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Spiderman graffiti artist is nabbed on 15th floor

A graffiti artist’s attempt to daub slogans across the top of a 250ft block of flats didn’t go according to plan as this dramatic rescue picture shows! The man, believed to be of Slovakian nationality, was well and truly nabbed by the fire brigade as he abseiled down the building at dawn.Full Article

Silbo arrives in Stockholm as La Gomera eyes Swedish market

La Gomera has been continuing its efforts to promote its unique whistling language known as “Silbo”. The island is keen to attract more visitors from Scandinavia so when promotions ...Full Article

Army of volunteers sought for XXVI Ironman Lanzarote

Registration has opened for those who would like to help with the XXVI Ironman Lanzarote to be held on May 20th. Interested persons must register before May 9th through ...Full Article

Tourists warned about “hugging” theft technique after four arrested

Police are warning tourists in the Canary Islands over the theft of personal items through what is known as the “hugging” technique. Several robbery cases are being investigated, including ...Full Article

Driver dies in ravine plunge

A 65-year-old man died after his car shot off a road on La Palma and plummeted down a ravine. The vehicle over-turned and the driver was trapped in the ...Full Article

Diversity call backed by European University of Canary Islands

The European University of the Canary Islands has joined the Charter of Diversity through signing at a public event held at the CEOE (Madrid). Promoted in Spain by the ...Full Article

La Gomera’s Giant Lizard population continues to grow

A new census of the Giant Lizard which lives on La Gomera is to be carried out in 2017. Control work will also continue and there will be various ...Full Article

Better access to popular Costa Teguise beach

The beach of Los Charcos in Costa Teguise has been made more accessible thanks to the insular investment plans of the Cabildo of Lanzarote. Both the access and the ...Full Article

Canary 112 service had busy year in El Hierro

The Canary Emergency Service (SUC), under the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, attended in 2016 1,250 people who were in an emergency situation in ...Full Article

El Hierro’s renewable energy plant makes another huge profit

The hydroelectric power plant on El Hierro is already proving its worth by making a profit of 14 million euros in 2016. The good news about the Gorona del ...Full Article
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