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Father and son die whilst canyoning in Granada

A father and son drowned in Spain after the 17-year-old boy fell into a fast-flowing river whilst practising the adventure sport of canyoning and his dad jumped into the rapids to try and save him. The accident happened in a steep ravine known as the “Barranco de Trevélez” in Granada in a waterfall area just three metres wide sandwiched ...Full Article

Sunbathers try in vain to save man’s life

Sunbathers on a popular beach in Lanzarote tried desperately hard to save the life of a 77-year-old man who was pulled unconscious from the water. Medics took over when ...Full Article

Restaurants warned over electricity scam

Police in the Canary Islands are warning restaurant and entertainment venue owners to be on their guard against an electricity scam. The Civil Guard has already detected at least ...Full Article

Arrests in Fuengirola for labour exploitation

National Police arrested two people for labour exploitation of Pakistani citizens in fruit shops in Fuengirola (Málaga). The detainees are said to have exploited their com-patriots, taking advantage of ...Full Article

Restaurants warned to display IGIC tax on their menu

More restaurants in the Canary Islands are facing stiff fines for not displaying IGIC, the Spanish equivalent of VAT, on their menu prices. The organisation Facua-Consumidores en Acción has ...Full Article

Cabildo’s 4.2 million investment to bring new look to Santiago del Teide

Tenerife Cabildo is carrying out four projects in the tourist area of Santiago del Teide, which represent a global investment of more than 4.2 million euros. Moreover, the authority ...Full Article

Attack in Santa Cruz barranco

Police have been investigating an attack in Santa Cruz when a man was set on by two others. He suffered various injuries of a “moderate” nature and was taken ...Full Article

Botched 16th century St George statue is now “normal” again

A 16th century statue of St George and the Dragon, dubbed one of Spain’s most botched restoration jobs when given a “facelift” a year ago, has finally been returned ...Full Article

Fire traps residents and five injured

Residents were trapped and five people were injured, two seriously, when fire broke out on the first floor of a three-storey building in Guimar. The fire started in a ...Full Article

Drugs’ money “hidden” through luxury car purchases

Agents of the National Police have dismantled a criminal group dedicated to money laundering to hide proceeds from drug trafficking in the Canary Islands. Five men aged between 40 ...Full Article
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