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Canary Islands - 04.03.2015 - The end of February a few days ago provided the Met Office with its customary chance to review the weather data for the winter and, to noone's real surprise, it turns out that the last three months have been the coldest in the Canaries for a full 15 years. more...
 Daily News ::
Canary Islands - 04.03.2015 - The number of people out of work in the Canaries continues to fall but employment officials admit a lot has still to be done to resolve the islands' "most pressing problem". more...
Fuerteventura - 04.03.2015 - An authoritative figure in the tourist industry in Fuerteventura predicts "massive repercussions" for the island at this week's big ITB holiday fair in Berlin as a result of Monday's heart attack death of a 72-year-old German holidaymaker at the airport. more...
Canary Islands - 04.03.2015 - The end of February a few days ago provided the Met Office with its customary chance to review the weather data for the winter and, to noone's real surprise, it turns out that the last three months have been the coldest in the Canaries for a full 15 years. more...
Fuerteventura - 03.03.2015 - The death of a German tourist on board a plane in Fuerteventura yesterday lunchtime has reignited the controversy over the lack of permanent medical care at the airport. more...
Güímar - 03.03.2015 - The arrest of an 80-year-old man from rural Güímar in Tenerife in connection with a fatal shooting in his home on Sunday night has sparked a heated debate over the right of owners to defend themselves against intruders. more...
Canary Islands - 03.03.2015 - The chances of the Canary Islands being affected by oil slicks receded further yesterday wth the announcement by Kosmos Energy that it is to plug its drilling well off the coast of Africa after failing to find commecially-viable deposits. more...
 News Features ::
04.03.2015 - The spectre of a tax on tourists holidaying in the Canary Islands has raised its head once again more...
Some of the Canary Islands’ eight airports are the biggest earners in Spain
04.03.2015 - The Canarian government has not lost hope in its bid to have the privatisation of the region’s airports halted. more...
19.02.2015 - The events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
 Archive News ::
Phillips, former Tenerife basketball idol, brandished a gun (of unknown type) at a disco in Las Américas in the late 1980s
Tenerife03.03.2015 - Premiership basketball side Iberostar Tenerife have been celebrating their 75th anniversary over the past year with a series of commemorative events, but one plan failed to get off the ground due to a gun incident dating back to the 1980s. more...
Traditional farming methods have had a big impact on Canarian landscapes, as here in the beautiful Valley Gran Rey in La Gomera
Canary Islands03.03.2015 - In colder, northern climes we're made much more aware of the year's four seasons, even if they do tend to overlap. more...
The Canarian Parliament is being criticised for its choices
Canary Islands02.03.2015 - The Canarian Parliament did not do too much soul-searching to come up with recipients for its highest honour and its choice has drawn fire for being rather “incestuous”. more...
Javier de la Rosa, from La Laguna, has written his way to a Nobel Prize nomination
Tenerife01.03.2015 - A Tenerife poet says he is stunned by the news that he has been put forward for the Nobel Literature Prize. more...
Puerto de la Cruz has its eye on the cruises’ business
Tenerife01.03.2015 - Plans for a new harbour and marina in Puerto de la Cruz appear to be being pushed higher up the agenda as the local elections draw near. more...
José Miguel Bravo de Laguna promises to justify his adviser’s high-spending
Gran Canaria28.02.2015 - The Gran Canaria Cabildo has been hit by an expenses row involving its external affairs adviser, with the corporation boss urged by opponents to justify the cost of her many trips abroad, supposedly on official business to benefit the island. more...
The murder suspect was arrested at Lanzarote’s Arrecife Airport
Canary Islands28.02.2015 - One of the most talked about crimes in Lanzarote in recent times is still generating local comment weeks after the suspect was remanded to the island’s jail. more...
Discover Granadilla
Tenerife26.02.2015 - The Department of Tourism for the borough of Granadilla de Abona is launching an exciting new initiative. more...
Tenerife26.02.2015 - Santiago del Teide town council is accepting entries for the eighteenth photography competition entitled Almendro en Flor – or ‘Almond trees in blossom’. more...
The blooming almond trees at this time of year are a beautiful sight
Tenerife25.02.2015 - CIT Sur, the Centre for Initiatives and Tourism in South Tenerife, recently organised a successful nature route for 20 tourists and residents to see the spectacular almond trees in blossom in Santiago del Teide. more...
Graffiti in La Laguna
Tenerife25.02.2015 - The authorities in La Laguna have been urged by residents and traders to take a tougher line on the culprits behind the growing spate of graffiti appearing on buildings in the city centre. more...
A team of Canarian wrestlers will perform for MEPs in Brussels
Canary Islands24.02.2015 - Practitioners of the traditional art of Canarian wrestling will get the chance next month to publicise their favourite sport in front of an unusual audience. more...
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