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Canarian in Trump’s Miss Universe Contest

Canarian in Trump’s Miss Universe Contest

Canarian born medical graduate, Carla Garcia, will represent Spain in the Miss Universe pageant

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Canary Islands: Second lowest salaries

Canary Islands: Second lowest salaries

On average gross annual salaries in 2014, for those in full time work, stood at €18,811.01 in the Canary Islands

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New investments for the Canary Islands

New investments for the Canary Islands

The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism are to make new investments in telecoms, tourism and energy

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Maspalomas Frees Its Soul in San Agustín!

Maspalomas Frees Its Soul in San Agustín!

FREE Soul Music: More than 2,000 people turned up at the San Agustín beach for the opening night

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Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2015

Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2015

Between 5 – 8  November; Gran Canaria Walking Festival is an event to promote hiking on the island.

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Speed campaign catches 1653 vehicles

Speed campaign catches 1653 vehicles

During the seven days, between 20-27 July, the campaign of surveillance and speed control on Spanish roads

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‘Oleg Naydenov’ Fuel Collection Bells

‘Oleg Naydenov’ Fuel Collection Bells

The fuel extraction operation on the sunken ‘Oleg Naydenov’ has successfully reached its next stage.

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‘Sparring’ dog left in critical condition

‘Sparring’ dog left in critical condition

Pictures and video of animals in distress in this article, discretion advised.  

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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

The most anticipated music events to come to Gran Canaria, Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

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The Canary Weekend tips 31 July – 2 August

The Canary Weekend tips 31 July – 2 August

We know you got Soul! If you didn’t you wouldn’t be here!! An awesome weekend to visit the sunny south 

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El Risco – Agaete road to be completed

El Risco – Agaete road to be completed

The new Cabildo de Gran Canaria has released €5million to finance the  road between El Risco and La Aldea

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“Maspawood” Carnival Poster competition

“Maspawood” Carnival Poster competition

The poster competition opens for the “Maspawood” International Maspalomas Carnival 2016.

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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Soul Festival goers are being asked to use public transport to get in and out of San Agustin this weekend.

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Las Canteras beach, ‘Q’ for Tourism Quality

Las Canteras beach, ‘Q’ for Tourism Quality

Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas has renewed its Q certificate for Tourism Quality

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Unlicenced ‘RedIndian Festival’ Warning:

Unlicenced ‘RedIndian Festival’ Warning:

The “RedIndian Festival” planned for 8 August at the ageing Sioux City does not have the necessary permits

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Las Palmas Carnival 2016: The Roaring 20’s

Las Palmas Carnival 2016: The Roaring 20’s

The Great Gatsby beckons as Charleston fills the streets of Las Palmas for Carnival 2016.

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€5million Gran Canaria poverty plan funding

€5million Gran Canaria poverty plan funding

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria plans to start distribution of €5million worth of aid to combat poverty.

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Marine Bio Science and Technology Park

Marine Bio Science and Technology Park

Agüimes and the University of Las Palmas are planning a Science and Technology Park in Arinaga.

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Mogán coastal works begin

Mogán coastal works begin

On Friday 24 July work has begun on the access to Patalavaca from the Green Beach hotel.

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A new step closer to energy self-sufficiency

A new step closer to energy self-sufficiency

The first treatment plant in the EU fuelled only by biomass will be operational within a year.

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Air controllers partial strikes this weekend

Air controllers partial strikes this weekend

The Trade Union of Air Traffic Controllers (USCA) will go ahead with the planned partial strikes 

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5.6 million tourists in 6 months

5.6 million tourists in 6 months

The Canary Islands received 5,647,313 tourists between January and June, a rise of 0.4%

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Fire in Telde next to a nursing home

Fire in Telde next to a nursing home

A fire broke out in Telde on Thursday just before 18:00, on a former garden plot of the nursing home in La Garita.

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The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 July

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 July

With a scorching weekend ahead here is our little selection of some of the best things to go and see…

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Yellow Alert Today for Hot Gran Canaria

Yellow Alert Today for Hot Gran Canaria

The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) yesterday activated a yellow alert for inland and the south

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New launch benefits weather forecasting

New launch benefits weather forecasting

The latest Second Generation satellite (MSG) launched from Kourou (French Guiana) last week

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Tropical beer for donated animal food

Tropical beer for donated animal food

As part of a popular initiative last Thursday,local brewers Tropical offered beer in exchange for food donations

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3rd Maspalomas Trumpet festival

3rd Maspalomas Trumpet festival

The III International Maspalomas Trumpet Festival on 26-31 July is becoming one of the most prestigious

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Bogus Guardia Civil Officers Arrested

Bogus Guardia Civil Officers Arrested

Policia Nacional agents have arrested six “fake” guardia civil officers in Fuerteventura

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AlbergueDeBañaderos – Adopt, don’t buy!

AlbergueDeBañaderos – Adopt, don’t buy!

Within just one day, last Thursday 16 July, 42 new animals arrived to the Cabildo de Gran Canaria

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