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Atlantic Museum plays major role in Lanzarote diving boom

Dive tourism is flourishing in Lanzarote with more and more visitors heading for the island to practise the sport. A survey prepared by the Canary Institute of Statistics shows a 50 per cent increase in 2016 and nine out of the ten tourists said their trip was either good or very good.Full Article

Hiker hurt in Tejeda

An Italian woman out walking in Gran Canaria had to be rescued by the emergency helicopter when she suffered a fall. The hiker, aged 60, hurt her leg and ...Full Article

Swimmer, 50, pulled from sea

A man was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after being saved from drowning in Lanzarote. The 112 centre was alerted to the near tragedy on the beach ...Full Article

Driver dies in ravine plunge

A 31-year-old man died after his car plunged down a ravine on La Gomera. The accident happened just before 1am in the morning on the GC-1 in the municipality ...Full Article

Waiting list opened for popular “El Rio” swim

Swimmers who missed out on a place in the popular “El Rio” crossing in Lanzarote on September 30th might still have a chance. Organisers have opened a waiting list ...Full Article

Woman killed in dramatic explosion which destroys third-floor flat

Police investigating a fatal explosion and fire in Gran Canaria believe it was probably caused by an accumulation of gas. A local woman lost her life in the horrific ...Full Article

Tributes to police officer who dies in service

Colleagues have paid homage to a Gran Canaria police officer who collapsed and died after finding a missing person alive and well. A hero’s funeral was given to 41-year-old ...Full Article

Tourist threatened at gunpoint in Fuerteventura

Two brothers were arrested in Fuerteventura for “kidnapping” a tourist and then robbing him at gunpoint. Police said the victim had met the two young men the night before ...Full Article

Demand for holiday home rentals in the Canaries on the up again

The demand for holiday home rentals in the Canary Islands appears to be booming once again as more and more people choose this type of accommodation for their stay. ...Full Article

“I can’t help falling in love with……Gran Canaria”

Gran Canaria’s Cabildo has launched an emotional new campaign to encourage people who live and love the island to look after its future. The venture goes under the title ...Full Article
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