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Aida suspends Canary Island cruises until March 6th, TUI continue theirs

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 08:32
Travel restrictions in Germany have forced the suspension to be extended by almost two months...

There’s snow in them there hills!

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 08:32
There were long queues of cars hours yesterday after the access roads to Teide were re-opened at 2pm...

Teide access roads have been re-opened

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 17:29
The Cabildo reminds that moving between municipalities is not recommended unless absolutely necessary under alert Level 3…

Covid update: All data updated from the weekend, two islands with big spike

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 17:29
The biggest change is an obvious spike in Gran Canaria and Lanzarote, whereas Tenerife has stabilised the number of new cases, staying below 100 again

Vaccination begins in the south at the Los Cristianos Residence for the Elderly

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 14:29
The residents and workers of the Los Cristianos Residence for the Elderly, 44 people in total, were the first to receive the vaccine today in the enti

Dead body found near Siam Mall in Costa Adeje

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 14:29
The National Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery…

Ministry of Health: ‘Keep contact to a minimum to stop the third wave’

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:28
Salvador Illa: “We do NOT want to implement another national lockdown, so it is now up to citizens themselves to comply so that it is not necessary. T

Tourist occupation hits all-time low in the Canary Islands

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:28
From next week the tourist forecasts are nil... The absence of tourists forces the closure of more hotels, Riu announce 11 of theirs are closing...

Canaries Government wants the vaccination rate to increase in the islands

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 08:28
While the Ministry of Health considers the current percentage of immunized "satisfactory", the Government says it is a priority to press the accelerat

Back to school for pupils in the Canary Islands

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 08:28
More than 324,000 students and 30,000 teachers will return to classes in the Canary Islands today...

Covid update: Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura have rebound of new cases

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 08:28
The Archipelago registered 263 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, so the total accumulated cases now rises to 29,631...

Cayuco with 89 occupants arrives in Los Cristianos, one of them deceased

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 13:38
There were 82 men, one of them dead, 5 women and 2 minors, all of sub-Saharan origin on board the boat that had made the trip in treacherous weather w

Filomena leaves the Canary Islands, but expect a showery Sunday

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 10:38
There are some spectacular photos showing the after effects of the storm, particularly on the peaks of the islands... full weather forecast here...

Why has it 'rained' plastic in Lanzarote due to storm Filomena?

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 10:38
A video that has gone viral on social media shows what has happened since Filomena brought extreme winds to the island...

Covid update: Gran Canaria has more daily cases than Tenerife again

Sun, 01/10/2021 - 07:38
The Canary Islands provisionally confirmed 289 cases of Covid-19 yesterday...

Tenerife Cabildo wants restrictions softened for bars and restaurants next week

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 19:06
Bars and restaurants have been with reduced capacity for over a month, without being able to serve people at the bar and only with clients on terraces

Two men arrested in the UK for a murder committed in Costa Del Silencio

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 16:06
The two men had only been in Tenerife for two months before the murder, and fled to the UK before the body was found...

Front-line health personnel will get vaccinated from Monday

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 16:06
The Canary Islands Health Service has trained 645 nurses who will be in charge of vaccinating during the first stage of vaccination...

Covid update: Canaries are once again on the list of high-risk places in Europe

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 10:05
Yesterday there were 238 new cases detected in the islands, 97 in Tenerife, 69 in Gran Canaria, 48 in Lanzarote, and 23 in Fuerteventura...

Government activates alert for snow in Tenerife, Gran Canaria and La Palma

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 10:05
The archipelago is still under the effects of the storm Filomena which has already brought heavy rain and strong winds…