Spain Today Online Weekly Round Up
Welcome to the Spain Today Online Weekly NEWS Round Up. To avoid scrolling you can navigate to your chosen section by clicking on the appropriate logo. You can navigate directly to each..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 16th January
It's been a sobering week as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in Spain. Last Friday, the Health Ministry reported a total of 2,050,360 cases and 51,874 deaths. Today the figures are 2,252..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 24th December
Image 1: the municipal belén in Lorca The week leading into Christmas is usually as dead as a dodo, with all major political decisions made and everyone winding down for a few days off. But..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 19th December
After a month of steady falls, the number of new coronavirus cases, and logically, the rate per 100,000 of population, has been increasing once again across Spain, the result being that on Friday..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 12th December
It's almost beyond belief that two weeks from today Christmas will be over! This will be a Christmas like no other regardless of your opinion about the coronavirus pandemic and here in Murcia..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 5th December
Spain Covid: This week there is a lot of positive news relating to the evolution of the coronavirus crisis here in Spain, as although new cases are continuing to emerge around the country, there..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 28th November
Image 1:Belén construction underway in Cartagena This week the main news coverage has focused on the positive news that coronavirus case numbers and hospitalisations are continuing to decrease..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 21st November
Covid Spain: Covid continues to influence the news this week, with virtually all of Spain confined within regional borders and movement limited as much as possible, but the measures are starting..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 14th November
Image 1; Huge queues in Aranda de Duero, Burgos, Castilla y León today, where mass testing is taking place following a huge surge in new cases of coronavirus. This week the media has continued..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 7th November
Spain: Covid case numbers: Last Friday the Ministry of Health notified 25,595 new cases, bringing the overall total up to 1,185,678 and the total cases detected last week to 139,546 (from..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 31st October
Covid Spain It's been another sobering week, with events moving at a rapid pace as Spain is overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Although we all knew that there would be an increase in..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 10th October
Please note; next week there will NOT BE A BULLETIN. The annual contract is for 48 bulletins, which allows for 4 weeks annual holiday, so we are taking next week off as the holiday normally taken..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 3rd October
It's certainly been a busy week on the covid front, although the remainder of the news, particularly in Murcia, has been on the drought side of very dry. Put it this way, the "most read&..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 26th September
Sunrise over the Mar Menor......... Covid Spain On Friday 18th September the total number of coronavirus cases in Spain was 640,040. By Friday 25th September the figure had risen to 716,481..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 19th September
Covid Spain On Friday 11th September the total number of coronavirus cases in Spain was 566,326. By Friday 18th September the figure had risen to 640,040, an increase of 73,714 cases in a week..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 12th September
Covid Spain It's surreal to think that yesterday marked exactly six months since the WHO declared that the emerging Covid-19 crisis was officially a pandemic, six months which have changed our..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 5th September
Covid Spain This week the Covid crisis continues to extend across Spain, with cases rising nationally at the rate of 8,528 per DAY. Last Friday Spain had 439,286 cases and on Friday 4th September..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 28th August
Fire at the nautical club in Lo Pagán on Friday. Image Rasmus Skovgaard This week, it can be said, summer is over and we're suddenly heading into an autumn which is inevitably going to be dominated..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 22nd August
Image 1; A glorious sunset this week There's no escaping from Covid this week. We don´t want to hear it, any of us, but the number of positive cases has reached a record high in the Region of..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly News Bulletin 14th August
It's been a sobering week, as Covid continues to totally dominate the news, the numbers of cases climbing at a steady rate; in the Murcia region, the rest of Spain, throughout Europe and around..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 8th August
Image 1: Sun rising over the Mar Menor: Los Alcázares To start with; take particular care this weekend as a generalised heatwave will bring high temperatures to the Murcia Region, with alerts..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 24th July
This week the Covid situation has started to once again cause concern in Spain as the number of outbreaks increases considerably all over the country, including here in Murcia. There's no hiding..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 17th July
Although a major effort has been made to try and find topics other than Covid-19 to write about this week, there's been no getting away from the subject due to growing concerns that Spain is not..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 10th July
This week the numbers of new Covid cases being recorded in Spain and the numbers of outbreaks have started to unsettle our regional governments. On Saturday Catalonia (Cataluña) announced the confinement..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 3rd July
This week the tourism season has begun, and no-one is under any illusions that the season is going to be complicated here in Spain as uncertainty continues to cloud the issue of flights and Covid..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 26th June
On Wednesday we move into July, bringing increased tourist traffic to Spain and an uncertain and atypical summer ahead with the shadow of Covid hanging over us. Businesses have no doubts that they..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 19th June
This week there has been a significant amount of frenetic activity as Spain counts down to the end of the state of emergency which concludes at midnight on 21st June, meaning that as dawn breaks..

READ MORE

Murcia Today weekly bulletin June 5th 2020
This week the number of Covid cases continues to fall across Spain and by Monday all of the country will be in either phase 2 or phase 3 of the e-escalation process, looking to emerge into the &..

READ MORE

Murcia Today weekly bulletin 29th May 2020
The beginning of the week was somewhat frantic as the Murcia Region moved into phase 2 of the de-escalation process and major announcements about the decision to allow foreign tourists to first..

READ MORE

Murcia Today weekly bulletin 22nd May 2020
Illegal immigrants testing positive, 305 kilo tuna,260 people  in a bar, Ryanair....here we go again...read on, it's been a busy week! Image 1: The sun rising over the Mar Menor courtesy of..

READ MORE

Murcia Today weekly bulletin 15th May 2020
As is to be expected the principal news stories continue to revolve around the Covid crisis this week following a first week in phase 1 de-escalation.   It's been an interesting week as the..

READ MORE

Murcia Today weekly bulletin 8th May 2020
This week the Covid crisis has continued to dictate the course of the news in both Spain and Murcia, the principal themes of the week being first the political battle to extend the state of emergency..

READ MORE

Murcia Today weekly bulletin 1st May 2020
This week the Covid-19 pandemic continues to dominate the news, not only in Spain, but also in the Region of Murcia, although there are definite signs that the lockdown is finally yielding results..

READ MORE

Murcia Today weekly news bulletin week ending 24th April
Region of Murcia cases (NB: days relate to the day on which the figures were published) Lead image: A bit of fun from Cartagena council in a difficult week! Saturday 18th : 1647, 22 new cases..

READ MORE

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin week ending 17th April 2020.
To recap: When the last bulletin was sent on Wednesday 8th April, the Covid-19 situation in Spain was as follows: 6,180 new cases, total 146,690 757 fatalities, total 14,555 48,021 recoveries..

READ MORE

Villajoyosa Roman ingot exhibited in Madrid archaeological museum
The Bou Ferrer wreck is believed to date from the time of the Emperor Nero One of the ingots which have been retrieved from the “Bou Ferrer” Roman ship, which was wrecked in the 1st century AD off..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Benidorm aims to offer 134 km of cycling lanes by the end of 2021
The Cyclist Plan will make Benidorm the city in the Valencia region with the second most cycle lanes Benidorm City Council intends to reach their goal of 134 km of bicycle lanes by the end of 2021..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Benidorm pizzeria owner arrested after robbing 73 cashpoints using explosives
Removal of ATMs with tow trucks is the preferred method in Alicante with the latest incident in San Fulgencio this week! After a joint investigation with the Carabinieri in Italy the Policía Nacional..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 24th October
.vi-stories-top-div {display: none !important; } .trc_related_container {display: none !important; } The end of this week is certainly proving to be eventful as the covid pandemic gathers pace..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin 12th June
This week Spain is preparing to move forward to the "new normality" and with just one more week to go before the state of emergency concludes, the topic of mobility and what follows midnight..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Today weekly bulletin 8th April 2020
Easter weekend begins with Spain still under lockdown for at least another fortnight This week’s bulletin is being brought to you earlier than usual due to the Easter weekend holidays, which..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Today weekly bulletin 3rd April 2020
Easter Week begins with all events cancelled as the coronavirus death toll nears 11,000 As the coronavirus lockdown in Spain reaches the end of its third week much of the population is now getting..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Today weekly bulletin 27th March 2020
Tighter lockdown a possibility after 5 days in which 36,000 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Spain and another 3,000 people died When Murcia Today last published a news bulletin just five days..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The last FREE Murcia today Weekly Bulletin
During the last week the world has become a different place. For those of us here in Spain the lockdown began a week ago and this morning it has been announced that the period of confinement will be..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The last ever FREE Murcia Today news bulletin - a Coronavirus special
What a life-changing week. We all watched the spread of Covid-19 in China on television, but somehow it didn´t feel as though it was of any relevance to our own lives until cases started to appear..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Coronavirus special for Murcia and Spain 12th March 2020
Murcia prepares for lockdown as Spain reacts to the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic with over 3,000 cases The last few days have been a period of dizzyingly rapid change in the Region of Murcia..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 6th March 2020
Coronavirus cases rise sharply although Murcia remains unaffected by the epidemic – so far… There is just one topic dominating the news in Spain at present, and it is one which is repeated..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 28th February 2020
Another air force plane crashes into the sea off La Manga as the coronavirus scare escalates in Spain The sun is shining, the sky is blue and temperatures have been up into the high twenties in..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 21st February 2020
Murcia gridlocked as protesting farmers bring the city to a standstill The week in Murcia is ending with traffic in the regional capital gridlocked as the Gran Vía and other main streets are filled..

READ MORE

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 14th February 2020
One-off circumstances lead to a sharp rise in Corvera airport passenger numbers and San Javier proposes a new water and wildlife park But let's start with a Happy Valentine message fom the Costa..

READ MORE