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Spain’s National Police and Colombian authorities deal major blow to Mexican Zetas drug gang

THE BOSS in Europe of the notorious Zetas Mexican drug gang has been arrested in Madrid, in an operation that netted the authorities 400...

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...

Cocaine cowboys: Three day search of animal cargo ship fails to find drugs

A THREE-DAY search by the Spanish authorities of a ship carrying 16,000 cows was called off after officers failed to find the five tonnes...

Ibiza-bound smuggler hides big drugs stash in car bumper on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A drug-smuggler's cunning plan failed after the Guardia Civil discovered a big stash of hashish in his car's back bumper, as he was about...

Guardia Civil seize 2 tons of hash in surprise dawn raid on popular beach in Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE seized nearly 2 tons of hashish after a dawn raid on two launches that landed on the popular Tarifa beach of Los Lances. The...

DRUG DINGHY DISCOVERED: Boat used by hashish traffickers found abandoned on beach in Spain’s Oropesa del Mar

Judging by the size and power of the boat, the authorities believe it could have been carrying up to two tonnes of hashish.

British flagged yacht boarded off coast of Spain had 400 kilos of hashish on board

POLICE and customs agents have seized a British-flagged yacht that had 400 kilos of hashish aboard. An air patrol which spotted the ketch acting suspiciously...

Gibraltar police act fast to arrest fine-payers on drug money suspicion

Six Spanish national were accused of paying the £10,000 fine with black money as it was all handed over in cash at Windmill Hill Prison.

Dramatic sea chase leads to arrests in Gibraltar waters

FOUR Spanish nationals have been arrested after a high speed chase off Sandy Bay along with a boat believed to be used for drug smuggling.

Gibraltar admits it needs to do more to fight dirty money after EU report

Gibraltar needs to improve money laundering and terrorist funding measures according to a European Council report published its findings this week.

Money laundering suspect arrested in Gibraltar during cross-frontier police operation

A local man has been arrested on money laundering charges related to drug smuggling by the Royal Gibraltar Police with the help of the Guardia Civil.

Customs officers attacked as they halt illegal tobacco smuggling in Gibraltar waters this morning

CUSTOMS officers resisted attacks by suspected smugglers to seize 1,500 cartons of tobacco this morning after a battle at sea.




Is bread bad for you? Scientists reveal the healthiest options for one of Spain’s most popular foods

SCIENTISTS have revealed the healthiest bread options, with results that may surprise you.  Although the World Health Organisation recommends just 250 grams of bread per...


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