British tourist killed in Phuket when his scooter slams into a pickup truck

A British tourist has been killed in Thailand after his scooter slammed into a pickup truck that is believed to have turned into his path.

The 44-year-old, named locally as Michael Fraser Macpherson, from Gloucester, was killed instantly in the collision on the holiday island of Phuket

A wildfire in Spain has evacuated more than 400 holidaymakers from Hotel Aldiana

More than 400 holidaymakers had to be evacuated from their hotel on the Costa del Sol after two wild fires spiralled out of control and threatened a popular resort and luxury villas.

The 420 guests from the Hotel Aldiana in La L nea de la Concepci n, C diz, mostly Brits and Germans, had to spend the night in a sports centre because of the threat of the flames spreading to the town

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Their relationship has been tempestuous in recent months.

But as Madonna’s rift with son Rocco, 17, appears to have come to an end, the 57-year-old singer is reportedly celebrating their reconciliation with a family holiday.

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