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Daily News12.01.2018 - Nothing planned for Saturday night? The AC Verodal cultural association will be celebrating a big festival in Arona together with the folklore group El Cristo from Palencia. Music and traditions of Tenerife and Palencia, on the Spanish mainland, will merge to provide an entertaining evening. more...
Police chase in Las Palmas
Daily News12.01.2018 - Local Police officers from Las Palmas only wanted to carry out a routine inspection on Monday evening, but instead of stopping, the driver of a car accelerated and drove off. He drove in the wrong direction, against oncoming traffic, across a playground where he almost injured several children and their parents, and finally collided with a bollard. The driver fled on foot but his passenger was immediately detained. more...
Daily News11.01.2018 - On Monday the mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez and the Councillor for Fiestas, Gladis de León welcomed the 31 candidates who will compete for the title of Carnival Queen 2018. They are divided into three groups. Nine female candidates are competing to be the Children's Queen and nine to be the Senior Queen. There are 13 young women contestants for the Adult Carnival Queen title. On Friday evening at 9.30pm the carnival season officially opens at the Castillo Negro. Then the candidates will also find out in which order they will go on stage.
The election of Santa Cruz Carnival Queen 2018 will be celebrated in a gala hosted by Enrique Camacho on February 7 at 9.30pm. The children's queen will be elected on January 28 at 6pm, and the senior queen on January 31 at 5.30pm. All events take place at the Recinto Ferial. more...
Returned to the disco, armed with a knife
Daily News11.01.2018 - During a night time Local Police patrol in Las Palmas, officers arrested a 26-year-old man who, after attacking another man in a disco and being expelled from the premises, threatened to return to kill his opponent. The 39-year-old who had been attacked called the police because he feared that the ejected man could actually return and kill him. Apparently, the man thrown out of the disco had initially offered the manager of a nearby restaurant €500 for a kitchen knife. He refused. more...
Robbery at Tenerife petrol station
Daily News10.01.2018 - A well-known petrol station on the Guaza bridge in the borough of Güímar was robbed on Monday morning. A masked man entered the petrol station at 5am, threatened the owner, who was on his own at the time, with a knife and demanded that he handed over the cash register. The man only managed to take €40 in notes and coins at that time of the morning. He also took a wallet and a Canarian knife. more...
Man brutally beaten in a fight
Daily News10.01.2018 - Guardia Civil officers based in Los Llanos de Aridane in La Palma are currently investigating a 20-year-old man from Tazacorte who is suspected of brutally beating and injuring an opponent. The two men had fallen out at a party in the Plaza de España. The suspect grabbed a glass and hit his opponent with it. more...
Two motorbike accidents in Tenerife
Daily News09.01.2018 - At the weekend, two motorcyclists with various degrees of injury were taken to hospital. A 37-year-old British man was badly hurt in San Miguel de Abona in the early hours of Saturday morning. He fell on the main road near Las Chafiras and suffered craneal injuries. He was stabilised by ambulance staff and taken to the Nuestra Señora de Candelaria hospital in Santa Cruz. more...
Off duty police officer overpowered robbers
Daily News09.01.2018 - A police officer based in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, helped to prevent a robbery in the capital city of Las Palmas while he was off duty. The man saw a masked man in Calle León y Castillo threatening a British tourist with a screwdriver and snatching a camera from him before running away. As the officer chased him, he tried to get rid of the evidence, the camera, a screwdriver and a face mask by throwing them in a waste bin. more...
Blood donation call
Daily News08.01.2018 - As experience has shown that fewer people give blood over the holidays, the Canary Islands Institute for Blood Donation specifically called on people to do so now in order to avoid a bottleneck. Blood groups 0+ and A+ are particularly needed in the Canary Islands. more...
Hospital visitor turned patient's ventilator off
Daily News08.01.2018 - Last Friday, the staff at the Hospital Dr. Negrín in Las Palmas saved a patient's life shortly after the ventilator that supported him had been switched off. At around 8pm the German had been visited in the intensive care unit by his daughter, who had flown in from Germany. Suddenly the alarm signal sounded and the nursing staff intervened. The patient's ventilator had been switched off. They turned the ventilator back on and held the daughter until the police arrived. more...
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