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Daily news from the Canaries and the islands
   Daily news from the Canaries and the islands' biggest English language newspaper on-line

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Gran Canaria linked to CIA flights
Daily News18.11.2005 - Gran Canaria aiport has joined Tenerife on the list of stop-overs allegedly used by the CIA to fly Islamic terrorist suspects out of the Middle East and North Africa. Las Palmas daily La Provincia has published details of at least two late night visits by Washington-hired planes to the airport for what the pilots described as 'jail operations'. more...
American internet fraudster held in Tenerife
Daily News17.11.2005 - An American thought to be a key part of an elaborate Internet fraud has been detained in Tenerife. The 43-year-old man was taken into custody yesterday after an investigation into the recruitment of young people to help hide phishing operations. more...
Daily News16.11.2005 - Police in Lanzarote have arrested 8 Chinese nationals suspected of selling fake cartoon cards in their shops. The 8, 2 of whom are women, had been under surveillance since a complaint was received by Spain from the California-based Upper Deck Company, which distributes the genuine cards based on a hugely popular Japanese children's TV series. more...
Heavy rain alert for Gran Canaria
Daily News16.11.2005 - People in Gran Canaria have been warned to expect heavy rain as the cold front takes firm hold. The Met Office issued the warning on Wednesday afternoon after thick clouds converged over the island. more...
Daily News16.11.2005 - The new direct flights to Gran Canaria from France and Italy are set to boost gay tourism in Maspalomas, according to a leading gay association on the island. Dario Jaen, who is deputy chairman of a prominent local movement and an adviser to the mayor of San Bartolom council, says that homosexuals now make up one quarter of stays in the resort. more...
Car burnings unrelated to French trend
Daily News16.11.2005 - The burning of two cars in Tabaiba (Tenerife) is not believed to be related in any way to the wave of street violence affecting France and some other parts of Europe. more...
Inflation news remains positive
Daily News16.11.2005 - The traditional image of the Canaries as Spain's most expensive region is changing by the month, according to official inflation figures. more...
Daily News16.11.2005 - Weather forecasters predict that the Canaries could see the first snow of the autumn by the end of today. As northern parts of Tenerife continued in the grip of a relatively 'cold' spell, with temperatures in La Laguna down as low as 10C, the prospect of heavy rain this evening has raised the chances of a white covering of Mt Teide by Thursday morning. more...
Minister to appear over prisoner flights
Daily News16.11.2005 - Spain's Interior Minister is to appear before Parliament along with the country's intelligence services chief to answer questions on the alleged use of Tenerife's two airports by the CIA. more...
Embassy offers emergency teams
Daily News15.11.2005 - The British Embassy in Spain has offered to help the Canary Islands in emergencies affecting UK citizens here. Senior Embassy official Nick Kay discussed the possibility in a visit yesterday to the Islands, where he met with the local and regional authorities in charge of coordinating the response to emergencies. more...
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