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The TSJC authorizes use of the COVID certificate in the Canary Islands

13 hours 34 min ago
The use is voluntary for businesses from Friday December 10th, and applies to staff and clients...

Pre-departure tests return for all arrivals to the UK to tackle omicron

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 21:27
The health secretary acknowledges that the measures are "hugely unfortunate" for people who already had travel plans…

Ireland introduces new restrictions from Tuesday due to 'very stark' health advice

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 09:21
The Irish PM said: “it is not about going back to the days of lockdowns, but about adjusting to risk”

La Palma has seen a surge of bookings for people wanting to witness the volcano

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 09:21
This week has a 5-day weekend with two bank holidays on Monday and Wednesday…

Leroy Merlin opens new superstore in Adeje

Sat, 12/04/2021 - 09:21
The new store, which has a commercial area of 11,000 square metres, has been eagerly anticipated by residents…

EU calls for mandatory vaccination against coronavirus to be ‘discussed’

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 11:29
There are 150 million people in EU countries that haven’t been vaccinated, the vast majority are able to have it…

Germany introduces major restrictions for unvaccinated people

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 20:18
Only those fully vaccinated or recently recovered from Covid will be allowed in restaurants, cinemas, leisure facilities, and many shops…

Covid update: 484 new cases; Pfizer vaccine available for under 12s from 13th December

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 17:18
94% of people that have Covid in the Canaries are in home isolation…

Fuerteventura level 3, Lanzarote falls to level 1 with Tenerife and Gran Canaria

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 17:18
Daily cases have increased by 26% and incidence rates by 21% over the last week…

Two possible cases of omicron variant in the Canary Islands are being sequenced

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 14:18
Two samples taken from two men who arrived from South Africa a few days ago and tested positive are being studied…

All contacts of those infected by Omicron must quarantine even if they are vaccinated

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 11:18
Spain tightens measures and sets a 10-day isolation period for everyone who is a contact of suspected cases…

A rainy day forecast across the Canary Islands

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 08:17
See the weather forecast for the four main islands here…

Covid update: The Canaries starts December with 396 new cases and 4 deaths

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 17:05
Of the new cases today, 185 are in Gran Canaria, 135 are in Tenerife, 30 are in Fuerteventura, and 27 are in Lanzarote…

Spain’s restrictions, not the UK’s, are causing holiday cancellations this Christmas

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 11:04
The Spanish press is claiming that the reintroduction of a PCR test in the UK is to blame for people cancelling holidays…

Salaries in the Canary Islands rise 1.4% but are still the second lowest in Spain

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 08:04
In gross terms, they rose by 1.4% in 2020 to 1,775.71 euros per month, the highest figure since data began…

Fast internet is essential for Digital Nomads in Spain

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:40
The Canary Islands is becoming an increasingly popular destination for remote workers, but we must give them what they need…

The Canary Islands awaits the judicial endorsement of the Covid certificate

Tue, 11/30/2021 - 10:40
If not endorsed, plan B is reduced capacity and opening hours from December 15th…

Mother arrested for hitting and putting out cigarettes on her son's body

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 19:22
The young boy reported what happened to a policeman who gave a talk about child abuse at his school in Gran Canaria…

Covid update: Canaries has 289 new cases today to add to the 600 over the weekend

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 19:22
137,000 booster doses have been administered so far, anyone over 60 or who had Janssen can go without an appointment for theirs…

New data shows comparisons of deaths from Covid and other causes

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 10:21
The death rate in the Canary Islands increased by almost 5% due to Covid…