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Cabildo deplores roundabout vandalism

Officials on Gran Canaria believe a pipe rupture which caused chaos at an island roundabout was deliberate vandalism. Fortunately, no-one was hurt in the incident but the Cabildo says it could have led to serious consequences.Full Article

Suitcase packed with cocaine was heading for Canaries

The discovery of a suitcase containing 22 kilos of cocaine, destined for an address in the Canary Islands, has led to a full-scale investigation. Police say they are determined ...Full Article

Emergency services relaunch their Twitter “keep safe” campaign

The 112 emergency service for the Canary Islands has relaunched its summer campaign # Risk0 to try and head off tragedies in the soaring heat. The centre will be ...Full Article

Tenerife expects boom in occupancy along with other islands

Hotels and apartments in Tenerife are expected to reach an average occupancy of 88 per cent this summer. La Palma will see 83 per cent on average, while La ...Full Article

Social networks put Canaries in the spotlight

A survey conducted in the United Kingdom has placed the Canary Islands as the fifth most talked about internationally on Facebook and Twitter by users in that country, behind ...Full Article

Gas cylinder explodes

Two people were injured after a gas cylinder exploded in their house. A 38-year-old man needed hospital treatment for mild burns whilst a 36-year-old woman suffered an anxiety attack.Full Article

Baby just wouldn’t wait!

Emergency medics have once again delivered a baby after the new arrival decided not to wait for hospital! Two ambulances rushed to the mother’s home in Gran Canaria just ...Full Article

A place to visit: La Gomera in all senses

La Gomera has stepped up its efforts to promote the island as a tourist destination this summer. The island’s Cabildo hopes to exceed the six million visitors of last ...Full Article

Health chiefs launch online summer “prevention” campaign

Health chiefs in the Canaries have activated the annual prevention campaign of the summer season through the web veranosa-ludable.info The aim is to prevent accidents on beaches and swimming ...Full Article

Angry leaders say La Gomera missing out on airport links

La Gomera has launched a campaign to get Air Europea operational on the island. The president of the Cabildo, Casimiro Curbelo is calling on the airline and the Government ...Full Article
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