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Crime/Incidents news and information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Sat, Oct 28, 2017

Two dead in Castellón apartment block inferno

TWO men have been killed and another 13 injured in an apartment block fire in Burriana (Castellón province) at 06.05 this morning (Saturday). The cause of the blaze has not been clarified, but it led to over 40...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Chemical purchase restrictions 'to prevent terrorism'...

CHEMICALS which could be used to create explosives will now be restricted in sale and require a special permit to buy them now that Spain has incorporated a European law passed in 2013. Substances affected by the new...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Spanish pensioner shot dead on 'favela' tour in Rio de...

A SPANISH tourist has been shot dead by a police officer whilst touring one of the most notorious in the former Brazilian capital of Rio de Janeiro. María Esperanza Ruiz Jiménez, 67, from El Puerto de Santa María...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Pensioner injured as bar ceiling collapses

AN ELDERLY man has been injured after a building partly collapsed in Valencia port yesterday (Friday). The victim, 82, was in the bar on the ground floor having a coffee when the ceiling crumbled and a huge heap of...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Brit's bungled 'Star Wars' hold-up lands him in custody

A BRITISH man dressed up as a Storm Trooper could be up for the next 'Darwin award' after his botched hold-up on a Mijas hotel in August – although he has managed to escape arrest until now. The 41-year-old,...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Canary Islands' largest human-trafficking racket broken up

A MAFIA-STYLE racket trafficking migrants to the Canary Islands has been busted after three years of investigations and its two ringleaders arrested. An international arrest warrant was issued by a court in Telde in Las...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Rajoy confirms Galicia fires 'deliberately started'

SPANISH president Mariano Rajoy has confirmed that the devastating infernos currently destroying Galicia were started deliberately. They were ignited in at least 200 places and, although some are under control, between...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Galicia ablaze with 15 forest fires - 11 in one province

AT LEAST 15 forest fires continue to burn out of control in the far north-western region of Galicia, having already wiped out 1,880 hectares (4,626 acres) since Wednesday. The worst-affected province, Ourense, is ablaze...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Diver-potholer found alive after night-long search

A DIVER who spent the night trapped in a pothole suffering decompression syndrome has been rescued alive after a huge and highly-delicate underground operation. The 52-year-old got into difficulties at around 20.10...

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