New book sheds light on religious heritage

A new book sheds light on the religious heritage of Tegueste which is increasingly attracting more tourists to the municipality.

“Patrimonio religioso de la Villa de Tegueste” is in Spanish but it contains a wealth of photographs on old artefacts and details of how our ancestors lived and their need for temples and shrines to show their faith.

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Cloned credit cards: 17 arrests in Spain

National Police agents have broken up a network based in Spain that defrauded 400,000 euros with cloned credit cards.

The gang used the technique known as skimmimg and operated in various countries of America, Asia and Europe.

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Medical scare for hiker

A hiker who got into difficulties whilst walking along the Afur trail in Santa Cruz de Tenerife had to be airlifted to hospital.

The man, 45 years of age and of German nationality, suffered health problems of a less serious nature but was unable to continue his journey.

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Arona urges youngsters to get involved

Arona council wants more children to get involved in sport from an early age.

Its new programme of activities has now started and will continue until May.

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Why the search for missing athlete Victor Teni will never close

Family and friends of triathlete Víctor Teni who disappeared on Mount Teide over a year ago say they will never give up their quest to find out what happened to him.

The circumstances are still a complete mystery to them and until just a few months ago, his mother and siblings walked the National Park every weekend looking for clues.

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Tragedy during underwater fishing

Medics tried in vain to save the life of a man in his 30s who had been practising spearfishing on Fuerteventura.

His body was spotted floating in the sea around the harbour area of Morro Jable.

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Police probe Las Palmas attack

Police are investigating the circumstances which led to a 30-year-old man receiving head and neck injuries in Gran Canaria.

He was hurt during some sort of attack in the early hours of the morning in a plaza in the centre of Las Palmas.

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Your five minute morning exercise plan

Start your day feeling on top of the world with this five-minute bedroom routine combining strength and flexibility exercises.

Try to do this workout every morning to burn calories, ease away aches and pains, boost your mood and feel more alert.

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Police in urgent alert over rise in cybercrime

Cybercrime is on the increase in Spain and criminals will try all sorts of scams to cheat people out of money, police have warned.

Internet scams include baits to get people to call premium numbers, fines for alleged downloads on mobiles, false job offers or apparent bargains in fraudulent ads are all being used as online tricks.

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Bogus banking group promised huge returns on investments

An international finance scam detected in the Canary Islands is believed to have swindled unsuspecting investors out of one million euros.

Police say they have now dismantled the bogus financial structure which was dedicated to money laundering and fraudulent deals.

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