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Businessman in Spain’s Valencia tortured with electric dog collar by organised gang of thieves

A BUSINESSMAN in Valencia was held captive by a gang of four hooded individuals, who tortured him using an electric dog collar in a...

A thief and a gentleman: Notorious cat burglar finally arrested at grand old age of 74

A LEGENDARY cat burglar responsible for a string of jewellery thefts across Mallorca has finally been arrested at the age of 74. He is thought...

87-year-old nun thwarts convent robbery in Spain’s Palencia

A WOMAN has attempted to steal from a convent in the Palencia area, by breaking in through the turnstile when the nuns were going...

Handyman convicted again of murdering British granny on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Dutch handyman has been found guilty again of murdering a British pensioner to steal €550 from her purse. The body of Margaret McNulty, 70,...

Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang attacked during brutal home invasion in Spain

A masked gang robbed and assaulted Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at his home on Monday morning. It was the second robbery at the player's house...

Vintage wine thieves behind €1.6 million restaurant robbery in Spain are caught at Croatia border

TWO people behind an audacious vintage wine robbery last October at a Caceres restaurant in Extremadura, have been arrested trying to cross into Croatia...

Naked man tries to rape and drown woman at Valencia beach in Spain

A 53-year-old Spaniard has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for trying to rape and then drown a woman at Valencia's Malvarrosa beach. The aggressor...

Benidorm lap dancer steals expensive watch from drunk tourist at Costa Blanca club in Spain

A Swedish tourist fell asleep after paying for the services of a Benidorm lap dancer who robbed him of his valuables. The 29-year-old man woke...

Thief takes surfboard-style La Manga sign from Mar Menor area of Spain and posts video of it in Madrid...

THE Guardia Civil is looking for a Madrid man who stole one of the iconic surfboard-style kilometre signs from the Mar Menor in Murcia. The...

F1’s Sebastian Vettel chases thieves in Barcelona following Spanish GP

F1 driver Sebastian Vettel was in a race of a different kind when he tried to chase down thieves who had snatched his bag. The...

Two arrests after elderly British woman is shot dead at her Costa Blanca home in Spain

TWO people have been arrested by the Policia Nacional over the fatal shooting of an 80-year-old British woman in the Elche area on Wednesday. A...

British woman, 80, who lived alone is found dead after being shot three times at Costa Blanca home in...

AN 80-year-old British woman was found dead at her Elche area home after neighbours reported hearing noises similar to gunshots. Elche Policia Local officers discovered...

British robber caught stealing 21 brass taps from old hospital building in Spain’s Valencia

A British man has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for stealing 21 brass taps from a building formerly used by a Valencia hospital. The...

Thief uses dating app to meet victim and ties him up in ‘role-play’ game before knifepoint robbery in Spain’s...

A cunning criminal lured in a victim by getting to know him via a dating platform before going to his Murcia home to violently...

Costa Blanca carer steals jewellery from nursing home residents for pawn shop sales in Spain’s Benidorm and Granada

A woman worked for just a week in a Costa Blanca nursing home and stole jewellery from three residents. Five items made from gold ended...

Gang ‘short-circuited’ gaming machines with screwdrivers for jackpot wins in Costa Blanca and Murcia areas of Spain

SIX people have been arrested for manipulating gaming machines in gambling saloons in the Murcia and Costa Blanca areas. The young gang struck in Torre...

Cleaning lady breaches trust to steal jewellery worth €30,000 from employer’s Costa Blanca home in Spain

A cleaning lady has been arrested in Mutxamel, Alicante Province, after raiding her employer's safe to steal €30,000 of jewellery and cash. The 25-year-old woman...

Nephew wraps cellophane tape around uncle’s head to suffocate him at his Valencia home in Spain

A 39-year-old man has been charged with trying to kill his uncle, 88, after stealing his bank card and PIN details. The nephew was arrested...

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...

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...

‘Tens of millions’ of bitcoin stolen from US entrepreneur at his Madrid home in Spain

AN American digital entrepreneur says he was robbed of 'tens of millons' of bitcoin after thieves broke into his Madrid home. The Policia Nacional is...

Benidorm thief displays football dribbling skills to distract and rob tourists visiting Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Benidorm thief showed off his footballing skills in a distraction robbery ruse in the city's Rincon de Loix area. He demonstrated his dribbling abilities...

Expat despairs at insurance company demanding receipts for 100 year old jewellery after robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Expat has slammed his insurance company after it demanded receipts for stolen jewellery that had been in the family for 100 years. Brian Snell,...

Five years for threatening to burn woman alive for her handbag in Spain’s Castellon

A WOMAN in Castellon has been sentenced to five years in prison for pouring petrol on another and threatening to set her alight in...

Police in Spain bust criminal gang accused of stealing €3million worth of cars on the Costa del Sol

A TEAM of detectives have broken up a massive criminal gang responsible for snatching luxury vehicles on the Costa del Sol.  Police have been on...

Thug runs over elderly woman with car in brutal robbery in Spain’s Mallorca

Policia Nacional say the 80-year-old woman had caught the 40-year-old detainee trying to open up her car boot in Palma's Son Ferriol district

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