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Crime & Law

Ex-Catalunya president Carles Puigdemont wins latest battle to stop extradition to Spain

EX-CATALUNYA president Carles Puigdemont has had his European Parliament immunity restored by the European Court of Justice(ECJ). It means that he cannot be extradited to...

Passport control mayhem with drunk British tourist attacking police at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

A British man has been arrested at Alicante-Elche airport after attacking three Policia Nacional officers at passport control. The tourist flew in last weekend and...

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...

Costa Blanca couple lie to police in Spain to get insurance pay-out over ‘stolen’ car taken by son

A Pinoso couple have landed in hot water after lying to the Guardia Civil over a stolen car in order to get an insurance...

Dumped newborn baby boy rescued on Spain’s Costa Blanca after mother gives birth in ruined house

GUARDIA Civil officers have saved an abandoned newborn baby who was wrapped in blankets close to a derelict property in San Isidro. The boy's mother,...

WATCH: Speeding young British driver totals luxury hire car and almost kills pedestrians in Spain’s Andalucia

A British man, 21, has been arrested in Sevilla after leading police in a 180 kilometres per hour chase around city streets on Sunday. A...

Mallorca bar terrace in Spain destroyed after German tourists throw cigarette butts off hotel balcony

A Mallorca upper bar terrace was destroyed after German tourists threw cigarette butts down onto it from a hotel balcony party. 13 people have been...

Benidorm hotel swoop on drug dealer staying on Spain’s Costa Blanca who was wanted by German authorities

A drug dealer on the run from German justice on trafficking charges dating back to 2012, has been arrested in a central Benidorm hotel. The...

Thief, 60, steals tourist suitcases from Costa Blanca airport in Spain

A suitcase thief got caught out at Alicante-Elche airport after parking his car badly and showing a fake driving licence to suspicious police officers. The...

Is it illegal to drive while wearing flip flops in Spain?

WITH temperatures soaring across Spain, drivers have been reminded to think twice about what footwear they wear when they get behind the wheel as...

Known paedophile who groomed dozens of victims over online games arrested in Spain’s Malaga

AN Italian man accused of amassing a collection of over 2,000 sex videos of children he groomed through online gaming has been arrested by...

Hot pursuit car chase roars through towns in Spain’s Alicante area after motorist dodges police checkpoint

AN unlicensed young motorist led the Guardia Civil on an hour-long chase through Alicante Province towns after turning round from a checkpoint. The man, 20,...

TV football pirates hit by police raids to stop illegal screenings of La Liga matches in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 166 people in a big push against illegal football match screenings in hospitality establishments across Spain. Those detained were business...

The Olive Press: How the world’s media follows up on our exclusive stories

IT was a full 12 hours before the world’s media caught up with our exclusive that police had found traces of missing toddler Madeleine...

‘Phishing’ gang steal at least €443,600 from hacked online bank accounts in Spain

A bank 'phishing' con netted a nationwide gang at least €443,600 from 146 victims. The Policia Nacional have arrested 13 people across Spain and are...

Man tries to strangle health centre receptionist in Valencia area of Spain

TWO Gandia health centre receptionists were attacked by a man who walked in and started to insult them. The man appeared at the Beniopa centre...

Benidorm family drugs gang converted squatted homes into drug dens and sales points on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm drugs gang operating out of three illegally occupied Villajoyosa homes has been brought down in a joint Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional...

Wife goes berserk in violent attack on drunk husband for refusing to drive car in Spain’s Mallorca

A Mallorca woman lashed out at her husband on Tuesday morning for refusing to drive home because he had too much to drink. The man...

Crooked lawyer ran Costa Blanca ‘marriage of convenience’ scam for non-Spaniards to get residency

A Policia Nacional investigation has brought down an Elche-based group who arranged marriages as a pretence for foreigners to get Spanish residency. 129 people have...

Beach bar brawl leads to five arrests including two teenagers in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

FIVE people including two minors have been arrested after a brawl broke out in a Malaga beach bar. Police were called to a bar in...

Tap water had toxin levels up to 1,000 times over safety limit on Valencia region industrial estate in Spain

A Castellon Province waste management factory owner is being investigated over a poisonous discharge that forced drinking water supplies to be cut off for...

British boy, 16, quizzed over alleged rape of British girl staying in same Mallorca hotel in Spain

A British teenager, 16, has been arrested for allegedly raping a British girl of the same age at a Sa Coma hotel in Mallorca. The...

Thieving Costa Blanca pool man in Spain arrested for killing Javea villa owner, 96, who surprised him

A pool man has been arrested for killing a 96-year-old client at his Javea villa who caught him stealing. The assailant, 58, was detained by...

Vistabella sex cult leader who hypnotised followers and filmed ‘ritual orgies’ found dead in prison in Spain

JUST weeks after he was arrested for a catalogue of alleged crimes including child sex abuse, extortion and fraud, the sex cult leader known...

Spain fails in latest bid to extradite Mallorca rapper from Belgium

MALLORCAN rapper Josep Miqeul Arenas, known as Valtonyc, has won another Belgian court ruling which has again refused Spain's bid to extradite him. The Ghent...

Sextorsion warning on Spain’s Gran Canaria after spate of cases

GUARDIA Civil in Gran Canaria have issued a warning over the ‘worrying’ increase in crimes of ‘sextorsion’ on the Spanish island. In 12 recent reports...

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