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21.10.2017 - No plans for Saturday? Then a trip to Gran Canaria's capital Las Palmas would be a great idea. From 11am to 5pm, pirates will invade the city and re-enact history. The historical review tells the story of the corsairs attacked by the famous generals Francis Drake, John Hawkins and Pieter Van der Does in 1595. the production of 'Drake 1595' will feature five different interludes between 12 noon and 4pm. At 12.30pm, the historian Germán Santana Pérez will offer a historical walk. more...
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21.10.2017 - No plans for Saturday? Then a trip to Gran Canaria's capital Las Palmas would be a great idea. From 11am to 5pm, pirates will invade the city and re-enact history. The historical review tells the story of the corsairs attacked by the famous generals Francis Drake, John Hawkins and Pieter Van der Does in 1595. the production of 'Drake 1595' will feature five different interludes between 12 noon and 4pm. At 12.30pm, the historian Germán Santana Pérez will offer a historical walk. more...
21.10.2017 - Last week, National Police officers from Las Palmas arrested a 49-year-old Hungarian man who is suspected of seriously violating his duty of supervising his children. Employees of the casino in Las Palmas had informed the police at 1.30am that a minor was roaming around alone outside the establishment. The check revealed that his father had been playing at the casino for about two and a half hours. more...
20.10.2017 - On Thursday morning, a 55-year-old woman was found dead inside her car in a garage in the Añaza district of Santa Cruz. It quickly became clear that this was a criminal offence and that the woman has been strangled. The National Police homicide unit was called in. more...
20.10.2017 - In the early hours of Wednesday morning at 1.50am, three people broke into a petrol station in the mountain village of Barroso, above La Orotava. They broke into vending machines and looted cash registers and other equipment.
After that, they fled in a car. A short time later, the escape vehicle was intercepted by the Local Police and the three ran away towards the Camino de Los Gómez. One of them was arrested and the search for the two accomplices continues.
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20.10.2017 - Complicidades, Tango & Flamenco is the title of the project by the Tango Metrópolis company, which is a fusion of traditional Flamenco and Argentinean tango. The two have many things in common, passion, stirring dance and live music which make the show a real tip for Friday evening at the Teatro Circo de Marte in Santa Cruz de La Palma. more...
20.10.2017 - On Wednesday morning at around 11.30am, a 56-year-old German man died in a fall while he was hiking in the famous Masca ravine in the north west of Tenerife. The man had fallen down eight metres and was seriously injured. more...
 News Features ::
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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