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Spain has broken records and again topped the tables in the annual blue flag awards, highlighting high standards of cleanliness, provisions of services and excellent water quality on beaches, marinas and boating tourism sites across Spain. This year has seen 615 beaches and 96 marinas make the grade in 243 municipalities nationwide, an increase of […]

Six people have been injured in a serious road traffic accident on the TF-66 between Guaza and Las Galletas in Tenerife. Emergency services were called to the accident on Monday afternoon, after a van and car collided on the approach to the Palm Mar roundabout. Four of those involved in the accident were trapped in […]

The Canarian Government has announced that curfew measures have been lifted, after a ruling by the regions Supreme Court. In a statement issued by Government spokesperson Julio Pérez, he said that following on from an extraordinary meeting of the regions government, a planned curfew would no longer remain in force. It’s understood that an appeal […]

The islands have become the epicentre of the golfing world over the last fortnight as three major golfing tournaments were held in the archipelago. 150 of the worlds best golfers played three rounds of the PGA European Tour have been held on courses in Tenerife and Gran Canaria from the 22nd April until yesterday. The […]

The search for two children that are believed to have been abducted by their father in Tenerife has widened after it was confirmed yesterday that Interpol have joined in the search for the trio. Three boats crossing the Atlantic are currently being monitored to determine if they may have the three on board, whilst police […]

Works to upgrade the public lighting on the Arrecife – Playa Honda road in Lanzarote has been approved, with the signing of a €400,000 contract to install the new lights. Instalaciones Eléctricas Conejeras SL won the contract and will be in charge of the project, which will see expanded and improved lighting put in place […]

Social services provisions in Arrecife, Lanzarote, have been given a boost after the ayuntamiento announced the hiring of 6 social workers, 4 social educators, 1 psychologist, 1 lawyer and 2 assistants. The new positions are part of the largest employment drive in the history of social services in the area, and forms part of a […]

The mother of two children who have been kidnapped by their father in Tenerife last week has issued an appeal for people to remain vigilant as the first week passes since their abduction. [su_youtube url=””] Yesterday Beatriz Zimmerman released a video of her two children aged 1 and 6 years old playing, asking for people […]

The regional health authority has confirmed that Tenerife has moved to Level 2 coronavirus restrictions, joining Gran Canaria, El Hierro and Lanzarote. Average case numbers continue to fall on the island, according to data released by the ministry, which has resulted in the loosening of restrictions on the island. Whilst the curfew remains at 11pm, […]

Norwegian airlines has announced that it is to slash it’s Spanish workforce by 85% as part of the companies restructuring plan. In total 1,191 employees are to lose their jobs as the troubled carrier brings to an end long-haul operations from Barcelona, and is to close it’s hubs in Barcelona, Gran Canaria and Tenerife Sur. […]