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Costa Cálida News & Information

'Tesco abroad': Totally British supermarket opens in Mazarrón
Food & Drink Mon, Dec 16, 2019

'Tesco abroad': Totally British supermarket opens...

BRITS in Murcia who miss their favourite products from home can now pop into 'Tesco' without catching a plane – a completely UK-style supermarket has just opened on the region's coast. All staff at Food Co...

Debate over future of Mazarrón's 2,700-year-old boat
Culture Mon, Sep 16, 2019

Debate over future of Mazarrón's 2,700-year-old boat

HISTORIANS are trying to decide what to do with a Phoenician boat found off the coast of Mazarrón (Murcia) and have opted to leave it on the sea bed for the moment. Dating back to the seventh century BC, the craft –...

Woman arrested for 'drowning' prank
Society Sat, Jul 28, 2018

Woman arrested for 'drowning' prank

A YOUNG woman who faked her own drowning off a Mar Menor beach as a 'practical joke' has been arrested and may face a hefty fine. Two lifeguards jumped into the sea, a speedboat was sent out, and a quad and an...

Facebook saves suicide victim's life
Tech & Science Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Facebook saves suicide victim's life

A YOUNG woman based in Madrid saved the life of her suicidal mother hundreds of kilometres away in the Region of Murcia – thanks to Facebook. The victim, said to be aged between 45 and 50 and living in La Unión, had...

Boat with five dead African migrants found off Murcia coast
Crime/Incidents Sat, Jun 17, 2017

Boat with five dead African migrants found off Murcia coast

A RAFT with the bodies of five sub-Saharan African migrants has been found off the coast of Cartagena (Murcia). They were discovered by a merchant ship, the , the crew of which called the coastguard. The ship was told...

Explosive device found on Mar Menor beach
Crime/Incidents Sun, May 21, 2017

Explosive device found on Mar Menor beach

EXPLOSIVES experts have detonated a phosphorus flare found by a man catching the rays on Estacio beach in La Manga del Mar Menor (Murcia). He contacted the Guardia Civil when he saw what looked like a bomb on the sand,...

‘Trapped’ shark on Mazarrón beach released out to sea
Environment Tue, Aug 16, 2016

‘Trapped’ shark on Mazarrón beach released out to sea

EMERGENCY services have released a shark into the sea after it became stuck on Mazarrón’s Bolnuevo beach. They managed to free the creature – a , or ‘blue shark’ – after it was washed ashore and unable to get...

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