Two firefighters killed in Alicante

Two firefighters have died battling a wildfire in Alicante in the east of Spain, according to emergency officials.

One fire fighter died today and another yesterday in Alicante city hospital. Two other crew members remain in hospital.

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Brits warned over Canaries fires

British tourists and expats on the Canary Islands are being urged to "stay in touch" with the Foreign Office as high temperatures and strong winds hamper efforts to control wildfires.