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Massive haul of contraband cigarettes

Contraband cigarettes have been smuggled into Spain from Andorra and Gibraltar using mountain trails, packaging companies and transport vehicles. Police last week arrested 50 people in connection with the operation which they believe netted more than two million euros since 2013. This involved an estimated 500,000 packs.Full Article

Safety alert as “pregnant woman” dupes householders

Police have reiterated warnings about never allowing a stranger into your home following a scam involving a heavily pregnant woman in Castellon. The woman knocked on someone’s door and ...Full Article

Gang forged paperwork to make bank withdrawals

Operation “PAKIN-TER” was co-ordinated across various areas of Castellón, including Logroño, Lleida and Barcelona. All eleven arrested are of Pakistani nationality and are alleged to be members of a ...Full Article

Student regains lost 3,000 euros

Imaging losing a large amount of cash in a swimming pool and thinking you will never get it back? This was the scenario faced by an Italian student who ...Full Article

All in a day’s work for sniffer dog Pipo

A passenger who arrived at Barcelona airport thought they had got away with a drug-smug-gling mission. What they didn’t count on, however, was Pipo, an eight-year-old labrador who has ...Full Article

Pimps bar coded prostitutes with wrist tattoos

A group of Romanian pimps bar coded prostitutes to show how much they owed “in debt” and how much they had to pay off in strip clubs or brothels. ...Full Article

Spanish nurse to sue over ebola claims and loss of Excalibur

The Spanish nursing assistant who survived ebola is launching lawsuits against the Ministry of Health and says she will give her demand of 150,000 euros direct to animal charities. ...Full Article

Woman dies after eating “death cap” mushroom

A 56-year-old woman who wanted to enjoy a nice meal with her husband died after eating a highly toxic wild mushroom. The couple went out foraging in the forests ...Full Article

A life abroad is more than bricks and mortar

British nationals planning to retire abroad to learn more about their destination before moving. With six million British nationals planning to head overseas when they retire , the Foreign ...Full Article

Armed French mafia gang settled on Costa Brava

A French mafia group settled on the Costa Brava had an arsenal of guns, including a Kalashnikov and pistols, whilst accompanying a drugs’ shipment, say the Guardia Civil. Five ...Full Article
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