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Foreign contributors to Spain’s social security system hits record high

The average number of foreign citizens registered with the Social Security system stood at 1,612,681 in February. The increase in the number of foreign contributors stands at 11,859, representing a rise of 0.74 per cent. This month-on-month increase is in line with those posted in the last two years.Full Article

Firefighter dies after falling from roof in bird rescue

A firefighter died after plummeting from the roof of a warehouse whilst trying to rescue a bird. He suffered a fractured skull and serious head injuries in the freak ...Full Article

Prisoner flew helicopters on cocaine runs whilst on weekend permits!

Police who dismantled a Costa del Sol “narco flights” operation discovered the pilot was a prisoner who spent his weekend “leave” flying the helicopters! The man was already serving ...Full Article

Pensioners arrested for selling cocaine on Costa del Sol

Drug squad officers were stunned when they went to arrest a couple of cocaine-pushers who turned out to be sprightly septuagenarians! The man, aged 79, was caught red-handed with ...Full Article

Police find three stowaways in one single car

Police trying to clampdown on illegal trafficking gangs who hide immigrants in cars continue to be shocked by the extreme measures taken. On one occasion, they found three Moroccans ...Full Article

Gang used incinerator to hide marijuana

Police investigating a drugs transportation network between Malaga and the Netherlands found marijuana and hashish hidden in incinerator ovens. Seven machines with false compartments were found in a warehouse, ...Full Article

Porsche clocked at 295km was driven by one-legged man!

Police got a double shock when they spotted the driver of a Porsche 911 giving it a road test on the outskirts of a busy city. Not only did ...Full Article

Spanish couple killed on way to Stones concert

A young Spanish couple determined to be part of the historic Rolling Stones concert in Cuba were killed in a car crash whilst on their way to the gig. ...Full Article

Rajoy talks of heartbreak after Germanwings tragedy and lessons to learn

Spain’s acting president, Mariano Rajoy has called for a “commitment from everyone” to avoid further events such as the Germanwings tragedy. One year on from the air crash, Sr. ...Full Article

Soccer player stabbed near heart by angry fan

A 24-year-old footballer narrowly missed being killed after a frenzied fan ran on to the pitch after a match and stabbed him near the heart in front of the ...Full Article
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