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Entries open for Lanzarote’s annual wine run

The registration period to participate in the eleventh edition of the Wine Run Lanzarote, to be held on Sunday, June 16th, will remain open until Monday, June 10th. Those interested in participating can formalise through the link http://www.lanzarotewinerun.com/en/inscriptions/ their request to participate in any of the three modalities: the long race of 23 kilometres, short race and walk (both ...Full Article

Fears grow that Valley Gran Rey is target of an arsonist

A shocking fire on picturesque LaGomera has reinforced a view that an arsonist could be at work in the municipality of Valle Gran Rey. The blaze affected 20,000 square ...Full Article

False products worth more than one million euros seized in Playa del Inglés

The authorities in the Canary Islands have warn-ed they will not tolerate the widespread sale of counterfeit football tops and similar well-known brands to unsuspecting tourists. Their alert follows ...Full Article

Robbery gang travelled to other islands to sell haul

The Civil Guard has detained three people on suspicion of committing several robberies with force at homes in the municipality of Tuineje, on the island of Fuerteventura. Two are ...Full Article

Silbo film shot in La Gomera receives standing ovation in Cannes

The film La Gomera (“The Whistlers” in its international title), directed by Corneliu-Porumboiu and filmed in La Gomera, wowed the audience at its world premiere in the official section ...Full Article

Mystery spheroid is donated to Canary museum after cave find

Relic hunters have been asked to “look around their homes” in case one of their finds turns out to be of national or international interest. The appeal follows the ...Full Article

Bazaars scammed customers with card machine fraud

A widespread scam has been detected in Gran Canaria where customers, many of them foreign tourists, were charged twice or even more for purchases in bazaar-type shops. One of ...Full Article

Pair stole statues from cemetery for scrap

Thieves have been caught stealing statues from gravestones in Las Palmas. The two men, aged 36 and 47 and both with extensive police records, had targeted a cemetery in ...Full Article

La Gomera to become heart-friendly island with new defibs

La Gomera’s Cabildo is to install defibrillators in all its municipalities An agreement has been signed with Canariasvial to have 14 units which will be distributed at the strategic ...Full Article

Tourism occupation hits 72.6 per cent in La Palma

La Palma has described 2018 as “a positive one, in general” for tourism, with more arrivals at the airport and an increase in cruise passengers. Tourism chiefs have been ...Full Article
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