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Scorn poured on Repsol job forecasts

  Oil drilling in the waters off the Canary Islands would only produce the same number of jobs as an average-sized hotel, it has been claimed. Repsol has said that if oil is found off the coast of Lanzarote and Fuerte-ventura, it could create between 3,000 and 5,000 jobs linked to the activity.Full Article

Shocking assault

  A robbery and assault in Adeje shocked onlookers but their information later helped in the arrest of four suspects. Police received an alert that two men were lying ...Full Article

Call to close down beach services

  A row over the operation of sunbeds and um- brellas on the beaches of Los Cristianos shows no sign of abating. Arona Council is being urged to take ...Full Article

Bringing 1-1-2 service to the deaf

  The Canary 1-1-2 service has strengthened its commitment to deaf people so the emergency service presents no barriers. A co-operation agreement has been signed with the Federation of ...Full Article

Petition started over “unfit” water

  Residents of the San Antonio district of Puerto de la Cruz have severely criticised the quality of their tap water. They say it is unfit for even using ...Full Article

Council sees red over drago tree

  Don’t mess with Tenerife’s ancient dragon trees! That’s the message being relayed loud and clear following an incident in La Laguna. The full circumstances have not yet been ...Full Article

Play safe when buying a home

  When buying or selling a property in the UK, most people wouldn’t dream of entering into a transaction without the assistance of a qualified and independent lawyer. Yet ...Full Article

Boost for La Palma after TUI setback

  Tour operator FTI is to put on six flights a week from November to La Palma from six German destinations. Tourism chiefs on the island are delighted as ...Full Article

One in ten Canary homes are empty

  Just over 13% of homes in the Canary Islands stand unoccupied, latest figures have revealed. Although the figures give little cheer to those in need of a home ...Full Article

Countdown begins to new street rules

  Los Realejos is following the example of other municipalities in Tenerife by regulating the use of pavement space outside bars and restaurants. However, the council says it wants ...Full Article