A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A 29 year old senior member of the Bahraini royal family

Exquisite royal shrimp stars at ‘Gran Canaria Me Gusta’ food fair

Exquisite royal shrimp stars at ‘Gran Canaria Me Gusta’ food fair

The “exquisite” royal shrimp, raised ecologically 

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

The presence of the Californian King snake (Lampropeltis getula californiae) continues to spread 

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

A busy April weekend ahead with many big events going on. In Las Palmas

The new €50 banknote in circulation

The new €50 banknote in circulation

The new €50 bank note, the fourth in the Europa series, came in to circulation on 4 April.

Events: Gloria Challenge Mogán – Gran Canaria 22 April

Events: Gloria Challenge Mogán – Gran Canaria 22 April

Mogán is hosting it’s second International Triathlon Challenge

28 rescued from patera headed to Canaries

28 rescued from patera headed to Canaries

The Salvamento Maritimo, Marine Rescue centre, in Las Palmas coordinated a search

Newsbrief: Two suspected cyber-criminals detained on Gran Canaria

Police say they have dismantled a group of cyber-criminals accused of selling online tools used to infect thousands of computers worldwide with malicious software, in an operation that has resulted in five detainees: one in Las Palmas, one in El Doctoral

More than 1m visitors to Gran Canaria

More than 1m visitors to Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria received 383,000 international travellers in March, an increase of 4.2%

More human remains found from civil war

More human remains found from civil war

Archaeologists have found human remains in the Tenoya Well on Gran Canaria

Cabildo’s ‘Transforma Gran Canaria 2017’

Cabildo’s ‘Transforma Gran Canaria 2017’

Cabildo de Gran Canaria has presented and launched an ambitious plan they’re calling ‘Transforma

Easter Weekend Tips 14-16 April ’17

Easter Weekend Tips 14-16 April ’17

It’s Easter weekend and with two public holidays that also means a long four day weekend

Gran Canaria wants to “relocate” residents out of tourist areas

Gran Canaria wants to “relocate” residents out of tourist areas

The Government of the Canary Islands is working with the Cabildo

Tourist favourites on Gran Canaria in 2016

Tourist favourites on Gran Canaria in 2016

Gran Canaria beaches were the main tourist attraction visited by travellers who chose the island

Newsbrief: The Canary Islands economy closed the 2016 financial year with an acceptable deficit

The Canary Islands closed the 2016 financial year with a deficit of €140 million, 0.33% of GDP, the lowest of all autonomous regions in Spain and 0.4% below the ceiling established for autonomous communities. According to the recently published national accounting data

Gran Canaria at British travel agencies awards

Gran Canaria at British travel agencies awards

Gran Canaria was one of the key reference tourist destinations at the ‘TTG Top 50

Five detained for “abrazo cariñoso” thefts in Mogán

Five detained for “abrazo cariñoso” thefts in Mogán

Guardia Civil detained two men and two women last week

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, in March presented

Events: LPA Motown 2017 21-23 April

Events: LPA Motown 2017 21-23 April

The third edition of the “LPA Motown Sagulpa, sustainable urban mobility” Bike Fair will be 21-23 April

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Repsol CEO and Chairman, Antonio Brufau, described as “third world” the Canarian opposition

The Canary Weekend Tips 7-9 April 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 7-9 April 2017

Here come the main spring festivities and a series of public holidays commencing

New La Aldea road opens Friday 7 April

New La Aldea road opens Friday 7 April

The first new section of the long awaited La Aldea road will be put into service

Newsbrief: King and Queen of Spain to visit Canary Islands 24-25 April

Their Majesties Don Felipe and Doña Letizia will be visiting Gran Canaria on the 24th of April and the next day they will travel to Tenerife. This is the first time Philip VI has travelled together with Queen Letizia to the archipelago since having been proclaimed monarch in June 2014, after his father King Juan Carlos abdicated

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Spain is the main avocado producer in Europe. Most of the avocados grown

Nayra reopens as hotel in Playa del Inglés

Nayra reopens as hotel in Playa del Inglés

The old bunglalow complex, Nayra, located on Calle Irlanda in Playa del Inglés

Newsbrief: Brit detained during holiday in Las Palmas for assaulting partner

An incident took place last Friday on Calle Olof Palme in the Capital of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas. Agents of the Policía de Barrio responded to a report made to 092 (the direct police contact number) about a couple on the street engaged in a heated argument, when officers arrived at the scene

Airline news: UK to Gran Canaria with Jet2

Airline news: UK to Gran Canaria with Jet2

Gran Canaria airport will have two new links with the UK starting from April