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Libray photo of migrants in Arguieneguín
Gran Canaria - 08.02.2016 - A migrant boat missing at sea for almost a week has been located off the Canary Islands and two of its occupants rushed to hospital in a critical condition. more...
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Santa Cruz - 08.02.2016 - The decision to offer an alternative to the customary night revelry on the first week-end of the Santa Cruz Carnival proved a popular one, with an estimated 190,000 people flocking to the city for Saturday's Day Carnival. more...
Canary Islands - 08.02.2016 - Neither of the two big Canarian football sides managed a win at the week-end, with the defeat suffered by Las Palmas a massive blow to their battle to avoid relegation. more...
Gran Canaria - 08.02.2016 - A migrant boat missing at sea for almost a week has been located off the Canary Islands and two of its occupants rushed to hospital in a critical condition. more...
Canary Islands - 05.02.2016 - The Canarian government's official tourism promotion body is to be investigated following allegations of serious financial irregularities. more...
Canary Islands - 05.02.2016 - Arguably the best-known boys' choir in the world is in the Canaries at present for a series of concerts as part of the islands' annual Classical Music Festival. more...
Tenerife - 05.02.2016 - Plans to introduce charges for visitors to Mt Teide are close to being finalised as Tenerife's governing body formally takes over management of the National Park. more...
 News Features ::
What it's all about, of course
05.01.2016 - In towns and villages all over the Canary Islands and Spain the Three Kings celebrations are well underway. more...
The parakeet feeds on fruit
20.12.2015 - 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...
18.12.2015 - Your events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
 Archive News ::
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...
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...
Demolition of the monument is part of a movement for declassification of all things Franco
Tenerife12.12.2015 - The anniversary of the death of Spanish dictator General Franco has, as usual, sparked fresh calls for all traces of his regime to be removed from towns and cities in Tenerife. more...
Visit Hard Rock Cafe’s exclusive Rock Shop for seasonal gift ideas
Tenerife11.12.2015 - This Christmas visit Hard Rock Cafe Tenerife’s exclusive Rock Shop and discover their new offers and seasonal gift ideas. more...
The Kakadu from the Philippines is a species whose population has recovered thanks to the Foundation’s animal welfare initiative
Tenerife11.12.2015 - In 2016 the Loro Parque Foundation will support a total of 33 different conservation and research projects around the world - to the tune of a cool €1 million. more...
Tenerife09.12.2015 - From 10.30am onwards on the morning of December 13, 2015, a wave of people in pink will line the streets between Costa Adeje and Arona – and all in aid of breast cancer charities. more...
CEST board members surrounding the resigning president Ana Concepcíon Cáceres (front, second left)
Tenerife09.12.2015 - Members of the board of directors of CEST, the business owners’ circle based in the south of Tenerife, recently said farewell to president Ana Concepción Cáceres after her three years of dedicated work at the head of the organisation. more...
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