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Boat carrying refugee migrants flips near Spain’s Canary Islands; 3 dead, 2 missing, 41 rescued

At least three people died and two others, including a six-year-old girl is missing after a boat carrying refugee migrants ran aground on the rocky coast of Lanzarote in Spain’s Canary Islands, local authorities have said. The boat was approaching the shore of Órzola village on Thursday night when it flipped a few metres from […]

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Spanish police find factory making 3D printing weapons during raid

A Spanish factory producing 3D-printed weapons was raided and a replica assault rifle, small arms, several gun barrels, two tasers and a machete were seized, police said on Sunday. The factory workshop was located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands. The police arrested the owner and charged him with illegal possession of […]

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Spain confirms first coronavirus case; hundreds quarantined at Tenerife hotel

Spain discovered its first case of coronavirus on the mainland after a woman in Barcelona became ill having travelled to Italy. The 36-year-old Italian woman, who has not been named, lives in Barcelona and has been placed in isolation in a hospital in the Catalan capital. She fell ill after a 10-day trip to see […]