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Tragic discoveries of seven drowned migrants on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches in Spain
SEVEN bodies of North African migrants who may have shared the same capsized boat have been discovered on Costa Blanca and Mar Menor beaches. One...
Human trafficking gang planned fleet of charter boats for dangerous sea trips to Spain’s Murcia coast
FIVE members of a people trafficking and drug smuggling gang looking to expand in the Murcia region have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Four...
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...
People smuggling boat service between Spain’s Murcia and Algeria intercepted before picking up first passengers
FOUR Algerian men have been arrested in Murcia after plans to smuggle in people on boats from North Africa were rumbled by the Policia...
Andalucia migrant death tragedy in Spain as dinghies sink off Almeria coast
SPAIN'S Salvamento Maritimo(Maritime Rescue) is searching for ten migrants who disappeared from two dinghies off the Almeria coast. The Salvamar Spica is spearheading the search...
People smugglers arrested in Costa Blanca and Madrid areas who charged €12,000 per person for journey to Spain
POLICE have smashed the Spanish end of an international people smuggling gang that charged Bangladeshi nationals an average of €12,000 each to get into...
DRUG BUST: Civil servant who led multi-million euro drug empire between Spain’s Costa del Sol and Morocco one of...
The town hall worker imported 62 tonnes of hash a year to the Costa del Sol
How Andalucia’s ‘de la frontera’ towns got their names… and what they mean
Lenox Napier pores over medieval maps to discover how Andalucia’s ‘border towns’ got their names
ISIS and Boko Haram plotting massacres on the Costa del Sol as suspect in Majorca arrested
The news comes as a man is arrested in Majorca on suspicion of commissioning the attacks
British holidaymakers warned of terror threat to Spain
France, Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt are also deemed 'high risk'
First ever solar powered aircraft to fly into Spain on world-wide trip
Swiss pioneers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg started their global adventure in Abu Dhabi on March 1
Al-Qaeda terror suspects detained in Spain
Two men with links to the North African branch of Al-Qaeda are being held by Spanish police
Tourists will ease economic recovery in Spain
But Spain must become more competitive and improve on quality, say experts
Jamie’s silly Spanish spoof
Celebrity chef Oliver dons prawn costume in wacky advert to promote Andalucia cooking show
Last of the frogmen
On Remembrance Day, the last surviving frogman tells of his courageous feats more than 60 years ago