May heralds the turning point from Spring to Summer – when heat waves goodbye to cool. The mercury's rising but don't let it dampen your enthusiasm to engage in the culture and tradition on offer; and fun of course!
Cyclists Test Positive for Alcohol
Startling statistics produced by the Madrid Municipal Police have revealed that during their campaigns to test for cyclists who have consumed alcohol, one in four tested positive. The tests were carried out for various reasons;
In our book 'Exploring Murcia: Murcia City', one individual who stands out for his role in the city and indeed more generally in the course of Spanish history in the 18th century, was a certain Luis Belluga y Moncada.
British Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley: One of our top priorities for the negotiations is our citizens
"One of our top priorities for the negotiations is our citizens, and there will be no immediate changes to expat rights here in Spain in the interim" says British Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley
Thefts of valuables and passports from Hire Cars create significant problems both for those travelling or living overseas. A lost passport usually means a trip to the Consulate to obtain an emergency travel document to get travellers home.
April has truly blossomed – a fabulous, colourful time of year. Grab your camera and explore the stunning scenery; raise your spirits with the multitude of activities available; absorb the tradition and culture of the towns and markets in the region and look forward to the pageantry and religious significance of Easter.
In front of the Iglesia del Carmen, near the centre of Murcia City are the Floridablanca Gardens. It is well worthwhile simply walking through them if you are going to the city centre from the direction of the railway station, rather than just continuing along the roadside.
Tim Weaver is a former journalist and magazine editor. He lives near Bath with his wife and daughter. Weaver has become one of this country's most respected, best-selling crime writers. His books are written with elegance, care and craft and they get better each time - tense, complex, sometimes horrific, but written with flair as well as care.
Keep Calm and Learn About Your Car
Safety devices such as blind spot detectors, autonomous emergency braking or parking sensors have been incorporated into vehicles, but the amount of information they provide and the number of systems can create an increase in the level of distraction whilst driving.