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22.01.2019 - The investigation into the case of the 47-year-old driver who died last week in a car accident near La Laguna, has been under a court secrecy order. Her 53-year-old ex-partner who was also in the car, was initially suspected of having been involved in her death. The woman had crashed into a post in the afternoon and burned to death in her car, which ignited quickly. It was not until the next morning that her ex went to the University Hospital with severe burns. He had tried to save her, but that had not been possible. more...
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22.01.2019 - The investigation into the case of the 47-year-old driver who died last week in a car accident near La Laguna, has been under a court secrecy order. Her 53-year-old ex-partner who was also in the car, was initially suspected of having been involved in her death. The woman had crashed into a post in the afternoon and burned to death in her car, which ignited quickly. It was not until the next morning that her ex went to the University Hospital with severe burns. He had tried to save her, but that had not been possible. more...
22.01.2019 - The National Police in Las Palmas have arrested two women, aged 33 and 36 years, who are accused of alleged fraud against another woman. They had met the victim on the bus and spontaneously offered her a job. The stunned victim, who was urgently looking for work, immediately agreed to take the job. Under the pretext of preparing the employment contract, they took a photo of her identity card with their mobile phone. more...
21.01.2019 - From tomorrow, January 22, tickets for the carnival gala events in Santa Cruz will go on sale. For example, for the election gala for the infant, adult and senior carnival queens, as well as the singing and dancing group contests. The tickets will be available from www.ticketea.com from 9am. Only four seats can be purchased per bank or credit card. Be quick, they usually sell out fast! more...
21.01.2019 - Anyone who was driving on the TF-5 motorway in a northerly direction on Saturday lunchtime at around 1.30pm, needed plenty of patience. After a 65-year-old driver suffered a heart attack in the area of Los Rodeos airport, the traffic came to a complete standstill. Emergency staff tried to resuscitate the man at the scene, but unfortunately without success. Guardia Civil officers and road patrol staff finally ensured that the vehicle was pushed to the edge of the road and that the traffic could once again move forward. more...
20.01.2019 - A large-scale phishing campaign by unknown people is circulating in Spain. It spreads so quickly via the social networks that the National Police explicitly warn via their Twitter account, against responding to it. Users receive an e-mail that allegedly comes from Netflix and offers to update the data of the Netflix customer. If you follow the link, you will end up with a virus which will spy on your personal data. more...
20.01.2019 - Thanks to the rapid reaction of the Local Police from Santa Cruz, a 35-year-old woman was prevented from committing suicide last Thursday. The woman wanted to throw herself off the TF-5 motorway bridge near Coromoto in La Laguna. The police recognised the intention and rushed to help. An ambulance took the desperate woman to the university hospital HUC in La Laguna. more...
 News Features ::
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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