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British drug lord arrested in Benidorm loses extradition hearing in Spain

A British man arrested on his motorbike at a routine Benidorm checkpoint has been approved for extradition by Spain's National Court. The Madrid court signed...

Women married to ISIS fighters repatriated to Spain and are arrested

TWO Spanish women who married ISIS extremists have been repatriated to Spain and arrested. They lived in squalid Syrian camps with 13 children- four of...

Spain to bring back ISIS wives and children staying in squalid Syrian detention camps

SPAIN'S government will bring home a group of Spanish women married to ISIS fighters who are being held in two Syrian detention camps. The repatriation...

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...

Dangerous Polish fugitive arrested inside Costa Blanca nightclub in Spain

A dangerous Polish criminal who ran a drug trafficking gang and tried to kill a rival gang leader, has been arrested at a Costa...

Young British fugitive accused of murder is arrested in Spain’s Andalucia

A British man has been arrested in Huelva Province over the fatal stabbing of man in the UK in August 2021. The 22-year-old, with the...

Costa Blanca man admits financing terrorism and recruiting supporters at Spain’s National Court

A San Vicente del Raspeig man has been jailed for six years and fined €1,300 after admitting to financing terrorism and trying to recruit...

Drug trafficking Polish fugitive facing many years in prison is caught living on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Polish fugitive has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Alicante and could face up to 33 years behind bars for drug trafficking...

Italian mafia boss mistakenly released in 2020 is arrested in Spain’s Catalunya region

AN Italian mafia boss mistakenly released from a Barcelona jail in October 2020, has been arrested by police at a routine checkpoint in Catalunya. Vittorio...

Suspected jihadist terrorist recruiter arrested in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A 41-year-old suspected terrorist has been arrested in Elche by the Guardia Civil. The man, a Norwegian national of Iraqi descent, was detained in the...

One of UK’s ‘most wanted’ accused of £30 million fraud is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

A 25-year-old British man on the run since 2020 for crimes of fraud and money laundering has been arrested in the Murcia area of...

Repsol oil company boss in Spain cleared over hiring security firm for illegal phone-tapping

THE National Court in Madrid has scrapped investigations into the president of the Repsol oil company, Antonio Brufau, over industrial spying going back a...

Benidorm hotel swoop on drug dealer staying on Spain’s Costa Blanca who was wanted by German authorities

A drug dealer on the run from German justice on trafficking charges dating back to 2012, has been arrested in a central Benidorm hotel. The...

International money launderer caught hiding out on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A money launderer wanted by Swedish authorities has been arrested on the Costa Blanca. The 31 year-old was detained by the Policia Nacional in Torrevieja. He's...

Pro-Putin Ukrainian journalist accused of treason is arrested in Spain’s Catalunya region

A Ukrainian journalist and blogger accused of treason in his home country has been arrested in Tarragona under an international arrest warrant. Anatoly Shariya, 43,...

Wanted Polish man arrested at Costa Blanca airport in Spain after jetting in from Ireland

A Polish fugitive who had a European Arrest Warrant issued against him two years ago, has been caught at Alicante-Elche airport. The man, 37, flew...

Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has mobile phone hacked by Pegasus spyware

A mobile phone owned by Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, was hacked twice in May 2021 according to the Spanish government. The unit was hit by...

Right-wing weapons collector who made WhatsApp death threats against Spain’s PM, Pedro Sanchez, is jailed

A 66-year-old right-wing gun enthusiast from Catalunya has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after making threats to kill Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. The National Court...

Italian mafia crime boss and two henchmen arrested in Valencia area of Spain

AN Italian mafia drugs lord and his two lieutenants have been arrested in Valencia Province. The leader has been detained by the Policia Nacional in...

Russian insurance agent arrested at Benidorm hotel in Spain after stealing €1.4 million of premium cash

A Russian swindler who stole €1.4 million of insurance premium cash has been arrested in a Benidorm hotel. The 57-year-old fraudster had an International Arrest...

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...

Britain’s ‘Most Wanted’ woman arrested while walking dog in upmarket area of Spain’s Catalunya

THE Guardia Civil have arrested a UK fugitive in Catalunya branded as Britain's 'Most Wanted' woman. Sarah Panitzke,47, was sentenced in her absence to eight...

British drugs fugitive arrested in Maguluf area of Spain’s Mallorca after UK police tip-off

A British fugitive wanted for drug trafficking offences has been arrested on Mallorca after a UK police tip-off. The man with the initials MHS was...

Belgian fugitive, 78, faces extradition for child sex abuse following arrest on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Belgian man wanted in his country for child sex abuse and pornography charges faces extradition after being arrested on the Costa Blanca. The 78-year-old...

One of Norway’s ‘Most Wanted’ gets arrested after flying into Costa Blanca airport in Spain

A drug trafficker on the run from Norwegian justice was greeted and arrested by the Policia Nacional after touching down at Alicante-Elche airport. The 38-year-old...

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique gets big tax break from Spain’s Supreme Court

BARCELONA footballer Gerard Pique has landed a €2.1 million pre-Christmas windfall courtesy of Spain's Supreme Court. Pique, 34, has been given a refund of a...

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