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Woman fakes kidnapping to impress boyfriend with massive police search launched on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 20-year-old woman has been arrested in Alicante for faking her own kidnapping in an attempt to impress her boyfriend. All available police cars were...

Franco supporter from Spain’s Valencia faces prison for making death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

A 51-year-old man from Paterna, Valencia Province, goes on trial on Thursday for posting social media death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Prosecutors have...

Sleazy teenager posts social media video of little girl urinating in public street in Spain’s Valencia

A teenage pervert has been arrested in Valencia Province for recording a video of a four-year-old girl urinating in a public street. The footage was...

Far-right ‘ultras’ charged with hate crimes after tearing down gay ‘rainbow’ flag from public square in Spain’s Mar Menor...

TWO far-right extremists have been charged with hate crimes after tearing down and trampling on a gay 'rainbow' flag hoisted in a Los Alcazares...

Ukraine’s Honorary Consul condemns Russians beating up Ukrainian man in bar on Spain’s Costa Blanca

UKRAINE'S Honorary Consul in the Valencian Community has attacked the beating up of a Ukrainian resident in Torrevieja by allegedly three Russian nationals. Pablo Gil...

Fugitive TikTok healer who ‘cures’ Covid-19 patients is jailed after fleeing long prison term for child sex abuse in...

A self-styled preacher who posted TikTok videos claiming he could cure people of Covid-19 has been arrested in the Basque Country after skipping a...

WATCH: Spanish schoolkids shower Ukrainian classmate with hugs in heartwarming video

A HEARTWARMING video showing Spanish schoolkids showering their new Ukrainian classmate with affection on his first day of class has gone viral.  The adorable footage...

School bullies kick and punch girl, 11, in toilet on Spain’s Costa Blanca and post video on social media

JUVENILE prosecutors are probing an assault on a girl, 11, by seven children from her Costa Blanca school. The attack happened on March 16 in...

Covid pandemic study finds Spain experienced largest drop in happiness in Europe

SPAIN experienced the largest drop in happiness in Europe, a new study has revealed.  Research published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour used ‘sentiment analysis’...

Woman swindled out of €20,000 in online romance scam by bogus doctor in Spain’s Murcia region

A conman swindled €20,000 out of a woman looking for love as he pretended to be a 'prestigious' South American doctor. The 34-year-old Nigerian trickster...

Boys arrested in Spain’s Valencia after forcing girl to drink urine and posting social media video of degrading treatment

TWO boys aged 15 and 16 have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Valencia over the degrading treatment of a 14-year-old girl. A video...

Drunk man urinates inside taxi on Spain’s Costa Blanca and then posts social media footage of cab driver’s reaction

A drunk man who urinated in an Alicante taxi and posted social media footage of the driver's reaction, may face legal action over his...

Violent far-right hate group arrests after using social media as recruiting tool in Spain

SEVEN members of a violent ultra-right group that co-ordinated hate crimes via social media have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. One of those detained...

Il Divo’s Spanish star, Carlos Marin, 53, dies after being taken ill during UK tour

CARLOS Marin, from the classical singing quartet Il Divo, died in a Manchester hospital on Sunday aged 53. Madrid-based Marin felt unwell after Il...

Gold coin rarity minted in Murcia over 1,400 years ago is discovered during house renovation in Spain

A gold coin struck in the Murcia region 1,400 years ago has been found during home improvement work at a Leon property. An even older...

Teenage boy fatally stabbed in the heart during angry showdown in Valencia area of Spain

A youth, 16, died on Sunday after being stabbed in the heart in a Burjassot park in Valencia Province. The Policia Nacional have arrested a...

WARNING: Scammers in Gibraltar target ‘lonely hearts’ looking for romance

POLICE are warning of an online scam that plays on the hearts of people looking for romance. An RGP spokesman said that some Gibraltarians have...

43 arrests as fake Euro notes were sold from Andalucia in Spain via social media

AN online business selling counterfeit Euro notes has been smashed by the Policia Nacional in association with Europol. The two operation ring-leaders have been arrested...

Social media bomb hoaxer is arrested after fruitless search of a Valencia Metro station in Spain

A Valencia man has been arrested by the Policia Nacional for spreading a bogus bomb threat via social media. Police swooped on the 21-year-old after...

Conman in holiday rental scam tricks unsuspecting customers in Mar Menor area of Spain

A holiday rental home scammer pocketed deposits for Mar Menor apartments that were not available to let. The man has been arrested by the Guardia...

Chef Jose Andres tells rival politicians to join forces to stop pollution in the Mar Menor in Spain

INTERNATIONAL chef and philanthropist, Jose Andres, has told rival Spanish political leaders to come together to stop pollution in the Mar Menor. Asturias-born Andres won...

‘Fake news’ ignites new social media push from Costa Blanca and Valencia area health bosses in Spain

VALENCIA'S health region has opened up new social media accounts to fight 'fake news'. It wants to increase the number of people that access important...

Costa Blanca fraudster arrested for online hate messages against Spain’s Guardia Civil

A con man is behind bars for a 2010 fraud after allegedly using over 4,300 social media profiles to spread hate messages against the...

Social media users in Spain blast rapper C. Tangana for being ‘sexist’ and compare him with Jesús Gil

SPANISH rapper C. Tangana is once again at the centre of the controversy following his latest social media post.  Singer Antón Álvarez Alfaro, from Madrid, took...

Spain’s Equality Minister Irene Montero shares personal snaps to celebrate Breastfeeding Week

IRENE Montero has shared an intimate snap of herself breastfeeding youngest daughter Aitana as she marked World Breastfeeding Week on Saturday.  The Minister of Equality,...

Shocking job offer in Spain goes viral for ‘disgusting’ demands on potential employee

THE internet is desperate to find out the identity of the business owner offering ’shocking’ working conditions with a recent viral job ad. It’s not...

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