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27.05.2018 - Nothing planned for today? How about a visit to the traditional Romeria in Los Realejos? At 12 noon the Mass in honour of the patron saints San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la Cabeza begins in the Apostól Santiago church. It will be solemnly accompanied by the folklore group Tigotán. Immediately afterwards, the grand harvest parade begins, to which 89 associations have already pledged their support. Afterwards, the festival ends with a performance by the folklore group Sabinosa from El Hierro at about 5pm. more...
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27.05.2018 - Nothing planned for today? How about a visit to the traditional Romeria in Los Realejos? At 12 noon the Mass in honour of the patron saints San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la Cabeza begins in the Apostól Santiago church. It will be solemnly accompanied by the folklore group Tigotán. Immediately afterwards, the grand harvest parade begins, to which 89 associations have already pledged their support. Afterwards, the festival ends with a performance by the folklore group Sabinosa from El Hierro at about 5pm. more...
27.05.2018 - The National Police recently arrested a 22-year-old man in Santa Cruz who is said to have demolished at least 15 cars with large stones. The alleged perpetrator was already known to the police when he was a minor. A local resident called the police shortly before midnight as he had seen the man hit a car with a large stone in the Carretera de Hoya Fria, in the Mayorazgo district. more...
26.05.2018 - An aircraft arriving from Manchester had such unpleasant passengers on board on Thursday's flight to Tenerife South airport, that the pilot requested the presence of the police for the landing. He also asked for a change of route to keep the flight as short as possible. The 'conflicting passengers', as the pilot called them, had violated fundamental airline standards on board. On arrival, they were welcomed by the airport police. more...
26.05.2018 - A paraglider crashed last week during a flight from the Montaña de Tenesar in the borough of Tinajo. Firefighters managed to locate and recover the pilot. They took him to an ambulance which immediately transported him to the Hospital Doctor José Molina Orosa in Arrecife. more...
25.05.2018 - Started in 2007, Sangha is an animal refuge like no other in Tenerife. more...
25.05.2018 - The driver of a van knocked over a petrol pump at the EL Goro service station in Telde, Gran Canaria, on Wednesday evening. The accident occurred at 7.20pm while he was reversing. The driver accidentally mixed up the brake and accelerator pedal and instead of braking, the car moved and hit the pump. Fortunately, no one was injured. Only a small amount of fuel leaked out, which was rendered harmless with foam by the fire brigade from La Garita. more...
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21.05.2018 - On May 30, people all over the islands will be celebrating el Día de Canarias. At Centro Comercial Siam Mall in Costa Adeje, from 11am to 8pm, this shopping centre will be filled with the taste of the Canaries as it hosts cultural activities such as traditional sports and gastronomy workshops, folklore groups, handicraft stalls and many more surprises. This will be a great day to do some shopping, have fun and find out about Canarian traditions. more...
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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