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24.09.2017 - At present, the sculpture called Homage to Santa Cruz, which stands in Tenerife's capital next to the Castillo Negro, is being restored. According to the city's councillor for public services and deputy mayor, Dámaso Arteaga, there are no structural problems. The damage is just superficial, and the resulting rust should be eliminated and loss of colour corrected. more...
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24.09.2017 - At present, the sculpture called Homage to Santa Cruz, which stands in Tenerife's capital next to the Castillo Negro, is being restored. According to the city's councillor for public services and deputy mayor, Dámaso Arteaga, there are no structural problems. The damage is just superficial, and the resulting rust should be eliminated and loss of colour corrected. more...
24.09.2017 - Guardia Civil officers based in La Orotava have filed charges against a 40-year-old man for feigning a criminal offence. The man had reported a mobile phone, worth €700 as stolen. Investigations revealed that the man had sold the mobile phone to a friend for €127. After he did not pay him the full agreed sum, he reported it as stolen and accused the purchaser of being a thief. more...
24.09.2017 - A teacher at a Batucada group in Fuerteventura allegedly took advantage of nine youngsters, aged between seven and 14 years since 2013. The defendant also gave the children free out of school tutoring and organised summer camps on his finca. He has been remanded in custody since September 6, 2014. According to the statements, the accused allegedly abused the children sexually during the lessons and warned them against informing their parents and threatened them with consequences. more...
23.09.2017 - Guardia Civil officers recently arrested a 55-year-old man at Puerto de La Luz in Las Palmas, who was to have been the receiver of a package intercepted on June 2. At that time, the customs officers believed it contained counterfeit branded watches. more...
23.09.2017 - Two teenagers aged 13 and 14 were injured in an accident early on Thursday evening, when they climbed on a fountain in the Avenida de Interian in La Caleta in the north of Tenerife. Part of the fountain collapsed and fell on top of them. more...
22.09.2017 - The Local Police in Arona are currently taking targeted action against mobile street vendors. Last weekend they visited the Safari shopping centre in Playa de Las Américas. Three suspects ran away as soon as they were aware of the police presence. They left their articles behind, so they've been impounded. There were 40 counterfeit bags, wallets and purses. more...
 News Features ::
17.09.2017 - The Siam Park in Costa Adeje, the vest water park in the world, celebrated its ninth anniversary on Friday with the final Siam Night of this summer. Since its opening, more than seven million visitors have visited the water kingdom and been inspired by it. 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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