Spanish baby trafficking claim

A mother from North Yorkshire fears she may be a victim of a Spanish baby trafficking scandal.

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Full Report: Spanish baby trafficking claim

A woman from North Yorkshire who gave birth to her first baby in Spain twenty years ago, believes her child was stolen to order.

The country's baby trafficking scandal is thought to involve many thousands of babies and there have been public demonstrations in Spanish cities by parents who are convinced that corrupt doctors, nurses and nuns stole newborns to sell for adoption to wealthy couples.

Ruth Appleby, from Catterick, was told that her daughter Rebecca died soon after birth, but she has since uncovered evidence and now believes that Rebecca was in fact stolen.

She spoke to our correspondent, Rachel Bullock.

You can watch the full report on that story below.

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Mother speaks of her heartache

A mother from North Yorkshire who gave birth to her first child in Spain 20 years ago fears she may have been a victim of a baby trafficking scandal. Ruth Appleby was told her daughter Rebecca died in hospital just hours after she was born.

But now she believes her baby was one of thousands suspected to have been sold for adoption by corrupt medical staff. She spoke to our correspondent, Rachel Bullock

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Mum fears her baby was stolen

A North Yorkshire mother fears she may be a victim of a Spanish baby trafficking scandal.

Ruth Appleby was told her daughter Rebecca died in a Spanish hospital just hours after she was born - but now she believes her baby was stolen and sold for adoption by a criminal network of Spanish doctors, nurses, priests and nuns. More to follow.

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