Thousands flee blaze
MORE than 22,000 people were evacuated at the weekend when the stage at an electronic music festival near Barcelona erupted in flames, sending revellers running.
Firefighters rushed to the Tomorrowland festival in Santa Coloma de Gramenet in northeastern Spain, and eventually managed to extinguish the blaze which caused no injuries, they said.
A total of 22,143 people had to be evacuated from the festival. Organisers said on their Facebook page the fire was due to a technical malfunction.