Archive for: March, 2016

Removing fear from a visit to the dentist

THE Clinica Dental Tenerife Sur has its practice in Fairway Village, on Golf del Sur. And head dentist Dr Liviano Folla specialises in Maxillofacial Surgery and Implants. He speaks Italian, German, French, English and Spanish and is thoroughly committed to delivering the best oral health care for his patients in a welcoming atmosphere, free from […]

Give Tejita your trust

Live Arico news TEJITA was first spotted straying in Los Abrigos about six months ago, and the podenco was later seen a couple of kilometres up the coast at La Mareta. Recently, she moved a bit further to the new commercial centre at Sotavento, Playa La Tejita, where locals were worried about this frightened dog, […]

Such barbaric cruelty

Accion del Sol news SOMETIMES, it’s hard to find words to describe the barbaric cruelty that human beings can inflict on defenceless animals. Last week, a Doberman dog was collected from the streets of Arona in a bad condition, having had her tail hacked off. She was covered in sores and fleas, had heartworm and […]

A Blob on the landscape

OKAY, it’s not exactly a big yawn for this little kitten we’ve affectionately called Blob. But when you’re just a week old, life is really tiring. He is the first of this year’s intake of kittens to be found on the streets. The road ahead for him is long, and many at this age don’t […]

Hatton Garden ‘Master’ just a frail old pensioner

BRIAN Reader, known to be one of the Hatton Garden ringleaders, has been jailed for six years and three months at the age of 77 for his part – albeit minor – in last year’s daring, £14m raid in the heart of London’s diamond district. The oldest member of the gang – an evergreen criminal […]

Combined culture cause

CULTURAL Councillors from Tenerife South town halls have met to discuss how co-ordinating their resources could benefit all their residents. The Councils have created a working group with representatives from Adeje, Arafo, Arona, Fasnia, Granadilla, Guía de Isora, Güímar, San Miguel de Abona, Santiago del Teide and Vilaflor. They plan to meet every two months […]

Canary fliers go through the roof

CANARIAN airports are busier than ever, with 3.23 million passengers using them in February – 13.8% more than in the same period last year. The growth, according to data released by Spanish airport controllers Aena, was across the board as well. International passengers were up 11.2% to 2.24 million, and travellers on domestic routes increased […]

13 dead in Spanish motorway disaster

A BRITISH student, injured in Sunday’s fatal coach crash in north-east Spain, described how, after suffering a painful injury, she crawled out from the wreckage. Thirteen people died in the motorway crash near Tarragona: seven Italians, two Germans, one Romanian, one French, one Uzbek and an Austrian. And at least 30 people were injured. Catalan […]

No asylum-seekers’ expulsions – Rajoy

MARIANO Rajoy outlined agreements reached following the first work session of the European Council in Brussels last Friday. Two major issues discussed by the European leaders were the EU economic policy and the migrant crisis. Rajoy, acting Spanish Prime Minister, said of the migrant crisis that the EU agreed to support Greece. He added that, […]

Tourists swarm here

EASTER will see another tourist boom in Tenerife, with hotel and other outlets anticipating an average occupancy of 94%, according  to a survey by Ashotel. The Canaries’ hotel association also predict the South will enjoy an occupancy of 95%, which is 9% more than the same 2015 period. And a 92% average is expected in […]

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