Saturday, May 21, 2022

Crime & Law

British murderer admits to brutal rape on Costa del Sol for which innocent man is still in jail

Killer of Sally Anne Bowman, Mark Dixie, has admitted to a brutal rape in Fuengirola in 2003

Driver fined €80 for biting his nails at the wheel in Salamanca

A Spanish driver is hit with an unexpected €80 fine in Salamanca

Man dies after cafe serves him detergent instead of white wine in Valencia

The owner of the cafe has now been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter

Spanish companies at risk of €69,000 fines for ignoring ‘secret’ EU energy saving law

Firms have until December 5 to meet the new regulations aimed at saving energy

Olive Press tracks down Irish tourist’s lost phone

It was tracked down to a supermarket

King’s sister Cristina stripped of royal title

La Infanta has been implicated in a money scandal involving her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin

Status Quo rockstar Rick Parfitt conned by dodgy kitchenware salesmen near Marbella

Parfitt's wife Lyndsay wants to warn others about the scam

Dave Mahon granted permission for holiday in Spain before murder trial begins

Irish police opposed the decision, telling the Judge that Mahon was a 'flight risk'

Expat distraught to see dream Spanish finca auctioned off over unpaid taxes

Roy and brother Brendan Wheat, who racked up €64,000 in tax across a number of properties in the area, are determined to fight the decision with legal action

Audrey Hepburn’s son threw ‘illegal’ wedding at Granada’s Alhambra

Weddings are banned at the historic site

Expat media boss taken to court by Sevilla printers over non-payment

Sunsearch Media, run by Stan Israel at the time, is being chased for the non-payment of €8,000 dating back to 2013

Nerja expat has wallet and €600 stolen in Mercadona lift

A British expat had her purse and €600 stolen in a supermarket scam in Nerja

Woman found guilty of brutal murder of pensioner in Malaga

The unidentified woman stabbed and slit the throat of a 70-year-old over a jewellery debt

Three tons of hash seized and 16 arrested in Axarquia drug raids

Three tons of hash were seized and 16 people arrested in a drug raid in the Axarquia

Drivers in Andalucia more likely to be caught speeding than anywhere else in Spain

Central government raked in €130 million in radar gun fines in 2014 and Andalucian drivers contributed 20% of the pot

Women fined for ‘dirty protest’ in Gibraltar

A frustrated homeowner dumped raw sewage on the front desk at the housing department

eBay bans Spaniard for selling plots on the Sun

Using a loophole in the ‘Outer Space Treaty’ the Spanish entrepreneur is taking the trading website to court

Child porn charge for ex-Gibraltar policeman

Father of two, Jimenez has been charged with five counts of possession of indecent images, but is back on the streets after meeting the £1000 bail

Child snatcher allegedly arrested in Estepona

The man allegedly tried to abduct a child from a car outside the Opencor in Benavista

British man murdered mother before fleeing to Spain to kill again

British man found guilty of strangling his own mother before fleeing to Spain and killing a Barcelona mother-of-three

Spain launches week long campaign to clampdown on drink drivers and drug abusers

More Guardia Civil officers will be out on the roads as well as the creation of extra drug and alcohol checkpoints

Spain drug haul finds 200kg of cocaine smuggled inside pineapples

The cargo was bound for two businesses both run by Spanish nationals of Colombian origin

British fugitive who ‘walked out of prison’ and claimed to be hiding in Marbella is arrested in Nottingham

Haroon Ahmed was picked up by Nottinghamshire police after he 'walked out' the front door at Dovegate prison in Staffordshire last week

Spanish singer Isabel Pantoja released from Sevilla prison for four days

The former partner of ex-Marbella mayor Julian Munoz, Pantoja is a quarter of the way through a two year prison sentence for money laundering

Disgraced boxer Scott Harrison’s Spanish villa trashed and looted

Controversial boxer Scott Harrison’s Spanish adventure ends in tatters with his villa trashed and his front gate even stolen

British expat banned from feeding stray cats by Benalmadena Town Hall

Kelly Dooley, 44, is fighting back after being told she couldn't look after the cats

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