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Spain’s National Police make nine arrests in Melilla over suspicions of postal vote fraud scheme

SPAIN’S National Police force has made nine arrests as investigations continue into alleged voter fraud in the North African city of Melilla ahead of...

Court opens probe into possible voter fraud in Spain’s North African city Melilla

A COURT in the North African city of Melilla has opened an investigation into possible voter fraud ahead of the local and regional elections...

Spain’s public prosecutor shelves probe into Melilla migrant tragedy that claimed 23 victims

SPAIN’S public prosecutor has shelved a probe into the migrant tragedy that occurred at the border fence separating the Spanish exclave city of Melilla...

Opposition party calls on Spain’s interior minister to quit over Melilla migrant tragedy that killed 23

SPAIN’S main opposition Popular Party (PP) has called on Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska (pictured above) to be sacked over the Melilla migrant tragedy in...

Civil Guard admits using scores of gas canisters during Melilla migrant tragedy that left 23 dead

THE SPANISH Civil Guard has admitted that it used a huge amount of riot material, such as tear gas, during the migrant tragedy in...

Spain to spend €20m to assist transfer of unaccompanied minors from migration hotspots to peninsula

THE SPANISH government is planning to assign €20 million to the country’s regions to support the voluntary reception of unaccompanied migrant minors. The youngsters...

BBC documentary about Spanish border tragedy prompts fresh calls from political parties for explanations

A DOCUMENTARY from the BBC about the tragic migrant deaths in June this year at the border between Morocco and the Spanish city of...

Thirteen arrests made in joint Spanish-Moroccan swoop on suspected jihadists 

SPAIN’S National Police today arrested 10 people in the North African city of Melilla and one person in the Spanish city of Granada due...

Pressure mounts for Spain to investigate deaths of 23 migrants at Melilla border

THE United Nations has joined calls for Spain to investigate the deaths of at least 23 migrants as they tried to cross the border...

Land borders to reopen between Spain’s enclaves and Morocco 

PEOPLE will be able to cross between Morocco and Spain’s North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla for the first time since before the...

Dozens of arrests across Spain over newborn baby nationality scam aimed at getting residency for Moroccan women

THE Policia Nacional have busted a scam using newborn babies of pregnant immigrants as a way to get Spanish residency. Moroccan women paid up to...

Amnesty International slams Spain’s ‘double standards’ in dealing with refugees and migrants

THE Spanish government has been heavily criticised in the latest report by Amnesty International over its treatment of migrants. The NGO accused Spain of ‘double...

4.9 earthquake with epicentre in the Alboran Sea is felt in Malaga, Melilla, Granada and Almeria

AN earthquake of magnitude 4.9 with an epicentre in Alboran has been clearly felt in Melilla, and also in several locations in the provinces...

Spain’s Melilla to close all bars and restaurants and implement ‘rule of six’ to fight coronavirus resurgence

MELILLA has ordered for the closure of its bars and restaurants in a bid to tackle a surge in coronavirus. The city's public health...

One dead and eight injured in Melilla migrant fence jump on Spain – Morocco border

A MIGRANT was killed and eight others injured as a 300 strong gang tried to jump a border fence to enter Spanish territory. According to...

Ministry of Interior authorises first transfer of migrants from Melilla to mainland Spain since the lockdown started

THE Ministry of Interior has authorised the first transfer of migrants from Melilla to mainland Spain.

Around 50 migrants successfully jump the fence and enter Spain’s Melilla, in the largest illegal entry since May 2019

AROUND 50 migrants have successfully entered Melilla illegally this morning from Morocco.

BREAKING: All flights from mainland Spain to Balearic and Canary islands prohibited from midnight tonight

ALL flights from mainland Spain to the Balearic and the Canary islands have been cancelled.

IN PICS: African migrant found inside GLOVE BOX of car heading to Spain

The vehicle was stopped by border police while trying to enter the Spanish territory of Melilla

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM? New police appeal for British boy missing from Spain, mum and grandad WANTED for his...

Alex is white, with blond hair, about 5ft, slim and has a northern accent

WATCH: Border police in Spain discover migrants hiding in MATTRESSES strapped to car roof

The driver managed to run from the vehicle back into Morocco

17 African migrants killed and 100 rescued in shipwreck off Spain’s Costa del Sol

The total death toll of migrants travelling to Spain now reaches 566, a UN Migration Agency report confirmed today, while the number of arrivals to Spain now stands at 49,013

Spanish passenger boat sails past floating bodies of dead migrants off coast of Spain (WARNING: Distressing images)

A PASSENGER boat off the coast of Spain was forced to turn around after sailing by tens of migrant bodies floating in the water...

Four migrants hidden inside boot and dashboard in one car at border in Melilla

Police officers inspected the car and found two men wedged into the boot, while another was curled inside the bonnet. 

Hundreds of migrants storm Spanish border in Melilla injuring police officers

Sub-Saharan African migrants scaled the 20-foot high fence with hooks and shoes with nails in the bottom so they could grip the crisscrossing steel fence. 

African boy found inside car dashboard after Moroccan tried smuggling him into Spain

An officer said the schoolboy had been stuffed into the tiny space between the engine and the passenger seat of the BMW X5.




Analysis: Why has Spain’s prime minister called snap elections?

SPAIN’S prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, has been famous for taking risky decisions throughout his political career. And most of the time, these decisions have...


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