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Spain’s Socialist Party files lawsuit after far-right protestors hanged and beat effigy of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on New...

SPAIN’S governing Socialist Party (PSOE) has filed a lawsuit with the public prosecutor after a group of far-right protesters hanged and beat with sticks...

Spain’s prime minister as a piñata: Who was behind the New Year’s Eve protest in Madrid that saw an...

IN MADRID it is a New Year’s Eve tradition to flock to central Sol square, where crowds of revellers welcome in the new year...

Real Madrid star Vinicius questioned by judge over racist ‘monkey chants’ by Valencia football fans in Spain

REAL MADRID striker Vinicius was questioned for around 40 minutes on Thursday by a judge investigating racist insults directed at him during his side's...

Reveller files denuncia against Fuengirola club for alleged homophobia after ‘being refused entry for being gay’

A GROUP of young party-goers have filed a complaint against a Costa del Sol nightclub alleging they were barred entry for being gay. It was...

Swimming pool guards arrested for hate crimes in Spain’s Valencia after telling veil-wearing woman to ‘f—ing go back to...

TWO SECURITY GUARDS at the Benicalap municipal swimming pool in Valencia have been arrested for hate crimes after allegedly stopping her entering the facility...

Neo-Nazi skinheads in Spain burst into mosque to interrupt prayers and threaten to blow it up

GOT A STORY? Email us at tips@theolivepress.es THE POLICIA NACIONAL have arrested three men who burst into a Villareal mosque and threatened the congregation. The detained...

Spain’s La Liga wants powers to shut stadiums and ban supporters over racism

THE LA LIGA president says racism in top-flight Spanish football could be cut within six months if it was granted enough power to take...

Police arrest four men for hanging dummy of Real Madrid player Vinicius from bridge in Spain

THE POLICIA NACIONAL have arrested four men suspected of hanging a dummy of Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior from a Madrid area bridge in...

Arrest made over transphobic hate crime that saw transwoman kicked in the behind in Spain’s Malaga

A MAN has been arrested for a hate crime after running up behind a transgender woman and kicking her in the backside. The 28-year-old allegedly...

Franco supporter from Spain’s Valencia faces prison for making death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

A 51-year-old man from Paterna, Valencia Province, goes on trial on Thursday for posting social media death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Prosecutors have...

Costa Blanca councillor insulted by homophobic youths while holding hands with husband during seaside walk in Spain’s Santa Pola

A Costa Blanca councillor has slammed a homophobic insult shouted at him during a seaside walk with his husband on Saturday Mariano Valera, Elche's Equality...

Far-right ‘ultras’ charged with hate crimes after tearing down gay ‘rainbow’ flag from public square in Spain’s Mar Menor...

TWO far-right extremists have been charged with hate crimes after tearing down and trampling on a gay 'rainbow' flag hoisted in a Los Alcazares...

Ukraine’s Honorary Consul condemns Russians beating up Ukrainian man in bar on Spain’s Costa Blanca

UKRAINE'S Honorary Consul in the Valencian Community has attacked the beating up of a Ukrainian resident in Torrevieja by allegedly three Russian nationals. Pablo Gil...

Racist drunk threatens to kill female hospital doctor in Spain’s Valencia

A drunk man threatened to kill a doctor in a Valencia hospital emergency department and uttered racist insults against her. The 34-year-old man was suffering...

Homophobic child mob attacks teacher on secondary school playground in Spain’s Valencia

AT least a dozen children have been expelled by a Valencia Province secondary school after a homophobic mob attack on a teacher. The expulsions have...

Task force set up to tackle hate crime in the schools and streets of Spain’s Costa Blanca South

HATE CRIMES and discrimination are to be tackled head on in Orihuela with a special task force within the local police. The municipality covers many...

Violent far-right hate group arrests after using social media as recruiting tool in Spain

SEVEN members of a violent ultra-right group that co-ordinated hate crimes via social media have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. One of those detained...

Gay couple threatened by teenage mob in Valencia days after city wins bid to host 2026 Gay Games in...

TWO teenagers have been arrested on hate crime charges after threatening two gay men in Valencia City. The abuse happened on Sunday evening, just three...

Man gets charged with hate crime after foul tirade at an Islamic wedding in a Costa Blanca mosque in...

AN Elche man has been arrested on hate crime charges after gate-crashing an Islamic wedding and threatening attendees. He punched one of the congregation members...

Costa Blanca fraudster arrested for online hate messages against Spain’s Guardia Civil

A con man is behind bars for a 2010 fraud after allegedly using over 4,300 social media profiles to spread hate messages against the...

Man who reported ‘homophobic attack’ in Madrid withdraws claims

A MAN who told police he was left covered in blood after a masked gang sliced a homophobic slur onto his buttock cheek with...

Pedro Sanchez will hold urgent ‘hate crime’ meeting after brutal homophobic attack in Spain’s Madrid

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez will host an urgent meeting this Friday(September 10) of a special committee trying to combat hate crime in Spain. Sanchez ordered...

Hate charges dropped against Madrid man over claims he wanted to spread COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MADRID man has had hate crime charges dropped by a judge after he appeared in a video claiming to have moved to the...

Christians twice as likely to be victims of hate crime than Muslims in Spain says shock study

The shocking figures were found by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.

OPINION: Accusing a Benidorm bar of a ‘hate crime’ for renting out a midget is political correctness gone mad

If an upcoming investigation finds their dwarf to be proud of his work, and doing it without any coercion or humiliation, then we should crouch behind him

Spanish comedian who blew nose on national flag set to have court case dropped

THE Prosecutor’s Office has asked that the case against Dani Mateo, the comedian who blew his nose on the Spanish flag, be dropped. It made...

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