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Coronavirus lockdown: Non-essential workers told to stay at home

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has intensified the country’s already strict lockdown with new measures to try and stem the spread of coronavirus which has already claimed nearly 6,500 lives. From Monday, for eight working days, there will be “a total paralysis” of non-essential economic activities. The Prime Minister said that between March 30th and April ...Full Article

Tragedy as woman found dead and husband with serious stab wounds

An 82-year-old woman has been found dead in her home in Tenerife, lying next to her disabled husband, 86, who had serious stab wounds. Police believe ...Full Article

Air links between the islands cut back again to minimum

The Minister of Public Works, Transport and Housing, Sebastián Franquis, has proposed to the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda new restrictions on air ...Full Article

Birthday party raided after rules ignored

Police in Tenerife have raided a birthday party attended by 20 people despite the coronavirus restrictions in force across Spain. Guests attending the event in a ...Full Article

A Black Friday for the Canaries: now 36 deaths

It was a black Friday for the Canaries with nine new deaths from coronavirus being recorded in the archipelago. This takes the number of deaths so ...Full Article

Going to girlfriend’s house for sex costs 720 euros in fine

A resident of Gran Canaria has been fined 720 euros for breaching Spain’s confinement rules after admitting going to his girlfriend’s house to “have sex”. The ...Full Article

Astonishment as man takes CHICKEN on a lead out for a walk!

A man has been slammed as “senseless” after passers-by spotted him walking a CHICKEN on a lead in the Canary Islands! Under Spain’s State of Emergency ...Full Article

Spanish mayor bans dog owners from walking more than 150ft

A town in Majorca has banned dog owners from walking their pets any further than 150ft from their homes because “many are flouting the coronavirus rules”. ...Full Article

Spanish bullfights and festivals wiped out due to coronavirus

Bullfighting tournaments and festivals have been wiped out in Spain due to the coronavirus crisis and animal rights campaigners want it to stay that way. There ...Full Article

Man sent to prison for ignoring confinement rules

A man from Santa Cruz has been sent to prison for six months for continuously breaching the State of Emergency confinement rules and the pushing a ...Full Article
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