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Pensioner, 90, attacked by jewellery and TV set thief in Spain’s Murcia region

POLICE have arrested a thief who broke into an elderly woman's home in Aguilas and threatened her before stealing a television and some...

Six people die in nursing home fire in Valencia area of eastern Spain

SIX nursing home residents have died in a fire at a Valencia area property. 17 people, including emergency workers, needed hospital treatment for burns and...

British expat found dead in Spanish home after desperate UK relatives contact friend in Murcia

THE body of a British man was recovered from his Murcia region home after relatives in the UK could not contact him for three...

Elderly Alicante motorist gets smoked out over 10,000 cigar stash uncovered by police in Spain

A consignment of 9,780 illegal handmade cigars went up in smoke for a man who had his stash seized by the Guardia Civil. The motorist,...

Fruit rustlers steal tons of avocados to sell off at Costa Blanca markets in Spain

THREE avocado rustlers have been caught red-handed stealing 150 kilos of the fruit from a Costa Blanca farm. It was part of an overall haul...

Police stop anti-vaxxers pestering parents over COVID-19 jabs at Valencia area school in Spain

POLICE were summonsed to a Valencia Province school after anti-vaxxers harangued parents over their children getting COVID-19 vaccines. Eight anti-vaxxers appeared on Thursday lunchtime outside...

Two men rescued after helicopter crashes into Costa Blanca reservoir in Spain

A helicopter pilot and his colleague were rescued on Thursday after their aircraft crashed into an Alicante Province reservoir. The helicopter, which belongs to a...

Guardia Civil reveal drink-driving total during December campaign in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

143 motorists failed alcohol tests conducted by the Guardia Civil on Valencian Community roads in December. Drink-driving was the major road safety issue with excess...

Fake Iberian hams with €1 million retail price are seized during meat firm raids in Spain

THOUSANDS of falsely-labelled Iberian ham shoulders have been seized in a probe over a €1 million food fraud. Seven meat firms are been investigated by...

Elderly German woman identified as driving 35 kilometres on wrong side of AP-7 motorway in Costa Blanca area of...

THE Guardia Civil have found the motorist who travelled for 35 kilometres on the wrong carriageway of the AP-7 motorway on Sunday. A 75-year-old German...

Sextortionist blackmails Costa Blanca teenager on dating website in Spain

A San Juan de Alicante man, 43, has been arrested for blackmailing an Alicante Province woman on a dating website. The man forwarded private material...

Ex-Valencia president, Eduardo Zaplana, in money laundering quiz over €1.6 million Madrid apartment purchase in Spain

FORMER Valencia region president, Eduardo Zaplana, has suffered a new setback in trying to rebuke money laundering allegations involving up to €20 million. A new...

Dutch couple stole €20,000 of electricity to power up marijuana farm in Alicante area of Spain

A Dutch couple's excessive use of electricity for a marijuana farm led to their downfall in Aspe, Alicante Province. Guardia Civil officers detected a massive...

Cybercrime police in Murcia locate scammers who sold undelivered cars across Spain

TWO fraudsters have been arrested by the Guardia Civil for selling second-hand cars online which were never delivered to customers. The probe was launched in...

Parents arrested as baby suffers brain injuries and is placed into induced coma at Valencia General Hospital in Spain

A four-week old baby has been put in an induced coma after suffering brain injuries compatible with abuse. The boy's parents, aged 20 and 21,...

Costa Blanca ‘possessed’ killer gets life sentence for stabbing mother 69 times at their home in Spain

A man has been jailed for life for the 2020 murder of his 67-year-old mother in San Vicente del Raspeig. An Alicante jury convicted the...

Luxury holiday rental villas on Spain’s Costa Blanca converted into indoor drug farms

TWO rented villas in the Calpe area of the Costa Blanca were used as indoor marijuana farms by two Lithuanian men. A 32-year-old man has...

Big cocaine stash discovered hidden in rice shipment to port of Valencia in Spain

A container of rice shipped in to Valencia from South America had 626 kilos of cocaine hidden within it. The Guardia Civil and the Tax...

Woman, 80, dies after heated row with elderly husband in Valencia area of Spain

AN 80-year-old woman died on Saturday after a heated argument with her husband in Miramar, Valencia Province. Her partner, also in his 80s, pushed her...

Andalucia migrant death tragedy in Spain as dinghies sink off Almeria coast

SPAIN'S Salvamento Maritimo(Maritime Rescue) is searching for ten migrants who disappeared from two dinghies off the Almeria coast. The Salvamar Spica is spearheading the search...

Luxury cars seized as major European cryptocurrency fraudster is arrested in Valencia area of Spain

A man branded as one of Europe's leading cryptocurrency scammers has been arrested in Valencia City and assets worth €2.5 million seized. The Portuguese man,...

Violent knife-wielding youths commit 21 robberies in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

TWO youths committed 21 robberies in the Costa Blanca and Murcia areas without hesitating to beat up anybody that stood in the way. The violent...

Grapes of wrath for Costa Blanca vineyard owner in Spain who was not paid for UK export deal

A Catalan businessman has been arrested for scamming an Alicante Province farmer out of 45 tons of grapes that ended up in Manchester. The farmer...

Man claims bouncers beat him up outside Costa Blanca night club in Spain

A Denia man has accused four night club security workers of attacking and injuring him for no good reason. The 43-year-old victim has filed a...

Alicante area robbers stole dozens of cars and electrical goods from over 80 homes in Spain

A major Alicante Province home robbery gang has been broken up in a joint Guardia Civil-Policia Nacional operation. 14 people have been arrested and two...

Jewellery thieves arrested in road chase on Spain’s Costa Blanca after robbing homes in Murcia and Valencia

TWO jewellery thieves who took watches, rings, and bracelets worth over €116,000 from four homes in the Murcia and Valencia areas have been arrested...

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