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Eight arrests in Spain’s Cadiz province after two civil guards killed during a boat chase with drug gangs

A TOTAL of eight arrests have been made in Spain’s Cadiz province after two civil guards were killed on Friday night when their speedboat...

Woman in Spain’s Sevilla arrested after her newborn baby was found abandoned in a rubbish bin

A WOMAN has been arrested in Seville after her newborn baby girl was discovered abandoned on December 19 in a rubbish bin with her...

Spain’s Civil Guard uses DNA to track down SICK dog owner who abandoned eight puppies in a rubbish bin

THE SPANISH Civil Guard is investigating a man from Valladolid province after he allegedly abandoned eight puppies in a rubbish container. The authorities used...

Police in Spain’s Toledo launch investigation after brothers found gunned down in remote country road

SPAIN’S Civil Guard has launched an investigation after two brothers were found shot dead in a remote country road in Toledo province.  The victims, aged...

Woman in Spain’s Basque Country killed in home by stray bullet from boar hunter’s gun

A 75-YEAR-OLD woman died in hospital in Spain’s Basque Country region this weekend after apparently being accidentally shot in the head by a hunter...

Police explain how cyclists in groups have priority over drivers at roundabouts in Spain

SPAIN’S Civil Guard has published a graphic on X (formerly Twitter) in a bid to clarify the rules of roundabouts when they are being...

Police in Spain ramp up spot checks to catch drink and drug drivers during the Christmas period – after...

SPAIN’S DGT traffic authority is ramping up spot checks in a bid to nab drink and drug drivers during the Christmas period. The plan, which...

‘We found them in the trash’: Authorities open probe after African migrants pictured in Spain wearing police uniforms

SPAIN’S Civil Guard has opened an investigation after a photo spread via social media of a group of African migrants wearing its regulation clothing.  The...

Spain’s Civil Guard arrests hackers in Alicante who targeted 168 different companies via ransomware

SPAIN’S Civil Guard has arrested two international hackers in Alicante province who used ransomware to attack 168 different companies.  The operation was carried out in...

Spain’s Civil Guard launches probe after nine wild horses found shot dead in Galicia

THE CIVIL GUARD has launched an investigation after nine wild horses were found dead in Spain’s northwestern Galicia region. The animals showed clear signs...

Body found floating in Malaga port on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE LIFELESS corpse of a man was located in the early hours of Sunday morning floating in Malaga port on Spain’s Costa del Sol.  The...

Search for missing paddle surfers Maxi, 29, and Emmanuel, 34, is suspended two weeks after they vanished off Spain’s...

THE SEARCH for two Argentine paddle surfers who disappeared off the coast of the Costa del Sol on August 27 has been called off....

Prosecutor in Spain opens probe after bull violently gores three smaller steers in the full view of a crowd...

THE PUBLIC prosecutor has opened an investigation into possible animal cruelty offences, after a video went viral of a fighting bull violently goring three...

Man who ‘filmed his killer dogs eating live GOATS before posting the videos online’ is arrested in Spain’s Mallorca

A MAN has been arrested in Mallorca for animal cruelty charges after he was recorded offering live baby goats to his two dogs for...

IN PICS: Bulls roam free on Spain’s A-3 motorway in Valencia after transport truck overturns

A GROUP of bulls managed to escape from their transport truck on Monday, after the vehicle suffered an accident on the A-3 motorway near...

Spain’s Civil Guard nabs British holidaymaker at Santander ferry port over unpaid hotel bill

HE NEARLY got away with it… A 64-year-old British holidaymaker was arrested by the Spanish Civil Guard as he was about to board a...

Seven-year-old boy dies in Spain’s Castellon province after falling out of window

A BOY aged seven died on Wednesday after falling out of a fourth-floor apartment in Benicarlo in Castellon province. The Civil Guard told the...

Spain’s Civil Guard arrests more than 100 people on suspicion of €1m SMS bank fraud scam

GOT A STORY? Email us at tips@theolivepress.es MORE than 100 people have been arrested by the Spanish Civil Guard on suspicion of defrauding as...

Tourist coach carrying 49 people, most of them children, crashes in Spain’s Picos de Europa National Park

A TOURIST coach that was carrying 49 people, many of them children, was involved in a dramatic accident on Monday as it was ascending...

Cops in Spain’s Tenerife arrest three after SMS bank phishing scam nets them €200,000 

THE CIVIL GUARD has made three arrests in Tenerife after detecting an SMS phishing scam that conned as many as 170 people across Spain....

Woman, 74, left hospitalised in Valencia region after bull escapes and rampages through streets

A 74-YEAR-OLD woman was left in a critical condition on Saturday, after a bull escaped from a local taurine event in the Valencia region...

Off-duty civil guard saves woman who was being attacked by a man with a drill

A TRAINEE member of Spain’s Civil Guard on Sunday saved a woman from a man who was allegedly trying to kill her with a...

In joint operation between Spain and UK, authorities bust cocaine smugglers using recreational boats

SPAIN’S Civil Guard has carried out a joint operation with UK authorities to bust a drug-trafficking gang that was using recreational boats to smuggle...

Spain’s Civil Guard busts gang who stole from football players while they were training

SPAIN’S Civil Guard has arrested four people on suspicion of stealing at least 123 cellphones for a value of €60,000 from an unusual target:...

No dope: Man absolved of cannabis possession in Spain because the drugs ‘were to be shared with friends’

A MAN who was arrested in Spain in March 2020 in possession of more than two kilos of cannabis has been absolved of his...

Spain’s Civil Guard busts gang who stole €1m thanks to identity theft

THE CIVIL GUARD has busted a gang who was using stolen ID cards to fraudulently apply for credit, racking up €1 million of ill-gotten...

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