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Stinging jellyfish invade Spanish coast

12 August 2010 Last updated at 02:41 BST

An invasion of jellyfish has been plaguing holidaymakers off the coast of Spain.

Beaches in Alicante, in southern Spain, and near San Sebastian, on its northern coast, have been affected by jellyfish and Portuguese men-of-war.

Hundreds have been stung while swimming.

Stephanie Holmes reports.