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Cabildo agrees to repair sinkholes on Los Hervideros highway in Lanzarote

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 19:58
The sinkholes appeared two weeks ago after landslides during the storms…

Covid update: Incidence rates continue to increase with 212 new cases today

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 16:57
The pandemic is not over yet, three of the four main tourist islands have incidence rates over 50…

Spain welcomes an EU vaccination passport and wants it as soon as possible

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 16:57
The Spanish hoteliers association are pleased by the announcement of a vaccination passport…

They dismantle a criminal gang dedicated to the trafficking of heroin in El Fraile

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 13:57
Seven people of sub-Saharan origin have been arrested in the south of Tenerife and one in Madrid after the police investigation…

Canary Islands will approve aid to SMEs and the self-employed on Monday

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 10:57
The regional Government says that they will begin to arrive in March...

Police fine 32 people playing bingo in Gran Canaria

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 10:57
The group were breaking several health regulations, and smoking inside the building...

Off-duty policeman saves kite surfers life in La Tejita

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 10:57
The officer dived straight into the sea to save the injured man and then took him to hospital...

Parked car rolls down hill and ends up in a fountain in La Orotava

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 10:57
The owner of the car didn’t put on the handbrake and it rolled down a hill into the fountain...

All Islands keep same alert level until March 4th, except Tenerife

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 19:55
This was announced today due to the increases in incidence rates since last week...

Covid update: Canaries registers 166 new cases and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:55
Tenerife registers 61 new infections compared to 71 from Gran Canaria, but Fuerteventura rebounds with 22 new cases…

January's tourism disaster: each hotel received an average of 12 visitors per day

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:55
Only 47,217 foreign tourists stayed in the Canaries compared to almost 600,000 in 2020…

A new front is bringing rain and strong winds to the Canary Islands

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:55
AEMET has activated a yellow warning for winds expected to exceed 80 km/h…

The Government is preparing a proposal of restrictions for Easter

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:54
It is crucial to avoid a spike in cases or a 4th wave of the virus at Easter if we are going to be on track with other countries to lifting restrictio

More than 125,000 vaccine doses have been administered in the Canary Islands

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 10:54
So far only 3.82% of target population have had two doses...

A year on from hotel lockdown, H10 staff to be honoured by Adeje Council

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 10:54
The Mayor of Adeje proposes Municipal Gold Medal for H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel and staff...

14 ‘skippers’ are identified and arrested for organising immigrant trips to Gran Canaria

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 19:53
These 14 were in charge of boats that arrived in December and January…

The Canary Islands add 96 new outbreaks with 634 people affected and one dead

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 16:53
48 of the new outbreaks were in Gran Canaria, 44 in Tenerife, two in El Hierro, one in Fuerteventura and one in La Palma…

Covid update: Canaries passes 40,000 infections, with 219 new cases, and 4 deaths

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 16:53
The good news is that active cases have dropped below 6,000 and hospitalisations have reduced…

First repatriation flight from Tenerife to Senegal since 2018 is cancelled

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 10:52
The flight was scheduled to take off from Tenerife North airport at 9:35pm last night to go to Dakar...