Crime & Law

Expat pensioner held after son suffered hammer attack in Spain

A 20-year-old suffered non life-threatening injuries after being attacked with a hammer.

Spanish police arrest 25 suspects in forced prostitution gang

Some 25 individuals have been arrested and 22 women freed from a forced prostitution gang in Barcelona.

Mariano Rajoy called as a witness in corruption trial

Rajoy will give evidence in a corruption case concerning his party

Spanish police arrest 39 members of major WhatsApp child porn network

Spanish police have broken up a major child porn ring, retrieving files containing sick abuse of children up to eight years old.

Police arrest five in UK and Spain cyber-crime ring

Police have intercepted a cyber crime ring suspected of infecting computers with malicious software in order to obtain sensitive information.

Spanish police arrest two Brits after discovering €3.5m-worth of drugs ’80 times stronger than cannabis’

Spanish police have intercepted a €3.5m drug smuggling operation in Alicante

Eight Leicester City fans given suspended prison sentences following clashes with police in Spain

Eight Leicester city fans have received suspended sentences after violent clashes with police in Madid

British expat demands to know why speed cameras removed from notorious A7 accident black spot

Michael Goosey, w h o s e house overlooks the A7 in Mijas Costa, cannot understand why o f f i c i a l s have mysteriously removed the average speed cameras that went in two years ago

Malaga car thefts second highest in Spain according to report

A recent report has revealed that 10% of car thefts in Spain occur in the province, second only to Madrid.

Opinion: Heart-breaking burglary is sad factor of life in southern Spain

But to lose such priceless, sentimental items as war medals and a christening present is heartbreaking for Sally and David Russell

Two police officers punished over British tourist suicide in Benidorm cell

They have been suspended for five days without pay after 36-year-old Antony Abbott from Bolton died within an hour of his arrest in October 2015

British expat war hero left devastated after thieves steal priceless military medals from Costa del Sol home

David Russell, 70, is appealing to locals to keep an eye out for his trio of gongs, which include a Queen’s Jubilee medal, a Gulf War medal and a Northern Ireland General Service medal

Spanish policewoman punished for toilet break while on period alleges harrassment

A Spanish policewoman is filing for harassment after being reprimanded for taking a toilet break while on her period.

Malaga Semana Santa revellers flee in panic after shooting rumours grip crowd

Easter celebrations end in terror after crowd stampede

Spanish authorities arrest Russian computer spam kingpin for US election ‘hacking’

US authorities have not commented on whether Severa's work was used to aid Trump's campaign.

Junta raiding Costa del Sol restaurants in crackdown on illegal fishing

Those caught with illegal fish could face hefty fines and even prison sentences.

Basque terrorist group Eta plan to disarm

Terrorist group Eta is responsible for 800 deaths over four decades, and the disarmament could potentially end the violence

British tourist hospitalised after violent mugging in Malaga

A British woman has been assaulted and mugged in Malaga, resulting in major head injuries

Spanish police seize half tonne of cocaine in fake fireplace bricks

A nationwide investigation in Spain led to the discovery of a large amount of cocaine and the arrests of 25 people

BREAKING: Spanish cops storm Marbella in property raids against family of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad

The total market value of all the family's properties in Spain is reported to be a whopping €691 million

Two Brits shot on Costa del Sol after drunken bar fight gets out of hand

The gunshot victims' wounds are not thought to be life-threatening

Malaga police warn of new Airbnb scam in lead up to Easter

Tourists are being warned to be aware of potential scams on accommodation booking site Airbnb

Thieves blow up and loot cash machine in Sabinillas

A CASH machine has been robbed in Sabinillas. Reports say the suspected thieves used explosives to blow the machine out of the wall before making...

Parliament to probe illegal funding claims against Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular

A series of corruption scandals has caused popularity for the PP to wane

Police in Spain arrest more than 100 in child porn crackdown

Some 90 houses had been raided and more than 400 hard discs and other computer materials were seized

Spain convicts student for tweets about ETA bomb victim

Vera may not have to serve the jail sentence, but her chances of becoming a teacher are at risk

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