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Tenerife - 02.09.2014 - A Tenerife economist and underwater photographer is enjoying celebrity status today after his stunning photo of a massive shoal of fish was chosen as the cover of a prestigious National Geographic publication. more...
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02.09.2014 - Firms in the Canaries have been offered a financial incentive to give jobs to people who have been out of work for more than six months. more...
02.09.2014 - Renewable energies in the Canaries have been given a major boost with the announcement of a special scheme to encourage energy firms to invest in wind and solar plants on the islands. more...
21.08.2014 - The events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
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Tenerife31.08.2014 - We’ve followed the progress of Siam Park since the laying of the first stone and were delighted to see it take top place in the voting at Tripadvisor this year as the World’s Best Water Park. more...
Police targetsTenerife31.08.2014 - Self-appointed parking attendants are being targeted in another police clampdown in Santa Cruz although many of their victims doubt that the action will resolve the growing problem. more...
The cocaine was hidden in a condomTenerife30.08.2014 - The valuable work done by the Civil Guard to stop drugs entering the island via the two airports continued with more arrests of carriers in August. more...
Tenerife30.08.2014 - A major environmental group have challenged the recently published statistics on recycling provided by the authorities. more...
Canary Islands29.08.2014 - Tiny La Graciosa’s remote status was further undermined earlier in the month when locals and visitors suffered wifi isolation for two consecutive days. more...
Tenerife29.08.2014 - Premiership basketball club CB Canarias, who have put together an exciting squad over the summer, are bidding to attract support from the south once more as the side gets ready to begin its third season in a row in Spain’s ACB premiership. more...
Tenerife28.08.2014 - The first two weeks of August saw a group of youngsters from Extremadura, Cantabria, Ceuta, Granada and other Spanish regions taking part in a locally organised volunteer summer work camp. more...
Canary Islands27.08.2014 - La Gomera's smaller, more isolated, western neighbour El Hierro somehow manages to be in the vanguard of 21st century thinking on important issues like self-sufficiency. more...
Tenerife26.08.2014 - The Tenerife authorities proudly announced plans to provide free wifi for tourists in the island's four big resorts. more...
Taxis from other boroughs can only work from Lanzarote airport on ThursdaysGran Canaria26.08.2014 - Island Connections has reported on the duopoly that the municipalities of Telde and Ingenio had on the business of taking passengers from Gran Canaria’s airport. more...
Canary Islands25.08.2014 - A change of heart by the consortium behind a lucrative telescope project sees La Palma back in the running to host the ambitious initiative. more...
Canary Islands25.08.2014 - Passengers on board a ferry crossing from Fuerteventura to Gran Canaria are reported to have staged a mutiny after learning that it was due to be diverted to Agaete instead of Las Palmas. more...
 
Canary Islands - 02.09.2014 - The pledge made by the Conservative Party yesterday will no doubt be of interest to expats living in these parts. For details, see the coverage in today's UK media, e.g. Daily Telegraph. more...
Tenerife - 02.09.2014 - A Tenerife economist and underwater photographer is enjoying celebrity status today after his stunning photo of a massive shoal of fish was chosen as the cover of a prestigious National Geographic publication. more...
Canary Islands - 02.09.2014 - The regional government will not to take part in a boycott of a well-known bank as part of the actions in protest at the forthcoming oil drilling off the Canaries. more...
Canary Islands - 02.09.2014 - The positive news on the jobs front continues for the Canaries, with another drop in unemployment recorded in the month just ended. more...
01.09.2014 - The deaths of two young divers as they carried out routine inspections of fish farming cages of Gran Canaria has seen the oxygen bottles used in the dive sent to the mainland for expert examination. more...
La Gomera - 01.09.2014 - Reisdents of the Alojera district of Vallehermoso in La Gomera spent an anxious night last night as a late evening woodland fire forced them out of their homes. more...
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