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The Canaries president announces regulation of holiday lets in the Canary Islands
The Canaries president announces regulation of holiday lets in the Canary Islands

Fernando Clavijo has announced various new strategies the government will be implementing to control it more effectively…

GOOD NEWS: Free public transport for everyone
GOOD NEWS: Free public transport for everyone

The minimum trip requirement is lifted for free buses and trams in the Canary Islands…

Canary Islands brings back mandatory use of masks in healthcare centres from Tuesday
Canary Islands brings back mandatory use of masks in healthcare centres from Tuesday

The decision was made today after a vote at the Interterritorial Health meeting due to the spread of infections…

The Canary Islands had the 3rd highest number of deaths by drowning in 2023
The Canary Islands had the 3rd highest number of deaths by drowning in 2023

According to the Spanish Royal Lifesaving Federation there was an 8% increase compared to 2022 and the highest figure since 2019…

A migrant paddling on a truck tyre rescued in Canary Island waters
A migrant paddling on a truck tyre rescued in Canary Island waters

He was trying to paddle across the Atlantic to get to the Islands when he was intercepted by Maritime Rescue…

December was the fourth hottest on record in the Canary Islands
December was the fourth hottest on record in the Canary Islands

It was also a dry month with only 41% of the expected precipitation…

Derby Day: CD Tenerife V Las Palmas kicks-off the New Year
Derby Day: CD Tenerife V Las Palmas kicks-off the New Year

Santa Cruz is ready for derby day with a ‘fan zone’ in the city for a day of sports, music, and fun activities…

500 kilograms of cocaine found on an inflatable boat in the Canaries
500 kilograms of cocaine found on an inflatable boat in the Canaries

Four people have been arrested and the boat with the drugs on board has been taken to the naval base at Las Palmas port…

Return of Masks? Ministry of Health to propose mandatory use in all healthcare facilities
Return of Masks? Ministry of Health to propose mandatory use in all healthcare facilities

Three regions of Spain have already reintroduced them due to the rebound in Influenza A and COVID-19 cases…

What is Kings Day in the Canary Islands and where are the parades?
What is Kings Day in the Canary Islands and where are the parades?

January 6th is considered to be more important than Christmas Day in Spanish culture and is the biggest bank holiday of the year…

Possible rain in Tenerife and cloudy skies across the Canary Islands on Thursday
Possible rain in Tenerife and cloudy skies across the Canary Islands on Thursday

It will still be quite hot with temperatures reaching 25°C with sunny spells…

Increase in drone and laser pointer incidents are serious threat to Canaries Airports
Increase in drone and laser pointer incidents are serious threat to Canaries Airports

The State Aviation Safety Agency have reported 1,700 incidents which have led to some flights being diverted…

Electric Scooters: Everything you need to know about the new regulations of use
Electric Scooters: Everything you need to know about the new regulations of use

New rules for using electric scooters come into effect this January. Here is a full guide to what is changing and when…

The Canary Islands welcome the first babies of 2024!
The Canary Islands welcome the first babies of 2024!

A baby girl weighing just 4lbs was the first newborn of the year at 2:26am in Gran Canaria…

UK Embassy says green residencias exempt Brits from EES and ETIAS requirements
UK Embassy says green residencias exempt Brits from EES and ETIAS requirements

The Embassy has reminded people that their Spanish “green certificates” remain valid under the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement…

444 flights cancelled next week due to Iberia ground crew strike
444 flights cancelled next week due to Iberia ground crew strike

More than 45,000 passengers are affected at one of the busiest times of the year for air travel in Spain…

COVID and flu infections are on the rise with over 5,500 cases in the Canary Islands
COVID and flu infections are on the rise with over 5,500 cases in the Canary Islands

Extreme pressure is being placed on the island’s hospitals with the age group over 79 years old being admitted the most…

The number of holiday let properties to be restricted and limited in 2024
The number of holiday let properties to be restricted and limited in 2024

A new tourist housing law will come into force on June 30th next year which will limit private holiday rentals in the Canary Islands…

Free public transport is extended in the Canary Islands for another year
Free public transport is extended in the Canary Islands for another year

The government is actively considering eliminating the requirement of 15 trips per month so that free travel is available to everyone…

Warm sunny weather is forecast in the days leading up to New Year's Eve
Warm sunny weather is forecast in the days leading up to New Year's Eve

Temperatures will reach 26°C, here is Thursday’s forecast for each of the islands…