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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.

Mallorca attack teenager flown home

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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