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Seismic activity on the Canary Island of La Palma is understood to have decreased over the last day, as the number of quakes on this island passed 4500. Deformation of the land at the centre of the quake cluster has also risen slightly, now up to 10cm from 6cm on Wednesday. Data from satellites and […]

The IGN has said seismic activity on the Canary Island of La Palma has continued for another day, with 20 shallow earthquakes recorded and the epicentre of activity moving slowly northwest. The strongest shallow depth tremor detected yesterday measured 2.9, with the land deformation now being detected at 6cm. The strongest tremor yesterday was a […]

The National Geographical Institute – the IGN – has increased surveillance on the island of La Palma, following on from an increase in seismic activity on the island. Yesterday the Canarian Government issued a yellow volcanic alert – the lowest level of alert after 2935 tremors – some strong enough to be felt by people […]

Children’s play and sports areas at the Parque Las Salinas in Arrecife have reopened, after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing maintenance works. The site has now reopened after undergoing a significant refurbishment, with new play areas installed in the childrens playground, as well as improved sports facilities in the parks tennis […]

The Canarian Government has confirmed that Gran Canaria is to drop to level 2 coronavirus restrictions, whilst the rest of the archipelago will remain as they were. Deputy president Antonio Olivera outlined the change in a press conference yesterday, following on from the latest cabinet meeting. During his update, he confirmed that Tenerife and Fuerteventura […]

Two beaches that were closed on the south of Tenerife have reopened after officials confirmed the waters were safe for bathing. Beaches at El Medano and Los Abrigos were closed, after high levels of E.coli were detected during routine testing of the sea last Friday. On Sunday afternoon, it was announced that the levels of […]

A 10-year-old boy has been seriously injured after he fell from a balcony into a swimming pool area at ​​a hotel in Tenerife. Emergency services were alerted to reports that the child had fallen from the balcony at a hotel in Arona in the south of the island on Saturday evening. He was stabilised by […]

The Canarian Government has approved legislation that will require people working in certain sectors to be fully vaccinated. In a press statement from the president – Angel Victor Torres said that for certain work roles certification showing full vaccination or diagnostic testing would be required. It’s understood the rules surrounding the requirements would be flexible. […]

The father of a child who dissapeared in Gran Canaria 14 years ago has been released with a restraining order after an alleged sexual assault on his daughter. Investigators have permitted the man to be released from custody whilst an investigation into allegations that he sexually abused his teenage daughter is underway. The man attended […]

The Cabildo de Lanzarote has released data showing the number of companys registered on the island has increased by 1.8% compared to the month before. In a statement from the president of the Cabildo, María Dolores Corujo, she said that the figues suggest that the islands economy was starting to show strong signs of recovery. […]