Spotlight on Spain in hunt for North West criminals

Five fugitives from the North West, who are thought to be hiding in Spain, are among an "unlucky 13" of most wanted criminals.

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Campaign in Spain to catch North West drug smugglers

Ian Stanton, from Liverpool, was the ringleader of a cocaine smuggling ring Credit: Crimestoppers

An "unlucky 13" of Britain's most wanted criminals thought to be hiding in Spain has been unveiled, including suspects from Liverpool and Manchester.

Full details of the list were revealed by the charity Crimestoppers, the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) and Spanish police in Madrid.

The list included convicted drug dealers and the suspected masterminds of major drug smuggling conspiracies.

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