Canaries News

Guardia Civil have launched an inquiry into the actions of a 56-year-old man who filmed himself driving dangerously on the TF-5 motorway in Tenerife. The driver posted a video of his erratic driving, which forced other drivers on the motorway north of Santa Cruz de Tenerife to take evasive action, on a social network. The […]

Passenger numbers at airports across the Canaries has risen significantly in the last month, according to data released by the airport operator Aena. The eight Canarian airports received 3,801,979 passengers in April, an increase of 3.2% compared to the same month in 2018. Gran Canaria was the busiest airport across the region, followed by Tenerife […]

National airport operator Aena has appointed new directors to a number of airports across the archipelago. New heads will be taking up their roles at Tenerife Sur, Fuerteventura and El Hierro airports in just over a months time. Luis López Chapí will run Tenerife South Airport, Antonio García Aparicio Fuerteventura and María Teresa Cuenca Luengos […]

The man who is suspected of killing his wife and child in Tenerife has been transferred to the Guardia Civil for further questioning. The man – a 43-year-old German – was detained by officers after they raided his home in the town of Adeje. The remains of his wife and ten year old son were […]

Emergency services searching among the mountains in the South of Tenerife for a missing German woman and her ten-year-old child say they have found the remains of the missing pair. A widespread search and rescue operation was launched after a five-year-old child was discovered near to La Qunita in Adeje suffering from shock. The child […]

Guardia Civil in Gran Canaria have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the sale and distribution of ecstacy tablets on the islands. The man, who has been remanded in custody ahead of his trial, was stopped and searched by officers, who discovered 45 pills on his person. Officers were alerted to his suspicious behaviour […]

The boyfriend of a British woman who died off of the coast of Tenerife has been summoned to appear for questioning at a court hearing in La Orotava. 28-year-old Amy Louise Gerard went missing at the end of November last year, with her remains being found 5 days later in the sea off of Puerto […]

Policia Nacional have arrested a 48-year-old woman on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone from a nurse in a hospital in Lanzarote. Officers were informed by security staff at the hospital in Arrecife that they had caught a person in the act of attempting to steal a patient’s bag and were holding her under public […]

The price of housing stock in the archipelago has risen by 3.5% according to the latest sales data released this week. Property prices in Tenerife rose the most, increasing on average by 4.6% in Santa cruz de Tenerife. The most expensive market across the islands is Adeje in Tenerife, whilst Mogán has the highest price […]

Family and friends of a missing Irishman have launched an appeal for his whereabouts, after he dissapeared in Tenerife. Peter Wilson arrived from Dublin on 22 March for a holiday in the Costa Adeje and has not been seen since the night after his arrival. He is 33 years old, 1.72m tall, and with dark […]

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