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Crime/Incidents news & information for Spain

'La Manada' gang-rapists sentenced in 'welcome' Supreme Court verdict
Crime/Incidents Fri, Jun 21, 2019

'La Manada' gang-rapists sentenced in...

SPAIN'S highest contentious court has overturned a controversial sentence which found five gang-rapists accused of the lesser offence of 'sexual abuse' after they attacked an 18-year-old woman at Pamplona...

British dad and son missing on Costa del Sol
Crime/Incidents Sat, May 4, 2019

British dad and son missing on Costa del Sol

BRITISH police are concerned about a father and son who have been missing for just over a month after hiring a car in the province of Málaga. Daniel Poole, 46 and his son Liam, 22, travelled to the Costa del Sol on...

Dalí’s ‘illegitimate granddaughter’ found dead in Girona
Crime/Incidents Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Dalí’s ‘illegitimate granddaughter’ found dead in...

THE daughter of a woman who is fighting to prove surrealist painter Salvador Dalí is her late illegitimate father has been found dead on a bench in Girona. As yet, the cause of Elisabeth Martín Abel’s demise is not...

Diana Quer’s dad hands in 3.2 million signatures to Parliament
Crime/Incidents Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Diana Quer’s dad hands in 3.2 million signatures to...

DIANA Quer’s father went to the national Parliament building today (Thursday) to hand-deliver the petition he set up on Change.org calling for permanent but reviewable prison sentences to remain part of Spanish law....

Spaniards in Utrecht describe post-attack lock-ins
Crime/Incidents Tue, Mar 19, 2019

Spaniards in Utrecht describe post-attack lock-ins

SPANIARDS based in Utrecht have recounted their experiences of the terrorist attack, revealing that they were ordered to stay indoors under lock and key until further notice. Geology student Andrea Cuesta said sirens...

Bristol boy missing after Spanish father’s access visit
Crime/Incidents Mon, Mar 18, 2019

Bristol boy missing after Spanish father’s access visit

POLICE in Spain are working with British authorities to trace an eight-year-old boy believed to have been abducted by his father, who is originally from Puente Genil (Córdoba province). The child, Angelo Jurado...

Two Spaniards among Ethiopia air crash victims
Crime/Incidents Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Two Spaniards among Ethiopia air crash victims

AN ENGINEER from Catalunya and an aid worker from Galicia are among the victims of the Boeing 737-8 crash in Ethiopia this morning, along with seven British, five German, 18 Canadian, eight US and seven French nationals...

Spain pays tribute to Madrid train bomb victims on 15th anniversary
Crime/Incidents Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Spain pays tribute to Madrid train bomb victims on 15th...

SPAIN paused today to remember the victims of the 2004 commuter train bombing on a line heading for Madrid’s Atocha station, the self-confessed work of terror cell al-Qaeda and, to date, the worst terrorist attack in...

Diana Quer’s rapist and killer faces life imprisonment
Crime/Incidents Thu, Mar 7, 2019

Diana Quer’s rapist and killer faces life imprisonment

THE killer of Madrid sixth-former and model Diana Quer is facing jail for the rest of his life, or a minimum of 32 years if he is not considered rehabilitated. José Enrique Abuín Gey, now 44, could be sentenced to 20...

Locksmith superglued keyholes to drum up trade, police find
Crime/Incidents Wed, Feb 27, 2019

Locksmith superglued keyholes to drum up trade, police find

A TRADER’S cheeky sales tactic turned out not to be the best form of advertising – especially as it got him arrested and could mean he has to fork out thousands of euros in compensation. The locksmith, based in the...

Catalunya shutdown: General strike and mass protests
Crime/Incidents Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Catalunya shutdown: General strike and mass protests

PROTESTS in Catalunya today (Thursday) have led to major roads and city-centre routes being blocked, 37 people injured including 12 police officers, and three arrested. Pro-secession group CDR barricaded roads, and...

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