Las Palmas v Lugo

– an English fan’s view on the beautiful game direct from the stands of UD Las Palmas, Paul Gilliam is…   7th September 2014 After drawing away last week at Mallorca, Las Palmas were looking to get back to winning ways with the possibility of going to 2nd spot in…

Las Palmas taxi drivers say skirts are here to stay

Gran Canaria is no stranger to cross dressing, and the right to bend clothing gender differences through sometimes surprising attire is staunchly defended in the main, as anyone who has been here during Carnaval or visited the drag show bars of the Yumbo will attest. The latest show of solidarity in…

Hazy sunshine continues this weekend

Hazy skies predominate over the Canary Islands on Friday, with sporadic low cloud expected on the north of the various islands and temperatures remaining unchanged, expected to reach up to 34˚C in the shade on the southern highlands. Facebook Comments

Welcome back

El Períodico Inglés de Gran Canaria Warmly Welcomes You Direct from The Canary GCHQ Facebook Comments

Another hot August weekend with strong winds expected

The August high temperatures are set to continue throughout the weekend, with a tendency towards large waves and high winds in some areas, the National Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has reported.  A yellow alert for strong winds and coastal phenomena remains in place throughout Friday. Facebook Comments

Long hot weekend in Gran Canaria

Weather forecasts indicate that it will be a hot weekend ahead with high temperatures in the midland areas of the south of Gran Canaria and a possible risk of forest fires. The fire risk has also been highlighted for the islands of Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro. The wind is expected…

Maspalomas set to strictly enforce penalties for excessive noise in entertainment venues

From this weekend, on 16 August, the City of San Bartolomé de Tirajana is set to begin enforcing a new byelaw, becoming the first municipal council in Spain to require bar and music venue owners to install centrally controlled sound delimiters within their premises.  The popular Maspalomas & Playa del Inglés…

Betrayed – Part Seven

I change into a black skirt and blouse and wrap a black shawl around my shoulders. As an afterthought, I pin on the amethyst brooch. Looking like a Canarian widow in mourning, I catch a bus to the funeral parlour.  Facebook Comments

Tax Benefits of Donations

Royaldecree 49/2002 of 23 December on the taxation of non-profit entities and tax incentives for patronage allows companies a deduction of 35% corporate income tax with a maximum of 10% of the base assessment and in the case of individuals from 25% in Income Tax for Individuals Patronage Law The…

Hamilton and Grossa will operate Repsol logistics base

The Canarian companies Hamilton and Grossa have been selected by Repsol for their new logistics base to support the controversial research surveys to be carried out in waters near the archipelago, with an investment and procurement contract totaling some 30 million dollars. Facebook Comments