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GES Helicopter finds the dead body of a missing bather in the sea
GES Helicopter finds the dead body of a missing bather in the sea

The man went missing on Saturday off the coast of Cofete Beach after going for a swim and not coming back...

57 adults and 4 children rescued in a small inflatable boat off coast of the Canary Islands
57 adults and 4 children rescued in a small inflatable boat off coast of the Canary Islands

Four of them had to be taken to hospital for various illnesses and injuries from the journey across the Atlantic...

Two local policemen save a girls life who had choked and stopped breathing
Two local policemen save a girls life who had choked and stopped breathing

They performed recovery manoeuvres to free whatever was blocking her throat and managed to revive her in the street...

Poema del Mar will be the new home of two disabled turtles
Poema del Mar will be the new home of two disabled turtles

They were rescued in serious condition and have been left disabled, and would not survive in their natural environment...

Two injured in a motorcycle accident after hitting a sheep
Two injured in a motorcycle accident after hitting a sheep

A man and a woman were both taken to hospital for treatment for their injuries…

Meet 'Captain Canarias' who clears cigarette butts from beaches
Meet 'Captain Canarias' who clears cigarette butts from beaches

Ollie is on a one man crusade to clear the beaches and teach children of all nationalities to recycle...

Almost 50 motorhomes go up in flames as fire spreads through a caravan park
Almost 50 motorhomes go up in flames as fire spreads through a caravan park

The wind, gas cylinders, and mattresses acted as a “breeding ground" for the fire which spread very quickly…

IKEA in Fuerteventura changes from a collection point to a full store
IKEA in Fuerteventura changes from a collection point to a full store

From August 11th, the merchandise collection point will have up to 350 home accessories to buy directly and a place to eat...

Rental scam in Tenerife: ‘landlord’ takes 2,100 euros for a property that didn’t exist
Rental scam in Tenerife: ‘landlord’ takes 2,100 euros for a property that didn’t exist

Police have tracked the man down in Madrid who requested the money as a deposit and rent, then disappeared...

Two doctors on holiday save a 4-year-old girl in a water park
Two doctors on holiday save a 4-year-old girl in a water park

They managed to revive the minor, who was in cardiorespiratory arrest, before paramedics got there...

Fuerteventura is at ‘serious risk’ of having a shortage of running water
Fuerteventura is at ‘serious risk’ of having a shortage of running water

The current pipe network has ruptured six times in the last year causing towns to be cut off and reduced supply...

Two Guardia Civil officers save the life of 10-month-old British baby
Two Guardia Civil officers save the life of 10-month-old British baby

The agents were called by the hotel security guard because the young had stopped breathing and was turning blue...

New shopping centre in Corralejo will be the biggest in Fuerteventura
New shopping centre in Corralejo will be the biggest in Fuerteventura

It will have a surface area of 23,000 m2 and cost 20 million euros to construct...

New 54 apartments and a 100-room hotel being built in El Cotillo
New 54 apartments and a 100-room hotel being built in El Cotillo

The new complex is being constructed in two phases and will be opened under the Mynd Hotels brand...

46-year-old man drowns off a beach in Fuerteventura
46-year-old man drowns off a beach in Fuerteventura

He was pulled from the water by other bathers who gave him CPR until paramedics arrived...

Man fined 720 euros for driving at 190kmh on way to the airport
Man fined 720 euros for driving at 190kmh on way to the airport

The 21-year-old driver claimed that he was in a hurry because he was late for a flight...

The IGN reports an earthquake in between Gran Canaria and  Fuerteventura
The IGN reports an earthquake in between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura

The movement was at a depth of 35 kilometres and not felt by the population...

Ryanair flight from Manchester diverted due to drone at Canary Island airport
Ryanair flight from Manchester diverted due to drone at Canary Island airport

Fuerteventura airport stopped all flights for 90 minutes whilst the issue was sorted...

The clampdown on shops selling fake designer handbags and other items continues
The clampdown on shops selling fake designer handbags and other items continues

214 counterfeit garments and articles valued at 127,350 euros were confiscated in Corralejo...

Man killed in head-on collision with a bus in Fuerteventura
Man killed in head-on collision with a bus in Fuerteventura

The deceased was trapped in the vehicle and had to be freed by firefighters...