A 64 year old woman in Valdecuna, Asturias, has become the latest victim of domestic violence.
A 47 year old man has been arrested in Torre del Mar for allegedly assaulting his wife and threatening to kill her.
Police and firemen entering a house in calle Ascensión Bielsa in the Puente de Vallecas district of Madrid found the decapitated body of a forty year old woman. The husband, who had tried to commit suicide, was also discovered in the house.
The Guardia Civil is investigating whether the death of a woman in a fire in Alicante on Tuesday is a case of domestic violence.
There were 134,105 official complaints relating to domestic violence during 2010, a slight decrease when compared to the previous three years.
A 50 year old man has been arrested in Granada after confessing to Local Police that he had killed his wife.
Following his arrest for assault and battery, a 26 year old from Aljarafe, Sevilla, told the Guardia Civil he had not intended to kick his seven month pregnant wife in the stomach, he had been aiming for her face.
Two women have died in the past twenty-four hours as a result of domestic violence, one in Reus (Tarragona) and one in Valencia.
A 39 year old man from Caleta de Vélez was arrested on Thursday afternoon on suspicion of issuing death threats and trying to attack his wife.
Police have arrested 45 year old A.G.A. in the village of La Caleruela, in the municipality of Villacarrillo (Jaén), as the alleged killer of his wife following a domestic dispute.