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Competition Answers

Quiz Answers1. Scabbers 2. John Steinbeck 3. Ode To A Mouse 4. Geena Davis 5. Lord Rockingham’s XI 6. Roland Rat’s 7. A post box 8. Marillion 9. Tyke 10. Nathan Lane and Lee Evans Brain Training AnswersBeginner: 51Intermediate: 152 Expert: 17 HubwordAUSTRALIA

Tenerife�s still got that pulling power��and the Brits just can�t keep away

While many holidaymakers are setting their sights on places such as Egypt and Turkey in search of value-for-money trips, Tenerife remains a favourite place for UK travellers.   The low-budget flights to Tenerife, and the Canary Islands in general, attracted a 7.3% increase in passengers (303,040) during the first month of the year, against January […]

Carnival coming to Los Cristianos

One of the important features of this carnival and of others in the area is that it takes place after the Santa Cruz and Puerto de la Cruz carnivals.This year there has been confusion over the date as it is beginning a week later. This year it takes place from the 6th to the 16th […]

Arona Tourist Information

The office in Las Vistas has received the most visitors.   The Board of Tourism for the municipality of Arona has carried out a statistical study on the functioning of the Tourist Information Offices of the municipality during the past year 2008, according to the councillor responsible for the area, Angel David Herrera, who says,that […]

We must stand together, Obama tells Juan Carlos

The message, from President Barack Obama, was delivered to the Spanish monarch in Miami by James Jones, the American National Security Adviser.King Juan Carlos, presiding over a forum on renewable energy, also received a telephone call from the president, apologising for his absence.It was the Spanish king’s first visit to the States since Obama took […]

Drivers still up in arms over ITV tests

We reported that some drivers were there at 2am to make sure of getting their car booked in, and long before the 7am opening time, the queue was up to 80-strong. Drivers and garages were told that they could not pre-book without a registration number, and that block-bookings in advance were out of the question […]

Canarian birds in danger of extinction

Cristina Gonzalez, a biologist from of the conservation group SEO/Birdlife, said: “Nearly three-quarters of those types are included on the list of Endangered Species. “The destruction and deterioration of their habitat, through large housing developments, golf courses, power lines and roads, reduce and ultimately extinguish the species, and they lack real protection.” Also in danger […]

Tahonilla Wildlife Centre

Amongst the injured were one hundred kestrels and owls. Most injuries are caused due to collisions with power lines, buildings, windows or vehicles. Then, some fall from nests and others get stuck in glue traps for mice.   Environment Councillor, Wladimiro Rodriguez said, "Every year there are reasons why it is necessary to treat these […]

Town Hall arrest

The images obtained were subsequently published on a website aimed at voyeurs. The investigation was initiated in the municipality of San Miguel de Abona, when an alleged victim of these recordings contacted the local police on February 17th after finding an object shaped like a pen on the floor of a bathroom in a coffee […]

Cycling Grand Prix

The launch was attended by the Minister of Sports, D�maso Arteaga, president of the Cycling Federation Cesar Acosta and the president of the Cycling Federation of Insular de Tenerife, Juan Marrero.   D�maso Arteaga stated that “the structure and schedule of cycling is high-level tests and encourages the Elites and U 23 teams participating in […]

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