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Brexit, and UK driving licences

WE are trying to keep our clients informed, as much as possible, regarding the exchange of UK licences to Spanish ones, and how Brexit is likely to, or will, affect those who have not yet exchanged their UK licences. Last week, we posted information on our Facebook page, having been verbally informed of the situation, […]

Brit paedophile hounded and caught by the police

A 53-YEAR-OLD English paedophile, living in Los Cristianos, with a European warrant on his head for sexual offences against four children and other crimes, has been detained by National Police. The British High Court had also issued a repatriation warrant against him for various crimes, before he fled the country. But investigations carried out by […]

Tenerife is becoming essential cruise point

TENERIFE’s main port, Santa Cruz, is rapidly becoming the vital cruise hub, backed up by the Los Cristianos port, according Airam Díaz, commercial director, Ports of Tenerife. “In 2019, we expect around 519 calls and over 1,040,215 cruise passengers, specifically, at these two ports,” he said. “2019 is on a par with 2018, which set […]

Sex-offender caught,  some 30 years later!

A SEX offender, formerly of Sunderland, who left an underage victim traumatised, has been jailed… almost 30 years after committing the crimes! David Wood’s victim, who suffers from PTSD, said his conviction by a jury “is part of the healing process” after her years of struggling with the effects of his actions. The 62-year-old, who […]

Boy, 15, knifes his mother and father

A 15-YEAR-OLD youth, living with his British parents in Cost Adeje, is in a serious condition in hospital after stabbing them both in a frenzied knife attack, before jumping from a “considerable height” nearby. The drastic incidents happened on the Los Pueblos Avenue, in the Las Terrazas area, close to Las Americas bus station on Wednesday […]

Affected processed meat sparks Listeria outbreak

THE Canarian Government’s Ministry of Health issued a warning statement about contaminated meat last Monday, after receiving an alert from its Health and Safety Department. The Health Ministry was notified that on 10th July, a small portion of the processed shredded meat, Carne Mechada, which had been produced in Seville, was distributed to an Adeje […]

Reckless drivers, beware the long-distance drones

THE Guardia Civil, along with the DGT (General Traffic Department), have incorporated drones that can detect from as far as two kilometres, motorists driving without seat belts, as well as those using mobile phones. Initially, the drones will be used on the two main Tenerife motorways, as well as specific areas used for illegal car-racing, […]

It is vital to be legal, says Embassy chief

BRITAIN’S Ambassador to Spain has warned expats, in his Brexit update, that those in mainland Spain and on the islands, including Tenerife, that it is “vital” that they and their families are registered properly. Simon Manley, the outgoing Ambassador, who leaves at the end of this month, said Britain’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, had […]

Jerry Lee rocks the boxing world

JERRY Lee Palmer brought home Gold last weekend from the Spanish Amateur Boxing Championships, held at the Juancho Pérez de Badajoz Pavilion in mainland Spain. The Tenerife boxer demonstrated her skill by beating two strong opponents in her weight division, to become women’s Spanish National Boxing Champion. The England-born boxer, fighting out of the Dynamite […]

Horrific crash leads to death of woman driver

A WOMAN driver was killed, instantly, on Wednesday morning, when a heavy goods vehicle crashed into the TF-1’s central reservation, causing it to overturn and land on her car, in opposite lane. The HGV’s 53-year-old driver, from La Orotava, was on route to Santa Cruz when, for reasons unknown, he lost control of the vehicle […]

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