Police detain tobacco smugglers

Guardia Civil officers from Algeciras intercepted a vehicle carrying 3,250 packets of contraband tobacco.

Huge cocaine bust in Algeciras

The National Police and Guardia Civil in Algeciras have arrested six people and seized 2,500 kilos of cocaine hidden in a container of pineapples from Costa Rica.

Homage to Paco de Lucia

The central access to the port of Algeciras, the most important port in Spain, is to be named after Paco de Lucia, the most internationally well-known algericeño.

Six injured in fire in Algeciras

Six people had to be treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and an entire block in Urbanisation Carteya, in avenida Ramón Puyol, Algeciras, had to be evacuated after fire broke out in one of the dwellings.