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Poker debt paid with a luxury car
Daily News20.06.2018 - Last Friday, a professional poker player filed a complaint with the National Police in Costa Adeje against three Italians, aged between 39 and 43 years. The player had refused to pay off €15,000 in gambling debts because the trio had won against him by using fraudulent tricks. They then stole his luxury car and pushed it into a barranco. The three suspects have previous criminal records and were arrested for extortion and robbery. The judge ordered that they be remanded in custody. more...
Daily News19.06.2018 - A floating, burning San Juan bonfire is the special feature with which the Fiesta de San Juan will be celebrated at Tabaiba in the borough of El Rosario. On the 23rd from 7 pm there will be grilled sardines for everyone and afterwards, dancing. The highlight begins at 11pm when the divers from the club El Pejín will send the floating San Juan bonfire out to sea. Afterwards, the group La Clave will play and there will be dancing until dawn. The tradition of the burning raft was once revived by the inhabitants and is now considered a particularly great way to welcome the summer. more...
Daily News19.06.2018 - Guardia Civil officers based in Granadilla de Abona recently arrested three men from Great Britain as alleged drug dealers. The three are aged between 19 and 29 years. On June 10, at around 1.30am, they were stopped at a routine traffic check. The officers became aware that one of them was extremely nervous, so they asked all three to get out of their vehicle and present their documents. more...
Jewellery store robbery in Teguise
Daily News18.06.2018 - At dawn on Sunday, unknown robbers entered a jewellery store in Teguise, Lanzarote, via the roof terrace and stole jewellery worth over €3.5 million. The owner's son called his father after hearing the alarm, and the police were advised. The investigation into the break-in is still ongoing. more...
Flights cancelled due to fog
Daily News18.06.2018 - Sunday started off bright and sunny but ended with a bank of fog surrounding the Los Rodeos airport in the north of Tenerife. Six arrivals and 21 departures were cancelled due to the thick fog. Another 21 aircraft on approach had to be diverted to other airports, the majority of which were sent to the Reina Sofía airport in the south of Tenerife, and five to Gran Canaria. more...
Daily News17.06.2018 - Since 2009 Ricardo González from Icod de los Vinos has cultivated the old tradition of the shell horn. Every year on the night of San Juan, the muffled sound of the concha horn can be heard in the Barranco Mazapé in San Juan de la Rambla. The pilgrims walk together carrying only torches and horns to the church of San Juan. There a procession with white bands takes place in expectation of the concha blowers. Each band represents a new citizen born in the village since last year. The San Juan celebration ends at Los Roques or La Manguita beach. more...
Daily News17.06.2018 - In La Gomera and El Hierro, driving to the service station has been even more of a pleasure since Tuesday. The price per litre was reduced by the company DISA on these two islands, after negotiations with the island presidents, and thus adjusted to the price on the other islands. Island president Belén Allende from El Hierro said, "This is a first gesture." more...
Daily News16.06.2018 - During the ethnological days life on the Plaza of Taucho, in Adeje becomes very traditional. On Sunday from 11 am, the focus will be on wine, cheese and honey, which will be displayed and offered in the Plaza together with typical Canarian handicrafts. There will be a milking display, cheese preparation and a candle workshop.
The day will become especially interesting when the villagers bring their ancestors' daily routine to life in traditional clothing, a mixture of a theatrical performance and an excursion into the history of the Canary Islands. The Cantina de Tío Víctor opens at 3pm, where you can also taste the local wine. more...
Daily News15.06.2018 - The taste of the sea and everything connected with the ocean will be the focus in the coming summer months in the San Cristóbal district of Las Palmas. It starts tomorrow, Saturday, with a tour of the fishing district. Guided by the Lecturer of Modern History at the University of Las Palmas, the walk starts at 11am at Torre de San Pedro Mártir and lasts for about two and a half hours, ending at the fishing harbour. more...
Barricaded in an apartment with a child
Daily News15.06.2018 - A woman called 091 on Tuesday because her former partner had broken into her home in Arrecife. The 33-year-old Ecuadorian, who has multiple criminal convictions, broke a restriction order that the woman had obtained against him after she had reported him for assault. When she surprised him, he was busy checking and inspecting her mobile phone. more...
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