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Defending champion Terry Hutchinson was again being made to work hard in the TP52 class on the second day of its world championship regatta in Mallorca today. In the absence of an Emirates Team New Zealand, which took the Audi MedCup crown away from him this year, the American from Annapolis added a third place and a sixth in Quantum to a first and fifth on the opening day.

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A British man charged with killing a fellow expat in a Spanish island holiday resort has been convicted, a court said today.

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A man has been charged with a fatal attack on a Briton who was beaten up while on holiday in Magaluf, police in the resort said today.

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A schoolboy who is in a coma after he was attacked while on holiday in Mallorca was being assessed in a British hospital today after being flown home.

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Spanish police said they are investigating whether Basque separatist group Eta still has an active unit on Majorca after two small bombs exploded on the popular tourist island yesterday.

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Spanish media say a small bomb has exploded in a restaurant on the island of Majorca after a telephone warning from Basque separatist group ETA, and that no one was hurt in the blast.

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An explosion near a police station on a Spanish resort island killed two officers today, a day after a car bombing blamed on Basque separatists injured scores in northern Spain, officials said.

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Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a week's break for a family of four in Mallorca, departing on 8 August.

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Q. I'm a single parent with two children who are 10 and 12. For our summer holiday this year, I'd like a nine- to 11-day break at the end of August and my budget is around £3,000. The accommodation should be comfortable with a range of activities. Any suggestions for us? L Jerrard, via email

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