More than 8,000 migrants rescued in Med in just 48 hours

More than 8,000 migrants rescued in Med in just 48 hours

More than 8,000 migrants have been rescued in waters off Libya during the past 48 hours in difficult weather conditions.

From prison to WorldPride: 40 years of gay activism in Spain

From prison to WorldPride: 40 years of gay activism in Spain

Forty years ago their sexual orientation could land them in jail. Now Spain's gay and lesbian community is honouring at WorldPride in Madrid the 4,000 pioneers who dared to protest for change in 1977.

Wildfire near World Heritage site in southern Spain brought ‘under control

Wildfire near World Heritage site in southern Spain brought ‘under control

A wildfire that threatened a nature reserve in southern Spain designated as a World Heritage site has been brought under control.

Bungee instructor’s ‘terrible English’ blamed for girl leaping to death

Bungee instructor’s ‘terrible English’ blamed for girl leaping to death

A bungee jump instructor has been found guilty of accidental homicide after a teenage Dutch girl misunderstood his “terrible English” and leapt to her death before the rope was secured.

Boy travels 230km from Morocco to Spain clinging underneath bus

Boy travels 230km from Morocco to Spain clinging underneath bus

A boy travelled at least 230 kilometres from Morocco to Spain hanging underneath a bus, officials said Monday, in another example of desperate measures taken by migrants to get to Europe.