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Police arrest five ‘drug traffickers’ after young man kidnapped and murdered on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Brian Martos Carmona's body was found an hour and a half later in Algeciras, a single shot had hit his arm before piercing both lungs and his heart

Female gypsy Vox candidate wants to undo Spain’s gender violence laws as fight for women’s rights turns ugly in...

AS thousands of Spaniards prepare to take the streets, joining the global sisterhood in a show of solidarity on March 8 for the second...

NARCO WARS: Thousands arrested and hundreds of tonnes of drugs seized in Andalucia last year as battle between mafias...

The results came in what was one of the bloodiest years on the Costa del Sol in terms of mafia activity

WATCH: Terrifying moment HUGE spitting COBRA acosts workers at port in southern Spain

The snake is highly aggressive and has a venomous bite

300 mainly African migrants dock in Spain after a week at sea saw them refused entry by Italy and...

A BOAT carrying 300 migrants docked in Spain this morning after being refused entry twice into Europe. Operated by Spanish charity NGO Proactiva Open Arms,...

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

Don’t miss the annual Oktoberfest festival at Bar Allioli

THE Oktoberfest festival at Bar Allioli, in Jimera de Libar, will kick off this Saturday. Music is planned from 1pm until 11pm and there are...

Body found in Algeciras IS linked to Estepona kidnapping as victim identified

THE victim of the Estepona kidnapping has been identified as a young Spaniard.  The 29-year-old, whose name has not been released, had a history of...

Brutally murdered body dumped in Algeciras may be victim of last night’s kidnapping on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BRUTALLY murdered body has been discovered in Algeciras just hours after a shootout and alleged kidnapping on the Costa del Sol. The body had...

Why you shouldn’t write off Algeciras just yet

If Lonely Planet authors had been passing through during Algeciras Entremares earlier this month, they’d be in a flurry to update

EXCLUSIVE: MP steps into drug case after Brit was imprisoned two months ago for 1.5 tonnes of hashish found...

Chichester MP Gillian Keegan has been in touch over the arrest of Robert Anthony Mansfield-Hewitt, who has yet to be charged since being arrested in June

EXCLUSIVE: Seriously ill British man locked up with terrorists in Spain’s Andalucia after 1.5 TONNES of hashish found at...

He insists he has absolutely ‘no connection’ to the drugs that were being stored at the rental in Cadiz

WATCH: Cadiz-based ISIS suspect told terrorist to ‘use illegal immigrant route’ to get into Spain for terror attack

The pair were allegedly planning to indoctrinate and recruit new members while attempting to bring ISIS fighters into the country

Mayor of Algeciras claims Spanish town is now ‘migrant crisis epicentre’

MAYOR Jose Ignacio Landaluce has said his ‘town couldn’t cope’ as around 1,600 migrants land in Spain, arriving predominantly in Algeciras last week. Landaluce has...

Five police officers injured after locals swarm arrest of drug traffickers in southern Spain

They followed the suspects to their hideout in Algeciras

Gang arrested after kidnapping immigrants and holding families to ransom in Andalucia

FIVE people have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping immigrants in Algeciras. The Guardia Civil detained four Moroccans and one Spaniard as part of an...

Boat which killed nine-year-old boy in Andalucia was linked to drug-trafficking operations

Allegedly sources close to the investigation revealed both the victims and the arrested had drug-trafficking links

Young boy dies after being hit and dragged into sea by ‘narco boat’ in Andalucia

Witnesses said the tragic incident occurred after an argument broke out between the son's father and two men in the speed boat, after they had been driving dangerously nearby

Guardia Civil officers attacked with bottles and clubs by gang of 40 in Andalucia drug-trafficking hotspot

The nine officers were off-duty at the time of the violent incident which is believed to be in 'retaliation' to the recent crackdown of drug mafias in Cadiz

Europe’s biggest EVER cocaine haul seized by Andalucia cops

Nearly nine tonnes of cocaine were found hidden in banana boxes being transported from Colombia

British fugitive and suspect in case of missing expat Lisa Brown arrested at UK airport

A BRITISH fugitive wanted in connection with the disappearance of Lisa Brown has been arrested at a UK airport.  Simon Corner, 35, was cuffed at...

WATCH: Manhunt after mugger violently robs 64-year-old woman outside her home in Andalucia

THIS is the shocking moment a woman in her 60s was mugged outside her home in Andalucia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ck2sgeNjMWE The victim, 64, was jumped by a robber...

EXCLUSIVE: British soldier locked up for killing man in Andalucia pens poems to the Olive Press

IT’S not every day the Olive Press receives mail from an Andalucian prison inmate. At first glance, the letter appeared to be a series of...

WATCH: Eel smuggling ring which flogged €37M worth to Asia is busted in Spain

Guardia Civil seized 364 travel bags carrying more than five tons of eels

Historic 3.5 tonne cocaine haul hidden in salt on Costa del Sol ‘easily exceeds value of €120 MILLION’

A HUGE 3.5 tonne cocaine haul discovered on the Costa del Sol could easily exceed €120 million in value, Spanish cops have said.  The mammoth...

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