Canary Islands

THE government of the Canary Islands has issued a heatwave alert for the Spanish holiday hotspots of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. High temperatures in the range of 34 to 38º Celsius…
AN INQUEST heard how a young British pharmacist hung herself during a romantic holiday with her boyfriend in Tenerife. Victoria Smith, 25, from Leyland in Lancashire, told her boyfriend that…
TENERIFE North Airport has staged a training exercise to recreate the scenario of a commercial aircraft with 62 people on board crashing near the runway. The simulation was designed to…
HOLIDAYMAKERS have been warned to take more care after a report revealed that there have been 50 more drownings in Spain this year than in 2016. A total of 375…
WORKING with the Swiss Federal Police, officers of the Guardia Civil have arrested a 73-year-old Italian crook in Tenerife. He was wanted by the Swiss police after committing a particularly…
A STAR WARS spin-off will be filming scenes in the Canary Islands. Work will commence on locations in Fuerteventura from the end of May and continue on into June. An…
AN AS yet unnamed 27-year-old has become the second British holidaymaker to drown in the Canary Islands in less than 24 hours. He went missing after going for a swim…
THE Government of the Canary Islands has implemented an emergency plan to minimise pollution after a ferry ploughed into the Nelson Mandela Quay in Las Palmas, the capital of Gran…
THE Canary Islands were being used as a staging post for drug trafficking and money laundering according to a report from the Guardia Civil which has been involved in the…
THE Maritime Rescue Service saved 141 migrants from six ‘pateras’ over the weekend in Murcia, the Canary Islands and Ceuta. The rescues started early Saturday morning when the Guardia Civil…
SPANISH Police have arrested a woman suspected of recruiting for the terror group Islamic State (IS) in Arrecife on Lanzarote. According to the Interior Ministry, the woman, originally from Cadiz,…

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