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November 2016 Print edition – Like Queens

November 2016 Print edition – Like Queens

November 2016 Like Queens – Wild Oats premieres on Gran Canaria – The Canary Awards

PLOCAN a milestone for global engineering

PLOCAN a milestone for global engineering

The Canarian Ocean Platform (PLOCAN) has already reached its definitive location

Uma Thurman filming on Gran Canaria

Uma Thurman filming on Gran Canaria

Hollywood super talent Uma Thurman starts filming on Gran Canaria this week for the movie

Strong winds & rain from South West

Strong winds & rain from South West

Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET have increased their Yellow Advisory

16.1% increase in October tourist visits

16.1% increase in October tourist visits

Arrivals of foreign tourists grew by 16.1% in October over the same month of 2015

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 December

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 December

December has arrived and the holiday season officially started on Gran Canaria.

Weather: Autumnal start to the weekend

Weather: Autumnal start to the weekend

Thursday 1st of December has begun with sunshine on the south coasts

Gran Canaria wins 15 World Cheese Awards

Gran Canaria wins 15 World Cheese Awards

Gran Canaria cheese won 15 medals at this year’s World Cheese Awards, a record

Cabildo condemns Government delegate

Cabildo condemns Government delegate

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has launched a scathing attack on the Spanish Government’s delegate

Attempt online to sell endangered tortoise

Attempt online to sell endangered tortoise

GRUMA environment group agents on Gran Canaria seized a spur-thighed tortoise/Greek tortoise

New Maspalomas hammocks & parasols

New Maspalomas hammocks & parasols

San Bartolomé de Tirajana is purchasing 1,420 new parasols and 2,605 sun loungers

Puerto Rico night spot owner investigated

Puerto Rico night spot owner investigated

The owner of a Puerto Rico nightspot is under judicial investigation 

Mercadona coming to Mogán

Mercadona coming to Mogán

The supermarket chain Mercadona have announced their first ever store in Mogán

CC San Agustín new exit link to GC-500

CC San Agustín new exit link to GC-500

The shopping centre in San Agustín is to have a new exit towards the GC500

Las Canteras festive sand art

Las Canteras festive sand art

The Belén de Arena, the sand-art Bethlehem Nativity on the beach of Las Canteras in Las Palmas

Airline news: Five new routes to Gran Canaria

Airline news: Five new routes to Gran Canaria

Ryanair will have five new routes next summer (2017) connecting with Glasgow, and with Leeds

Newsbrief: Counterfeit sportwear sold in South

Policia Nacional detained 9 people in San Bartolomé de Tirajana earlier this month, most of them with a previous criminal record for similar offenses, as the alleged perpetrators of a crime against intellectual property by selling counterfeit sportswear valued at over €70,000. A complaint had been filed

Donating personal hygiene items & food

Donating personal hygiene items & food

San Bartolomé de Tirajana launched their annual campaign to collect food and hygiene 

Events: Gran Canaria Arena Boxing

Events: Gran Canaria Arena Boxing

On 2 December, starting at 18:00, the Gran Canaria Arena will host a historic evening

Tauro Beach project under investigation

Tauro Beach project under investigation

The Directorate General of Coasts have opened a case on the Anfi Group

Companies breaking employment laws

Companies breaking employment laws

Policia Nacional, in collaboration with the Provincial inspectorate of Labour and Social Security

China’s president visits Gran Canaria

China’s president visits Gran Canaria

The President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, arrived Wednesday

Black Friday Weekend Tips 25-27 November

Black Friday Weekend Tips 25-27 November

It’s Black Friday weekend and frenzied discount shopping has taken a hold on Gran Canaria

‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ on Gran Canaria

‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ on Gran Canaria

A spokeswoman for Sir Elton John has said he will not be performing at Donald Trump’s inauguration

Culture: ‘Between Spain and Russia’

Culture: ‘Between Spain and Russia’

An extraordinary exhibition in the Casa de Colón in Las Palmas started earlier this month

Two Norwegians found dead in Puerto Rico

Two Norwegians found dead in Puerto Rico

Two Norwegian tourists were found dead on Monday afternoon at the Puerto Plata apartments

British tourism turnover up 22%

British tourism turnover up 22%

Turnover from British tourists on holiday in the Canary Islands is expected to amount to

More than a ton of rubbish from Tiritaña

More than a ton of rubbish from Tiritaña

The Gran Canaria Cabildo Department of Health, Beaches and Roads and the municipal works 

Mogán prohibits Pueblo Mogán parking

Mogán prohibits Pueblo Mogán parking

Mogán city council have announced that due to the closure of the GC-200 from La Aldea

“Homeless” activist, assaulted by fascists

“Homeless” activist, assaulted by fascists

MADRID – A very worrying sign of the times occurred yesterday in central Madrid.

A 3.6 magnitude quake felt on Gran Canaria

A 3.6 magnitude quake felt on Gran Canaria

An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was detected just after midnight last night