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20.09.2017 - The Siam Mall shopping centre invites you to enjoy four personalities from the world of German and Spanish poetry contests, during the first Hispano-German Poetry Slam in Tenerife. Bring out the poet in you and enjoy the experience!
It takes place on Friday September 22 at Siam Mall, starting 8pm.
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20.09.2017 - A car driver spotted speeding by Local Police at dawn last Sunday in the Guanarteme district of Las Palmas was stopped. He reacted very aggressively to the request to identify himself and present his car documents. He even pulled out a wooden stick to threaten the police. more...
20.09.2017 - Early on Tuesday evening in Fuerteventura, a TUI flight headed for Hannover should have taken off, but unfortunately, the aircraft suffered a punctured tyre. None of the 170 passengers and crew members were injured. The Fuerteventura airport, however, remained closed for five hours leaving around 750 stranded passengers who had to spend the night at the airport. more...
20.09.2017 - A 23-year-old woman has been arrested by the National Police in Telde for forced prostitution and seduction of minors. The suspect allegedly ran nightclubs in two houses in El Calero. She took advantage of the financial hardship of the women who worked there to force them into prostitution and sexual practices that they did not want to offer. A 17-year-old girl was among them. more...
20.09.2017 - Guardia Civil officers based in San Sebastián de La Gomera and the environmental protection unit SEPRONA in Garajonay are currently investigating a young man who cultivated marijuana on his finca. This is an offence against the public health. more...
20.09.2017 - The Siam Mall shopping centre invites you to enjoy four personalities from the world of German and Spanish poetry contests, during the first Hispano-German Poetry Slam in Tenerife. Bring out the poet in you and enjoy the experience!
It takes place on Friday September 22 at Siam Mall, starting 8pm.
more...
19.09.2017 - During Operation Altagracia, the Guardia Civil and Las Palmas Local Police busted a drugs gang which brought heroin from Holland to the Canary Islands. Mules (human couriers) who had swallowed the heroin in small packages, arrived on flights. Three of them were caught and X-ray images confirmed the suspicion. Each of them had been carrying up to a kilo of pure heroin internally. The drug dealers laundered their profits via internet cafés or lottery shops. They also bought items. more...
 News Features ::
17.09.2017 - The Siam Park in Costa Adeje, the vest water park in the world, celebrated its ninth anniversary on Friday with the final Siam Night of this summer. Since its opening, more than seven million visitors have visited the water kingdom and been inspired by it. 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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