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Fury as British developer to build on radioactive land in Spain’s Almeria

A BRITISH developer has come under fire for plans to build on land potentially contaminated with radioactive material in Spain. The plot, in Palomares, Almeria,...

Cyber scammers steal €30,000 from Costa Blanca fertility clinic clients in Spain

THREE women registered with an Alicante area fertility clinic have been conned out of over €30,000 in a computer scam. The Guardia Civil have arrested...

Viral poultry disease outbreak in Spain’s Almeria

THERE has been an outbreak of a poultry disease on a chicken farm in Huercal-Overa, Almeria. Newcastle disease virus (VND) has been detected in chickens,...

Narcoboat and money laundering gang broken up in Costa Blanca and Almeria areas of Spain

A drug smuggling gang used high-speed boats to ship narcotics from North Africa to Spanish beaches and marinas before resorting to money laundering to...

Hi-tech electronic scam foiled to give written driving test answers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A written driving test candidate went to extraordinary lengths to pass the exam by using hi-tech gear at the Alicante test centre. Driving tests in...

Young robbers steal from churches in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Murcia areas to pay for luxury hotel stays and...

A gang of young thieves plundered churches across the Murcia and Alicante Province areas in a robbery wave that started in January. Nine people have...

Deadly month: Three women murdered by partners in Andalucia during last ten days of May 

THREE women have been murdered at the hands of their partners over the last week in Andalucia.  The first victim Florina, a 26-year-old seasonal worker...

From shanty town to supermarket shelf: The shocking truth behind Spain’s vegetable growing industry

The region of Andalucia in southern Spain that attracts two very different kinds of foreigners to two very different kinds of seas, writes Heather Galloway.

MUST READ: British drug mules flew from Spain to UK with suitcases full of marijuana grown on Costa Blanca...

A drugs gang including British citizens who took suitcases of narcotics to the UK and across Europe, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Police...

Farewell to Len Prior: the reluctant hero of the campaign against planning corruption in Spain’s Andalucia

WARM tributes have been paid to Len Prior who died last week at the age of 77, 14 years after he and his wife,...

Police bust Almeria and Alicante gang who falsified documents to help foreigners gain residency in Spain

SPAIN’S Policia Nacional have arrested 23 people involved in a scheme to provide foreign citizens with fake documents in the Spanish towns of Almeria...

Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

Dozens of scammers arrested over €10 million fraud selling stolen rental cars across Spain and abroad

A scam of selling-off rental and lease vehicles netted a gang over €10 million, according to the Policia Nacional. 82 people, including 33 in Alicante...

Injured couple in “selfie” plunge off cliff edge attended by FIVE different rescue crews on Spain’s Almeria Coast

PERSONNEL from five different rescue crews were called to rescue a couple after they fell from a cliff edge in Almeria. The man and woman...

La Liga player Santi Mina gets four-year prison term for raping woman inside camper van in Spain’s Almeria

LA LIGA footballer Santi Mina has been given four years in prison after raping a woman in 2017. The Celta Vigo player, 26, has also...

Great Escape: Two tots escape from kindergarden on toy motorbike in Spain’s Almeria

AN alarming escape story could have ended in tragedy after it emerged two young children escaped their nursery school riding a plastic motorcycle after...

British pensioner found dead on waste tip in southern Spain three weeks after he went missing

POLICE in Almeria are investigating the death of a British man whose body was found on a waste tip more than two weeks after...

The best city breaks to enjoy in Spain this Easter 

TAKE advantage of the long weekend. We have everything you need to plan your perfect escape... Sevilla  The capital of Andalucia and the largest city in southern Spain,...

Santi Mina tells sexual assault trial that woman consented to sex

SPANISH footballer Santi Mina has told a court in Almeria that a woman he is accused of sexually assaulting consented to sex with him. Mina,...

Unsafe building in Spain’s Almeria: Residents evacuated over safety fears

FAMILIES in 16 flats in Spain’s Almeria had to be evacuated on Monday morning after part of the roof of the building collapsed. Investigations are...

Celta Vigo’s footballer Santi Mina faces sexual assault charge as trial date is set

CELTA Vigo footballer Santi Mina will appear in court to face allegations of sexual assault.  The defender is set to appear in the dock at...

Strong winds to hit coastline of Spain’s Andalucia as weather warning issued

WEATHER warnings have been issued in parts of Andalucia due to intense storms, with strong waves and damaging winds forecast in Cadiz,  Almeria, Granada...

‘Highly specialised’ Costa Blanca and Murcia robbery gang plundered dozens of homes and shops in five provinces of Spain

FOUR members of a Costa Blanca and Murcia-based gang have been jailed over 35 robberies in five Spanish provinces. The seven-strong crew, with previous arrests...

Spike in hospital admissions and asthmatics called to stay inside: Incredible photos show Spain’s Almeria blanketed in dust 

DOCTORS have seen an ‘exponential increase’ in the number of people admitted to hospital in Almeria after a thick blanket of dust from the...

Spain’s Almeria covered by eerie orange dust whipped up by strong winds 

TOURISTS and locals in Almeria woke to a surreal scene on Tuesday morning with the coastal city covered in a plume of orange dust. Images...

Government headquarters in Spain’s Almeria evacuated after hand grenade discovered inside

A CITIZEN discovered an old hand grenade at a government headquarters in Almeria, causing the building to be evacuated, police have said. Officers were called...

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