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Post-Brexit deal on Gibraltar a step closer after successful talks between Spanish and UK foreign ministers
A POST-BREXIT deal on Gibraltar appeared to take a step closer to becoming a reality this week, after a hastily arranged meeting in Madrid...
‘We cannot stay in this situation forever,’ warns Spanish foreign minister on Gibraltar negotiations
SPAIN’S Foreign Minister José Manuel Albares gave an update on Friday about the ongoing negotiations on the future of Gibraltar post-Brexit. Talks ‘are in a...
Unions call for special measures to tackle policing problems in Campo de Gibraltar
POLICE unions in Spain’s Campo de Gibraltar area are calling for more incentives to attract officers to work in the notoriously crime-ridden zone. The latest...
Police close in yet again on narco network run by a drug kingpin dubbed ‘Messi of hashish’
A TRAFFICKING network that has dominated the drug trade in the Campo de Gibraltar for more than a decade has broken up by police...
Drug gangs turning more ruthless and violent along Spain’s southern coast as pressure from police and bitter rivals mount...
Since the end of August, a week has not gone by without an attack on a police car or an accident caused by a drug trafficker fleeing the authorities
Fugitive killer who shot police officers while on the run in Spain arrested in SWAT operation
A FUGITIVE who shot two police officers while on the run from a homicide conviction has finally been arrested in Spain. Officers found an UZI...
Dead body found in boot of car in Campo de Gibraltar
A DEAD body has been found in the boot of a car in the Campo de Gibraltar. The corpse was discovered in a parked vehicle...
Businesses on Spain’s border with Gibraltar asked to shut down in solidarity with Spanish workers in planned Brexit protest
BUSINESSES which operate on Spain's border with Gibraltar have been asked to remain closed during a planned protest against Brexit. The Asctecg group, which represents...
One hospitalised as roaring chemical plant fire in San Roque is brought under control
Two makeshift intensive care units have been set up near to the site
Gibraltar says ‘no cause for concern’ as toxic smoke from San Roque chemical fire unlikely to affect British territory
A fire has been raging at the factory since 15.10 today
WATCH: Homes evacuated as huge chemical fire ‘covers cars in ash’ and ‘turns sky dark’ near Spain’s Costa del...
The flames have caused a large column of black smoke that has spread across the Bay of Algeciras and can be seen in much of the Campo de Gibraltar region
WATCH: Dramatic rescue after two ‘narco boats’ collide off Spain’s Costa del Sol
A Policia Nacional helicopter was already circling above at around 2pm yesterday when it picked up the collision on its video camera
THERE’LL BE KILLINGS: Cadiz drug trafficker warns of BAZOOKAS and bodies on the streets if crackdown on smuggling across...
Some 407 extra Policia Nacional and Guardia Civil troops were added to the area last year while 100,000kg of hashish were seized and many gangs disbanded
Brits being probed for connections to violent Italian mafia after 14 arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol
The operation led to 14 arrests and the seizure of half a tonne of hashish
GOING OFF: Spanish activists blast British government for docking nuclear submarine in Gibraltar and ‘putting Andalucia at risk of...
SPANISH activists have demanded the UK government stop docking nuclear submarines in Gibraltar. Ecologistas en Accion blasted the British Navy following the arrival of the...
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
All you need to know about the UK and Spain’s new draft Brexit withdrawal agreement over Gibraltar
The new protocol tackles long-standing issues such as tax evasion, environmental concerns, smuggling and the rights of cross-border workers
WATCH: Police reveal hidden GARAGE and underground storage network in drug raid on home in southern Spain
https://www.facebook.com/CopeCampodegibraltarDiarioAREA/videos/243664706502252/ THIS is the moment police discovered secret hiding places underneath beds and showers during a drug raid on a home in Cadiz. The clip shows...
Spain’s most wanted drug trafficker hands himself in after appearing in reggaeton music video
ONE of Spain's most wanted drug gang leaders has turned himself in today shortly after appearing in a reggaeton music video. Francisco Tejon, head of...
Volunteers remove more than 22,000 cigarette butts from Costa del Sol beach in Spain
DEDICATED volunteers have picked up an amazing 22,500 cigarettes from a Costa del Sol beach. The amazing haul was removed from La Linea's shoreline during...
WATCH: Southern Spain’s ‘Narco King’ caged in dawn raid as 100 police officers storm hideout
The youngest Tejon brother, who heads up the biggest and most notorious drug gang in La Linea, was arrested at his home
Authorities break up one of Spain’s ‘biggest’ hashish drug smuggling rings
It is estimated the La Linea criminal organisation brought more than 10,000 kilograms of hashish from Morocco to Spain
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
Spain ramps up security in Campo de Gibraltar after 300% rise in cocaine seizures and fears of ‘druglord takeover’
It comes after a gang of 20 masked thugs succesfully stormed a hospital to rescue their alleged trafficker boss
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...
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
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