Sep 13 PM

A BRITISH man has been rushed to hospital after being shot and
tortured in a suspected gang


The victim, who has not been named, suffered horrific injuries after
reportedly being tricked into

meeting with his attackers in Marbella.

He’s believed to have been knee-capped, suffered broken bones in his
lower body, and was cut

from the corners of his mouth up to his ears, known as the Glasgow smile.

Spanish police have not yet made any arrests and local reports say the
victim is showing little


He remains in a serious condition at Marbella’s Costa del Sol
Hospital, where he was admitted in

the early hours of Sunday morning.

A 36-YEAR-OLD woman has died after falling while climbing up the
outside of a building after

locking her keys in her third floor flat.

She plunged from the apartment block in Roquetas de Mar, Almeria.

Firefighters rescued her and she was rushed to intensive care but she
has since died from her


Police believe men suspected of connection to group which ‘flooded
Bournemouth in the UK with

cocaine’ have fled to Spain

Six members of the group were sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court last week.

But four suspects fled after their arrest.

Jordan Phillips, 28, Lawrence Windle, 29, Lloyd Stokes, 32 and Daut
Danaj, 39, are wanted on

suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

They were released on police bail but failed to answer bail last June.

Information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers.

A Spanish actor accused of ridiculing “God and the Virgin Mary” was
detained yesterday to be

questioned by a judge in the latest high profile case to raise free
speech fears.

Willy Toledo, a cinema and television actor who is facing a complaint
over a social media post last

year slamming the blasphemy prosecution of three women, has twice
failed to show up for


Oscar-winner Javier Bardem has spoken out in support of Toledo, 48,
warning that the country

risked a return to the repressive era of dictator Franco.

Toledo was denounced by the Spanish Association of Christian Lawyers.

The affair is one of a string of cases of artists being probed or
jailed for voicing their opinions in

Spain which has raised concerns about freedom of expression.