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Canaries come top in a national study of holiday destinations for this summer

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:45
The study has collected data from travel companies in Spain based on requests they have had for holidays...

Covid update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria have 95% of todays new cases

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 17:20
It’s the third consecutive day that new cases have exceeded 200…

EMA finds ‘possible link’ between AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 17:20
The WHO, EMA and the UK’s medicines regulator have all said that the benefits the AstraZeneca vaccine far outweigh the risks…

Man arrested in Adeje with 500 'Winstrol' pills and other steroids ready for sale

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 17:20
His car was searched as he pulled over in a disabled parking space trying to avoid a police check point…

The SCS has administered 328,855 doses of vaccines against Covid

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 11:19
41,773 were given during the Easter period as vaccinations continued in the Canary Islands, unlike other regions of Spain...

Government will review alert levels tomorrow before Easter restrictions end

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 11:19
If data over the next 48 hours is heading in a negative direction, expect increased restrictions in some areas...

Cloudy with some scattered showers later on in the day

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 11:19
Here is today’s weather forecast for all the islands...

Ashotel asks Marichal to remain as president regardless of accusations

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 17:03
The committee say that ‘a private matter and shouldn’t reflect on his work for the association’…

Covid update: 216 new cases and one death in the Canary Islands

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 17:03
Nearly 48,000 people have now tested positive for the virus in the Canary Islands…

One in 9 workers in the Canaries is still in ERTE after a year of the pandemic

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 17:03
The number of workers included in an ERTE was reduced in the Canary Islands by 2,733 people from February to March…

Sánchez wants May 9th to be the end of the State of Alarm in Spain

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 14:01
The Prime Minister explained how 33 million people in Spain will be vaccinated by the end of August…

Investigation into death of a woman vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Tenerife

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 11:00
The health authorities are investigating the death of the woman, who was under the age of 50...

5 photos of the Canaries feature in National Geographic image of the week

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 11:00
The five stunning pictures were sent in by residents of the islands, and capture the beauty of where we live...

Police prevent a ‘massive party’ in a well-known venue in Arona

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 11:00
This is just one example of situations they have had to deal with over a tricky Easter period...

Employees at the Alborada hotel in Las Galletas strike to demand wages

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 11:00
85 members of staff at the Ten-Bel holiday complex go on strike to demand back payment of their wages...

Covid update: Both Tenerife and Gran Canaria have over 100 new cases after Easter weekend

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 16:55
Vaccine supply has started to increase with 1.2 million delivered by Pfizer today, 70% vaccinated during summer is within reach…

Dead body of a woman is found floating in the sea off the coast of Fuerteventura

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 16:55
The lifeless body, wearing a life jacket, was spotted 20 miles south of Fuerteventura by a fishing boat…

Police arrest man with cocaine hidden in his shoe in Granadilla

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 16:55
Officers stopped him in a restaurant car park after her tried to escape from them…

Jorge Marichal steps down from ASHOTEL and CEHAT because of tax fraud

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 13:54
Read how his company sold nine apartments in San Eugenio to his fathers company to avoid tax...

13% of all Canary Islands residents are legally registered foreigners

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 13:54
Which island has the most foreign residents? Where are most of these foreign residents from?