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Experts call for “very urgent” action over dangerous wells

Experts are calling for urgent action after estimating there are around 500,000 underground water wells in Spain which are in danger of collapse and present a threat to life. The Higher Council of Colleges of Mining Engineers said many of these sites are illegal, in poor condition, and pose a risk due to bad ma-nagement. But officials say the ...Full Article

British man raped and robbed in San Antonio

Police in Ibiza have been investigating the alleged rape and robbery of a 27-year-old British man in the middle of the island’s busiest tourist resort. The victim was dragged ...Full Article

Thousands of antlers seized destined for USA and Hong Kong

Police in Spain have seized thousands of deer antlers which were destined for Hong Kong, the USA and Canada for use in medicinal products or dog food. Three different ...Full Article

Spain takes part in major operation to combat illegal animal trading

The Civil Guard, in the framework of operation “Blizzard” to combat the illegal trade in reptiles and involving 22 countries around the world, has arrested or is investigating six ...Full Article

Sports tourism on the increase in Spain

Sports tourism generated 2.44 billion euros in Spain in 2018, ten per cent up on the previous year. According to the figures published by the Ministry of Culture and ...Full Article

Spain fights for rights over black olives

The Government of Spain positively views the formal request made by the European Union for the World Trade Organisation to form a special group to investigate the anti-dumping and ...Full Article

Tourists warned over suitcase snatchers

Tourists have been put on the alert after a bag-snatching scam returned to popular resorts in Spain. A couple posing as holidaymakers have been mingling with genuine guests at ...Full Article

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 ...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
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