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Crime/Incidents news and information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Shark sighting shuts two beaches in La Línea

TWO beaches in La Línea de la Concepción were red-flagged today (Thursday) after a shark was spotted in the sea close to the shore. Emergency services were called out to the adjoining Santa Bárbara and Levante...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Migrant boat docks on beach full of sunbathers

A MIGRANT raft sailed into Cádiz province shores yesterday (Wednesday) when the beach was full of bathers soaking up the rays. Sunseekers on the Los Alemanes beach in Zahara de los Atunes looked on in amazement as an...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Aug 6, 2017

Explosion in hotel kitchen leaves 10 employees in hospital

AN EXPLOSION in the kitchen of a Tarifa hotel has left 10 people injured, four of whom are in a serious condition. Emergency services were called out to the 100% Fun resort in the Cádiz-province coastal town at around...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Aug 6, 2017

Figueres councillor accused of child porn possession

A COUNCILLOR from Figueres (Girona province) is under investigation for alleged possession of child pornography. Diego Borregas was arrested on Friday and refused to comment when questioned. He has since been released...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Aug 4, 2017

Ourense and Jaén fires threaten homes

AN INFERNO in the Galicia province of Ourense has already wiped out nearly 3,000 acres after less than 24 hours and continues to burn out of control. Meanwhile, another blaze in the province of Jaén in the southern...

Crime/Incidents Tue, Aug 1, 2017

ETA terrorist dies from heart attack in jail

A CONVICTED terrorist serving a 30-year sentence has died suddenly from a heart attack in prison. Kepa del Hoyo, 46, a member of ETA's Vizcaya Commando, was arrested in Bilbao in 1998 along with another 10 militants...

Crime/Incidents Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Albacete forest fire into fifth day and out of control

A HUGE inferno that has forced firefighters to evacuate 17 hamlets, a holiday park and a Boy Scouts' camp when it broke out on Thursday is still raging out of control on day five. Rising temperatures, low humidity...