Tenerife mini-quake quartet not noticed

FOUR mini-earthquakes, situated around Teide, and all along with very low intensity, have been registered by National Geographic Institute ((IGN). ...

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FJameos Music Festival

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Angela Merkel also chooses Canary Islands for Easter holidays, but probably not same destination...

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

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

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

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La Gomera: the Canary island that time forgot

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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...

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