Barranco plunge

A driver was lucky to escape serious injury after his car went over the edge of a barranco on La Gomera.

He was taken to hospital with multiple cuts and bruises after being flung from the vehicle. However, his condition was described as non serious.

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A challenging and happy day for En Pie Foundation and supporters

The En Pie Foundation’s first sponsored bike ride from Mount Teide down to Los Gigantes proved a great success.

Everyone who took part said how much they enjoyed the experience!  I know there were several people who were very anxious about doing it but they faced their fears and managed it!  This was not a race, it was a solidarity fun ride (some parts were more [...]

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Car shoots off road and ploughs through roof

Even experienced firemen raised an eyebrow after finding this bright pink car embedded head first in the roof of an old cottage!

The Honda Civic flew several feet through the air after its 19-year-old driver lost control on a bend and left the road “like a launch pad” after hitting two speed bumps.

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The Proposal by Tasmina Perry

1958. At eighteen Georgia Hamilton is sent to London for the Debutante season. Independent, and with secret dreams to be a writer, she has no wish to join the other debs competing for a husband. But when tragedy strikes, her fate appears to have been sealed.

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Arrests for copper theft

Two youths have been arrested for stealing copper wiring in La Orotava.

Police identified them after finding that the 100 kilo haul had been sold to a company specialising in the purchase and recovery of scrap metal.

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Road resurfacing in Arona

Arona Council has started to tackle local roads which are in urgent need of resurfacing.

Work has already started on avenida Chayofita in Los Cristianos because of its poor condition.

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The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C.Morais

The hundred-foot-journey is the story of Hassan Haji, a boy from Mumbai who embarks, along with his boisterous family on a picturesque journey first to London and then across Europe, before they ultimately open a restaurant opposite a famous chef, Madame Mallory, in the remote French village of Lumiere. A culinary war ensues, pitting Hassan’s Mumbai-toughened father against the imperious Michelin-starred cordon bleu, until Madame [...]

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Estrellas Gospel Choir seeks new members

After starting up the Estrellas Gospel Choir in the Timanfaya Theatre last September, Maureen Sands was thrilled to announce to the choir members in the New Year that they would be changing venue to the Anglican All Saints Church in the Taoro Parque in Puerto de la Cruz. 

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The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons

A killer roams London’s streets. He cuts the throats of London’s rich and powerful. And he is good at it. No-one knows who he is or how to stop him. Until now. He has just met his match.

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Couple sold hash to pupils

A couple have been arrested on Gran Canaria for selling drugs to children.

   Police said the minors would often call in to their home in the San Cristobal area on leaving school and buy hashish.

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