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Five years later, 45 National Police officers could face trial for excessive force at illegal Catalan independence referendum 

A TOTAL of 45 officers from Spain’s National Police force could see the inside of a courtroom for their alleged excessive use of force...

Mallorca couple arrested after fake marriage plot involving €4000 euros went horribly wrong

Instead of getting hitched, a couple from Mallorca were arrested instead after police uncovered the real reason behind their marriage. The pair in Mallorca were...

Man arrested in Spain’s Benidorm after partner plunges to death from sixth-floor window

THE NATIONAL Police have detained a 22-year-old man in Benidorm after his partner fell to her death on Thursday from the window of a...

Spain’s National Police arrest one of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Criminals in Madrid

SPAIN’S National Police force has detained one of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, Michael J. Pratt. The suspect, a 40-year-old from New Zealand,...

Man in Madrid detained for homicide after leaving wife to die on floor after a fall

OFFICERS from Spain’s National Police force have arrested a man in Madrid after he allegedly left his wife to die on the floor of...

Police raid weed farm hidden in the mountains of Spain’s Malaga and arrest two suspects

POLICE have busted a weed farm in the remote mountains of Malaga and arrested a man and woman who grew the illegal crop. Prosecutors charged...

Minor who was passing himself off as a doctor and making house calls arrested in Madrid

SPAIN’S National Police have arrested a minor in Madrid who was passing himself off as an emergency doctor and was actually making house calls....

Three dead after man holes up in Ciudad Real country house and fires rifle at passers by

A MAN was shot dead by the Spanish Civil Guard on Wednesday after allegedly having fired a rifle at drivers and pedestrians in the...

Spain’s National Police force scraps minimum-height requirement in bid to attract more women

A lack of height will no longer be an obstacle to budding recruits for Spain’s National Police force.  In a bid to attract more women...

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...

Police arrest two men in Málaga province transporting 700kg of hashish via the ‘Go Fast’ method

SPAIN’S National Police force seized 700 kilograms of hashish at a toll booth in Málaga province, after they intercepted the drivers of two vehicles...

Police seek man who ran over own mother-in-law after family dispute in Valencia

SPAIN’S National Police were on Wednesday seeking a man accused of running over his own mother-in-law with a car in Valencia, after a family...

WATCH: Police from Spain find 400 kilos of cocaine after dramatic mid-Atlantic raid

SPANISH police seized 400 kilos of cocaine hidden in the false hull of a sailing boat raided 500 miles from the Azores Islands, authorities...

Judge orders fresh DNA tests on clothes worn by murdered Alcasser girls 

A SPANISH court has mandated new DNA tests on clothes worn by Toñi, Miriam and Desire on the day they were kidnapped, raped, tortured...

High Waters: Spanish police seize underwater drug smuggling drones

SPANISH police have impounded three underwater drones built specifically to smuggle narcotics from Morocco via the Strait of Gibraltar. The inventive method made use of...

Spain to rollout taser use for officers in Policia Nacional 

SPAIN’S Policia Nacional is to begin a rollout of tasers for all officers. Until now, tasers in Spain’s police forces have been relatively restricted, with...

Spain plans to lift minimum height requirement for police officers

SPAIN is poised to abolish the minimum height requirement for entry into its police forces in a bid to attract new recruits, especially women. Announcing...

Operation Cleaner: Drug gang that used ‘cocaine factory’ double-bottomed vehicles smashed by police

NATIONAL police based in the province of Malaga, Andalucia, have broken up a criminal gang that used double-bottomed vehicles equipped with drug-preparation facilities to...

Eight arrested in Spain’s La Linea after police seize massive haul of contraband tobacco

EIGHT people have been arrested and 38,000 packets of contraband tobacco have been seized in La Linea in five raids during the past week. Spanish...

Firefighters in Malaga discover human remains in burnt out vehicle

Firefighters in the province of Malaga Spain discovered human remains in a burnt out van late on Saturday, November 6. Emergency services received calls...

Police car causes severe accident in Valencia

A NATIONAL Police car caused a severe accident when it jumped a red light and crashed into a family travelling in another vehicle in...

WATCH: Tik Tok used by Spanish police from today to reach teens and the young during pandemic

SPAIN’S Policia Nacional has released today, November 7, a new profile on the social media platform, Tik Tok. Arguably the most popular social network among...

Liverpool ‘face slasher’ whose victims needed hundreds of stitches arrested in southern Spain

The main victim needed more than 100 stitches following the attack

Former nightlife king Tolo Cursach refused bail as he returns to jail in Palma

CRIME lynchpin Tolo Cursach is being transferred back to prison in Palma… but he won’t get bail. It comes after the judge in his corruption...

CHAOS: Voting begins across Catalunya as Spanish National police turn violent

CATALUNYA'S independence referendum has begun in earnest this morning, despite Spanish national police brutality and technical issues. Catalans occupied polling stations and the space outside...

Man behind Spain’s national police Twitter account – the world’s most followed – leaves post

His replacement, Carolina Gonzalez, previously worked as part of an investigations unit in Barcelona

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