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Majorca hotels close for the rest of summer as Islands stay on quarantine list

Hoteliers in Spain have been hard hit by the pandemic as Brits stay away this summer after the UK government reimposed a 14-day quarantine on all returning holidaymakers

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Sightseeing tours of ‘ghost’ cruise ships becomes top summer attraction

Spotting empty cruise ships in the English Channel has become an popular tourist activity this summer after a company began to offer boat trips to see them up close

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Brits in Spain towns told to stay in at night as 18 people hit by ‘mosquito bug’

A total of 16 people have been admitted to hospital with five in intensive care leading to health officials warning people to take extra precautions

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Man survives shark attack after shoving surfboard in its mouth and punching it

Phil Mummert, 28, was surfing at Bunker Bay – 150 miles from Perth –  when he was knocked off his board by the giant 16ft predator and bitten on the leg

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Girl, 11, with Covid may have died of organ failure syndrome linked to Kawasaki

Doctors say these complications are more frequent in children than in adults with coronavirus – with the unnamed girl, aged 11, from Spain, dying hours after emergency surgery

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Powerlifter fractures both knees in horror 400kg squat collapse as legs give way

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT Shocking footage from the World Raw Powerlifting Federation championships in Russia show Alexander Sedykh fracture both his knees while attempting a lift

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Fourth ‘Black Death’ victim dies in Mongolia after buying two infected rodents

The 42-year-old man is the fourth confirmed case in Mongolia, and the outbreak has prompted a mass-vaccination programme in neighbouring parts of Russia

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Dog found covered in tar and left to die now unrecognisable after being rescued

Rescuers from Animal Rahat in India spent four days removing tar from a poor dog they found left in excruciating pain in the street – and one of them even gave her a new home

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Wedding blasted for ‘breaching coronavirus rules’ with guests ‘thrown out’

Controversial video footage has emerged of a lively wedding party in Sydney, Australia, with groups of people dancing in close proximity to each other despite coronavirus rules

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Spain region bans smoking in street due to Covid-19 and other areas could follow

Officials in Galicia admitted the decision was likely to be “unpopular” but have deemed it necessary in order to promote social distancing and face masks