Mon AM .. Dateline .. SEP 17
Police in Barcelona intervened yesterday to keep a group of Catalan
separatists away from
participants in a march supporting more teaching of Spanish in local
schools and the greater cause
of Spanish unity.
Police formed a barrier to keep people on both sides from reaching the
opposing crowd when the
separatists rallied in a square where the pro-unity marchers planned
to finish. There were no
reported incidents of violence.
Many of the 1,000 marchers waved Spanish flags and chanted “We are not
fascists, We are
The GUARDIA Civil have rescued 10 immigrants who were trapped under a
dock in Algeciras port.
They had got trapped by the rising tide when they hid after jumping
overboard from a boat in an
effort to escape detection.
The events occurred when the Maritime Rescue boat that had rescued
them in the Strait of Gibraltar
entered port to disembark.
Port bosses called in the Guardia Civil to rescue the trapped men in
view of the danger posed by
the rising tide.
Around 300 Migrants in total were rescued again over the weekend.
A 31-year-old British man has been skewered in the leg by a sun
umbrella after plunging from the
fourth floor of apartments in Ibiza .
The incident happened at 10am Saturday morning in Sant Antoni.
The man is reported to have fallen from the balcony and crashed on to
a table on a first-floor
The Civil Guard has opened an investigation to find out what happened.
The man’s condition in Can Misses hospital in Ibiza has been described
Fire fighters across Valencia were called to rescue vehicle occupants
trapped by floods on Saturday
Overnight storms peaked just before 8:00 in the morning.
Five vehicles became trapped on the road between the Carrefour
supermarket and Aquopolis water
park in Torrevieja.
Across the region, there were 30 rain-related incidents that the
rescuers were called to.
In addition to the rescues, lightning struck a tree in Cox which
caused a fire, this took Orihuela fire
fighters two hours to extinguish.
IRISH budget airline Ryanair has announced its first-ever flights to
Spain from its newest airport in
the UK as part of its Summer 2019 schedule.
Starting in April it will operate three new routes to Malaga, Malta
and Naples with six weekly flights
(two to each destination) from Exeter.