Archive for: April, 2010

Teide in top three of TripAdvisor

 "TripAdvisor" in a statement, said that one of the visitors who chose the volcano in Tenerife said that "a visit to the Teide National Park is essential for its demonstration of brute force of Mother Nature and a place to see amazing wildlife, which will be difficult to overcome. " Teide National Park received 2.8 […]

Spanish PM is called a liar

The jobless total has now passed the 20% mark, affecting over 4.6 million people, and Zapatero, who agreed it was “excessively high”, pledged that the April figures would be lower.Zapatero admitted that unemployment had reached an “all-time high”, but predicted that it would drop slightly over the coming months, adding his conviction that job creation […]

New Heyerdahl exhibition at G��mar

The great investigator, adventurer and writer, who died at the age of 87 from cancer in 2002, is considered by the press in his country to be the greatest Norwegian of the 20th century.He also won an Oscar (Academy Award) in 1951 for the Best Documentary for his trans-oceanic expedition Kon Tiki, an historic voyage […]

Short story contest

In its commitment to promote the use of new technologies as well as to reduce the digital divide and to implement the information society, the Council of Tenerife organises activities each year to coincide with World Internet Day, which takes place on the 17th of May.     This year’s activity consists of writing a […]

Welcome to the A Team

The two girls, highly-qualified beauticians, have joined a company now famous for their list of exclusive, celebrity products and treatments..Andrea, who is here in Tenerife thanks to an affair of the heart, speaks five languages and has worked in some of the best-known salons all over the world. She comes to PINKIES direct from a top Madrid […]

March tourism figures

A total of 408,026 tourists stayed in the month of March, indicating a decrease of 0.36 percent. Data from Inbound Tourism Statistics, prepared by the Cabildo and analyzed by the Research Department of Tourism de Tenerife, note a significant increase in customers staying in the hotels, which experienced a growth of 6.19 percent.     […]

Cancer fears on Gibraltar

It follows figures released which show higher-than-average level for cancers both on the rock and in the Campo de Gibraltar area. Such is the concern that the European Parliament Petitions Commission has recommended an epidemiological study in the area. The European Commission admits that while there is no legal obligation for new studies to be […]

British Embassy gets active for Age Concern Espa�a and Cruz Roja

Rising to a challenge set by Olympic gold medal winner Steve Redgrave to Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) staff around the world, members of the British Embassy in Madrid held a Sport Relief Mile on Friday.  The sun came out just in time for runners to get warmed up and on the move around the […]

News in Brief

Armed for a quick get away  A daring robbery took place in the north of the island with one of the assailants wearing  a helmet, while his accomplice was waiting on a motorcycle The company targeted was Maderas Juan Bord�n,  located at Calle El Hierro in Taco, La Laguna.  The National Police are looking for […]

St George�s Day � the time for an English extravaganza

The Linekers’ bash, in Playa de Las Americas, starts at 5pm and will be broadcast live on Oasis Fm until 9pm, featuring some of the leading acts in South Tenerife.They include Mikey Mike and I.S, Robbie Dominic (80s) Brad James (rock), Becky Malone as Amy Winehouse, Raunch, the live band Storm, plus many others yet […]

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