Tag: police

British MP Arrested In Alicante

Simon Danczuk MP has been arrested in Spain following an alleged incident involving his estranged wife. He reportedly threw Ms Danczuk’s phone in the swimming pool at their apartment in the Alicante town of Algorfa, and shouted that to her that he wanted to talk as he was escorted away by police and spent the night in […]

Four firefighters injured in an explosion in Mairena, Sevilla.

Four firefighters have been injured, two of them seriously, in an explosion which occurred in a residential building in Mairena del Alcor (Sevilla). Emergency Service were called at 04:30 hours when a fire was noticed at the ground floor of a three storey building located on Avenida de los Alcores. Ambulances, Civil Guard, local police and firefighters arrived and the […]

Dumped Baby Rescued by Police

A newborn baby was rescued from an underground rubbish container in the Mejorada del Campo area of Madrid on Wednesday morning. A man walking his dog heard what he thought were the cries of a baby and alerted the Guardia Civil, who in turn called on the fire service to assist in accessing the underground […]

Fined for Offensive T-Shirt

Social network sites have been going wild this weekend sharing news from Alicante that a girl was allegedly issued with a 651 euro fine at the weekend for wearing an offensive t-shirt. The t-shirt had the phrase “ACAB” on the front, an English language acronym which is known to be disrespectful of the police. The […]

Major International Crime Ring Disbanded

A total of 130 people have been arrested in a global operation deployed at 140 airports in 49 countries all believed to be involved in a criminal organisation dedicated to obtaining airline tickets fraudulently. The operation was coordinated by Europol and Interpol in the framework of the so-called “Operación Blue Amber”, aimed at tackling organised […]

A Policeman’s Lot

Details were released this week of a case where a local police officer in Vigo has been slapped with a 645 euro fine after repeatedly parking his private car in a disabled parking spot. Local residents took photographs of the officer parking his silver Audi which they said had been used for at least three […]


If you are unfortunate to find yourself in a life threatening situation, whatever your emergency, be it the need for the police, fire, ambulance, coast guard, one number is all you need from any fixed or mobile phone, the number 112.
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Armed Forces Day

Armed forces day will be celebrated across Spain on Saturday with a range of displays organised in various locations. There have been activities all week but this weekend there will be a number of naval ships opened to the public for viewing in Cartagena, along with static displays. In the La Murada area of Orihuela […]

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