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Lanzarote and Gran Canaria are now epicentre of the pandemic in the Canaries

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:46
Lanzarote and Gran Canaria have officially taken over from Tenerife as the epicentre of the pandemic...

Travelling to the UK? What test do you need? Do you need to isolate?

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:46
The necessity of a negative Covid-19 test to travel to England has been delayed until 18th January... Antigen tests are permitted... Children under 11

Courts block construction of Siam Park in Gran Canaria

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:46
The courts have annulled the modernisation plan of Veril which includes the construction of the Siam Park... Loro Parque will appeal the decision...

Covid update: 371 new cases, 144 in Gran Canaria and 121 in Lanzarote

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:43
Tomorrow is the weekly Governing Council meeting where the alert Levels in each island will be reviewed and changed accordingly, due to their data...

Police arrest group responsible for armed robberies in the south of Tenerife

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:43
The detainees broke into the premises of the 24-hour mini-markets, arcades and mini-casinos threatening victims with knives and committing the robberi

BREXIT: There is still time to act for residency in Spain

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:43
Those who can demonstrate that they were legally living in Spain before 31st December 2020 can still apply for residency and their rights will be prot

Gym and sports centre owners protest in Tenerife against their closure

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:42
Gym owners want this type of activity be considered essential and allow them to open with 50% capacity... they claim that it is important for physical

Lanzarote is set to move to Level 3 restrictions

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:42
The Cabildo and city councils have asked the Canary Islands Government to assess the move to Level 3 given the increase in coronavirus cases and the h

The Canary Islands receives first Moderna vaccines today,

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:42
Another 13,650 doses of Pfizer arrived yesterday... The Canary Islands Health Service is accelerating the vaccination program...

Bars and restaurants in Tenerife will be able to use interiors from Monday

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 08:42
Lluis Serra has announced that tomorrow the Governing Council will lower the restrictions in Tenerife to Level 2 changing the curfew until 11pm also..

Spain extends travel ban on UK arrivals until February 2nd

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 08:42
This means that only passengers with a Spanish passport, green residencia card or certificate, or the new TIE card will be allowed entry to Spain and

The ERTE will be automatically extended until May 31st without re-applying

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 20:39
No-one will have to re-apply for it again to ensure a smooth transition and so that SEPE doesn’t collapse again under the pressure…

EasyJet, Ryanair, Jet2, TUI… what are latest airline updates?

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 17:39
Here is the latest news and advice from airlines and tour operators regarding holidays and flight cancellations...

Jet2 cancels all flights and holidays until March 25th

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 17:39
All flights and holidays from the UK to all destinations are cancelled…

Covid update: Tenerife is bending the curve, other islands are on the up!

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 17:39
Lanzarote now has the highest incidence rate after their Christmas rebound of 212.75 over 7 days, and its capital, Arrecife, has the highest IA14 of 6

Covid deniers 'should spend five minutes on a hospital ward', say victim's family

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 14:38
“They should just spend five minutes on a hospital ward, to see those people fighting for their life, fighting for breath alone, no dignity, the nursi

Fuerteventura decrees the same limitations as Tenerife in municipality of La Oliva

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 14:38
The Ministry of Health urged the City Council to adopt the toughest measures quickly, after illegal beach parties and gatherings last weekend (pic)…

Now the Cabildo closes all accesses to Teide AGAIN!

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:32
The Tenerife Cabildo reminds people that crowds should be avoided and travelling out of your own municipality is not recommended...

German tourists are already thinking of the Canary Islands for Easter

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:32
The president of the German Federation of Tourism Associations is optimistic about Easter and summer holidays in Spain and the Canary Islands...

Torres: Tenerife could move down to Level 2 restrictions this week

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:32
The president of the Canary Islands hopes that the island will be moved to Level 2 at Thursday’s Governing Council meeting…

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