Wednesday, 02.09.2015
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Canary Islands - 02.09.2015 - The new president of the Canaries holds his first formal talks with the prime minister of Spain in Madrid today and hopes to capitalise on the much improved climate to secure greater funding for the islands. more...
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Canary Islands - 02.09.2015 - The head of the association created to defend the interests of owners of holiday apartments and villas who rent them out short-term has used a meeting with tourism chiefs to slam the new law passed by the Canarian government. more...
Tenerife - 02.09.2015 - Business leaders in south Tenerife have urged the authorities to act to halt the worrying loss of sand from resort beaches as the combined effect of strong tides and bad weather makes itself felt. more...
Canary Islands - 02.09.2015 - The new president of the Canaries holds his first formal talks with the prime minister of Spain in Madrid today and hopes to capitalise on the much improved climate to secure greater funding for the islands. more...
Canary Islands - 01.09.2015 - Spanish oil giant Repsol has confirmed that it has no plans to return to drill for oil in the Canaries despite still having time on the permits controversially granted by the Ministry of Energy. more...
Santa Cruz - 01.09.2015 - The first signs of local discontent have surfaced just days before filming of the new Bourne blockbuster is due to begin in Tenerife. more...
Santa Cruz - 01.09.2015 - A couple from Tenerrife capital Santa Cruz are being investigated by police after the revelation that an elderly woman found dead in her home at the end of last week weighed just 25 kilos and was in a shocking state of malnutrition. more...
 News Features ::
Ecological diversity from their own garden
02.09.2015 - On a 10,000 square metre site in the La Orotava valley which used to house a small zoo, extensive renovations have turned an idyllic Canarian farmhouse, cottage and the land into a very different animal park and an excellent modern Canarian restaurant, making an unusual day out for all the family. more...
The picturesque beauty of Tenerife ensures an upswing in tourism
02.09.2015 - The number of work contracts linked to the tourism sector has increased, and is accompanied by a fall in unemployment figures of over six per cent. more...
27.08.2015 - The events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
 Archive News ::
Tenerife31.08.2015 - The 34th Guía de Isora annual craft fair will take place on September 13. more...
Claudia and Beselch complement each other in the show Credit for all photos:  Beselch Rodriguez)
Tenerife31.08.2015 - The show, Mujeres: de la Voz al Mundo (Women: From the Voice to the World) is coming to Santa Cruz on September 20. more...
Users of the pool are trying to defend themselves against being ‘ripped off’
Tenerife30.08.2015 - Hundreds of regular users of Puerto de la Cruz’s big Lago Martiánez open-air pools complex are calling for a change to the no re-entry rule which forces them to pay for admission a second time if they leave and return later. more...
It may be a pretty plant but it’s also extremely poisonous
Canary Islands30.08.2015 - The common datura plant is often considered an ornamental plant for gardens and balconies. more...
Surfing will be made safer for all Granadilla beach users
Tenerife29.08.2015 - Swimmers, divers and surfers will be able to pursue their respective activities on the coast of Granadilla more safely thanks to new rules put in place by the council to ensure possible mishaps are kept to a minimum. more...
An ONCE lottery kiosk: Many have made their fortunes thanks to the organization
Gran Canaria29.08.2015 - A lucky Gran Canaria purchaser of a scratch card for the Spanish Blind Association (ONCE) can retire in comfort after winning a tidy cash prize and a wage almost for life. more...
The West African country has been shaken by unrest for years
Canary Islands28.08.2015 - A Spanish Army contingent based in the Canaries has returned from a five-month mission in trouble-torn Mali, giving a late summer thrill to the soldiers’ families. more...
One of the rigs that provide lively debates
Canary Islands28.08.2015 - Attitudes to the oil industry in these shores continue to cause confusion, with the official line still that no drilling will ever be allowed in the waters off the Canaries. more...
Get in the swim!
Tenerife27.08.2015 - Swimming is great for your health and it could help someone else too if you join this great event. more...
More and more people settle permanently in the south of Tenerife
Tenerife27.08.2015 - Recent data from the Canarian Statistical Institute has a clear message: In the last 20 years the resident population has more than doubled in the south of Tenerife - the area between Candelaria and Santiago del Teide. more...
The exact location of the cable route is still being determined
Canary Islands23.08.2015 - New electrical cables are being laid from the west coast of Tenerife to the east coast of La Gomera so that the power infrastructure of both islands is integrated. more...
The sparks from a portable circular saw recently caused this fire in Tejeda, Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria22.08.2015 - The recent cooler, wetter winter led to a rise in lush vegetation. more...
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