Archive for: August, 2011

26ft squid and 6ft shark found off Tenerife coast

IN Tenerife this week there has been more than one ‘fishy’ tale circulating. In Poris, within the municipality of Arico there has been a story circulating that a 4 metre shark was captured. Plus of the coast of Los Gigantes a huge, giant squid, never before seen had been captured. Firstly the Shark tale. Arico […]

Males grabbing the mop

While many television commercials for household cleaning products would have you believe that women are the only ones who pick up a mop or a broom in the household, new research from Mintel, a leading market research company, highlights that this is simply not the case—in fact, the amount of men cleaning is on the […]

Boomerang kids return to the nest

It’s estimated that 3 million youngsters aged 20+ are now living back with their parents. With the university year ended and thousands of students eagerly anticipating graduation, parents would be forgiven for thinking the end is nigh for the bank of mum and dad. But it seems that the nation’s parents should not be clearing […]

Posh prams – UK babies ride high

Far from being simply a functional way of transporting your child, the pushchair and pram market has become big business. Indeed, proving a buggy can never be too posh to push, new research from Mintel finds that despite economic difficulties, sales of prams and pushchairs have increased a stylish 13% – or £26 million – […]

Darts Trebles

THE Oasis Fm Darts League held it’s annual Trebles competition last Friday. The venue winners were: Open at Tenerife Sun Richard Kelvin Justyn-Bar 180 Mike London Daniel-Nauta Open at Cafe Rood Grant Graham Ray-Target bar Ian Dale Mitch-Nauta Ladies at Scruffy Macs Liz Jo-Jo Lillian-Phoenix Flames Lynn Greta Karen-Bar 180 All of the winners have […]

Josmar gets International call up!

CD Tenerife wonder kid Josmar Zambrano will be rubbing shoulder with Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero next month. The youngster has been given a shock call up to the Venezuelan senior side to face Argentina in a prestigious friendly in India on September 2nd. “I’m stunned and excited. It’s such a shock and such an […]

Mal breaks Terrace hearts

THERE are only two sides left in division one with perfect records after another round of close matches. Terrace Bar A gave up their 100% record at Bar 180 C. They were always in control in San Blas and Mal only needed to win the last frame to seal another victory. But despite having numerous […]

Spain halves new homes tax to boost sector

The Spanish government has unveiled plans to halve the tax on new homes to boost the country’s flagging construction sector. Sales tax on new houses has been cut from 8% to 4% until the end of the year to help clear excess stock of unsold houses. Government spokesman Jose Blanco said this was a ‘temporary […]

The Perfect Start CD Tenerife 3 Vecindario 0

IT’S going to take a lot of time, Dorada and patience to forget what has happened over the last few years, but Tenerife fans finally have something to celebrate. At the end of the season a win over Vecindario might not be worth a row of beans. But today, it sure feels and tastes sweet. […]

Loro Parque says a happy first birthday to unique Sloth twins

LORO PARQUE’S unique Two-toed sloth twins – the only ones ever to have been born in captivity anywhere in the world – have just celebrated their first birthday. The species does not generally produce twins anyway, so Luca and Chuca find themselves thrust into the global spotlight by prominent biologists and vets. Many of them […]

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