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Arrest at Lanzarote airport

A 38-year-old British man was arrested at Lanzarote airport after arriving on a flight from Newcastle. Police said the man was subject to an arrest warrant issued by a court in Lanzarote but did not specify the charge. He was arrested as police officers carried out a routine check of passengers disembarking from the Newcastle flight. He was transferred ...Full Article

Woman falls to death whilst window cleaning

A 65-year-old woman who fell to her death from the fifth floor of a building in Gran Canaria almost certainly lost her balance when she was cleaning windows, according ...Full Article

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 ...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
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