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Helping Hands make it

The charity, through its social and sponsored events, have raised over 7,000 euros  over the last 12 months and  plans to organise more events in the very near future.That will enable people with common interests to enjoy each other’s company, make friends and, of course, raise funds for the less fortunate on the Island.Donations to the needy as a result of fund-raising […]

Live Arico Update

Whale-watching experienceThe next trip out on Eden Charter Sailing will be on Saturday, 21st November at 3.30pm. The AWF will be on board with research guides, and all we ask is a minimum 15-euro donation per person. This will be on a first-come, first-served basis, so please call Karen on the number below to organise […]

News in Brief

Star-spangled K9 charity night A HOST of Tenerife stars will be appearing at a gala charity evening on 17th November, organised by K9 Animal Refuge and Friends of the animals. Starlights Show Bar, at Coral Mar Square, Costa del Silencio, will be hosting the event, and the five-euro entrance ticket comes with a buffet. Entertainers […]

Sunshine ahead for Tenerife tourism?

The British market, despite a poor summer, seems to have weathered the storm better than others, with 117,264 tourists coming here in September.That was a decrease of only 4.37% compared with September 2008 and, more importantly, an increase of 5,598 from August’s figure of 111,666 – during the height of the holiday season On the […]

Priest is part of �wedding-scam� gang

The gang were said to have staged “marriages of convenience” for immigrants, mostly Colombians linked to drug trafficking,.The immigrants paid the gang between 10,000-12,000 euros to marry a Spaniard in order to gain residency papers, police said in a statement. Apparently, the Spanish “spouses” were each paid 3,000 euros, with the “witnesses” receiving 200 euros.  Police […]

Seven die as building collapses in Mallorca

Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of the three-storey structure in Palma for more people, who were unaccounted for.      “Four men and three women died,” said a spokeswoman for the city of Palma.     The cause of the accident was not known, but witnesses said they heard an explosion moments before […]

Picasso leads the way at Christie�s

They were auctioned by Christie’s and included water-colours, etchings and prints from Picasso, Salvador Dal� and Joan Mir�. The Picasso collection fared far better than expected, a selection of 25 engravings going for a total of 80,500 dollars and heading the sales. The items from Joan Miro, including seven colour lithographs, also hit the heights. […]

How Nelson braved loss of his arm in Santa Cruz

Newly-archived documents reveal that, in 1797, when medicine was rudimentary, the great naval leader shrugged off the serious injury to regain command of his men.After stepping ashore at Santa Cruz, he was hit just above his right elbow by a musket ball, which shattered the bone and severed an artery. Nelson, bleeding badly, was taken […]

Fred. Olsen Express – WOMAD Festival

The promotion is aimed at all those people who would like to go to the musical event and who in order to do so have to travel with Fred.Olsen Express from S/C de Tenerife. These customers will be able to take advantage of a big discount when travelling with the company. For example, an adult […]

Canarias folk fest Arona 2009

He has launched this ambitious project in an effort to bring local folk traditions closer to both residents and tourists. We and the local folk bands of the municipality of Arona invite you to experience the emotion and spirit of the people of the Canary Islands.     On Thursday the 29th of October, at […]

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