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Echeyde School III in Guargacho confirms a positive case of Covid-19

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 17:46
The school has reported that the students of this group will remain isolated at home for 14 days…

Man arrested in Fuerteventura for repeatedly stabbing his roommate after an argument

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 17:46
The detainee caused the victim several cuts on the back, face and neck in a house in Puerto del Rosario…

21 billion euro EU fund to finance ERTE ‘is now available’

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 17:46
Brussels confirms that the funds will arrive "in the next few weeks", which means more than 21 billion euros for Spain…

Teenager in serious condition after being run over and trapped under a van in Santa Cruz

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 17:46
The 15 year old boy was trapped under the vehicle with serious head injuries…


Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:45
The islands are four points away from the ratio required by Germany with a make or break EU meeting on September 28th...

33 students in Canary Islands tested positive for Covid-19 this term

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:45
At least eight schools, four institutes and a V.E.T centre have been affected by COVID-19 at this start of the term

Driver seriously injured after crashing truck into a tunnel

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:45
A driver of a truck has been seriously injured after crashing into a wall in a in a tunnel

Man arrested for threatening police with a knife

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:45
The agents intervened following a call to 091 from a woman who reported that two individuals were following her...

Torres: 'The curve is bending, the extra restrictions in Gran Canaria are working'

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:45
This was stated by Ángel Víctor Torres to journalists after a meeting with the Cabildo de Gran Canaria...

Driver rolls car off road into a ravine in Arona

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:45
The incident happened just before 3pm when the Emergency and Security Coordination Centre...

Coronavirus update: 127 new cases, the lowest since 17th August

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:45
The 133 medical discharges in the last 24 hours have reduced active cases

Hurricane Paulette starts heading to the Canary Islands tomorrow

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 17:20
This was announced on Twitter early this morning by AEMET…

Arsonist arrested and admits to starting forest fires in La Palma

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 17:20
He is now being questioned about the last four fires that have occurred in that town...

A class at Echeyde school is quarantined for a positive Covid-19 case

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:20
The centre in Santa Cruz has informed that the students of group 1ºE of ESO should be isolated at home, but their families don’t need to...

The occupants of a cayuco located in the south of Gran Canaria are transferred to Tenerife

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:20
The approximately 42 occupants of the cayuco were brought by a Guardia Civil boat...

More flu vaccinations this season to avoid collapse of the Canaries health system

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:20
During the 2019-2020 season, the flu was the cause of 35 deaths in the Canary Islands and 661 people had to be hospitalized


Mon, 09/21/2020 - 11:20
The archipelago needs less than 1,075 new cases a week, or 153 new cases a day for our incidence rate to be less than 50, and tourists can come again.

Coronavirus update: Las Palmas passes 4,000 active cases, 2 more deaths

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 08:20
Yesterday medical discharges reached 4,850 after 33 people

The Local Police disband 40 young people partying in a park in Tenerife

Sun, 09/20/2020 - 20:13
The police intervened after seeing posts of the gathering online...

Miguel Concepción trial for Islas Airways fraud starts tomorrow

Sun, 09/20/2020 - 14:12
The Prosecutor's Office has asked for 4 years in prison for Miguel Concepción, who is accused of allegedly defrauding the state of 3.4 million euros..