Ten totally chillaxing things to do on Lanzarote

Chillax with a spot of yoga on Lanzarote. Photo: Michał Stefanów / FlickrBritish Prime Minister David Cameron, his wife Samantha and three children, Nancy,...

Las Palmas man, 80, started 14 wildfires since 2010 on purpose

AN ELDERLY man has been arrested in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for deliberately starting 14 forest fires in the last five years. The accused,...

Stargazing in Tenerife: Observe the heavens in one of the world’s best spots

I’m sitting on a secluded beach, posh picnic spread out, gazing up at the night sky. Romantic as it sounds, this isn’t a date,...

British sculptor creates Europe’s first underwater museum in Canary Islands

EUROPE'S first-ever underwater museum has opened off the coast of Lanzarote, featuring a British artist's works. Sculptures occupying 15% of a total diving area of...

La Gomera, Canary Islands: five of the best things to do

Villages sit between steep mountain slopes and walls of cacti Photo: Alamy Haven for hikers After a hike through the National Park, seek out...

La Gomera: the Canary island that time forgot

La Gomera: getting to know the island is like peeling the layers from an onion.   The jeep juddered to a halt on a...

Tourist’s shark bite in Gran Canaria ‘extremely rare and isolated case’

A WOMAN on holiday in Gran Canaria has been bitten by a young shark whilst swimming in the sea. Sharks found off Spain's coasts, in...

Petition to stop Canary Island tax for receiving parcels

A PETITION calling for an end to customs duty on receiving parcels in the Canary Islands has attracted over 17,000 signatures. Started by resident Priscilla...

School’s out in the Canary Islands

CHILDREN in the Canary Islands will get a day off today (Friday) as the regional government has declared that all schools will be shut...

Free Wi-Fi for patients and visitors in every Canary Island hospital

ALL nine of the Canary Islands' district hospitals now have free Wi-Fi available to patients, staff and visitors. A total of 544 connection points have...

Winter sun seeker: where to go in January

If Jamaica is all booked, there are plenty of other tempting options in the Caribbean  Few months spark a yearning for somewhere brighter and...

Winter sun seeker: where to go in December

December is the ideal time to visit Lanzarote Photo: AP December is an alluring time to travel in search of much-needed warmth. There is something...

Las Minas Festival in Tenerife

A show that brings together the winners of the famous international Cante de las Minas Festival in La Unión (Region of Murcia). The show features...

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: “Stop using our beach to promote other islands”

LAS PALMAS de Gran Canaria has asked the regional tourist board to stop using photos of its most famous beach to promote other islands...

‘Killer whales’ seen off Canary Island coast

A GROUP of Orcas, or 'killer whales' has been sighted off the coast of the island of El Hierro in the Canaries just two...

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Knife-wielding man arrested in Spain for assaulting police

Authorities in the The spanish language enclave of Melilla say the knife-wielding man has been arrested right after attacking a Spanish...

COMPACT DISKS: a $10tn market that simply leaves few happy

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