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Convicted Icelandic paedophile is arrested over eight sex assaults on children in Murcia region of Spain

AN Icelandic paedophile has been arrested in connection with eight sexual assaults on children in the Murcia region. He is said to have approached his...

Curfew start-time to be rolled back this week in boost to bars and restaurants in Murcia region of Spain

MURCIA'S Health Ministry is to relax the night-time curfew from Wednesday(April 14), as it pushes back the start by an hour to 11.00 pm. The...

CLASSROOM ON THE SAND as youngsters hit the local beach for COVID-safe lessons on Spain’s Mar Menor

A MURCIA school has moved its classes to the beach in a truly COVID-safe environment. The Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente school has taken desks...

Jellyfish flex their tentacles in annual return to Mar Menor beaches in Spain’s Murcia region

PORTUGUESE man o'war jellyfish have been sighted for the first time this year on beaches around La Manga and the Mar Menor in Murcia. Though...

First case of ‘highly contagious’ Brazilian COVID variant is reported in Spain’s Murcia region

THE first recorded case of the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 has been announced in the Murcia Region. Murcia's Health Minister, Juan Jose Pedreñó, said: “Tests...

RIDDLE of two naked bodies discovered after car crash on AP-7 motorway in Spain’s Murcia region

POLICE are investigating the bizarre discovery of two male naked bodies on a Murcia motorway after a car crashed into the back of a...

Partido Popular could be ousted from controlling Spain’s Murcia region for the first time since mid-nineties

CORRUPTION allegations are behind a shock move that could end the Partido Popular's 26-year grip on Murcia's regional government. An unexpected motion of censure was...

Spain’s Murcia region reveals when they hope to start COVID-19 vaccinations for the over-70s

THE Murcia region says it hopes to start offering COVID-19 vaccinations for people aged between 70 and 79 in the second half of April. Jaime...

Dry spell ends with flooded roads in regular Torrevieja blackspots on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEAVY rain brought flooding to Torrevieja on Sunday(March 7) with the usual quota of blocked or partially passable roads. Local forecasters, the Mastral Project, reported...

FIND OUT if you can sit indoors at your local bar and restaurant in Spain’s Murcia region from this...

BARS and restaurants in a large part of the Murcia region will be able to resume serving customers from inside their premises from tomorrow(March...

Property experts in Spain say it is a good time to buy with lower prices on Costa Blanca and...

BETTER weather and the arrival of spring traditionally sees the start of the key time of the year for Spanish property sales. That in turn,...

Bar and shopping hours to be extended in Spain’s Murcia region as COVID-19 cases drop

MURCIA will allow bars and shops to open after 8.00 pm from this Wednesday night(February 24) as new COVID-19 infections continue to fall in...

Spain’s Murcia region tries to boost tourist numbers by offering to pay expenses if visitors get COVID-19

TOURISTS visiting the Murcia region will get a free COVID-19 insurance plan from the regional government if they stay in 'approved accommodation'. Once a reasonable...

RAISE A GLASS as bars and restaurants reopen this Wednesday in key centres across Spain’s Murcia region

19 Murcia region municipalities will be able to reopen their bar and restaurant terraces at 75% capacity from this Wednesday(February 17). As COVID-19 infection rates...

Man takes his own life with single gun shot on Murcia’s Mar Menor after killing his business partner

POLICE are trying to piece together two deaths in the Murcia region after a man was shot dead in El Palmar and his killer...

‘SLIPPERY EELS’ caught as East European drugs boss is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

THE head of an international drugs smuggling gang branded as 'The Eels', has been arrested in Los Alcazares in Spain's Murcia region. His detention by...

Popular La Manga holiday spot on Murcia’s Mar Menor in Spain goes digital

LA MANGA on the shores of Murcia's Mar Menor will be overhauled into a 'smart and digitalised tourist destination'. Telefonica won the contract to set...

BILLS GALORE as Cartagena’s desperate hospitality trade plead for help outside Murcia’s parliament in Spain

BOXES of bar and restaurant invoices were dumped by struggling businesses outside the Regional Assembly building in Cartagena this morning(January 29). The symbolic act was...

British fugitive wanted for historical family sex abuse is arrested in expat area of Spain’s Murcia region

A British man wanted for historical sex offences against his daughter and other family members has been arrested by Murcia's Guardia Civil. The 72-year-old fugitive...

Non-essential businesses to close earlier as Spain’s Murcia region tries to limit movement in COVID-19 battle

NON-ESSENTIAL businesses in the Murcia region will have to close earlier from this Wednesday(January 20). The regional government has introduced the measure to combat record-high...

EU fine threat over endangered turtle doves in Spain’s Murcia region

THE Murcia government faces a European Union fine if it does not do more to protect the European turtle dove. The endangered migratory bird...

Curfew extension and more border closures in Spain’s Murcia region as new COVID-19 cases reach record levels

THE Murcia region curfew will start an hour earlier from 10.00 pm this Saturday(January 9). The news comes a day after a new daily COVID-19...

COVID-19 rises lead to border closures for seven towns in Spain’s Murcia region

THE Murcia region will close the perimeters of seven municipalities from midnight on January 6 and has slashed region-wide hospitality hours over the Three...

DRUGS AHOY as massive hashish stash bobs along in a bay in Spain’s Murcia region

GUARDIA Civil divers have recovered over 3,000 kilos of hashish bundles floating in the waters of a Murcia region bay. 91 drug-filled packs were found...

Drunk ‘kamikaze’ driver has 14 kilometre trip on wrong side of motorway in Spain’s Murcia

A drunk motorist has been arrested by the Guardia Civil after driving for 14 kilometres on the wrong side of a Murcia region motorway. The...

Mayor of only ‘confined’ area in Spain’s Murcia region fumes over ‘shameful’ situation

LOS Alcazares is the only part of the Murcia region left with perimeter restrictions in a situation described as 'shameful' by its mayor, Mario...

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