What we know about the Costa Blanca wildfires

What we know about the Costa Blanca wildfires

The fires which broke out near Javea on Sunday are the worst on record and by Tuesday morning had already destroyed 812 hectares and more than a dozen homes.

Spaniards caught smuggling 260 reptiles through airport

Spaniards caught smuggling 260 reptiles through airport

Three Spaniards have been arrested in Amsterdam after it was discovered they were smuggling more than 200 snakes and lizards inside their suitcases.

Police free four migrants hidden in car’s false bottom

Police free four migrants hidden in car’s false bottom

The three men and a woman were close to suffocation in a sealed hidden compartment below the seats of the vehicle as it crossed into Spain from Morocco.

Police hunt for Costa Blanca fire starters

Police hunt for Costa Blanca fire starters

As firefighters continue to battle to control the blaze around Javea police hunt for the "environmental terrorists" responsible.