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WATCH: Emergency evacuation of Ryanair flight in Spain after mobile phone fire

PASSENGERS on a Ryanair flight in Spain were evacuated down emergency chutes today (Tuesday) after a mobile phone caught fire as the plane was...
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One dead and woman and child seriously injured in multi-vehicle road crash in Andalucia

ONE person has died in a crash involving four vehicles, including a lorry, on the roads of southern Spain this afternoon. A 75-year-man died...

Your guide to gambling in Spain

OVER 18 million Brits visit Spain every year. That’s a whopping 27% of the UK population. Since the advent of cheap international flights, Brits have...
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Dog units called out 362 times in Almeria in over a decade for poison...

DOG squads from the Junta de Andalucia have made 362 inspections in connection with poisoned bait left on hunting grounds and livestock farms in...
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Enormous counterfeit rum operation shut down by Spanish police

GUARDIA CIVIL have smashed a ring that imported and sold counterfeit rum on an industrial scale. More than 21,000 bottles of the fake booze...
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WEDDING’S OFF: Stag at centre of Benidorm tattoo row ‘already split from partner’

JAMIE BLAKE, the man from North Shields, whose name was tattooed across the forehead of a 'vulnerable' man in Benidorm claims the incident had...
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WATCH: Mallorca holidaymarker’s reckless balcony dive into hotel swim pool

SHOCKING video has emerged of a tourist staying on the Spanish holiday island of Mallorca risking his life by 'balconing' from a hotel into...
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Family’s urgent appeal to find holidaymaker ‘missing’ for TWO WEEKS in Spain

AN anxious family has issued an urgent public appeal to find a ‘missing’ holidaymaker in Spain who hasn’t been heard from for more than...
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BENIDORM STAG DO TATTOO: Costa community fund-raises to erase controversial inking on ‘vulnerable’ man

CARING Brits are raising cash to pay for the removal of a tattoo from a ‘vulnerable’ man that a Benidorm stag do paid to...
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Two men allegedly raped at Spanish Pride festival

VIOLENCE and the rape of two men aged 18 and 25 marred a recent Madrid Pride event organised by the city’s LGTB community. The...
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TOWIE’s Elliott Wright and wife Sadie announce baby bliss

TOWIE’s Elliott Wright and wife Sadie, who were married in a stunning ceremony last October, have announced they are expecting a new addition to...
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COPS AND ROBBERS: Two arrested after 110km motorway chase across Spain

POLICE in Spain have arrested two alleged robbers after a 70-mile chase in southern Spain. The chase began after two robberies, one at a...
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Spanish government makes €30million pledge for migrants

SPAIN is starting to count the cost of its new found status as the destination of choice for seaborne migration from Africa. The national...
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IT’S A HEATWAVE: Spain’s record high temperature ‘could be beaten’ THIS WEEK

SPAIN’S national Met Office has issued its first heatwave warning of 2018 and experts are warning tourists that they may struggle to acclimatise to...
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Spanish police arrest high-profile pimping suspect amidst authority trafficking warnings

NATIONAL POLICE officers in Castilla-La Mancha have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with one of the largest cases of alleged sexual exploitation in...
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UPDATE: Escaped murderer and rapist tracked down and arrested in Senegal

FIVE-DAYS-AGO a dangerous Spanish convict escaped the El Dueso prison in Cantabria, northern Spain, while out on a permit. Guillermo Fernandez Bueno failed to...
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PSOE healthcare reform welcomed by international humanitarian organisations

AN INTERNATIONAL human rights NGO has welcomed a decision from Spain’s ruling left leaning Partido Socialista (PSOE) party to restore universal healthcare. Amnesty International...
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Figures show heat associated deaths down in Spain

THE number of heat-related deaths in Spain has fallen since 1980 despite a rise in temperatures in the country, according to a study. The...
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GET MEOW’T OF HERE: 101 cats rescued from ‘squalid’ Costa del Sol house

POLICE OFFICERS were shocked to find more than one hundred cats confined to a small apartment after neighbours reported 'an appalling smell' in Malaga.  ...
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Twenty holidaymakers offloaded from ‘too heavy’ British Airways flight to Spain

BRITISH AIRWAYS ejected 20 passengers off a flight to Spain's holiday island of Ibiza – because the heatwave in the UK made the plane...
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Study claims austerity has killed more in Spain than those who died in the...

ACADEMICS from a Tenerife university have claimed that more people have died due to austerity policies implemented in Spain after the recession than were...
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TAXI STRIKES SPAIN: Costa cabbies join nationwide strikes

TAXI drivers on the Costa del Sol voted yesterday (Sunday) to join strikes against the issuing of licences for Uber and Cabify drivers taking...
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WEATHER WARNING: Yellow alert for HIGH temperatures on Costa del Sol TODAY

SPAIN'S national Met Office, AEMET, has issued a yellow weather alert for searing temperatures of up to 38 celsius on the Costa del Sol...
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Community rallies in Benidorm after stag party pay ‘vulnerable’ man for tattoo of groom’s...

THE Costa Blanca community is livid after a party of lads on a stag do in Benidorm paid a 'vulnerable' man £90 to have...