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Parents arrested as baby suffers brain injuries and is placed into induced coma at Valencia General Hospital in Spain

A four-week old baby has been put in an induced coma after suffering brain injuries compatible with abuse. The boy's parents, aged 20 and 21,...

Benidorm drugs gang is collared by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm area drugs gang has been brought down by the Policia Nacional. Five men and five women of different but undisclosed nationalities have been...

Court strips cosmetic surgeon of passport after patient dies in Murcia hospital in Spain

A judge has removed the passport of a comestic surgeon being investigated over the death of a Murcia woman who got a liposculpture procedure. As...

Google Maps clue leads police to mafia fugitive on the run for 20 years and living suburban life in...

POLICE tracked down one of Italy’s most notorious mobsters who had been on Europol’s wanted list for 20 years after he was spotted on...

Costa Blanca ‘possessed’ killer gets life sentence for stabbing mother 69 times at their home in Spain

A man has been jailed for life for the 2020 murder of his 67-year-old mother in San Vicente del Raspeig. An Alicante jury convicted the...

Luxury holiday rental villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca converted into indoor drug farms

TWO rented villas in the Calpe area of the Costa Blanca were used as indoor marijuana farms by two Lithuanian men. A 32-year-old man has...

Outrage as doctor and nurses’ cars smashed up outside Malaga hospital

A MEDICAL union has told how staff had their cars vandalised by a manic and ‘unsatisfied’ patient.  Three members of staff had finished long shifts...

Nurse in Sevilla arrested for allegedly posing as doctor to obtain drugs

A NURSE who allegedly posed as a doctor and wrote dozens of fraudulent prescriptions has been arrested and charged in Sevilla.  The 45-year-old was charged...

Big cocaine stash discovered hidden in rice shipment to port of Valencia in Spain

A container of rice shipped in to Valencia from South America had 626 kilos of cocaine hidden within it. The Guardia Civil and the Tax...

Fugitive fraudster is arrested in arrivals area of Costa Blanca airport in Spain

AN Estonian man accused of a €150,000 fraud has been arrested after landing at Alicante-Elche airport. He had flown in from Kaunas in Lithuania. The man,...

Woman, 80, dies after heated row with elderly husband in Valencia area of Spain

AN 80-year-old woman died on Saturday after a heated argument with her husband in Miramar, Valencia Province. Her partner, also in his 80s, pushed her...

COVID-19 test kits worth over €500,000 are stolen from Barcelona area warehouse in Spain

THIEVES have stolen 208,000 antigen tests from a Barcelona area warehouse. Police say the robbery happened on Friday(December 31). The test kits have a total market...

Fears over cosmetic surgeon fleeing Spain after patient dies of horrific liposculpture injuries in Murcia hospital

A lawyer acting for the family of a Murcia woman, who died at the weekend, is trying to stop her cosmetic surgeon from fleeing...

Benidorm police seize fake Rolex watches and arrest market traders in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FAKE Rolex watches were part of a big consignment of counterfeit goods being sold to shoppers at a popular Costa Blanca market. The Policia Nacional...

Police hunting driver who fled burning car after crashing on Malaga motorway

SCENES out of a Fast & Furious movie played out on the A7 in Malaga, when a fleeing driver crashed his car against a...

Luxury cars seized as major European cryptocurrency fraudster is arrested in Valencia area of Spain

A man branded as one of Europe's leading cryptocurrency scammers has been arrested in Valencia City and assets worth €2.5 million seized. The Portuguese man,...

Violent knife-wielding youths commit 21 robberies in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

TWO youths committed 21 robberies in the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas without hesitating to beat up anybody that stood in the way. The violent...

Grassed up: Huge marijuana plantation busted thanks to neighbours’ vigilance in urbanisation popular with British expats on Spain’s Costa...

AN UNDERBUILD in Orihuela Costa was raided this week as Local Police found a plantation of marijuana. Some 216 plants were discovered growing in the...

Costa del Crime: Man arrested after woman found with serious head injuries following horror wrench attack

DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a woman was violently attacked with a wrench on Wednesday.  Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted...

Villagers join manhunt for ‘Galician Rambo’ an escaped prisoner with military training living in the woods in northwestern Spain

RESIDENTS of a town in Galicia in northwestern Spain have joined Guardia Civil patrols in an attempt to seek out an escaped prisoner who...

Grapes of wrath for Costa Blanca vineyard owner in Spain who was not paid for UK export deal

A Catalan businessman has been arrested for scamming an Alicante Province farmer out of 45 tons of grapes that ended up in Manchester. The farmer...

Girlfriend killer takes hostages and fires shots at police in Costa Blanca stand-off in Spain

AN early morning siege in Elche ended in the arrest of a man accused of killing his girlfriend on Christmas Day. The Policia Nacional swooped...

Drugged, robbed and murdered after threesome invitation: Two men arrested over mystery death at Madrid’s Palace Hotel

POLICE in Madrid have arrested two men in connection with the mysterious death of an American businessman at one of the capital’s most exclusive...

Mobile phone dealer in €500,000 insurance fraud on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A mobile phone dealer made dozens of bogus claims to con an insurance company out of €500,000-worth of new 'high-end' phones. The fraudster has been...

Man claims bouncers beat him up outside Costa Blanca night club in Spain

A Denia man has accused four night club security workers of attacking and injuring him for no good reason. The 43-year-old victim has filed a...

Sneaky surgeon illegally accessed medical records of his Costa Blanca housekeeper in Spain

A Costa Blanca hospital surgeon has been given a one-year jail term and fined €2,160 for illegally accessing medical files belonging to his housekeeper. The...

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