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08.08.2016 - Firemen and emergency services fighting the horrifying blaze that has raged across the island of La Palma for the last six days are saying that each of its leading fronts is now under control. more...
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08.08.2016 - Firemen and emergency services fighting the horrifying blaze that has raged across the island of La Palma for the last six days are saying that each of its leading fronts is now under control. more...
02.08.2016 - The Adeje Council has approved a decree banning the use of electric vehicles on footpaths, pedestrian zones and public spaces in the borough following a number of negative reports from the Local Police and numerous others organisations and individuals, stating that “the current legal controls are insufficient to adequately meet the needs of the public and allow for a peaceful coexistence between the users of these vehicles and pedestrians”. more...
20.07.2016 - The great Jazz & más Heineken music fest will end in Tenerife with the legendary British acid jazz funk band Incognito – a top group to close the 25th anniversary celebrations of one of the best Jazz festivals in Europe. more...
06.07.2016 - A brand new online shopping page is offering Canarian products right to your doorstep as well as providing a boost for local tourism, farmers and food producers. more...
29.06.2016 - Yesterday, the Policía Nacional arrested a man in Puerto de la Cruz, who, it seems, stole cars and then contacted their owners to ask for ransom money to return them unharmed. more...
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Playa San Juan's sumptuous sands proved too much for the emergency vehicles
27.06.2016 - Fun and games over the weekend as an ambulance rushed to the aid of a man on the beach at San Juan in Guía de Isora. more...
The demolition and clearing up process has begun
24.06.2016 - A total of 33 homes and businesses have been evacuated in the area immediately surrounding the property on Calle Amalia Alayón 12, which collapsed in April. more...
24.06.2016 - Jazzing it up
The second Vijazz event starts today in the Liceo del Taoro, La Orotava, and continues tomorrow as part of the celebrations of International Jazz Day.
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Tenerife16.06.2016 - This Saturday, June 18, sees the Miss and Mister Summer competition in the Aguere Cultural Space, La Laguna. more...
Tenerife24.05.2016 - Activate Sports Club is a fabulous, original and dynamic centre, situated opposite the five star Baobab Suites Hotel in Costa Adeje and for Canaries Day, they have prepared a unique, fun day full of Canarian specialities to celebrate the region’s holiday. more...
The parakeet feeds on fruit
Canary Islands20.12.2015 - The Environmental Protection Agency of La Palma is out to capture exotic birds which have escaped from captivity, especially the ring-necked parakeets on the island. more...
The registration of newborns is now faster and direct from the hosptial
Gran Canaria20.12.2015 - Parents of children born at the main maternity hospital in Las Palmas received an early Christmas present in the form of the news that they no longer need to take their infant to the Civil Register to have its birth recorded officially. more...
Former President Nicolás Maduro had to recognise the landslide victory of the centre-right coalition Mesa de La Unidad Democratica
Canary Islands19.12.2015 - Thousands of Venezuelans in the Canaries have given a warm welcome to the regime change in their home country, where the elections on December 6 saw the controversial Maduro regime lose power. more...
The famous Yumbo shopping centre in Maspalomas was in the sights of Islamic terrorists
Gran Canaria19.12.2015 - A trial in Madrid which led to the conviction of a Gran Canaria resident for extolling jihadist terrorism produced the startling revelation that one of the island’s most famous gay spots was a possible bomb target several years ago. more...
Canary Islands18.12.2015 - Your events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
SUP representatives say that budget cuts prevent the police from protecting themselves and the public
Canary Islands17.12.2015 - “We feel truly sorry that this government does not value us”, said the Spanish Police Union (SUP) in a recently published manifesto released amid a series of demonstrations that heavily criticised the budget cuts and conditions placed upon them by the current Madrid administration. more...
Hotel complex manager, Álvaro de la Bárcena
Canary Islands14.12.2015 - Over the last decade, travel agencies have fought a losing battle to hold their ground against the practice of do-it-yourself online booking, as we've become our own travel agents. more...
Tenerife13.12.2015 - The decision by Santa Cruz to spend hundreds of thousands of euros buying back taxi licences to reduce the number of taxis on the city roads has raised eyebrows, particularly among those who feel the money should be spent on more urgent needs. more...
Academic disrespect is treated as a serious issue by the University
Tenerife12.12.2015 - On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Domestic Violence, attention was centred on the University of La Laguna (ULL) when an act of mindless vandalism brought the message home to roost. more...
Demolition of the monument is part of a movement for declassification of all things Franco
Tenerife12.12.2015 - The anniversary of the death of Spanish dictator General Franco has, as usual, sparked fresh calls for all traces of his regime to be removed from towns and cities in Tenerife. more...
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