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by Buzzers - 2 months ago

New Direct Friday Flight to Paris

César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport has launched a new route that connects with Paris on Fridays . It is a direct connection that will be operational during the winter season, which runs from October 27, 2019 to March 28, 2020. The new route, operated every Friday by TUI Fly Belgium, will carry out...

by Buzzers - 2 months ago

Ibiza and Magaluf Crack Down with New Booze Laws

Party-goers and bars in three of Spain's top tourist hotspots could face fines of up to £510,000 after authorities introduced new laws to crack down on binge-drinking. The Balearic Islands' officials say it is the first law of its kind in Europe and will outlaw organising and promoting pub crawls...

by Buzzers - 2 months ago

Anti-Drug Operation with Police Officers Among Detainees

The Udyco of the National Police, the Eco of the Civil Guard and the Customs Surveillance Agency jointly carried out this Thursday a macro anti-drug operation in different parts of the island of Gran Canaria. The detainees could include National Police agents. This joint operation was carried out...

by Buzzers - 2 months ago

The Main Trial of Stratvs Winery Starts with a 15 Year Jail Request

The trial is expected to last for 25 days starting in Lanzarote and finishing in Gran Canaria. Ten people are accused with a request for 15 years in jail for Juan Francisco Rosa the owner of the winery. Altogether 17 people have been charged in the case which revolves around the excesses of under...

by Buzzers - 2 months ago

Lanzarote Resists The Tourist Recession

In spite of the bad tourism figures and the setbacks suffered with the collapse of Thomas Cook and the closure of the Lanzarote base of Ryanair, the arrival of tourists to the island has only dropped by 1.2% in December and 0.5% throughout the year. The number of travelers by airports during the...

by Buzzers - 2 months ago

Paella Cannabis Poisoning in Arrecife

About ten people were admitted last Saturday to the Molina Orosa Hospital after suffering intoxication due to a possible involuntary use of cannabis. According to those affected, the drug could have been hidden in a paella they shared that afternoon at a restaurant in Arrecife. Shortly after the me...

by Buzzers - 2 months ago

Ryanair Slams The Door in The Canary Islands

Ryanair has carried out its threat and closed its bases this morning. Workers had not received their letter of dismissal, something Ryanair should have done 15 days ago by law. Until yesterday only six cabin crew had been relocated as well as 25% of the pilots. The rest of over 300 workers were u...

by Buzzers - 3 months ago

Canary Islands Will Avoid Payment of Medicines to Pensioners

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, announced on Saturday that until the central executive agrees to eliminate the pharmaceutical co-payment, his cabinet will seek an administrative formula for pensioners who receive less than €18,000 p.a. do not pay anything for their medic...

by Buzzers - 3 months ago

Ice Cream Hit and Run!

New Years's Day started with a bang in an ice cream parlor on Maritime Avenue. A driver drove a car into the ice cream shop located in front of the Arrecife Yacht Club. The event took place around 08.30. For reasons that are unknown, the vehicle crashed into the protection fences and one of the t...

by Buzzers - 3 months ago

79 Year Old Man Rescued in Puerto del Carmen

A special stretcher was used today in a rescue of a 79 year old German man who suffered a fall at the pier of Muelle Chico in Puerto del Carmen. The rescuers had to form a chain to use the stretcher in order to get him on to firm ground. After removing him from the rock he was taken to Molina Oro...

by Buzzers - 3 months ago

Young Man Drowned on Fuerteventura Beach

A young man, whose age is unknown at this time, has died, drowning on Saturday afternoon on the Nido de las Águilas beach, in the Parador area, in Puerto del Rosario. He was suffering from apnea (during apnea, there is no movement of the muscles of inhalation). The incident happened around 17:00,...

by Buzzers - 3 months ago

Taxi Driver in Critical Condition

UPDATE: 02.01.2020 - The taxi driver has since died in hospital from his injuries.The driver of the car involved in a crash with a taxi in Playa Blanca on Christmas morning tested positive for drugs and alcohol, as confirmed by the Civil Guard. According to witnesses to the crash, the vehicle in w...