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Greengrocer who held up seven banks in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain is caught after skipping jail...

A greengrocer turned professional bank robber who did not return to prison after getting a release permit, has been arrested in Hondon de los...

Costa Blanca drugs traffickers use post offices in Spain to mail narcotics to UK and USA

THREE Czech nationals have been arrested for running a mail order drugs service out of the Costa Blanca. They were based in Playa de San...

Costa Blanca man admits financing terrorism and recruiting supporters at Spain’s National Court

A San Vicente del Raspeig man has been jailed for six years and fined €1,300 after admitting to financing terrorism and trying to recruit...

Drone flying into protected airspace causes emergency alert at busy Costa Blanca airport in Spain

A drone owner faces a fine of up to €225,000 after causing an emergency alert at Alicante-Elche airport. An airline pilot sighted the drone flying...

Men stabbed Valencia Metro passengers in Spain to steal mobile phones

TWO men have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for stealing mobile phones from passengers using Valencia's Metro trains. The duo, aged 27 and 31,...

Ex-British boxer with violent past gets arrested for beating up girlfriend at Mallorca hotel in Spain

A British ex-professional boxer, Stephen Kinnersley, has been arrested by the Guardia Civil for assaulting his partner at a Mallorca hotel. Kinnersley, 43, was detained...

Suspected jihadist terrorist recruiter arrested in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A 41-year-old suspected terrorist has been arrested in Elche by the Guardia Civil. The man, a Norwegian national of Iraqi descent, was detained in the...

Bogus coppers kidnap Russian couple to get cryptocurrency wallet codes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Guardia Civil is probing the kidnapping of a Russian couple by bogus police officers in the San Juan beach area of Alicante on...

Man dies after clinging onto rear view mirror of speeding lorry on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A lorry driver has been arrested over the death of a man who clung onto his vehicle's rear view mirror for three kilometres before...

Narcoboat and money laundering gang broken up in Costa Blanca and Almeria areas of Spain

A drug smuggling gang used high-speed boats to ship narcotics from North Africa to Spanish beaches and marinas before resorting to money laundering to...

Spain’s smallest populated island off Costa Blanca gets ready for summer day-tripper surge

SPAIN'S smallest populated island- Tabarca- is getting ready for a summer surge of over 300,000 visitors. Tabarca is the only inhabited island in Valencia Community...

‘Kamikaze’ driver travelling in wrong direction causes three accidents and leaves three injured in Spain’s Andalucia

A CONFUSED ‘Kamikaze’ driver travelling in wrong direction has caused mayhem on Andalucian roads this weekend. According to the 112 emergency coordination centre, the incident...

Bogus sports physiotherapist abused child athlete on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN unqualified sports physiotherapist has been arrested for sexual assaulting a child aged under 16. The Guardia Civil detained the 43-year-old man at his Alicante...

Police in Spain’s Valencia arrest blackmailers extorting men who booked escorts

THE Guardia Civil in Valencia has brought down a blackmail gang targetting men who cancelled appointments with escorts. Five Spanish nationals- four men and a...

Illegal slaughterhouse raided in Madrid area which supplied Asian restaurants across Spain

AN illegal Madrid area slaughterhouse supplying meat to Asian restaurants in eight provinces has been closed down by the Guardia Civil. Six people who ran...

Mother arrested for killing young son and abusing twin brother on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 27-month-old boy died in Bigastro on Saturday and his twin brother suffered various injuries after alleged systematic assaults by their mother. A woman, 32,...

Spain’s Guardia Civil investigate after woman’s body found in Guadiana River

THE Guardia Civil is investigating after a woman’s body was found in the Guadiana River on the Portuguese shore. The body of a middle-aged woman...

Mass vehicle test scam sees defective cars getting ‘pass’ certificates in Spain’s Mar Menor area

A massive scam has been uncovered at San Javier's ITV vehicle testing station in the Murcia region, with defective cars sailing through road safety...

Riddle of human skull found in irrigation drain in Spain’s Valencia City

PART of a human skull was discovered by workers cleaning the banks of an irrigation ditch in Valencia City on Saturday. The skull, minus its...

Dangerous dogs escape and attack passers-by in Valencia area of Spain

THE owner of seven dangerous dogs in Beniarjo has been arrested after his animals kept escaping and attacking people. A 36-year-old Spaniard has been arrested...

Rare medieval codex turns up 84 years after vanishing during Civil War in Spain

A rare codex dating back to the 13th century has been recovered in Spain after it went missing in 1938. A soldier 84 years ago...

Drunk British tourist causes chaos on Spain’s Mallorca with hotel and police assaults, just hours into his holiday

A British man, 46, kicked off his Mallorca holiday with a night in the police cells and hospital, after a drunken rampage in his...

Leader of Madrid-based gang jailed for stealing catalytic converters across Spain

A criminal gang who stole catalytic converters across Spain has been brought down by the Guardia Civil after thefts in Alicante Province. Five Romanian nationals...

Benidorm’s Terra Natura park welcomes deadly tarantula and snakes seized from Costa Blanca house in Spain

A poisonous tarantula and two snakes have been removed from an Altea house and taken to Benidorm's Terra Natura nature and animal park. Altea council...

Hi-tech electronic scam foiled to give written driving test answers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A written driving test candidate went to extraordinary lengths to pass the exam by using hi-tech gear at the Alicante test centre. Driving tests in...

Massive bust sees arrest of corrupt police officers who helped gangs smuggle drugs into Spain

A HUGE investigation into drug trafficking has led to sixty arrests including a network of police officers who helped gangs smuggle their illicit wares...

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