Spanish wildfires reach Marbella

Thousands of people have fled from their homes in Spain as a huge wildfire approaches the popular British expat and tourist resort of Marbella. There are reports that a charred body of a man has been found near the centre of the fire.

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In pictures: Spanish wildfires leave devastating trail

Residents have been returning to their homes on Spain's Costa Del Sol to assess the damage caused by wildfires.

A lounger totally destroyed by the wildfires in Spain Credit: Richard Gaisford Twitter
Cars owned by a British family destroyed by Costa del Sol wildfires Credit: Richard Gaisford Twitter
Families fled as fire spread at 30 metres per second Credit: Richard Gaisford Twitter

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Thousands flee Costa del Sol wildfire

Thousands of people, many of them British, have had to flee their homes on the Costa del Sol to escape a wildfire that is raging out of control. Hundreds of firefighters are battling huge flames, from the ground and from the air, trying to stop them engulfing the popular holiday resort of Marbella.

Here's our Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy.

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