Wednesday, 18.10.2017
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17.10.2017 - On Monday lunchtime an emergency call was received at the Canary Islands Emergency Centre, which reported men in distress off the beach at Playa de Bollullo in the borough of La Orotava. A 24-year-old man had made it back to the shore with the help of other swimmers. Two more 30-year-old Germans were rescued by an emergency helicopter. Both had already suffered a cardiac arrest. more...
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17.10.2017 - On Monday lunchtime an emergency call was received at the Canary Islands Emergency Centre, which reported men in distress off the beach at Playa de Bollullo in the borough of La Orotava. A 24-year-old man had made it back to the shore with the help of other swimmers. Two more 30-year-old Germans were rescued by an emergency helicopter. Both had already suffered a cardiac arrest. more...
17.10.2017 - On Monday, the crew on board the lifeboat Menkalinan discovered a refugee boat with 95 people, including a minor, on board, about five nautical miles from Gran Canaria. more...
17.10.2017 - An 11-month-old baby was admitted to the Hospital General in Breña Alta, La Palma, with severe burns over the weekend. At around 2.30pm on Sunday, the Garafía medical centre in the north of the island reported that an infant was being treated for first- and second-degree burns. A pot of hot water had been poured over the boy's body at his home in Cueva de Agua. The area is known as a retreat for hippies. How the accident occurred is still unclear. more...
17.10.2017 - A total of 141 accidents in the water, involving participants from 22 different countries, were recorded between January 2016 and October 12, 2017. A total of 66 of these were fatal. Over the weekend, a 30-year-old Chinese guy from Fuerteventura joined the list, together with two more young men from Germany last Monday. more...
17.10.2017 - On October 26, Tenerife Fashion Beach Costa Adeje takes place on the El Duque beach from 7pm, when 18 different beachwear labels will be taking to the catwalk, courtesy of a host of international models, promoting their products as well as Costa Adeje. more...
16.10.2017 - Last weekend, 50 members of the Vecinos de Punta Brava and Lucha Las Adelfas associations were the first invited guests to attend the CD Tenerife's match against the Numancia team at the Santa Cruz football stadium and cheer for the Canarian team.
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13.10.2017 - The Tenerife Island Council is encouraging people all over the island to place pink ribbons or bows on their balconies as well as in the streets (Tenerife in Pink) for the International Breast Cancer Day, which is celebrated on October 19. 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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 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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