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MADRID | 3 still missing after flooding on Spanish island of Mallorca

MADRID — The emergency service in Spain’s Balearic Islands says that a 5-year-old boy and a German couple are still missing after flash flooding in Mallorca killed at least 10 people. The Germans’ last communication was a call to a friend saying they were caught in a vehicle, according to German Consul Sabine Lammers, who … Continue reading MADRID | 3 still missing after flooding on Spanish island of Mallorca

MADRID | 10 dead in torrential flooding on Spain’s Mallorca island

MADRID — At least 10 people died on the Spanish island of Mallorca after a torrential rainstorm caused flash flooding that left a trail of piled vehicles and damaged infrastructure from surges of water and mud. Two British citizens and a Dutch woman were among the victims found Wednesday, one day after the rainfall, a … Continue reading MADRID | 10 dead in torrential flooding on Spain’s Mallorca island

LISBON, Portugal | Portugal PM defends Ronaldo amid rape accusation

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has spoken out in defense of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been embroiled in a rape accusation. Speaking to television on the Spanish island of Lanzarote on Saturday, Costa made an appeal to the presumption of innocence, as well as Ronaldo’s successful career. “People need to … Continue reading LISBON, Portugal | Portugal PM defends Ronaldo amid rape accusation

The Latest: 6 migrants found dead near Spanish island

PARIS/January 15, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the migration issues in Europe (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Spanish officials say the bodies of six migrants have been found close to the Canary Islands. Spain’s Marine Rescue service said five dead migrants were found in a large rubber boat close to the coast of Lanzarote. Another migrant … Continue reading The Latest: 6 migrants found dead near Spanish island