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Canary Emergency Service helped 787 people a day in 2016

The Canarian Emergency Service (SUC) helped 288,102 people who needed some kind of prehospital or urgent health care during 2016. To this end, the SUC had to mobilise 247,834 times its mobile resource base (including ambulances, helicopters and medicalised planes) which generated an average of 677 interventions per day .Full Article

“Eight euros a month” TV scam leads to arrests in Canaries

Four people have been arrested in the Canary Islands and Valencia for running a pay for TV scam costing just eight euros a month. Four others are under investigation, ...Full Article

Lanzarote feels Nordic boom as TUI announces more flights

TUI Nordic, one of the biggest tour operators in Scandinavia, is to launch during the next winter season a direct weekly connection linking the Swedish airport of Malmö with ...Full Article

German hiker rescued by helicopter

A 62-year-old German woman had to be rescued by the emergency helicopter after suffering a fall on La Gomera. The woman was out walking in the Mirador del Santo ...Full Article

Drugs arrest at carnival

The Local Police of Santa Cruz de La Palma arrested a 35-year-old man allegedly carrying 16 doses of cocaine and 17 of metham-phetamines for sale during the carnival festivities. ...Full Article

Driver has lucky escape

A 31-year-old motorist was lucky to escape more serious injury after his car plummeted around 30 metres down a ravine in Gran Canaria. Firefighters had to go to his ...Full Article

Bee breach leads to seizure in La Palma

Environmental officers have warned about the illegality of introducing new bees to the archipelago after a breach was found on La Palma. Special protection is afforded to the “black ...Full Article

Iberia boosts Fuerteventura/Madrid flights

Iberia has announced the introduction of two daily frequencies between Fuerteventura and Madrid. The flights will be operational from June 16th to September 26th. The price is 85 euros ...Full Article

Producers of cult series “The Black Mirror” choose Lanzarote for filming

The Black Mirror”, the British series that premiered in 2011, has recorded in Lanzarote part of its fourth season to be broadcast this year on Netflix. Specifically, the third ...Full Article

Canaries bet on culture and tourism for added value

The Canary Islands should be making more of its culture, heritage and history to add value to tourism, its leaders have agreed. Special committees are being set up to ...Full Article
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