Three more towns have been evacuated and firefighters have been forced to retreat amid intensifying volcanic explosions on the island of La Palma in the Canaries.
Two Canadians have returned home from China after being released from prison where they were held on alleged spying charges.
Fifteen-year-old motorcyclist Dean Berta Vinales has died following a crash at a World Superbike Championship race in Jerez, Spain.
A Hong Kong pro-democracy group, which held annual vigils to remember the victims of China's military during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, has voted to disband during a crackdown on political activism in the semi-autonomous city.
Authorities have closed La Palma's airport as a new vent opened in an erupting volcano, spreading more ash across the island.