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Woman arrested for stabbing her boyfriend in the buttock

Sun, 10/11/2020 - 09:11
Emergency services received a call from a neighbour stating that a friend of his had been stabbed in his backside by his partner...

Covid update: Incidence rate over seven days drops to 41.10 and under 100 over 14 days

Sun, 10/11/2020 - 09:11
According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health the Canary Islands now has

Man arrested in San Isidro in car with no number plates stolen from dealership

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 21:01
He had stolen the car from a dealer in La Laguna, who hadn’t realised it was gone...

Germany happy to test citizens when they return home from Tenerife

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 18:00
Tenerife seeks alternatives to restore tourism with Germany which accounted for more than half a million visitors last year...


Sat, 10/10/2020 - 15:00
The twenty-seven members have agreed on the criteria to mark areas of lower and higher risk, although each will individually decide what restrictions

19 people reported for having a party in a rural house

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 15:00
The group were celebrating a birthday in Gran Canaria; none were wearing masks or keeping safety distances...

Protocols are announced to facilitate safe corridors for tourists

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 12:00
Only visitors from countries with an incidence rate of over 50 will have to have PCR test on arrival, everyone will on departure...

Covid update: Tenerife has most new cases again, Gran Canaria actives drop

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 12:00
The Canaries ends the week with the highest amount of new cases since

Congratulations Janet! Janet Anscombe to receive an MBE

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 23:58
Retired university lecturer and historian, Dr Janet Anscombe, is among three UK nationals in Spain named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List…

Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, and La Gomera stay on red traffic light

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 17:57
The other Canary Islands of Lanzarote, La Palma and El Hierro remain on a green traffic light as reported by the Ministry of Health…

Restrictions update, including no smoking whilst walking in public

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 17:57
The Official Boletin (BOC) has been published today with restriction updates for the Canary Islands….

Safe tourist corridors for the Canary Islands will be announced ‘imminently’

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 17:57
This has been assured by the Minister of Tourism and Labour for the Government of the Balearic Islands, Iago Negueruela, in a press conference…

401 immigrants have arrived in the Canary Islands since yesterday

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 14:56
The boats arrived in Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote…

The Government declares the state of alarm in Madrid

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 14:56
This morning the Council of Ministers has approved the declaration of the state of alarm in the Community of Madrid…

Canaries maintains restrictions – because they are working

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 08:55
Julio Pérez says that the figures of the last week are an indicator of these restrictions working, as the incidence rate has dropped to 42...

Half of immigrants have already been transferred to mainland Spain

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 08:55
The Ministry of Defence gives the abandoned barracks in La Laguna as temporary accommodation for migrants...

Covid update: 129 new cases, 181 discharges, incidence rate drops to 42

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 08:55
Yesterday one more death was registered in Gran Canaria, a man


Thu, 10/08/2020 - 20:54
The Government has approved a loan of 100,000 euros to Promotur to cover the payment of a travel insurance policy in the event of possible incidents w

Hoteliers ask to include temporary employees in ERTE to stop ‘bleeding’

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 17:53
They are asking if one hundred percent of temporary employees can be included in the ERTE to relieve companies from continuing to ‘bleed out’…

EasyJet will link Luton with Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura from February

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 17:53
Both routes will be operational from February 13th 2021 with two weekly flights…