of defrauding a lucky ticket holder of a €55,733 prize over two years ago. Murcia's Provincial Court...

Teenage runaway infected with COVID-19 forces bus passengers into quarantine in Murcia region of Spain

AROUND 60 bus passengers are in self-isolation for COVID-19 after an infected teenage girl skipped confinement from a mental health facility. Cartagena Policia Local...

ONE-WAY DEAL as conman from Murcia region of Spain took online sales payments but never sent out the items

A Murcia region man has been jailed over an online scam where he sold second-hand goods but never sent out the items. The 23-year-old Cartagena...

Spanish army sergeant dies after parachute exercise over the coast of the Mar Menor’s La Manga in Murcia

A Spanish army sergeant died after parachuting over the waters of La Manga in the Murcia region. Rafael Gallant Martinez was involved in a special...

Yacht was camouflaged as a fishing boat to smuggle tons of drugs into a Costa Blanca port in Spain

TWO-and-a-half tons of hashish was found on a yacht moored at Santa Pola, leading to the detention of a Murcia and Costa Blanca-based drugs...

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...

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