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23.10.2018 - Are you ready for the ultimate terror on Halloween night? Then get dressed up for Happy Halloween organised by the Activate Sports Club and Baobab Suites in Costa Adeje. A creepy horror night is promised from 6pm, with many surprises for young and old. The ticket also includes a gruesome dinner on the beach, activities for all ages, fancy dress contests, and the best DJ entertainment. The entrance fee is €35 for adults and €20 for children aged 4 to 12 years, with reduced rates for club members and guests of the Baobab Suites. Capacity is limited. so get your tickets now, directly from the sports club or www.tomaticket.es. more...
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23.10.2018 - Are you ready for the ultimate terror on Halloween night? Then get dressed up for Happy Halloween organised by the Activate Sports Club and Baobab Suites in Costa Adeje. A creepy horror night is promised from 6pm, with many surprises for young and old. The ticket also includes a gruesome dinner on the beach, activities for all ages, fancy dress contests, and the best DJ entertainment. The entrance fee is €35 for adults and €20 for children aged 4 to 12 years, with reduced rates for club members and guests of the Baobab Suites. Capacity is limited. so get your tickets now, directly from the sports club or www.tomaticket.es. more...
23.10.2018 - A 40-year-old female driver had a lucky escape on Monday morning at 8.13am when she lost control of her vehicle near Las Galguitos, overturned and fell into the Barranco San Andrés y Sauces. The woman remained trapped in the wreck and had to be cut out by firemen. Despite everything, she was very lucky. She was taken to the island hospital with only a moderate injury. more...
22.10.2018 - According to the Spanish Meteorological Office, Aemet, thunderstorms are possible on the islands of La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and Tenerife today, Monday. Heavy rain or downpours, possibly in connection with thunderstorms, are a distinct possibility, especially in La Palma where a yellow alert has been issued. Up to 15 litres of rain per square metre could fall there. more...
22.10.2018 - The mother of a student at the Colegio Hispano Inglés school in Santa Cruz filed a complaint on Friday evening against a man who was sitting in his van outside the school and masturbating in front of a child. Hours before this was reported, the message circulated on the social networks. Until a witness actually appeared, in form of the mother, the report was dismissed by the police as false. But the mother was able to give exact details about the man and the van. The investigation is ongoing. more...
22.10.2018 - Airport police officers at Arrecife in Lanzarote arrested a 20-year-old family man on Saturday, who is accused of maltreatment in the family environment and the violation of a restraining order. The Spaniard, R.L.D., had landed with his partner and his two-year-old son on an aircraft from Seville. While they were waiting for their suitcases at the baggage reclaim carousel, the couple fought and the man threw the child to the ground. more...
16.10.2018 - In the Museum of Sand Carpets in La Orotava, the room in which a mandala of coloured sand is to be made by Wednesday morning, was consecrated yesterday. It shows the Buddha of Mercy and is made by five Tibetan monks from the Sera Ye monastery in southern India. It is one of the three main monasteries built in India under the leadership of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama after the occupation of Tibet by China in 1950. The monastery houses about 5,000 monks and suffers from financial difficulties due to a lack of support. Therefore, several groups of monks are on a charity trip all over the world. more...
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Arona - 02.06.2018 - Don’t miss Fenáutica! Last year’s event brought together over 12,500 people and this year’s celebrations are sure to top that.

Today and tomorrow, June 2 and 3, this is a nautical event in the Marina del Sur, Las Galletas, that will be showcasing all that’s special about the sea-related activities in the Islands. There’s adapted diving for the physically challenged, the Guanche's Cup regatta (Optimist, Laser and cruising categories), the 20th Canary Islands Underwater Video Championship and the exhibition of the 50th anniversary of the Canary Islands Federation of Underwater Activities are some of the novelties of this edition.
Most of the activities are completely free of charge, like the stunning photographic exhibition that has already been a major hit in cities such as Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.
Parallel to the competitions, the Canary Islands Boat Show will organise a wide range of activities such as diving, snorkelling, kayaking, paddle surfing, sailing, jet skis, surfing, kite surfing, boat trips and whale watching. Workshops, talks, exhibitions, concerts and a wide range of gastronomic activities will also make these days memorable. There are over 40 activities on offer, ideal for residents and visitors.
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17.08.2017 - Yesterday evening at around 9.15pm, a 52-year-old woman from La Laguna died in an accident in the borough of Los Realejos. She lost control of her vehicle which broke through the crash barrier and fell from the 100 metre high cliffs. The car overturned several times, plundered through the bushes, until it finally crashed through the railings and came to rest on the beach. The driver who was alone in the car, died. No-one else was injured in the accident. 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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Playa San Juan's sumptuous sands proved too much for the emergency vehicles
Tenerife27.06.2016 - 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...
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...
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