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Million euros of meth seized as human trafficking gang snared in raid on Spain’s Costa Calida

A GANG of 24 people traffickers operating in Costa Calida have been arrested for smuggling people from Algeria. As well as the 23 men and...

BUSTED: Police in Spain arrest 46 involved in huge trafficking gang importing drugs from Morocco

A NETWORK of warehouses from Gibraltar to Barcelona have been raided, revealing a large scale and ‘perfectly-structured’ drug trafficking operation led by a man...

WATCH: Human trafficking gang arrested after smuggling 700 Moroccan refugees into mainland Spain via Canary Islands

A HUMAN-trafficking operation has been smashed by Policia Nacional and Europol in Spain. Hundreds of desperate refugees were allegedly transported by the gang from Morocco...

WATCH: Violent eastern European drug traffickers who smuggled guns among COVID-19 medical supplies busted on Spain’s Costa Blanca with...

A VICIOUS drug trafficking gang has been dramatically captured during a house raid in Alicante. The bust concluded an international investigation involving police forces from...

Armed smugglers arrested as quarter tonne of drugs hidden among Indian spices seized on way to Spain’s southern coast

HUGE quantities of weapons and marijuana destined for the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol have been intercepted by Spanish and Dutch National Police. An...

Parrot smugglers arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca after netting €1 million trafficking exotic birds to...

SPANISH police and the Moroccan Royal Guard have arrested a gang of 28 bird traffickers who were earning over €1 million a year. Some 280...

WATCH: Seven high-speed boats seized as drug trafficking gang smashed on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MORE than three tonnes of hashish and seven specially-adapted speedboats have been seized in a combined police operation on the Costa Blanca. A total of...

Guardia Civil officer busted smuggling migrants into Spain’s Andalucia inside his car

The man has been arrested, together with his 23-year-old Moroccan wife and two other collaborators,

Three La Linea youths arrested on drug smuggling charges after sea chase

Three youths from La Linea de la Concepcion and a fourth person from Ceuta have been arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling on Monday.

Man arrested for smuggling millions of euros worth of endangered eels from Spain to East Asia

A MAN has been convicted of smuggling an estimated €62.5 million worth of critically endangered baby eels from Spain to East Asia via the UK.

TOTAL BANKER: Billionaire handed €52.4 million fine after botched attempt at smuggling priceless Picasso painting out of Spain...

Picasso completed Head of a Young Woman in his pre-Cubist phase, with the painting snapped up by Botin in London in 1977

WATCH: Police catch drug smugglers at gun-point in dramatic Costa Calida raid

GUARDIA Civil have dismantled at gun-point a drug smuggling gang in the Mar Menor region of Murcia. https://youtu.be/Xzv5Q_83yHo Investigations began in September, when the number of...

Cannabis cops mixed up in Mar Menor marijuana mountain

A PAIR of Spanish policemen are among 26 accused of bringing over two tonnes of drugs onto the Costa Blanca. All are up before Murcia’s...

WATCH: Gang of child-abducting Costa Almeria drug traffickers get arrested by Spanish police and Europol in joint swoop

A MULTINATIONAL group of drug-smugglers that used children to transport their contraband has been dismantled after the Spanish Policía Nacional, the French Police Nationale...

TO BOLDLY STOW: Six British people arrested with tonne of cocaine on Spanish boat named ‘Bold’

A gang of six UK drugs traffickers have been arrested by Spanish and British police

‘I KILL YOU’: Shouts suspected drug smuggler as he unloads hash on popular tourist beach on Spain’s Costa del...

The ordeal took place in broad daylight in a public spot, with several beach-goers visible in frame only a matter of metres away

16 arrested in southern Spain for building ILLEGAL luxury drug compound with high walls and swimming pools

POLICE have arrested 16 people who illegally built 14 luxury villas with swimming pools in La Linea. Investigators believe the 11,000 square metre estate in...

Spain makes fresh demands over Gibraltar in Brexit negotiations

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez met with chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier to seek a new Gibraltar chapter in the Brexit agreement this week

Spanish Tax Agency questions Gibraltar’s tobacco imports

THE motive behind Gibraltar’s exhaustive importation of tobacco has been questioned by new figures. The Rock imported 72 million packs of cigarettes in 2017 despite...

Father of eight-year-old boy smuggled into Spain by suitcase avoids jail

THE father of an eight-year-old boy who was smuggled into Spain from Morocco in a suitcase has escaped a prison sentence. Ivorian Ali Ouattara was...

Spanish cops bust €1.5 million international car smuggling ring

GUARDIA Civil have busted an international car smuggling ring worth at least €1.5 million. Supported by the Bulgarian Police, Portuguese Police and Europol, 'Operation Historic'...

Air steward arrested in Spain with €40,000 in cash stolen from Ryanair

The man tried to fly from Gran Canaria to Sevilla with money taken from a company safe

Woman attempts to smuggle teenager in suitcase from Morocco to Ceuta

A Sub-Saharan 19-year-old was discovered tightly curled up in a hard shell suitcase by the Guardia Civil at the border between Morocco and exclave of Ceuta

British cars stolen in Spain used to transport drugs through Europe

British cars stolen in southern Spain used by drug smuggling gang

OPINION: Ship Stephen Jackson back now!

The sooner Jackson is quizzed over Lisa Brown the better
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SPECIAL REFUGEE CRISIS REPORT: Desperate journeys

As Europe tackles the growing refugee crisis, Rob Horgan reports on the radical change in mindset to a harrowing human exodus that has been building for years

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