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Three arrested on Cork plane

Three young people, aged between 18 and 20, were arrested for trying to board a plane with a false identity at the Reina Sofía airport, in the south of Tenerife. The drama happened during boarding of a flight to Cork, Ireland. Airline staff called in the police as they had observed anomalies in the Greek identity cards used by ...Full Article

Tenerife link as cocaine boat seized

Spanish police and the British authorities have intercepted a sailboat carrying almost 1,000 kilos of cocaine on board. The ship, which had been acquired in Mallorca, was boarded by ...Full Article

Students delve into the history of south Tenerife

A group of students have developed a project of service to the community with the aim of recovering the history of southern Tenerife. Their task is based on creating ...Full Article

Forest fire may have been started by manure

The Civil Guard is investigating a 73-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman who, apparently, caused a forest fire last August that affected 1.45 hectares of the upper area of ...Full Article

Assurances over Playa San Juan improvements

Assurances have been given about the finalisation of works in Playa San Juan. On September 2nd, a meeting was held between island councillor for land planning, historical heritage and ...Full Article

“Stop these meaningless protests” says Ryanair

Conflict, concern and controversy, just three of the emotions being generated as cabin crew with Ryanair Spain continue their industrial action over the base closures of Tenerife, Gran Canaria, ...Full Article

Original ceramic street signs restored in La Orotava

La Orotava council has recently completed the restoration of the old ceramic signs that the municipality possesses in various streets of the historic centre. It is an initiative approved ...Full Article

Relief at last for Cabo Blanco flooding

Arona council has launched the process of awarding the channeling of the El Lere ravine as it passes through calle El Horno, in Cabo Blanco. The environment department says ...Full Article

Cabildo warning over Chinese lanterns

Tenerife Cabildo has sent out a warning to people not to use the Chinese-type lighted lanterns during the current fire alert crisis. The authority says they are a real ...Full Article

New British Ambassador Hugh Elliott arrives in Spain

Hugh Elliott, a member of the UK’s Diplomatic Service since 1989, succeeds Simon Manley as Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Spain and non-resident Ambassador to Andorra. The Ambassador takes up ...Full Article
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