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Crime & Law

Man goes amok and threatens to kill ex-partner with axe in front of young child in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia man broke a restraining order and brandished an axe at his former partner. The Romanian national, 37, barged into his ex-girlfriend's house in...

Medical fraudsters arrested in Spain’s Estepona

TWO Estepona fraudsters have been arrested for allegedly making more than €600,000 posing as a coronavirus test wholesaler online. One person attempted to buy 1,000...

Motorcyclist has leg amputated after drugged-up motorist crashes into him on Costa Blanca road in Spain

A 63-year-old motorcyclist had to have a leg amputated after a drugged-up driver collided with him in Mutxamel, Alicante Province. The crash happened on July...

Violent Costa Blanca and Murcia bank robbery gang arrested in Spain

A violent bank robbery gang has been arrested in Alicante Province and Murcia, with three men jailed. The Guardia Civil raided addresses in Fortuna and...

How to Participate in the Water Contamination Lawsuit in Camp Lejeune

Tests carried out decades ago revealed the presence of chemicals in the groundwater resources at a Marine Corps outpost in North Carolina. Camp Lejeune...

Anti-Gypsy racism condemned after man stabbed to death during argument in in Spain’s Andalucia

GROUPS representing the Spanish Roma community are calling for action after the killing of a man sparked violence towards a group of Gypsies in...

German shepherd dog attacks Irish teenager at Costa Blanca urbanisation in Spain

AN Irish teenager was taken to Torrevieja Hospital on Friday after being attacked by a German Shepherd dog. The incident happened at around 7.00 am...

Police in Spain’s Valencia arrest beggar for killing bar owner who would not give him money

A 47-year-old man died from multiple stab wounds in a Valencia street on Friday morning as he was about to open his bar Several witnesses...

Thieving farmer pinches tractor parked outside Alicante area motor repair shop in Spain

POLICE in Alcoy have arrested a 33-year-old man who stole a tractor parked outside a motor repair shop and drove it to his farm. The...

Kamikaze motorist drives 12 kilometres down wrong side of Murcia motorway in Spain

A drunk driver caused mayhem on a Murcia region motorway after travelling for 12 kilometres on the wrong carriageway. The 72-year-old man was lucky not...

Shakira faces eight years in prison if convicted of tax dodging in Spain

POP star Shakira could be jailed for eight years if she's convicted of tax dodging. Barcelona prosecutors also want her to be fined almost €24...

Costa Blanca real estate agency operated pyramid-style swindle conning €5 million out of clients in Spain

THE Guardia Civil has arrested three people and are investigating three others over a massive real estate scam. The agency, Grupo Lorelai, operated out of...

Man tries to smuggle in big cocaine stash in suitcase at Spain’s Valencia Airport

A Peruvian man has been arrested at Valencia Airport for drug trafficking after a suitcase search revealed he was trying to smuggle in almost...

Benidorm and Pamplona romance scammers in Spain conned money out of women looking for love

TWO romance scammers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and charged with defrauding victims across Europe of over €20,000. The men, of Nigerian nationality,...

Hundreds of previously unreported Catholic Church sex abuse cases uncovered in Spain

A solicitor running an internal Catholic Church probe into sex abuse says he's received news about hundreds of previously unreported cases since starting his...

Neymar and two ex-Barcelona presidents face fraud trial in Spain this October

FOOTBALL star Neymar will go on trial this October over financial irregularities in his transfer to Barcelona from the Brazilian club Santos. The 30-year-old Paris...

Shakira refuses to cut €14.5 million tax deal with prosecutors in Spain

POP star Shakira has refused a settlement offer to end her long-running tax fraud battle with authorities in Spain. Prosecutors offered a deal over €14.5...

Irish gang netted over €2 million in one year through asphalt scam across Spain

AN Irish gang ripped off businesses and public bodies across Spain by laying down poor quality asphalt surfaces but charging for a vastly superior...

EXPLAINER: How €680 million of Junta de Andalucia cash was embezzled in ERE scandal, Spain’s biggest EVER public money...

OVER €25,000 per month on cocaine, €400,000 for a fake chicken farm and thousands on bottomless gin and tonics

Andalucia’s ex-president and corrupt Socialist cronies face jail over massive fraud scandal after appeal rejected by Spain’s Supreme Court.

Spain's top court has upheld convictions for 16 former top officials from Andalucia’s Socialist party in one of the biggest fraud scandals to hit...

EXPLAINED: When and how to make a ‘denuncia’ in Spain

Victoria Wright of ALBA Consultas explains what you need to know about filing a denuncia in Spain

Man stabs six dogs, killing one of them, after breaking into Valencia area property in Spain

A man, 32, is being investigated by the Valencia Guardia Civil over a brutal attack on six hunting dogs in Benaguacil. He potentially faces animal...

Teenagers arrested for recording video of couple having sex in toilet cubicle in Valencia area nightclub in Spain

TWO men, aged 18 and 19, have been arrested for recording a video of two people having sex in a toilet cubicle at a...

Dog owners ordered to carry poop bags and to clear up urine in Valencia area town in Spain

BURJASSOT council in Valencia Province has declared war on dog owners who allow their pets to foul public areas without clearing up their mess. A...

Enraged nightclub bouncer beats up and stabs ‘annoying’ customer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante nightclub bouncer has been arrested for causing serious injury to an 'annoying' customer in the port area of the city. The Policia Nacional...

Beekeepers try to swindle insurers out of €96,000 over bogus bee hive robberies in Spain’s Valencia area

TWO beekeepers made a fake €96,000 insurance claim by saying 1,200 bee hives had been stolen from their Ontinyent farm in Valencia Province. A father...

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