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Canaries need “co-ordinated approach” to homelessness

The Canary Government is being urged to set up a co-ordinated policy in order to deal with the homeless situation in the islands. Santa Cruz city council is one of the authorities leading the call and is being backed by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, La Laguna and Telde. “The Canary Islands Government should lead a ...Full Article

Couple holding hands struck by lightning

A Swiss couple were injured, one of them seriously, after being struck by lightning at a tourist spot. The man and woman, aged 44 and 53, ...Full Article

At last! Puerto negotiates second plot of land to complete bus station deal

Puerto de la Cruz has finally got clearance for a second additional plot of land for a new bus station. The news follows countless meetings and ...Full Article

Police seize 40 bags and wallets from ilegal Street vendors

Arona’s tourist police have seized more than 80kg of merchandise in a special operation against street vending. The operation took place at the Safari shopping centre ...Full Article

Spanish generosity as bone marrow donations soar

Spain continues to demonstrate its solidarity, this time in terms of bone marrow donation. As at the end of July, Spain had close on 340,000 bone ...Full Article

Cocaine smuggled into Spain hidden inside metal rods of container

Police have disarticulated a major criminal organisation dedicated to the introduction of cocaine in Spain through Portugal. Officers arrested five people in the border town of ...Full Article

British man stabbed in stomach during robbery

A 30-year-old British holidaymaker was stabbed in the stomach after foiling a robbery in Tenerife. The man told police he was jumped on by two attackers ...Full Article

Pledge to carry out projects in San Nicolas

Asphalting work has started in calles Soroya, Murillo and Rivera, corresponding to Urbanisation San Nicolás in Puerto de la Cruz. The remaining streets in the district ...Full Article

Police dog sniffs marijuana hidden in planters

A police dog has dug up 73 doses of marijuana buried in planters in and around the Verónicas complex in Playa de las Americas. The seizure ...Full Article

Baby arrives with some expert phone advice!

Telephone assistance from emergency medics in the Canaries has once again helped a person in need. This time, it was a pregnant woman who gave birth ...Full Article
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