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Quad bike rider injured

A quad bike accident in Gran Canaria left a 35-year-old man with a leg injury. The man came off the quad when riding along the GC-500 in San Bartolomé de Tirajana at about 6.30pm.Full Article

Beach location for new-style Festival of the Sea

Fuerteventura is to stage a large-scale Festival of the Sea on November 11th and 12th with a beach-front location. The island’s Cabildo has signed an agreement over the event ...Full Article

Drug traffickers tried to throw hashish overboard

Police in the Canaries say they have notched up another blow against drug trafficking. The Civil Guard has intercepted 375 kilos of hashish which was being smuggled on board ...Full Article

Canary Government draws up new strategy for coastal ecoturism

The Canary Government has launched a new project which aims to make the archipelago a reference point for innovation in coastal ecotourism. The initiative will involve the creation of ...Full Article

Canary Government launches new virtual language courses for teachers

The Government of the Canary Islands has launched the first Official School of Distance Languages of the archipelago. It began its journey this school year with a first location ...Full Article

El Hierro increases air connectivity to meet growing demand

El Hierro is looking to improve air connectivity at the weekends after revelations that hotel bookings are being cancelled because of the lack of flights. Island president, Belen Allende ...Full Article

Robber wore ski mask and had axe

A man wearing a ski mask cau-sed terror in Gran Canaria when he tried to break into a shop using an axe. The incident happened in the Telde district ...Full Article

Bank customer lied about mugging

A 23-year-old man was arrested in Gran Canaria after claiming he had been robbed of 900 euros withdrawn from a bank cash machine. The incident happened in Puerto Rico ...Full Article

Scientists confirm man’s death in Gran Canaria was due to spiked drink

A Belgian man’s horrific death in Gran Canaria in 2015 was caused by the lethal drug scopo-lamine, also known as “Devil’s Breath”, say scientists. They say he was given ...Full Article

Arrest on Gran Canaria for Whatsapp child porn link

Police investigating an organised criminal network which distributed child pornography through Whatsapp have arrested one of three suspects in Las Palmas. He was arrested in Santa María de Guía ...Full Article
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