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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 confirmed the alert but replies on the social network seem to back up the alert. The warning was posted by one user who asked for information to try and find the person who ...Full Article

Cocaine found in shipments from Brazil

The Civil Guard of Puerto de la Luz and Las Palmas and the Tax Agency have arrested three people in Gran Canaria for drug trafficking. Police say they were ...Full Article

Arrested at airport for drug offences

A 44-year-old man arrested at Lanzarote airport with drugs in his suitcase was running an online delivery service, say police. National Police officers became suspicious of the man whilst ...Full Article

Woman, 48, dies despite brave sea rescue attempt

A 48-year-old woman died a day after she was rescued from the sea in Gran Canaria by two passers-by. They have been hailed heroes for jumping into the water ...Full Article

Four women released after being forced into prostitution

Four people have been arrested for sexual exploitation of Venezuelan women in the Canary Islands. As part of the investigation, National Police agents released four victims of trafficking in ...Full Article

New guide is a must for El Hierro visitors

El Hierro’s Cabildo has presented its first Ecotourism Guide covering the island’s biosphere reserve and geopark. President and tourism councillor, Belén Allende, accompanied by the Minister of the Environment, ...Full Article

La Gomera stresses importance of ferry to Los Cristianos

The president of La Gomera’s Cabildo is demanding the urgent reinstatement of a maritime service between the island and Los Cristianos which has not been operating for six weeks. ...Full Article

Man tries to travel to Dublin with false passport

An Albanian man was arrested at Lanzarote airport for trying to travel to Dublin as a Bulgarian. The 24-year-old male tried to use a passport of dubious authenticity. The ...Full Article

Supermarket trolley scam

A man has been arrested in Lanzarote for a scam involving supermarket trolleys. The accused is said to be in charge of a metal recovery company. He is accused ...Full Article

Family arrested for delivering drugs to order

Four members of the same family have been arrested in Lanzarote for running a “take-away” drugs service. Police said the three women and a man delivered drugs to people’s ...Full Article
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