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Salobreña Bomb Hoax

By Hugh MacArthur

Around 14.00h today there was a bomb-scare hoax in Salobreña, which had the emergency services speeding to the scene. »

ATM Blast Update

By Hugh MacArthur

The explosion that wrecked the ATM in La Herradura in the early hours of Tuesday the 10th was the work of a gang that specialises in this kind of robbery; this is the sixth in the province this month. »

Herradura ATM Blown Up

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil are investigating an attack against an ATM belonging to the BMN bank in La Herradura during the early hours of this morning, the 10th. »

Stabbed Bank Manager

By Martin Myall

A man went into a bank branch in Barcelona, stabbed the female bank manager several times and then fled, only to throw himself off a fly-over bridge. »

ATM Commissions Climb

By Martin Myall

Since 2008 the amount that banks charge for card users belonging to other banking entities has doubled. Some are now charging over four euros in commission and even a percentage on top. »

Burning Woman in Bank

By Martin Myall

Inocencia L.P. from Almassora in Castellón, Valencia, set light to herself in her branch of the Caixa bank, which resulted in burns to 48% of her body »

Lock Me Up; I’m Broke!

By Martin Myall

A young man in Málaga, completely financially ruined, decided to stomp into a bank, armed with a stick and demand to be arrested - "it's a hold up," he shouted. But it wasn't. Read on. »

Daylight Robbery

By Duncan Inglis

Some daylight was stolen… no, hang on, 1 million euros were stolen from a bank in Pontevedra by an employee in charge of debt-collection. »

Wonky World x 2

By David Darby

Two articles from our February World Section. One about fighting clergy and the other about a gang of bank robbers who didn't quite get what they came for... »

Bank Takes All

By Martin Myall

It never crossed the mind of small businessman, Antonio Ruiz, that something like this could happen to him; but it has. One moment he was on top of the world, and the next he had been stripped of all he possessed - the bank took the lot: his business (Cuadros San Sebastian)... »

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