Friday, October 7, 2022

Crime & Law

British man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a Ryanair flight to Spain

A 35- year-old British man has been arrested for allegedly touching without consent a female passenger who was sitting next to him on a...

Man in Spain arrested over double knife attack at Ryanair check-in desk that saw woman stabbed in ear

A police officer took out his gun, and with a flight attendant managed to diffuse the situation

NEW TRICKS: Dog called as witness in animal abuse trial against former owner

A DOG has been called as a witness during an animal abuse trial against her former owner. In a legal first for Spain, the pit...

Leeds striker investigated as police in Spain swoop on La Liga match fixing ring

POLICE in Spain have arrested a number of La liga players and executives as part of an investigation into match-fixing. Current and former players from...

‘NEVER SEEN BEFORE’: Gibraltar police amazed at attempt by three men to smuggle 1.5 tonnes of hash worth £6...

The trio now face charges of importation, possession and possession with intent to supply and are in Magistrates Court this morning

Shots fired at mosque in Spain

A PANIC was caused outside a mosque in Spain yesterday after a mystery man fired four shots before speeding off.  The attack happened during dawn...

Alicante rapist jailed for 12 years after claiming asylum seeker, 26, could not report him because she was an...

A CONVICTED criminal has been sent back to prison for 12 years after raping an asylum seeker and claiming she couldn’t denounce him ‘because...

Police seize bumbags, football shirts and Calvin Klein underpants in huge fake clothes bust in Spain’s Andalucia

“When summer arrives sales without licenses increase and that is when we are more attentive because of the fraud that can occur”

Man who tried to smoke out hornet nest arrested over wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol

It comes after a fire broke out on the edge of the Sierra Bermeja park at around 12:30pm yesterday

TO BOLDLY STOW: Six British people arrested with tonne of cocaine on Spanish boat named ‘Bold’

A gang of six UK drugs traffickers have been arrested by Spanish and British police

Olive Press journalist attacked by squatter at urbanisation home to British residents in Alicante

AN Olive Press journalist has been attacked after exposing a ‘violent’ squatter family allegedly squatting and stealing electricity from a Costa Blanca complex. Simon Wade...

FINNISHED: Most wanted gang boss captured on Spain’s Costa del Sol after evading Finland police for two years

He failed to serve 649 days in prison after being charged with gross tax evasion

Pensioner, 85, stabs nursing home roommate, 80, during row in Spain’s Mallorca

AN 85-year-old man has been arrested after stabbing his roommate, 80, at an old people's home in Mallorca.  According to Policia Nacional, the pensioner became...

OPINION: Diners at THIS restaurant in Spain knew about its underwhelming food, but not about its ‘slave labour’ and...

Why then did it take until just over a month ago for someone to finally tip off police?

BREAKING: Young man dies after neck slashed outside bar in popular British expat hotspot on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A YOUNG man has died after having his neck slashed outside a cocktail bar on the Costa del Sol.  The victim, 22, had reportedly got...

Grenade thrown into migrant children’s centre in Spain that was previously targeted by far right Vox party

The Vox leader said the centre's North African residents are ‘unsafe’ for local people

Costa Blanca city linked with multi-national cash counterfeiting operation – 11 arrested

EUROPOL and Policia Nacional have arrested 11 people involved in a huge fake money scam operating across Europe. Five of the arrests were in Spain,...

Record 133 airport workers hauled before judges 10 years after their strike which led to eight Spanish airports closing...

They are charged with ‘the crime of abandoning public service’ and causing the financial damages of the passengers that were involved

Pensioner accused of killing wife, 73, is locked up without bail in Spain’s Andalucia

A spokesman for the Guardia Civil said there were no previous reports of abuse between the couple

Old man shot dead on balcony on Spain’s Costa del Sol in firefight between rival gangs

Police carried out several raids on homes in the city through the night, reportedly finding ammunition suitable for Ak-47 assault rifles

Teen in Spain ‘stabbed her own newborn baby to death in frenzied attack before placing body in rucksack and...

A TEENAGER is facing up to 22 years in prison after allegedly stabbing her newborn baby to death in Madrid.  Sonia Bedoui, 18, is believed...

Woman arrested in Spain’s Mallorca after testing positive for coronavirus and fleeing hospital to hotel

It comes as the first full day of lockdown in Mallorca has passed largely without incident, amid a heightened police presence

Spanish police warn pensioners could be targeted when collecting pensions

The warning comes as many older people are due to collect their pensions and will have to go alone

Three arrested in Andalucia for planning attacks on police through Whatsapp

Three people have been arrested as alleged perpetrators of attacks on police officers

EXPLAINED: Playgrounds, stopping to chat and other reasons you could be fined up to €1,500 as Spain’s kids leave...

Penalties for those flouting the rules have generally been in the €601 range but they can be more than doubled to €1,500 depending on the circumstances

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