A Colder War by Charles Cummings

Thomas Kell is a disgraced agent who longs to come in from the cold. When MI6′’s top spy in Turkey is killed in a mysterious plane crash his chance arrives.Kell soon discovers that there is a traitor in Western intelligence. From London to Greece Kell tracks the mole.

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Cabildo presses for second terminal at south airport

Last year, the south airport recorded its highest level of passengers in the last 13 years, dealing with 9,176,274 people, an increase of 5.5 per cent. This surpassed the 9,111,065 users notched up in 2001.

As far as Spain was concerned, Tenerife south was seventh on the list for passenger numbers and the second busiest in the Canary Islands after Gando in Gran Canaria.

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Lorry driver handcuffed to tree as gang seizes hashish in olives

A lorry-load of green olives was so precious that the driver was kid-napped, taken to a pine forest, hand-cuffed to a tree and had his feet tied with tape, police have revealed.

The gang also drove straight at a patrol car, forcing it off the road before the hijacked truck smashed into a bus stop.

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Your chance to book your themed guided tour around Tegueste

Tegueste has started its programme of unusual guided tours and the 2015 events are expected to be a huge success.

The initiative began with a spotlight on the municipality’s rich history and wine which included a visit to to local wineries and vineyards.

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Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey

Maud is forgetful. But there is one thing she is sure of: her friend Elizabeth is missing. The note in her pocket tells her so. Maud will get to the bottom of it. Because somewhere in her damaged mind lies the answer to an unsolved seventy-year-old mystery.

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Dog of the Week – Oscar

Looking for a small, cute, fluffy handbag dog? Then Oscar is probably not for you. However, a true dog lover knows that looks are not so important when it comes to choosing your canine companion. Oscar is 6 years old and certainly a handsome boy however. This loyal boy really needs a family who will love him forever. He [...]

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A milestone birthday

Gifts and cards were the order of the day when a Charco del Pino resident celebrated her 100th birthday.

Irene Martín González, who lives with her grand-daughter, Juana, was congratulated by the Mayor of Granadilla, Jaime González Cejas and councillor for social services, Ana Esther Flores Ventura.

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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

On an Autumn day in 1686 eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives at a grand house in Amsterdam to begin a new life as wife of wealthy merchant Johannes Branat. He presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home.

As Nella uncovers the secrets of her new household she realizes the escalating dangers they face. The miniaturist seems to hold their fate [...]

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Cocaine in capsules

A man was arrested at Fuerteventura airport for trying to smuggle cocaine into the island.

The 27-year-old, described as a foreigner, was stopped in the baggage reclaim hall because officers became suspicious about his general behaviour.

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Man throws cat out of window

A resident of La Laguna has been charged with animal cruelty after throwing a cat out of a window.

A passing motorist saw the incident happen in the area of La Cuesta and reported it to the police.

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