Man pulled from sea dies

A man pulled from the sea off Fuerteventura later died.

The tragedy happened at Corralejo in the municipality of La Oliva in the early evening.

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Mark Billingham ‘The Dying Hours’

A cluster of suicides among the elderly. Such things are not unknown to the police, and the deaths are quickly dismissed. Only one man is convinced that something more sinister is taking place.

Having stepped out of line once too often, Tom Thorne is back in uniform and he hates it. Patronised and abused by his new colleagues, Thorne’s suspicions about the suicides are dismissed [...]

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Robert Goddard ‘The Ways Of The World’

Paris, 1919 – The aftermath of the Great War.

With the fate of the world’s nations hanging in the balance, a secret affair ends with the death of a senior British diplomat. As the authorities try to pass it off as a bizarre accident, ex RFC flying ace, James ‘Max’Maxted is convinced otherwise and throws himself headfirst into the dark heart of a seemingly impe-netrable [...]

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Top film producers help to judge MiradasDoc

Major names associated with the world of making documentaries will be in Guia de Isora for the ninth edition of the international film festival “MiradasDoc” .

The event, from November 1st to November 8th, is described as a “place where dreams come true” because potential producers can be discovered and short films can achieve international acclaim.

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Drugs hidden in pineapples, cash laundered at bank

An elaborate money-laundering scheme run by a Mexican gang in Spain involved a bogus fruit company, drugs hidden in pineapple shipments and human mules, police have revealed.

Investigations took place over two years but officers are confident that with the latest arrest of nine people, the criminal network has finally been dismantled.

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Five arrested for ten burglaries

Five men arrested by the police are believed to have carried out ten burglaries in Tacoronte.

The Civil Guard carried out surveillance in the light of a series of breakins at businesses and houses.

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Tenerife links are “essential” not a luxury

Tenerife is looking to the future and wants to be known as an island which looks outwards, not inwards, with better connecticity with the world and more autonomy.

These were the words of Cabildo president, Carlos Alonso during the hosting of the first Atlantic Forum of Connectivity and Tourism. Those present included representatives of Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal and Cape Verde.

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Arrest for drug trafficking

A crackdown on small-scale drug trafficking is continuing in the La Laguna district.

When police stopped a car in the area of Patrona de Canarias, they found drugs inside and arrested a 33 year old man.

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Sara Paretsky ‘Critical Mass’

Private Eye V.I.Warshawski is roused one morning by an SOS from a woman on a farm south of Chicago. When V.I. gets there, she finds no woman – but a dead man in a cornfield, his body savagely mutilated.

She is happy to leave the case to a local sheriff: it looks like a falling out among meth dealers. But back in Chicago, she [...]

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Sebastian Faulks ‘A Homage To P.G. Wode-house’

Bertie Wooster is staying at the stately home of Sir Henry Hackwood in Dorset.

Bertie is more than familiar with the country-house set up.He is a veteran of the cocktail hour and, thanks to Jeeves, his gentleman’s personal gen-tleman, is never less than immaculately dressed.

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