Gran Canaria Weather: Wind Yellow Advisory

Gran Canaria Weather: Wind Yellow Advisory

With maximum temperatures having peaked at around 30ºC in the shade this weekend, AEMET

Gran Canaria Spring swelter this weekend

Gran Canaria Spring swelter this weekend

If you have the chance this weekend, head for the beaches to cool down; there is a yellow advisory

Bus fire near airport, thankfully no one hurt

Bus fire near airport, thankfully no one hurt

A Global bus caught fire last Saturday morning on the GC-1 motorway near the main airport

Landing precautions close M1 motorway

Landing precautions close M1 motorway

A section of the M1 motorway had to be closed briefly on Saturday night

Las Palmas courts controversy, in Drag

Las Palmas courts controversy, in Drag

Las Palmas 2017 Carnival’s 20th Drag Queen competition caught fire, figuratively speaking, last week.

Transgression – Springtime March 2017 Print Edition

Transgression – Springtime March 2017 Print Edition

Read the digital March Print edition online here or download the PDF 

Man dies on Puerto Rico beach

Man dies on Puerto Rico beach

A 65-year-old man died Friday of a cardio-respiratory arrest on the beach in Puerto Rico

Shrove Tuesday blue skies & strong seas

Shrove Tuesday blue skies & strong seas

Blue skies predominate on Tuesday throughout the Canaries, with temperatures around 17˚-21˚C

Ryanair employee caught with €39,000

Ryanair employee caught with €39,000

Guardia Civil at Gran Canaria Airport detained a 20 year old Ryanair employee

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Two wild donkeys are causing a small internet sensation in a video recorded

Snow joke, but it did rain in Las Palmas…

Snow joke, but it did rain in Las Palmas…

There was some rainfall yesterday on all the islands, in some places intense and intermittent.

30 minute police chase ends in shots fired

30 minute police chase ends in shots fired

National Police arrested a man of about 30 years of age, on Sunday, after a 30 minute chase

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

Nothing particularly unusual this week for February on Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria’s Pet Plan recommendations

Gran Canaria’s Pet Plan recommendations

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria’s Veterinary College census of animal shelters

British tabloid fakes turn up the fear (& BS)

British tabloid fakes turn up the fear (& BS)

The Spanish Home Office have vigorously denied rumours this evening of the government

Moroccan suspect detained in Las Palmas

Moroccan suspect detained in Las Palmas

Policia Nacional have arrested a 33-year-old Moroccan who it is thought may have been intending

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

At every Carnival a Grand Lady is elected and honoured as the elegant face

Man injured in Puerto Rico apartment fire

Man injured in Puerto Rico apartment fire

Emergency services were called to aid a man suffering minor injuries to his face and hands

Gran Canaria expects Showers by Saturday

Gran Canaria expects Showers by Saturday

For Friday the north of the island, cloudy skies generally, with showers expected during the first

Weather: Bright sunny spells with some cloud

Weather: Bright sunny spells with some cloud

Friday afternoon on Gran Canaria has brought predominantly cloudy skies particularly to the north

2017 Carnival of Love Flower Power – February Print Edition

2017 Carnival of Love Flower Power – February Print Edition

Download (PDF) Your February look at Gran Canaria

Lopesan plan yet one more shopping centre

Lopesan plan yet one more shopping centre

Lopesan Group, the largest native hotel chain on Gran Canaria, have said

Weather: Overcast start to the week, perhaps rain

Weather: Overcast start to the week, perhaps rain

Overcast intervals to the north and northeast of Gran Canaria

‘Allied’ movie nominated for an oscar…

‘Allied’ movie nominated for an oscar…

The movie production Allied, which was shot on Gran Canaria

Views: Understanding Western Sahara

Views: Understanding Western Sahara

Our nearest African neighbour is the disputed and occupied territory of Western Sahara

The oldest slave burial site in the Atlantic

The oldest slave burial site in the Atlantic

During the 16th century, fourteen men and women were buried in a strange manner

Taxi drivers protest unlicensed transfers

Taxi drivers protest unlicensed transfers

Several hundred taxi drivers from eight associations around the island of Gran Canaria

Executive tourism training, Maspalomas

Executive tourism training, Maspalomas

The Hispanic American College (HAC) of New York are to hold a senior managerial course

Cabildo believes Perez accusations “insane”

Cabildo believes Perez accusations “insane”

  The Cabildo of Gran Canaria have described as “insane” accusations from the mayor