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First cheese museum to open soon

  Fuerteventura expects to open the first museum dedicated solely to cheese in November. An old mill is being converted as part of a 675,154 euros project which will include a visitor centre, inter-active touch screens, knowledge games and other items which involve direct participation.Full Article

French market still flourishes

French holiday-makers are still in love with La Palma. Tour operator Thalasso says it is “satisfied” with an 80% summer occupancy of its charter flights connecting the island to ...Full Article

Countdown to Las Palmas 2014 Carnival

  Las Palmas is to have seven Carnival nights during the celebrations for 2014. Details of the “World of Fantasy” have recently been released by the Cabildo and organising ...Full Article

Drugs sold in school

A crackdown on drug consumption in schools is to continue on Gran Canaria. The latest arrest involved a 19-year-old who was selling hashish inside a college in Las Palmas. ...Full Article

Car aacident deaths cut by 1-1-2

  The 1-1-2 Emergency Co-ordination Centre for the Canary Islands is helping to cut lives lost in road accidents. A new survey shows the archipelago is following a trend ...Full Article

Gran Canaria welcomes airline plans

  The Cabildo of Gran Canaria has pledged its full support to projects to create two airlines offering flights between the archipelago and Africa and Europe. Tourism chief, Melchor ...Full Article

Long live the lizard!

El Hierro’s giant lizard has a new kingdom of its own. The first of a number of releases of the “Lagarto Gigante” or “Gallotia simonyi” planned for the coming ...Full Article

Lanzarote welcomes Stockholm route

  Lanzarote is hoping to consolidate its popularity in the Scandinavian market. Tourism chiefs are delighted that the airline company Norwegian is introducing a new route to the island ...Full Article

“Lower your air fares” plea

  La Palma is urging Iberia to increase its flights to Madrid and to lower its ticket prices. The call has been made by the Cabildo and is echoed ...Full Article

More arrests for crack sales

  Another three people, including the suspected ring-leader, were arrested in Las Palmas for running a crack factory. National Police raided two homes in an apartment block following a ...Full Article
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