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25.09.2018 - The National Police based in Arrecife, Lanzarote recently arrested a 28-year-old man with multiple convictions who is accused of violently breaking into his former partner's apartment and stealing a video console. The ex's brother, who shares the apartment with his sister, was the first to notice the break-in when he came home. Unfortunately, the thief, who had presumably used a copy of the house key, had lost his identity card and left his business card behind. more...
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25.09.2018 - The National Police based in Arrecife, Lanzarote recently arrested a 28-year-old man with multiple convictions who is accused of violently breaking into his former partner's apartment and stealing a video console. The ex's brother, who shares the apartment with his sister, was the first to notice the break-in when he came home. Unfortunately, the thief, who had presumably used a copy of the house key, had lost his identity card and left his business card behind. more...
25.09.2018 - The challenge planned for yesterday, which swimmer Jonathan García wanted to overcome by swimming across the open sea from La Gomera to Santa Cruz de La Palma, was cancelled at short notice. The Santa Cruz City Council announced yesterday that the start had been unilaterally cancelled by the athlete and that he had broken off all contact with the organisers in charge. Councillor for sports, Raico Arrocha explained, "We have no explanation for this. On the social networks, Jonathan announced that he had cancelled the crossing for bureaucratic reasons. more...
24.09.2018 - On Saturday the female Orca Morgan gave birth to a healthy calf at Loro Parque. It was not clear beforehand how Morgan, who was rescued at the last minute in the Wadden Sea off the Dutch coast in 2010, would react to the birth. After her integration into the existing Orca group at Loro Parque, it was discovered that Morgan was deaf. Despite this handicap, she has proved to be an exemplary mother from the beginning. more...
24.09.2018 - Sunday breakfast time ended sadly for a resident of the Plaza in Los Silos. At around 10am he was sitting on the Plaza de La Luz and suddenly fell from his chair. Despite intensive attempts at resuscitation, the man could not be brought back to life. The concerts and events announced for this Sunday in Los Silos on the occasion of the Boreal Festival were suspended out of respect for the man and his family. more...
23.09.2018 - The producers of the feature films Rambo V and War Pigs are still looking for about 300 people in Tenerife, aged between 18 and 65 years, who should look as 'Mexican' as possible, with a dark complexion and dark hair. Tattoos, beards and sideburns are also an advantage. Anyone who is interested can apply up to 11pm on October 21 via the website www. empleasantacruz.com. A front and a profile photo as well as a Word document with size information and contact details should be submitted. Also wanted are persons to coordinate travel and accommodation, tailors, architectural draughtsmen, technical draughtsmen and assistants in various departments. more...
23.09.2018 - As part of Operation Bazar, 26 people were arrested in Adeje last week and 28 sales outlets selling counterfeit goods were dismantled. The arrested people are of Indian, Spanish, Chinese or Moroccan nationalities. Around 55 police officers were on duty and they carried out 32 inspections, during which 21,406 counterfeit products worth several million euros were confiscated. 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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