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Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Repsol CEO and Chairman, Antonio Brufau, described as “third world” the Canarian opposition

New La Aldea road opens Friday 7 April

The first new section of the long awaited La Aldea road will be put into service

Tragic death of a young woman in Telde

Last Friday, March 31, 34-year-old Ayoze Gil, reportedly went to his mother’s house

Popular mountain road closes till mid May

Part of the GC-605, a beautiful mountain road popular with the more adventurous tourists

65% of dunes lost in just half a century

Gran Canaria has doubled its population over the last half century, while

Spar Natural to open store in Las Palmas

Spring always brings good news and Spar Natural have announced they will

Switch Off for Earth Hour on Gran Canaria

Cabildo de Gran Canaria is switching ‘off’ on Saturday at 20.30 to join ‘Earth Hour’

Ongoing GC-1 highway works

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria have started to implement an emergency plan

ArbolApp Canary Islands guide to wild trees

Did you know that the most recently discovered species of dragon tree

Newsbrief : Tough flu season in the Canaries, as recorded flu deaths double

The winter flu season 2016-2017 has seen 140 hospitalised cases of confirmed influenza, of which 95,7% were virus A and the rest, virus B. Twenty-four deaths have also been reported, all due to virus A, with the exception of one case of virus B. Last flu season ended with 190…

New Bricomart DIY store open Wednesday

The first Bricomart ‘warehouse’ store in the Canary Islands is opening to public for the first time

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

Policia Nacional detain seven pickpockets

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

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

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

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 February’17

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

Orange €2.6 million fiber optics plan in SBT

The mobile network operator Orange España has begun deployment of a state-of-the-art fiber

Ingenio & Telde get lost & unclaimed items

Gran Canaria Airport has handed over, to the municipalities of Ingenio and Telde

British tabloid fakes turn up the fear (& BS)

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

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

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

Newsbrief: Mogán looks to guarantee ability to grant future investment, through expansion and improvement of water treatment plants

The expansion of the water treatment plant would enable the Mogán city council to grant more hotel, urban and residentials licenses in the future

In January 11 drowned in the Canary Islands

Eleven people lost their lives in the Canary Islands in water-related accidents

Puerto de Mogán bus station inauguration

The new bus station for Playa and Puerto de Mogán was officially inaugurated

The oldest slave burial site in the Atlantic

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

Mobile blood donation unit in Arguineguín

The municipality of Mogán is hosting a mobile blood donation unit in Arguineguín 

Air Europa cheap Canary Islands flights

Air Europa, the airline division of the Globalia tourism group, relaunch their “Minimax y vuela” campaign

Pigeon cull in San Bartolomé de Tirajana

San Bartolomé de Tirajana this week began the first phase of a sanitation campaign

Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch threatened

The indigenous Gran Canaria Blue Chaffinch (Fringilla polatzeki – pinzón azul)

Yumbo Drag Queen Bati Star still shines

Drag Queen Bati Star, one of the most popular performers working at the Yumbo Centre