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Events: Sea Fair FIMAR in Las Palmas

The International Sea Fair begins this Friday in Las Palmas. The fair includes 91 companies

Thomas Cook include Agaete for the 1st time

Tour operator Thomas Cook have included the municipality of Agaete for the first time

Newsbrief: Detained for up to seven burglaries around the south of Gran Canaria

Policia Nacional in San Bartolomé de Tirajana have detained a 36-year-old Cameroonian national, with 67 previous police records, for allegedly having committed seven burglaries from apartments and bungalows in the south of Gran Canaria. The robberies occurred over the last four months

British man drowned in Playa del Inglés

At 13:29 on the afternoon of Friday 12 May an alert was received at the 112 Emergency 

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Mogán apparently closed the 2016 fiscal year with a budget

Newsbrief: Police seize invasive alien speices, California King Snake, for sale online on Gran Canaria

The GRUMACanarian Police Environment Group on Gran Canaria seized a specimen of the species Lampropeltis Californiae last week, commonly known as the California King Snake (Culebra Real de California in Spanish)

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

Agents of the Government of the Canary Islands Fisheries Inspection Service have denounced

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

First weekend in May ahead with plenty of events, fiestas and groovy happenings

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

The Canary Islands government are to create a tax that will tax sugary drinks

Newsbrief: Canarias registered the 2nd highest annual economic growth in Spain

The Canary Islands ended the first quarter of the year with a year-on-year growth in gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.7%, the second highest in the country, after the Balearic Islands (4.2 %). The Independent Authority of Fiscal Responsibility

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

One of the most identifiable symbols of the Telde coast has been restored to its original 

Tender for 24 new Canary Islands routes

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports of the Canary Islands Government

€47,000 for reasphalting in Arguineguín

Mogán town hall has reported that they are spending more than €47,000 

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

Long weekend ahead … again, with Monday May 1st being a day off.  Labour Day

€11 million needed for Costa Mogán walkway

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has urged the Government of Spain to include

Valsequillo Strawberry Fair, Gran Canaria

It’s that time of the year again when you can almost taste summer, and what better way

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

The “exquisite” royal shrimp, raised ecologically 

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

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

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

Mogán is hosting it’s second International Triathlon Challenge

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

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

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

Easter Weekend Tips 14-16 April ’17

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