Fire in Villalba del Alcor claims life

One person was found dead this morning as firemen extinguished a fire in calle Soldado Pérez Murgain in Villalba del Alcor, Huelva province. The blaze was reported at 08:45 and an investigation has begun to determine the cause of the fire.

9 detained in dodgy land deal

Nine people have been detained and charged by the Guardia Civil in relation to illegally built houses. Eight have been charged with violating the local planning regulations and a ninth person has been charged with swindling the other eight.