An apparent screenshot from a video published by an Islamic State group  allegedly shows smoke billowing from the Baal Shamin temple in Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Islamic State militants published photographs yesterday purporting to show the destruction of a Roman-era temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra(...)

Alan Drennan, from Newtownabbey, near Belfast, who died in Ibiza. His family wants an investigation into claims Mr Brennan was beaten by Spanish police.

The father of a mechanic who died in Ibiza has said he wants answers amid allegations his son was beaten by Spanish police hours earlier. Friends of 2(...)

Kleyo De Abreu, with her father Bernard Atwell, who was killed while bungee jumping in Spain. Photograph: Elkin Atwell/PA Wire

The father of a British woman who died bungee-jumping in Spain has described her as a “beautiful young woman who had all her life ahead of her”. Aspir(...)

“There were very few people out there – If I saw someone every half hour, I would be surprised,” said Maureen, a New Yorker who asked that her last name not be used. Photograph: Getty Images

Pilgrims are being warned to avoid walking alone along a 24km (15-mile) stretch of Spain’s Camino de Santiago after police started an investigation in(...)

A photograph provided by Spanish Guardia Civil shows an X-ray image showing an 8-year-old sub-Saharan boy hidden in a suitcase.  Photograph: Guardia Civil/AFP/Getty Images

Spanish police found an eight-year-old Ivorian boy hidden in a suitcase that was smuggled across the border into Spanish territory in north Africa, an(...)

The people have been arrested in Lanzarote in connection with an investigation into a smuggling and money laundering ring. Photograph: Getty

Spanish police have arrested two former IRA members who they believe were leading a smuggling and money laundering ring.The pair were arrested in Lanz(...)

Dubliner Gerard Kavanagh was gunned down as he sat drinking in an Irish bar on the Costa del Sol near Marbella on Saturday evening

The investigation into the murder of an Irish criminal in Spain is more focused on those he had clashed with in Ireland than any dispute with foreign(...)

Gerard Kavanagh: a married man from Crumlin,  Dublin, he had been heavily involved in the drugs trade for over two decades. Garda sources believe he had also crossed Irish and British criminals in Spain when debt-collecting.

Gardaí are liaising with the Spanish police in an effort to establish if Dubliner Gerard Kavanagh was shot dead because of a localised feud on the Co(...)

Police in Spain are investigating the fatal shooting of an Irish man on the outskirts of Marbella on the Costa Del Sol in Spain yesterday.

An Irish man shot dead in Spain was a well-known criminal who closely associated with some of the biggest drug dealers in Ireland and who gardaí belie(...)

 Undated handout file photo issued by Hampshire Police of Ashya King who was found in southern Spain yesterday. Photograph: Hampshire Police/PA

The grandmother of a five-year-old brain cancer patient whose parents took him out of hospital without doctors’ consent has criticised police for arre(...)