Details are still emerging of a triple murder in Elche in which a 15-year-old Spanish boy, Santi, shot dead his mother, father and 10-year old brother, as a result of being punished for his poor school grades. This story will continue to run in the coming days.

Quite a ceremony in Orihuela city on Saturday afternoon as the new Bishop, José Ignacio Munilla, arrived at the city gate, the Puerta de la Olma, on the back of a white donkey, in compliance with a centuries-old tradition, and good news for parents who were hoping to enjoy half-term in Spain as the country has seen sense and relaxed the health requirements for entry for teenagers aged 12 to 17 years, from countries outside the European Union.