“Curva del Queso” leads the way for island’s miradors

La Gomera is aiming to become an island of viewpoints so visitors can take in spectacular views, including across to Tenerife and Mount Teide.

A special infrastructure plan has been drawn up which will see the construction of two new terraces and refurbishments to seven others.

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New Mayoress pledges pact with hoteliers

The new Mayoress of Puerto de la Cruz, Sandra Rodríguez has pledged to work hand in hand with the hotel association, Ashotel.

The pledge was made during a meeting with representatives of the north zone when various different ideas and projects were discussed.

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Ravine rescue after knee injury

A German hiker had to be airlifted to safety after suffering a fall in the Masca ravine.

The man injured his knee and was unable to continue his walk in the sloping, difficult terrain.

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New website promotes the charms of La Orotava

Beautiful La Orotava is to capitalise on its charms by offering a new series of themed routes.

The municipality is one of the best known in the Canary Islands and indeed Spain for its richness of attractions, which includes an historic centre with emblematic buildings.

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A life abroad is more than bricks and mortar

British nationals planning to retire abroad to learn more about their destination before moving.

With six million British nationals planning to head overseas when they retire , the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is teaming up with “A Place in the Sun” to urge UK retirees and others considering a move abroad to think long-term and plan thoroughly.

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Qashqai goes from strength to strength

NISSAN pioneered the crossover segment in 2007 with its Qashqai and this has been a huge success story for its manufacturing plant at Sunderland.

And with more than two million buyers Nissan decided it was time to introduce a second generation at the beginning of this year.

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Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo

Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok. The Norwegian ambassador has been found dead in a seedy motel room, and Harry has been sent to investigate. It’s clear that the ambassador’s family are hiding some secrets of their own, but few people are willing to talk…

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The Valhalla Prophecy by Andy McDermott

Archaeologist Nina Wilde and her husband, Eddie Chase, are sent to recover a Viking runestone that has been  stolen by a gang of raiders. The stone holds the key to an ancient evil that cannot be allowed to escape – one that has been confined in Norse mythology’s most holy of places: Valhalla.

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The Soldier’s Wife by Joanna Trollope

The soldiers are coming home – after 6 months in Afghanistan. Surely being united with their wives and girlfriends and families will be heaven after the hell they have been through. But is it ?

When Dan Riley returns to his adored wife, Alexa, and their children, his army life still comes first. Alexa thought that she was prepared to help him, and the [...]

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The Two Faces Of January by Patricia Highsmith

Two men meet in the picturesque backstreets of Athens. Chester MacFarlane is a conman with multiple false identities, near the end of his rope and on the run with his young wife Colette. Rydal Keener is a young drifter looking for adventure: he finds it in one evening as the law catches up with Chester and Colette, and their lives become fatally entwined.

(This is [...]

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