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Killer jailed after fatal assault on an old man at his Costa Blanca holiday home in Spain

A 28-year-old man has been jailed for 20 years after killing an old man at his Costa Blanca holiday home before stealing €651. The unnamed...

‘Black Widow’ gets extra jail time for killing new husband in a carpark on Spain’s Costa Blanca

VALENCIA'S Supreme Court has extended a long prison sentence for a woman who murdered her husband of two weeks in an Alicante area car...

Cocaine and crystal meth dealers arrested in major operation on Mallorca in Spain

FIVE people were detained this Wednesday morning(October 20) in a major Policia Nacional operation against a Mallorca drugs gang. The dealers sold cocaine, crystal meth...

Priest avoids jail time after approving marriages of convenience in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

A former Murcia City parish priest has avoided time in prison after being convicted of carrying out 16 marriages of convenience between 2001 and...

Drinkers watch man douse petrol around a Costa Blanca bar in Spain and threaten to set it on fire

A man went into an Alicante bar early this Tuesday morning and emptied two cans of petrol before threatening to set fire to the...

EXPLAINER: Why victims of a cooking oil poisoning scandal staged a lock-in at Spain’s top museum

SURVIVORS of a cooking oil poisoning scandal locked themselves in for 90 minutes inside a room at Madrid's El Prado museum this Tuesday morning. The...

British drugs smuggler Brian Charrington starts ‘narco’ yacht retrial in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE retrial of British drug trafficker, Brian Charrington, started in Alicante on Monday(October 18). His original 2018 trial and conviction was quashed by the Supreme...

Thieves steal from passengers in car rental zones of Costa Blanca airport in Spain

THREE men have been arrested for stealing from arriving passengers at Alicante-Elche airport. They've been charged with six thefts as well as document forgery and...

Drunk motorist’s car climbs pavement to hit five people in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIVE people were mowed down by a drunk driver in Torrevieja on Sunday morning(October 17) Two of those hit at around 4.00 am were taken...

Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca pilots online booking scheme to see the Guardia Civil

TORREVIEJA'S Guardia Civil is taking part in a pilot scheme where residents will be able to book an appointment online to file a complaint. Three...

Brutal killer of British expat woman on the Costa Blanca is jailed for 25 years in Spain

A Dutch national who befriended a British expat woman has been jailed for over 25 years after he killed her to snatch €550 from...

Two British men are jailed for over 19 years for committing violent Costa Blanca revenge robbery in Spain

TWO British men, 44 and 54, have each been jailed for 19 years and six months for a violent robbery committed in La Nucia...

Alicante area sweatshop owner in Spain ‘locked up’ workers for poorly paid 12 hour shifts with no COVID-19 protection

A textile factory owner has been arrested in Alicante Province for running a sweatshop that exploited employees. The businessman, 44, was detained by the Policia...

Developers of unfinished Trampolin Hills urbanisation in Spain’s Murcia go on trial for defrauding overseas home buyers

TWO men accused of conning foreign property buyers at a Murcia development have gone on trial and blamed each other. One of them claimed to...

Man shoots at police and fire-raises cars with Molotov Cocktails during street attack in Spain’s Murcia region

A street in a Murcia region was plunged into chaos this Tuesday morning when a man threw Molotov Cocktails at several cars and fired...

Headless body found in Guadalquivir river in Spain’s Cordoba

THE headless body of a man was found floating in the Guadalquivir River as it passes through Cordoba. Police, firefighters, rescue workers and medical staff...

Drug smugglers caught loading four tonnes of hashish from Mar Menor fishing boat onto a lorry in Spain

CUSTOMS officers pounced in San Pedro del Pinatar as a fishing boat cargo of 4.3 tonnes of hashish was being unloaded. A refrigerated lorry pulled...

Youths arrested for attempted murder as they mowed down teenagers on bicycles on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A revenge attack has seen three young men arrested in Gandia for trying to kill three minors by ploughing into their bicycles with a...

Gang of six arrested in Spain for kidnapping plot with €20,000 ransom demand

OFFICERS from Spain’s National Police and the Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested five men and a woman between 22 and 42 years old, who are...

Costa Blanca queue-jumping COVID-19 vaccine mayor set for bribery trial in Spain

A Villajoyosa judge says there's enough evidence to try La Nucia mayor, Bernabe Cano, for COVID-19 vaccine queue-jumping. The Partido Popular mayor got an injection...

Costa Blanca money launderers linked to British-involved pyramid con are arrested in Spain

A San Miguel de Salinas-based money laundering gang that handled €2 million in stolen cash has been broken up by the Guardia Civil. Four ring-leaders...

Gym owner is arrested for sexually abusing 11 girls in his Costa Blanca premises in Spain

AN Elche gym owner and judo instructor has been remanded into custody over alleged child sex abuse at his premises. The man, 60, has run...

Fake Costa Blanca physiotherapist jailed after conning clients via social media sites in Spain

A bogus physiotherapist has been jailed by an Alicante court after one of his victims paid for 225 sessions and showed no improvement. The unnamed...

Mother arrested for forcing her two sons to live homeless on the streets of the Mar Menor in Spain

A Los Alcazares woman has been arrested for child abandonment after throwing out her two sons from her home to 'teach them a lesson'. Their...

Teenage Spanish flag burner faces fine of up to €30,000 for incident in Murcia City centre

A teenager has been arrested for setting fire to a Spanish flag in the centre of Murcia City. The man, 19, was detained by the...

Dead giveaway as bakery robber with flour-stained clothes is arrested on a Costa Blanca street in Spain

AN Elche bakery robber has been arrested after police spotted him in the street with flour stains on his clothes. The man, 42, forced his...

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