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Bizarre robbery as thieves steal two doors from a car parked in a public street
Bizarre robbery as thieves steal two doors from a car parked in a public street

CCTV showed that they broke into the car and stole its doors in a matter of minutes...

Two men arrested for posing as Guardia Civil agents to rob tourists
Two men arrested for posing as Guardia Civil agents to rob tourists

They stopped and searched pedestrians telling them they were carrying out drug searches...

BREAKING: An 86-year-old man is killed in a house fire in Maspalomas
BREAKING: An 86-year-old man is killed in a house fire in Maspalomas

The fire completely gutted the property with him still inside...

A military helicopter collides with rocks in the south of Gran Canaria
A military helicopter collides with rocks in the south of Gran Canaria

They were carrying out night time manoeuvres flying at low altitude along the coast using night vision goggles...

Man arrested at airport with more than 1,000 grams of cocaine in a backpack
Man arrested at airport with more than 1,000 grams of cocaine in a backpack

He was carrying the drugs in his hand luggage on an internal flight thinking it wouldn’t be checked...

A school in the Canary Islands is evacuated after a bomb scare
A school in the Canary Islands is evacuated after a bomb scare

After searching the building the bomb squad confirmed it was a false alarm...

Dog killed in a fire at the Pasito Blanco campsite
Dog killed in a fire at the Pasito Blanco campsite

Two static vans were seen burning; the only victim was a dog which was found burned to death...

Drugs gang caught bringing 160 million euros worth of cocaine into the Canary Islands
Drugs gang caught bringing 160 million euros worth of cocaine into the Canary Islands

The Guardia Civil operation has led to the arrest of fifty people so far with 4,800 kilos of hashish and 2,000 kilos of cocaine….

British wonder kid is competing in the Spanish National Karting Championships
British wonder kid is competing in the Spanish National Karting Championships

Originally from Wales, Jayden Baker lives in Gran Canaria and is holding his own against the country’s top racers…

Man dies after banging his head on rocks in the sea by La Laja beach
Man dies after banging his head on rocks in the sea by La Laja beach

He was spotted floating face down in the sea by local surfers...

2.9 magnitude earthquake recorded between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura
2.9 magnitude earthquake recorded between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura

The epicentre was located 8 kilometres below the seabed to the south of the structure called "El Banquete"...

Five injured, including a child under 5, in a multiple collision on the GC-1 motorway
Five injured, including a child under 5, in a multiple collision on the GC-1 motorway

Four people were trapped inside one of the cars and had to be cut free by the fire brigade...

Bars and clubs get the green light to reopen in the Plaza shopping centre
Bars and clubs get the green light to reopen in the Plaza shopping centre

The centre has been closed for two years after a fire left it without electricity...

A tourist destroys a holiday home and throws furniture onto the street from a window
A tourist destroys a holiday home and throws furniture onto the street from a window

Police had to enter through a back window of the apartment after the holidaymaker locked himself in a room…

A hiker dies of cardiac arrest in Gran Canaria
A hiker dies of cardiac arrest in Gran Canaria

She was evacuated by helicopter to hospital but they couldn’t revive her…

Gran Canaria goes viral thanks to a piano player on the beach!
Gran Canaria goes viral thanks to a piano player on the beach!

An impromptu performance of Vivaldi’s ‘Four Seasons’ left people speechless...

Red flags on Las Canteras beach due to the presence of Portuguese Man O War jellyfish
Red flags on Las Canteras beach due to the presence of Portuguese Man O War jellyfish

People are recommended to avoid going into the sea as their tentacles stretch a long way behind them...

Five police cars chase a motorist through the streets of Las Palmas
Five police cars chase a motorist through the streets of Las Palmas

They were after a moped whose rider doesn’t have a license and was driving the wrong way down a one-way street…

The Local Police save the life of a pedestrian who had a heart attack in the street
The Local Police save the life of a pedestrian who had a heart attack in the street

The incident occurred yesterday morning when an officer was asked for help by witnesses who saw him collapse...

A man attacks his partner and then takes his own life in Las Palmas
A man attacks his partner and then takes his own life in Las Palmas

After the attack he fled from their home and was found dead a couple of hours later...