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BLOCKED: Assange angers Spain by inviting Catalan separatists to tea

BLOCKED: Assange angers Spain by inviting Catalan separatists to tea

Gregory Kirby May 20, 2018 Spain

  WIKILEAKS founder and one of the world’s most wanted men, Julian Assange, has supported Catalan separatists causing a backlash from Spain and the Ecuadorian government. Late last year Assange hosted two Catalan separatist leaders in Ecuador’s embassy. He said their independence movement was “the most disciplined Gandhian project since Gandhi,” in...

DRUG CRISIS: Cartel brewing on the Spanish mainland

DRUG CRISIS: Cartel brewing on the Spanish mainland

Gregory Kirby May 20, 2018 Spain

THE Costa del Sol is at risk of having its very own drug cartel as the region’s narco-gangs grow bolder, according to a police union. Last month saw a swathe of serious incidents at the hands of narcos. A police sting seized 8.7 tonnes of cocaine hidden in a container ship arriving...

CRACKDOWN: Offshore hell for Gib’s fiscal fraudsters

CRACKDOWN: Offshore hell for Gib’s fiscal fraudsters

Gregory Kirby May 20, 2018 Spain

SPANISH authorities are cracking down on tax cheats who are registered in Gibraltar but live on the Costa del Sol, rescuing €20 million for the country’s coffers. Tax agencies have slammed 160 duty dodgers in recent operations, reclaiming an average of €125,000 each in unpaid duties. The free riding foreigners were said...

HATE CRIME: Pummelled to death for wearing the Spanish colours

HATE CRIME: Pummelled to death for wearing the Spanish colours

Gregory Kirby May 19, 2018 Spain

A man struck in the head for wearing Spanish flag-coloured trouser braces died of severe brain trauma, an autopsy confirmed. Victor Lainez, from Zaragoza, had no way of defending himself from the brutal attack which caused his heart and lungs to shut down. Rodrigo Lanza, 55, was jailed for the politically-driven “hate...

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