Category Archives: Canary Islands

Gran Canaria beach

Tourist record at Canaries

Never before has there been larger revenue in the tourist sector in the Canary Islands as in 2014. In total € 15.000 million thus the old record from 2008 was beaten. Earlier this year, it…

Space travel from the Canary Islands

Soon you will be able to travel by balloon from the Canary Islands and up to the edge of space and enjoy a view that hardly anyone has seen For…

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Died attempting to rob a warehouse

A burglar with a long criminal record was found dead on the concrete floor in a warehouse 10 metres below a hole in the roof. It is believed that he…

Drunk helicopter pilot

A helicopter pilot flying helicopter ambulance in Tenerife was arrested intoxicated by the Guardia Civil just before an emergency. The behavior of the pilot made the staff on Tenerife south…

Norwegian considering the Canary Islands

Low-cost airline Norwegian is considering Gran Canaria and / or Tenerife as a future hub for traffic to the African and American continents. Bjørn Kjos, head of Norwegian airlines, had…

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New tourist police in Tenerife

A multilingual police force consisting of 6 officers that are specifically dedicated to tourists has been created in Tenerife. The patrol speaks English, German and Russian and will be based…

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Comet visible over Spain

Tenerife proves to be the ideal place to observe the comet Lovejoy passing earth during the upcoming days, as can be seen on the spectacular images published by the Observatory…

Policia Nacional car

Former IRA-terrorists arrested in Lanzarote

Seven people were arrested in a coordinated police raid in Lanzarote, Alicante, Murcia and Málaga, which was directed against a corruption network. Among the arrested are former IRA terrorists Leonard…

Rowan Renaissance

No oil found outside Canaries

Repsol has not found any oil in the first well where the test drilling has been going on since 18 November east of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. The Oil adventure outside…

Rowan Renaissance

Pocket money from oil revenues

Calculations the Canarian Government has made shows that the Canary Islands will only get around 15 million euros a year if Repsol find large amounts of oil in the fields where…