Thursday, 24.05.2018
 Daily news from the Canaries and the islands' biggest English language newspaper on-line
Google+    
Top Stories
   Daily news from the Canaries and the islands' biggest English language newspaper on-line


21.05.2018 - The search for Carmelo Castro from Santa Úrsula, who has been missing since Friday, was unsuccessful this weekend. The 68-year-old man is about 1.73 metres tall and slim. He was wearing blue jeans, a white sweatshirt with long sleeves, a short-sleeved pink polo shirt with stripes and a jacket. The family claimed that Carmelo probably went fishing alone. Over the weekend, helicopters and a lifeboat crew were out searching for the missing man, especially on the coast off Santa Úrsula, but so far, unfortunately, without results. more...
 Daily News ::
23.05.2018 - In La Palma, a 46-year-old man from Tazacorte has been sentenced to nine months in prison and to pay the court costs. The defendant had been convicted by the Guardia Civil's Seprona division for leaving a box containing three, approximately two-month-old puppies at the Puntallana bus stop on May 7. Passers-by reported the incident to the Local Police, who passed it on to Seprona. They were actually able to identify and locate the suspected owner of the puppies' mother. A DNA analysis confirmed their suspicions. more...
22.05.2018 - From May 22 to 24, the Canarian gastronomic fair Gastrocanarias 2018 will be celebrated at the Recinto Ferial in Santa Cruz. There is plenty to try and get to know, and specialities, also from other islands, are also being presented. A special highlight is the ham-cutting competition, which will be held on May 23. more...
22.05.2018 - The Loro Parque Foundation celebrated the end of the school competition, A Sea of Sciences on Friday at a congress at Poema del Mar in Las Palmas and announced the winners. The ceremony took place parallel to the beginning of the International Maritime Fair, FIMAR, which was celebrated over the weekend in Las Palmas and at which both Loro Parque institutions were represented with various activities, workshops and informative discussions. Among other things, it was possible to visit a stand in the Plaza de Canarias, where lectures and workshops were offered on the marine biodiversity of the Canary Islands and on solutions for the everyday reuse and recycling of plastic. more...
22.05.2018 - The National Police have arrested three people in Tenerife, aged between 25 and 55 years, all with no previous convictions. They are accused of human trafficking for forced prostitution and facilitating illegal immigration. At the same time, two young Venezuelan women who had been forced into prostitution in a rented apartment were freed. more...
21.05.2018 - On May 30, people all over the islands will be celebrating el Día de Canarias. At Centro Comercial Siam Mall in Costa Adeje, from 11am to 8pm, this shopping centre will be filled with the taste of the Canaries as it hosts cultural activities such as traditional sports and gastronomy workshops, folklore groups, handicraft stalls and many more surprises. This will be a great day to do some shopping, have fun and find out about Canarian traditions. more...
21.05.2018 - The search for Carmelo Castro from Santa Úrsula, who has been missing since Friday, was unsuccessful this weekend. The 68-year-old man is about 1.73 metres tall and slim. He was wearing blue jeans, a white sweatshirt with long sleeves, a short-sleeved pink polo shirt with stripes and a jacket. The family claimed that Carmelo probably went fishing alone. Over the weekend, helicopters and a lifeboat crew were out searching for the missing man, especially on the coast off Santa Úrsula, but so far, unfortunately, without results. more...
 News Features ::
21.05.2018 - On May 30, people all over the islands will be celebrating el Día de Canarias. At Centro Comercial Siam Mall in Costa Adeje, from 11am to 8pm, this shopping centre will be filled with the taste of the Canaries as it hosts cultural activities such as traditional sports and gastronomy workshops, folklore groups, handicraft stalls and many more surprises. This will be a great day to do some shopping, have fun and find out about Canarian traditions. 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.
more...
 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...
Canary Property Guide
IslandConnections - Edition 821
IslandConnections - Russian-Edition 91
ic media group