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Jihadist leader arrested in Spain’s Andalucia along with three ‘radicalised’ group members in Murcia

FOUR members of a jihadist group have been arrested by the Policia Nacional after an 18-month investigation. Officers swooped on the leader in Algeciras on...

Young Madrid thieves made special journeys to rob elderly women on the streets of Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO people from Madrid aged, 18 and 21, have been arrested in Alicante after travelling there just to violently rob elderly women in the...

Benidorm child pornographer arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca after Swiss police and Interpol tip-off

A Benidorm man who made and distributed child pornography has been arrested after Swiss police tipped off their Spanish counterparts. The 30-year-old has been charged...

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

Customers refuse to wear masks and throw bottles at bar staff in Spain’s Valencia area

BAR workers dodged bottles and windows were smashed during a brawl in Alzira over mask wearing. Masks have to be worn and COVID-19 passports produced...

Alicante boy uses female social media profiles in sex blackmail plot in Spain

AN Alicante area teenage boy has been arrested by the Policia Nacional over online sextortion. The boy, 17, from Alcoy used eight bogus social media...

Fresh warning as bogus gas inspector tricks elderly expats in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A bogus gas inspector has been caught in Denia with police warning residents to be careful over who they let into their homes. The fraudster...

Luck runs out for female thief with 20 arrests and releases in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A thief with 20 previous arrests has been detained by the Policia Nacional in Alicante. The 33-year-old woman has eight court warrants out against her. Six...

Benidorm holiday hotel robber caught walking down Costa Blanca street in Spain

A woman wanted for two Benidorm hotel room robberies last August has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. She was spotted by police on January...

Anonymous tip-off brings down Murcia sex exploiters who abused 19 women that came to Spain

AN anonymous e-mail to a Policia Nacional anti-human trafficking website has led to the bringing down of a major Murcia criminal gang. Police have arrested...

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...

Brutal revenge gang attack as shop gets trashed in Mallorca tourist spot in Spain

FIVE men have been arrested after a fight spilled over into a Paseo Maritimo shop in Palma. One man was struck all over his body...

COVID-infected teenager assaults mother in home isolation dispute in Spain’s Valencia area

POLICE in Valencia have arrested a 19-year-old woman who attacked her mother after being told to stay at home because she had a COVID-19...

Biggest-ever drug pill seizure in Spain with arrests in Alicante and Catalunya

A Spanish drug trafficking gang has been arrested for exporting benzenoid pills to Morocco to make a narcotic called Karkubi. The Police Nacional detained the...

Police grab blindfolded woman about to jump from fifth-floor balcony in Valencia area of Spain

TWO Policia Nacional officers saved the life of a woman who threatened to jump to her death off a fifth floor balcony. Several passers-by hailed...

Costa Blanca sex fiend gets 32-year jail term in Spain for assaulting two women in one night

A 21-year-old man has been jailed for 32 years after admitting to two sexual assaults on Alicante women in one night. The plea bargain deal...

Homes of vulnerable people seized by lawyer-led scammers in Costa Blanca area of Spain

AN Alicante Province gang ran a racket that seized homes from people who struggled to repay loans. They created a company which hoodwinked loan holders...

Stolen items from Costa Blanca beach goers despatched on people smuggling route between Spain and Algeria

AN Alicante-based people-trafficking gang has been arrested in a joint Policia Nacional-Europol operation. The criminal crew ran a route between Spain and Algeria and also...

Second girl dies after wind whipped up bouncy castle in Valencia area of Spain

A second girl has died after last Tuesday's accident in Mislata when a gust of wind blew a bouncy castle up into the air...

Benidorm drugs gang is collared by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm area drugs gang has been brought down by the Policia Nacional. Five men and five women of different but undisclosed nationalities have been...

Bouncy castle horror as girl, 8, dies after wind blows attraction into the air at Valencia fairground in Spain

A girl, 8, died at Valencia's La Fe Hospital on Tuesday evening after a gust of wind blew a bouncy castle into the air. The...

Fugitive fraudster is arrested in arrivals area of Costa Blanca airport in Spain

AN Estonian man accused of a €150,000 fraud has been arrested after landing at Alicante-Elche airport. He had flown in from Kaunas in Lithuania. The man,...

Benidorm police seize fake Rolex watches and arrest market traders in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FAKE Rolex watches were part of a big consignment of counterfeit goods being sold to shoppers at a popular Costa Blanca market. The Policia Nacional...

Girlfriend killer takes hostages and fires shots at police in Costa Blanca stand-off in Spain

AN early morning siege in Elche ended in the arrest of a man accused of killing his girlfriend on Christmas Day. The Policia Nacional swooped...

Mobile phone dealer in €500,000 insurance fraud on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A mobile phone dealer made dozens of bogus claims to con an insurance company out of €500,000-worth of new 'high-end' phones. The fraudster has been...

Alicante area robbers stole dozens of cars and electrical goods from over 80 homes in Spain

A major Alicante Province home robbery gang has been broken up in a joint Guardia Civil-Policia Nacional operation. 14 people have been arrested and two...

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