Police in London have arrested a man in connection with the alleged attempted abduction of a three-year-old girl in the Canary Islands.
Deyan Deyanov committed the crime during an attack of paranoid schizophrenia, and was therefore not held criminally responsible
A Bulgarian drug addict who beheaded a British grandmother in a frenzied knife attack on the holiday island of Tenerife was today found guilty of murder.
Dean Valentinov Deyanov beheaded the British grandmother and ran into the street with her severed head shouting "God is on Earth"
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Two firefighters have died battling a wildfire in the Spanish province of Alicante.
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A British woman was beheaded in a shop in Tenerife yesterday. Witnesses said a main entered a Chinese supermarket in a shopping centre in the popular resort town of Los Cristianos and stabbed and then beheaded the 62-year-old woman, believed to be an expatriate living on the island.
A British woman was murdered in Tenerife today, the Foreign Office said.
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