Monday, 21.08.2017
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21.08.2017 - Early last Thursday morning, there was an earth tremor which registered 1.5 on the Richter scale between Tenerife and Gran Canaria. On Friday in the same area around 10am there were two more which registered 2 and 3.2 respectively on the Richter scale and occurred at a depth of 17 and 25 kilometres. more...
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21.08.2017 - Early last Thursday morning, there was an earth tremor which registered 1.5 on the Richter scale between Tenerife and Gran Canaria. On Friday in the same area around 10am there were two more which registered 2 and 3.2 respectively on the Richter scale and occurred at a depth of 17 and 25 kilometres. more...
21.08.2017 - On Saturday morning a 59-year-old German tourist drowned at Playa de San Agustín, in the south of Gran Canaria. This brings the number of drownings to 50 in the Canaries so far this year. Four other swimmers had gone into the water on Saturday despite high waves, and they were pulled by the current into the sea. It was only thanks to the efforts of the Red Cross volunteers and other bathers that they were able to get to the shore. At the time of the accident, the warning level was yellow due to wind and high waves. more...
21.08.2017 - The National Police have arrested two women aged 59 and 70 from Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura, for offences against traffic safety. They had placed homemade traps with a large number of screws and nails on a dirt track which leads to their homes at Guisgey, with the aim of causing accidents and damage to vehicles. more...
20.08.2017 - Last week, the National Police in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, arrested a 30-year-old man for alleged drug trafficking. The suspect, who had already been convicted several times, was said to have dealt with drugs in the presence of his eight-year-old daughter. more...
20.08.2017 - Sunday will be an exciting day in the Plaza of La Corujera, above Santa Úrsula. During the day, among other events, there will be a display of birds of prey which will fly up into the sky and make breathtaking descent onto the arm of their trainer, starting at 11am. more...
19.08.2017 - The National Police in Santa Cruz have arrested a 47-year-old Spaniard, who was wanted for attempted murder. The suspect, who had been inconspicuous until then, attacked a man on the road from Valle de Tabares in La Laguna on August 14 at 3pm, as he was on his way home. He inflicted several injuries on his victim with an axe and a knife. more...
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20.08.2017 - Sunday will be an exciting day in the Plaza of La Corujera, above Santa Úrsula. During the day, among other events, there will be a display of birds of prey which will fly up into the sky and make breathtaking descent onto the arm of their trainer, starting at 11am. 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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