Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 22nd March 2019
Brexit and climate change in the spotlight as the driest winter on record in Murcia comes to an end On the day after a brief extension to next week’s Brexit date was granted to Theresa May by..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 8th March 2019
Springtime in Murcia as International Women’s Day and pre-electioneering dominate the news In a week dominated by International Women’s Day, which falls on Friday 8th March, and the jostling..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 1st March 2019
The Spanish government guarantees residency status for UK nationals post-Brexit as the Costa Cálida basks in 28-degree sunshine Once again much of the talk this week in the Costa Cálida has centred..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 22nd February 2019
A late February heatwave this weekend in the Costa Cálida! The last weekend of February looks like being a good time to be in the Costa Cálida as a mini-heatwave hits practically the whole of..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 15th February 2019
Catalan separatists force a general election in Spain as the trial of their former leaders begins in Madrid In a week when a survey found that 73 per cent of the people of Murcia were suffering..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 8th February 2019
Image: the winner of last year’s Floración photography competition, taken by Josefa Ruiz Pérez Gorgeous spring weather may be TOO perfect as climate change affects the Costa Cálida CLICK..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 1st February
Brits spent 2 million euros an hour in Spain last year With the month of January over it is tempting to imagine that the short Murcia winter is now behind us, but despite temperatures having been..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 25th January 2019
The Costa Cálida struts its stuff at the Fitur fair as Murcia attempts to boost tourism after the opening of Corvera airport Following the plethora of news coverage of the last passenger flights..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 11th January 2019
Corvera airport opens next week as Murcia suffers sub-zero temperatures after the festive season Life in Murcia was back to near-normal this week after the end of the festive season, with two main..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 4th January 2019
The King of Spain will open Corvera airport, local elections loom in the year of Brexit, and as the Three Kings head for the Costa Cálida Murcia Today celebrates its 10th anniversary! It will..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 21st December 2019
Christmas begins in the Costa Cálida as the Region of Murcia awaits the imminent opening of Corvera airport The end of the week coincides with the last day of autumn – winter officially begins..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 14th December 2018
Earthquake scare in Lorca and gale force winds as the Costa Cálida prepares for Christmas The tension was palpable in Lorca on Thursday morning when an earthquake measuring 3.5 mbLg (equivalent..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 7th December 2018
Superb holiday weekend weather as the Costa Cálida prepares for Christmas and Corvera airport Image: Águilas basking in the December sunshine. Click on the blue links to read the full articles..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 30th November 2018
Christmas is coming … and so are the first flights at Corvera! With December just around the corner the festive season is almost upon us, and gradually the festive season is encroaching on the..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 23rd November 2018
Heavy rain and widespread flooding in the Costa Cálida, and a Ryanair scare for passengers booked on flights at Corvera airport! The news in Murcia this week has been dominated by the heavy rain..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 16th November 2018
Corvera airport ready for take-off as Murcia heads into a wet weekend With under two months now remaining before the closure of Murcia-San Javier airport to civilian traffic and the transfer of..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 9th November 2018
Ryanair finally confirm flights will be transferred from San Javier to Corvera but refuse to clarify from what date! With the scheduled opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up 27th to 31st October 2018
A foretaste of winter in the Costa Cálida before the long holiday weekend An early bulletin this week as the newsdesk is taking advantage of the "puente" this weekend, with the bank..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 26th October 2018
The Costa Cálida weather is in the spotlight again as uncertainty over flight schedules at Corvera airport continues Once again much of the talk in Murcia this week has revolved around the weather..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 19th October 2018
Gota fría storm warning in place again in the Costa Cálida For most of the last week the news in the Region of Murcia has been dominated by just one story, with meteorologists warning that one..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 12th October 2018
The weather, the climate, Corvera airport and the disastrous flooding in Mallorca occupy the front pages this week The second week of October ends with a national holiday in Spain on Friday 12th..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 5th October 2018
Corvera airport hogs the headlines As the date for which the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera approaches the subject continues to occupy many of the headlines..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 28th September 2018
Jet2 start selling summer 2019 flights at Corvera airport while taxi drivers wage war for airport pick-up rights Lead image: The sun rising over the Mar menor in Los Alcázares: Los Alcázares..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 21st September 2018
34 degrees to end the summer in the Costa Cálida as the regional president gets hot under the collar over rail services! Corvera airport appeared to be the only point of agreement in a meeting..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 14th September 2018
Weekend rain threatens Murcia again as the regional and national governments argue over trains but agree over planes: Corvera airport is still on course to open on 15th January Just as was the..

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Murcia and Spanish news summary week ending 7th September 2018
Gota fría storm warning in the Costa Cálida over the weekend Lead image: Sun rising over the Mar Menor this week. Los Alcázares tourism. Throughout August there has been uncharacteristically..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 24th August 2018
Please note: The Spain Today Online Offices are now closed for August Summer Holidays. We will be back on the Monday 3rd September.  There WILL NOT BE a News Bulletin delivered next week! All..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 17th August 2018
Extreme heat followed by destructive storms as the weather grabs the headlines in the Costa Cálida It is often said that the British are obsessed with talking about the weather, but this week..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 10th August 2018
More progress towards the opening of Corvera airport as August heat and thunderstorms make the news in the Costa Cálida There may be a traditional lull in some institutional news in Spain during..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 27th July 2018
Up to 40 degrees in the Costa Cálida on Saturday as the Murcia summer warms up for August! The peak of the summer tourist season begins on the Costa Cálida and the rest of the Spanish Costas..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 20th July 2018
Ryanair cabin crew strikes disrupt holiday plans as the Costa Cálida basks in summer sunshine In a week when the main concern for many people has been to find ways of cooling down and enjoy the..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 13th July 2018
186 days and counting down: more progress towards the opening of Corvera airport as Murcia sizzles in the July sun The week ended with a glut of news regarding the latest progress towards the opening..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 6th July 2018
Probable Ryanair strikes threaten travel plans as Terminator, wild fires and a July heat wave hit the headlines in the Costa Cálida A threat to summer travel plans for visitors to the Costa Cá..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 29th June 2018
Corvera airport another step nearer opening as ancillary service contracts are put out to tender The opening of the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera moved another step closer to..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 22nd June 2018
35 degrees, school holidays starting, San Juan bonfires this Saturday - it must be summer in the Costa Cálida! As the summer officially begins (on Thursday at 12.07) and schools break up for over..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 15th June 2018
Prepare to bake on the beaches of the Costa Cálida: the summer starts here! After an unsettled spring there is a definite feel of summer in the air in the Region of Murcia this week, with temperatures..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 8th June 2018
A pig farm next door to Camposol, an opening date for Corvera and a new Spanish government While the headlines in Spain have focussed almost exclusively on Pedro Sánchez’s first week as Prime..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 1st June 2018
A tumultuous week with an abrupt change in the Spanish government Lead image: A new day dawns in Los Alcázares........ Well, what a week in Spain! As recently as last Friday it was breaking..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 25th May 2018
Summer campaign begins in the Region of Murcia On Friday the Murcia region launched its national summer advertising campaign, targeting domestic tourists under the banner of “The Costa Cálida..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 18th May 2018
The Pope’s Lamborghini and the mud of Los Urrutias grab the headlines in the Costa Cálida this week It’s not often that a summary of the Murcia news contains information about the Pope and..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 11th May 2018
Thunderstorms steal the headlines but the week ends in sunshine as the beaches and marinas of Murcia prepare for the summer  Lead image: Los Alcázares; calm returns after the storms. For many..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 4th May 2018
A spring public holiday and fiestas in much of Murcia as Corvera, the weather and the drought hit the headlines As the spring continues to bring a mixture of sunshine and showers to the Costa C..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 27th April 2018
Seats on flights to Corvera airport go on sale as the mood of optimism regarding tourism in the Costa Cálida strengthens Click on the blue links to read the full stories or go to the home page..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 13th April 2018
Whale death after swallowing plastic places Murcia in the spotlight of the campaign to save the world’s oceans One of the most important concerns facing the Earth at the moment is the contamination..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up, week ending 6th April 2018
Seagulls at San Javier airport, elephants on the motorway and a whale killed by litter in the sea as animals hit the headlines in the Costa Cálida The week after Easter has provided a variety..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 23rd March 2018
Semana Santa starts and the clocks go forward this weekend as spring weather arrives a little late! As of Tuesday this week spring is officially under way, and although for much of the week the..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 16th March 2018
Unsettled weather for the long weekend, and Arnold Schwarzenegger could arrive at Corvera airport before the first passengers ! For most of the Region of Murcia it has now been over two months..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 9th March 2018
Image: Tourist office Los Alcázares Sunny spring weather in the Costa Cálida as Corvera airport already brings signs of new investment to Murcia! Spring is most definitely on its way in the..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 2nd March 2018
The sun rising over the Mar Menor this week in Los Alcázares. Tourism Los Alcázares Murcia was the place to be this week, escaping the extreme weather after the 2018 opening of Corvera airport..

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Murcia and Spanish weekly news round-up week ending 16th February 2018
Spring cleaning in the Mar Menor as warmer weather arrives in the Costa Cálida Lead image: Los Alcázares on the shores of the Mar Menor. In a week when daytime temperatures climbed back above..

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