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Fireworks “will be banned”

Santa Cruz city council has pledged to review the rules of all its Carnival competitions and events to improve security and eliminate the possible use of pyrotechnics. A full review is being promised in the wake of the fire injuries suffered by Carnival Queen contestant, Saida Prieto.Full Article

First step for training centre

  A new vocational training centre in Los Cristianos would provide new opportunities for people seeking jobs, Arona council believes. A plot of land of 8,000 square metres has ...Full Article

Hospital worker “leaked” information

The situation in London when a hospital worker leaked news about the Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy appears to have been echoed in Tenerife. On this occasion, however, the “victim” ...Full Article

Homes’ fight goes to Madrid

Campaigners trying to save thousands of Canary homes and businesses from demolition under the “Ley de Costas” are to travel to Madrid to put their case. The action group ...Full Article

Arona to offer tourism phone apps

  Arona is to become the first municipality to offer free tourism information via Android and Apple mobile devices. The new project was unveiled during the recent FITUR tourism ...Full Article

Tenerife watches the Oscars

  Tenerife will have special reason to be interested in the 85th edition of the Academy Awards on February 24th. The Norwegian film “Kontiki” about the famous adventurer Thor ...Full Article

Woman murdered in Santa Cruz

Tenerife has been shocked by another case of suspected domestic violence. Police are investigating the death of a 35-year-old woman on February 20th in the Los Gladiolos area of ...Full Article

Fiesta chief loses job

Santa Cruz city council has dismissed the head of its fiestas department in the wake of an investigation into the fire tragedy during the Carnival Gala Queen contest. However, ...Full Article

Winter has arrived at last

The late arrival of snow on the Teide this winter has caused some traffic hold-ups and delays with visitors to the National Park of Las Cañadas.  The snow plough ...Full Article

Shock over dead dogs

  Police believe more people may have been involved in a case of animal cruelty. The bodies of a dozen dogs were found in the bottom of a ravine ...Full Article
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