Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 8th November 2019
The Mar Menor remains in the spotlight as the general election campaign ends and wintry weather reaches the Costa Cálida The last seven days have seen an abrupt change in the weather as cooler..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 31st October 2019
A historic demonstration in Cartagena as Murcianos demand Mar Menor protection measures As a working week which is shortened by the national holiday on Friday 1st November comes to an end in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 25th October 2019
Murcia escapes a second gota fría storm as the Mar Menor and the exhumation of General Franco hog the headlines During the early part of the week all eyes were on the sky in the Costa Cálida..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 18th October 2019
Forecasters warn that another potential gota fría storm could form over the eastern coast of Spain Tons of dead fish removed from the beaches of the Mar Menor and violence returns to Catalunya..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 11th October 2019
Temperatures could reach 33 degrees in Murcia this weekend as the gota fría storm continues to occupy the headlines after a month It is now almost exactly a month since the Region of Murcia and..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 4th October 2019
The aftermath of the gota fría storm dominates the news as normality gradually returns, at least on land… Town Halls count the cost, long-term flood prevention measures are sought, some Mar..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 27th September 2019
Sunshine after the rain in the Costa Cálida as beaches re-open and normality returns to Murcia The longer-term effects on the marine environment of the Mar Menor are still a source of concern..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 20th September 2019
7 dead in the worst gota fría storm in at least half a century as the big clean-up goes on Tragedy in the Mar Menor as an air force trainer plane crashes off the beach of Santiago de la Ribera..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 13th September 2019
Murcia seeks “catastrophe zone” status after disastrous gota fría storm brings widespread flooding There is no doubt about the one story which has dominated the news all week in the Region..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 6th September 2019
Good news for the Mar Menor at last as a government protection and regeneration plan receives the green light The news in Murcia this week has not provided the drama to match the events of the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 30th August 2019
Pilot dies as fighter jet crashes into the sea off La Manga, minesweeper runs aground during the search and salvage operation, and the first Gota Fría storm of the autumn The last week of August..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 9th August 2019
The Costa Cálida swelters in a 40-degree August heatwave As the middle of August approaches it hardly comes as a surprise that the main talking point in the Costa Cálida this week has been the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 2nd August 2019
Tourist season in full swing as holidaymakers are joined in the Costa Cálida by loggerhead sea turtles, whales and a ray fish! As August starts the annual influx of visitors to the beaches of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 12th July 2019
Another week, another heatwave in the Costa Cálida... It seems to be the case in recent weeks that the warmest weather in the Region of Murcia is being held back for the weekend, and yet again..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 5th July 2019
Another heatwave this weekend as the Costa Cálida enters the peak summer season With the first week of July coming to an end the Costa Cálida finds itself in a similar situation to the last week..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 28th June 2019
Murcia set to sizzle in 40-degree heat over the weekend! There is little doubt about the hottest topic in the Region of Murcia and the Costa Cálida as the arrival of the first heatwave of the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 21st June 2019
The summer starts here as a deal appears to have been struck for a PP-Ciudadanos coalition government in Murcia The summer of 2019 officially begins at 17.54 on Friday 21st June, although with..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 14th June 2019
Temperatures up to well over 30 this weekend as Corvera airport passenger numbers continue to invite debate With temperatures beginning to top 30 consistently in the Region of Murcia there is an..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 7th June 2019
A long weekend in Murcia as summer brings more flights to Corvera At this time of year it really begins to feel as though the summer has started in the Costa Cálida, with the regional holiday..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 31st May 2019
Election fallout as summer weather sets in following a historic win for the PSOE in the Murcia regional elections With temperatures set to climb up to 30 degrees again over the weekend and more..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 24th May 2019
Local and regional elections on Sunday with major changes likely in Town Halls and the Murcia government The news in Murcia and the Costa Cálida this week has been dominated, understandably, by..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 17th May 2019
Elections dominate the news as the Costa Cálida prepares for summer Much of the news in Murcia and the rest of Spain this week is understandably concerned with campaigning for the local, regional..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 10th May 2019
July heat in mid-May as Murcia prepares for the regional and local elections Following the wettest April for 43 years the Costa Cálida has been basking for the last few days in temperatures more..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 3rd May 2019
More spring fiestas in the Costa Cálida in a week dominated by the dramatic general election results In a week where the news has been dominated by the outcome of last Sunday’s general election..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 26th April 2019
The worst April storms for 50 years and the continuing fiestas distract attention from Sunday’s general election! This has been a rather unusual week in the Region of Murcia, as despite the fact..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 12th April 2019
The Easter holidays begin after a disappointing month at Corvera airport An unusually long wait between Christmas and Easter has at last come to an end in the Costa Cálida, with schools breaking..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 5th April 2019
The Costa Cálida prepares for Semana Santa as British visitors boost Murcia tourism figures With just a week to go until the Semana Santa celebrations begin throughout Spain it might be imagined..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 29th March 2019
The start of summer time coincides with the arrival of winter weather! The winter officially ended in the northern hemisphere just over a week ago, but the impression that summer is on the way..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 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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