Friday, February 23, 2018

General Franco’s grandson jailed in Spain for deliberately ramming police car

GENERAL Franco's eldest grandson has been sentenced to 30 months jail for deliberately crashing into a police car. Francisco Franco Martinez-Bordiu, 63, was sentenced to...

Man in Spain rescued after spending eight days trapped in snow-covered hut

But the snow meant officers had to ski down to the hut because it was too thick to land nearby to rescue the stranded man.  

Hitman in Spain’s Andalucia smashes into police car to intercept chase of drug dealers, cops said it was ‘like...

TWO Spanish policemen have been injured after their car was purposefully smashed into to intercept a high-speed chase.  The Guardia Civil agents were chasing a...

Boy in Spain, 9, ‘gang raped’ by group of teenage students at Andalucia school

POLICE in Spain are investigating the alleged gang rape of a 9-year-old boy by a group of older students at a school in Andalucia. Four...

Man in Spain fined for photoshopping his face onto Jesus Christ’s in Jaen

Daniel Serrano put his face - complete with a ring through the septum - onto that of Christ and posted it on his Instagram.

Romanian pimp brothers in Spain ‘cut off prostitute’s arm with samurai sword’ and ‘put metal balls in penises to...

A COURT has heard how Romanian brothers in Spain allegedly cut off one of their prostitute's arms and forced them to eat money.  The Sandulache...

Driver in Spain tests positive for ‘every drug possible’, but is still allowed to drive

A DRIVER has tested positive for 'every possible kind of drug' after being pulled over by police.  The reckless 42-year-old had cocaine, opiates, amphetamines, methamphetamines...

Police in Spain fear imminent terror incident after truck similar to Berlin attack stolen

ceSPANISH police have issued a public warning about a stolen lorry similar to the one used in the Berlin Christmas market attack in 2016. Catalunya...

12 drug dealers in Spain storm hospital to rescue arrested friend in Andalucia

A SUSPECTED drug gang leader has been 'rescued' from hospital by a gang of his associates.  The suspect was a prisoner at the Botafuegos jail...

Paedo Carnival organiser in Spain’s Andalucia raped preteen boys after buying their trust with playstations and trips to Eurodisney

A CARNIVAL organiser in Andalucia has been sentenced to 34 years and 10 months in prison after admitting to the rape and sexual abuse...

Expat couple in Spain arrested for €700,000 ‘fake sportswear website’ on Costa del Sol

AN expat couple have been arrested over a €700,000 internet scam on the Costa del Sol. The French duo are suspecting of selling sportswear online...

An 11-year-old gives birth in a hospital in Murcia

Hospital authorities quickly alerted the police who discovered the father of the baby was also a minor, believed to be 14-years-old, so sexual abuse is ruled out.

END OF AN ERA: Palma’s Pacha nightclub to be dismantled

ANOTHER nail is being hammered into the coffin of the Mallorca party scene. Palma's Pacha nightclub has closed down after inspections found multiple illegal improvements...

Mystery Hatton Garden raider hiding in Spain with loot worth MILLIONS while British accomplices beg him for help with...

A MYSTERY accomplice in the infamous Hatton Garden raid is being urged to hand back millions of pounds by his fellow robbers after they...

Painter, who sketched Lady Gaga and Scarlett Johansson, avoids jail sentence for multi-million tax avoidance

THE purchase of a home in Mallorca and another in Barcelona have led to the conviction of one of Mallorca’s most famous artists. Domingo Zapata...

Spanish teachers face continual violence in their classrooms, according to new study

The study is based on 2,000 questionnaires distributed to teachers in public primary and secondary schools in all eight regions of Spain.

Massive collection of stuffed African animals recovered by joint-task force in Mallorca

A MAN has been arrested for trying to sell an incredible number of African hunting ‘trophies’ in Mallorca. In one of the largest seizures of...

Cocaine seizures in Spain more than double in just ONE year

This is an incredible 40% of all cocaine captured in Europe, the interior ministry revealed.

Scientists create computer model to predict corruption in Spanish provinces

Interestingly, other risk factors for shady shenanigans include real estate tax, a housing price increase, bank openings and the creation of new companies, according to the study.

Suspected jihadist who plotted van attack in Spain told wannabe terrorists to ‘kill six or seven Spaniards’

AN alleged jihadist accused of planning a van attack allegedly told wannabe terrorists to 'kill six or seven Spaniards if they cannot make it...

JAILED: Spain policemen who accepted cheese and wine bribes on Costa del Sol

A PAIR of Spanish cops have been sentenced to two years behind bars after accepting cheese and wine as bribes. The Guardia Civil officers accepted...

Formula One scrap grid girls for being at ‘odds with societal norms’

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he cannot see why a ‘good looking’ woman standing next to a driver at the start of a race could be ‘offensive’.

EXCLUSIVE: British expat accused of animal mistreatment in Spain opens new refuge in Sevilla

A BRITISH expat accused of mistreating animals has opened another refuge after dodging a court date over animal abuse, it can be revealed.   Kim Halliwell,...

Police tracking down van driver in Valencia who had 20 pallets stacked to the roof

The stacks went so high the driver narrowly missed hitting a sign as traffic began to build up near an industrial estate.

Spain soldier claims she was raped by comrades in Malaga barracks

A SOLDIER stationed in Malaga has claimed she was raped by her fellow soldiers in her barracks.  Policia Nacional have confirmed an investigation has been...

British expat extradited from southern Spain to face child rape charges found NOT guilty

A BRITISH expat who was sent back to the UK to face child rape charges has been cleared of any wrongdoing.  Craig Shaw was extradited...
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