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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...

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'.

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).

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...

‘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.

Spain’s Murcia region to reopen local borders and hospitality in 16 areas this week

16 areas in the Murcia region will lift their local border closures and reopen bars and restaurants from this Wednesday(February 10).

SECOND TIME LUCKY for Murcia’s Blas Canto as Spain make its Eurovision pick this month

MURCIA'S Blas Canto will soon find out which song he will be performing at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, after...

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'.

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).

Health minister resigns in vaccine scandal after giving himself and senior officials COVID-19 jab in Spain’s Murcia

MURCIA'S health minister Manuel Villegas has resigned after it was revealed he skipped protocol to have himself vaccinated against COVID-19.

Kids responsible for a dozen robberies caught red-handed taking selfies while vandalising school in Spain’s Murcia

TWO children have been arrested after allegedly carrying out 12 robberies from shops and a school in Murcia. Guardia...

Farmer arrested for exploiting and abusing foreign workers in Spain’s Murcia region

A BULLYING farmer that abused foreign workers and had them working in pitiful conditions has been arrested. Policia Nacional...

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...

A RIGHT DING-DONG as church bell peals get priest threatened in Spain’s Murcia region

COMPLAINTS that a set of church bells are too loud has caused a Murcia priest to report some of his parishioners to...

Social gatherings banned between people not living together in Spain’s Murcia region

THE ENTIRE Murcia region has banned social gatherings between non-cohabitants, from today, January 14. Meetings of any sort will...

Interpol track down Latin American paedophile fugitive to Spain’s Murcia region

A Paraguayan man accused of sexually assaulting two young children in Argentina has been arrested in Murcia. The 28-year-old...

Hundreds fined for border breach attempts during first weekend of towns’ perimeter closures in Spain’s Murcia

DURING the first weekend of perimeter closures in the region of Murcia, 225 fines were issues for attempted breaches.

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.

Stolen British-owned car from Spain’s Costa del Sol is found 400 kilometres away in Murcia with thieves ‘living’ in...

A stolen British-owned car from Malaga Province has ended up 400 kilometres north in the Murcia region with a man and woman...

‘Well-organised’ cocaine gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca is brought to justice

A Costa Blanca cocaine gang that processed and sold the drug has been busted by the Guardia Civil. Nine...

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...

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...

Expat in Spain’s Murcia region gets honour for helping British residents in Camposol

A Murcia-based British expat who created a charity to give fast medical aid has been awarded the British Empire Medal(BEM) in the...

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.

BLANK SCREENS as pirate TV supplier of ‘pay’ channels is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

A pirate TV operation has been smashed by the Policia Nacional that supplied copyrighted channels via the internet to at least 15,000...

Drunkards face religious crime charges after church altar tirade in Spain’s Murcia City

TWO drunks have been charged after they burst into a Murcia city church and launched a verbal tirade at the altar.


SWAN’S CORNER:- The Pitfalls of Buying Spanish Rustic Property

THERE are many property professionals in Spain that do an excellent job airbrushing the considerable risks associated with buying rustic properties. Clearly,...