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Cocaine arrest at airport

A 39-year-old woman was detained at Tenerife’s north airport for smuggling cocaine. Agents of the Civil Guard stopped her in the arrivals hall when she showed signs of nerves. The 2,044 grams of cocaine was found in her luggage, hidden in four plastic packages. She was arrested for a crime against public health.Full Article

Stolen goods shipped out to Third World countries

Three men and a woman are being investigated for a series of robberies in Lanzarote in which the stolen goods were later sent out to Third World countries. Police ...Full Article

Environmental projects to create 200 new jobs

A new 3 million euro project on La Gomera is expected to create 200 new jobs, as well as improving the environment. The Cabildo is spearheading a project which ...Full Article

Man who came to rescue of swimmer loses own life

There was tragedy in Fuerteventura when a man tried to help a young woman in distress in the sea but though she was saved, he lost his own life.Full Article

Seprona seizes 1.5 tons of pineapple

The Civil Guard seized 1.5 tons of tropical pineapple destined for a company in  Fuerteventura.Full Article

Mobile phone stunt from car lands tourist in court

A driver who allowed his passenger to open the door of his car whilst it was travelling at 80km an hour to take a photo of the view has been given ...Full Article

La Gomera’s Silbo reaches Cannes

A film which features the traditional whistling language of La Gomera may win a Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.Full Article

Ecologists want urgent action as they highlight whale deaths

Environmentalists in the Canaries are calling for limits on fast ferries and tougher controls over yachts and whale-watching excursions after a number of animals were killed.Full Article

Family’s heartbreak as missing Yeremi receives voting card!

The family of a young boy who went missing 12 years ago were left devastated after electoral officers sent him a voting card through the post.Full Article

Arrested on London flight

Four people, including a teenager, were arrested at Lanzarote airport for trying to fly to London with false passports.Full Article
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