Friday, 22.03.2019
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22.03.2019 - The Tenerife born artist Marta Solis will be presenting her latest album this evening at 8.30pm. Her concert will take place at the Teatro Príncipe Felipe in Tegueste. The name of the new album is Nido, and the songs revolve around life, humanity and emotions. Marta Solis is characterised by her extraordinary voice. The album has already been nominated for the Canarian Music Prize in the Design category. more...
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22.03.2019 - The Tenerife born artist Marta Solis will be presenting her latest album this evening at 8.30pm. Her concert will take place at the Teatro Príncipe Felipe in Tegueste. The name of the new album is Nido, and the songs revolve around life, humanity and emotions. Marta Solis is characterised by her extraordinary voice. The album has already been nominated for the Canarian Music Prize in the Design category. more...
22.03.2019 - After a two-month investigation, the National Police have arrested a 43-year-old Spaniard with a previous criminal record and a 50-year-old woman from Ireland, as alleged murderers of a homeless person in Gran Canaria. The victim was a Romanian man who was in a wheelchair due to the fact that both of his legs had been amputated. Many people in San Bartolomé de Tirajana knew the man because of this conspicuous fact. On January 11, he was found dead in his nighttime home, an abandoned premises. The man was first strangled and then the body was burned with accelerant. The investigative work finally led to the couple being arrested as suspects. During the search of their house, clothing was seized which they had presumably worn on the night of the crime. more...
21.03.2019 - Tomorrow, Friday, at the El Peñon football stadium in Puerto de la Cruz, Miss World Spain Tenerife will be chosen from among 20 candidates, as will Mister International Spain Tenerife be chosen from 19 candidates.. "We are betting on the beauty of our landscape. The perfect ambience for this election," said Mayor Lope Afonso in advance. Meanwhile, the organisers Cres del Olmo and Daniel Montesdeoca emphasise that the title is not just about beauty, as charisma and personality also count. In addition, the Miss candidates must present a social project to which they are committed. more...
21.03.2019 - With a lot of courage, the employee of a jewellery store in Santa Cruz recently prevented a robbery at the shop. The woman was in a storeroom when she heard the doorbell, so she went to serve who she thought would be a customer. But she faced a masked man who balanced himself over her and threatened her with a long knife. Despite the danger, she managed to keep a cool head and pressed the alarm button, at which point her attacker fled. Despite the mask, a 22-year-oldman was identified and arrested a little later. He was remanded in custody. more...
20.03.2019 - This Sunday, La Cruz Santa, above Los Realejos, will be hosting the ninth women's race, the proceeds of which will go to children suffering from cancer. In the last editions, an average of 2,000 women took part. The race has no competition character and covers 3.2 kilometres. Entries for the eight euro prize will be accepted at Guzmán Sports in La Laguna, Deportes Chicho in Tacoronte, Javisports in Santa Úrsula, Deportes del Castillo in the El Trompo shopping centre, Deportes Meypa in La Cruz Santa, El Cardumen in Puerto de la Cruz and in the Cafetería Oko, in the market hall at El Sauzal or at www.lifecanarias.com. more...
20.03.2019 - The Local Police from Arrecife in Lanzarote recently seized 30 toy products that are not approved in Spain because they do not meet the safety standards. These include, for example, luminous bracelets containing a highly toxic substance, diadems whose batteries are easily accessible or wooden bows and arrows with a high risk of strangulation. The AECOSAN alarm network, which warns of such dangerous toys, calls on consumers to report suspicious products that are not labelled with the necessary seals so that they can be withdrawn from circulation. 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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 Archive News ::
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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