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Seismic swarm detected in the Cañadas del Teide crater in Tenerife
Seismic swarm detected in the Cañadas del Teide crater in Tenerife

Involcan recorded 26 small earthquakes in this area at depths between just 5 to 10 kilometres among dozens in the swarm…

Masca is the first place in Tenerife for paid access for tourists
Masca is the first place in Tenerife for paid access for tourists

Only 275 people a day will be allowed to go in either independently or with excursion companies…

Tenerife Cabildo allocates €12 million to 15 municipalities for acquisition of social housing
Tenerife Cabildo allocates €12 million to 15 municipalities for acquisition of social housing

The initiative aims to provide 227 homes, benefiting nearly 1,000 people on the housing waiting list…

Police identify 12-year-old boy as being responsible for bomb threat at Tenerife school
Police identify 12-year-old boy as being responsible for bomb threat at Tenerife school

The school was evacuated and the bomb disposal unit called in to search the premises. The boy’s parents are now liable for his actions…

Courts rule against Council in legal battle over new water sports on Los Cristianos Beach
Courts rule against Council in legal battle over new water sports on Los Cristianos Beach

Arona Council rejected an application for a ‘cable waterskiing’ business but didn’t let the applicants see why they turned it down…

Motorcyclist killed in tragic accident in the south of Tenerife
Motorcyclist killed in tragic accident in the south of Tenerife

A 19-year-old driver of a car collided with a motorbike on Sunday morning…

Emergency landing at Tenerife South airport due to possible fuel leak
Emergency landing at Tenerife South airport due to possible fuel leak

The plane had not long taken off from Gran Canaria when a problem was reported to Air Traffic Controllers…

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake rattles the east coast of Tenerife
A 3.3 magnitude earthquake rattles the east coast of Tenerife

It was felt by the local population who reported it to the emergency services…

Diver with decompression sickness airlifted to Tenerife from El Hierro
Diver with decompression sickness airlifted to Tenerife from El Hierro

He needed to be flown to the HUC hospital where they have a hyperbaric chamber to treat this type of ailment…

Home-based crack lab discovered in Tenerife
Home-based crack lab discovered in Tenerife

Police raided an apartment in the capital where crack cocaine was being made and prepared to sell…

Ministry of Health confirms measles outbreak in Tenerife
Ministry of Health confirms measles outbreak in Tenerife

Measles is spreading quickly across Spain and has now reached the Canary Islands. Here’s what to look out for…

FSC: ‘There are more and more workers in the south of Tenerife sleeping in vans’
FSC: ‘There are more and more workers in the south of Tenerife sleeping in vans’

The increase in the number of holiday homes and monthly rents is forcing people out of their rented homes…

Man in critical condition after suffering heart attack in the sea in Tenerife
Man in critical condition after suffering heart attack in the sea in Tenerife

Paramedics managed to save his life after firemen rescued him from the water…

British drug dealer arrested in Tenerife is being extradited back to the UK
British drug dealer arrested in Tenerife is being extradited back to the UK

The 55-year-old is wanted on charges of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering…

Man arrested in the south of Tenerife for multiple violent robberies of elderly tourists
Man arrested in the south of Tenerife for multiple violent robberies of elderly tourists

He targeted older female tourists at shopping centres and at the airport, violently snatching their bags and handbags…

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…