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Driver killed in 5am crash

Medics could do nothing to save the life of a 59-year-old man who died in a traffic accident in Fuerteventura. When the emergency services attended the scene on the FV-10 in Puerto del Rosario just before 5am in the morning, they found the driver trapped in his car.Full Article

Lanzarote launches island-wide campaign against animal cruelty

Lanzarote is launching a campaign against animal cruelty and abandonment on an island-wide basis. The Cabildo says the best way ahead is to involve every local authority, as well ...Full Article

Beach drama in Yaiza

A 39-year-old Frenchman had a lucky escape from more serious injury when he slipped and fell on rocks in Lanzarote. He suffered a head injury at Playa Blanca in ...Full Article

Bypass work to start again in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Cabildo and the town council of Santa Lucía are once again combing forces to get a ring road project off the ground for Vecindario. The scheme has ...Full Article

Man hurt whilst repairing pipes

A worker was seriously injured after repairing a pipeline in Gran Canaria. The 45-year-old man suffered extensive cuts and bruises in the accident which happened in the municipality of ...Full Article

Helicopter rescues walker

The emergency helicopter had to be called in to rescue a Belgian woman who was out walking in La Palma. The 75-year-tourist stumbled and fell in the area of ...Full Article

Canary produce set to take centrestage in new hotel initiative

The millions of tourists who visit the Canary Islands each year should be eating and enjoying local products, the government has agreed. A collaboration has been formed with the ...Full Article

Gran Canaria to act over “deplorable” state of island’s motorways

Gran Canaria is to take a major look at its motorways after admitting they are in a “deplorable” state. A round of meetings has already started to discuss what ...Full Article

Diver, 41, treated in hyperbaric chamber

A diver was rushed to hospital in Tenerife so he could be treated in a hyperbaric chamber following an accident in El Hierro. The man got into difficulties off ...Full Article

Mock-up emergency on El Hierro

Visitors to El Hierro might have thought there was a real-life emergency recently but it was just a drill. They are held on a regular basis to test the ...Full Article
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