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'Aliens' star Al Matthews found dead in Costa Blanca villa
Crime/Incidents Mon, Sep 24, 2018

'Aliens' star Al Matthews found dead in Costa Blanca villa

THE actor who played the cigar-chewing Sergeant Apone in the 1986 cult film has been found dead in his villa in the Orihuela Costa area (southern Alicante province). Alexander Basil Matthews – better known as Al...

Gang who burgled Shakira and Piqué arrested
Crime/Incidents Mon, Sep 24, 2018

Gang who burgled Shakira and Piqué arrested

AN ORGANISED criminal gang who burgled pop-rock icon Shakira and her FC Barcelona husband Gerard Piqué in June has been caught and disbanded. Detectives say the 15 suspects are behind at least another 20 break-ins...

One builder dead and 11 injured in Ritz floor collapse
Crime/Incidents Tue, Sep 18, 2018

One builder dead and 11 injured in Ritz floor collapse

A COLLAPSING floor at Madrid's Ritz Hotel has left one dead and 11 injured, emergency services confirm. The hotel had been closed for renovations costing €99 million since February 28, a job that was not expected...

Brit dies from cocaine OD on Manchester-Ibiza flight
Crime/Incidents Tue, Sep 11, 2018

Brit dies from cocaine OD on Manchester-Ibiza flight

A BRITISH passenger's death from a cocaine overdose forced a Jet2 flight to Ibiza to make an emergency landing in Toulouse, south-western France, according to the airline. Reports released in the Spanish media today...

Five killed in dramatic coach crash: Driver 'loses a limb'
Crime/Incidents Mon, Sep 3, 2018

Five killed in dramatic coach crash: Driver 'loses a limb'

AT LEAST five people have died and 15 left seriously injured after a coach crashed into a viaduct in what has been described as one of the worst road traffic accidents this century. The ALSA coach was covering the route...

Mobile battery explodes causing house fire
Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 28, 2018

Mobile battery explodes causing house fire

AN EXPLODING mobile phone battery caused a fire in a Granada-province home on Saturday night and the family wants to warn the public about leaving their handsets on charge. The Samsung mobile was in the lounge at the...

Piece of plane which crashed in 1977 found in Tenerife garden
Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 28, 2018

Piece of plane which crashed in 1977 found in Tenerife...

A CHUNK of an aeroplane which crashed in Tenerife 41 years ago has been found in a private garden. According to the Nuclear Safety Council, the sighting of a piece of 'well-worn' uranium on the plot in La Laguna...

Palma airline bomb hoax leads to passenger's arrest
Crime/Incidents Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Palma airline bomb hoax leads to passenger's arrest

AN ONLINE bomb warning in English led to a Swedish man being arrested in Alcúdia (Mallorca), Guardia Civil officers reveal. The accused launched a hoax explosive alert affecting a flight due to leave Palma de...

'Terrorist' was 'gay and suicidal', says ex-wife
Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 21, 2018

'Terrorist' was 'gay and suicidal', says ex-wife

A LONE terrorist who staged a knife attack on a police station in Cornellà de Llobregat (Barcelona province) was 'suicidal' because he knew he was gay and feared rejection from the Muslim community, according...

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