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Huge boost for La Laguna shop hours

La Laguna is celebrating another major break through in its quest to draw people in from all over the world. Already a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, it has just been declared a “Zona de Gran Afluenca Turistica” or a zone of great tourist influence.Full Article

Firefighters fear staffing cuts

Firefighters in Tenerife fear budget cuts will lead to a drop in the number of personnel manning shifts. For 2013, there will be 20% less money to finance the ...Full Article

New 5€ note from May

A new five euro note is to come into circulation from May 2nd. The new design was unveiled by the European Central Bank last week in Frankfurt. It is ...Full Article

Car chase through capital

Police in Santa Cruz arrested three men after a car chase through the city centre. The incident started after a patrol car saw a Volkswagen Golf drive through red ...Full Article

Coastal law group gathers support

Campaigners fighting for a better deal for the Canary Islands over the controversial Coastal Act believe they will be supported by the regional government. President of the Canary Platform ...Full Article

Pool death in Puerto

Rescue workers tried in vain to save the life of a German tourist after he was pulled out of a swimming pool in Puerto de la Cruz. The man, ...Full Article

Involcan needs more cash aid

A body on Tenerife which plays a vital role in monitoring and predicting volcanic activity may be in danger of extinction itself. Tenerife Cabildo, which gives 240,000 euros to ...Full Article

Flares for dramatic night rescue

A dramatic sea rescue took place about 700 kilometres off the coast of La Palma after a British woman became ill on a cruise. The operation lasted about eleven ...Full Article

Tougher smoking measures in 2013?

Health chiefs are expecting a new wave of measures in 2013 to try and cut deaths in the Canary Islands as a direct result of smoking.Full Article

Union shirts lead to police action

Police are claiming a “campaign of persecution” after six officers from the same area had disciplinary action taken against them. They say they are outraged because they all fall within ...Full Article
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