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21.04.2018 - A 31-year-old man accidentally fell from the roof terrace of a house in the Carretera Domingo J. Manriquez on Thursday in the La Cuesta district of Santa Cruz. During the several metre fall onto the road, the man suffered severe back injuries. He was stabilised on site by the emergency services and taken to Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria University Hospital. more...
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21.04.2018 - A 31-year-old man accidentally fell from the roof terrace of a house in the Carretera Domingo J. Manriquez on Thursday in the La Cuesta district of Santa Cruz. During the several metre fall onto the road, the man suffered severe back injuries. He was stabilised on site by the emergency services and taken to Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria University Hospital. more...
21.04.2018 - In the course of beautifying urban areas, the artistic design of the urban market in Los Realejos will soon be completed. The artist Matias Mata has been working since last year on the 1,225 square metre outdoor area under the title 'Sabotage del Montage'. He is supported by three other muralists from the island, Víctor Pacheco, Felipe García and Aday Rodríguez. It is an abstract and colourful work. Matias Mata said, "If the weather conditions are right, we will complete the project by April 30." His talent is already in demand for other projects. After Los Realejos, he will travel to Fuerteventura, Germany and Córdoba on the Spanish Peninsular to decorate walls and buildings with his art. more...
21.04.2018 - At 12.35pm on Thursday afternoon, a truck parked at a service station on the LZ-2 at Tías in Lanzarote, caught fire. The reason for this is still unknown. Fortunately, the vehicle was at the edge of the petrol station area, as it completely burned out. Firefighters, Local Police and Guardia Civil officers were busy on site with extinguishing work and investigating the cause of the fire. Fortunately, the only damage caused was to property. more...
20.04.2018 - The avocado festival planned for today in the Plaza de la Constitución in La Orotava was postponed due to the unstable weather. The new date is May 4, between 5pm and 10pm. more...
20.04.2018 - On Saturday, Tenerife's capital Santa Cruz will be celebrating all day long, from 11am to midnight, and city will be full of vibrant life, during the Plenilunio festival. During the day there will be entertainment for children and teenagers, for example in the Macroludotheka, a mega-games tent in the Alameda. At the Castillo Negro there will be a preview of the Los Silos Story Festival and Avenida Francisco La Roche will be transformed into an active Urban Street. The Pink Market will also be directly aimed at children and young people. more...
20.04.2018 - On Wednesday evening at 10 pm, the fire brigade from San Miguel de Abona was called out to help two hikers who had got lost in the Barranco Seco in Santiago del Teide. They were cut off in a dangerous channel, without light and it was impossible for them to continue. The fire brigade was able to get to the two of them. Together they brought them to safety on an eight-hour night hike. more...
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02.04.2018 - Around 20 young women, including minors, reported sexual abuse and coercion by the owner of a pub in the well-known entertainment district of El Cuadrilátero in La Laguna. Since some of the women concerned are also minors, on Wednesday the Canary Islands Supreme Court ordered the utmost secrecy and the arrest of the suspect, without bail. The suspect, a military man, was arrested on Thursday. 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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