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Boy chokes to death at fiesta

An eight-year-old boy died after choking on food during traditional fiesta celebrations. The youngster, understood to be Canarian or Spanish, was attending the famous San Juan festivities in Telde, Gran Canaria when the tragedy happened. He was enjoying a funfair with his parents and was eating in a beach bar when he began to choke. Family and other customers ...Full Article

Teide fires may have been arson

Police are investigating whether two fires in the space of a month in the Teide national park were started on purpose. Concerns have been heightened because the latest, near ...Full Article

Drama in Guargacho as dangerous criminal is finally arrested

A dangerous fugitive wanted by the US authorities for kidnapping, torture and threats has been arrested in Tenerife with the collaboration of the FBI. The Civil Guard, in the ...Full Article

Cement lorry crashes at roundabout

A lorry driver needed hospital treatment following an accident at the roundabouot of Guargacho. Fire crews from San Miguel de Abona were activated as a result of the incident ...Full Article

Climber rescued from ravine

A climber had to be rescued after falling about 12ft into a ravine in Guia de Isora. The 38-year-old man suffered “moderate” injuries and needed hospital treatment in Candelaria. ...Full Article

Police attend stabbing incident

A 38-year-old man suffered a knife wound in an assault in Santa Cruz. Police said he was injured during an incident at a property in calle Los Alamos. He ...Full Article

Street vendor arrested after scuffle

There was commotion in Adeje when a street vendor was detained by the police. The 38-year-old man, of Senegalese origin, was approached by officers when they saw him selling ...Full Article

Soccer fans well-behaved despite three arrests

Football fans in Tenerife turned up in huge droves to watch live coverage of the Liverpool/Tottenham Champions League final in Madrid and they were “pretty well behaved”, according to ...Full Article

School evacuated in fire scare

A school had to be evacuated as a precaution after fire broke out on land in Santa Cruz. The 112 emergency control centre activated the fire brigade following a ...Full Article

Six hurt in TF-1 pile-up

Six people were injured in a multiple collision on the south motorway of Tenerife. They received various injuries, including whiplash and back pain, but none were deemed very serious. ...Full Article
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