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

Thanks from Abroad

Bavarian court thanks the Tourist Board and R2 Hoteles for inviting a blind German

Boating accident.

A 35-year-old man was seriously injured at the weekend after being struck by a boat propeller.

Extra flights to the Island

Norwegian Air, the Nordic region's largest airline, keeps growing its reach.

Ryan "Scare"

Dramatic moment as a Ryanair plane hits runway so hard passengers are thrown forward and scream in fear

Temporary accommodation for cancer patients

The Canarian government's councillor for health, José Manuel Baltar, recently visited the new apartment in the La Minilla complex in Las Palmas

Restoration Efforts...

The Cabildo's environmental department led by Natalia Évora, have repaired the skeleton of a fin whale and returned it to the coast of Las Salinas del Carmen with a new scaffolding to support it.

Fake Claim - Caught Out

A BRITISH couple who made a fake sickness claim while on holiday in the Canary Islands have been ordered to pay thousands of pounds to Thomas Cook in compensation.

Canarian winner of European start-up awards

The Canarian president Fernando Clavijo recently received the company APSU from Fuerteventura.which won the first prize in this year's Startup Europe Awards.

"Novaturas" Promoting The Island

The Baltic tour operator Novaturas, which has been bought by Polish Itaka, started a promotional campaign for Fuerteventura in Lithuania, a country with which the island has a regular weekly flight during the winter months.

Fuerteventura Plans a Monument of Tolerance

This week the Government of Fuerteventura reopened the Casa Alta de Tindaya Museum that has an exhibition of the planned Monument of Tolerance devised by the Basque artist Eduardo Chillida for Montaña de Tindaya

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