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Santa Cruz - 21.11.2014 - A murder trial in Tenerife ended in controversy yesterday when the defendant was ejected from the courtroom after threatening the judge and jury. more...
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21.11.2014 - Composer and multitalented instrumentalist Alexis Alonso will give a concert at the Infanta Leonor Auditorium in Los Cristianos on November 28. more...
Canary Islands - 21.11.2014 - The current spate of bad weather affecting most parts of the Canaries is expected to stay for another 72 hours, until Sunday, according to the latest Met Office predictions. more...
Fuerteventura - 21.11.2014 - Oil firm Repsol has threatened to act in court over accusations that its prospection work off the Canaries was responsible for the death of a whale which washed up on shore early yesterday. more...
Santa Cruz - 21.11.2014 - A murder trial in Tenerife ended in controversy yesterday when the defendant was ejected from the courtroom after threatening the judge and jury. more...
20.11.2014 - Early this morning, neighbours and tourists in Fuerteventura reported the dead body of a sea-mammal, believed to be a pigmy sperm whale, on the beach at Costa Calma. more...
20.11.2014 - Fuerteventura’s stunning beaches will soon be available to a lot more people and local residents will have more flight choices as both Ryanair and Vueling have programmed more connections and new routes from the New Year. more...
 News Features ::
El Sauzal’s honey fair is one of the highlights of the month
21.11.2014 - A number of activities are planned in El Sauzal this month. more...
21.11.2014 - Composer and multitalented instrumentalist Alexis Alonso will give a concert at the Infanta Leonor Auditorium in Los Cristianos on November 28. more...
20.11.2014 - The events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
 Archive News ::
Gran Canaria20.11.2014 - The Gran Canaria Marathon has signed up Britain's Paula Radcliffe as its ambassador for the next running of the race, which takes place in late January. more...
Exercise your right to vote
Canary Islands20.11.2014 - Foreign nationals who wish to vote in the 2015 local elections need to ensure they are on the census. more...
Two models of display stands are available for our three publications
Canary Islands19.11.2014 - Island Connections and our German and Russian sister publications are circulating more than ever thanks to Foreign Language News’ custom-made distribution stands. more...
The photos published here and in our printed version are courtesy of Greenpeace
Canary Islands19.11.2014 - The arrival of Repsol’s oil prospecting platform in the Canary Islands was never going to go unnoticed, but the Spanish government was probably unprepared for it becoming the international incident that it has. more...
Taxi driver honesty
Tenerife16.11.2014 - The often negative reputation of airport taxis in Tenerife has been given a boost by the honesty of one driver who saved the day for a recently-arrived Swedish couple. more...
The capital was left without a bus service
Tenerife16.11.2014 - Bus services in the Fuerteventura capital Puerto del Rosario have resumed after a bitter subsidy row between the council and the Company, although they may be halted if promises are not kept by the mayor. more...
El Hierro has a special enchantment
Gran Canaria15.11.2014 - The Department of Tourism in the Canaries has come up with a novel but very direct way to encourage people living here to take a holiday in tiny El Hierro. more...
Water wait
Gran Canaria15.11.2014 - The big Aquarium which Las Palmas hopes will make the city even more attractive to tourists should be up and running by early 2016. more...
Canary Islands13.11.2014 - It's very probable that the significance of October 15 escaped most of us. more...
Tenerife10.11.2014 - Island Connections was invited to attend the Sausage & Burger Fayre hosted by Sitio Litre, the famous Orchid Gardens in Puerto de la Cruz. more...
The Cabildo official sued the lawyer
Tenerife10.11.2014 - A high-profile Tenerife lawyer who has earned a reputation as a fearsome pursuer of corruption cases in local politics went too far in publicly naming and shaming an official he accused of trying to, “Fix” paperwork concerning permission to use a popular city swimming pool complex for private parties. more...
Tenerife08.11.2014 - The freak weather that hit Tenerife on October 19 should serve as yet another lesson to planning authorities to put proper infrastructures in place to ensure that rushing water is evacuated swiftly and efficiently. more...
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