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More Spanish arrests in fraudulent contracts controversy

An ongoing investigation into possible corruption in public office has had implications in the Canary Islands. In the latest round of the operation, members of the Civil Guard arrested 15 people in Melilla, Madrid, Malaga and Las Palmas.

Massive haul of pure cocaine hidden inside cattle hides

Police have arrested eleven drug traffickers for trying to smuggle 500,000 euros worth of pure cocaine hidden inside cattle hides. Drug squad officers had to slash ...Full Article

Remote snow village seeks new residents to save village school!

A tiny snow village situated at the highest and coldest point of Spain is seeking new residents – so it can keep its school open! Just ...Full Article

Spain sees drop in crime to maintain “safe” reputation but not murders

Spain is still one of the safest countries in the world, new crime figures have revealed. A total of 2,093,621 offences  were registered in Spain last ...Full Article

Shell-fish could have caused serious health problems

Shell-fish seized by police in Spain had been collected in areas where health authorities had recorded high levels of the E-coli bacteria. The illegal trade could ...Full Article

Drugs sold to children for just a euro

Four people have been arrested on the mainland of Spain for selling drugs to school-children for as little as one euro per transaction. Police said the ...Full Article

Car shoots off road and ploughs through roof

Even experienced firemen raised an eyebrow after finding this bright pink car embedded head first in the roof of an old cottage! The Honda Civic flew ...Full Article

Four arrests as police break up train graffiti gang

National police have broken up one of the most active graffiti gangs in Spain. Four people arrested as part of an ongoing inves-tigation into vandals who ...Full Article

Prostitute earnings in GDP quota!

  Around 600,000 women are working as prostitutes in Spain and are not being co-erced to do so, a new report reveals. Last year, according to ...Full Article

Clutch bags seized for being dangerous weapons!

  Hundreds of colourful fashion handbags are being destroyed because their distinctive “knuckle-buster” clasps are considered dangerous and prohibitive weapons. Police units in Madrid are being ...Full Article
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