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Crime/Incidents news & information for Spain

Scammer’s poor geography leaves him exposed
Crime/Incidents Wed, Aug 14, 2019

Scammer’s poor geography leaves him exposed

A CON ARTIST'S lack of knowledge of Spain's geography blew his cover at Atocha station and saved a group of tourists from parting with unnecessary cash. According to a local man from Madrid, he overheard a...

Irish tourists use Monopoly money to pay bar bill
Crime/Incidents Mon, Aug 12, 2019

Irish tourists use Monopoly money to pay bar bill

A PAIR of Irish holidaymakers were arrested and charged with minor fraud after attempting to pay for their drinks with Monopoly money. The unnamed lads, both 18, were said to be drunk at the time. They found some...

Air passenger caught with cocaine under his toupée
Crime/Incidents Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Air passenger caught with cocaine under his toupée

A MAN whose hairstyle aroused suspicion when he landed at Barcelona airport turned out to be carrying half a kilo of cocaine underneath his toupée. The Colombian national, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, was...

'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...

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