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