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Emergency services search the sea for the missing Briton
29.08.2014 - The search resumes for a British man who was swept out to sea yesterday afternoon after falling into the water in Adeje. more...
 News Features ::
31.08.2014 - Self-appointed parking attendants are being targeted in another police clampdown in Santa Cruz although many of their victims doubt that the action will resolve the growing problem. more...
31.08.2014 - We’ve followed the progress of Siam Park since the laying of the first stone and were delighted to see it take top place in the voting at Tripadvisor this year as the World’s Best Water Park. more...
21.08.2014 - The events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
 Archive News ::
The cocaine was hidden in a condomTenerife30.08.2014 - The valuable work done by the Civil Guard to stop drugs entering the island via the two airports continued with more arrests of carriers in August. more...
Tenerife30.08.2014 - A major environmental group have challenged the recently published statistics on recycling provided by the authorities. more...
Canary Islands29.08.2014 - Tiny La Graciosa’s remote status was further undermined earlier in the month when locals and visitors suffered wifi isolation for two consecutive days. more...
Tenerife29.08.2014 - Premiership basketball club CB Canarias, who have put together an exciting squad over the summer, are bidding to attract support from the south once more as the side gets ready to begin its third season in a row in Spain’s ACB premiership. more...
Tenerife28.08.2014 - The first two weeks of August saw a group of youngsters from Extremadura, Cantabria, Ceuta, Granada and other Spanish regions taking part in a locally organised volunteer summer work camp. more...
Canary Islands27.08.2014 - La Gomera's smaller, more isolated, western neighbour El Hierro somehow manages to be in the vanguard of 21st century thinking on important issues like self-sufficiency. more...
Tenerife26.08.2014 - The Tenerife authorities proudly announced plans to provide free wifi for tourists in the island's four big resorts. more...
Taxis from other boroughs can only work from Lanzarote airport on ThursdaysGran Canaria26.08.2014 - Island Connections has reported on the duopoly that the municipalities of Telde and Ingenio had on the business of taking passengers from Gran Canaria’s airport. more...
Canary Islands25.08.2014 - A change of heart by the consortium behind a lucrative telescope project sees La Palma back in the running to host the ambitious initiative. more...
Canary Islands25.08.2014 - Passengers on board a ferry crossing from Fuerteventura to Gran Canaria are reported to have staged a mutiny after learning that it was due to be diverted to Agaete instead of Las Palmas. more...
The proposal was made by Román RodriguezCanary Islands24.08.2014 - A proposal to impose a tax on tourists in the Canaries looks as if it is dead in the water before it even reaches the Canarian Parliament for debate. more...
Tenerife24.08.2014 - A far cry from the Tenerife petrol station which has sold winning lottery tickets several times since Christmas, a lottery office in Gran Canaria is celebrating its second stroke of fortune in exactly 20 years. more...
 
Tenerife - 29.08.2014 - Tenerife have reacted angrily to comments by an Argentinian player that it was "no contest" when Las Palmas contacted him to sign. more...
Canary Islands - 29.08.2014 - Today sees the marking of th 20th anniversary of the first migrant boat to reach the Canary Islands. more...
29.08.2014 - The search resumes for a British man who was swept out to sea yesterday afternoon after falling into the water in Adeje. more...
Tenerife - 28.08.2014 - An accountant has been arrested in connection with the theft of 250,000 euros from the books of a big water company in Tenerife. more...
Canary Islands - 28.08.2014 - Fashion giant Zara has withdrawn a controversial top from sale because of criticism that it looks like the clothes worn by Jews in concentration camps. more...
Tenerife - 28.08.2014 - The Ice Bucket Challenge that is sweeping the world has arrived in Tenerife, with various well-known figures posting pictures of themselves being soaked for a good cause. more...
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