One dead in Murcia due to the flooding
The floods that hit Murcia this weekend have claimed at least one life At least one person has been reported dead in the Region of Murcia as a result of the heavy rains and flooding this weekend.   In Javalí Viejo, in central Murcia, the..

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Brits reach settlement deal with Murcia property scammers after 17 years
The developers have narrowly avoided prison sentences after selling homes in El Valle de Sol on land that they didn’t own After almost two decades, several British citizens who were conned into buying useless plots of land in Murcia have been..

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Murcia is one of the most expensive places to call out a tow truck in Spain
Murcia city pays well above the national average for towing and storing vehicles Tow truck companies throughout Spain are poised for strike action this month, demanding higher rates from insurance agencies for the vital services they provide to..

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Murcia woman jailed for 24 years for setting fire to young mother
The 38-year-old Murcia mother suffered extensive burns and died from her injuries The Superior Court in Murcia has handed down a 24-year prison sentence to a woman accused of killing a neighbour by dousing her in petrol before setting her alight..

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Murcia opposition party demands referendum to ban bullfighting in the capital
Calls intensify for a popular consultation on whether to finally ban bullfighting at the fair in Murcia city The political party Podemos, opposition to the PSOE-Cs coalition in the Ayuntamiento de Murcia City Council, have called for a citizen..

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Horrifying case of animal abuse uncovered at Murcia horse farm
Warning: some of the images in this report may be distressing. Reader discretion is advised.   Dozens of starving animals were discovered amongst the rotting corpses of other horses on the Murcia property The Guardia Civil in the Region..

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Dozens arrested in Murcia and Cartagena over banking scam worth 600,000 euros
Several other fraudsters were apprehended in Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona A widespread criminal network specialising in a ‘vishing’ scam has been broken up by the National Police this week, with arrests not only in the municipalities of..

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Semi-nude Dutch bullfight protestor breaks into Murcia bullring in the middle of a 1-minute silence
Peter Jansen, a seasoned anti-bullfight campaigner, was violently escorted from the Murcia arena after his protest Dutchman Peter Jansen, founder and spokesman of Animalista international: the Vegan Strike Group, disrupted bullfighting in Murcia..

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Living the nightmare: an in-depth look at the British expats forced to live without water or electricity in Murcia
The homes of 200 expats in Gea y Truyols, Murcia were built without planning permission and have been deemed “illegal” For countless Britons, Spain represents the retirement dream and UK travellers flock to the sun-drenched Region of Murcia..

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Free dog training courses one Saturday a month in Murcia city
The City Council is offering the free classes until the end of the year The Department of Health and Digital Transformation has organised a pilot scheme for a series of free dog training workshops, aimed at dog owners living in Murcia city, which..

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Murcia teenage tennis champ Carlos Alcaraz wins US open and becomes youngest ever No 1
The new breakaway star of tennis is bringing Murcia to the world stage Carlos Alcaraz has become the youngest person in the history of world tennis to become world number 1 after he won the US Open at just 19 years, 4 months and 6 days old.  ..

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Murcia nun manages to escape from deadly terrorist attack in Mozambique
A missionary from Murcia has escaped alive from a Mozambique terrorist attack this week that killed many people, including an Italian nun The Murcian nun Ángeles López managed to escape on Tuesday night from a terrorist attack that left several..

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19 delicious gastro experiences in and around Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca!
Wine, cheese, honey, beer, liqueurs, wild plants, coffee… just some of the gastronomic delights awaiting you in the Costa Cálida! Of course tourism in the three largest cities of the Region of Murcia (Lorca, Cartagena and the regional capital)..

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WWF puts Murcia among the European cities at greatest risk of water shortages by 2050
Spain is currently the country with the greatest exploitation of water in all of Europe A new study conducted by the WWF estimates that by 2050 three quarters of the population of Spain could be at high risk of running out of water if action isn..

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Get to know the Region of Murcia in just 3 days!
Capture the essence of the Costa Cálida in the course of a long weekend Are you taking advantage of the warm spring weather to spend a long weekend in the Costa Cálida? Or maybe you live here and have friends who are coming to explore the Region..

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7 radical rules in Murcia you might not be aware of
From carving hearts on trees to watering flowers in the day, many common practices are actually prohibited in Murcia Spain is full of weird and wacky rules that vary from region to region, many of which the most intrepid travellers, and indeed..

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Enjoy the best live music in Murcia at the top nightlife venues in the city!
Top acts and unforgettable evenings at Garaje Beat Club, Sala Rem and Sala Musik The city of Murcia boasts a wide and varied range of cultural venues and activities, and live concerts are one of the main features. Artists of both national and..

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Sepember 24 and 25 Free visits for children at the Wildlife Recovery Centre in El Valle
A great chance to learn about some of the animals found in the wild in the Region of Murcia One of the cluster of facilities located near the visitors’ centre of the El Valle y Carrascoy regional park in the mountains just outside the city of..

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Until October 30 Hyper-realistic painting exhibition at the Palacio Almudí in Murcia
Stars of Spanish and world sport as portrayed by Antonio Menchón on display in the city of Murcia The Sala Columnas exhibition hall in the Palacio Almudí in the centre of the city of Murcia is hosting an exhibition of “Hyperemphatic Art” by..

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Tu Vuelo, Mis Alas, Lidó Rico sculpture exhibition at the Sala Verónicas in Murcia
9 works by the Yecla-born sculptor on display in the centre of the city of Murcia The 2021 season of exhibitions at the Sala Verónicas venue in the city of Murcia begins on 12th February with the opening of “Tu vuelo, mis alas”, a collection..

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