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Family escape Boxing Day fire caused by electrical device on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A BENALMADENA family are lucky to be alive after an electrical device sparked a huge fire which burned down part of their house on Boxing...

Cadiz man dies in horror car crash in Spain’s Ronda

A DRIVER has died after a horror car accident in Ronda.  It happened around 4.45pm on Sunday on the A-374 road at kilometer 22.  Police say...

Woman chokes to death on a piece of octopus at a Murcia restaurant in Spain

A diner choked to death while eating octopus at a Murcia region restaurant. The tragedy happened on Sunday on a terrace in Santomera's Plaza de...

IT RAINED! Firefighters bring Sierra Bermeja wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol under control

OVERNIGHT rain has brought much-needed respite to the firefighters and army working to quench the flames in a major wildfire that has burned close...

Firecrackers cause mass evacuation at hotel in Barcelona on eve of 2017 terror attack anniversary

PARTYGOERS  let off firecrackers causing mass panic and confusion at a hotel in Barcelona on Monday.  Families were quickly evacuated from the Petit Palace hotel...

VIDEO: More than 300 people evacuated from hotel as wildfire breaks out in Manilva on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A forest fire broke out in the El Gotelo area of Manilva, forcing the evacuation of hotel apartments and homes in the area and...

Two helicopters and more than 30 firefighters race to battle forest fires in Spain’s Andalucia

EMERGENCY services raced to tackle a forrest fire after a blaze broke out near the Malaga town of in Casabermeja yesterday (29 June). According...

Almost one million affected as major blackout in Tenerife leaves entire island without light

Street and traffic lights stopped working and the emergency services, who received 688 calls throughout the day, had to help around 60 people who were stuck in elevators.

Mallorquin cyclists to adopt ‘extreme caution’ after shocking number of accidents

A SHOCKING five cyclists have died on the roads in the Balearics this year. In addition, the emergency services have responded to over 250 accidents...

Mijas fire services launch new app to tackle fire problem

With a potential arsonist at bay, Mijas fire-fighters have launched a new app to deal with the area's fires

Flood of migrants in past 48 hours in Strait of Gibraltar

Emergency services have picked up nearly 1,000 migrants in dozens of boats and rafts




Slurry bad news: Across Spain, dubious industrial and agricultural methods have continued to pollute this beautiful nation

A LEGION of politicians piled fury on Alberto Garzon’s comments about the quality of Spanish meat because he criticised their two most important loves:...


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