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Newsbrief: Charged with assault and attempted robbery in Puerto Rico

A man with numerous previous criminal records has been charged with assault after allegedly wounding an apartment worker with a knife in southern Gran Canaria having entered an apartment complex twice, it is thought with the intention to commit robbery. The complex employee, in the tourist area of Puerto Rico

The Eternal Spring Carnival Las Palmas

The Eternal Spring Carnival Las Palmas

The 2017 Las Palmas Carnival is from February 10 to March 5, with the Grand Parade

The Canary Weekend Tips 30 Sep-2 Oct

The Canary Weekend Tips 30 Sep-2 Oct

Its going to be a busy weekend starting with a group of charitable adventurers arriving at Maspalomas

Trashbin arsonist caught in Maspalomas

Trashbin arsonist caught in Maspalomas

Polícia Nacional in Maspalomas believe they have resolved who the perpetrator was

Playa de Mogán bus station project

Playa de Mogán bus station project

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has restarted the construction

The Canary Weekend Tips 23-25 September

The Canary Weekend Tips 23-25 September

Another exciting weekend ahead and upcoming event highlights include international tourism day

Over 8million foreign passengers so far

Over 8million foreign passengers so far

‘The Canary Islands’ received 1,110,148 foreign passengers in August, 147,273 more

Better care for abandoned animals

Better care for abandoned animals

The southern municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana put out a public tender

The Saint: Las Palmas V Malaga

The Saint: Las Palmas V Malaga

   17/9/16 Las Palmas looking to return to winning ways after last weeks defeat away to Sevilla

Newsbrief: Man arrested in Playa del Inglés for thefts from a vehicle

Agents of the Policia Nacional arrested a 48 year old man last week in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, with numerous previous police records, suspected of robbery. The man was surprised by the owner of a car as he was leaving the vehicle with several items

The Canary Weekend Tips 16-18 September

The Canary Weekend Tips 16-18 September

A very lovely weekend ahead with a touch of autumn cloud expected and numerous 

Lopesan confirm IFA Anfi Invest acquisition

Lopesan confirm IFA Anfi Invest acquisition

The news last night of the Lyng family’s sale of their share of timeshare operator Anfi 

Anfi del Mar reportedly sold to IFA for €41.3m

Anfi del Mar reportedly sold to IFA for €41.3m

Anfi heir, Ragnar Lyng, has reportedly managed to sell his half of Anfi del Mar.  

Temporary tidal barrier to be started in Tauro

Temporary tidal barrier to be started in Tauro

Today it was announced that Anfi Tauro will begin placing a “provisional technical solution”

Newsbrief: Small boat with immigrants landed in Pasito Bea beach last week

A small boat with 13 Maghrebi men on board, including ten who might be minors, arrived last week in southern Gran Canaria. The patera (open boat) reached the Pasito Bea beach, in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, at about 14.30 hours and its occupants disembarked on their own. Some of the group walked inland unhindered

Las Canteras prep 5 fun world records

Las Canteras prep 5 fun world records

Las Canteras beach is set to become the stage for five Guinness record attempts 

August saw fall in registered unemployed

August saw fall in registered unemployed

Registered unemployment numbers fell by 1,884 people in the Canary Islands in August

GRUMA seized 77kg of illegal fishing catch

GRUMA seized 77kg of illegal fishing catch

Environment agents of the Canary Islands Police (GRUMA), based on Gran Canaria

Newsbrief: Mobile payments now possible across the entire Inditex Group’s Spanish store base

Inditex, the group of stores that includes many of the most famous fashion brand chains in Spain, announced recently that they are enabling mobile payments across all of the Group’s Spanish stores from 1 September

Airline news: Vueling to fly new Nantes route

Airline news: Vueling to fly new Nantes route

Vueling airlines have announced a new route, every Saturday starting from next November

Gran Canaria “Ninja” burglars arrested

Gran Canaria “Ninja” burglars arrested

Citizen cooperation has led to a group of thieves being detained in Santa Brigida

Illegal traps in PDI protected marine area

Illegal traps in PDI protected marine area

GEAS and the Provincial Maritime Service of the Guardia Civil removed two fishing traps

September road works in south Gran Canaria

September road works in south Gran Canaria

San Bartolomé de Tirajana are carrying out road works in September.

The Canary Weekend Tips 9-11 September

The Canary Weekend Tips 9-11 September

Another beautiful, warm September weekend ahead with romería pilgrimages, rally 

Newsbrief: Police located 67 children in a nightclub in Playa del Inglés

Members of the Policia Nacional, in collaboration with agents of the Policia Local in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, carried out an inspection on a nightclub located in the popular tourist area of Playa del Inglés. 67 minors were located in the course of that inspection 

Detained for trapping Gran Canaria birds

Detained for trapping Gran Canaria birds

Guardia Civil and the Cabildo de Gran Canaria have denounced two people for illegal bird 

Olivia the turtle’s Gran Canaria release

Olivia the turtle’s Gran Canaria release

Olivia, who nearly died back in March, was found in cold shock on a wintery beach 

Newsbrief: Two detained in Puerto Rico for serious disobedience to authority and driving a stolen vehicle

Policia Local in Mogán recently detained two men, one of them a minor, for driving a stolen vehicle, having no driving license and serious disobedience to lawful authority

Big Week of Fiestas on Gran Canaria

Big Week of Fiestas on Gran Canaria

Probably the most important and most popular week on Gran Canaria is El Pino,