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‘POWER GRAB’ as luxury villa used so much electricity for marijuana farm on Spain’s Costa Blanca that it blacked-out...

A Spanish couple rented a luxury villa in Calpe to set up a fully-fledged massive indoor marijuana farm. Their...

Costa Blanca scammers with €1.5 million of fake notes con businessman in €50,000 switch in Spain

AN Altea business owner was scammed out of €50,000 by a Torrevieja-based family gang who switched genuine bank notes for fakes.

Dumb thieves travel 400 kilometres to break Benidorm curfew and are identified after supermarket robberies on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE young robbers travelled over 400 kilometres from Zaragoza to Benidorm to break into a couple of supermarkets by smashing the windows...

‘ARRIVERDERCI’ to Benidorm Italian restaurant boss on Spain’s Costa Blanca arrested over 78 cash point robberies in Italy

A Benidorm restaurant owner has been arrested for being part of a gang in Italy that blew up bank ATMs in 73...

SIBLING SHOCKER as children are jailed for killing their infirm mother and stealing her pension in Spain’s Aragon region

TWO siblings have been jailed after killing their mother, stuffing her body into a closet, and continuing to collect her state pension...

Dogs get life-saving blood transfusions as farmers use illegal chemicals on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Costa Blanca farmers have been arrested for using an illegal pesticide that poisoned two dogs. The animals needed...

COVID burglars arrested in Valencia Province

THREE people have been arrested for allegedly committing 14 burglaries in Valencia and Castellon provinces while being infected with COVID.

Man refuses to let historic sexual abuse by Jesuit priests at Alicante school in Spain go unpunished over 63...

A man who says he was abused by priests at a Jesuit-run boarding school in Alicante believes that there have been many...

ILLEGALLY-OPEN restaurant on Spain’s Costa Blanca hides diners to avoid arrest in COVID-19 rule swoop

A police raid on an Elche restaurant over COVID-19 rule-breaking proved to be far from a routine matter, as diners tried to...

BUSTED: Costa Blanca prostitution gang who cheated COVID-19 travel rules to lure victims into Spain

POLICE have smashed a Costa Blanca-based European prostitution gang that supplied women with fake medical papers to beat COVID-19 border closures.

Dumb lorry driver is no Willy Wonka as he flogs off 12 tons of stolen chocolate for virtually nothing...

A 36-year-old lorry driver has been arrested in Callosa de Segura after selling his stolen 12 ton consignment of German chocolate at...

Hacker hijacks domestic violence Zoom link with Hitler videos and death threats to abused victim on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ONE or more hackers disrupted a Zoom conference about domestic violence to make death threats and post fascist videos.

YEAR-LONG ordeal of malnourished woman exploited and imprisoned in garage of house on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Algerian woman is recovering in an Alicante Province hostel after she was virtually imprisoned in an Agost house for over a...

A young woman in Spain is arrested after abandoning her newborn baby in Algeciras hospital

THE Policia Nacional have arrested a 23-year-old woman in Algeciras accused of abandoning her newborn child in the Punta Europa hospital in...

Woman issues ‘Liam Neeson-style’ threat to person who shot her cat in the leg on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN angry cat owner, whose pet was shot in an Alicante area street, has quoted Liam Neeson's famous line from the 'Taken'...

Benidorm area riddle of missing Polish businessman flush with cash on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Polish businessman who disappeared last autumn may have been murdered at his Costa Blanca rental villa by members of a drugs...

Police arrest vicious home robbers who tied up and assaulted victims on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE members of a violent home robbery gang have been arrested on the southern Costa Blanca in a joint operation by the...

Columbian terrorist and mass murderer is arrested in Spain’s Alicante Province

A terrorist wanted by Columbia for the killing of at least 24 people has been arrested in Alicante Province.

Bogus Interpol officer threatened women if they did not meet him in woodland tourist spot on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Alicante man pretended to be an Interpol officer in an elaborate ruse to threaten women if they refused to meet him.

‘OPEN VERDICT’ from Wakefield coroner with still no Spanish police report over 2018 Malaga area shooting of Sean Hercules

A West Yorkshire coroner has recorded an open verdict over the death of British criminal, Sean Hercules, on the Costa del Sol...

Holiday home burglary gang stole from at least 30 properties on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a ten-strong gang that stole and then sold items pinched from at least 30 Torrevieja holiday homes.

Man takes his own life with single gun shot on Murcia’s Mar Menor after killing his business partner

POLICE are trying to piece together two deaths in the Murcia region after a man was shot dead in El Palmar and...

Romanian arrested in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca for his part in multi-million US dollar online scam

A Romanian man accused of being part of gang that ripped off seven million US dollars in an online scam has been...

CON MAN with a British passport enjoys hotel stays across Spain thanks to bogus credit card bookings

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in Mallorca for scamming 12 hotels across Spain with bogus credit card details.

Four members of drugs gang led by notorious Irish criminal John Gilligan are arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Four people who posted marijuana to the UK from the southern Costa Blanca have been arrested by the Policia Nacional.

Couple arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca over serious injuries to three-month-old baby

A couple have been arrested in Alcoy after their three-month-old daughter was admitted to hospital with rib fractures and bruises.

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‘POWER GRAB’ as luxury villa used so much electricity for marijuana farm on Spain’s Costa Blanca that it blacked-out...

A Spanish couple rented a luxury villa in Calpe to set up a fully-fledged massive indoor marijuana farm. Their...