Gunshots fired and one man stabbed as rival families clash in Cartagena
Around 20 officers patrolled the VillaIba area of Cartagena to prevent further violence Historic hatred between two rival families in the VillaIba area of Cartagena came..

Murcia road workers identify yet more sections of the damaged Cedacero road in need of repairs
The budget for work to prevent landslides on the Cartagena road has more than tripled, and there are doubts whether it will reopen next month as promised During the torrential..

Residents help extinguish car fire at a workshop in Mazarron
The quick actions of neighbours and firefighters stopped the blaze in the Murcia town from spreading further Firefighters and three police patrols tackled a blaze at a..

Covid incidence drops 30 per cent: Murcia coronavirus update May 24
Hospital and ICU pressure has increased over the weekend in the Region of Murcia The regional health authorities in Murcia have reported very mixed Covid data over the..

Mazarron amongst the 15 poorest municipalities in Spain
Six municipalities in the Region of Murcia feature in the bottom 50 'low income' ranking in Spain A report which, in addition to measuring other 'urban indicators', sought..

Mar Menor hotels freeze prices to attract more tourists this summer
Businesses in the Mar Menor are scrambling to guarantee a strong season as the lagoon continues to deteriorate Hotels in the Mar Menor area of Murcia have decided to freeze..

Cartagena unveils new animal protection law
The new rules will allow all pets to travel on public transport in the Murcia city A new local animal welfare law was passed in Cartagena on Monday May 23 which alters..

Molina de Segura and Archena among the top 10 hottest places in Spain yesterday
The two Murcia towns registered temperatures of almost 35ºC on Monday Even as we enter a week where temperatures are supposed to drop in Spain in comparison with the week..

Road closed in Bolnuevo today: May 24
The area around the Bar Oasis will be closed today due to water maintenance works The Town Hall in Mazarrón has sent out a communiqué this morning stating that the Avenida..

Playa Honda medical centre reopens after refurbishment work is finally completed
There will be one doctor and one nurse on duty for three and a half hours a day on weekdays The Playa Honda health clinic has reopened this Monday, May 23, after the refurbishment..

Overgrown grass and weeds in Mazarron are a fire risk, warn police
Residents warned not to throw cigarette butts on the floor, as a measure to prevent wildfires Mazarrón police have launched an appeal for people not to throw cigarette..

Murcia Entierro de la Sardina festival in Genoa, Italy is hailed a spectacular success
Murcia's Burial of the Sardine festival has been declared of International Tourist Interest Murcia celebrated its spectacular Burial of the Sardine, a festival declared..

Access to Sierra Espuña Regional Park in Alhama cut off to traffic this week
The temporary road closure at the park in Alhama de Murcia will last until Friday May 27 An impending increase in lorry traffic around Sierra Espuña Regional Park in Alhama..

Cartagena intensifies mosquito control as populations spike
Heavy rain in March has led to worrying mosquito population growth in the Murcia city The heavy rains in March seem like a distant memory in the midst of a heatwave in..

Temperatures drop midweek but creep back up next weekend: Murcia weather forecast May 23-29
There will be rain in Murcia on Tuesday night and minimum temperatures will fall, but it will still be very hot Weather in Murcia, Sunday May 22   After a sweltering..

Expert tips for staying cool in extreme heat as temperatures soar in Murcia
Murcia was the hottest province in Spain last week, sizzling in temperatures in excess of 39ºC at the weekend Temperatures have soared across the Region of Murcia, which..

Bust of Alfonso X El Sabio unveiled at the Castillo de la Concepcion in Cartagena
Cartagena pays tribute to the Castilian King who conquered the city from the Moors in 1245 Coinciding with the celebration of International Museums Day on May 21, which..

Unvaccinated tourists can now enter Spain with just a negative test
Spain has removed its requirement for Brits, Americans and other non-EU visitors to be vaccinated As of May 21, Spain has finally changed its rules to allow entry to travellers..

Jumilla Wine Museum opens to the public after over 10 years of redevelopment
Trace the 5,000-year-old history of wine making in Jumilla Saturday May 21 saw the long-awaited official opening of the Wine Museum in the town of Jumilla, a project which..

New gourmet area to be created at popular indoor market in Cartagena
Conversion work has already begun at Santa Florentina Market in the Murcia city Santa Florentina Market in Cartagena is to undergo a major overhaul with the creation of..

Hospital admissions and incidence rate drop: Murcia Covid update May 20
Daily infections have also reduced significantly in the Murcia Region this week It’s been a week of positive news across Spain and in the Murcia Region: given the promising..

69-year-old who tied up his girlfriend before beating and raping her in Murcia avoids jail
He was given a two-year sentence suspended for five years for the violent attack in Lorca A 69-year-old man has avoided an immediate prison sentence after admitting tying..

Mar Menor is safe to swim in, claims Murcia Health Minister
The presence of sludge and dead animals are apparently no impediment to the health of bathers in the Mar Menor The Regional Minister for Health in Murcia, Juan José Pedre..

Small earthquake in Lorqui and Molina de Segura
The earthquake happened late last night, but only measured 2.4 on the Richter scale An earthquake measuring 2.4 on the Richter scale took place in the town of Molina de..