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Ashotel launches free on-demand bus service for staff of nine Costa Adeje hotels
Ashotel launches free on-demand bus service for staff of nine Costa Adeje hotels

There are three routes based around start and finish times of shifts that staff can access for free so they can get to work more easily…

Passenger stopped with 83 mobile phones at Tenerife airport
Passenger stopped with 83 mobile phones at Tenerife airport

They were packed in a suitcase in bundles of four wrapped in aluminium foil to avoid detection…

Smoke onboard Ryanair flight triggers emergency landing in Tenerife
Smoke onboard Ryanair flight triggers emergency landing in Tenerife

Crew detected smoke in the cabin and alarms went off shortly after take-off from Tenerife South Airport…

Restaurant worker fined €2,000 for dumping rubbish bags next to bins in Tenerife
Restaurant worker fined €2,000 for dumping rubbish bags next to bins in Tenerife

This action is classed as a serious violation and carries fines ranging from €2,000 to €100,000 for repeat offences…

77-year-old grandmother from Tenerife becomes powerlifting champion
77-year-old grandmother from Tenerife becomes powerlifting champion

She only started training two years ago and is now national champion and runner-up in the European Championships…

Police rescue naked woman attempting to jump from balcony in the south of Tenerife
Police rescue naked woman attempting to jump from balcony in the south of Tenerife

She was first seen running through the streets naked before trying to jump shouting that she needed to "free herself from the bad”

Police investigate the drowning of a 6-year-old British girl at hotel pool
Police investigate the drowning of a 6-year-old British girl at hotel pool

They are investigating the absence of a lifeguard and her parents at the time of the incident at Granada Park Aparthotel in Los Cristianos…

Visitors can now see seven baby Galapagos Tortoises born at Loro Parque
Visitors can now see seven baby Galapagos Tortoises born at Loro Parque

This is seen as a great success as it is only the second time they have been successfully bred in captivity…

Guardia Civil arrest three people in Tenerife for theft of 45 mobile phones valued at €10,500
Guardia Civil arrest three people in Tenerife for theft of 45 mobile phones valued at €10,500

One is suspected of stealing the devices and the other two of selling them on social media…

More shops raided in Costa Adeje selling fake handbags, watches, and football shirts
More shops raided in Costa Adeje selling fake handbags, watches, and football shirts

Six people were arrested and over 4,500 counterfeit items were seized by the police…

Tenerife has the biggest taxi fare price increases in Spain
Tenerife has the biggest taxi fare price increases in Spain

Results of a new Facua study show that they have gone up by more than 22% in the last year…

Parties call for action against the drought in Tenerife as the situation is getting critical
Parties call for action against the drought in Tenerife as the situation is getting critical

They are concerned that the Cabildo has done nothing to alleviate the situation after declaring a water emergency almost three months ago…

Five arrested for burgling 25 homes in Tenerife plus money laundering and drug trafficking
Five arrested for burgling 25 homes in Tenerife plus money laundering and drug trafficking

They face these charges plus armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms…

Two tourists climb Mount Teide naked to promote Naturism
Two tourists climb Mount Teide naked to promote Naturism

They walked 25 kilometres and encountered temperatures below zero after the sun had gone down…

Where is the most affordable place in Tenerife to buy a property near the sea?
Where is the most affordable place in Tenerife to buy a property near the sea?

Prices have surged to almost €4,000 per square metre recently in the south making it unaffordable for most people…

VIDEO: 20-year-old rescued by helicopter after ignoring weather warnings
VIDEO: 20-year-old rescued by helicopter after ignoring weather warnings

The Emergency Services remind people to observe the warnings and flags on beaches or natural pools before going into the water…

Arona is excluded from Tenerife Cabildo’s housing program
Arona is excluded from Tenerife Cabildo’s housing program

They won’t receive a cent of aid to help build affordable housing for residents of the municipality…

Tourist establishments to pay more for water in Tenerife than residents and farmers
Tourist establishments to pay more for water in Tenerife than residents and farmers

This includes holiday homes and golf courses in a bid to control the supply of water which is at critical levels…

Squatters evicted from a 43-unit apartment block in Adeje
Squatters evicted from a 43-unit apartment block in Adeje

Some of the 'squatters' had Mercedes and Audis and offered the properties as holiday homes…

Motorhomes in the south of Tenerife are being used for holiday lets and prostitution
Motorhomes in the south of Tenerife are being used for holiday lets and prostitution

The Canary Islands Association of Approved Motorhomes and Campers wants the council to remove them from the streets…