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This news is translated from the Spanish Press unless otherwise indicated.

Out-of-control Canary Islands ferry smashes into harbour wall in terrifying accident

An out-of-control ferry with 140 people on board - including Brits - has been filmed smashing into a harbour wall. The ship was leaving the port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria last night heading for Tenerife

Milk with a Hump????

The company Oasis Park presents its project in the farm 'DromeMilk' to the Government of the Canary Islands

Earth Day (not the same as Earth Song)

April 22 is Earth Day, which is celebrated to create a common awareness of environmental issues. Here we celebrate it on Friday 21 (nothing odd there eh!!)

Are the Canary Islands the Tip of Something Special??

Researchers have found rare metal deep beneath the surface of the sea—but the discovery largely serves to highlight a pressing dilemma about where we should draw the line when it comes to extracting nature's resources.

Another Door Opens.....

After extensive renovations the Parador hotel opens at end of April in Playa Blanca,Puerto Del Rosario.

Raise A Glass To This...

The canaries have been producing wines for centuries. However for the first time Fuerteventura has its own wine with the "Canary Staus"!!!

Ooh - Its Getting Crowed On Here!

 Hosteltur has cataloged our Island as the first of 25 islands worldwide with the highest number of visitors per 100 inhabitants.

Give Children Peace Over Easter

The Easter holidays come and homework can again take up much of the time that students will spend outside the classroom.

Nothing Else Lurking in the School Canteen

The parents of the Corralejo Natural Park school, with children and elementary students, can rest easy as no secondary case" of tuberculosis has occurred.

Sorry These Islands Are Full...

The Canaries will be almost full for Easter week with record breaking numbers of holidays booked.

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