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Greener books

  A well-known author has spoken about the “irony” of e-books which, he says, are less environmentally-friendly than the printed version. Jordi Bigues said the key was recycling – printed books were returned to pulp to make new books whilst only one per cent of e-books were recycled.Full Article

El Hierro calls for airport concessions

  The Tourist Information Centre on El Hierro is backing the campaign for a return of preferential airport charges. Being at the very heart of tourism on the island, ...Full Article

Menorca interest

  El Hierro has been sharing common problems with Menorca. Although physically far apart, the two Cabildos feel they face the same type of issues, including environmental tourism, the ...Full Article

Potatoes are a smash hit

  Canary folk love their potatoes! According to a new food survey, each person in the archipelago eats an average of 33.30 kilos, second only to Asturias.Full Article

Mercadona success

  Mercadona is continuing its successful campaign in the Canary Islands. Sales increased by five per cent during 2012 over the previous year to 472 million euro and 165 ...Full Article

Young people paying high price of crisis

  Young people in the Canary Islands are suffering more than anywhere else in Spain when it comes to finding a job. New figures suggest that two out of ...Full Article

Schools to be built by outside bidders

  The Canary Government is to introduce a new system for building schools but has denied it is privatisation of the education service. In a revolutionary move, tenders will ...Full Article

“Reinvest” plea

  Leading hotel operator, Canarias Iberostar has urged Spain to keep reinvesting in facilities, despite the difficult economic situation. Executive vice-president, Sabina Fluxá said the country and in particular ...Full Article

Hotel staff save tourist’s life

  Staff trained in the use of a heart machine helped to save the life of a German tourist. The  medical emergency alert was raised at a hotel in Playa ...Full Article

Greener cars

  Car owners in the Canary Islands appear to be getting more environmentally friendly. New figures show sales of vehicles with lower carbon dioxide emissions have increased as families ...Full Article
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