Country: Spain

Picón se muestra "disgustado" por el robo y "preocupado" por los desprendimientos

(Spain)

Picón "disgusted" by theft and "worried" by landslides

Burgos Conecta, 10th Jun 2017.

Roban las campanas de Villacibio

(Spain)

Bells of Villacibio stolen

El Norte de Castilla, 8th Jun 2017.

Temperature rises by almost one degree at ancient Altamira cave

(Spain)

Jessica Jones, iNews, 7th Jun 2017.

Auction house pulls 'stolen' leaders' autographs from Spain

(Serbia; Spain)

Outlook, 2nd Jun 2017.

'Stolen' book of world leaders' autographs turns up in Spain

(Serbia; Spain)

AFP, The Local, 31st May 2017.

Serbia seeks return of leaders' missing autographs

(Serbia; Spain)

Outlook, 31st May 2017.

Roban más de 400 piezas de una colección arqueológica que iba a convertirse en museo en Campillos

(Spain)

Stolen: More than 400 pieces of an archaeological collection that was to become a museum in Campillos

Fernando Torres, Diario Sur, 18th May 2017.

Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings

(Spain; United States of America)

Menachem Wecker, Hyperallergic, 17th May 2017.

El robo del retablo de Olivares

(Spain)

The theft of the altarpiece of Olivares

Agapito Ojosnegros Lázaro, El Norte de Castilla, 15th May 2017.

La Hermandad de la Resurrección denuncia el robo de varias joyas a la Virgen de la Aurora

(Spain)

The Hermandad de la Resurrección denounces the theft of various jewels from the Virgin de la Aurora

Europa Press, La Vanguardia, 11th May 2017.

Man who faked well-known artwork arrested by National Police

(Spain)

John Smith, EuroWeekly, 27th Apr 2017.

Roban un Cristo del siglo XVI de la capilla del cementerio de Artea

(Spain)

16th century Christ stolen from the chapel of the cemetery of Artea

El Correo, 27th Apr 2017.

Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 24th Apr 2017.

Ingresan en prisión los presuntos autores de un robo en una iglesia de O Carballiño

(Spain)

Suspects in robbery of O Carballiño church sent to prison

La Voz de Galicia, 24th Mar 2017.

Otras piezas "Quimbaya" de los tesoros colombianos en el exterior y en el interior del país

(Colombia; Spain)

Other "Quimbaya" Colombian treasure pieces abroad and inside the country

Irene Hartmann, Cronica Del Cuinddio, 19th Mar 2017.

Detenido tras robar limosnas y varias joyas en siete iglesias

(Spain)

Arrest for theft of offerings and various jewels in seven churches

A. Rodriguez Ourense, Atlántico, 17th Mar 2017.

Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico

(Spain)

The enemies of historic heritage

Aludena Ruiz, El Diario, 13th Mar 2017.

Tres detenidos por robar a la familia Borbón-Dos Sicilias

(Spain)

Three arrested for theft from the Borbón-Dos Sicilias family

Noticias de Gipuzkoa, 6th Mar 2017.

La Xunta tendrá mayor control sobre bienes de la Iglesia en los que invierte

(Spain)

Regional government will have more control over the items in Churches that it funds

Juan Capeáns, La Voz de Galicia, 2nd Mar 2017.

Detienen a un vecino de Calonge que robó el cáliz de la iglesia de Sant Martí

(Spain)

Resident of Calonge arrested for stealing a chalice from the church of San Martí

EFE, La Vanguardia, 28th Feb 2017.

Guardia Civil arrest a gang involved in producing and selling fake paintings

(Spain)

John Smith, EuroWeekly, 23rd Feb 2017.

Jóvenes expoliadores saquean yacimientos de la Comunitat Valenciana y lo difunden por internet

(Spain)

Young looters sack sites in the Comunitat Valenciana and sell them on the internet

J. A. Marrahí, Las Provincias, 13th Feb 2017.

Recuperan un misal y un sacro antiguos robados en Pinos del Valle

(Spain)

Missal and ancient sacrum stolen in Pinos del Valle recovered

Granada Hoy, 7th Feb 2017.

Asociación denuncia saqueo y destrucción de restos arqueológicos en Salamanca

(Spain)

Association denounces looting and destruction of archaeological remains in Salamanca

La Vanguardia, 3rd Feb 2017.

Así protege la Armada de los piratas los tesoros submarinos

(Spain)

Here's how the Armada is protected from pirates of underwater treasures

Gonzalo Araluce, El Español, 31st Jan 2017.

Art thieves suspected of Francis Bacon heist arrested in Madrid

(Spain)

The Local, 31st Jan 2017.

Roban cuatro imágenes de santos de la ermita de San Antonio de Frailes

(Spain)

Four sculptures of saints stolen from the hermitage of San Antonio in Frailes

Belén Ramírez, Alcalá la Real, 27th Jan 2017.

Roban y profanan imágenes de la Virgen y el Niño en ermita de Córdoba

(Spain)

Blanca Ruiz, ACI Prensa, 23rd Jan 2017.

Spanish Police Announce Arrests in Cultural Artifacts Ring

(Spain)

Associated Press, The New York Times, 22nd Jan 2017.

Una macrooperación de la Europol permite recuperar más de 3.500 obras de arte

(Spain)

A Europol macrooperation results in the recovery of more than 3,500 art objects

La Vanguardia, 22nd Jan 2017.

Un ladrón llama al 112 tras caerse del tejado de la iglesia de San Pablo

(Spain)

A thief calls 112 after falling off the roof of the Church of San Pablo

El Periódico, 22nd Jan 2017.

El Obispado de Cádiz afronta una multa por abandonar una iglesia paleocristiana

(Spain)

The bishopric of Cádiz faces fine for abandoning early Christian church

Jesús A. Cañas, El País, 18th Jan 2017.

A prisión por robar un cáliz y dinero de la lotería de una iglesia de Onda

(Spain)

Prison for theft of a chalice and lottery money from an Onda church

El Mundo, 11th Jan 2017.

Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda

(Spain)

Arrests for theft in an Onda church

Paula Varella, Cadena Ser, 11th Jan 2017.

Roban dos campanas de bronce de 500 kilos en una iglesia de Porto do Son, A Coruña

(Spain)

Two 500 kilo bronze bells stolen from the church of Porto do Son

Antena 3, 28th Dec 2016.

Una Hermandad de Guillena restituye la corona y el Niño Jesús robado para la Misa del Gallo

(Spain)

Brotherhood of Guillena restores the stolen crown and the Baby Jesus for midnight mass

F. Cabanillas, Arahal Información, 27th Dec 2016.

El 'saqueo' de las momias guanches

(Spain)

The looting of the Guanche mummies

EFE, RTVC, 19th Dec 2016.

Returning stolen art to its rightful owner is also about restoring dignity

(Spain)

Deborah Solon, Los Angeles Times, 17th Dec 2016.

A Spanish museum may have the legal right to keep art stolen by the Nazis. That doesn't mean it should

(Spain)

Los Angeles Times, 14th Dec 2016.

Abren un boquete en la puerta de la capilla de San Antón, en Cedeira, para robar el cepillo

(Spain)

Hole opened in the door of the chapel of San Anton in Cedeira to rob the chapel

Ana F. Cuba, La Voz de Galicia, 6th Dec 2016.

Case Over $30 Million Camille Pissarro Painting Comes to a Head in Appeals Court

(Spain; United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 6th Dec 2016.

La Policía detiene a los presuntos autores del robo en la iglesia y la rectoral de Cea

(Spain)

Police arrested suspects in the robbery of the church and rectory of Cea

Faro de Vigo, 5th Dec 2016.

Jewish family battles Spain museum over art looted by Nazis

(Spain)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 4th Dec 2016.

Roban una reliquia del siglo XVI del Museo de Arte Sacro y la entregan a la Policía Local

(Spain)

Sixteenth century relic stolen from the Museum of Sacred Art and deliver to Local Police

David Gonzalez, El Correo, 29th Nov 2016.

Joyas en peligro

(Spain)

Treasures in danger

David Navarro, Heraldo, 21st Nov 2016.

Un antiguo poblado aborigen de Tamaraceite muere olvidado, víctima constante de actos vandálicos

(Spain)

An ancient indigenous village of Tamaraceite dies forgotten, a constant victim of vandalism

Jennifer Jimenez, El Diario, 21st Nov 2016.

'Harry Potter fans' deface ancient 4,000-year-old megalithic tomb with Deathly Hallows symbol graffiti

(Spain)

Stephen Jones, Mirror, 17th Nov 2016.

Stealing Hosts for anti-Catholic art? Not illegal, Spanish judge says

(Spain)

CNA, Catholic News Agency, 16th Nov 2016.

Spaniard jailed for destroying Neolithic cave to make an animal shelter

(Spain)

James Badcock, The Telegraph, 13th Nov 2016.

Recuperados el sagrario y el copón sustraídos de la iglesia de Polloe

(Spain)

Tabernacle and ciborium stolen from Polloe church recovered

El Diario Vasco, 10th Nov 2016.

Roban dos tallas de los siglos XVI y XVIII en la iglesia de Villaldavín

(Spain)

Carved sculptures from the 16th and 18th centuries stolen from the church of Villaldavín

El Norte de Castilla, 8th Nov 2016.

Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'

(Spain)

Works of art in 'search and capture'

Carlos Fonesca, Voz Populi, 5th Nov 2016.

Roban ornamentos religiosos y joyas en la iglesia de Santa María en Ocaña

(Spain)

Religious ornaments and jewellery stolen from the church of Santa María in Ocaña

ABC España, 18th Oct 2016.

Roban la campana de la iglesia de Quintana del Pino

(Spain)

Loreto Velázquez, El Correo De Burgos, 14th Oct 2016.

Spanish thieves find easy source of loot: unprotected churches

(Spain)

Jordi Pérez Colomé, El País, 30th Sep 2016.

Una carta anónima desvela el robo de cuatro campanas en la Casa del Chavo

(Spain)

An anonymous letter reveals the theft of four bells from the Casa del Chavo C

Javier Martínez, Las Provincias, 27th Sep 2016.

Un tapiz robado multiplica por diez su precio tras 'perder' el nombre

(Spain)

A stolen tapestry that's price multiplied by ten after 'losing' its name.

Eduardo Bayona, Publico, 25th Sep 2016.

La «misteriosa» desaparición de los restos de Diego Colón

(Spain)

The "mysterious" disappearance of the remains of Diego Columbus

Mónica Arrizabalaga, ABC España, 25th Sep 2016.

The man stuffed and displayed like a wild animal

(Botswana; Spain)

Frank Westerman, BBC News, 16th Sep 2016.

Thirty works of art recovered in Torrevieja

(Spain)

The Leader, 11th Sep 2016.

Robo frustrado de noche en la iglesia de Santa María de Laredo

(Spain)

Theft thwarted in the night at the church of Santa María de Laredo

Abel Verano, El Diario Montañes, 3rd Sep 2016.

Roban las joyas de la Virgen en la ermita de Tiagua

(Spain)

Jewels of the Virgin of the hermitage of Tiagua stolen

La Voz de Lanzarote, 1st Sep 2016.

Nazi treasure hunt: Spain wants return of 'Aryan' artifacts gifted to Third Reich in 1940s

(Spain; Germany)

RT, 30th Aug 2016.

Old Master recovered and gang arrested in Marbella

(Spain)

John Smith, EuroWeekly, 29th Aug 2016.

El hermano mayor de la Fe da por perdidas las 37 piezas de joyería robadas pese a la detención del ladrón

(Spain)

The head of La Hermandad de la Fe give up as lost 37 pieces of jewellery stolen, despite the arrest of the thief

Europa Press, La Informacion, 20th Aug 2016.

Our Prayers Are Answered as Beast Jesus Stars in a Comic Opera

(Spain)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 15th Aug 2016.

'Pink Panther' jewel thief gang arrested after stealing £280MILLION in 380 armed robberies as they tried to escape wearing joke-shop wig and fake glasses

(Spain)

Harvey Day, The Daily Mail, 6th Aug 2016.

Roban joyas arqueológicas de Alejandro Magno y de la hija de Mahoma valoradas en 100 millones

(Spain)

Archaeological treasures of Alexander the Great and the daughter of Muhammed valued at 100 million stolen

Luis F. Durán, El Mundo, 29th Jul 2016.

El abandono y los saqueos arruinan gran parte de la historia industrial de Cantabria

(Spain)

Neglect and looting has ruined much of the industrial history of Cantabria

Álvaro San Miguel, El Diario Montañes, 22nd Jul 2016.

Who Stole These Francis Bacon Masterpieces?

(Spain)

Lizzie Crocker, The Daily Beast, 17th Jul 2016.

Spanish Archive Raises Franco-Era Ghosts and Shadows of a New Chasm

(Spain)

Raphael Minder, The New York Times, 16th Jul 2016.

Destrozan con pintadas la fachada de la ermita del Calvario y sus estaciones de penitencia

(Spain)

The facade of the hermitage of Calvario and it's stations of the cross destroyed by graffiti

Marbella Directo, 13th Jul 2016.

Un año y tres meses por robar en una iglesia rumana de Roquetas

(Spain)

On year and three month for theft from a Romanian church in Roquetas

Diario de Almería, 13th Jul 2016.

Roban una de las campanas de Duález

(Spain)

One of the bell of Duález stolen

David Carrera, El Diario Montañes, 7th Jul 2016.

Spanish Supreme Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation in Image Rights Dispute

(Spain)

Naomi Rea, ArtNet News, 30th Jun 2016.

Detienen a presuntos autores del robo de las coronas de la Virgen de la Cabeza

(Spain)

Assumed robbers of the crown of the Virgen de la Cabeza arrested

CLM24, 30th Jun 2016.

Roban joyas y causan daños por valor de 90.000 euros en la parroquia de la Trinidad

(Spain)

Jewels robbed and 90,000 euros of damage caused in the parish church of Trinidad

Juan Cano, Diario Sur, 23rd Jun 2016.

Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 22nd Jun 2016.

Spanish police nab 2 in possession of 10,000 stolen artworks

(Spain)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 18th Jun 2016.

El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos"

(Spain)

El Cabildo renews protection of petroglyph sites in Pico Bejenao after "acts of vandalism"

El Diario, 17th Jun 2016.

Guardia Civil puts a stop to internet sale of archaeological antiques

(Spain)

John Smith, EuroWeekly, 13th Jun 2016.

Tres detenidos por 35 robos en colegios e iglesias

(Spain)

Three arrested for 35 robberies in schools and churches

Europa Press, 9th Jun 2016.

Tricornios contra expoliadores

(Spain)

Tricorns Against Plunder

E. Gancedo, Diario de León, 8th Jun 2016.

Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro

(Spain)

Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested

Diario de Alto Aragón, 4th Jun 2016.

Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo

(Spain)

Archaeologists ask administration for support to stop the looting of the site of Malamoneda in Toledo

Europa Press, La Vanguardia, 2nd Jun 2016.

La Policía recupera un óleo de Berruguete del siglo XVI robado a una iglesia de Lantadilla (Palencia)

(Spain)

Police recover a 16th century Berruguete painting stolen from a Lantadilla church (Palencia)

EcoDiario, 29th May 2016.

Spanish police make arrests over stolen Francis Bacon works

(Spain)

Nadia Khomami, The Guardian, 28th May 2016.

Roban las coronas de la patrona y la Esperanza de Hinojos

(Spain)

The crowns of the patron saint and the Esperanza of Hinojos stolen

José Javier Comas Rodríguez, Pasión en Sevilla, 27th May 2016.

Ocultar los elementos de valor de los templos a partir de ahora, una de las soluciones

(Spain)

Hide the valuable items of the churches from now on, one of the solutions

Ángel García, Zamora 24 Horas, 23rd May 2016.

El Gobierno admite el robo en 58 iglesias de Zamora entre febrero y mayo

(Spain)

The Government admits to robberies of 58 churches in Zamora between February and May.

I. Gómez, La Opinión de Zamora, 23rd May 2016.

No fue Thomas Crown, fue un butronero: el perfil del ladrón de arte en España

(Spain)

Not Thomas Crown, but a hole-maker: the profile of an art thief in Spain

Rebeca Fernández, El Confidencial, 22nd May 2016.

Más de medio centenar de templos, asaltados desde el mes de marzo

(Spain)

More than 50 churches attacked since the month of March

Alejandro Bermudez, La Opinión de Zamora, 18th May 2016.

Los ladrones roban y provocan serios daños en el santuario de la Carballeda, en Rionegro

(Spain)

Thieves steal from and cause serious damage to the sanctuary of Carballeda in Rionegro

La Opinión de Zamora, 16th May 2016.

Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain

(United States of America; Spain)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 13th May 2016.

Zamora, en jaque por los continuos robos en su patrimonio religioso

(Spain)

Zamora held in check by continuous robberies of its religious heritage

Alberto Ferreras, ABC España, 13th May 2016.

El robo en la necrópolis de Elorrio abre el debate sobre la protección del patrimonio

(Spain)

Theft in the necropolis of Elorrio starts debate about the protection of heritage

Alain Salterain, Deia, 6th May 2016.

Desarticulada una banda por robo con fuerza en iglesias

(Spain)

Gang busted for aggravated theft in churches

EFE, La Cronica de Badajoz, 5th May 2016.

Las iglesias de Torres, Almendra y Almaraz, últimas "víctimas" de la oleada de robos

(Spain)

The churches of Torres, Almendra, and Almaraz, latest "victims" of theft spree

La Opinión de Zamora, 5th May 2016.

Roban el Sagrario de la Iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro

(Spain)

The tabernacle of the Church of Perpetual Sorrow stolen

Radio Huesca, 4th May 2016.

Detenido por robar dos candelabros de plata de la iglesia de la Victoria

(Spain)

Arrest for stealing two silver candelabras from the church of la Victoria

César Pérez Pacheco, Jerez Sin Fronteras, 3rd May 2016.

Los ladrones asaltan los templos de Requejo, Barrios, Santa Colomba, San Miguel y Riego

(Spain)

Thieves attack the temples of Requejo, Barrios, Santa Colomba, San Miguel, and Riego

La Opinión de Zamora, 1st May 2016.

Roban la corona de oro de la Virgen del Rosario en la iglesia de Gallegos del Río

(Spain)

Gold crown of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen from the church of Gallegos del Río

La Opinión de Zamora, 30th Apr 2016.

Roban una de las tres campanas de la iglesia de Carracedo tras utilizar una grúa

(Spain)

One of the three bells of the church of Carracedo stolen with the use of a crane

La Opinión de Zamora, 29th Apr 2016.

Cartagena corta el tráfico en el Castillo de los Moros para evitar saqueos

(Spain)

Cartagena cuts traffic to the Castillo de los Moros to prevent looting

EFE, ABC España, 27th Apr 2016.

Una actuación de urgencia blinda la cueva del Cuaternario de Moclín frente a expolios

(Spain)

Emergency action protects the Quaternary cave of Moclín against looters

EFE, Granada Hoy, 19th Apr 2016.

Le piden 3,5 años de cárcel por robar una pila bautismal del siglo XIII

(Spain)

3.5 years in prison sought for the theft of a 13th century baptismal font

Ricardo Sánchez Rico, El Norte de Castilla, 19th Apr 2016.

Piden tres años de cárcel a cuatro 'piteros' por expolio arqueológico

(Spain)

Three years in jail requested for four 'piteros' for archaeological looting.

Juan Esteban Poveda, Ideal, 6th Apr 2016.

La diócesis estima que el 70%de las piezas sustraídas en este siglo han sido recuperadas

(Spain)

The diocese estimated that 70%of the pieces stolen in this century have been recovered

Diario de Burgos, 22nd Mar 2016.

10 «valiosas» obras robadas en el último gran expolio de arte sacro no aparecen

(Spain)

10 valuable works stolen in the recent large plundering of sacred are have not been found

I. Elices, Diario de Burgos, 22nd Mar 2016.

With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again

(Spain)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 18th Mar 2016.

La Iglesia de Jaén reza en desagravio tras el robo de la Custodia de Las Bernardas

(Spain)

The church of Jaén prays for help after the theft of the Custodia of Las Bernardas.

Javier López, ABC España, 14th Mar 2016.

Francis Bacon Paintings Worth £23m 'Stolen'

(Spain)

Sky News, 13th Mar 2016.

Córdoba rejects Catholic church's claim to own mosque-cathedral

(Spain)

Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 13th Mar 2016.

Roban una pieza del paso de misterio del Ecce - Homo

(Spain)

Piece of the paso de misterio of Ecce-Homo stolen.

A. Cañadas, Cofrademania, 10th Mar 2016.

Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 9th Mar 2016.

This is what happened when Spain restored ancient castle

(Spain)

Jessica Jones, The Local, 9th Mar 2016.

Osuna restaurará el acueducto saqueado y pedirá a la Junta que lo declare BIC

(Spain)

Osuna to restore the aqueduct looted for stone and the Junta will declare it BIC

Andalucía Centro, 1st Mar 2016.

Decenas de joyas y obras de arte están perdidas por los robos en iglesias

(Spain)

Dozens of jewels and works of art are lost to robberies in churches

Antonio Botías, La Verdad, 29th Feb 2016.

Roban varias de las conchas de bronce que indican el Camino de Santiago en Valladolid

(Spain)

Some of the bronze shells that mark the Camino de Santiago in Valladolid are stolen

Víctor Vela, El Norte de Castilla, 25th Feb 2016.

Archivan tras cinco años la mayor operación contra el expolio en décadas

(Spain)

Biggest operation against against plundering in decades shelved after five years

Juan Esteban Poveda, Ideal, 24th Feb 2016.

De robar vírgenes en León a plagiar la Gioconda

(Spain)

Stealing virgins in León to fake the Mona Lisa

Verónica Viñas, Diario de León, 23rd Feb 2016.

Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary

(Spain)

Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 22nd Feb 2016.

Extradition to US for Spanish dealer in big art fraud case

(United States of America; Spain)

Alan Clendenning, Associated Press, 16th Feb 2016.

75 años del regreso de la 'Dama de Elche'

(Spain)

Pedro Fernández Barbadillo, Libertad, 14th Feb 2016.

Tres detenidos por robar piezas de oro y plata de la parroquia de Aes (Cantabria)

(Spain)

Three arrested for theft of gold and silver pieces from the church of Aes (Cantabria)

Europa Press, El Diario, 9th Feb 2016.

Un comerciante vendía vasijas y columnas romanas por internet

(Spain)

A vendor was selling Roman columns and vases on the internet

La Verdad, 9th Feb 2016.

Robos en iglesias, un patrimonio en peligro

(Spain)

Robberies in churches, heritage in danger

Fernando Pérez Ávila, Diario de Sevilla, 7th Feb 2016.

Esclarecen otros 3 robos de arte sacro en iglesias

(Spain)

Three other robberies of religious art from churches clarified

El Correo De Burgos, 6th Feb 2016.

California A-G looks to reverse ruling over Nazi-stolen artwork

(United States of America; Spain)

I24 News, 6th Feb 2016.

Detenidas en Ourense dos personas implicadas en 20 robos en iglesias

(Spain)

Two people implicated in 20 church robberies detained in Ourense.

Europa Press, 20 Minutos, 5th Feb 2016.

Fuerzan dos iglesias de Bande pero no se llevan ningún botín

(Spain)

Doors forced on two Bande churches but nothing was taken

Laura Fernández, La Region, 4th Feb 2016.

Ecuador muestra 567 bienes patrimoniales repatriados de España y Argentina

(Ecuador; Argentina; Spain)

Ecuador displays 567 cultural objects repatriated from Spain and Argentina

AFP, Ecuavisa, 3rd Feb 2016.

Roban el sagrario barroco de la iglesia de Olveira y provocan un incendio en la sacristía

(Spain)

Baroque tabernacle from the church of Olveira solen and fire started in the sacristy

Javier Romero, La Voz de Galicia, 3rd Feb 2016.

Colombia rejects asking Spain to return donation of ancient gold pieces

(Colombia; Spain)

Sally Palomino, El País, 29th Jan 2016.

Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure

(Colombia; Spain)

Associated Press, 28th Jan 2016.

La Policía detiene al presunto autor del robo de piezas litúrgicas del Corpus Christi

(Spain)

Police arrest suspect in the robbery of liturgical pieces from Corpus Christi.

Sevilla Directo, 27th Jan 2016.

La Policía recupera un cáliz de plata robado en una iglesia de Zamora

(Spain)

Police recover silver chalice stolen from a Zamora church

La Opinión de Zamora, 27th Jan 2016.

Atacan y profanan tres iglesias en Sevilla y Lugo

(Spain)

Three churches in Sevilla and Lugo attacked and profaned

La Gaceta, 26th Jan 2016.

Roban tres copones de plata, cálices y la recaudación del cepillo en una iglesia de Sevilla

(Spain)

Actuall, 25th Jan 2016.

El tesoro de los Quimbayas

(Colombia; Spain)

The treasure of the Quimbayas

Óscar Domínguez G., El Universal, 25th Jan 2016.

Piden hasta 2 años de cárcel para tres implicados en la compraventa de piezas robadas en iglesias

(Spain)

Up to 2 years in prison sought for three involved in the sale of art stolen from churches

El Norte de Castilla, 24th Jan 2016.

Los robos y falsificaciones de arte abortados en el último lustro superan los 150 millones

(Spain)

Robberies and forgeries of seized art in the last year tops 150 million

José Ramón Villalba, Ideal, 20th Jan 2016.

Expolian un mosaico de 2.000 años de antigüedad en la Villa Romana de Río Verde en Marbella

(Spain)

Looted: a 2000-year-old mosaic in the Roman Villa of Río Verde in Marabella

J.J. Madueño, ABC España, 13th Jan 2016.

Tres detenidos por el robo de más de 200 piezas en iglesias de la provincia de Burgos

(Spain)

Three arrested for the theft of more than 200 pieces from churches in Burgos province.

Pablo Morquecho Martínez, Tribuna Salamanca, 12th Jan 2016.

Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?

(Colombia; Peru; Panama; Spain)

Giles Richardson, Apollo, 4th Jan 2016.

Roban el niño Jesús de la imagen de la Virgen del Rosario de Valencina

(Spain)

Baby Jesus and statue of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen in Valencia

EFE, Diario d Sevilla, 1st Jan 2016.

Revientan la puerta de la iglesia para robar la corona a la patrona de Guillena

(Spain)

Church door broken down to steal crown of the patron saint of Guillena

Juan Carlos Romero, ABC España, 24th Dec 2015.

El mar esconde sus tesoros

(Spain)

Josep Playá Maset, La Vanguardia, 20th Dec 2015.

El fuego arrasa dos piezas religiosas del siglo XVI

(Spain)

Fire destroys two pieces of religious art from the 16th century

Diario de Mallorca, 19th Dec 2015.

Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum

(Spain)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 17th Dec 2015.

El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga

(Spain)

The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga

Pedro García Martín, El Mundo, 14th Dec 2015.

El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección

(Spain)

The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection

Europa Press, 20 Minutos, 13th Dec 2015.

Violento robo en la iglesia de las Carmelitas de Peñaranda con el encargado maniatado

(Spain)

Violent robbery in the Church of the Carmelitas in Peñaranda, manager bound

Raúl Martín, Salamanca 24 Horas, 10th Dec 2015.

El otro tesoro

(Spain; United States of America)

The other treasure

Almudena Lopesino, Cadena Ser, 6th Dec 2015.

Arte, millones y bajas pasiones: la historia del robo del Códice Calixtino

(Spain)

Art, millions, and lusts: the story of the theft of The Codex Calixtinus

Eva Lamarca, Vanity Fair, 4th Dec 2015.

«La Puerta Santa abrirá, pero esto no es un año santo compostelano»

(Spain)

The Puerta Santa is open, but this isn't a Holy Year

Xurxo Melchor, La Voz de Galicia, 29th Nov 2015.

Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends

(Spain)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 26th Nov 2015.

Decapitan a una virgen al robar su corona

(Spain)

Virgin decapitated to steal her crown

Alfonso Alba, Cordopolis, 26th Nov 2015.

Tras los pasos de falsos Picassos, Goyas o Benlliures

(Spain)

In the footsteps of fake Picassos, Goyas, and Benlliures

EFE, Las Provincias, 26th Nov 2015.

Recuperan un farol de plata del siglo XVIII robado en la Catedral en 1977

(Spain)

Silver 18th century lantern stolen from the Cathedral in 1977 recovered

EFE, La Verdad, 26th Nov 2015.

Investigan el robo a una virgen que han mutilado en una iglesia de Córdoba

(Spain)

Robbery of a virgin that was mutilated in a Cordoba church is being investigated

Europa Press, 26th Nov 2015.

Denuncian a un artista por "profanar" hostias consagradas que robó en iglesias

(Spain)

Artist denounced for "profaning" consecrated hosts that were stolen from churches

La Región, 23rd Nov 2015.

Saquear yacimientos arqueológicos y anunciarlo en Internet: mala idea

(Spain)

Loot archaeological sites and announce it on the internet: bad idea

Lukor, 23rd Nov 2015.

El patrimonio histórico es de todos

(Spain)

Historic heritage is everyone's

El Día de Córdoba, 16th Nov 2015.

Cultura elevará el control sobre bienes de la Iglesia para frenar su deterioro

(Spain)

Culture to increase security over religious good to prevent their deterioration

Daniel Domínguez, Faro de Vigo, 14th Nov 2015.

La Unidad Policial de Patrimonio investiga el robo de San Clemente

(Spain)

The Heritage Police Unit investigated the robbery of San Clemente

La Tribuna de Toledo, 6th Nov 2015.

Spain Returning over 100 Pieces of Stolen Art to Ecuador

(Ecuador; Spain)

TelesurTV, 27th Oct 2015.

Un año de cárcel por robar en la iglesia de Feáns

(Spain)

One year in jail for robbing the church of Feáns

Tania Suárez, La Opinión a Coruña, 23rd Oct 2015.

Saquean la iglesia de Balerma

(Spain)

The church of Balerma is looted

Fran Gavilán, Ideal, 20th Oct 2015.

Un preso fugado es detenido tras intentar vender dos valiosas reliquias de una iglesia de Morón

(Spain)

Escaped prisoner arrested trying to steal two precious relics from the church of Morón

ABC España, 17th Oct 2015.

El acusado de robar una medalla a una Virgen afrima que era de su abuela

(Spain)

Person accused of stealing the medallion of a Virgin claims it was their grandmother's

P. García-Baquero, ABC España, 1st Oct 2015.

Atacan una iglesia y profanan el sagrario en Bigastro

(Spain)

Lola González Giraldós, Infovaticana, 30th Sep 2015.

Robados dos 'goyas' de una casa de Madrid

(Spain)

Two Goyas stolen from a house in Madrid

Manuel Morales, El País, 26th Sep 2015.

Se enfrenta a prisón por robar el cepillo la iglesia y la corona de la Virgen

(Spain)

Prison sentence for theft of the crown of the Virgin

P. García-Baquero, ABC España, 25th Sep 2015.

Judge probes use of four fake Goyas to fund Madrid hospital

(Spain)

Esther Sánchez, El País, 16th Sep 2015.

Metal Detector Charged With Selling Artifacts From Murcia Via Internet

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 8th Sep 2015.

Roban piezas de orfebrería de la Virgen del Carmen en la Iglesia del Santo Ángel

(Spain)

Jewelry pieces stolen from the Virgen del Carmen in the church of Santo Ángel

ABC España, 4th Sep 2015.

Detienen a una segunda persona por el robo en las 22 iglesias y ermitas

(Spain)

Second person arrested for robberies of 22 churches and chapels

Alberto Abascal, Diario Palentino, 31st Aug 2015.

Detenido un vecino de El Carpio por el robo en la iglesia de Malpica

(Spain)

El Carpio man arrested for theft from Malpica church

La Tribuna de Toledo, 29th Aug 2015.

Ancient Tomb In Spain Destroyed And Replaced With A Picnic Table

(Spain)

Laura Wagner, NPR, 27th Aug 2015.

Una expedición documenta los tesoros dejados por Odyssey

(Spain)

An expedition to document the treasures left by Odyssey

Joaquín Ferrandis, El País, 27th Aug 2015.

Desaparecen dos reliquias religiosas de la parroquia de Berja de «gran valor afectivo»

(Spain)

Two religious relics "of great emotional value" disappear from the parish of Berja

María Torres, Ideal, 27th Aug 2015.

Tercer robo en iglesias de Guadalajara, esta vez en Alcolea del Pinar

(Spain)

Third robbery of a church in Guadalajara, this time in Alcolea del Pinar

ABC España, 25th Aug 2015.

Detenido el presunto autor del robo en 22 iglesias de León, Zamora, Palencia y Valladolid

(Spain)

Man alleged to have committed the robberies of 22 churches in León, Zamora, Palencia and Valladolid arrested

iLeon, 25th Aug 2015.

French couple arrested for looting archaeological site in Catalonia

(Spain)

The Local, 24th Aug 2015.

Roban mediante el alunizaje las iglesias de Utande y Muduex

(Spain)

Robberies by breaking and entering at the churches of Utande and Mudux

Redacción/EFE, GuadaQue, 21st Aug 2015.

Consultas tras el saqueo de los restos de once buques de Estado en Florida

(Spain; United States of America)

Consultation over the looting of the remains of eleven ships in the state of Florida

Jesús García Calero, ABC España, 21st Aug 2015.

Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera

(Spain; United States of America)

Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian, 20th Aug 2015.

La triple desaparición de la Santa Paterna de Arnois

(Spain)

The triple disappearance of the Santa Paterna de Arnois

Rocío García, La Voz de Galicia, 19th Aug 2015.

Investigan el robo nocturno de varias piezas del museo San Pío V

(Spain)

Investigation into the nighttime robbery of various pieces from the San Pío V museum

Levante, 18th Aug 2015.

Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership

(Spain; France; United States of America)

Marlon Ramtahal, NBC, 12th Aug 2015.

Un botín eclesiástico

(Spain)

An ecclesiastical booty

Ignacio Cabanes, Levante, 9th Aug 2015.

€25m Picasso and superyacht collide with Spanish export ban

(Spain)

Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 4th Aug 2015.

Roban un cáliz de la parroquia San Juan Bautista de Estella

(Spain)

Chalice stolen from the parish church of San Juan Bautista Estella

María Puy Portillo, Diario de Navarra, 30th Jul 2015.

Roban dos medallas de la Virgen de los Dolores de Villanueva del Trabuco

(Spain)

Two medals stole from Our Lady of Sorrows in Villanueva del Trabuco

Rocío Luque, La Opinión de Málaga, 30th Jul 2015.

Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation: Application of Spanish Law of Adverse Possession Vests Title to Pissaro Painting in Spanish Museum, Not Original Owner's Heirs

(United States of America; Spain)

Kevin P. Ray, The National Law Review, 10th Jul 2015.

Detenidos dos vecinos de Arnedo por robos en iglesias y viviendas

(Spain)

Two men from Arnedo arrested for robberies of churches and homes

La Rioja, 10th Jul 2015.

Acto de desagravio ante el robo sacrílego en Valencia

(Spain)

Act of atonement against a sacrilegious robbery in Valencia

Religión Digital, 4th Jul 2015.

Detenida una banda que robaba antigüedades en capillas del suroccidente

(Spain)

A gang that robbed antiquities in chapels of the southwest arrested

Asturias 24, 26th Jun 2015.

Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches

(Spain; Sweden)

AFP, Yahoo News, 22nd Jun 2015.

Robos de patrimonio en España: ¿Quién está detrás de ellos? ¿Cómo funciona el mercado negro?

(Spain)

Theft of heritage in Spain: Who is behind this? How does the black market function?

Rodrigo Carretero, Huffington Post, 21st Jun 2015.

Pretendía vender por Internet 187 piezas arqueológicas

(Spain)

Attempt to sell 187 archaeological objects on the internet

La Opinión de Murcia, 17th Jun 2015.

Tres detenidos por el robo de una campana de la iglesia de Santiago donada días antes por un feligrés

(Spain)

Three arrested for stealing a bell from the church of Santiago that had been donated by a parishioner only days before

Diario Sur, 10th Jun 2015.

Buscan a unos ladrones dedicados al robo de capiteles en iglesias románicas de Soria

(Spain)

Looking for the thieves targeting capitals from the Romanesque churches of Soria

20 Minutos, 9th Jun 2015.

Detenido el autor de un robo de piezas de plata en una parroquia de La Ribera

(Spain)

Perpetrator of a robbery of silver object from a parsonage in La Ribera arrested

Burgos Conecta, 9th Jun 2015.

Veinte detenidos de una banda que intentó robar las imágenes de la iglesia de Santiago

(Spain)

Twenty arrested from a gang that planned to rob the statues of the church of Santiago

Diario de Almería, 22nd May 2015.

Un español ocultaba en Tenerife arte sacro robado en iglesias suecas

(Spain; Sweden)

Spaniard hides sacred art stolen from Swedish churches in Tenerife

El País, 11th May 2015.

La Iglesia valora la posibilidad de hacer una réplica de la imagen de la Virgen de Cristal

(Spain)

Church considers the possibility of making a replica of the image of the Virgin of Cristal

P. Enríque Méndez, Info Católica, 1st Apr 2015.

Stolen 16th century tapestry returned to Huesca

(Spain)

Spanish News Today, 26th Mar 2015.

Roban 5 anillos de la Virgen de las Servitas

(Spain)

Five rings stolen from the Virgin of Servitas

Diario Córdoba, 21st Mar 2015.

Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina

(Spain)

17th century statue stolen in Medina found in rubbish bin

Patricia González, El Norte de Castilla, 17th Mar 2015.

El robo de la pequeña Virgen del Cristal, posible móvil del crimen de Celanova

(Spain)

Theft of the small Virgin of Cristal, possible motive for the crime in Celanova

ABC España, 16th Mar 2015.

Art fraudster arrested in Murcia

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 5th Mar 2015.

El histórico saqueo de la colegiata

(Spain)

The historic plunder of the temple

Diario de León, 4th Mar 2015.

Interpol sigue la pista de 75 obras de arte robadas en Aragón

(Spain)

Interpol tracking 75 works of art stolen from Aragon

E. Pérez Beriain, Heraldo, 4th Mar 2015.

El extraño robo del tesoro de la catedral vieja de Vitoria

(Spain)

The strange robbery of the treasure of the old cathedral of Vitoria.

Francisco Góngora, El Correo, 3rd Feb 2015.

Se llevan la corona de la Virgen de la Piedad de Villanueva de Alcardete

(Spain)

The crown of the Virgen de la Piedad of Villanueva de Alcardete stolen

E. Quintanar Villanueva, ABC España, 5th Jan 2015.

Cazatesoros en el Archivo de Indias

(Spain)

Treasure hunters of the Spanish Main

Fernando Pérez Ávila, Diario de Sevilla, 4th Dec 2014.

Detenidos dos hombres cuando intentaban robar en una iglesia de Palencia

(Spain)

Two men arrested who intended to rob a Palencia church

EFE, ABC España, 1st Dec 2014.

Cuatro detenidos por el robo de cobre en Muros de Nalón, Tineo y Degaña

(Spain)

Four detained for the theft of copper from walls in Nalón, Tineo and Degañ

La Nueva España, 27th Nov 2014.

La parroquia realiza una copia artística de las cuatro tablas robadas en 1987

(Spain)

Parish commissions a copy of paintings stolen in 1987, Spain

Álvaro Pinela, El Adelantado, 24th Nov 2014.

El Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón reclama medidas para la protección del barco fenicio

(Spain)

Mazarrón Council calls for measures to protect Phoenician ship; Spanish

Murcia Economía, 5th Aug 2014.

WJC backs San Diego family's art claim against Spain

(Spain; United States of America)

San Diego Jewish World, 11th Jul 2014.

La Guardia Civil hace una batida preventiva contra el expolio submarino

(Spain)

The Civil Guard takes preventative measures against the underwater looting

El País, 11th Jul 2014.