SPANISH PROPERTY MARKET

From the ‘Airbnb scam’ to phishing: how to spot fraud when flat-hunting

Learn how to identify the signs of scammers in the Spanish market, who will often advertise properties that seem too good to be true, and will always be in a hurry to close the deal

Fraud

The Tax Agency insider who helped defraud foreign sports players of €6.3m

The scam, which was run by three lawyers, involved filing fraudulent claims for rebates in the names of high-profile sportsmen who were residents in other countries

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 10, 2019

Gabriel Cruz Murder Case

Spanish child Gabriel Cruz clung to life for up to 90 minutes, says lawyer at trial

Almería jury hears new details about the death of the eight-year-old in southern Spain 18 months ago at the hands of self-confessed killer Ana Julia Quezada

ENVIRONMENT

A global mission to track down microplastics makes a stop in Spain

The Tara Ocean Foundation has sent a schooner and 40 scientists to 10 European rivers to find the sources of a major sea pollutant