Wednesday, 28.06.2017
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28.06.2017 - The ABIC Association (Italian-Canarian charity association) and the Odisseo Archery Club have organised the first charity archery tournament which takes place this Sunday July 2 at the Tijoco Bajo Pavilion in Adeje from 9am to 2pm. As well as the members of the Canarian Archery Federation (FECTA), over 70 archers will participate, as more than a dozen clubs throughout the Canaries have registered representatives. more...
Daily News28.06.2017 - On Monday evening, the new Seat Arona was presented to the world at the Italian Pavilion of the Barcelona Exhibition Centre. Among others present were the President of Seat, Luca de Meo, the Vice President of I+D Matthias Rabe and the Director of Design Alejandro Mesonero. Arona's mayor José Julián Mena and tourism councillor David Pérez, had arrived from Tenerife. During the presentation, Mr. Mena said, "This forms an incredible backing for Arona's tourism. We have managed something that has not yet been achieved by any other community in the Canaries". more...
Daily News28.06.2017 - On Monday afternoon, a 17-year-old youth was rescued from the sea with clear signs of drowning at Playa Melenara in the borough of Telde in Gran Canaria. The lifesavers, a doctor and a nurse who was off duty at the time, began immediately with resuscitation measures, which were continued a little later by the ambulance crew. They succeeded in restoring the young man's pulse. After being stabilised, he was rushed to the Island University Hospital in Las Palmas in a critical condition. more...
Daily News27.06.2017 - On Sunday afternoon a group of hikers who were trekking near the Elba dam on the skirts of the Roque Nublo, in the borough of Tejeda, notified the emergency service by calling 112, after a 62-year-old man collapsed. At the time, the temperature had risen to over 30 degrees Celsius. The nearest place was Ayacata which was about one and a half kilometres away. more...
Accident on the pier in Puerto de la Cruz
Daily News27.06.2017 - On Sunday afternoon, a 68-year-old man fell from the footpath on the pier in Puerto de la Cruz, landing between the concrete breakwater blocks. The man suffered a serious head injury from the eight-metre fall. more...
Two stabbings in Tenerife
Daily News26.06.2017 - After celebrating La Noche de San Juan, a 25-year-old Canarian man was stabbed on the promenade at Playa de las Vistas in Los Cristianos. He had struggled with a Colombian, who drew a knife and stabbed him in the chest. The victim was severely injured and taken first to Hospiten Sur, then transferred to the University Hospital Nuestra Señora de Candelaria. more...
Maltreatment and threats
Daily News26.06.2017 - The National Police in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have arrested a 66-year-old man who supposedly maltreated his wife for several years. He had no previous criminal record, probably because the woman never reported him for fear of being killed by him. more...
Daily News25.06.2017 - The Rotary Club Tenerife Sur have organised a charity motor show which will take place on Sunday June 25 in the Barranco de Troya in Playa de las Americas from 11am. Funds collected will go towards the project Un niño, una comida, un libro (one child, one meal, one book), which has been running at some 20 schools in the south where over 160 children support the project. more...
Daily News25.06.2017 - Firemen on duty at La Laguna proved great environmental awareness and sensitivity last week when they rescued a wounded heron from burning bushes. more...
Daily News25.06.2017 - In Gran Canaria's capital, Las Palmas, four people, a German, two Spaniards and a Mauritanian were recently arrested for being in possession of false driving licences. The first three were caught while attempting to exchange Bulgarian and Lithuanian driving licences into Spanish ones, while the African was stopped at a traffic control. more...
Daily News24.06.2017 - On Saturday and Sunday, various animal protection organisations will present their hard work on the plaza of Las Madres de San José in Breña Baja, and will try to raise the population's awareness of good dog ownership.
During the fair, among other things, the most beautiful mixed breed will be sought, there will be demonstrations of dog sports and working dogs. In addition, dogs will be introduced who can be adopted.
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