Oil on Canarian waters

Oil exploration in waters near The Canaries will not stop. The decision of the High Court of The Canarias (TSJC)

Makeover plans for the El Tablero town square

The Town Hall of San Bartolomé de Tirajana is planning a renovation project  for the El Tablero plaza.

December 2014 – The Gift of Giving

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Christmas season kicks off in Las Palmas

One of the Capital’s most visited and loved seasonal attractions has opened and with it Christmas in Las Palmas. 

A Spanish Constitución Gratia Plena

Just as Yule time really gets going, particularly in the world of shopping, so throughout all Spain a typical and timely long holiday weekend is ahead of us,

Police re-arrest the Mogán ‘Dirty Harry’ for same-day breach

The Guardia Civil on Thursday have arrested Mogán Local Police officer, Artiles Francisco Suárez, known locally as ‘Harry el Sucio‘ (‘Dirty Harry’), the very same day he had been released from custody.

Green light for new Southeastern offshore wind farm

While the debate and the battle over what remains of the old 20th century hydrocarbon-based energy sources rages on between The Canary Islands and the Madrid central government, The Spanish Ministry of

The Canaries take legal action against officials for “arbitrary” oil surveys

The President of the Canary Islands, Paulino Rivero, announced this week

The TSJC to decide whether to suspend Canarian oil surveys

The Division of Administrative Litigation for the Supreme Court of the Canaries

The Canaries’ wettest November for more than 30 years

Last time it rained this much in the Canary Islands was back in 1981.

I had a house once…

I had a house once… “…and I was happy while I lived there.  My house was always my reference point, where I felt safe, supported, and I could be myself.  I felt like a person there, I was part of society. Then life got difficult, problems started to appear one…

Gran Canaria activates the Island Emergency Plan

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria alert status has now activated the Insular Emergency Plan for adverse weather events, from 00.00 on Friday, that are expected to affect the island over coming days.

Canary Islands on Orange Alert for winds and coastal phenomena

The Canary Islands Government Directorate General of Security and Emergency has declared a state of alert for coastal phenomena

Mogán to unify the drinking water supply for the entire municipality in 2015

– The Mogán Municipal Council has held an extraordinary plenary session

Soria believes the oil surveys will benefit Canary Island tourism

MADRID, 21 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) – Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, believes that Canary Island oil prospecting could affect the tourism sector,

Foreign tourist arrivals reach 9.4 million so far this year

The arrival of foreign tourists to the Canary Islands grew by 10.7 percent so far this year, up to 9.4 million visitors until October,

Rain until Sunday, heavy at times, across The Canaries

Heavy rains are expected to continue across the Canaries until at least Sunday, according to forecasts by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET).

Storm coming this way

The Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has today raised the alert level to orange for rain and storms to the north of the island of La Palma, which will also remain in place throughout Wednesday in La Palma, Tenerife and the North of Gran Canaria.

State of alert declared for Canary Islands storms and showers

The Canary Islands Government Directorate of Security  has declared an archipelago wide alert for storms under their Canary Island Emergency Plan Risk protocol for unfavourable weather conditions.

Rain, storms and wind forecast from Tuesday on Gran Canaria

As this year’s Atlantic Hurricane season draws to a close, the Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET has warned that as of Tuesday afternoon rain and wind are expected throughout The Canary Islands.

Las Palmas V Mirandes

 v  15/11/14  After the previous week’s excellent win away at Girona, top of the league Las Palmas took on 4th from bottom Mirandes.  Mirandes are from the Castile & León region of North West Spain.

“Great Contribution” of Gran Canaria’s English speaking community

The 5th Gala Adelante (Forward) was held at the world famous Palacio de Congresos de Canarias, Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this weekend.

Light rain possible on Saturday afternoon

   The Canary Islands are expecting light showers, occasional and weak, on Saturday, mainly on the north of the islands, according to the forecast from the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).

Police find the lifeless body of a ‘lotero’ at his home in Playa del Inglés

An awful smell from one of the Los Molinos apartments, located in the heart of Playa del Inglés, sparked alarm among neighbours of the property yesterday.