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Five Islands on pre-alert with health warnings for heat issued to the public
Five Islands on pre-alert with health warnings for heat issued to the public

The government has reduced the risk of forest fires due to changes in weather conditions despite the heat…

The Canary Islands are facing dangerous UV radiation levels of ‘extreme risk’
The Canary Islands are facing dangerous UV radiation levels of ‘extreme risk’

Such high levels can cause severe health issues, from DNA damage and sunburn, to eye conditions like cataracts and skin cancer…

Spain hunt down the Three Lions to take victory in Berlin
Spain hunt down the Three Lions to take victory in Berlin

La Roja clinches Euro glory with dramatic late winner to beat England 2-1…

Sewage Pollution: An ongoing problem in the Canary Islands
Sewage Pollution: An ongoing problem in the Canary Islands

Illegal discharges are causing beach closures across the archipelago to protect people from viral and bacterial contamination…

Mini heatwave causes health warnings for high temperatures in the Canary Islands
Mini heatwave causes health warnings for high temperatures in the Canary Islands

The Ministry of Health have given recommendations for vulnerable, people, the elderly, and young children…

Three dead from drowning in separate incidents in the Canary Islands
Three dead from drowning in separate incidents in the Canary Islands

One was trying to save a young girl in distress when waves crashed him against the rocks…

Extreme temperatures put the Canary Islands on high alert for risk of forest fires
Extreme temperatures put the Canary Islands on high alert for risk of forest fires

The authorities have prohibited all outdoor cooking, barbeques, and any type of fire in the forests of Tenerife until further notice…

National Police ask the public to help locate 10 fugitives potentially in the Canary Islands
National Police ask the public to help locate 10 fugitives potentially in the Canary Islands

They are wanted for serious crimes including murder, sexual abuse of minors, and high-profile organised drug trafficking…

New study shows effect of regulating holiday rentals on residential housing supply
New study shows effect of regulating holiday rentals on residential housing supply

It highlights how many more long term let properties would be available when holiday rental regulations come into force…

The DGT reduces alcohol limits for drink driving
The DGT reduces alcohol limits for drink driving

One drink will now put you over the limit. Fines for exceeding this new limit will range from 500 to 1,000 euros….

Weather warnings extended to include extreme heat in two of the islands
Weather warnings extended to include extreme heat in two of the islands

AEMET has warned that temperatures could reach 37 degrees in these areas…

New British Netflix series being filmed in the Canary Islands
New British Netflix series being filmed in the Canary Islands

Suranne Jones and Julie Delpy head the star-studded cast of this new political thriller…

‘Drunken air rage on flights is putting other passengers and crew at risk’
‘Drunken air rage on flights is putting other passengers and crew at risk’

Unions and travel experts are warning of a "deeply concerning" increase in incidents on planes, and the dangers they pose…

AEMET activates several yellow weather warnings for this Wednesday in the Canary Islands
AEMET activates several yellow weather warnings for this Wednesday in the Canary Islands

There are gusts of wind up to 70kmh expected in various areas and dangerous sea conditions in others. More info here…

82 missing persons in the Canary Islands. Why are some searches bigger than others?
82 missing persons in the Canary Islands. Why are some searches bigger than others?

It is devastating for anyone missing a family member so why are some “more important”? Here is a closer look…

The Guardia Civil reports 39 serious violations in dive centres in the Canary Islands
The Guardia Civil reports 39 serious violations in dive centres in the Canary Islands

They inspected 67 companies and dive centres to update records and found many operating without the correct authorisation or safety standards…

Starmus 2025: The science and music festival returns to the Canary Islands
Starmus 2025: The science and music festival returns to the Canary Islands

Stephen Hawking, Buzz Aldrin, Brian Cox, and Jean Michel Jarre have all joined Queen’s Brian May on stage for the iconic festival…

Government changes the Horizontal Property Law so that residents can veto holiday rentals
Government changes the Horizontal Property Law so that residents can veto holiday rentals

This change will allow communities of owners on residential complexes to allow holiday rentals or not…

Celebrating International Bikini Day: The Spanish beach that pioneered the iconic swimwear
Celebrating International Bikini Day: The Spanish beach that pioneered the iconic swimwear

Bikinis were banned when tourism started and the Guardia Civil would fine people for wearing them!

New protests in the Canaries: ‘This time we will take to the streets in tourist areas’
New protests in the Canaries: ‘This time we will take to the streets in tourist areas’

The organisers of the 20A demonstrations are organising new protests because “Nothing has changed”