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Crime/Incidents news & information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Thu, Apr 19, 2018

ETA to announce dissolution on May 5

BASQUE terrorist organisation ETA says it will formally disband and will announce this in public in Bayonne, southern France, over the first weekend in May. The separatists, who have not carried out any armed attacks...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Girls filmed dancing on top of moving car

POLICE in Jávea (Alicante province) have launched a probe after a video of two young women dancing on top of a moving car went viral on Facebook. Footage shows the girls in various precarious positions – on one leg...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Ebro river floods Zaragoza, Navarra and La Rioja

THE overflowing Ebro river has blocked off an entire neighbourhood in Zaragoza and shut the Z-30 provincial highway, as well as causing floods in Navarra and claiming the life of a shepherd, whose body was found 24...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Woman assaulted on London tube for 'speaking Spanish'

BRITISH Transport Police are searching for two Londoners who brutally attacked a Spanish woman on the underground after recriminating her for 'not speaking English'. The victim, 24, had been chatting to a group...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Woman locked in car after boyfriend 'fails to notice' her

A GALICIA woman was stuck in her parked car for six hours after her boyfriend forgot about her, locked it and went home, says the Guardia Civil. The couple had just come back from a wedding – not their own – and,...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Jail for man, 83, who killed violent burglar

A HOMEOWNER in his 80s who shot a burglar to stop him attacking his wife has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, but the prosecution plans to appeal. Jacinto Siverio (pictured right), who was 80 at the...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Apr 12, 2018

“Grow your hair to stay out of jail,” prisoner told

A PRISONER in Vigo has been told his sentence will be suspended – as long as he grows his hair. Identified only by his initials of A. F. C., the accused was arrested for drug-dealing in the Galicia town and is said to...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Tenerife inferno threatens Teide National Park

VIOLENT blaze in southern Tenerife close to Teide National Park has already wiped out 544 acres and is still raging. As yet, nobody has been evacuated as the nearest towns, Vilaflor and Granadilla de Abona, are five...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Bitcoins used to launder drug money

A MASSIVE transatlantic drug-trafficking racket laundered the proceeds of their illicit trade using Bitcoins, according to the Guardia Civil, who have arrested 11 people and placed another 137 under formal investigation...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Apr 9, 2018

Body of woman swept away by tides found in Galicia

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman swept away by the waves off a Galicia beach during the storms has been found dead after a local resident spotted her and called emergency services. She has been named as Andrea Domínguez, and...

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