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Man who attacks woman so violently she screamed for mercy found guilty of assault

A COURT has found a man who attacked a woman with a knife and scissors, leaving her begging for her life, guilty of assault. Kaylan...

Twitter hate page predicted horror machete attack in Algeciras with mystery tweet

Security forces are investigating an Algeciras hate page on Twitter after it shockingly published a tweet which pre-empted the horrific machete attack that occurred...

Farmer on Spain’s Costa Blanca trapped and kept finches to use and breed for singing contests

A 78-year old Mutxamel farmer is being investigated for setting up an intricate homemade trap to illegally capture finches. The Guardia Civil said in many...

Man who threatened to blow up Spanish PP party headquarters in Palma sentenced

A man who threatened to blow up the conservative Partido Popular political party headquarters in Palma has been sentenced.The 23-year-old pleaded guilty on Wednesday...

Mallorca rapist who assaulted store owner on three occasions gets 37-year jail term in Spain

A MAN, 22, has been given a 37-year prison sentence for robbing and raping the same Mallorca shopkeeper on three different occasions. The assailant pled...

British gang charged over mass food poisoning scam involving hotels on Spain’s Mallorca

EIGHT British people are being prosecuted for fraud by a Palma court after setting up a scam to make money out of bogus cases...

Man arrested after shocking act in front of schoolchildren in Mallorca

Police have arrested a man after he allegedly wandered out onto a busy street in Mallorca, dropped his pants and exposed his private parts...

One dead, several injured in suspected jihadist attack against two catholic churches in Spain’s Algeciras

TWO Catholic churches have been victims of suspected jihadist attacks, resulting in one person killed and one seriously injured. National authorities have said they are...

Five years later, 45 National Police officers could face trial for excessive force at illegal Catalan independence referendum 

A TOTAL of 45 officers from Spain’s National Police force could see the inside of a courtroom for their alleged excessive use of force...

Drug traffickers steal €400,000 boat from Costa Blanca marina in Spain to use as narco-craft

DRUG traffickers stole a pleasure boat from Altea marina in Alicante Province to convert it into a narco-craft. But a day after the theft, the...

EXCLUSIVE: Mystery Cuban man arrested in case of decapitated woman washed up in Marbella

By Anthony Piovesan and Walter Finch A Mystery Cuban called Michael has been arrested alongside a man who murdered and decapitated a Colombian expat...

Elderly ‘lone wolf’ arrested for sending letter bombs in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested a former Vitoria City Council official for sending six letter bombs late last year. The 74-year-old Spaniard was detained on...

A youth football scout who watched children for a living has been arrested in Barcelona for uploading clips of...

A youth football scout who posted clips of himself abusing young children has been arrested in a town near Sitges. He gave himself away The man...

Baby found abandoned on the streets of Spain’s Barcelona

A BABY thought to be around one month old was found on Tuesday in a sports bag in the Sants neighbourhood of Barcelona. According...

Man tries to kill co-worker on Spain’s Costa Blanca by pouring toxic chemicals into water bottle

A 51-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after poisoning a co-worker at an Elche metal factory. He poured ammonia and solvent into a...

Police find 27 endangered tortoises at Valencia house in Spain

A man is being investigated for keeping 27 endangered tortoises at his Valencia home. The Guardia Civil visited the property and discovered the animals. 25 were...

Former Hells Angels bikie gang leader Frank Hanebuth to face trial in Spain

The former leader of a notorious bikie gang is set to face trial in Spain. German national Frank Hanebuth is being tried alongside 46 alleged...

Woman leaps off balcony following argument with boyfriend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 35-year-old Spaniard has been arrested for domestic abuse after his girlfriend leapt four metres off a balcony in Guardamar. The Ukrainian woman, 32, was...

Illegal cigarette factories in Spain exploit Ukrainian refugees as Andalucia gang leaders lived in luxury

THREE clandestine cigarette factories have been closed down by the Guardia Civil and Europol with products with a retail value of €37.5 million seized. 27...

Spain’s recent letter bomb attacks were organised by extremist group in Russia

SIX letter bombs sent to targets in Spain late last year were posted by a Russian white supremacist militant group, according to US and...

Police in Spain’s Catalunya region call for help over gang using explosives to steal from cash machines

POLICE in Spain’s Catalunya region have put out a request for help from other forces in a bid to track down a gang that...

Security camera footage contradicts Dani Alves’s version of events over rape accusations 

FORMER Barcelona FC player Dani Alves has given three different versions of the events that took place in a nightclub on December 30 of...

Spain’s Civil Guard busts gang that was extorting prostitution clients with threatening messages

THE SPANISH Civil Guard has busted a criminal gang that was extorting and threatening men who had used the internet to secure the services...

Dodgy businessman in Spain’s Linea de la Concepcion arrested for more than 200 crimes

A businessman who committed more than 200 crimes has been arrested, with police raiding premises in Malaga, Cadiz and Valencia. The Civil Guard and officers...

Criminal gang based in Cordoba hid tons of drugs inside fake tomatoes

Police have arrested a gang which hid drugs inside fake tomatoes and used trucks to transport them between Spain and France. In the joint Operation...

Ex-Barcelona star Dani Alves jailed after arrest in Spain over alleged nightclub sex assault

FORMER Barcelona footballer Dani Alves has been jailed after being denied bail in a pre-trial hearing on Friday that saw him charged with sexually...

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