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THE Canarian Government’s will to stop oil exploration and extraction receives its acid test over the next few days. The campaign group “Movimiento Ciudadano Contra Las Prospecciones” are holding eight rallies across the Archipelago tomorrow (Saturday) as they seek to reverse the national Government’s ruling…

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Canarian Weekly video of the week

A look at The Sound Of Musicals show here in Tenerife

On-off Catalans’ vote goes ahead, says Mas »

Local 9

THE Catalan regional government this week performed an incredible about-turn on the thorny subject of its proposed independence. Artur Mas, President of the region, announced…

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Shock death of Puerto Mayor »


AS we go to press, it has been confirmed that the Mayor of Puerto de la Cruz, Marcos Brito, died early yesterday morning (Thursday) at…

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Watch out, there’s a phone thief about… »

Local 10

THE Guardia Civil have been busy this week, busting gangs in Tenerife who have been targeting trusting or lazy phone-owners. In the last few days…

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Libraries wired into system »

Local 8

ADEJE’S libraries have signed up to the eBiblio Canarias – the electronic book-lending platform operated by the Canarian Libraries network, BICA. The service is available…

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School founder’s tragic farewell »

Local 16

CHRIS GREEN, founder and headmaster of Wingate School,  passed away this week after a battle with cancer. The school released the following statement: With deep…

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Wingate reaps an excellent Harvest

Comm 3

CHILDREN at Wingate School, from Nursery to Sixth-formers, took part in the annual Harvest Festival there. In true tradition, they were asked to bring food – tins and…

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Tenerife’s Civil War

Sport 4

CD Tenerife 0 Recreativo 2 Ghandi wrote: “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. I WONDER if Recreativo boss Jose Luis Oltra…

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Kim back in public eye

Local 15

NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who had disappeared under the radar since 3rd September, re-emerged on Monday. The 32-year-old was photographed giving “field guidance” at a newly-built scientists’…

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Heathrow – bugs and bats

Travel 1

Heathrow has conducted a new survey of many of unusual inhabitants in time for Halloween. 129 species of spider and 304 species of beetle were found at the…

Nov 1 2013 / Read More »

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