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Renfe launches new high-speed rail route in Spain connecting Madrid with Alicante and Murcia

STATE rail operator Renfe will launch its low-cost high speed Avlo service between Madrid, Elche, Alicante and Murcia on December 10, with lowest fares...

Elderly people withdrawing large cash amounts from banks robbed by men who spied on them on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO street thieves have been arrested in Calpe close to a bank where they stole €4,000 from an elderly man last May. The men of...

Gang steal tons of copper wire from phone installations across Spain’s Murcia region

THE GUARDIA CIVIL have busted a gang of Murcia-based telephone copper wire thieves and returned over three tons of wiring to their rightful owners. Stolen...

Major drugs and robbery gang arrested in Spain’s Alicante area

A JOINT Policia Nacional- Guardia Civil operation has brought down an Alicante province-based criminal gang with 14 Spaniards arrested. The group has been charged with...

Criminal gang stole 21,600 condoms packed into van during working holiday on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BARCELONA area robbery gang went on holiday to Alicante province and spent their vacation stealing from businesses including thousands of condoms. Three men aged...

Guardia Civil in custody after having 8 kg of hash allegedly seized from her storage room in Albacete 

A GUARDIA Civil officer has been remanded in custody after she was allegedly found in possession of 8 kg of hash in Albacete last...

Iryo becomes third high-speed train operator from Friday on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE HIGH SPEED train war on the Alicante to Madrid line goes up another notch on Friday as Iryo launches its service with low-fares...

3 bedroom Villa for sale in Caudete with pool garage – € 185,000

Caudete, Albacete   3 beds   3 baths € 185,000 Detached Villa with a pool, guest annex and garage. Detached Villa located less than...

Valencia-based sextortion gang gets busted by police in Spain

A Valencia-based sextortion gang that netted €104,000 from users of an escort site has been brought down by the Guardia Civil. The ringleader was arrested...

Thief in big supermarket sweep across 13 stores on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man with an endless list of thefts to his name has been arrested in Alicante Province. His latest robbing spree saw him steal €4,000...

Police catch dive-bombing hawk that attacked humans and caused terror in Spanish town

A BIRD of prey that was causing havoc in the town of Tobarra, Albacete has finally been caught. The Harris hawk had escaped from its...

‘Highly specialised’ Costa Blanca and Murcia robbery gang plundered dozens of homes and shops in five provinces of Spain

FOUR members of a Costa Blanca and Murcia-based gang have been jailed over 35 robberies in five Spanish provinces. The seven-strong crew, with previous arrests...

Train passengers face longer high-speed rail journeys between Costa Blanca and Madrid in Spain

POLITICIANS and business groups are fuming about a train station switch that will add 15 minutes to high-speed rail journeys between Alicante and Madrid. Rail...

Albacete: Why you should visit central Spain’s underdog tourist destination

To mark Castilla-La Mancha day on May 31st we take a look at one of Spain's most under rated cities.

Tobacco shop robbers use stolen cars as battering rams during ‘moon-landing’ crime spree in Spain’s Murcia

A Murcia robbery gang who used stolen cars to ram tobacco store windows has been brought down in a joint Guardia Civil-Policia Nacional operation. Eight...

Alicante area robbers stole dozens of cars and electrical goods from over 80 homes in Spain

A major Alicante Province home robbery gang has been broken up in a joint Guardia Civil-Policia Nacional operation. 14 people have been arrested and two...

2 bedroom Townhouse for sale in Elche de la Sierra – € 57,750

TownhouseElche de la Sierra, Albacete   2 beds   2 baths € 57,750 TRANDITIONL VILLAGE HOUSE IMMACULATELY REDTORED PRICED TO SELL107 m2 2 bedrooms,...

Child investigated for animal cruelty after donkey shot dead with bow and arrow in Spain

THE Guardia Civil's Nature Protection Service (SEPRONA) are investigating a disturbing case of animal cruelty. A minor from Albacete is being investigated for allegedly killing...

Bank-robbing gang steal €1.3 million from 33 branches in Spain and even replace front-door locks

A robbery gang that looted 33 banks across Spain and stole nearly €1.3 million have been arrested by the Guardia Civil. The crooks used a...

Scotland’s biggest rock band add one extra date to rearranged European tour, and it’s here in Spain

TEXAS, arguably Scotland’s biggest and most endearing rock band have added an extra concert date in Spain for their rearranged 2021 tour. Albacete's Palacio de...

Police call out ‘barbaric’ traps on cycle path in Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWISTED pranksters have been laying dangerous traps for cyclists in Albacete.  Several routes have been dotted with nails protruding from the earth while barbed wire...

WATCH: Heartbreaking moment injured elephants roam Southern Spain motorway after truck overturns, one killed

Shocking videos show emergency services lifting an injured elephant with a crane after the circus truck overturned on the motorway

Dog rescue centre in Spain in peril after British expat owner dies suddenly from brain aneurysm

DOZENS of dogs are in danger after their British expat owner died suddenly from a brain aneurysm.  Hope for Podenos, in Albacete, urgently needs €120,000...

WATCH: Escaped bull in Spain smashes and flings motorbike into the air with its horns

Locals cowered in their homes in fear as the bull ran around the streets

MotoGP star Dani Pedrosa and footballer Gabriel Milito owe Spanish tax man millions

Football clubs Racing Santander, Recreativo de Huelva, Jerez, Murcia, Albacete and Alicante are also named for owing the tax man more than €1 million

Around 300 flamingos killed by enormous hailstones in Albacete storm

Many injured flamingos were also rescued from the Albacete bird reserve

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