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Andrew Moran, who had been on the run since 2009, was arrested in a dramatic raid at a luxury villa in the Calpe area of Alicante.
Spanish unemployment figures released today show a record 27.2% are out of work.
French unemployment figures are released later and are also expected to break all recent records.
Spanish police have confirmed that the arrests of two alleged members of an Al-Qaeda terrorist cell was as a result of "international police co-operation".
It's understood that the force received support from their French and Moroccan counterparts.
Police in Spain have arrested two North African men who they allege are members of Al-Qaeda.
The Ministry of the Interior said that the men are "suspected of being members of a terrorist cell related to the radical organisation Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb".
Algerian Mediouni Nou was detained in Zaragoza in the Aragon region, while Moroccan Hassan El Jaaouani was detained in Murcia.
– Ministry of Interior, Spain
Their profile meets the two people who recently committed the terrorist slaughter in the US city of Boston.
A British holidaymaker is believed to have drowned in a Spanish lake as he tried to retrieve a golf ball. 73-year-old Thomas Ross slipped into the water on Sunday morning while playing the fifth hole at the Dunas de Donana course in Almonte, southern Spain.
According to local reports the pensioner could not swim and despite being pulled from the water alive, emergency services aided by a helicopter ambulance were unable to save him, according to local reports.
Mr Ross, believed to have been from Scotland, was staying at the four-star Carabela Beach and Golf Hotel as part of a group of six tourists.
– Foreign Office
We are aware of the death of a British national in the Huelva area of Andalusia and have offered consular assistance to the family.
Thousands of people angry about austerity measures imposed by the Spanish government, have gathered in central Madrid to peacefully voice their opposition.
The demonstrations coincide with the 32nd anniversary of a failed attempt by the armed forces to overthrow the government.
Similar protests are planned in 86 Spanish cities. The government says it must impose cuts to avoid a financial bail out.
The economy is in its second recession in three years and 26% of Spain's population are unemployed.
Revellers have been participating in flour fights during the "O Entroido" festival held in Laza, in the north west region of Spain.
Participants dress in costumes of their favourite traditional characters for the annual Mardi Gras.
The National Union for Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) have responded to the cruise ship accident, which left five crew members dead, after a lifeboat fell from the cruise ship. RMT general secretary said:
The thoughts of all seafarers will be with the friends and families of those who have lost their lives in this tragic incident.
Once again the spotlight is on the issue of safety in the UK shipping and cruise industry and RMT awaits the outcome of the investigation and recommendations that can prevent any repetition of today's shocking events.
Five crew members, who died after a lifeboat from a cruise ship, which fell into the sea at port in the Canary Islands, were all men.
Three of the crew members were from Indonesia, one was from the Philippines and the fifth was from Ghana.
One of the three injured was discharged from hospital, with the other two also expected to be allowed to leave shortly.
Investigators are trying to determine what caused the lifeboat to plummet into the water before capsizing.
Thomson Cruises have confirmed that several crew members from their cruise ship had died after falling overboard a cruise ship, during a routine emergency drill.
In a statement, the tour company said:
There have sadly been five crew fatalities and three crew injuries.