Sixteen individuals have been arrested and nine underage victims rescued during a joint operation between the Spanish National Police, the Urban Guard of Barcelona (Guardia Urbana) and Europol, to dismantle an organised crime group (OCG) involved in trafficking young women. The action day took place on 14 November in Barcelona and resulted in the seizure […]
Officers from the National Police have arrested an Irish fugitive wanted for questioning in relation to a number of offences including the robbery of 134,000 pounds from an armoured van in Dublin in 2010. The detainee was wanted n a European Arrest Warrant for the crimes of robbery, three counts of illegal detention, six counts […]
An Irish tourist has drowned late Saturday while in the beach area of the playa del hotel Fariones, en Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote. The emergency services received the alert at around 3pm on Saturday, immediately attending the scene, but there was nothing anybody could do to preserve life.
More than 70 people were reported injured following an explosion in a cafe’s kitchen in the fair of Velez-Malaga on Saturday. More than 50 were admitted to hospitals, four of them in a serious though not life-threatening condition.
The Guardia Civil is investigating the death of a 72-year old British citizen whose body was found close to the salt lakes at around 20:30 on Tuesday evening. The body shows no signs of violence and was in a state of decomposition and thought to have been there for several days. Officials state that there […]
Officers from the Guardia Civil are investigating the death of a couple and their baby found in their home in Torrevieja on New Year´s Eve. The gruesome discovery was made at around 18:00 on Thursday in their home, where it is thought they may have lay for several days. A full investigation is being carried […]
With the votes now counted in Torrevieja, no single party obtained the absolute majority of 13 seats. PP got 11 seats with 8,995 votes or 37.98%, the PSOE got 4 with 3,934 votes or 16.61%, the LOS VERDES got 4 with 3,278 votes or 13.84%, SUEÑA got 2 seats with 1,842 votes or 7.78%, C’s […]
With the votes now counted in Orihuela, no single party obtained the absolute majority of 13 seats. PP got 11 seats with 10,652 votes or 36.39%. PSOE got 8 with 7,450 votes or 25.45%. C’s got 3 seats with 2,866 votes or 9.79%. CO-EUPV-LVPV:AC got 2 seats with 2,680 votes or 9.16%. FDEE got 1 […]
A patient in Spain caught pneumonia from smoking an electronic cigarette too much, the second ever recorded case of lung illness from the devices, the hospital treating him said Thursday. The patient, identified by media as a man aged 50, was admitted in the northwestern city of A Coruna for a separate illness and came […]
The 62,31 percent of Spanish women who have had an abortion in the last four months would do it illegally or abroad if a restrictive bill is approved, according to a survey released today. The Clinics Association for Termination of Pregnancy carried out this poll among six thousand 45 women who had abortions in their […]
An afternoon of snowshoeing near Lake Louise ended in tragedy for a group visiting from Spain. According to Lisa Paulson, Parks Canada Visitor safety specialist, the five Spaniards, who are believed to be in their twenties, were traversing an area near the bottom of a steep slope on Lake Agnes, approximately six kilometres from Lake […]