Spanish authorities arrest 926 people for breaking rules of lockdown

Interior minister says most residents are observing the conditions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, but points out that a four-month sentence has already been handed down to one offender

Spanish airports and ports also closed in bid to slow spread of coronavirus

As at land borders, only residents will be able to enter the country by air or sea, with exceptions for certain professions or for reasons of force majeure

Spain’s invisible multi-million-euro marijuana business

Criminal groups are paying as much as €5,000 per harvest to low-income families who agree to grow the drug in their homes

Spanish minister’s secret meeting with Venezuelan vice-president sparks political storm

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez claims that José Luis Ábalos “did what he could to avoid a diplomatic crisis” given that Delcy Rodríguez is banned from entering the European Union

Police sources: Minister met Venezuelan vice-president to avoid her entry into Spain

Media reports claim that transportation chief José Luis Ábalos had secret talks with Delcy Rodríguez inside a private aircraft in Madrid’s Barajas airport in the early hours of Monday

Spanish police arrest captain of the ‘narco-submarine’

Authorities had been looking for the man since last week, when they intercepted the submersible with three tons of cocaine on board

Spanish police take stock of ‘narco-submarine’ contents: over three tons of cocaine

New details emerge about “historic operation” that seized a drug shipment with a market value of €100 million

Coke float: Spain’s Civil Guard salvages the ‘narco-submarine’

Two crew members were arrested when the vessel, which is thought to be carrying 3,000 kilos of cocaine, was left to sink near the Galician coast last Sunday

Is the Spanish coast littered with single-use ‘narco-submarines’?

After the first drug-laden submersible ever caught in European waters was seized on Sunday, police are wondering whether there are more such vessels at the bottom of the sea

Europe’s first ‘narco-submarine’ caught off Spain with 3,000 kilos of cocaine

Two crew members were arrested and a third got away during the joint operation on Sunday in the northwestern Galicia region

Thousands of police officers deployed in Catalonia ahead of general election

Following recent street disturbances by radical independence activists, the authorities are sending reinforcements to guarantee security at polling stations on Sunday

Prosecutors harden position on bringing Spanish ISIS women home

The High Court is concerned that the jihadists could indoctrinate young people once they are repatriated from Syria

‘Head in a box’ crime: Cleaning lady may have unwittingly disposed of body

According to sources from the investigation into the apparent murder of 67-year-old Jesús Mari Baranda, the domestic employee was asked to throw away a number of large trash bags

Woman in custody after giving neighbor box containing her partner’s severed head

The homicide suspect, María del Carmen M.G., had claimed the package was full of sex toys, but in fact it contained the decomposing body part of victim Jesús María B. R.

Trial for murder of eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz begins in Almería

Seven women and two men will decide the fate of Ana Julia Quezada, the self-confessed killer of the child, who was the son of her boyfriend at the time of his death in 2018

Medication found near body of Spanish skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa

A massive search for the 1992 Olympic bronze medalist came to a tragic end on Wednesday, when the 56-year-old’s corpse was located in the Sierra de Madrid mountains

Missing Olympic skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa found dead in Madrid mountains

The search operation for the 1992 bronze medalist was the biggest ever rolled out in the region

Man who killed wife and son in Tenerife cave showing no remorse

The suspect has only spoken to ask for medication for his aching leg, but has shown no interest in his surviving son Jonas, leading investigators to believe the crime was premeditated

“I never searched for my daughter in case they told me she was dead”

Manuela Grande, the mother of one of the Spaniards identified in Syria, tells EL PAÍS about the tough childhood of Luna Fernández and explains how the husband radicalized her

The Jihadist women whom Spain wants to bring back home

Three female Spanish nationals have been identified in detention camps where members of the Islamic State in Syria are being held

North Korea calls Madrid embassy break-in “a grave terrorist attack”

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson told the state news agency KCNA that they expect Madrid to conduct a full investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice

North Korean embassy assailants filmed the attack to prove their actions, say Spanish police

Investigators say the group used micro-cameras to provide evidence of the raid to whoever ordered and financed the operation

CIA implicated in attack on North Korean embassy in Madrid

According to Spanish investigators, two of the men who broke into the diplomatic headquarters have connections to the US intelligence service

“The government asked me to accept their lie about the Madrid train bombings”

Former police chief Juan Jesús Sánchez Manzano was the head of Spain’s Tedax bomb squad when the 2004 jihadist massacre took place in Madrid. Now retired, he tells his side of what became the biggest “fake news” story the country has ever suffered

“Political espionage” suspected in attack on North Korean embassy in Madrid

Investigators have approached the South Korean consulate as they investigate why a group of men broke into the diplomatic building and beat up staff inside

Police believe 10 men with imitation firearms assaulted North Korean embassy

The mysterious attack on the residential building in Madrid last week saw eight people “hooded, interrogated and beaten,” according to sources from the Spanish authorities

Spain investigates alleged attack on North Korean embassy in Madrid

A group of assailants are believed to have entered the building and “tied up and gagged” staff inside but no official police complaint has been filed