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Murcia region/province News & Information

Crime/Incidents Fri, Mar 9, 2018

British serial rapist caught in Murcia

A BRITISH man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and a woman in the 1980s has been arrested in Baños de Fortuna (Murcia) after decades on the run. The as-yet unnamed individual was found thanks to extensive cross...

Environment Sat, Mar 3, 2018

Earthquakes of 4.1 and 3.3 in Murcia

TWO earthquakes severe enough to be felt rocked the Region of Murcia last night (Friday), although no real damage has been reported and nobody is believed to have been injured. The first tremor, at exactly 20.08,...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Mar 2, 2018

Murcia's new airport in Corvera to open in December

MURCIA'S new airport will be ready for commercial flights to operate from this December, although its actual launch date will depend upon when the various airlines running from it are ready to start. Chairman of...

Society Sun, Feb 4, 2018

Girl of 11 gives birth in Murcia hospital

AN 11-YEAR-OLD girl admitted to hospital with 'stomach pains' has given birth at Murcia's La Arrixaca Hospital, having not realised she was pregnant. Medics say they tested the child upon arrival and found...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Jan 27, 2018

British woman's body found in drainage ditch

A BRITISH woman's body has been found in a canal in the Region of Murcia and a burnt-out car near the scene. She is said to be 39 years old and her passport was found, proving her identity and nationality. Police...

Society Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Murcia schoolgirl, 12, pregnant by boy of same age

A PREGNANT 12-year-old girl has been admitted to Murcia's Virgen de la Arrixaca hospital (pictured) – one of the youngest cases yet known in Spain. In accordance with usual procedures, medical staff have been in...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Whole family dead in 13-car motorway pile-up

FIVE people have been killed in a multiple pile-up on the A-7 motorway through Murcia and another 10 injured. Nine cars, two lorries and two vans collided, blocking both lanes in a northbound direction in Sangonera la...