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Police seize thousands of bottles of falsified wine

The Civil Guard has arrested four people and is investigating another six for their involvement in a massive wine fraud believed to have affected some two million bottles. The wine was being served up in restaurants, with diners believing they were drinking well-known brands from the Castilla and León deno-mination. But the wine had actually been falsified by the ...Full Article

Moroccan gang charged up to 6,000 euros for people smuggling

Police have made another wave of arrests for human trafficking between Africa and Spain. This latest gang is believed to have been res-ponsible for smuggling illegal immigrants from Morocco, ...Full Article

Archaeological sites plundered and relics forged in massive scam

The Civil Guard has recovered more than 30,000 objects of archaeological interest, most of them from sites in Spain. Among the material in-tervened, in addition to the authentic pieces, ...Full Article

Madrid room prices soar 2,000 per cent for Champions League final

Residents of Madrid are set to rake in thousands of pounds by renting out their homes – often with the families still living there! – for the Champions League ...Full Article

The amazing story of the baby’s rattle found in a Franco victim’s grave

The mysterious discovery of a pink and yellow baby’s rattle found next to the remains of a woman killed by firing squad during the Spanish Civil War has finally ...Full Article

Unions warn of mental workload of airport security staff

Unions are warning about the occupational risks faced by security workers at Spain’s airports. Their alert follows the death of a woman employee at Palma airport following an altercation ...Full Article

Sweets, cakes and sugary beverages banned from schools in Balearics

The Balearic Government has announced tough new rules over the type of food served to school-children as it fights obesity and encourages a healthier lifestyle. The decree is based ...Full Article

Costa del Sol to set up jellyfish free zones

Popular beaches along the Costa del Sol are to set up jellyfish-free zones to save holiday makers getting a nasty sting this summer. Marbella has come up with the ...Full Article

Four stowaways found in 60cm wide space

National Police located four migrants hidden in a false compartment of a van in the control of vehicles prior to boarding in the port of Ceuta. The vehicle was ...Full Article

Hoteliers launch world-wide onslaught against illegal holiday rentals

Hoteliers from around the world, including New York, Paris, London and Tel Aviv, have joined forces to launch a global onslaught against the lettings giant Airbnb and illegal holiday ...Full Article
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