The Policia Nacional ‘s operation ‘Boko’ has resulted with 11 people being arrested.
The Canary Islands autonomous regional government has, on Friday May 22, approved the long awaited new decree regulating holiday homes in the Canary Islands.
Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles ( ROVs ) have now sealed, temporarily, 3 leaks on the sunken Russian Trawler, Oleg Naydenov
Police have arrested 3 people, two of which ran, between them, 8 shops entitled “Compro Oro” (‘ We Buy Gold’) in Las Palmas.
The 8 year old boy, Abou, whose father tried to smuggle him in a suitcase to Spain, has recieved temporary permission to reside in Spain for a year.
The implementation of a public wireless network in the pedestrian area of Avenida de Canarias, and two other points of the lower town, is “a step [forward] in the quality of services we provide to the population”
Some highlights from the San Fernando Fiestas during the weekend As the most local of the traditional summer fiestas to the tourist towns of Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas
The new aquarium “Poema del Mar” (Poem of the Sea) being built in the port area of Las Palmas is being positioned to stand as one of the most modern and spectacular aquariums in the world
A man shot his two siblings last week in Las Palmas. First he shot his sister in Almatriche, a district south-west of the capital, whom he left seriously wounded; and then he pursued his brother in a car chase through Jinámar.
Gran Canaria increased its number of available seats this summer by 2.2% to 2.18 million seats,
This year Gran Canaria received 13 coveted blue flags for beaches and 2 for marinas.
To move into line with the European Union average, the canary islands would need to employ 7,000 more nurses
Great news for the people living in the South. On Monday 18th May the opening ceremony was for a new Maspalomas ITV (MOT) facility
Norwegian airlines will have 3 new routes from UK to the Canary Island starting this winter
Two young people were detained by Police for damaging 19 vehicles (mirrors) parked on Avenida Alemania in San Bartolomé de Tirajana
The Animal Protection Society, Anahí, has signed an agreement to collaborate with Ayuntamiento de Mogán.
On Thursday 14 May, Marine specialist company OTECH, contracted by the Ministry of Development, started the slow and difficult task to seal the first leak from the wreck of the Oleg Naydenov.
The Minister of Development, Ana Pastor, has announced that the sealing of the leaks from the sunken Russian ship Oleg Naydenov off the southern tip off Gran Canaria has begun.
14-16 May, Las Palmas Mesa y López Festival Mesa and Lopez Festival, taking place on Las Ramblas in Mesa y López. Product offers, musical performances, fashion shows, food, car shows, children’s activities and more. Also Las Ramblas will have a craft market on Thursday and Friday from 10:00-21:00. Friday 15 May, Playa del Ingles, shopping
The Canary Islands Government Directorate General of Security and Emergency declared a state of alert for maximum high temperatures throughout the eastern province of the Canary Islands and in Tenerife.
The Animalist Party –PACMA– a specialised political party working for animal rights, the environment and social justice in Spain
The Canary Islands recycled more than 31,300 tons of glass in 2014
An alert was sounded regarding an open boat reported to have embarked from the area of Tan Tan in Morocco
The Canary Islands government has declared, starting at 9 am on Sunday 10 May, an alert for the risk of forest fires in the Western Islands and Gran Canaria.
This week, Spanish national channel TVE1´s 60 minutes programme broadcast a special feature about a subject very dear to us here at The Canary News, Views & Sunshine
Beautification work on the GC-1 has forced the closure of the road linking the airport to exit 16, southbound
More than 2,000 light bulbs illuminate the start of the 8th edition of the Feria de Abril, (The April Fair) in the area of Santa Catalina Park
Another busy weekend ahead for you to enjoy on the beautiful sunny Gran Canaria
The operation to seal the eight points from which fluids are leaking from the Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov, that sank on April 14 just south of Gran Canaria, is planned to start mid next week.
The Maritime Rescue Center in Las Palmas and the Ministry of Development are coordinating a broad maritime and air surveillance deployment as well as collection of surface hydrocarbons