British pub manager dies in Barcelona lift accident

A British man has died following an accident while on holiday in Spain.

The man is understood to be 24-year-old pub manager Joe Smith, from Leicester, who was in Barcelona at the time of the incident.

It was reported he was injured in an accident involving a lift.

The Foreign Office confirmed it had been made aware of the incident.

A spokeswoman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Barcelona on the 3rd of September.

"We are in contact with the family and are providing consular assistance."