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Jet2 is understood to be contacting it’s customers on the Canary and Balearic Islands asking them to return to the UK ahead of schedule. The package holiday operator said that it cannot continue to send empty aircraft to the islands to bring people back to the UK. Flights and holidays to Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, […]

Jet2 is contacting all their customers currently in the Canaries or Balearics, informing them they should return to the UK before the 3rd August. Flights to mainland Spain had already been cancelled and the company is operating empty outbound flights to bring customers home until 3 August. The package holiday operator said that it cannot […]

Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto has said that the UK should exempt tourists to the Canary and Balearic islands from any quarantine measures. In a statement issued on Monday, she insisted it was safe for holidaymakers to visit the popular destinations. It comes after Spain was added to the UK’s quarantine list from midnight on Saturday […]

Nineteen people have been injured and over one hundred evacuated from their homes following on from a fire on the ninth floor in a block of flats in Tenerife. The blaze, which broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, was brought under control after four hours. Five people […]

Amber and yellow weather warnings have been issued by weather agency Aemet for extremes of high temperatures today. Temperatures are expected to reach 42 ºC in places, with much of the country under a weather warning. People are being advised to avoid exposure to the sun during the peak periods of heat, and to ensure […]

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman has been found dead in Santa Úrsula, Tenerife in what is being treated as the latest case of gender violence in Spain. The, as yet to be named, victims’ ex-partner is understood to have been detained by Guardia Civil on suspicion of killing her. She had […]

Nationwide there are currently 158 confirmed clusters of the virus, affecting over 1,900 people. Two regions remain in phase 2, whilst four have restrictions in place. Small clusters of the coronavirus have been detected in Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote in the Canaries, and in Benidorm and Santa Pola on the Costa Blanca. Health officials […]

An earth tremor has been reported just off the coast of Tenerife. The 4.1 magnitude quake was reported shortly before 10pm with the epicentre 27km deep in the coast of Buenavista del Norte. El @112canarias recibe numerosas llamadas por movimiento sísmico sentido en los municipios de Arona, Granadilla, Los Silos, Buenavista, Santiago del Teide, Los […]

The island of Tenerife is suffering a cross island power cut. Hoy a las 9:43 h, hora insular, se ha producido un corte de suministro en la isla de #Tenerife. Estamos trabajando para minimizar sus efectos y restaurar el servicio en el menor tiempo posible. — Red Eléctrica (@RedElectricaREE) July 15, 2020 Energy suppliers Endesa […]

The island of Tenerife was plunged into darkness today after it suffered a cross island power cut – the second one in a year. The power cut started at 9.43, just after the peak of rush hour. Hoy a las 9:43 h, hora insular, se ha producido un corte de suministro en la isla de […]