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Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:32
The island faces tougher restrictions: meetings of up to a maximum of two people and non-essential commercial activities must close at 6.00pm...

Tenerife is the second most searched holiday destination in the UK

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:32
A TravelSupermarket report shows that the desire to travel is still there, and holiday prices are currently cheaper than the last two years…

Lanzarote will get tougher measures if new cases do not decrease ‘in the next few days’

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:32
The Ministry of Health are ‘deeply concerned’ about the pandemic in Lanzarote … They are already Level 3, what will be introduced?

Covid update: 332 new cases but La Gomera is Covid free

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:32
The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands has informed of three Covid related deaths in the 24 last hours, one in Tenerife and two in Lanzarote...

137 Covid outbreaks this week, the majority among family and friends

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 15:28
80% of the outbreaks are in Gran Canaria and Lanzarote… over 1,000 people are affected by these outbreaks…

Lanzarote begins equipping a ‘field hospital’ due to increase of Covid patients

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 15:28
Last week 47 extra beds were enabled in the Molina Orosa Hospital and it is expected that 110 may be reached, but work is still being done on other co

300 bars and cafes request permission for expansion of terraces in one day

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 12:27
Gran Canaria bar and restaurant owners are facing the same frustrations as ones in Tenerife have done under Level 3, with reduced capacity, no support

Another sunny Thursday with above average temperatures

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:26
Today sees a slight increase in temperatures which are above average for this time of year... forecast for all of the Canary Islands here...

Central Government does not back down and refuses to change the curfew time

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:26
The Ministry of Health insists that the regional Governments and Health Authorities have enough ‘tools’ available under the current state of alarm con

Good weather sees the arrival of more boats with 375 people in just three days

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:26
Two people from the patera that arrived in El Hierro on Tuesday have died, meaning that ten people who have already lost their lives this year heading

Three injured, including a 4 year old girl, in car accident in Arona

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 09:26
Fire-fighters had to cut one of them free as they were trapped inside the car, saying they are lucky to be alive...

The Government will study making the curfew earlier

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 18:07
"There is no problem implementing it if it is agreed by everyone," says the Minister of Transport and Mobility…

Covid update: 297 new cases, 131 in Gran Canaria, 47 in Tenerife, and 5 deaths

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 18:07
The archipelago has passed 32,000 cases today since the start of the pandemic… 20 people admitted to hospitals today… full stats here…

An Easy Guide to Becoming a Prepper

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 15:07
Prepping can range from here to full-on doomsday or disaster scenario preparation… Let’s take a look at how you can ensure you are prepared with our e

Sanchez: the return of foreign tourists en masse, will be at the end of summer

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 15:07
The Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, said this in a speech at the meeting of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization yesterday…

A clear and sunny Wednesday across the Canary Islands

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 12:07
There will only be light clouds today, with southern resorts being clear and sunny...

Man threatens to kill police by blowing up a gas cylinder in Santa Cruz

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 12:07
The man attacked his mother and sister with a knife before threatening to kill police...

Hoteliers are making more money from immigration than from tourism

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 09:07
This is a statement made by the mayor of Mogan who has been criticized of being xenophobic for wanting the municipality’s tourist resorts free of immi

Iberia buys Air Europa for a cut-price 500 million euros

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 09:07
The deal was renegotiated during the pandemic from a billion euro sale price, and the fact that Air Europa received Government aid...

National Police close bar with 30 people inside dancing to live music

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 18:04
During this last week, the National Police have processed 418 fines in Tenerife, 175 of them in the municipalities of Adeje and Arona…