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

Flight Diverted from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura by the strong wind

A Vueling plane was diverted from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura on Tuesday by the strong wind.

4.7 million euros for SMEs in Fuerteventura

The Director General of Economic Promotion of the Government of the Canary Islands, Cristina Hernández, today transferred to the business of Fuerteventura first hand information on the aid to SMEs that the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Commerce and Knowledge has taken out this year, for a total amount of 4.7 million euros.

Person of Interest at Large in Corralejo

The security forces and authorities are looking for the a Person who is suspected of a crime that happened last night in the Muelle Chico of Corralejo, a leisure area of ​​the municipality of La Oliva (Fuerteventura)

€3 Million forest fire prevention plan launched

1,700 troops, 9 helicopters and 227 vehicles will be at the disposal of Canarian authorities this summer to tackle forest fires.

Canary Islands to Host Debut of Quirino Awards

Organizers of the first Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards announced at Annecy that the event will be held on Tenerife, largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, in the first half of 2018.

Investigation launched after stabbing on the Island

Guardia Civil have launched an investigation after a man died after being stabbed in Corralejo in Fuerteventura.

Brexit Talks to Begin Monday WITHOUT UK

MONDAY’S talks with the EU will go ahead without British involvement because what could be more of a “British” Brexit, than that - the government has suggested today

Selfie Sticks Banned On beach

Due to the change in Roaming Charges This week several beaches have banned the “Selfie Stick” as the number of selfies soar and phones are blocking out essential Sunlight to bathers

Snail Victim Survives as Protests Die Down

Andrea Presario (the first victim of the snail infestation) has survived and is out of hospital. She tells us first-hand about her ordeal as the protests start to die down.

Britons demand right to keep messing up at work and not get sacked

WORKERS should have the same rights as politicians to completely and utterly mess things up in the workplace and not lose their jobs, a new petition has been started today.

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