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Author: The Canary

The first rains of autumn arrive in the Canary Islands

Temperatures in the Gran Canaria capital, Las Palmas, over the next couple of days are expected to drop to between 21˚ & 25˚C according to predictions from the Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET, with moderate winds from the northeast, gusting at the summits to in excess of 60 kilometers per hour. In the waters around the archipelago winds from the north or northeast of force 3 to 4 are expected reaching force 5 at times, occasionally choppy seas with 1 to 2 meter waves from the northwest. To the north of the island, cloud is expected with a chance of occasional...

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Spanish political parties move to curb unpaid overtime

The Spanish political parties Unidos Podemos – En Comú Podem – En Marea, PNV and the UPN have all supported a proposal admitted in the recent plenum meeting of the Congreso de Los Diputados (Spain’s lower house, similar to the house of commons in the UK) to process a PSOE bill (proposal of law) that looks to compel companies to keep a record with the hours worked by each employee. Regardless of the votes of Esquerra Republicana or the PDeCAT, who were understandably absent during the debate on Tuesday, the PSOE is now guaranteed admission of the initiative thanks to the abstention by the centre right Ciudadanos party (C’s), who...

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The Saint: Las Palmas V Celta Vigo

    16/10/17 – Images courtesy of After the last home match against Leganes, Las Palmas coach Manolo Marquez has become the third La Liga manager to leave his job this season, calling a surprise news conference on Tuesday 26th September to announce his resignation after losing four of the first six games of the campaign. Las Palmas were 15th in the League with six points. Marquez had never coached a top-flight side before landing the job in July after leading the club’s reserve team to promotion. Now the new coach is Pako Ayestaran,the man sacked last year...

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Invest in your health

SPONSORED POST:  Some people are mainly focused on the price when they look for a health insurance and they decide to contract the cheapest one, but… Watch Out! Inexpensive health insurances are available on the market at the time of contracting the policy, but as the person gets older the price of the policies drastically increases considering the change to a higher age bracket. ASSSA does not increase the price due to age, which means that the premium will remain the same age bracket that you contracted at the beginning. In the end you will pay a lower amount...

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The water supply in Mogán smells of chlorine!

“This is one of the many expressions that have been used by residents of El Horno neighborhood in recent days when they turn on a tap and get bleach instead of water,” say the opposition Partido Popular (PP) de Mogán on social networks, according to reports from Spanish language news portal “For weeks, the residents of this town in the Arguineguín ravine have been complaining about the amount of chlorine contained in the water supply,” they add. The opposition party, led locally by councilman Maicol Santana Araña, report that sanitary regulations for water meant for human consumption obliges...

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