Meat on a sword at Churrasquería Novillo de Prata

Living or taking a holiday in Tenerife is very much about exploring new places, discovering different landscapes and eating out in unusual places, often away from the tourist areas.

Those who regularly visit the north of the island will almost certainly remember El Rodeo in Tacoronte, the restaurant where waiters serve you in a very distinctive style by carving meat for you at your table off [...]

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Summer workshop for young people

Young people from Los Realejos are being invited to take part in summer workshops which turn the spotlight on important issues relating to teenagers.

The initiative is being organised by the local council through its youth department under the banner of “Edu-cación en valores” (“Education in values”).

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Women forced into prostitution with “yuyu vudu” rites

Women captured in Nigeria were forced into prostitution in Lanzarote and Palma de Mallorca and had to swear oaths under “yuyu vudu”, police have revealed.

The women had to go through rituals and a ceremony which included the sacrifice of animals and cutting off pieces of their nails and pubic hair.

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Latest drugs find: cocaine hidden inside cans of fruit drink

Drug traffickers are continuing to use all kinds of ways to try and smuggle their caches in and out of Spain.

Hot on the heels of officers discovering a huge amount of cocaine hidden inside scooped-out pineapples, another haul has been found inside cans of fruit drinks.

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Creator of Lanzarote’s underwater Atlantic Museum to star in London

An artist who is creating an incredible underwater world in Lanzarote is involved in another major project in London.

Pioneering Jason DeCaires Taylor is already hard at work in his studio on the island, making real-life sculptures of people and groups which will be permanently fixed under the ocean bed for the enjoyment of divers.

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Singer marking 50 years to perform in Lanzarote

Tickets have gone on sale for a concert in Lanzarote by Spanish musician, singer and songwriter, Joan Manuel Serrat.

He will be on the island on Tuesday, June 30th for a 9pm start in the Arrecife insular theatre.

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Rajoy pledges work for 20 million people by 2019

The Spanish Government is aiming to have 20 million people in work by 2019.

Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy said only then would it be possible to speak about a “full recovery” from six and a half years of job destruction.

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Art show turns spotlight on student’ work

Talented amateur artists from La Orotava are showing their work to the general public.

The Casa de la Cultura de San Agustín is hosting the exhibition until June 30th and visitors are very welcome between 9am to 9pm Monday to Friday.

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Hotline success for lighting problems

An emergency hotline to La Laguna council is proving a great success in the quick repair of street lighting incidents.

The local council says it is delighed with the 900 freephone service which has helped to deal with around 3,400 incidents.

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Lanzarote promotes small bodegas

New efforts are being made to safeguard and encourage small bodegas on Lanzarote.

The Cabildo says the number of small wine-growers on the island has increased over recent years and they want to do everything they can to help them prosper and grow.

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