Saturday, October 19, 2019

Fire, barricades and 53 arrests as Madrid student protest gets underway

Students protests cause chaos at Madrid’s Complutense University

Max Clifford ‘abused girl living in care-home’

Witnesses of his alleged sexual abuse continue to testify in the prosecution case against Costa del Sol regular Max Clifford

Gurtel ringleaders refuse to testify before High Court

The five year Gurtel/Barcenas investigation has hit another wall, with Francisco Correa citing a 'loss of trust'

Theft of copper wire in Marbella costs town €56,000 a year

Around 27km of copper wire was stolen from the town in 2013

Estepona fraudster found guilty of conning millions of dollars globally

The conman was sentenced to 20 years for fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud

Mayor of Marbella sues top lawyer over alleged undeclared assets

Maria Angeles has accused Antonio Flores of 'professional misconduct' following recent media reports

Alvarez refuses to resign from European Investment Bank over ERE slush fund scandal

The ex-socialist minister is currently being investigated for fraud and corruption charges

Ryanair flight attendant sacked for eating a sandwich

Madrid steward loses second appeal against dismissal

Seven arrested in Spanish terror bust

One of the suspects has recently returned from spending time with al-Qaida group

Sotogrande killer found dead in cell

The man arrested for murdering his partner and their child in a Sotogrande home was found dead today

African migrant smuggled in a suitcase

Border police spotted his friend struggling with the weight of the bag

Spain to fortify North African borders to deter more migrants

The Spanish government has announced a €2.3 million plan to fortify the borders of Ceuta and Melilla

Spanish police stop more than a thousand migrants crossing Ceuta border

Police have stopped a second wave of 1,600 migrants at the Ceuta border

Expats lose battle to save Costa de la Luz homes from demolition

On March 12 they must leave their homes in Zahara de los Antunes before they are torn down. By Imogen Calderwood

UK’s most wanted captured in La Linea

David Paul Mather was convicted of smuggling 10kg of heroin in 2010

Estepona boiler room has ruined our lives!

Boiler room victims in Almeria face financial ruin and the loss of their home. By Tom Powell.

Boiler rooms busted across Spain in biggest ever clampdown

A British graduate has been arrested for his role in the vast boiler room scam network, as well as more than 100 fraudsters in Marbella, Madrid, London and Florida. By Tom Powell.

Spanish ‘selfie’ student driver caught by social media

A student made himself the subject of a social-media man-hunt after posting video on YouTube

More than 50 people arrested in country-wide investment scam investigation

Suspects held in Malaga, Madrid and Barcelona

Spanish border guards banned from firing rubber bullets

Melilla and Ceuta have seen mass migration attempts from Morocco in recent weeks

Spanish Government bans party donations from companies

The government is pushing plans for more transparent party funding in light of the Barcenas case

The Gurtel/Barcenas case: The story so far

The biggest political corruption scandal Europe has seen is now five years old, Tom Powell tells the story so far

Five arrested for repeatedly blowing up cash machines

The same gang appears to have been behind at least ten incidents across Malaga province

British man attempts to kidnap child in Lanzarote

A man who tried to snatch a four-year-old boy has been released on bail

Alleged Pink Panther jewel thief caught in Madrid

Suspect was caught in a rental car in Madrid with fake Bosnian passport

Spain curbs power of pioneering human rights judges

The country will only be able to prosecute wrongdoers residing in Spain