Serial Sex Attacker Arrested in Elche

Officers from the Specialist and Violent Crime Unit in Alicante have arrested a young man of 24 years of, age and Moroccan nationality, believed to be responsible for a series of sexual offences, six of them against children. According to the National Police, the investigation began in May last year, after two complaints were submitted …

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Fake Police Officer Arrested

Officers from the National Police have arrested a man who had spent several years posing as Local Police officer in Oviedo, even wearing the official uniform in the city centre, and appearing at homes and identifying himself as an officer. The detainee took advantage of his fictitious police role to gain the trust of his …

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Crashed Fire Fighting Plane Found in Sea

A search and rescue operation launched on Tuesday to find a missing fire fighting plane near the island of Mallorca has found the aircraft and the body of the pilot. During the operation, two mine sweepers from of the Spanish, both with powerful sonars capable of tracking deep waters such as those in the northeast …

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Store Room Robbers Arrested

In a joint operation between the National Police and the Guardia Civil, two people have been arrested believed to be responsible for robbing at least 140 store rooms across the Valencia region. As well as the two detainees, aged 37 and 30, a third person, aged 20, is also under investigation for the crimes. The …

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Spy-pen Photographer Arrested

Officers from the National Police have arrested a 43-year-old man in Valencia on suspicion of an offence against privacy, after allegedly recording a co-worker with a ballpoint pen with a secret camera hidden in it. The victim, a 35-year-old woman, discovered the pen under the desk of her colleague and handed it in to the …

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Former President to Enter Cuerpo de Registradores de la Propiedad in Santa Pola

The former president of the Government of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, resigned from his seat in Congress on Friday, according to his political group, the Partido Popular, in an official notice. Once his resignation is formalised, Rajoy will request his re-entry in the Cuerpo de Registradores de la Propiedad, which is based in the Alicante town …

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San Javier Passenger Numbers Increased for 20th consecutive month

Passenger numbers at Murcia´s San Javier airport have increased by 10.4% in the first five months of the year, with a total of 422,358 people passing through the airport between January and May. In the first five months of this year a total of 3,167 landing and take-off operations were recorded, 9.3% more than in …

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Costa Blanca Airport Passenger Numbers Up 1.5%

The Costa Blanca´s main air hub, Alicante-Elche Airport welcomed 1,307,789 passengers through its doors in May, an increase of 1.5% compared to the same month of 2017. There were a total of 549,561 people to or from the UK, with domestic travellers from within Spain in second place, with 128,869 passengers, The Netherlands, with 86,231; …

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Torrevieja Killer Accepts Murder and 20 Years in Prison

Following a change of direction in the trial in Alicante, a man accused of murdering his partner and sandwiching the body in a meter room in an apartment block in Torrevieja (Alicante) in 2016 has accepted a sentence of 20 years in prison. The agreement was announced on Tuesday by his lawyer Carlos Martin Borromeo, …

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