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Two die in crash

Two people died in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle in Lanzarote. Firemen from Teguise had to release the driver of the car from the wreckage but there was nothing they could do to save his life because of the severe injuries he received.Full Article

Arrested for cocaine smuggling

A 32-year-old man was arrested at La Palma airport for trying to smuggle cocaine. Police said he had swallowed two capsules, with a total weight of 113 grams.Full Article

Train project considered vital for Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is about to finalise details of its ambitous plan to bring a train to the island. The island’s Cabildo and the Government of the Canary Islands are ...Full Article

Flu jabs reach 200,000 mark but at least 24 people die of the virus

The 2016-2017 flu campaign in the Canaries concluded with more than 200,000 vaccinations, say health chiefs. Twenty-four people died as a direct result of catching the virus, all of ...Full Article

Police seize wild rabbits

Police in Gran Canaria have seized 18 wild rabbits which were being offered for sale via the internet. Environmental officers said the owner could not prove where they came ...Full Article

Singer swaps stage for hospital bed

A Spanish singer was forced to cancel his entire Canary tour after being taken ill with painful nephritic colic. Ismael Serrano was taken to hospital in Tenerife before his ...Full Article

Police arrest two for series of “bag tugs” in Gran Canaria

Police have been investigating a series of what they are calling “bag tugs” from tourists on Gran Canaria. A number of holidaymakers have been targetted as they walked or ...Full Article

La Graciosa wins five million euro project to protect endangered marine life

The Government of the Canary Islands has allocated a total of five million euros to complete the works of the waste water treatment plant and sewage network of La ...Full Article

Show of faith in Puerto del Carmen as new investment announced

The Government of the Canary Islands is to invest two million euros to improve the promenade of Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote. The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sports, ...Full Article

Firemen rescue injured hiker

Firefighters had to come to the rescue of a 60-year-old woman when she suffered a fall whilst out walking in Gran Canaria. The circular trail of the Pico de ...Full Article
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