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Crime & Law

Bogus police officers tie up elderly woman during home robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO bogus police officers entered the home of a 75-year-old Alicante woman before tying her up and rifling through the property. The intruders were part...

Malaga horse-drawn carriage driver beats up unhappy foreign tourist in Spain’s Andalucia

A Malaga horse-drawn carriage driver has been arrested by the Policia Nacional after punching a dissatisfied tourist three times. The foreign visitor went to hospital...

Dangerous Polish fugitive arrested inside Costa Blanca nightclub in Spain

A dangerous Polish criminal who ran a drug trafficking gang and tried to kill a rival gang leader, has been arrested at a Costa...

Naked man tries to rape and drown woman at Valencia beach in Spain

A 53-year-old Spaniard has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for trying to rape and then drown a woman at Valencia's Malvarrosa beach. The aggressor...

MPs in Spain back new law to enshrine memory of people killed by General Franco regime

SPANISH MPs have approved a new law that will enshrine the memory of victims of dictator General Franco. The bill was backed by 173 lawmakers...

Spain slammed over Basque Country woman forced to have caesarean section birth

A United Nations committee says a Basque Country woman should be compensated after being forced to have a caesarean section birth which involved having...

Benidorm lap dancer steals expensive watch from drunk tourist at Costa Blanca club in Spain

A Swedish tourist fell asleep after paying for the services of a Benidorm lap dancer who robbed him of his valuables. The 29-year-old man woke...

‘Dangerous’ gang of young robbers brought down in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A band of young robbers branded as 'dangerous' by the Guardia Civil have been arrested in the Murcia region. They carried out at least 54...

Four women report being drugged intravenously at Pamplona’s San Fermin festival

Four women have come forward after apparently being injected by strangers with drugs during San Fermin on Saturday night and early Sunday morning. The victims...

Cyber scammers steal €30,000 from Costa Blanca fertility clinic clients in Spain

THREE women registered with an Alicante area fertility clinic have been conned out of over €30,000 in a computer scam. The Guardia Civil have arrested...

Human trafficking gang planned fleet of charter boats for dangerous sea trips to Spain’s Murcia coast

FIVE members of a people trafficking and drug smuggling gang looking to expand in the Murcia region have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Four...

Clobber con: Police arrest 15 for counterfeit clothing operation operation on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AGENTS of the National Police have seized almost 20,000 counterfeit clothes and accessories in Fuengirola and Mijas. In a large operation, 15 people were arrested...

Vandals topple statue of tennis star David Ferrer in home city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

VANDALS have damaged a metal statue of former tennis star David Ferrer in his home city of Javea. The statue on a section of the...

Car thief in Spain’s Alicante area totals vehicle in high speed crash before lying to police

A car thief totalled a stolen vehicle in Alicante Province in a high speed crash before claiming to police that he was the actual...

Interpol and Spain’s National Police seize 1,000 vehicles

NATIONAL POLICE in Spain, in coordination with Interpol, have recovered at least 1,000 stolen vehicles worldwide. In Spain alone, some 191 cars were seized in...

Judge orders fresh DNA tests on clothes worn by murdered Alcasser girls 

A SPANISH court has mandated new DNA tests on clothes worn by Toñi, Miriam and Desire on the day they were kidnapped, raped, tortured...

British and Spanish squatters removed from Costa Blanca property

FIVE British and Spanish squatters have been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Javea. The owner of the family-sized property complained that a group had...

Hospital doctor assaulted by woman angry with emergency waiting times in Spain’s Valencia

A female doctor was attacked by a woman who was told to wait for emergency treatment at a Valencia hospital. The 32-year-old aggressor has been...

Four men arrested for sexual assaults in San Fermines

POLICE in Pamplona revealed 4 men have been arrested for sex crimes in since the start of San Fermines, one of Spain’s biggest festivals. Two...

Father and son arrested after attacking architect with samurai sword in Spain’s Marbella

POLICIA NACIONAL have arrested a Marbella father and son for attacking a man on June 25 because they were annoyed by the noise coming...

Two injured after a drunk british man crashes into a cafe in Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRITISH man, 20, was arrested after smashing his car at 3am into a cafe on Torre del Mar’s seafront. Local police arrested the man,...

ARREST: Police in Spain detain suspect in shocking murder of Dutch investigative reporter Peter R. de Vries

A MAN has been arrested in Spain in connection with the slaying of Dutch investigative reporter Peter R. de Vries. Another man has been held...

High Waters: Spanish police seize underwater drug smuggling drones

SPANISH police have impounded three underwater drones built specifically to smuggle narcotics from Morocco via the Strait of Gibraltar. The inventive method made use of...

Most wanted Brit cocaine baron arrested in Benidorm

A MAN dubbed ‘Britain’s most wanted cocaine baron’ has been arrested in Benidorm. The search for Louis Edwards, 44, had initially focused on Malaga but...

One of Spain’s most-wanted men caught by police in Toledo

THE GUARDIA CIVIL have arrested one of the most-wanted criminals in Spain. The man, who has not been named, is only 20 years old yet...

Man in Spain’s Sevilla arrested for making opium-based cocktail

A 20-YEAR-OLD man in Sevilla has been arrested for making a narcotic cocktail. His cocktail of choice, known as a ‘purple drank’ is a cocktail...

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