Friday, February 23, 2024
Home Tags Morocco

Tag: Morocco

What are ‘narcolanchas’? The boats used by drug traffickers to carry up to 3 TONNES of narcotics into Spain...

TWO Guardia Civil officers, David Perez, 43, and Miguel Angel Gomez, 39, were killed last week in the coastal town of Barbate after being...

Search for two young men who vanished whilst fishing off Spain’s Marbella is called off

THE desperate search for two young men who disappeared whilst fishing off the coast of the Costa del Sol has been called off after...

No sign of two young men who vanished while fishing off Spain’s Marbella – as more details emerge

TWO young men who disappeared off the Andalucian coast last Tuesday, January 16, remain unaccounted for as Spanish authorities continue their desperate search. The European...

French couple who ‘plotted to kill their 5-year-old son in the Sahara desert’ because they believed he was ‘possessed’...

SPANISH police have arrested a French couple in Algeciras for allegedly plotting to murder their five-year-old son in Morocco. According to authorities, the couple,...

Border guards find 90 kilos of cocaine with ‘Scarface’ pictures smugglers tried to take INTO Morocco from Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE have found 90 kilos of cocaine hidden inside a car smugglers tried to take into Morocco at a ferry port in Spain’s Andalucia. The...

Train from Spain to MOROCCO: Dream of underwater tunnel edges closer as bilateral research gathers pace – but what...

THE long-anticipated dream of an underwater train connecting Spain with Morocco could be that much closer.  New research funded by Spain and Morocco has identified...

Explainer: Spain chosen by Fifa to host 2030 World Cup – but it won’t be alone

FIFA, the international governing body for football, yesterday announced that it had chosen Spain as host for the 2030 World Cup. But there’s a...

Marbella firemen and rescue dog Rasty head to Morocco to help search for survivors following catastrophic earthquake

TWO FIREFIGHTERS from Marbella will be travelling to Morocco to assist with rescue efforts after the devastating earthquake that hit the North African country...

Two earthquakes shake Spain’s Andalucia just hours after deadly Morocco disaster – but experts insist they are not linked

THE two tremors that were felt over the weekend in Sevilla and Jaen, originally believed to be aftershocks of the earthquake in Morocco, are...

Spain mobilises relief aid for Morocco as earthquake death toll rises above 2,000

THE OVERNIGHT death toll released by the Moroccan authorities after Friday night’s devastating earthquake rose to at least 2,012 people, with another 2,059 reported...

Powerful earthquake leaves at least 820 dead in Morocco

A POWERFUL earthquake on Friday night left hundreds dead in Morocco, according to information released by the North African country’s Interior Ministry. At least...

Olives with ‘illegally high levels of pesticides’ are being imported into Spain from Morocco, health experts warn

A FOOD alert has been issued this week by the European Union in Spain warning that a shipment of olives exported from Morocco contain...

Arrival of 400 migrants on Spain’s southern coasts raises alarms for authorities

BOATS carrying around 400 migrants have arrived on the coasts of Spain’s Almeria, Granda and Murcia in just a few days. In many cases,...

Spain’s caretaker prime minister slammed by opposition for picking Morocco as holiday destination

NOT EVEN on vacation can Spain’s caretaker prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, escape attacks from the country’s opposition parties. This time, the Socialist Party leader...

A migrant travelling in a dinghy with another 33 people dies near Almeria’s coast

A MIGRANT travelling in a small boat with more than 30 people has died near the coast of Adra (Almeria).   The man was found dead...

Billboard installed by right-wing evictions company in Madrid targeted by protestors

A HUGE advertising billboard installed in central Madrid by a notorious right-wing evictions company continued to cause controversy on Friday, after activists partially covered...

Thirty years later, Supreme Court finally quashes rape conviction against Moroccan bricklayer

THE SUPREME COURT has quashed a rape conviction passed down to a Moroccan bricklayer for a sexual assault that took place more than 30...

‘Spain has become a Greece’: 39 feared to have drowned trying to reach the Canary Islands after rescue services...

AS many as 39 people, including four women and a baby, are feared to have died en route to the Canary Islands after their...

Watch: Man in Malaga falls off jet bridge onto tarmac in bid to reach missed plane

REGULAR AIR travellers will no doubt at some time have arrived too late for their flight, only to be faced with a closed gate....

Spain deploys more than 19,000 police officers to monitor return of millions of Moroccans to home country

FROM TODAY, Thursday, more than 19,000 Spanish police officers will begin to monitor what is known as Operación Paso del Estrecho, or Operation Crossing...

Gibraltar ramps up cultural and business links with Morocco opening office and holding events in Tangier

GIBRALTAR is ramping up cultural and business links with the Moroccan city of Tangier as the Rock moves ever closer to a possible hard...

Andalucia Birding Trip to Morocco a Success

There are some good people in the world, folk who give a lot of their time and energy to providing great experiences for others...

‘I’ll get you in the street’: Defendant threatens his own lawyer in Spain’s biggest ever narco mega-trial 

SPAIN’s largest ever drug trafficking trial was nearly derailed at the end of its first week after one of the defendants threatened his own...

Watch: Spain’s riot police involved in scuffles with Peruvian national football team after not recognising players

MEMBERS of Peru’s national football team were involved in scuffles with Spanish riot police on Monday evening, as they tried to leave their hotel...

Move over Ukraine: Spain and Portugal have a new Moroccan darling in their bid to host 2030 World Cup

Morocco has announced it will join forces with Spain and Portugal to launch a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The move would...

Spain and Portugal could include Morocco in 2030 World Cup hosting bid

SPAIN and Portugal's candidacy to host the 2030 World Cup may end up including a third country: Morocco.  The Spanish and Portuguese Football Federations are...

FOLLOW OLIVE PRESS

32,359FansLike
2,425FollowersFollow
23,696FollowersFollow
266FollowersFollow
9,903FollowersFollow
1,920SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS

Valencia fire latest: Four dead and many more missing after ‘Spain’s Grenfell’ gutters high-rise apartment block – as city...

AT least four people have been confirmed dead following Valencia's 'worst ever' fire that has already been dubbed 'Spain's Grenfell'. Emergency services fear many...

WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT

Register / Login to Comment