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French boy drowns in holiday tragedy in Spain

AN 11-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool in Moraira. Reports suggest that the young French national, who was suffering from learning difficulties, was on holiday with his family when the tragedy happened in the early hours of Friday morning. It is understood that the boy got out of bed during the night in […]

77-year-old dies on Denia beach
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77-year-old swimmer dies on Costa Blanca beach

A 77-year-old French woman drowned as she swam in the sea off Les Deveses beach in Denia, according to the Information and Emergency Coordination Centre (CICU). The woman was pulled unconscious from the water at 11.20am near Calle Rio Serpis as yellow flags waved. Lifeguards began CPR which was continued by a team of SAMU […]


At least 20 migrants killed in boat sinking off Mediterranean coast

AT LEAST 20 migrants including young children drowned on Wednesday when they fell off an overloaded vessel in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard and a humanitarian worker said. ‘There’s a critical situation today (Wednesday). About 200 people fell into the water and for the moment we have 20 bodies,’ a coastguard spokesman told AFP. The migrants […]