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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

Newsbrief: ‘Poema del Mar aquarium’ announce opening at the end of the year 2017

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the Loro Parque Group this week presented the newly constructed Poema del Mar Aquarium at the ITB, which is the world’s largest tourism trade fair held in Berlin. They also announced that opening will be at the end of the year

Portuguese man o’ war on Gran Canaria shore

Portuguese man o’ war on Gran Canaria shore

Over the last month there have been multiple sightings of brightly shimmering sea creatures

The Canary Weekend Tips 10-12 March ’17

The Canary Weekend Tips 10-12 March ’17

A hot ‘scorchio’ weekend ahead and also a very busy one with so many events, 

International drugs & money laundering bust

International drugs & money laundering bust

The Guardia Civil’s recent operation ‘Deambular VI’, has led to the arrest of 12 people

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

Return of The Saint: Las Palmas V Osasuna

Return of The Saint: Las Palmas V Osasuna

THE RETURN OF THE SAINT !!!!    05/03/2017 —-Tickets for next home game! A midweek disappointment 

Newsbrief: Registered unemployment falls in the Canary Islands in February

Registered unemployment numbers dropped in the Canary Islands by 1,874 people over the last month, February, which means 0.81% than the previous month, according to official figures, to stand at 229,900 registered unemployed (on the Paro) across all the islands, according to the Ministry of Employment

A working history of Gran Canaria’s women

A working history of Gran Canaria’s women

The quiet, invisible work of women has played a fundamental role in the traditional culture 

Warm Saharan winds bring Spring Calima

Warm Saharan winds bring Spring Calima

With temperatures rising and Saharan dust blowing in on a glorious spring Calima

Policia Nacional detain seven pickpockets

Policia Nacional detain seven pickpockets

Policia Nacional last week detained six men and one woman, all of Romanian nationality

January tourism increases in Canaries

January tourism increases in Canaries

Tourist spending increased in January by 11.3% year-on-year throughout the Canary Islands

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.

Spain’s main tourist destination in January

Spain’s main tourist destination in January

The Canary Islands were Spain’s most visited tourist destination in January

70% of Gran Canaria bees Black Canarian

70% of Gran Canaria bees Black Canarian

More than 70% of the island’s bees are of the Black Canarian variety, a study commissioned

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

2017 Maspalomas International Carnival

2017 Maspalomas International Carnival

Maspalomas Carnival starts tonight, Friday 3rd March and runs until the 12th March 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 March 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 3-5 March 2017

Another Carnival filled weekend ahead as Las Palmas Carnival comes to an end 

CCTV & WIFI in Parque Sur Maspalomas

CCTV & WIFI in Parque Sur Maspalomas

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has announced works are beginning 

New asphalt in San Bartolomé de Tirajana

New asphalt in San Bartolomé de Tirajana

The Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana say they have completed the new plan

Sexually exploited young Nigerians saved

Sexually exploited young Nigerians saved

Policia Nacional say they have dismantled an international criminal organisation

28 kg of cocaine seized from container

28 kg of cocaine seized from container

Customs agents discovered 28 kilos of cocaine, at the start of February, hidden 

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 February’17

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 February’17

A weekend filled with Carnival celebrations and festivities, particularly in the capital Las Palmas

Newsbrief: The SBT Town Council have improved visibility and safety in 22 pedestrian crossings

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has improved lighting in 22 zebra crossings in the municipality. The new public street lights were installed to increase and improve the visibility and security at pedestrian crossings

“HappyOrNot” surveys in Canarian airport

“HappyOrNot” surveys in Canarian airport

Canary Islands airports have installed almost 30 devices to collect information