TEIDE’S cable car was closed again last week, leaving 35 sightseers suspended in a cabin, and differing explanations from the company running the system. Initially, the firm blamed “weather conditions”, and technicians said they had to activate the back-up engine. “There were delays as this…

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Canarian Weekly video of the week

TributoFest is delighted to have one of Europes best U2 tribute bands, plus two great support acts...Bruce Springsteen by Enzo, and George Michael by Jay Francis on Saturday 4th November 2017 at Magma.
Local News

Mighty oak kills 13 church-goers »

TRAGEDY struck outside a church in Madeira, Portugal, when an enormous tree toppled over, killing 13 people during Tuesday’s Roman Catholic feast day, A 12-month-old…

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Fake-passport man held »

AN Iranian man, aged 56, was arrested by National Police at Tenerife South Airport for travelling with a fake Greek passport and identity card. He…

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Bordering on the ridiculous »

IF you are considering a business investment, you won’t go far wrong by looking at the international border-control industry. Europe spent 17bn euros on halting…

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Jet2 soaring high »

LOW-COST airline should account for almost 50% of the flight growth between Spain and the UK this summer, according to international aviation website…

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Airbnb risks huge fines as Tourist Law kicks in »

RENTAL accommodation websites such as Airbnb are still displaying more than 45,000 adverts for unlicensed flats, it has been revealed. It comes on the week…

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Black cats

Cats Welfare news IT’S a problem shared everywhere, and certainly, here in Tenerife, black cats are hard to rehome. Through no fault of their own, sometimes it’s down…

Aug 18 2017 / Read More »

Tenerife late for the party 

NEVER let it be said that Tenerife peak too soon. The new Spanish Second Division season starts tonight (Friday) and Tenerife are at home to Real Zaragoza (kick-off…

Aug 18 2017 / Read More »

It’s holiday time again

Have you got that Liberty feeling? ONCE again, summer is here with a vengeance. Temperatures are soaring, and, with the influx of tourists, you have to keep your…

Jul 21 2017 / Read More »

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