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Daily News06.12.2018 - Around 49,000 poinsettias have been planted throughout the Tenerife's capital Santa Cruz to give the city a Christmassy glow. Mayor José Manuel Bermúdez even planted one himself in the Parque García Sanabría. This activity is traditionally supported by school classes. This year, students with hearing disorders from the Chimisay School were invited, and they had fun. In addition, 2.5 million LED lights illuminate the city and over 200 activities will fill the Christmas season with dynamic life. more...
Wanted drug dealer arrested
Daily News06.12.2018 - Yesterday evening, Local Police officers from Santa Úrsula located and arrested a 55-year-old drug dealer against whom an arrest warrant had been issued. The man, E.R.R., had been sentenced to three years' imprisonment for drug trafficking and had subsequently gone into hiding. Guardia Civil officers from La Orotava and La Victoria also took part. Just as well, because the man resisted arrest fiercely and inflicted several injuries on one of the Local Police officers who needed medical attention. In addition to the conviction for drug trafficking, he is now charged with resisting a state authority. more...
Body found off the coast of Puerto de la Cruz
Daily News05.12.2018 - Yesterday at 11.30am about 150 metres off the coast of Puerto de la Cruz and the lighthouse, the body of a dead woman was discovered in the sea. The body was in a considerable state of decay, therefore it could not be determined yesterday whether or not it was Amy Louise, who had been missing since midnight last Thursday. Sources close to the investigation say that it has now been confirmed that it pertains to Amy. more...
Abuse or an accident?
Daily News05.12.2018 - The court in Arrecife, Lanzarote, is currently a young couple, both under the age of 22 years, whose baby has been hospitalised twice. In the first case, 19 days after his birth, the newborn was taken to hospital with a broken thigh. The doctors suspected that the baby had either broken the leg between the bars of the cot or had been born with an air bubble in the leg that could have caused the fracture. In mid-November, the child was hospitalised again, this time with a fractured skull. The child's father and sister-in-law had looked after him while the mother was studying.
While trying to bottle feed him, the baby slipped out of his hand and fell to the ground. The child was temporarily placed in the care of the Child Welfare Office. The judge on duty has now declared that there was no confirmation that the parents were abusing the child and that the explanations were conclusive. Nevertheless, the judge wants to wait for the doctors' report before making a final decision. According to the parents, this is a very active baby more...
German couple found dead in Gran Canaria
Daily News04.12.2018 - Over the weekend, Guardia Civil officers discovered the bodies of a German couple in an apartment at Los Llanos in Vecindario where they lived. The neighbours testified that they had not seen the couple since last weekend. They had alerted the police about the bad smell. According to first evidence, there are no signs of external violence. It is presumed that the man died before the woman. more...
Man drowned in La Palma
Daily News04.12.2018 - Yesterday afternoon, a man whose identity is still unknown drowned off the coast of Tazacorte in La Palma. Eyewitnesses had reported a man in distress off the coast of Tazacorte and the emergency services were immediately activated. A GES helicopter was able to locate the man and hoist him aboard. By that time he had already suffered a cardiac arrest. The man was treated with resuscitation techniques on his way to the La Palma hospital helipad. The measures were also continued on the ground, but the man could not be brought back to life. more...
Daily News03.12.2018 - On Sunday, the National Police, sea rescue and Red Cross searched for 29-year-old Englishwoman Amy Louise by sea and air, especially concentrating on the coast of the Punta Brava in Puerto de la Cruz. So far the search has been unsuccessful. Amy was last seen late on Thursday night in the Molly Malone bar near the port in Puerto de la Cruz. She left the bar after midnight. Since then there has been no trace of her. The 29-year-old is slim, about 1.77 metres tall, has red hair and blue eyes.
The young woman has been living in Tenerife for several years and works for a well-known company in the tourism sector in Puerto de la Cruz. Anyone who can provide information about the young woman's whereabouts is asked to call the emergency numbers 092 or 1-1-2. more...
Daily News03.12.2018 - At the weekend, the National Police arrested the head of a gang at the Tenerife South Airport who stole high-quality cars in Italy, forged their papers and then resold them in Spain. Just a few months ago, five members of the gang were arrested in Andalusia and seven luxury cars were seized. The suspected head of the gang escaped. Since then, investigators have been searching for the suspect. more...
Daily News02.12.2018 - In a recent article, The Sun, the most widely read English-language newspaper in the world, with a circulation of around 3,200,000,000 copies and around 8,500,000 readers, recommended visiting Loro Parque and Siam Park during the Christmas holidays. The article also described Tenerife as the number one destination from a list of ten places ideal for Christmas holidays, including New York and Paris. more...
Daily News02.12.2018 - A 41-year-old motorcyclist was caught by the Local Police from Santa Cruz early last week in the radar trap. He was riding at 132 kilometres per hour towards San Andrés along the Avenida Anaga. The top speed allowed in the city is only 50 kilometres per hour. He was photographed speeding through the city centre in the second lane and now has to answer for it. A high fine and a temporary driving licence retraction are certain penalties for this offence. more...
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