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Man rescued by helicopter after falling on ice on Teide

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 08:57
A rescue helicopter was needed due to where he fell, and the volume of traffic going up the mountain delaying emergency services...

CONFIRMED: Tenerife moves to Level 2, Gran Canaria to Level 3

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 20:53
The Canary Islands Government have confirmed this evening that Tenerife will be in Level 2 restrictions from Monday, and Gran Canaria joins Lanzarote

Covid update: 261 new cases, 111 in Gran Canaria, 65 in Tenerife

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 17:53
The Governing Council will use this data from today, to confirm their decision of restriction level changes for Tenerife and Gran Canaria... full data

VIDEO: This weeks latest news round up from the Canarian Weekly

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 17:53
Here's Sam with this weeks latest news for the Canary Islands from the Canarian Weekly...

'Canarias 50' opens to start transferral of immigrants from hotels

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 11:52
This is the second centre the state has opened and will house up to 1,320 people...

Tenerife and Gran Canaria will know their alert level changes today

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 11:52
The Canary Islands Government will confirm their decisions at 7.00pm tonight after an extra Governing Council meeting...

Cloudy and rainy in the north, and a sunny Saturday in the South

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 11:52
Here is the weather forecast for today, Saturday, for all the islands...

Second prize winner of last night’s EuroMillions is in Los Cristianos

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 08:52
It could be you! EuroMillions have confirmed that a winning ticket was bought in Los Cristianos...

Covid update: Data supports Governments decision for alert Level changes

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:50
There are 368 new cases today, with 4 Covid related deaths… Gran Canaria has most, Tenerife continues downward trend… full data here…

More than 30 hotels close in Tenerife due to lack of reservations

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:50
The president of Ashotel, Jorge Marichal, considers the winter season to be practically lost, even though we had put a lot of hope on it…

Los Cristianos port works are on schedule to be completed in March

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:49
So far 645 of the 1,048 concrete blocks weighing 30 tons each have been installed to protect the breakwater from maritime storms…the largest crane in

Banco Santander to close 221 branches 19 of them in the Canary Islands

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 11:49
In all of Spain they are initially closing 221 branches in February and March which is first stage of closing more than a thousand branches in total,

Outbreaks soar in the Canary Islands: 170 new ones in the last week

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 11:49
The ‘Christmas effect’ is being seen in the number of outbreaks... the vast majority (141) are from families meeting and social gatherings among non-c

Government makes Tenerife and Gran Canaria wait 48 hours

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 08:49
The Minister of Health announced that the Government is postponing confirmation of Level changes for Tenerife and Gran Canaria until tomorrow...

Alert level changes: Tenerife moves to Level 2… almost!

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 17:46
Tenerife and Gran Canaria’s level changes will be confirmed on Saturday after looking at their data for the next 48 hours… Lanzarote moves to Level 3

Covid update: 357 new infections and four deaths in last 24 hours

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 17:46
The Epidemiological data continues to skyrocket after the Christmas period, with Gran Canaria and Lanzarote leading the way…

Body found near Siam Mall could be missing Irishman Peter Wilson

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:46
The Irish tourist was last seen on March 23rd 2019 in Playa de Las Américas…

Serra proposes to lower the level in Tenerife, maintain Gran Canaria and raise Lanzarote

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:46
He highlights that the cumulative incidence from January 1st to 12th has decreased by 40% in Tenerife and increased by 400% in Lanzarote…

Will proof of vaccination be required to go to events or travel?

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:46
The Government has announced that vaccinated people will have a card certifying it, and insurance companies say it could be required to go to certain

FUERTEVENTURA: Man killed as car plunges down cliff in Pájara

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:46
When the Local Police got to the wreckage of the car, the driver was already dead...