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Teenagers arrested after dazzling helicopter pilot with laser beams

Two teenagers are facing massive fines after trying to bring down a police helcopter with a laser beam. Police say the pilot was dazzled by the bright light but thanks to his flying expertise, he managed to avoid a disaster.Full Article

Spanish hotels warned about bogus claims as food poisoning scam diversifies

Tourism chiefs are warning hoteliers about an escalation in false compensation cases following the food poisoning scam which has cost the industry millions this season. Hotels are being told ...Full Article

Razor blades sent to bull-fighting supporters prompts Spanish alert

At least 30 poison pen letters with razor blades inside were sent to professionals and bullfighting fans in France, prompting an alert to Spain. The French Gendarmerie say there ...Full Article

Theft of chicken behind Costa del Sol shooting

A 32-year-old man shot dead on the Costa del Sol may have been killed during a row over a chicken, say police. Three people were arrested in connection with ...Full Article

Spain to get 3,000 kilometres of “vibrating” roads in bid to cut accident deaths

Spain is to introduce “bleeping roads” on nearly 2,000 miles of dangerous routes in a bid to alert distracted or drowsy drivers and cut fatal crashes. The measure will ...Full Article

Police union demands tougher sentences as officers hurt

SIX police officers were injured when a massive riot broke out in the middle of a street in the early hours of the morning. Six members of the elite ...Full Article

Anonymous tip-off leads to suspended prison sentence for British man

A Briton who lived in Mazarrón, in southwest Spain, and claimed that being penniless and homeless had left him no choice but to make a fraudulent claim for benefit ...Full Article

Benidorm may ask dog owners to carry water bottles

Benidorm is to get tough on dog pee as it considers ordering pet owners to take a bottle of water out during walkies. Tourism chiefs in the popular resort ...Full Article

Animal groups furious as village gets over “turkey throwing” ban

Furious animal rights campaigners are to take legal action after Spanish traditionalists banned from throwing a live turkey from a church tower performed the “ceremony” from the roof of ...Full Article

Thirty properties impounded in hashish investigation

Police in Spain have broken up a network of hashish traffickers which operated on the Costa del Sol for 15 years. More than 200 officers were involved in the ...Full Article
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