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Crime & Law

PICTURED: Albanian ‘kingpin’, 48, who ‘tried to smuggle cocaine into Spain’s Costa del Sol by hiding three tonnes of...

YET another international drug trafficking cartel operating between the Costa del Sol and Ecuador has been smashed in a ‘mega operation’ that intercepted 3.2...

Homeless attacker ‘stones a man to death’ and leaves another in critical condition in shocking assault in Spain’s Valencia

A MAN has been arrested for clubbing another homeless person to death with a rock close to Valencia's bus station. A second male victim- also...

Spain’s police make 65 arrests in bust of cybercrime gang using the ’Hi Mum!” scam

IT is a scam that is being used around the world, and that can catch out even the most vigilant citizen. Known as “Hi...

‘Dangerous’ Italian mafia captain Gianluigi Troiano arrested in Spain’s Granada, after his boss was picked up in France

A ‘DANGEROUS’ Italian mafia captain has been arrested in Spain’s Granada province, as the result of a joint operation by the Guardia Civil, Interpol...

Is a serial killer at work in Spain? Three farmers are found dead in very similar circumstances over a...

THE mysterious deaths of three farmers in the Spanish countryside has raised suspicions among police investigators that there may be a serial killer at...

Gone in 60 seconds: Spain’s National Police bust Bulgarian gang that could steal cars in less than a minute

IT may sound like the plot of a Nicolas Cage movie, but Spain’s National Police have managed to bust a real-life gang of Bulgarian...

Trial for ex-Barcelona star Dani Alves begins in Spain: Footballer is accused of raping a woman, 23, in a...

FORMER Barcelona and Brazil footballer Dani Alves has appeared in court this Monday, January 5, charged with the rape of a woman, 23, in...

Top customs official arrested for ‘audacious cocaine smuggling scheme’ at a port on Spain’s Costa del Sol: Drug traffickers...

A MALAGA customs chief was the ‘inside man’ in an audacious scheme that saw cocaine traffickers manning the port’s container inspections. The head of the...

Property fraudsters who swindled dozens of British families in southern Spain LOSE appeals against their jail terms

MURCIA'S Supreme Court has thrown out an appeal by two men behind the Trampolin Hills housing development who were convicted of fraud in November...

Woman straps 15 bales of hashish to her body before attempting to fly from Melilla to Spain’s Costa del...

A WOMAN with 15 packs of hashish strapped around her body has been arrested in the North African enclave of Melilla. The Policia Nacional detained...

Spain’s National Police bust gang using ‘homemade explosive devices’ to blow open cash machines

THE National Police have busted a gang that was using the so-called ‘pizza slide’ technique to steal money from cash machines, and that involved...

Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a French expat, 32, in Marbella: Man’s car was found unlocked, with windows down...

MYSTERY surrounds the disappearance of a French expat who vanished from Marbella in December last year.  The alarm was first raised when the family of...

Manhunt for expat who left dog to starve in Spain: Bull terrier survived being left in a storage room...

MARBELLA police have rescued a bull terrier dog who miraculously survived three months locked in a storage room without food or water. A 36-year-old man...

Sex pest who routinely harassed waitresses is arrested in Spain’s Valencia

VALENCIA police have arrested a man five times in less than two months for harassing waitresses at two city centre restaurants. The 44-year-old pest also...

National Police bust international gang using ‘mules’ to steal from online banking users in Spain

IN a joint operation with the Brazilian authorities and Interpol, Spain’s National Police has busted an international criminal gang that was using malware to...

Anti-drugs police chief faces 15 years in prison for being part of massive cocaine gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca

PROSECUTORS want the former head of the Policia Nacional's anti-drug unit in Alicante jailed for 15 years for his role in the biggest-ever cocaine...

Gibraltar man, 21, is charged with assault, strangulation and burglary

A LOCAL man was charged with various domestic abuse offences this week including assault, strangulation and controlling behaviour. Gerard Asquez, 21, of South Barrack Road...

Revealed: How a police officer ‘created a shield for drug traffickers’ in southern Spain – as disgraced Guardia Civil...

A GUARDIA Civil officer in southern Spain is facing 14 years in jail for allegedly colluding with multiple drug cartels.  Lieutenant Raul PM, is accused...

EXCLUSIVE: Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner ‘drew sketches of child rape’: Details of paedophile’s seized notebooks are revealed ahead...

GERMAN prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters has revealed more details of how German police "know" that Christian Brueckner killed Madeleine McCann.Wolters today said the evidence...

Former La Liga player faces sexual assault trial in Spain for ‘inappropriately touching a mascot wearing a parakeet costume’

FORMER La Liga player Hugo Mallo will go on trial this summer after being charged with inappropriately touching a female mascot before a match...

Lock up your homes! Robbers in Spain’s Benalmadena are targeting empty apartments to steal money and jewellery

RESIDENTS of Benalmadena, near Malaga, are on high alert following a spate of burglaries that have seen thieves targeting unoccupied homes to pillage money...

Grave robber rummages through skeletons to search for valuable metal items on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GRAVE robber who plundered an Alicante province cemetery several times has been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The 43-year-old man struck at his local...

New illegal rave in Spain: 1,000 revellers party for FOUR days on the Costa Blanca – as music is...

AN ILLEGAL rave was staged in Novelda last weekend with music levels so high that the noise was heard 20 kilometres away. The event started...

Tourist is drugged by a woman in a hotel room in Spain’s Valencia: Suspect is arrested after ‘she took his...

A MAN, 63, thought he struck lucky on a first date when he went back with a woman to a Valencia province hotel, only...

Warning for tourists in Spain: Gang is arrested after ‘breaking into rental cars to steal luggage’ left on show

THREE members of a Spanish gang that broke into mainly hire cars in the Playa de Palma area of Mallorca have been arrested by...

British expats are arrested for running a marijuana farm inside a house on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO British men who ran an indoor marijuana farm in Benissa were arrested after an electricity company found them using an excessive amount of...

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