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Proving that electric cars are good enough

Two electric cars ran a lap around the Gran Canaria on Sunday without stopping to recharge, to prove that electric vehicles can be used on the Canary Islands. There has…

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Gran Canaria – festival news

The great pilgrimage festival Romería del Pino in Teror on Gran Canaria is soon at hand. This year over 300,000 visitors are expected from all the canary islands. Starts in a…

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New flights to Canary Islands

From October 25th the budget airline Norwegian will offer domestic flights from Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga to Gran Canria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura. There are several other companies currently operating on…

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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…

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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Ebola fear on nudist beach

A boat with 21 African refugees in poor condition drifted ashore the Maspalomas beach on Gran Canaria yesterday. It was beach cleaners who first spotted the boat of refugees and in them morning…

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Gran Canaria becomes airbase for Ebola transport

The UN has asked the Spanish Foreign Ministry for permission to make use of Gran Canaria airport as a base for transport to the Ebola-hit countries in Africa. United Nations…

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Oktober festival in Gran Canaria

If you happen to be on Gran Canaria between 10th and 12th October so please take the opportunity to visit this German beer festival. For the second year in a row,…