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Prohibited snake trapped in treatment plant

This snake was found for the first time in a treatment plant on Fuerteventura but is believed to have escaped as a “pet”. It is a Californian kingsnake which features in the catalogue of invasive species of concern for the outermost region of the Canary Islands. Non-poisonous, its possession and release into the natural environment constitutes ...Full Article

German woman drowns

A German woman has drowned in La Gomera after getting into trouble in the sea. The tragedy happened off La Calera beach in the municipality of ...Full Article

Police smash biggest-ever counterfeit goods gang in Canary Islands

Police in the Canaries have seized fraudulent goods worth more than 16 million euros in the biggest ever operation of its kind in the islands. Some ...Full Article

Divers urged to enter La Gomera’s new underwater photography contest

La Gomera has presented the first online underwater photography contest as a new tourist reference in which the most unique underwater images of the island are ...Full Article

La Palma “secures European flights”

La Palma Cabildo has stressed there is no question of the island not maintaining air routes with Europe following a dispute over finance. The authority says ...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 ...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 ...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 ...Full Article

Lanzarote delighted with world beach accolade

Tourism chiefs in Lanzarote have applauded the choice of Papagayo as the best beach in Spain by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. According to the ...Full Article

Alert over “nude pictures”

Twitter users have warned of an alleged WhatsApp group in the Canary Islands which is said to be sharing naked pictures of ex-girlfriends. Police have not ...Full Article
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