Archive for: March, 2009

Competition Answers

Quiz Answers 1. Hotel California by The Eagles 2. The Show Must Go On by Queen 3. Starman by David Bowie 4. Blaze Of Glory by Jon Bon Jovi 5. Coward Of The County by Kenny Rogers 6. Smile by Lily Allen 7. Smile by Nat King Cole 8. Love And Marriage by Frank Sinatra […]

Los Cristianos port to host �Culturama 2009�

The event is promoted by the cultural department of Arona town hall, to show exactly what the municipality has to offer over the coming months. As the minister of culture for Arona, Miguel Angel Mendez , explained: “the gala will be a spectacular light and music show following the success of last years event. It […]

Adeje taxis get the green light

The taxis are in outstanding condition, reports the Town Hall, and have been maintained to a “perfect” standard.The cabs have all met the standards laid down by the official regulator of public service transport. In addition, the rules and regulations have all been upheld by the drivers and their taxi meters. Miguel Angel Santos said […]

Cabildo checks work at CD Tenerife�s facilities

The renovations, which also embrace the club’s training ground in Los Baldios, have been funded by the Cabildo, and are being carried out by Ideco SA.     When all the changes have been completed, it will have cost the Cabildo 2,935,000 euros since last July.     The main Heliodoro Stadium has already had […]

German trade fair deals bring hope

They secured important contracts aimed at countering a possible decrease in the numbers of German tourists to the island this year, which had been forecast.     Air Berlin, the German flight company, has agreed to maintain the same number of air seats to the island this year as in 2008.     The Tourism […]

Boys in green are at it again

That’s when their rugby team pipped Wales in the dying seconds of a thrilling encounter in Cardiff to give Ireland their first Grand Slam since 1948, and only their second in all.   Skipper Brian O’Driscoll, inspirational throughout the Six Nations tournament this year, was elated. “I’m so proud of the boys” he said.   […]

Susana is new judo Princess

Sports Minister D�maso Arteaga presented the Grandilla youngster with an award after her gold-medal victory in the 52-kilo event during last month’s National Open Championships in Fuenlabrada.     Sr. Arteaga said: “This is an amazing achievement. A lot of people do judo, not only here on the island, but across Spain, and it is […]

Motocross Championship

More than 5,000 spectators saw Spanish champion Jonathan Barragan take first place, with Javi Garcia Vico third after a spectacular race last Saturday.     Earlier, a commemorative plaque was unveiled following the death of Celestino Hernandez,     leader in the Spanish Championship with 273 points with Lozano in 2nd place with 214 while […]

Shipwreck treasure-hunters escape prison

After doing a deal with prosecutors at the Santiago de Compostela court in the north west of Spain, the Force 9 Salvage company trio each received two, six-month prison sentences, suspended for two years, and a 1,000-euro fine.     The men, from Cornwall, were accused of stealing gold and diamonds from the Don Pedro […]

90,000 tickets for U2 concert sold out in 54 minutes

The tickets for the 30th June gig in the northeastern Spanish city were on sale for between 30 euros and 150 euros.   The concert at the Nou Camp, the massive stadium of the Barcelona football club, will be the first of the group’s "360 degrees" tour linked to its new album "No Line on […]

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