Tagged: Murcia

Pensioner Charged with Vehicle Damages

The National Police have arrested an 82-year-old from Murcia suspected of causing more than 10,000 euro in damages to vehicles. Local residents had alerted the police to a number of incidents in the area...

Murcia Minor Arrested for Family Assault

Murcia Local Police have arrested a minor for allegedly assaulting his mother and younger siblings, aged 6, 11 and 14. The arrest was made on Wednesday in Beniaján, when a woman, accompanied by her...

Syrian Refugees Arrive in Spain

A total of 56 Syrian refugees have arrived in Spain from Turkey in compliance with the National Resettlement Program, as reported by the Interior Ministry. They will be welcomed in Sevilla (7), Malaga (25),...

Bidding on Corvera Airport Management Suspended Pending Investigation

The bidding process for the tender to run Corvera Airport has been suspended after a complaint from AENA, who are the operators of the existing Murcia regional facility at San Javier, as protests continue in support of keeping San Javier open. AENA, who run the vast majority of the country’s airports, including Alicante-Elche, and are

Dutchmen Arrested for Massive Mortgage Loan Fraud Along the Coast

Two Dutch nationals have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for a running a scam where they offered non-existent mortgage loans to foreign property buyers across Alicante Province and the Mar Menor. The two men, aged 32 and 38, lived in luxury villas in the Torrevieja and Guardamar areas, and are said to have committed at

Murcia Region Nautical Fair Held This Easter Weekend in San Pedro Port Area

Forty exhibitors will be taking part in the annual Murcia region Nautical Fair, which starts at San Pedro del Pinatar’s Marina de las Salinas port this Thursday (April 13th) and runs through till Monday. Everything to do with the sea and sailing will be on display, with the latest gadgets and developments available for customers to

Significant Drop in Spain’s Unemployment Rate in Last Month

Spain’s unemployment rate fell by just 48 thousand between February and March, according to official figures published on Tuesday. The total number of people registered on the dole now stands at 3.7 million, which is a fall of over 392 thousand over a year. The number out of work in Alicante Province is just below

Gang of 15 Who Committed Home Burglaries in Torrevieja and Orihuela Arrested

A 15-strong gang of home burglars that struck in Orihuela and Torrevieja, as well as in Alicante, Murcia, and Cartagena, have been arrested by the National Police.   Authorities say the investigation that was launched in the middle of last year is still open, with those detained aged between 27 and 40 and of Cuban,

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