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23.10.2017 - On New Year's Day 2014, the athlete Víctor Teni called his family from the Mount Teide National Park, and wished them a happy new year. After that, there was no trace of him. Despite a large number of searches that lasted for weeks, he was not found. On Friday evening, a hiker stumbled upon a mummified corpse on a remote path and contacted the police. On Saturday morning the rescue operation began and the Guardia Civil and mountain rescue team took an hour and a half to reach the site. more...
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23.10.2017 - The mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez, inaugurated an exhibition last week, which can be seen at the Casa de la Pólvora until November 30. It deals with the traces left in Santa Cruz by the famous artist and architect from Lanzarote, César Manrique. Bermúdez said of the artist, "He was a supporter of new ideas and totally against the destruction of nature." more...
23.10.2017 - On Sunday evening at 9.30pm, a 12-year-old girl fell out of the window of a third-floor apartment on Calle San Miguel in Santa Cruz. The girl suffered severe injuries and was taken to the University Hospital Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria. more...
23.10.2017 - On New Year's Day 2014, the athlete Víctor Teni called his family from the Mount Teide National Park, and wished them a happy new year. After that, there was no trace of him. Despite a large number of searches that lasted for weeks, he was not found. On Friday evening, a hiker stumbled upon a mummified corpse on a remote path and contacted the police. On Saturday morning the rescue operation began and the Guardia Civil and mountain rescue team took an hour and a half to reach the site. more...
22.10.2017 - This poor little cat had petrol poured over her and was set on fire by a heartless person. In addition, she was kicked or beaten so hard that her spine was broken and she could no longer walk. The animal was found in El Fraile and taken to an animal hospital. The cat was christened Burny and given emergency care. She has an incredible will to live, but will remain handicapped for life. more...
22.10.2017 - Puerto de la Cruz councillor Ángel Montañés has announced the introduction of special containers for garden waste. About 300 of these brown containers with a lock are being placed in specific districts of the town where there are houses with gardens. Residents can put garden waste cut into small pieces directly into these containers, without garbage bags. more...
21.10.2017 - No plans for Saturday? Then a trip to Gran Canaria's capital Las Palmas would be a great idea. From 11am to 5pm, pirates will invade the city and re-enact history. The historical review tells the story of the corsairs attacked by the famous generals Francis Drake, John Hawkins and Pieter Van der Does in 1595. the production of 'Drake 1595' will feature five different interludes between 12 noon and 4pm. At 12.30pm, the historian Germán Santana Pérez will offer a historical walk. more...
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13.10.2017 - The Tenerife Island Council is encouraging people all over the island to place pink ribbons or bows on their balconies as well as in the streets (Tenerife in Pink) for the International Breast Cancer Day, which is celebrated on October 19. 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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