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21.02.2018 - The residents of the Los Giles neighbourhood in Las Palmas saw a miracle when the driver of a jeep crashed down a 20-metre-high embankment on Monday afternoon. The 65-year-old driver from Arucas got out of the car on his own and with only slight bruises. Eyewitnesses thought it was unbelievable. The residents had called the emergency service when they saw the accident. more...
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21.02.2018 - The residents of the Los Giles neighbourhood in Las Palmas saw a miracle when the driver of a jeep crashed down a 20-metre-high embankment on Monday afternoon. The 65-year-old driver from Arucas got out of the car on his own and with only slight bruises. Eyewitnesses thought it was unbelievable. The residents had called the emergency service when they saw the accident. more...
21.02.2018 - Tomorrow, Thursday, Yul Ballesteros, one of the best guitarists on the Spanish jazz scene, will perform at Castillo de San José in Arrecife. The Gran Canaria-born composer and guitarist is one of the Spanish elite of his genre. He studied at the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston. more...
20.02.2018 - Tomorrow, Wednesday, at the Plaza de San Pedro in Valle Gran Rey, there will be a craft fair from 10am to 9pm. Local craftspeople and colleagues from other parts of the archipelago will be present. A workshop on the production of leather goods will also take place from 12 noon. Those interested can watch how the professionals work. more...
20.02.2018 - An 18-year-old youth died last weekend when he fell as he was trying to get into his own apartment. The young man had left his keys at home and wanted to enter his apartment on the first floor from the outside by scaling the wall. He fell so badly on his head that he suffered a severe brain trauma, from which he died two hours later in hospital. more...
19.02.2018 - A Guardia Civil border control unit recently filed a complaint against two tour guides who were working as such without a licence. They were a 43-year-old woman from Puerto de la Cruz and a 57-year-old man from Guía de Isora. Both were travelling with groups of 55 and 35 people respectively when they were stopped at the Playa de las Teresitas by the officers. When the officers asked to see their licences, both admitted that they did not have a licence. more...
19.02.2018 - Guardia Civil officers are currently investigating the discovery of a male corpse in the Amarilla Golf area of San Miguel de Abona. The lifeless body of a 35- to 40-year-old man was discovered on Sunday evening. He had been buried. The site has been cordoned off as a crime scene. Specialists from Madrid are expected to arrive today to support the local investigators. more...
 News Features ::
26.01.2018 - Until further notice, the Canary Islands are subject to an alert for winds with gusts of up to 85 kilometres per hour. The most affected areas are likely to be El Hierro, La Gomera, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, as well as the mountainous regions and the flanks in the south east and north west of La Palma and Gran Canaria. 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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