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Police crack “the most active” drugs’ ring in Canaries

The Civil Guard has dismantled one of the most active criminal organisations of drug traffickers in the Canary Islands. Nine people have been arrested and half a ton of hashish seized during an investigation, codenamed “Teide”, carried out by drug squad officers inTenerife.

Net tightens over bogus claims

The British Government has announced further plans to clamp down on bogus holidaysickness claims. The move follows concerns from the travel industry that more and more ...Full Article

Helicopter rescues injured fisherman

The emergency helicopter was called in to rescue a fisherman injured after suffering a fall on the coast in Tenerife. The incident happened in the late ...Full Article

Sea water tests stepped up as Arona says “better to be prepared”

Arona is taking additional steps to ensure the quality and safety of the bathing waters of its beaches. The Mayor, José Julián Mena, explained that Arona ...Full Article

New image for “Come to Santa Cruz” to attract more visitors

The popular initiative “Come to Santa Cruz” (“Ven a Santa Cruz”) is being redesigned by the city council to encourage even more businesses to open on ...Full Article

Fishermen dramatically rescued when boat overturns after shark catch

There was a dramatic rescue three miles off the coast of Playa San Juan when two fishermen fell into the sea because of the size of ...Full Article

School helps two worthy causes

The Association Amisur and the Franciscan Brothers of the White Cross have been the beneficiaries of the 2,300 euros raised by the students of the Institute ...Full Article

New home for old anchor from Nelson’s flagship?

The old anchor from Nelson’s flagship has disappeared from its pride of place in Santa Cruz but it hasn’t been stolen! Eagle-eyed visitors will notice that ...Full Article

Santiago del Teide backs ecotourism in EU project

Santiago del Teide is helping to lead the way for Tenerife in the promotion of ecotourism and active tourism. The municipality is part of the project ...Full Article

Historic house in Puerto to become cultural space

An historic property in Puerto de la Cruz is to be restored and turned into a cultural centre, the local council has confirmed. Details of the ...Full Article
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