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Tourism board say that the Ukraine war has not affected Lanzarote ‘yet’
Tourism board say that the Ukraine war has not affected Lanzarote ‘yet’

ASOLAN have confirmed that the island is currently above 75% occupancy in tourist accommodation...

One killed and five injured in a car accident in Yaiza
One killed and five injured in a car accident in Yaiza

Firemen had to cut the roof off the car to free two people who were trapped inside...

Police uncover holiday rental scam for holiday homes that don’t exist
Police uncover holiday rental scam for holiday homes that don’t exist

Two people have been arrested for 12 cases of fraud so far where people have paid deposits then communication has stopped...

Lanzarote increases promotion of the island for the summer
Lanzarote increases promotion of the island for the summer

The island is being publicised in Germany, Poland, Denmark, Hungary, Italy, France, and Portugal...

A 56-year-old man is stabbed to death in Lanzarote
A 56-year-old man is stabbed to death in Lanzarote

The National Police have already arrested two people who apparently were having a ‘dispute’ with the victim…

A stranded dolphin dies on Playa Dorada beach in Lanzarote
A stranded dolphin dies on Playa Dorada beach in Lanzarote

Police and professionals from the Canarian Network of Stranded Cetaceans tried to save the young male cetacean...

Woman drowns after being knocked into the sea by a large wave
Woman drowns after being knocked into the sea by a large wave

She was having a photo taken near the Pechiguera Lighthouse when the tragic incident happened...

New 4 star hotel gets the green light in Playa Blanca
New 4 star hotel gets the green light in Playa Blanca

The Governing Council of the Canary Islands have approved the project for the 110 bed exclusive resort...

The new port in Playa Blanca will have 155 new berths for leisure boats
The new port in Playa Blanca will have 155 new berths for leisure boats

The application process to get one of the berths will be online via the Puertos Canarios website...

Dead body of missing man found in La Corona volcano in Lanzarote
Dead body of missing man found in La Corona volcano in Lanzarote

Firefighters and police have found the body of a 29-year-old man who was hiking in the area…

Lanzarote has requested Spain drop entry requirements from the UK to save tourism
Lanzarote has requested Spain drop entry requirements from the UK to save tourism

The Tourist Federation of Lanzarote says it has already cost us Christmas and New Year, and now half-term is affected…

187 people in four inflatable boats intercepted by Gran Canaria and Lanzarote
187 people in four inflatable boats intercepted by Gran Canaria and Lanzarote

Among the people rescued were 27 women and 15 children...

Garden lovers’ getaways at Finca Botanico in Lanzarote
Garden lovers’ getaways at Finca Botanico in Lanzarote

Finca Botanico has created some amazing and exotic tropical garden spaces for guests to enjoy in their own private paradise…

Three drug mules arrested with 1.6kg of cocaine and heroin in their bodies
Three drug mules arrested with 1.6kg of cocaine and heroin in their bodies

The three men were stopped at Lanzarote airport as police unearthed a regular route used for smuggling…

5,000 ‘cash’ cards to help spending in small businesses in Lanzarote
5,000 ‘cash’ cards to help spending in small businesses in Lanzarote

Each card will be worth 60 euros, but the consumer will only pay 30 euros for it, getting 30 euros free!

18 people missing at sea as inflatable boat sinks 80km from Lanzarote
18 people missing at sea as inflatable boat sinks 80km from Lanzarote

Maritime Rescue saved nine people at around 11pm last night, but no more survivors have been found…

Body of missing man who jumped into the sea to get a bundle of hashish is found
Body of missing man who jumped into the sea to get a bundle of hashish is found

He was found floating in the sea this afternoon after an extensive search hampered by bad weather...

How and why do calimas affect flights?
How and why do calimas affect flights?

Ex-commercial pilot and captain with 25 years experience, Steve Cummings, explains why diversions take place…

Some UK flights to the Canary Islands have been affected by the Calima
Some UK flights to the Canary Islands have been affected by the Calima

The visibility at the Islands airports has worsened this afternoon with extra precautions during takeoff and landing...

Cruise ship bound for the Canary Islands registers 52 positives for Covid on board
Cruise ship bound for the Canary Islands registers 52 positives for Covid on board

The ship stayed docked in Lisbon whilst 4,197 passengers and crew were re-tested and cleared to sail...