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Sex assault victim tricked out of €10,000 compensation by attacker declaring bankruptcy in Spain’s Valencia

A former Valencia area councillor has declared himself bankrupt to avoid paying €10,000 in compensation to a female employee he sexually abused. The woman's solicitor,...

Former King of Spain Juan Carlos frets over British court’s appeal hearing on whether to grant him immunity in...

THE Spanish royal family finds itself washing its dirty laundry in public as a British court will rule on a dispute between former King...

Police officer becomes first person in Spain with criminal conviction for spreading ‘fake news’ on social media

A Guardia Civil officer has become the first person criminally convicted in Spain of spreading 'fake news'. He used a social media account to falsely...

Prosecutor drops fraud and corruption charges against former Barcelona footballer Neymar in Spain

THE Public Prosecutor has dropped corruption and fraud charges on Friday against football star Neymar and others concerning the Brazilian’s 2013 move from Santos...

Not all animals in Spain are equal

Spain's PSOE party is wanting to place hunting and working dogs into a loophole in the new animal rights law proposed to protect companion animals.

Europol most wanted list: Spain’s most dangerous alleged fugitives revealed

SPAIN’S most dangerous alleged criminals have evaded police who suspect them of horrific crimes, and now their profiles have been made public.  Europol on Wednesday...

CYBERCRIME ALERT: Latest WhatsApp scam alerted by Spanish police

SPAIN recorded more than 305,000 cybercrimes last year, 2021, according to the Statistical Crime System (SEC). The theft of personal data on the Internet is...

EXPLAINER: What Spain’s new ‘only yes means yes’ law means for rape victims in Spain

SPAIN'S Congress approved a ‘yes means yes’ law on Thursday, qualifying all non-consensual sex as rape. The legislation passed with 205 votes in favour, 141...

Far-right British extremist based on Spain’s Costa Blanca in extradition setback over inciting racist attacks in UK

THE National Court has approved the extradition of a Costa Blanca-based far-right British extremist on two counts of inciting racist attacks in the United...

Man refused full custody of son despite ‘harm’ fears of ex-wife being Hare Krishna believer in Spain’s Murcia

A man has lost a bid to get full custody of his son claiming he is being harmed because his ex-wife practices the Hare...

Spain’s top court orders end of height discrimination against female police force recruits

THE Supreme Court has ordered the Policia Nacional to stop discriminating against 'shorter' woman wanting to join it. A prospective female candidate filed a complaint...

MPs in Spain back new law to enshrine memory of people killed by General Franco regime

SPANISH MPs have approved a new law that will enshrine the memory of victims of dictator General Franco. The bill was backed by 173 lawmakers...

Spain slammed over Basque Country woman forced to have caesarean section birth

A United Nations committee says a Basque Country woman should be compensated after being forced to have a caesarean section birth which involved having...

Ryanair ordered to pay flight delay compensation by court in Spain’s Mallorca after four-year tussle

A Mallorca court has awarded six Ryanair passengers €1,533 in compensation after their flights were delayed in the summer of 2018. The Irish budget airline...

Ex-Catalunya president Carles Puigdemont wins latest battle to stop extradition to Spain

EX-CATALUNYA president Carles Puigdemont has had his European Parliament immunity restored by the European Court of Justice(ECJ). It means that he cannot be extradited to...

Spain fails in latest bid to extradite Mallorca rapper from Belgium

MALLORCAN rapper Josep Miqeul Arenas, known as Valtonyc, has won another Belgian court ruling which has again refused Spain's bid to extradite him. The Ghent...

Spain makes it a crime for pro-lifers to harrass women outside abortion clinics

A new law came into force on Thursday which stops women going for an abortion being harassed by demonstrators outside clinics in Spain. The measure...

Spain forms specialist hate crime police units to counter increase in racist and homophobic assaults

SPECIALIST hate crime police units are to be set up across Spain to counter a big rise in hate crime and discriminatory offences in...

Businessmen to face court over controversial Madrid Covid-19 PPE deal which paid for luxury cars and a yacht in...

A Madrid court will pursue a corruption case involving two businessmen over a €14.2 million PPE contract with Madrid City Council. The deal was struck...

Property owner stung with massive fine for bogus registration of immigrants in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia area man has picked up a €105,000 penalty for breaking Spain's immigration laws. The 52-year-old Pakistani national from Mislata was fined €525 each...

Network of overcrowded unhygienic flats housed trafficked migrants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Policia Nacional have raided six flats crammed with trafficked migrants in the north of Alicante City. The living conditions were described as 'very poor'. The...

Ex-King of Spain, Juan Carlos, looks to Court of Appeal to delay or stop London trial over surveillance of...

LAWYERS acting for Emeritus King, Juan Carlos, say they are going to the Court of Appeal over a key immunity ruling made last week. Justice...

Spy chief extradition from Spain to United States paused due to Human Rights court appeal

SPAIN'S National Court has suspended the extradition of former Venezuelan spy chief, General Hugo Carvajal, to the United States on drug-trafficking charges. The delay comes...

High Court in London rejects sovereign immunity for Spain’s Emeritus King, Juan Carlos, over damages claim by ex-mistress

SPAIN'S former monarch, Juan Carlos, could be forced to give evidence in a damages claim brought by his ex-mistress in a London High Court...

Woman snubbed by Costa Blanca court in Spain over ex-boyfriend posting sex image on WhatsApp

A woman's battle against a vindictive ex-boyfriend who posted a photo of her vagina on WhatsApp has again ended in failure at an Alicante...

United Nations slams child custody order to allegedly abusive father in Madrid area of Spain

A United Nations Human Rights panel has slammed a Madrid appeals court for granting an allegedly abusive father full custody of his seven-year-old daughter. The...

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