A man died in an horrific accident this afternoon when his car collided with a lamppost in Camino Fuente Cañizares, La Laguna. Emergency services say that they were called out shortly before 5pm with reports of the collision and that the car had burst into flames in the impact with a person inside. Bomberos extinguished the blaze and freed the driver but ambulance crew were unable to assist him and he was declared dead at the scene. A man who witnessed the accident and its horrendous aftermath was treated at the scene for shock

The traditional jamón de la navidad

The traditional jamón de la navidad

  At this time of year, the traditional jamón de navidad is everywhere, whether on a stand being sliced or hanging from the ceiling as complete legs. I remember once, shortly after we’d moved here, seeing hams in Mercadona for around €35 and a week later, in El Corte...

35th Feria de Artesanía de Canarias 2019

35th Feria de Artesanía de Canarias 2019

  Photo: Artesanía de Tenerife Just a reminder of the annual Feria de Artesanía de Canarias that starts tomorrow. Every year shortly before Christmas, the Canarian Government organizes a huge and extremely popular arts & crafts fair which alternates between the...

Another patera arrives at Tenerife

Another patera arrives at Tenerife

Another patera has arrived in Tenerife. Emergency services say that one carrying 28 occupants was seen off the Granadilla coast earlier today. None of the occupants required medical assistance and they are now in due process in care of the Guardia Civil. Source: Janet...

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