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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...

THE MOTHERLOAD: Spain seizes second biggest cocaine haul in Algeciras

Three people have been arrested, including a Spaniard, alleged to be the ringleader, and two collaborators, one Honduran and the other Portuguese. 

Manhunt underway after Guardia Civil officer shot in the leg during drug bust shoot out in Andalucia

A MANHUNT is underway after a Guardia Civil officer was shot in the leg during a shoot out in Andalucia this morning. The officer was...

BREAKING: Dozens evacuated from fire in Algeciras

There are twenty-three firefighters, two helicopters and a self-propelled vehicle, and two fire trucks tackling the flames

Spain´s government slashes funding for Andalucia by over one third

The eight provinces will receive 36,6% less than in 2016 with only €1.16bn euros to spend on major public projects

Gang of suspected drug traffickers arrested off the coast of Algeciras

Guardia Civil naval officers seize four and 3,691 kilos of hash after high-speed chase

Algeciras cabbies ‘fed up’ with unlicensed taxi pirates taking fares

Radio Taxi Cooperative slams 'organised mafia' of 100 drivers

Half a tonne of cocaine hidden in batch of frozen chickens seized in Algeciras Port

Two people arrested after more than 445 kilos of cocaine found

Demand for authorised graffiti zones in Algeciras

The youth wing of La Voz de Algeciras party wants the city's government to designate public areas where young people can express their artistic talents

EXCLUSIVE: People smuggler linked to missing British expat Lisa Brown is ‘desperate’ to speak to Spanish police

British yachtsman Jackson faces extradition over the disappearance of Scottish mother-of-one Lisa Brown, who has been missing for a year

Spanish drug traffickers killed in boat collision with tax officials in Strait of Gibraltar

‘Freak accident’ leads to death of four drug traffickers

Missing British expat Lisa Brown family travel to Spain one year after her disappearance

Thirty-three-year-old Lisa’s ex-boyfriend, Simon Corner, 34 is currently in an Algeciras jail while police conduct investigations

809 military weapons destined for the USA seized in Algeciras port

A total of 737 assault rifles and 72 rocket launchers were intercepted by the Guardia Civil on a container from Ghana

Spain’s most obese man undergoes life-changing surgery to try and ditch more than 400lbs

He was given a double-wide bed and had to be moved using a crane

Convicted former Marbella mayor hospitalised in Algeciras

The court granted special exemption to Munoz given the severity of his health

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