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Rowers rescued in record flight

  A rescue helicopter based in El Hierro has notched up what it believes to be a record rescue. On Wednesday, February 13th, the alert went out that two rowers were in trouble.

Poop scoop or lose your dog!

  Take your dog out for a walk in Las Palmas, fail to clean up if it fouls the pavement and you could lose both your ...Full Article

Big Mac on its way to La Palma

  It’s taken some time to get there but at last McDonald’s is on its way to La Palma. The international chain’s first fast food restaurant ...Full Article

Arrests in gold mine scam

A major police operation has uncovered another scam with strong links to the Canary Islands. This latest money-making venture involved the fraudulent sale of bonds which ...Full Article

New rules will not allow cider

  The Canary Government has stressed that new rules about “guanchinche” restaurants are to ensure their survival, not to ruin them. Nevertheless, a bid by Valleseco ...Full Article

El Hierro had two eruptions, not one

  Scientists on Tenerife believe El Hierro experienced not one but two underwater volcanic eruptions in 2012. The most publicised activity happened off the coast of ...Full Article

Civil unions are more popular

  Civil unions appear to be significantly more popular in the Canary Islands than religious marriage ceremonies. Latest figures given by the Ministry of Justice show ...Full Article

Officers in drug arrests

Five members of the Civil Guard have been arrested in Fuerteventura in an operation against drug trafficking. The shock announcement was made by Canary Government delegate, Maria del ...Full Article

Watch for stranded turtles

  Environmental experts believe there is a danger of lots of turtles being stranded on the beach of Fuerteventura because of the strength of the ocean. ...Full Article

Group claims La Gomera fire negligence

  The wild fires which caused considerable damage on La Gomera last summer have led to an official complaint of “negligence and recklessness”. The allegations have ...Full Article
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