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‘PARTY ANIMALS’ as teenagers drink alcohol and trash a holiday home on Spain’s Costa Blanca

11 teenagers aged between 16 and 19 have been arrested for trashing a holiday home and staging an illegal alcohol-fuelled party in Alicante City. A...

Squatter on Spain’s Costa Blanca gets a surprise with a visit from the ‘dead’ and locked-out owner

A young squatter got the shock of her life when the supposedly 'dead' owner of an Alicante City property tried to get back in. The...

Recruiter brings down child exploiters who ran a prostitution ring on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE have smashed a Costa Blanca child prostitution gang that pimped out sex abuse victims. The enterprise was busted after a child recruiter reported what...

British drug dealers on the Costa Blanca in Spain are jailed for sending cocaine parcel to Australia

THREE British men have been jailed after a parcel of drugs destined for Australia was intercepted at Alicante-Elche airport. X-ray scanners detected 855 grams of...

WEEDED OUT as police raid British-owned marijuana farm in Murcia region of Spain

FOUR British people have been arrested in the Murcia region for using a Jumilla area farm to grow marijuana. A high-tech cultivation system was used...

DODGY DETECTORIST on Spain’s Costa Blanca in hot water after he digs up a rare gold coin and tries...

A Costa Blanca man has been charged with illegally digging up a rare gold coin and putting it up for sale on the internet. The...

Mayor’s corruption quiz is delayed on Spain’s Costa Blanca but he still faces a resignation vote

ORIHUELA mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, will not be testifying tomorrow(April 30) over accusations that he embezzled over €200,000 of public money over a non-existent job. That...

Terrorist rabble-rousers arrested in Spain’s Granada for using social media to encourage outrages against France

THREE men have been arrested in southern Spain for using social media to encourage terrorist attacks against France. The men were detained by the Policia...

Nervy ‘narco’ gets spooked by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca who find his secret drugs farm

A shifty-looking man helped the Guardia Civil to stumble upon a marijuana farm on a Costa Blanca industrial estate. Officers were patrolling the estate on...

Two bullets mailed to Spain’s ex-Prime Minister Zapatero in latest threat to politicians

FORMER Prime Minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, has become the latest politician to be sent a threatening letter, accompanied by two bullets. Correos staff at...

Horrific homophobic attack by 13 youths on a man who suffered multiple fractures in a park on Spain’s Costa...

13 teenagers have been arrested for a brutal homophobic assault on a 43-year-old man in Alicante City. The man suffered a broken nose and cheekbone...

Bit off more than he could chew: Man defending girlfriend’s honour in Spain has penis bitten in street attack

A MAN defending his girlfriend’s honour ended up needing hospital treatment after he was bitten in the penis by a drunk. The 24-year-old victim was...

‘MYSTERY SHOPPER’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca hacked people’s identities to enable €79,000 spending spree

A Costa Blanca man spent over €79,000 on internet shopping sprees thanks to hacking the identities of at least 25 people. The 23-year-old fraudster has...

BRUTAL KILLING: Man in Spain’s Valencia on trial for murder of a friend who was ‘a bit homosexual’

The suspected murderer claims he didn’t mean to kill his friend and that he was taken by surprise by Horacio’s advances

Barcelona threatens war against irresponsible electric scooter riders

ELECTRIC scooter owners may have their machines seized by authorities if they commit repeated offences against pedestrians or other car users under plans being...

‘MASS ABUSE’ as hidden cameras record hundreds of naked clients at a Costa Blanca beauty salon in Spain

A couple made over 500 hidden camera recordings of naked female clients being treated at their Alicante Province beauty salon. Some of the customers at...

Belgian man wanted over €18 million sports gambling con is arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Belgian fugitive wanted over an €18 million sports betting scam has been arrested in Alfaz del Pi on the Costa Blanca. The 64-year-old man...

Fruit and veg shop customer is stabbed repeatedly by Alicante greengrocery assistants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO shop assistants have been arrested after a customer was stabbed multiple times after a row in an Alicante City greengrocery. Two men, aged 20...

Travelling ATM robbery gang on Spain’s Costa Blanca is arrested after rolling up in Cadiz area of Andalucia

A gang that stole ATMs and squatted in homes on the Costa Blanca has been arrested by the Alicante Guardia Civil. The Guardia launched Operation...

Police investigate locksmith rivalry on Spain’s Costa Blanca as dirty tricks sabotage competitor’s internet ad campaign

POLICE have interviewed four people from a locksmith company who bombarded a 'pop-up' internet advert featuring one of their rivals. The aim was to keep...

Madrid man on trial in Spain for murdering mother, chopping her into pieces and eating her

THE self-confessed cannibal also admitted feeding pieces of her to his pet dog. Alberto Sánchez Gómez is on trial in Madrid over the death of...

Cute-looking baby fox rescued on Spain’s Costa Blanca after it was advertised for sale on a website

A four-week old fox has been rescued by the Guardia Civil in Alicante after it was put up for sale on a second-hand goods...

‘BUYER BEWARE’ as mobile phone shop owners are arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca for selling fake accessories

FIVE Alicante City mobile phone stores that sold fake and potentially dangerous products have been raided by the Policia Nacional. The shop owners have been...

Ruthless thief stole bank cards from elderly foreigners in shops across Spain’s Mar Menor and Murcia region

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a Costa Blanca-based pickpocket who travelled up and down the coast to steal from elderly foreigners. The 57-year-old Romanian was...

Costa Blanca businessman is conned out of €153,000 by a bogus African diplomat in Spain

AN Elche businessman was conned out of €153,000 by a 42-year-old Nigerian man posing as an African diplomat. The fraudster lured him in with promises...

Greedy grandson steals €2,500 from his 99-year-old granny by using her bank card on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A grandson abused the trust of his 99-year-old grandmother by illegally using her bank card to defraud her of over €2,500. The Spaniard has been...

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