Friday, September 17, 2021

Crime & Law

Seven British fugitives nabbed in Spain within fortnight proving Costa del Sol is still favoured hangout for criminals on...

SEVEN British fugitives have been tracked down and arrested in Spain within a fortnight, the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has revealed. The fugitives, all...

KIDNAP HELL: Waiter tortured, subjected to mock executions and had M carved in his face in Marbella

A WAITER at illegal parties in Marbella has been kidnapped, tortured, subjected to mock executions then had M carved in his face with a...

Spain launches extradition bid for Britain’s most notorious conman Mark Acklom ahead of early release from UK jail

SPAIN is making an extradition bid for serial fraudster Mark Acklom that could scupper his early release from prison later this month. Acklom is due...

Police catch burglar ‘red-handed’ after stealing from 22 homes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A serial robber who plundered over 20 Costa Blanca homes was caught in a special Guardia Civil operation in El Campello. The 45-year-old man has...

Robbers used ‘military tactics’ to steal from foreign tourists at Costa Blanca airport in Spain

THREE men donned disguises and deployed military-style tactics to steal from foreign tourists arriving at Alicante-Elche airport. The Kosovo-Albanian trio used their past military training...

‘I’m sure he did it’: Best pal of prime suspect in Madeleine McCann case reveals all in new book

In a soul-searching new book, Olive Press editor Jon Clarke takes a deep dive into the seedy world of ‘van lifer’ Christian Brueckner, the prime suspect in the snatch of Madeleine McCann

EXCLUSIVE: British mother reunited with baby 21 days after Spanish hospital claimed ‘it wasn’t hers’

Heartbroken Brit finally reunited with baby after doctors insist on a DNA test to prove it is hers

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe sentenced for tax fraud

The 82-year-old world-renowned soprano has been handed a six-month suspended jail sentence after admitting to fraud

Brit Simon Corner dragged into Spanish court in handcuffs over Scottish expat’s disappearance

Missing Lisa Brown's ex-boyfriend in cuffs to face San Roque judge

Junta leader ‘must take responsibility’ for the €800m funnelled into bogus training schemes, say rivals

Podemos and the PP have accused Diaz of being ‘politically responsible’ for the scams

Disgraced Marbella Mayor could face further eight years in jail in upcoming corruption case

The prosecution has requested the prison sentence for former Marbella chief Julián Muñoz and his planning advisor Juan Antonio Roca, who are both due in court again from January 30

Cyber Security – Challenges for Online Casinos

Casinos have been concerned with security since time immemorial. Forever a target for fraudsters, scammers and thieves, casinos have been forced to come up...

Spanish troll to be charged for inciting gang rape of Ciudadanos leader on Facebook after calling her a ‘filthy...

The leader of  Ciudadanos in Catalunia, Inés Arrimadas, has confirmed that she will press charges against a woman who wrote on Facebook that she...

Neighbour of Gibraltar murder victim reveals heartbreaking moment her daughter, 5, raised the alarm

THE neighbour of Gibraltar murder victim Carolina Lishman has revealed the heartbreaking moment the woman's youngest daughter raised the alarm. Speaking to the Olive Press...

Brits hiring cars in Spain will have details shared with cops to help stop terrorists

BRITS hiring cars in Spain will have their data shared with Spanish police looking for terrorists under new government proposals.  The plans lay out how...

END OF AN ERA: Palma’s Pacha nightclub to be dismantled

ANOTHER nail is being hammered into the coffin of the Mallorca party scene. Palma's Pacha nightclub has closed down after inspections found multiple illegal improvements...

Spanish hospitals charging tourists double for care in Barcelona

Shockingly, not even the Hospital de Sant Pau (pictured) know what they are charging the ICPA, which could be in the millions.

Ana Julia Quezada says she killed Gabriel Cruz, 8, with axe ‘in self defence’

THE stepmother of Gabriel Cruz claimed she killed the boy with an axe in self defence. Ana Julia Quezada, the only prime suspect in the...

Emaciated abandoned horses living among rubbish dumps and manure found by Guardia Civil in Southern Spain

The animals were found with no food or water walking among pitchforks and scissors

Andalucia pensioner stabs his 4-year-old daughter’s killer 33 years after she was found dead in a well

A PENSIONER has stabbed his daughter's killer some 33 years after she was found dead in a well in Andalucia.  Juan Jose Fernandez stabbed and...

Romanian watch-stealing gang who attacked 79-year-old tourist busted after being chased by Costa del Sol resident

A local resident saw everything from his car and followed the criminals

More than 7.5 TONNES of hashish seized after Manilva-Estepona smuggling operation busted

MORE than 7.5 tonnes of hashish have been seized following the dismantling of a Costa del Sol smuggling operation.  Three firearms, 10 stolen cars and...

BREAKING: James Quinn found guilty in Spain for involvement in Costa del Sol Gary Hutch murder

Quinn, from Dublin, was found guilty of acting as the getaway driver in the crime - not the gunman

Drug traffickers may have started huge Costa del Sol fire to distract from mammoth smuggling operation

According to reports, several 4x4s were seen racing at high speed from the beach while the hills of Manilva burned

British man shot at police on Spain’s Costa del Sol before being gunned down in broad daylight

A MAN who was shot to death by police yesterday afternoon was British, it has been revealed. The unnamed middle-aged man shot at officers as...

GOING GREEN: Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias sparks controversial cannabis debate in Spain

“It’s absurd that you can buy tequila or gin from a supermarket but marijuana is illegal”

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