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18th October  2017

A state of emergency was declared in Portugal as 4,000 firefighters worked
to contain the 65 fires still blazing on Monday. AT LEAST 35 people have
died in the wildfires that have swept northern Spain and Portugal after more
than 500 fires were declared over the weekend.

However, a dramatic change in weather will aid the efforts of firefighters
working to extinguish the wildfires that swept northern Spain and Portugal.

A SPANISH  court has sent two senior pro-independence activists  to
prison, without bail, who are being detained on sedition charges.

FOR the second time in a week, a Spanish pilot has died following a crash,
this time of an F-18 aircraft.

NATIONAL POLICE officers in La Linea de la Concepcion have arrested a
married couple who were selling drugs from their residence in a street
known locally as ‘Death Alley.’

The weather in the UK has been dominated by the remnants of hurricane
Ophelia.

The President of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, accused
Theresa May of being 'unrealistic' and said the divorce bill should be
around 60billion euros.

Hillary Clinton told the BBC's Andrew Marr the link between Brexit and the
election of Donald Trump was a breakthrough of 'false stories' in the media.

The inmates of some of the United Kingdom’s toughest prisons are being
trusted to harvest sensitive information – sometimes involving financial
affairs from inside their jails.

The inmates of some of the United Kingdom’s toughest prisons are being
trusted to harvest sensitive information – sometimes involving financial
affairs from inside their jails.

Karen Eastwood,a grandmother  from Denton, Greater Manchester, was
arrested for driving erratically while awaiting trial for another drink-driving
offence after being found three times the limit She has avoided jail!