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'The flames are 7 metres high', wildfires rage in Spain and Portugal

Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal are battling blazes, as officials hope for a change in the weather to stop the spread of the flames.

Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal are battling blazes, as officials hope for a change in the weather to stop the spread of the flames.

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Wildfire claims life in Canary Islands

Over 700 people have been evacuated to safety from the path of a wildfire that has claimed one life on the Spanish island of La Palma.

Over 700 people have been evacuated to safety from the path of a wildfire that has claimed one life on the Spanish island of La Palma.

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Wildfires brought under control in southern France and Spain

In the south of France, 3,000 holidaymakers in Torreilles were evacuated on Wednesday after strong winds whipped up a wildfire and more than 20 bungalows were…

In the south of France, 3,000 holidaymakers in Torreilles were evacuated on Wednesday after strong winds whipped up a wildfire and more than 20 bungalows were…

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Tourists return to hotels after Costa del Sol wildfires brought under control

Five hundred and forty-five people who were evacuated on Tuesday evening (July 12) as wildfires got close to their homes and hotel in Spain’s Costa del Sol, have been allowed to…

Five hundred and forty-five people who were evacuated on Tuesday evening (July 12) as wildfires got close to their homes and hotel in Spain’s Costa del Sol, have been allowed to…

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Northern Spain wildfires "under control" but alerts remain in place

Wildfires raging for over a week in northern Spain have been brought under control, authorities say. Eight out of a maximum of 49 blazes are still

Wildfires raging for over a week in northern Spain have been brought under control, authorities say. Eight out of a maximum of 49 blazes are still

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Spanish forest fires rage in Asturias region

Dozens of forest fires raged across northern Spain on Sunday (December 27) after strong winds hindered efforts to keep them from spreading. Some

Dozens of forest fires raged across northern Spain on Sunday (December 27) after strong winds hindered efforts to keep them from spreading. Some

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Forest fires: are some being started deliberately?

Forest fires are raging across the northwestern Iberian peninsula, threatening homes and livelihoods. A large fire in Mangualde in Portugal has now

Forest fires are raging across the northwestern Iberian peninsula, threatening homes and livelihoods. A large fire in Mangualde in Portugal has now

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Catalonia wildfires: 1,200 hectares of forest burnt in 24 hours

More than 1,200 hectares of forest burnt down in less than 24 hours as fire fighters struggled to control a wild fire in Catalonia. Up to 130 fire

More than 1,200 hectares of forest burnt down in less than 24 hours as fire fighters struggled to control a wild fire in Catalonia. Up to 130 fire

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Spanish wildfires break out amid heat wave

The heatwave hitting Europe is behind an outbreak of wildfires in Spain. Authorities have issued forest fire warnings for almost the entire country

The heatwave hitting Europe is behind an outbreak of wildfires in Spain. Authorities have issued forest fire warnings for almost the entire country

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Wildfires threaten Spanish conservation area north of Barcelona

Firefighters in north east Spain are battling to save an area of natural interest from wildfires which have already destroyed around 400

Firefighters in north east Spain are battling to save an area of natural interest from wildfires which have already destroyed around 400

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Forest fires continue to flare up in Spain

Forest fires have continued to rage in Galicia, in northwestern Spain. Strong winds have made it difficult for firefighters to bring the flames

Forest fires have continued to rage in Galicia, in northwestern Spain. Strong winds have made it difficult for firefighters to bring the flames

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Wildfires rage in southern Europe

Wildfires in central Portugal continued to burn out of control on Wednesday. The most serious blaze was near Coimbra where around 500 firefighters

Wildfires in central Portugal continued to burn out of control on Wednesday. The most serious blaze was near Coimbra where around 500 firefighters

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Forest fire in Mallorca 'nearly under control'

A forest fire which has been raging in the Spanish island of Mallorca since Friday has almost been contained. Authorities said it should be

A forest fire which has been raging in the Spanish island of Mallorca since Friday has almost been contained. Authorities said it should be

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Marbella wildfire under control

A wildfire that has wreaked havoc across Spain’s southern Costa del Sol since Thursday has finally been brought under control. The blaze had forced

A wildfire that has wreaked havoc across Spain’s southern Costa del Sol since Thursday has finally been brought under control. The blaze had forced

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Firefighters battle on against Malaga blaze

Firefighters are continuing to battle huge fires on Spain’s Costa del Sol. They are being supported by at least 30 planes and helicopters, as well

Firefighters are continuing to battle huge fires on Spain’s Costa del Sol. They are being supported by at least 30 planes and helicopters, as well

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Wildfires ravage Spain's Costa del Sol

One person has died and several thousands more have been evacuated during a wildfire in Southern Spain. The fire broke out near Malaga and spread

One person has died and several thousands more have been evacuated during a wildfire in Southern Spain. The fire broke out near Malaga and spread

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Fires rage on Spain's Costa del Sol

Thousands of people have been trying to escape from a huge wildfire in southern Spain. The blaze broke out near the port city of Malaga late on

Thousands of people have been trying to escape from a huge wildfire in southern Spain. The blaze broke out near the port city of Malaga late on

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Madrid faces worst wildfires in a decade

A forest fire near Madrid has forced more than 2,000 residents to flee. The towns of Robledo de Chavela, Santamaría de la Alameda and Valdemaqueda

A forest fire near Madrid has forced more than 2,000 residents to flee. The towns of Robledo de Chavela, Santamaría de la Alameda and Valdemaqueda

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Spanish firefighters battle persistent forest fires

Fires in the Leon region of Spain continued to burn fiercely overnight on Tuesday (August 21) as a group of fire-fighters were surrounded by the

Fires in the Leon region of Spain continued to burn fiercely overnight on Tuesday (August 21) as a group of fire-fighters were surrounded by the

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People quizzed over Canary Islands wildfires

Several people have been questioned in connection with some of Spain’s worst wildfires in a decade. The small Canary Island of La Gomera has been

Several people have been questioned in connection with some of Spain’s worst wildfires in a decade. The small Canary Island of La Gomera has been

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Fire crews make progress battling Canary Islands wildfires

Some of Spain’s worst wildfires in a decade have left a trail of destruction. They are still raging in places. In others, there is nothing left to

Some of Spain’s worst wildfires in a decade have left a trail of destruction. They are still raging in places. In others, there is nothing left to

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Canaries fires still rage

Wildfires are still raging across many parts of Spain, including La Gomera in the Canary Islands, but firefighters say that due to budget cuts of

Wildfires are still raging across many parts of Spain, including La Gomera in the Canary Islands, but firefighters say that due to budget cuts of

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Extra aircraft help bring La Gomera wildfire under control

There are now seven helicopters and seven airplanes fighting wildfires on the Canary Island of La Gomera. And the good news is they appear to be

There are now seven helicopters and seven airplanes fighting wildfires on the Canary Island of La Gomera. And the good news is they appear to be

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Fires continue to rage on Spanish holiday island

Spanish firefighters continue to battle wildfires which have ravaged hundreds of hectares on both the mainland and the Canary Islands. Two fireman

Spanish firefighters continue to battle wildfires which have ravaged hundreds of hectares on both the mainland and the Canary Islands. Two fireman

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Canaries fires force mass evacuation

Around 1,000 people have had to be evacuated by ferry overnight, fleeing a forest fire in La Gomera on the Canary islands. Fires there are

Around 1,000 people have had to be evacuated by ferry overnight, fleeing a forest fire in La Gomera on the Canary islands. Fires there are

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Spanish wildfires claim another victim

Some of the worst wildfires to breakout on mainland Spain in the last ten years have claimed another victim. A firefighter died on Sunday as he

Some of the worst wildfires to breakout on mainland Spain in the last ten years have claimed another victim. A firefighter died on Sunday as he

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Canary Islands in grip of wildfires

Spanish firefighters are still battling the worst outbreak of wildfires for ten years. Hardest hit is the popular Canary Island tourist destination

Spanish firefighters are still battling the worst outbreak of wildfires for ten years. Hardest hit is the popular Canary Island tourist destination