Disciplinary action to be taken for the first time in Murcia bird electrocution case
The individual responsible for the deaths of six eagle owls in the Region of Murcia will face criminal charges Unfortunately for many bird species in Spain, death by electrocution..

Iconic GC32 catamaran race on the Mar Menor: November 3 to 7
Competitors are expected to sail across the Mar Menor, Murcia, at speeds of up to 30 knots The final event of the 2021 GC32 Racing Tour, considered to be the Formula 1..

ILP Mar Menor petition reaches 500,000-signature target
Spanish Congress must now debate giving legal personhood to the Mar Menor The Popular Legislative Initiative (ILP) petition to grant legal personality to the Mar Menor..

International Classic Car Contest in Cartagena: October 29 to 31
Car-enthusiasts can visit the iconic car exhibition in the centre of Cartagena Cartagena is set to host the XIII International Classic Car Elegance Contest this weekend..

Greenpeace labels Murcia-owned pig farm in Andalusia the most polluting in Spain
The industrial pig farm belonging to Murcian company Cefusa is located in Granada “Abandonment, dead animals and filth”. This is how environmental organisation Greenpeace..

Halloween in Spain and why November 1 is a public holiday
‘All Saints Day’ is a bank holiday in Spain on Monday November 1 2021... find out why, and what  November 1 is a national holiday in Spain every year, but why is the..

Murcia priest jailed for certifying fake weddings
The man arranged weddings of convenience for immigrants seeking residency in the Region of Murcia A Murcian priest has been jailed for 20 months and fined 960 euros for..

Murcia businesses fared better than national average during the pandemic
Businesses in the Region of Murcia, especially family-run enterprises, felt fewer negative effects from Covid compared to the national average in Spain Although the coronavirus..

Full steam ahead for Cabezo de Torres 2022 Carnival in Murcia
The outlying district of the municipality of Murcia is known for its Carnival celebrations Carnival associations in Cabezo de Torres have announced that the 2022 Cabezo..

Murcia courts approve use of Covid passports in nightlife sector
Parties in Murcia, such as weddings or christenings, can also enforce Covid certificates for guests After the regional government requested the use of Covid certificates..

Flooding begins in Murcia and more rain is yet to come: October 22
Aemet has released further weather warnings across the Region of Murcia Although the State Met Agency (Aemet) warned of intense rain across the Region on Friday October..

Covid update October 22: Murcia cases on the rise
The Region of Murcia has entered the medium risk zone once again, with a 14-day incidence rate of over 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants This week has seen a slight rise..

One million euros to build the Mar Menor Observatory research centre
The new ‘Observatory’ in Murcia will look to the sea, not the skies They’re calling it the Mar Menor Observatory: a new centre being built to promote studies and..

Four free weekend plans in Murcia: October 22 to 24
Several free activities are on offer this weekend across the Region of Murcia No plans for the weekend? We can fix that with these four free activities in the Region of..

Aguilas Carnival 2022 could be back on after being ruled out last month
The Mayor of Águilas has issued a new statement about the Carnival A few weeks ago, following a difficult vote by the Town Hall and the Carnival organisers, the authorities..

Operation waiting lists increase by 8 days in Murcia
Waiting times for an initial consultation in the Region of Murcia have decreased The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions which accompanied it have complicated access..

Trick or Treat 2021 campaign kicks off in San Pedro del Pinatar
More than 70 small businesses will participate in the Murcia initiative The Councillor for Commerce in San Pedro del Pinatar launched the ‘Trick or Treat 2021’ campaign..

JYSK Scandinavian household store opens in Murcia
With the addition of the Murcia outlet, JYSK now has 86 stores in Spain The Scandinavian homeware giant JYSK has opened a brand new store in the Thader shopping centre..

Mar Menor petition deadline extended by three months
Petition to save the Mar Menor didn’t meet the 500,000-signature threshold, but now has until January 20 to be passed in Congress The deadline for the collection of signatures..

Lorca Crossed Horse Fair this weekend: October 23 and 24
The historic event held in Lorca, Murcia, dates back to the 1400s A new edition of the Crossed Horse Fair is taking place this weekend in the municipality of Lorca, following..

Five loggerhead turtles returned to the sea in La Manga del Mar Menor
The young marine animals are part of a cluster of eggs laid last year in the Region of Murcia Five baby loggerhead turtles were returned to the Mediterranean Sea in La..

Second caravan fire this month in the Region of Murcia
A mobile home in Las Torres de Cotillas, Murcia, was completely destroyed in the blaze Firefighters were called to a campsite in the municipality of Las Torres de Cotillas..

Alhama de Murcia gives green light to renovation of La Cubana Park
The green area in Alhama de Murcia is going to be given a complete makeover including a new thermal centre The Town Hall in Alhama de Murcia has given the go-ahead to remodelling..

Cartagena University designs unmanned robotic boat to monitor Mar Menor
The vessel has already been tested in the Mar Menor, Murcia The Polytechnical University of Cartagena (UPCT) has designed a solar-powered unmanned boat, christened ASV-..