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Spanish police used excessive force in Catalan referendum: Human Rights Watch

Spanish police used excessive force in Catalan referendum: Human Rights Watch

A human rights monitor on Thursday said an investigation into the actions of Spanish police to impede voting in Catalonia's recent independence referendum showed that they had engaged in excessive force while confronting demonstrators.

Oct 12, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Spanish police move to enforce ban on Catalan independence referendum

Spanish police move to enforce ban on Catalan independence referendum

Hundreds of supporters of the referendum spent the night in schools with their children and say they plan to remain there until Sunday to keep them open for voters.

Oct 01, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Spanish police say driver of Barcelona rampage van identified

Spanish police say driver of Barcelona rampage van identified

The 22-year-old Moroccan remains at large, and police said Sunday that they did not know if he was still in Spain.

Aug 21, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

Spain arrests Moroccan in Mallorca `linked` to IS group

Spanish police said Tuesday they had detained a Moroccan man in the Mediterranean island resort of Palma de Mallorca suspected of recruiting jihadists for the Islamic State (IS) group.

Apr 19, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

Spanish police seize 20,000 military uniforms bound for jihadists

Spanish police said Thursday they have seized about 20,000 military uniforms, enough to equip an entire army which were destined for jihadist groups operating in Syria and Iraq.

Mar 04, 2016, 01:52 AM IST

Spain detains suspected drug smuggler on UK's most-wanted list

Spanish Police said Monday they have arrested a suspected drug trafficking boss who is listed among Britain's ten most wanted fugitives.

Nov 16, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Police arrest Spanish woman for Islamic State links

Spanish police have arrested a 22-year-old woman they suspect was planning to join the Islamic State armed group in Syria.

Oct 20, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Spanish police arrest man caught speeding in Facebook video

Spanish police have arrested a man for speeding after spotting a video on Facebook of him driving at 184 kilometres an hour, police said on Sunday.

Sep 13, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
Spanish police find bike stolen during Tour of Spain

Spanish police find bike stolen during Tour of Spain

Spanish police said Sunday they found a bike worth around 12,000 euros ($13,600) that was stolen from an Australian rider in the Tour of Spain for sale in a second hand shop for just 120 euros.

Sep 13, 2015, 17:21 PM IST
Spain arrests woman for recruiting girls for Islamic State

Spain arrests woman for recruiting girls for Islamic State

Spanish police on Tuesday arrested a woman in the Canary Islands on suspicion of recruiting adolescent girls to join Islamic State in Syria, the interior ministry said.

Jul 07, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Spanish police seize cocaine-stuffed pineapples

 Spanish police seized 200 kilos (440 pounds) of cocaine found inside hollowed-out pineapples that arrived by ship from Central America, the interior ministry said Sunday.

May 31, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Spain arrests two suspected of distributing Islamic State propaganda

 Spanish police arrested two people on Tuesday in the northeastern city of Barcelona on suspicion of distributing Islamic State propaganda, the interior ministry said. 

May 12, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Spain arrests four suspected jihadists

Spanish police on Saturday arrested four suspected Islamist extremists who were prepared to launch attacks in Spain, the government said.

Jan 25, 2015, 03:34 AM IST
Spanish police detain 32 in deadly Deportivo riot probe

Spanish police detain 32 in deadly Deportivo riot probe

 Spanish police detained Tuesday 32 people in a probe into a riot before a league match in which a fan of the football club Deportivo died after being thrown into a river.

Dec 16, 2014, 20:00 PM IST
Two PSG fans stabbed after Barca match

Two PSG fans stabbed after Barca match

Two Paris St Germain fans were stabbed after leaving the Nou Camp following their team`s Champions League group game against Barcelona on Wednesday.

Dec 11, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

Spanish police seize 600 kilos of cocaine from Czech vessel

 Spanish police on Tuesday said they had seized nearly 600 kilos of cocaine from a Czech-registered sailboat sailing in the Atlantic.

Nov 12, 2014, 03:02 AM IST

Spanish police arrest dozens in $300 million corruption case

  Spanish police have arrested 51 people as part of a graft investigation involving local government construction contracts, the anti-corruption prosecutor`s office said on Monday.

Oct 27, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

Spain detains 14-year-old girl as jihad suspect

Spanish police said on Monday they had detained a 14-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman suspected of trying to join Islamic extremists fighting in Iraq and Syria.

Aug 05, 2014, 00:33 AM IST

Spain police arrest 26 suspected Italian gangsters

Spanish police Tuesday arrested 26 suspected members of the Italian Camorra mob accused of laundering mafia money through companies in Spain, prosecutors said.

Jul 08, 2014, 21:52 PM IST

Struggling Santander seek King`s Cup solace

Racing Santander are seeking a much-needed boost when the financially troubled club, the only third-tier side left in the King`s Cup, play their last 16 second leg at top-flight Almeria on Tuesday (1830 GMT).

Jan 13, 2014, 19:25 PM IST